Today’s Brew 9-13-10

Really important op-ed in today’s Wall Street Journal by Arthur Brooks of AEI and Congressman Paul Ryan:

The Size of Government and the Choice This Fall

In polls, Americans overwhelmingly prefer small government and low taxes to the alternative. Yet they’ve been given big government, one program at a time.

Today’s Brew 9-1-10

By Larry Kudlow

The Business of America Is Business

Profits up, rates down, tax cuts, and a stock rally. How about some optimism.

In fact, since 2001, business profits have doubled, even while the stock market dial has hardly moved. If Washington can just keep its paws off of business and let market processes work, firms will continue to prosper domestically and internationally and will eventually pick up their hiring.

I hate to sound too much like Calvin Coolidge, who after Reagan is my favorite 20th century president, but the business of America is business.