Never Let a Good 'Scandal' Go to Waste as Conservatives Push Their Agenda
With at least three Obama administration scandals swirling in Washington, and perhaps more on the way, a number of opportunities “to do the things … you didn’t think were possible” have emerged—like moving a conservative agenda.
Actually, Sen. Baucus, ObamaCare Is Facing Multiple Train Wrecks
Sen. Max Baucus’ gaff—defined in Washington as when someone inadvertently tells the truth—about ObamaCare being a “train wreck” was actually an understatement: ObamaCare faces multiple train wrecks.
MO. Senators Lead In Throwing Out Constitution?
A contentious and complex bill, the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act, is being rammed through the U.S. Senate so that a variety of important constitutional questions and concerns can be ignored. Aiding and abetting in such public policy malpractice? Both senators from Missouri, Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill.
States Beg Congress to Regulate Their Tax Systems
Having the federal government mandate nationwide online sales tax collection could be the next step in undermining our legacy of constitutional federalism.
Seven Reasons The Economy Could Be Headed Into Recession
The U.S. economy—President Obama’s economy—is sending decidedly mixed signals. While some economic indicators are picking up, many others are headed south—which means there’s a good chance the economy could slip into recession again soon.
Obama to Seniors: It's Time for You to Pay
Seniors strongly supported Mitt Romney in the 2012 election over President Barack Obama, and now Obama attempts to get his revenge in his most recent budget proposal with cuts to Social Security and Medicare, as well as tax hikes for estates and 401(k)s.
A Federal Agency Promotes Discrimination By Trying To Fight It
The U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been ratcheting up its use of some questionable methods for determining hiring or pay discrimination, amounting to a perpetual witch hunt of manufactured culprits to harass in order to justify their own existence—and budget.
About Those Tax Breaks for Big Oil...
A bill sponsored by Rep. Chris Van Hollen has inadvertently called attention to the fact that those "special tax breaks" just for the oil and gas industry don't exist. Mr. Van Hollen proposes to create some very special punishments instead. Regardless of the bill's fortunes on Capitol Hill, it has already performed a public service by illuminating the fallacy behind assaults on the industry.
Health Savings Accounts Will Survive ObamaCare -- At Least For Now
It appears that Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) will slip under the Affordable Care Act’s threshold for qualified coverage—although just barely. And given the fact that HSAs, and similar high deductible health insurance options, are about the only type of health coverage bending down the health care cost curve, they may even thrive.
Why Health Care Spending Will Explode Under ObamaCare
On the eve of ObamaCare’s third anniversary one thing is for sure: there have been a lot of surprises in the last three years — most of them bad. And the White House and Democrats are about to get their next big surprise when health care spending explodes.
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