David Asman Archive
Published May 11, 2011
Imagine the surprise of Dartmouth College parents when they got word that the keynote speaker at this year's commencement ceremony will be TV host Conan O'Brien.
Published April 28, 2011
Rebuilding America. The president tells us we're in a recovery. Ben Bernanke tells us we're in a recovery. But it sure doesn't feel like a recovery.
Published April 08, 2011
The shutdown has become the story in D.C. But it shouldn't be. The story should be about how the tea party movement has finally begun to penetrate the thick skin of status quo politicians, who were determined to keep growing government come hell or high water.
Published April 06, 2011
The U.S. Treasury collected $194 billion in taxes last month. During the same month, the government spent more than $1.1 trillion on expenses.
Published March 25, 2011
Asman: Barack Obama our is commander in chief, but some wonder if he knows that.
Published March 15, 2011
Will Americans stand up to a change that they don't believe in and don't want. Or have we gone too far down the road to change the new path we're on?
Published March 01, 2011
There's nothing wrong with the president standing up for the unions. But if in doing so, he's also seen as standing up for the bullies sent out by the unions, he could lose even more support than he already has.
Published February 21, 2011
The union thugs and their friends in D.C. trying to hijack the democratic process in Wisconsin seem to have forgotten something: There was an election in November, and the new representatives in the Wisconsin State House represent the will of the people.
Published February 17, 2011
The president's budget is the most cynical thing to come out of the White House since Bill Clinton's claims about Monica Lewinsky. It's a fantasy from start to finish.
Published February 10, 2011
Mubarak is a crony socialist, and Egyptians want a free market, because they rely on the market. Luckily, Egypt’s revolution isn’t complicated by oil.