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What about cuts?

...the permanent fund to balance the state's budget, nowhere did it mention cutting the budget. There is far too much government in our lives as it is. You can have some of our PFD when you drastically cut salaries, vacation and sick days...
Op-ed: Is Rubio the one?

...and the entire political left has no ideas about the future. All their ideas are the same tired ideas of the past: more government, more spending. ... If I am the nominee, they will be the party of the past; we will be the party of the 21st...
Op-ed: Doing for yourself

...the story, nor in the endless promises of Democratic presidential candidates, is there a single word about whether more government spending will produce the promised outcomes. We are to take this on faith, despite past performance being a good...
Cal Thomas: A better 2016 agenda

...dire circumstances without help from the government. In fact, some of those interviewed say they had been through many government programs and that none of them helped.While "Comeback" is partly Ryan's brainchild, the series is not about...
Op-ed: The rail fantasy

...projects and doesn't entail envy of France. Amtrak may be many things, but it is emphatically not an argument for more government investment in passenger rail. Rich Lowry can be reached via e-mail:
Voices of Alaska: A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska

...efficiency for public buildings and homes offers a real opportunity to reduce energy bills. Voluntary programs rather than more government regulation is key to success. We must look for ways to continue building on the investments the Denali Commission...

...declared immoral." At this year's April conference, Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve said: "While many governments and well-meaning individuals have redefined marriage, the Lord has not."Speaking broadly and beyond just gay...
Tobacco tax would hurt economy

I understand Congress and the President's Administration are considering tobacco tax increases to finance more government spending. As immediate past Executive Director of Alaska Restaurant & Retail Association I believe our leaders in...

...year, but farmers have been frustrated with the drawn-out debate that has now lasted two years, saying they need more government certainty as they manage their farm operations.SNAP benefits would still be available for now. While farm bills...
Global study: World not ready for aging population

...keep working no matter how old you are - no one is rich enough to stop," he says. "Life is very difficult."Many governments have resisted tackling the issue partly because it is viewed as hugely complicated, negative and costly - which...


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