Author: Grady Means, opinion contributor

The Democrats’ 2022 death wish

The Democrats, supported by many in the liberal mainstream media, are taking a victory lap for passing the $800 billion Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a label that Gerry Baker, former editor of the Wall Street Journal, has deemed to be so inaccurate that he called it an insult to used car salesmen. The political…

Give Biden the Darwin Award

Ronald Reagan said the world is divided into the smart and the dumb, the lazy and the energetic, providing eight possible combinations, of which, by far, the most dangerous is the dumb/energetic. When I first came to Washington (yes, a half-century ago), we were led by serious smart/energetic politicians. Major social justice legislation was working…

The net-zero Dark Ages: Democrats’ war on the poor

The Dark Ages were accompanied by darkness (obviously), cold, poverty, starvation, plague and depredation. The world became smaller and feudal. Infrastructure collapsed. Everyone suffered, but especially the poor. It’s pretty much what the Democrats are doing to America today. Let’s start with the “Dark New Deal.” The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), which is…