By Washington Examiner | 07/07/14 06:03 PM
As Americans celebrated this nation's birthday on July 4, most were likely unaware of a less uplifting commemoration that fell on the calendar during the same holiday weekend. That was Cost of Government Day, or July 6, 2014. The date's significance is one of political math and symbolism. By the...
By Washington Examiner | 07/06/14 01:47 PM
On July 3, Commerce reported a gain of 288,000 jobs for June, the fifth-largest monthly increase of President Obama's tenure. Perhaps things are finally improving. Or perhaps there's something ugly beneath the surface.
By Washington Examiner | 07/04/14 07:37 AM
Freedom is very much at risk this Independence Day weekend -- but then it always has been. As President Ronald Reagan said, freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
By Washington Examiner | 07/03/14 10:30 AM
President Obama's "so sue me" speech last week is a classic illustration of the community organizer practicing Saul Alinsky's 13th rule: "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it."
By Washington Examiner | 07/02/14 02:28 PM
Of all the Supreme Court opinions you've read and argued about this term, Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund probably isn't one. But it could be vitally important to your retirement security.
By Washington Examiner | 07/01/14 03:58 PM
As part of his plan for shifting immigration enforcement, administration officials signaled that President Obama intends to expand his policy of deferring deportation for young people who entered the U.S. illegally as children.
By Washington Examiner | 06/30/14 05:37 PM
The Supreme Court issued two crucial opinions, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby and Harris v. Quinn. Both rulings protect constitutionally guaranteed individual freedoms that Democratic politicians seek to compromise.
By Washington Examiner | 06/29/14 12:16 PM
Among the several significant rulings the Supreme Court handed down last week, the most important was its unanimous rebuke of President Obama's infamous appointments of January 2012. The court delivered a decisive verdict: President Obama abused his power when he made three recess-appointments...
By Washington Examiner | 06/27/14 03:57 PM
A new Tax Foundation analysis of workers' tax burdens in the 34 countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development shows that 31.3 percent of the average American worker's wages go to federal taxes. This puts the U.S. below the OECD average of 36 percent.
By Washington Examiner | 06/26/14 12:54 PM
What would you do if you opened a piece of mail addressed to you, only to discover that it was clearly intended for one of your neighbors? Most people would stop reading and simply forward it. It would seem right and moral – if not legally required – to avoid taking advantage of or otherwise...
By Washington Examiner | 06/25/14 04:49 PM
There's no question that the Republican professional campaign establishment pulled off a political coup in Mississippi on Tuesday that would make even the most jaded consultant proud.
By Washington Examiner | 06/24/14 05:08 PM
When a government scandal explodes, the proliferating revelations can quickly become overwhelming, causing the public to disengage. In the case of the rapidly widening controversy at the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Americans must not let this happen.
By Washington Examiner | 06/23/14 06:16 PM
Former Secretary of State and presumptive 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was challenged in an interview published over the weekend by the British Guardian newspaper to establish her credibility -- as a multi-millionaire -- on the issue of income inequality. Clinton...
By Washington Examiner | 06/22/14 04:00 PM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray was in the headlines again last week, this time because one of his senior executives tried to prevent a whistle blower from delivering stunning testimony describing what may well be the most hostile workplace for minority employees in...
By Washington Examiner | 06/20/14 01:13 PM
Big Green activists have taken their crusade against hydraulic fracturing to a number of state capitols for the same reason they oppose the Keystone XL pipeline. They want the fossil fuels that power the U.S. economy to remain in the ground, untapped.
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