Posts Tagged ‘David Brooks’

Morning After Reading

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Baby Talk

By William Kristol (The Weekly

I was struck by these sentences in President Obama’s speech.  Read the full story here.

Congress In the Lead

By David Brooks (The New York Times)

Some of us like to think big.  We thought at the beginning of this debt crisis that it might be possible to reach a Grand Bargain.  This deal would make a serious dent in the country’s awful debt problem.  It would begin to reform entitlements.  It would enough revenue to forestall ruinous cuts in domestic programs.  Read the full story here.

Republicans Take Note

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

When George Allen was coach of the Washington Redskins he coined the phrase “the future is now.”  In government the past should not be forgotten but  “the future is now.” David Brooks in today’s NYT offers Republicans a thoughtful view about the future.