“Buy America” (Part Deux)

    From Bloomberg: Obama’s advisers are looking at including a “buy American” provision in the economic-stimulus legislation that the incoming administration has made its first priority. “We are reviewing the buy American proposal and we are committed to a plan that will save or create 3 million jobs, including jobs in manufacturing,” said Jen Psaki, a spokeswoman for Obama’s transition team. So, economic nationalism is back | Read More »

    Defining Country First

    John McCain succeeded far beyond our expectations of the man. He hosted a rousing GOP Convention with the theme “Country First”. While Sarah Palin absolutely dominated the news coverage, John McCain’s message of selfless service did tug the heart strings during the last third of his acceptance speech. “Country First” puts pressure on Senator McCain. It demands that he define that concept in the tangled, | Read More »