By Mark Tapscott | 07/07/14 08:57 AM
President Obama's anti-carbon emissions program is a classic illustration of how liberal elites shape federal regulatory policies.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/06/14 05:54 PM
A federal judge will decide Tuesday whether to lift a 16-month-old "temporary" stay on a non-profit government watchdog's Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for Operation Fast and Furious scandal documents.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/03/14 09:01 AM
In the liberal determination to attribute political problems to the evil isms -- racism, genderism, anti-gay prejudice, male privilege, etc. -- there lurks utter intolerance just beneath the surface.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/02/14 08:29 AM
If things were bad between Tea Party activists and the Mississippi Republican establishment before last Tuesday's Senate primary runoff, it's about to get a lot uglier.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/01/14 05:04 PM
IRS attorneys will be even busier than normal next week, because another federal judge has told them to show up in court July 11 to defend the federal tax agency.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/01/14 08:34 AM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest may have given a preview of what could become the worst mistake of President Obama's tenure in the Oval Office.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/30/14 08:20 AM
President Obama promised in his first State of the Union address following the Republican victory in the 2010 off-year election "to work to rebuild the people's faith in the institution of government." It's been downhill for public confidence in government ever since.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/29/14 11:42 AM
Chris Edwards of the Cato Institute has launched a great new tool for understanding federal spending trends since 1970. It's the "Make Your Own Spending Chart" interactive on downsizinggovernment.org. You just check whichever federal department you want to graph and it appears on the chart...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/28/14 09:00 PM
A big majority of Americans believe the IRS scandal is serious and its investigation by Congress should continue until the full truth is known.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/27/14 04:31 PM
Internal Revenue Service officials will have to explain to a federal judge July 10 why the tax agency didn't inform the court that Lois Lerner's emails had been lost.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/27/14 10:55 AM
Ever get tired of hearing people preface sentences with "Like" and end them with "know what I mean?" There are lots of such irritations among political pundits, too.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/27/14 09:04 AM
There were 26 reports between 2000 and 2011 by government investigators and auditors describing the problems now known as the "VA scandal." Those reports cover the six years of President Obama's tenure in the Oval Office, as well as President George W. Bush's two terms. So why wasn't something...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/26/14 08:59 AM
For reasons known only to Richard Nixon, the disgraced former president refused to burn the Watergate tapes despite being urged to do so by then-Secretary of the Treasury John Connally. Connally wasn't alone in that opinion, as renowned defense lawyer Edward Bennett Williams held the same...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/25/14 07:52 AM
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the ranking minority member of the panel, struck a blow Tuesday for maintaining agreement across the partisan aisle on the importance of protecting the public's right to know what its government is doing.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/24/14 09:06 AM
Sometimes, videos tell the story far better than any written words possibly could and that is especially the case with last night's hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the IRS scandal.
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