Here are, in my view, interesting, noteworthy columns and articles from the past week that I highly recommend:
Voter ID Was a Success in November
"Turnout was higher in states that took a simple step to prevent fraud."
Blago: Impeach Doyle, too
What are they buying?
"No matter how many times President Barack Obama tells us that these 'extraordinary times' call for 'swift action,' the kind of economic policies he is promoting take effect very slowly, no matter how quickly the legislation is rushed through Congress. It is the old Army game of hurry up and wait."
Our need to revive
"Generally, one jumpstarts a car when the battery is dead, but America's 'batteries' (its people) are not dead. The vehicle has stalled because too much government meddling and loss of personal responsibility has flooded the engine. More meddling will not revive the U.S. economy anymore than holding down the accelerator on a flooded engine will start a car."
No apologies from David Obey
“Mr. Obey’s impatience, temper and occasionally cutting tone are well known. Even as he outlined the economic plan before Mr. Obama’s inauguration, he flippantly referred to the new president as ‘the crown prince’.“
The day America lost the war on terrorism
"On Nov. 4, 2008, America lost the war on terror. Our enemies must be happily celebrating their great good fortune in America’s election of this platitudinous, morally relativistic, Jimmy Carter carbon copy in the midst of battle."
Obama breaks promise