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.
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.
President Donald Trump called for something very controversial in Washington DC: to treat government employees as though they work for us.
Richard Thaler might be very smart, but his contribution to economics was largely, as he put it himself, to ‘make a career stealing ideas from psychologists.’
Some reports say the Environmental Protection Agency is now focused on undermining science. From what I know as a professional scientist, nothing could be further from the truth.
The United Nations and other international organizations are prime examples of a bureaucracy run amuck to the point of undermining democratic rule and the people’s sovereignty.
Do Republicans really think that fewer than 5,000 appointees can win against 2.8 million federal employees who have a vested interest in absolutely nothing changing?
Critics of Common Core warned us that ‘college-ready’ actually meant community-college ready. It looks like they were being too generous.
We no longer live in a constitutional republic—we’re subject to the rule of an unaccountable administrative state and a new book argues that fighting back is the only way to preserve our freedoms.
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