The brief lapse in appropriations had serious underlying causes, and the flip way its correspondents covered the incident led to arguably the dumbest headline in Politico’s history.
For several reasons, the proposed bailout appears to trace back to one individual—Andrew Bremberg, head of the White House’s Domestic Policy Council.
Republicans voted to add the very type of spending that allegedly concerns them most, and dramatically increased the burden of government on taxpayers.
The budget proposal means the Trump administration is now actively working to codify not one but two Obamacare bailouts that a Republican Congress denied to the Obama administration.
Parents and grandparents who otherwise work hard to help their kids have no compunction about burdening them with endless budget deficits resulting in a crushing national debt.
By throwing money at the problem of rising drug costs, Republican leaders’ ‘solution’ may end up raising them even faster.
Of course, Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer want to ram the deal through Congress by Thursday evening—because we have to pass the bill to find out what’s in it.
A company that allocates salary blind to an employee’s sex has still generated a pay gap, because men and women make different choices.
The president cannot easily influence the stock market over time, or the economy. Nor should he be able to.
The worst thing about all this is not that NBC reporter Katy Tur apparently has no idea about basic American expenses and their tradeoffs.
The call to restore earmarks is partly based on the belief that Congress has inadequate control over how the executive branch spends money. False.
House leaders have concocted a plan that would use a budget gimmick that arguably violates the law to bail out Obamacare and provide taxpayer funding to plans that cover abortion.
Congress has more tools at its disposal to repeal Obamacare’s regulatory morass than commonly believed.
What originated as a protection for highly trained service dogs and the people who rely on them has become an exploit available to any unscrupulous pet owner.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol are sharing talking points this week in attacks on the tax alterations Republicans finally managed to pass in December.
It seems an incredible waste to put tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of taxpayer dollars at risk, for want of a technological infrastructure likely costing far less.
New data on the state of insurance markets should force prognosticators to rethink their assumptions and predictions about the numbers of uninsured.
The facts of DACA lay bare the fraud underlying the Democrats’ politically motivated, selective shuttering of the federal government.
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