Compassionate Conservatism is a Love Song to Big Government

Cross-posted from Townhall. Few aspects of the Republican Party affair with the welfare state are worse than the crooning from politicians who offer “compassion” as an excuse for betraying conservatism. By muddling messaging and helping the press dismiss anyone to his right, a big-government Republican who claims he’s a limited-government Republican can undermine conservative principles… Continue reading Compassionate Conservatism is a Love Song to Big Government

Gov. John Kasich – Ohio’s Own Obama?

Cross-posted from Townhall. Ohio taxpayers are being treated to an unwelcome taste of DC, as Governor John Kasich brings President Obama’s favorite policies and tactics to the Buckeye State. Narrowly elected as a small-government conservative in 2010, Kasich has veered sharply to the left despite Republican supermajorities in both houses of the Ohio General Assembly.… Continue reading Gov. John Kasich – Ohio’s Own Obama?