By Mark Tapscott | 12/03/13 09:18 AM
Could the GOP be on the cusp of a JFK moment on the national political scene? Before simply dismissing the idea out of hand, consider the following: John F.Kennedy's appeal in the 1960 presidential campaign was built around his basic summons to the country: "Let's get America moving again."...
By Mark Tapscott | 12/02/13 09:03 AM
Two-term presidents entering the sixth year of their tenure in the Oval Office typically find their ability to influence the course of events increasingly compromised by their "lame-duck status." President Obama is approaching such a milestone in his presidency, and he is perhaps even more...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/27/13 09:13 AM
Those nine black-robed justices on the U.S. Supreme Court have agreed to decide two of the most important cases in the panel's history. The cases are Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius. Both are centered on the question of whether the federal...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/26/13 08:43 AM
Obamacare is endlessly referred to as President Obama's "signature domestic achievement," but six more weeks like the last half dozen could change that to "ruined his presidency."
By Mark Tapscott | 11/25/13 08:58 AM
Magical thinking — expecting unrealistic outcomes to result from mistaken assumptions — is a foolish foundation for foreign policy decisions. But how else to explain the Geneva deal with Iran?
By Mark Tapscott | 11/22/13 04:20 PM
Those Metrobus ads scheduled to appear on Washington, D.C., buses next week are backed by a couple of somewhat shadowy groups. The group officially behind the ads, which thank former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for leaking official documents, is the Partnership for Civil...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/22/13 09:07 AM
Reason's Nick Gillespie has an important article on Daily Beast that highlights an under-reported fact about President Obama and young voters -- they are increasingly estranged.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/21/13 09:07 AM
Political shock waves from the exploding Obamacare myth that "if you like your plan, you can keep it" are laying waste to all in a concentric path through American liberalism.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/20/13 09:07 AM
Nobody knows for sure how much the federal government loses annually to waste, fraud, and incompetence, but the tab just for improper payments by Medicare last year was nearly $30 billion.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/19/13 08:56 AM
Republicans face two big dilemmas regarding the 2014 and 2016 elections, and how they resolve each of them will likely shape the results in both contests. The first dilemma concerns how to approach the Obamacare crisis. Should the Republicans in the House and Senate simply sit back and watch...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/18/13 08:34 AM
That earthquake tremor centered in Louisiana over the weekend was another indication that the Washington Republican establishment may be in nearly as much trouble as the Democrats.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/15/13 10:02 AM
House Republicans are expected to approve the Upton bill to "fix" Obamacare's cancellation of health insurance plans bought by an estimated five million Americans.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/14/13 09:11 AM
Six weeks into Obamacare, it appears Sen. Max Baucus may well have been understating things when he predicted "a train wreck."
By Mark Tapscott | 11/13/13 09:02 AM
Public distrust of government, especially Congress, is at record lows, but journalists laboring in the traditional news media aren't in much better shape.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/12/13 08:25 AM
Democrats in Congress are preparing a new proposal to hike the minimum wage to $10.10, with the increases to come in three steps ending in 2015.
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