Americans hunger for leaders who will attack our major problems head-on with candor and urgency. We can reverse course and address our big issues if we demand that our candidates speak honestly and answer the tough questions.
Two bills moving through Congress seek to protect copyright owners from the threat of digital piracy. But rather than take on actual criminals, this proposed legislation greatly expands the reach of the government.
The New York Times front page featured a menacing headline, "A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself." However, key facts in the story are inaccurate and the headline crumbles without these facts.
The battle over free trade has taken a crass -- and dishonest -- turn thanks to an ad campaign run by the AFL-CIO which suggests a free trade agreement between the U.S. and Colombia is "about murder" of Colombian labor organizers.
Why do unions oppose repatriation, a proposal to allow a lower tax rate for a defined time period for U.S. companies seeking to bring money earned overseas back into the country, as a solution to stimulate the economy?
Obama can remain passive and see if Congress can work it out. With his reelection kick off this week, this appears to be his strategy -- much like the football team winning after half-time shifting to only running plays and defense.
It's time we all make difficult choices and cut back on entitlement spending and government programs -- we can no longer afford the status quo, and staying wedded to our old ways disadvantages future generations.
As the person heading the association producing CES, I had a front row seat to judge the state of innovation. I'm pleased to report that the United States has leaders who focus on results before politics.