By Mark Tapscott | 08/29/14 08:26 PM
Congress banned federal funding for ACORN in 2009 after years of allegations of misuse and corruption, but many of its local chapters reorganized under new names and continued their previous operations.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/29/14 12:15 PM
Official watchdogs at three federal agencies are doing a poor job of spreading the word about the rights and protections available to federal employees who blow the whistle on waste, fraud and corruption.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/28/14 09:31 AM
U.S. Postal Service officials spent more than $39 million leasing trailers last year, but they have no way of tracking their locations or even confirming that they exist, according to a government watchdog.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/27/14 08:35 AM
Somewhere, Woodrow Wilson is smiling. President Obama appears to have found a way around that pesky constitutional requirement of a two-thirds majority of the Senate approving U.S. treaties with foreign nations.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/26/14 08:19 AM
For months on end, IRSCommissioner John Koskinen insisted that Lois Lerner's emails were destroyed when her computer's hard drive failed. Now, the country learns that Lerner's emails never were lost.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/25/14 08:22 AM
American outrage over the gruesome murder of journalist James Foley has prompted the appearance of a reversal of President Obama's "leading from behind" foreign policy strategy, especially in the Middle East.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/22/14 08:19 AM
President Obama is still vacationing in Martha's Vineyard as this is written. But he may have experienced a jolting encounter with a grim reality.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/21/14 08:20 AM
Hostage rescues are among the most dangerous and difficult jobs America asks its military to do. When they fail, it's not the fault of the brave soldiers who carry out the missions.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/20/14 08:12 AM
Dan Sullivan won Tuesday's Alaska Republican Senate primary pretty much as expected, taking 40 percent of the vote, followed by Tea Party insurgent Joe Miller with 32 percent and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell at 25 percent.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/19/14 08:18 AM
Quick question: Which uses more water, growing vegetables or hydraulic fracturing to produce oil and natural gas? The right answer, according to a recent study, found that fracking in states of the Mountain West region uses far less water than a whole host of activities, including golf courses.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/18/14 06:40 PM
Marilyn Tavenner, the federal government's top Medicare and Medicaid official, told a subordinate to delete a sensitive email to the Obama White House.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/18/14 08:19 AM
Minorities and millennials were the core of President Obama's 2008 and 2012 election victories, and, according to conventional political wisdom, will continue to be the twin anchors of the Democratic Party for the foreseeable future.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/15/14 08:52 AM
What does it mean when nearly half of the American people fear that terrorists could shoot down a commercial airliner in the U.S. as Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky over Ukraine?
By Mark Tapscott | 08/14/14 09:04 AM
For reasons that remain inexplicable to this day -- if only because they are rarely, if ever, discussed -- Congress was transformed from an assembly of private citizens devoting a few years to serving their fellow citizens to a host of career politicians critics see as mostly serving themselves.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/13/14 09:21 AM
"African-American staffers on Democratic campaigns were paid 70 cents for each dollar their white counterparts made. For Hispanic staffers in Democratic campaigns, the figure was 68 cents on the dollar," a Daily Beast report stated.
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