Congress and the White House are much better at starting wars than cleaning up after them.
The initial and temporary difficulty millions of Americans suffered when they first tried to sign up doesn't matter.
Fiscal conservatism turned the state into an unlikely leader in the fight to end homelessness.
The new Farm Bill cuts food aid to poor families.
With the traditional highway to success down to two lanes, it's time for some innovation.
Many elderly Americans are close enough to poverty's edge that Social Security cuts of any size could push them over the brink.
That should do it.
Food stamp cuts are a lousy holiday gift for hungry Americans.