By Michael Barone | 10/20/13 06:24 PM
A reader who says that he has done large software installations for one of the big accounting firms wrote the following in an email. It seems to validate the concerns discussed in my Washington Examiner column on the Obamacare IT mess. 1. The integration aspect is most difficult. In this case,...
By Michael Barone | 10/20/13 10:35 AM
Economist Tyler Cowen (on whose most recent book, "Average Is Over," I wrote a Washington Examiner column) goes out on a limb every once in a while by writing blogposts quoting his outrageous evil twin Tyrone. Tyrone insists the Republicans won the showdown over the government shutdown and debt...
By Michael Barone | 10/18/13 02:34 PM
It's not just Republicans who are unhappy with Obamacare. Labor union leaders have been complaining too.
By Michael Barone | 10/16/13 04:01 PM
Amid all the tussling over the government shutdown and the debt ceiling, a couple of bombshells went off in the blogosphere that may prove of more enduring importance. They suggest that there is a nontrivial possibility that Obamacare may implode.
By Michael Barone | 10/15/13 10:42 AM
From an email correspondent in the Midwest comes a suggestion on how to delay Obamacare.
By Michael Barone | 10/11/13 12:30 PM
Some bad news for America, not on the political front this time, but on what corporate executives call human resources.
By Michael Barone | 10/09/13 05:32 PM
The Weekly Standard had the story earlier today: An "unidentified bearded man" was cutting grass and tending the lawn around the Lincoln Memorial. Naturally, the National Park Service guards shooed him away -- can't have citizens tending the grounds around an open-air monument. The Obama...
By Michael Barone | 10/09/13 01:07 PM
What to make of all the polls on the government shutdown? You know, the ones that say that, to varying degrees, congressional Republicans are being blamed more than Democrats and Barack Obama. Let me give a roundabout answer, based on a theory that people sometimes try to send messages through...
By Michael Barone | 10/08/13 12:56 PM
Tech writer Michael Malone has an excellent piece for Forbes entitled "Why Progressive Always Get Tech Wrong." The gist is that American liberals favor top-down command-and-control policies, while information technology connects people in markets and enables them to make their own choices.
By Michael Barone | 10/07/13 05:10 PM
Nate Cohn has a good piece in the New Republic explaining to its mostly liberal readers why Democrats don't have a good chance to regain a majority in the House in 2014, despite the supposedly massive unpopularity of House Republicans. The bottom line: There aren't many target seats (only 17...
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