Democratic republics must be governed by the rule of law, not by kingly executive decrees, or else they cease to be democratic republics.
The long and crucial struggle for repeal received a big boost when Scott Walker became the first leading Republican presidential candidate to advance a winning conservative alternative to Obamacare's 2,400 pages of federal largess.
Scott Walker's Obamacare alternative, which is both conservative and credible, could lead to a "moment when conservatives move beyond slowing down the progress of the liberal welfare state and move toward executing a policy U-turn toward re-limiting government and empowering citizens."
Under a winning alternative, costs would drop, liberty would be secured, and any American who wants to buy health insurance would be able to do so.
Actual tax credits—not subsidies to insurance companies like Obamacare gives when people buy government-mandated insurance through government-run exchanges—would “minimize the role of government,” “eliminate perverse incentives to over-consume health care,” “empower individuals,” and lead to Obamacare’s repeal.
The Wisconsin governor’s conservative alternative to Obamacare is a political and policy winner.
One of the most crucial things for a new president to do in rebuilding our national defense will be to persuade Congress to resume production of the F-22 Raptor fighter—America’s best plane.
With crime on the rise in the wake of President Obama’s disparaging of police, it seems like a strange time for Republicans in Congress to be working with the Obama administration to make the federal justice system more lenient.
The National Mall does not need to be marred by a taxpayer-funded postmodern monstrosity that in no way reflects the republican mores that guided the man it would purportedly honor.