By Sheila Weinberg | 07/01/14 02:46 PM
On July 9, the Internal Revenue Service will turn 61, a few years short of the average retirement age. Many Americans, when they get ready to retire, reflect on their career. I'd like to think the IRS, were it personified, might take a long look at its professional life leading up to its birthday.
By James R. Copland | 06/27/14 03:07 PM
On June 23, the Supreme Court made a minor tweak to securities class action litigation rules but let stand a 26-year-old decision that undergirds the federal shareholder shakedown apparatus.
By Alex VanNess | 06/27/14 10:37 AM
It has been two weeks since Palestinian terrorists kidnapped Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaer and Naftali Frankel as they were on their way home from school.
By Scott Beaulier | 06/26/14 04:35 PM
Under "defined benefit" retirement programs, public employees have been promised more money than states can ever afford to pay.
By Mark J. Fitzgibbons | 06/26/14 02:26 PM
Multiple illegalities coming to light in the IRS scandal provide a composite sketch of why government is America's oldest, biggest and most pervasive lawbreaker -- with no close second. And, it's getting worse.
By David Vitter | 06/25/14 05:00 PM
If there's one takeaway from the John Beale saga, it's that our federal bureaucracy has grown far too powerful, and there's not nearly enough oversight and transparency to keep it in check.
By Alan Sears | 06/25/14 12:37 PM
Now that the federal government via the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is officially -- and not just verbally -- inserting itself into the ongoing debate about the Washington Redskins' chosen mascot name and emblems, a decent respect for the opinions of sports fans, moral busybodies, and...
By Katie Brown | 06/25/14 09:21 AM
One year ago this week, President Obama announced that the Keystone XL pipeline would have to pass a "climate test" in order to be approved. Opponents of the pipeline cheered.
By Stephen Moore | 06/23/14 12:39 PM
Why do states and localities make jobs for first-time workers even harder to find by raising the minimum wage?
By Luke Wachob | 06/23/14 04:21 PM
Political posturing trumps the First Amendment. That is the clear message being sent by at least 15 senators who, less than a decade ago, were some of the most ardent opponents of a flag-burning constitutional amendment.
By Ian Alexander | 06/22/14 03:13 PM
How does a sitting president get re-elected, despite sporting a 56 percent disapproval rating with approval ranking in the 30s? Juan Manuel Santos built a most formidable organization and controlled such massive finances that, whatever the polls said, he was virtually certain to win. And...
By Red Jahncke | 06/20/14 04:21 PM
Within days, the Supreme Court will decide Harris v. Quinn, a case involving a bizarre form of "public sector" labor union that has proliferated in recent years, mostly pursuant to executive orders of liberal Democratic state governors. Having governors as union organizers is particularly...
By Arthur Herman | 06/20/14 02:48 PM
Iraq's new crisis has everyone, including energy guru Daniel Yergin, worried about what it's going to do to the price of oil. And certainly we've all been here before. War and chaos in the Middle East shuts down oil wells and closes pipelines and refineries; the world's oil supply dips and oil...
By Walter M. Weber | 06/20/14 12:02 PM
Mississippi Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo is proposing a bill to prohibit the disturbing phenomena of "wrongful birth" and "wrongful life" suits. In a wrongful birth suit, the parents claim that they were injured by the birth of their child; in particular, they wish they could have aborted...
By Elias R. Gutierrez | 06/20/14 12:00 PM
After nine years of economic stagnation, Puerto Rico is in desperate need of private investment, as the island teeters on financial collapse.
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