Entries Tagged as 'Small Government'

In Defense of the Department of Energy (Sort of)

November 11th, 2011 at 8:42 am 29 Comments

Before he famously stumbled in the debate earlier this week, Rick Perry said he would eliminate the Department of Energy. Ron Paul agrees. Any time one sees a bunch of libertarian minded people in a room together (heck, even libertarian-leaning liberals) the Department of Energy often ends up on the theoretical chopping block.

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Romney Won’t Drink the Tea

October 12th, 2011 at 9:20 am 85 Comments

In an October 11 post discussing Romney’s performance in a recent Gallup poll, advice the Washington Monthly’s Steve Benen noted, “What seems more interesting, however, is just how weak a frontrunner Mitt Romney really is. Even as Rick Perry’s support collapses, and even when the rest of the GOP field is largely ridiculous, the former Massachusetts governor is still stuck with 20% — down a few points from a month earlier.

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