Obama vs. Perry in a nutshell

Mark Hemingway at the Weekly Standard uncovered a quote from Texas Governor, Rick Perry, that distills the essence of the consistent, conservative approach that forms the basis for his efficient management of our most successful state: Government isn't difficult in theory...Don't spend all the money, keep taxes low, have a fair and predictable regulatory climate, keep frivolous lawsuits to a minimum, and fund an accountable education system so that you have a skilled work force available. Then get the hell out of the way and let the private sector do what the private sector does best. Under Barely the President, we have seen our federal government spend all the current available money and have dipped into the pockets of our children and grandchildren for more. Regulatory budgets  in Washington have grown 16% since 2008, topping $54 billion while employment at federal regulatory agencies has climbed 13% under B.O. to 281,000. Obama has imposed more than 75 new major regulatory...(Read Full Post)