The Corner

Fiscal Armageddon Roundup

In case you have a life, had better things to do, and haven’t been following the public pensions/municipal meltdown/Fiscal Armageddon news over the Christmas break, a depression-inducing Monday roundup.

How about this for a national New Year’s resolution: We must not go another $1 trillion into debt. I know, that’s like the 500-pound guy vowing to lose five pounds — but if the alternative is gaining a hundred . . .

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Law & the Courts

It’s a Set-up

In my column yesterday, I contended that the unverifiable sexual-assault allegation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh bore “all the hallmarks of a set-up.” I based that assessment on the patently flimsy evidence, coupled with Senate Democrats’ duplicitous abuse of the confirmation-hearing process. To repeat ... Read More