By Mark Tapscott | 12/05/13 09:03 AM
Remember President Obama's vow that lobbyists would not be welcome in his White House? That promise is proving to be no more credible than the one about keeping your health insurance plan. More than 100 lobbyists have been appointed by Obama to top jobs in his administration, according to the...
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 Editorial Writer | 12/01/13 10:20 AM
The practical reality is that when employers are responsible for providing a living wage, sooner or later, it becomes the government’s duty to guarantee it.
By Gregory Kane | 11/28/13 08:34 AM
Today, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, marks my very first mom-less Thanksgiving. She was born Ruth Katherine Floyd in Baltimore, Md. on May 27, 1922. She died this past Aug. 17. Thanksgiving this year is going to feel a lot less like Thanksgiving, but I’m sure Mom would want me to find something...
By David Freddoso | 11/23/13 06:30 PM
When Democrats invoked the so-called “nuclear option” last week, changing Senate rules to let President Obama's judicial nominees go through with simple majority votes, their opportunism was evident.
By John C. Goodman | 11/22/13 02:34 PM
The idea that John F. Kennedy was really a conservative, rather than the liberal icon he is so often depicted as, is the thesis of a new book by Ira Stoll. The idea is seconded by George Will in a column in The Washington Post. Are they correct? Before examining the case, let me make an...
By Veronique de Rugy | 11/22/13 09:15 AM
How can some policymakers claim to be fiscal conservatives when they won’t allow small spending cuts to the defense budget to go through?
By Tom Coburn | 11/20/13 04:05 PM
In politics, nothing matters more than ideas. Ideas matter. Ideas have consequences. Look at what's happening with Obamacare. It's a failure not just of a law, but of an idea, and a set of assumptions about government's ability to solve problems. No matter how many times this idea has been...
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 Hugh Hewitt | 11/18/13 09:16 AM
If it was a fight, they'd stop it; a play and it would close. If it was a Little League game, the mercy rule would be invoked. But because it is Obamacare, it goes on and on, a bureaucratic plague, touching, infecting and killing all parts of the health care system, some quickly, others slowly...
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