Almost a third of the money in many state government budgets now comes directly from Washington, D.C. But why are federal taxpayers paying for Wisconsin’s bike paths?
Intending to paint Jeff Sessions negatively, the Times accidentally paints a diligent and effective agency head who is achieving results over the objections of a large, entrenched, and politically extreme bureaucracy.
Today, it is nearly impossible to fire the 2.8 million federal bureaucrats who staff the executive agencies, from which they issue rules that directly affect the lives of Americans every day.
What a terrible price there is to pay for a judge who naively questions whether unelected bureaucrats should have the final say on what the law means.
True servants of the people need not boast. This anonymous author does, so we know he is not.
The problem with the much-discussed op-ed isn’t that the author is anonymous, it’s that author celebrates nullifying a presidential election.
In a first for the Trump U.S Department of Education, this rollback will also undo Clinton and Bush-era policies, to adhere more closely to the law and Supreme Court precedent, an administration official told The Federalist.
Wrongfully prosecuting Alaskan Sen. Ted Stevens paid off handsomely for Democratic partisans at no cost to the perpetrators. Obviously, someone was paying attention.
The United States’ civil service could fairly be described as the branch of the Democratic Party that does not have the inconvenience of standing for election.
FBI agents deserve a seasoned criminal investigator or counterintelligence agent to lead them — someone who also survived the Academy, carried a gun and badge, worked the hard cases, and fought the bureaucratic fight.
The administration proposes changing the FDA’s name to the ‘Federal Drug Administration,’ making clear that its focus will solely be on drugs, devices, biologics, and tobacco.
Nonprofits, states, and local governments now typically behave like big-box stores: same entity, different location. Maybe the aisles run side to side instead of front to back, but largely everything is the same.
Any lasting resolution to our gridlock and polarization will come only with a political realignment in which the winning coalition dominates national politics for a generation or more.
Even a cursory examination reveals Richard Cordray to be more than just a self-promoting pit bull with vaguely monarchical tendencies. He is also a corrupt partisan hack.
Robert Mueller’s investigation is showy and politically important, but it is not unique. It embodies our administrative state.
Regulation creates unforeseen issues, which are papered over by more regulations. Eventually what we’re left with is a 20,000-page bill destined to fail.
The New Deal led to the rise of the administrative state, to which Congress frequently delegates its regulatory power.
It is embarrassing for a president to call you a failure and attack your institutions, while placing the blame for what has occurred at your feet.
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