But just one week before, the President and his Democrat colleagues used this very point -- that the budget is about values -- as an excuse to attack conservatives and Republicans.
One hundred billion dollars is wasted in Washington on any given day by the time President Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi have finished breakfast.
How much do politicians believe that, ultimately, things will go on and be just fine no matter what we do?
Liberal mythology is about a power struggle of interests between "haves" and "have-nots" rather than an ongoing struggle for human freedom.
All our growing big government failures, now being institutionalized instead of being reformed, will be dumped disproportionately into their laps.
Government unions use the force model to enrich themselves at the direct expense of taxpayers to the point of bankrupting us all.
Despite the major repudiation Obama received in last year's election, he has not changed at all.
How do we reconcile the paradox that most know that the federal government is out of control, yet support the programs that are driving it out of control?
The fact that experts in Washington are wrong 100 percent of the time never seems to discourage us from going down the same path again and again.
If Republicans offer a bold alternative to seize control from politicians and bureaucrats and return power and freedom to citizens, they can bet on public support.