By Mark Tapscott | 01/29/14 07:59 PM
Will she or won’t she? That’s the question House watchdogs are asking as they wait to learn whether they will hear testimony from the Justice Department lawyer — and Obama donor — who is investigating the IRS' targeting and harassment of conservative, Tea Party and evangelical religious...
By Mark Tapscott | 01/29/14 09:00 AM
There was one supremely moving moment at the end when he paused to praise a wounded American hero, but last night's State of the Union address was otherwise vintage Obama. That is to say, full of self-serving rhetorical sleights-of-hand, half-truths presented as evidence of progress and...
By Mark Tapscott | 01/28/14 09:02 AM
Quick, what's the most famous quote uttered by a president in his State of the Union address? Don't worry if nothing comes to mind because nobody takes this annual orgy of empty political promises seriously.
By Mark Tapscott | 01/28/14 06:31 AM
Eighteen states approved measures last year to cut taxes in efforts to improve their economic competitiveness and spark new growth, according to a report by the American Legislative Exchange Council.
By Mark Tapscott | 01/27/14 09:05 AM
There is a revealing juxtaposition in the news this morning regarding the federal government that may say something that many will likely find disturbing and some downright sinister.
By Mark Tapscott | 01/24/14 08:43 AM
Speaking during his annual State of the State address to the Wisconsin legislature, Walker proposed $800 million in tax cuts he said were made possible by the $912 million state surplus that has resulted from policies he put in place following his election in 2010.
By Mark Tapscott | 01/23/14 09:21 AM
Emails obtained recently through a Freedom of Information Act request submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency by the Energy and Environment Legal Institute exposed a slice of that coordination in the campaign to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
By Mark Tapscott | 01/22/14 09:29 AM
Wendy Davis appears to want to show the quick way out of national political stardom, thanks to a series of startling news stories that have appeared in the Texas media since the weekend.
By Mark Tapscott | 01/21/14 09:15 AM
Establishment Republicans -- to say nothing of mainstream media liberals -- don't give Heritage Action chief Michael Needham much respect. To put it charitably, that's probably because they just don't get him. The reason they don't get Needham -- and the rest of the insurgent conservatives in...
By Mark Tapscott | 01/21/14 05:51 AM
State governments are piling up debt almost as fast as the federal government, with a total of $5.1 trillion now on their books. Calculated on a per capita basis, the $5.1 trillion represents an obligation of $16,178 for every state resident in the country, according to State Budget Solutions'...
By Mark Tapscott | 01/20/14 09:08 AM
Except for folks who make their living arguing before federal judges, reading court opinions isn't likely among the regular practices of Morning Examiner readers. But a three-judge panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling last week that should be read...
By Mark Tapscott | 01/17/14 08:59 AM
Slowly but surely the truth is becoming known about President Obama's blatant use of the Internal Revenue Service to suppress the First Amendment political free speech rights of Tea Party, conservative and evangelical non-profits during the 2010, 2012 -- and now -- the 2014 campaigns.
By Mark Tapscott | 01/16/14 08:40 AM
Gun-control advocates have for decades claimed that allowing more individuals to own firearms will lead to higher crime rates. Yet a Gallup poll recently reported that 47 percent of Americans reporting having at least one firearm in their home, and there's no crime wave.
By Mark Tapscott | 01/15/14 09:00 AM
Has Big Green's global warming campaign been such a total failure that it's prompting a wholesale house-cleaning of the movement's top leadership?
By Mark Tapscott | 01/14/14 09:39 AM
Only in a Washington that "leads from behind" would American leaders hail a deal with an arch enemy to deny it a weapon of awful destructive power, only to have that foe declare the very same day that it will never stop its development of that terrible device.
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