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  • Liberals go to the barricades to defend crony capitalism

    In the current battle over the Export-Import Bank, Democratic politicians and liberal journalists have dropped their populist pretenses and openly embraced the corporate-federal collusion that Ex-Im embodies.

  • Now some Democrats question Obamacare's employer mandate: Examiner Editorial

    Think-tankers at the Urban Institute and Democratic congressional candidates like Natalie Tennant of West Virginia are even hinting that the employer mandate may not be justified. Funny, didn't Tea Partiers make the same arguments in 2009 and 2010?

  • Hillary Clinton is past her time

    Fate hasn't been kind to Hillary Clinton, at least not in its most recent phase.

  • Government will take every penny you've earned so far this year: Examiner Editorial

    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...

  • Big Labor's big problems with the Supreme Court

    About the best thing that Big Labor can say about the recently concluded Supreme Court term is that it could have been much worse for them.

  • Obama channels Saul Alinsky with 'so sue me' speech: Examiner Editorial

    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."

  • Big Ideas: On Aereo, college tuition and teacher tenure

    The Supreme Court's 6-3 opinion found that the Aereo system of broadcast television signals retransmitted online via a system of micro-antennas was a violation of copyright law.

  • Iraq's oil potential goes untapped

    Anxiety over the turmoil in Iraq disrupting oil output is easing as Iraqi forces push back against the Sunni extremist insurgency, but long-term fears remain that the instability could cause painful aftershocks -- especially if it scares off multinational oil companies that had begun investing in...

  • What border crisis?

    Despite the rhetoric, the "border crisis" in the Rio Grande Valley is a relatively minor one, in terms of numbers.

  • The fight in Congress that has Democrats defending big business

    In the battle to renew the Export-Import Bank, Senate Democrats are lining up behind the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, while many Republicans are in sympathy with Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the iconic foe of crony capitalism.

  • How Obama's immigration power play will shape the midterms

    President Obama's decision to go it alone on immigration reform ignited a debate that won't be decided until November: Is he guilty of executive overreach or a principled reformer forced to act by Washington gridlock?

  • Let the Hillary veepstakes begin

    Hillary Clinton is still many months from announcing whether she will run for president in 2016 -- but, for a potential running mate, it's never too early to start cozying up.

  • Is Julian Castro on the fast track to the Democratic ticket?

    Julian Castro has both a blessing and a curse: He's President Obama's pick to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development, but most people are focused on what job he'll take after HUD.

  • The Republican who has followed Ted Kennedy's path

    In many ways, Sen. John McCain has followed the path laid out by Sen. Ted Kennedy after his unsuccessful attempt to wrest the Democratic nomination from Jimmy Carter in 1980.

  • Hobby Lobby debate exposes flaws with employer-based health insurance

    Despite the controversy it has generated, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case was rather straightforward. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, passed nearly unanimously in 1993 by a Democratic-controlled U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Clinton, set up certain...



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