By Melanie Sturm | 03/04/14 05:38 PM
Last month, as Ukrainian émigré-turned-tech tycoon Jan Koum prepared to cash a multibillion-dollar check from Facebook -- acquirer of his startup WhatsApp -- then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was checking out of the Gatsby-esque estate where he'd cached his stolen plunder.
By Mark J. Fitzgibbons | 03/04/14 02:24 PM
Noted constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley recently testified before the House Judiciary Committee, saying, “we are in the midst of a constitutional crisis with sweeping implications for our system of government.”
By Stephen Baskerville | 03/03/14 08:55 AM
Every few years, Virginia officials try to push through measures that will divide families, plunder and incarcerate law-abiding parents and channel money to lawmakers' cronies such as lawyers and civil servants.
By Fred Campbell | 03/03/14 07:11 AM
The Eshoo bill would eliminate risk for pay-TV providers, but would do nothing to mitigate the potential risk of lost advertising revenue faced by broadcasters.
By Sardul Singh Minhas | 03/01/14 07:22 PM
India is an important natural ally of the United States, with shared roots in democracy and an ongoing turn toward a free-market economy. It will also be an increasingly powerful -- India is projected by HSBC Bank to have the world’s third-largest economy in 2050. But India is at...
By Jack Rafuse | 02/28/14 07:01 PM
With the rest of the nation consumed in a debate over building the final leg of the $5 billion Keystone XL pipeline, very little attention was given to a historic announcement made last month by Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell. Parnell announced plans to take a $5.75 billion stake in the construction...
By Jed Babbin | 02/28/14 11:15 AM
Release of the 2014 Pentagon budget should have been an epiphany for America's allies and enemies. It continued the process of reducing America's military to pre-World War II size, but -- as we can infer from the remarks of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel -- there's some sort of strategic...
By Jared Meyer and Jason Russell | 02/27/14 04:25 PM
On Sunday night, Hollywood producers and movie stars will walk the red carpet at the Academy Awards. But the hosts of the Oscars aren’t the only ones who roll out the red carpet for this crowd. Many states offer substantial tax credits to entice the motion picture industry to film in their...
By Peter Pitts | 02/26/14 08:21 PM
According to a just-released analysis by the Government Accountability Office, the Food and Drug Administration is doing a better job at preventing drug shortages. As Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Deputy Director Doug Throckmorton recently told Congress, new shortages declined in...
By Andrew M. Grossman | 02/26/14 01:31 PM
Surveying 19th-century America, Alexis de Tocqueville marveled at the proliferation and importance of civic associations, writing: “Everywhere that, at the head of a new undertaking, you see the government in France and a great lord in England, count on it that you will perceive an association...
By Rep. Doug Lamborn | 02/24/14 07:09 PM
“The past is not dead. In fact, it’s not even past,” the American novelist William Faulkner observed. These words come to mind as negotiations resumed in Vienna this past week over Iran's nuclear program, more than two months after a controversial interim agreement was reached between...
By Rep. Tom Price M.D. | 02/23/14 01:40 PM
What happens when one voices opposition to “big government?” Under President Obama, you may be targeted by the Internal Revenue Service. They will audit you, show up at your place of employment and sic other executive agencies on your family or business. Now, the Obama administration...
By Jim Johnston | 02/21/14 04:06 PM
The continuing scandal regarding National Security Agency monitoring of domestic electronic communications makes one thing perfectly clear: If anyone is going to protect the public from unwanted snooping, it won't be the government.
By Charles Paul Blahous | 02/21/14 11:46 AM
The president can delay his budget, but no good can come from further postponing our country’s desperately needed financial reforms.
By Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber | 02/21/14 11:44 AM
Over the past four decades, for many countries, the most important source of government debt unsustainability has been something else: hidden guarantees for banks that behave a bit like icebergs -- one can barely see them, and then all of a sudden, they sink the fiscal ship of state.
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