By Mark Tapscott | 04/16/14 09:00 AM
Looking for the latest U.S. military equipment but can't find anybody to sell it to you here in the United States? Then head over to Tehran and check out "Iran's one-stop shop for U.S. Army gear." That's according to Lebanon's Daily Star newspaper, a highly credible Middle Eastern publication....
By Mark Tapscott | 04/15/14 08:52 AM
Okay, it's April 15. Tax Day. Time to render unto Caesar. And render and render and render. For millions of productive Americans, that's the problem -- Caesar expects too much rendering. Curiously, only a slim majority of Americans currently think their taxes are too high, according to the...
By Mark Tapscott | 04/14/14 08:53 AM
A new Rasmussen Reports public opinion survey suggests that the time has never been better for the resurgence of a movement many in the national media have forgotten. That movement is term limits, which was thought to have been killed forever by a 1995 Supreme Court decision on a 5-4 vote that...
By Mark Tapscott | 04/11/14 09:00 AM
Attorney General Eric Holder is the nation's chief law enforcement officer, so his job is to enforce laws duly passed by Congress and signed by the president. Nowhere in his job description does the AG get to decide unilaterally to reduce federal drug sentencing guidelines. Don't expect Holder...
By Mark Tapscott | 04/10/14 09:24 AM
Remember Barbara Bosserman, the Department of Justice attorney and long-time Obama donor who is running the official "investigation" of the IRS? It turns out that another Justice Department attorney who is also an Obama campaign donor is in the key role of another politically sensitive...
By Mark Tapscott | 04/09/14 09:20 AM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray's agency has been slammed in recent months for refusing to divulge to Congress details of its lavish spending on a new headquarters. The CFPB has also been exposed by the Washington Examiner for running an NSA-like surveillance...
By Mark Tapscott | 04/08/14 08:53 AM
New York Times reporter James Risen -- not to be confused with Fox News reporter James Rosen -- is determined to protect the identity of a source. Risen and the Times have taken the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, which will deliver a verdict later this year.
By Mark Tapscott | 04/07/14 08:39 AM
Will Obama finally approve or reject the Keystone XL pipeline project "in a few months," as Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin recently claimed he vowed? Don't count on it, at least according to The Hill's Laura Barron-Lopez, writing on the E2 wire. After so much back and forth on the issue since 2009,...
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/04/14 09:49 AM
Expect the White House and its media allies to tout Friday's March jobs report, which indicated that private-sector jobs have grown to an all-time high of 116,087,000. It's an important milestone because it means that the job market has finally recovered from the financial crisis of 2007-08....
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/03/14 10:15 AM
Republicans have a message for President Obama: The debate over the president's signature health care law isn't even close to being over. In today's Washington Examiner op-ed, Utah GOP Sen. Mike Lee and Ben Sasse, a Republican Senate hopeful from Nebraska, team up to write that "conservatives...
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/02/14 09:49 AM
A movie highlighting the well-documented and serious problem of violence against women in Muslim-majority countries has become the focus of a free-speech controversy after a Muslim group attacked it as "Islamophobic."
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/01/14 09:14 AM
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is set to release a spending plan Tuesday that Republican leaders say would balance the budget in 10 years. As the Washington Examiner's Susan Ferrechio reported March 21, the plan is likely to build off his fiscal 2012 and 2013 proposals, with the...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/31/14 09:13 AM
Conventional wisdom has it that Americans don't care about foreign policy because they're tired after more than a decade of conflict. But they're certainly paying attention.
By Mark Tapscott | 03/28/14 08:45 AM
Good etiquette means never saying "I told you so" to the thick-headed twit who ignored your sage advice, right? Well, sometimes the temptation is just too much.
By Mark Tapscott | 03/27/14 09:13 AM
Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform weren't happy yesterday when IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said it may take "years" to copy Lois Lerner's emails.
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