By Washington Examiner | 02/04/14 05:16 PM
When Congress passed and President Nixon signed into law the Endangered Species Act in 1973, the purpose of the measure was “to provide for the conservation, protection, restoration, and propagation of threatened and endangered species of fish, wildlife, and plants, and for other purposes.”...
By Washington Examiner | 02/03/14 04:36 PM
To understand why grassroots dissatisfaction with the Republican establishment in Washington is so intense, look no further than the Agriculture Act of 2014 produced by a Senate-House conference committee.
By Washington Examiner | 02/03/14 07:32 AM
This is the day when Americans are supposed to find out how much the Obama administration wants to spend on the federal government in fiscal year 2015. Once again, they'll be disappointed. A 1921 law obliges the president to submit a budget request for the upcoming fiscal year by the first...
By Washington Examiner | 02/01/14 05:14 PM
John Koskinen, the new IRS commissioner, is on the hot seat and would do well to follow the example of Johnnie Mac Walters, who held the same post when President Nixon occupied the Oval Office. After Nixon aide John Dean handed Walters an envelope with a list of some 200 individuals the...
By Washington Examiner | 01/31/14 06:53 AM
Just over a week ago, the Supreme Court heard the case of Harris v. Quinn, in which a group of Illinois home health care workers objected to that state’s decision to make them eligible for unionization. A question related to the case that isn’t getting the attention it deserves is what...
By Washington Examiner | 01/30/14 07:20 AM
Despite the fact that Obama himself has been running the country during this time of allegedly deepening inequality, he and his fellow Democrats hope a populist message on the issue – accompanied by proposals such as hiking the minimum wage – will boost
By Washington Examiner | 01/29/14 06:29 AM
Closing down a bridge to punish a mayor for not endorsing Gov. Chris Christie for re-election was an unambiguous abuse of power by individuals on the governor’s staff and was rather petty to boot. This kind of bullying is hardly unique to New Jersey, though. It goes on at the federal level,...
By Washington Examiner | 01/28/14 06:42 AM
On "Fox News Sunday" last weekend, White House senior aide Dan Pfieffer fell back on his boss's old reliable explanation for why the nation's economy is still in such bad shape after five years and multiple billions of dollars worth of Obamanomics: “It's important to remember this president...
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