By Editorial Writer | 11/25/13 05:30 AM
President Obama promised during his announcement of the Geneva deal with Iran that “for the first time in a decade, we have halted the progress of the Iranian nuclear program, and key parts of the program will be rolled back.”
By Editorial Writer | 11/23/13 07:33 AM
Jeff Zients, the former acting director of the White House Office of Management and Budget who was brought in to oversee fixes to the troubled Obamacare website Healthcare.gov, insisted during a Nov. 22 conference call that the "tech surge" team would meet President Obama’s goal of having the...
By Editorial Writer | 11/21/13 05:38 PM
Transcendentalist poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid must have a very big mind indeed. Otherwise, how to explain the fact that Reid made both of the...
By Editorial Writer | 11/20/13 03:41 PM
Twenty-two Republican lawmakers have signed four articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder. Their action has prompted a fair amount of mirth among pundits who view it as little more than a media stunt. To be sure, the impeachment articles aren’t likely to go forward.
By Editorial Writer | 11/19/13 05:01 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials have stalled for two years on providing Congress and the American people with the scientific evidence — peer-reviewed studies, analytical papers and databases — that would justify regulations targeting the coal industry.
By Editorial Writer | 11/18/13 06:04 PM
Sen. Orrin Hatch has been defending employee rights since he was first elected in 1976. As a freshman senator, the Utah Republican helped lead the filibuster that defeated the Labor Law Reform Act, which would have effectively eliminated secret ballot elections. Nearly four decades later, he's...
By Editorial Writer | 11/18/13 08:11 AM
It hard to see how the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s actions against entrepreneur Craig Zucker amount to anything less than an abuse of power by the government and a possible personal vendetta by the head of the agency. Zucker faces a fine of up to $57 million from the CPSC for having...
By Editorial Writer | 11/15/13 12:22 PM
Sen. David Vitter is the skunk at the Capitol Hill party. The Louisiana Republican has introduced a measure in Congress called the No Washington Exemption from Obamacare Act. Vitter’s proposal requires that all senators, representatives and congressional staff members participate in Obamacare...
By Editorial Writer | 11/14/13 07:24 PM
More than two dozen times since 2008, President Obama said that under Obamacare “if you like your present health insurance plan, you can keep it. Period.” He made that promise over and over despite warnings from his senior aides that it could not be kept, despite the clear text of the law,...
By Editorial Writer | 11/14/13 08:16 AM
Americans love golden and bald eagles. The majestic birds of prey are the nation’s symbol, and the removal of the bald eagle from the endangered species list in 2007 is justifiably a source of national pride.
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