By Mark Tapscott | 10/09/13 08:02 AM
A remarkable story appeared a few days ago in the news section of the San Jose Mercury News, which serves the Silicon Valley and Bay Area of San Francisco.
By Mark Tapscott | 10/08/13 08:30 AM
It was utterly predictable that liberal activists and their traditional media allies would claim that Republicans will lose their House majority in 2014 as a result of the government shutdown.
By Mark Tapscott | 10/07/13 07:57 AM
Is President Obama so obsessed with making the government shutdown as painful as possible while putting the blame for it on Republicans that he will use missing children to score political points?
By Mark Tapscott | 10/04/13 09:04 AM
Headlines have been dominated this week by the government shutdown, but some things apparently really never do change, things like federal spending, waste, fraud and abuse.
By Mark Tapscott | 10/03/13 11:47 AM
Historians may someday refer to Oct. 2, 2013, as the day President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid began losing the Obamacare Shutdown. First, it was Reid trashing CNN reporter Dana Bash for having the temerity to ask the Senate's top Democrat why he wouldn't allow a vote on a...
By Charlie Spiering | 10/02/13 03:43 PM
Washington Examiner Executive Editor Mark Tapscott and Fox News political analyst Juan Williams discussed Obamacare and the government shutdown on Fox News' "Happening Now" on Wednesday. Tapscott said the proper context for understanding the debate was the insistence of President Obama and...
By Mark Tapscott | 10/02/13 10:44 AM
If nothing so focuses the mind as the prospect of being hanged in the morning, then being declared non-essential in a government shutdown must do the same thing for federal bureaucrats. The horror of the "non-essential" label was so great in fact that the Office of Personnel Management, which...
By Mark Tapscott | 10/01/13 08:47 AM
Welcome to the first day of Shutdown 2013. Senate Democrats are expected promptly this morning to reject the fourth offer in recent days by House Republicans to keep the government open and to add to the list of changes President Obama has already made in Obamacare.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/30/13 01:32 PM
Don't expect the traditional media to say so, but whether the federal government shuts down at 12:01 a.m. tonight depends mostly on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Over the weekend, House Speaker John Boehner led the House in passing a revised Continuing Resolution that funds the government...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/25/13 09:11 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz stood for hours on end Tuesday and into Wednesday this week making the case for defunding Obamacare. It's a compelling case because Obamacare increasingly appears to be converting America into a nation of part-time workers, crushing the opportunity of businesses to expand and...
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