Despite the dawning of the latest “fiscal cliff” — the sequester — the world appears not to have fallen apart, notwithstanding the dire predictions by the Obama White House. Even the president admitted it's not that bad, in a February 28 speech to businessmen.
Keynote speaker Thomas Woods, a historian and best-selling author, drew nothing but ovations from the New Hampshire Free Staters when he spoke in Nashua last weekend in favor of state nullification.
As scheduled spending cuts are set to hit on Friday, congressional Republicans are continuing to clash with the White House on how to address impending cuts. Republicans are accusing President Obama of “campaigning” and are urging him to help Congress find an alternative to the scheduled spending cuts rather than acting as a “road-show president.”
In its transition from print to digital the New York Times continues to shed assets. It wants to unload the Boston Globe and its related businesses, but it will be lucky to get $200 million for the package it bought in 1993 for $1.1 billion.
The successful passing of four gun control bills by the Colorado House of Representatives is only the first of an avalanche of progressive legislation that is coming from successful implementation of the political strategy called the Colorado Model, designed to turn red states blue.