By Nicole Brackman and Asaf Romirowsky | 03/19/14 03:00 PM
The 1993 movie “Groundhog Day,” in which the character played by Bill Murray relives the same day over and over again, is an apt description of official Palestinian attitudes toward Israel and the peace process. The repeated Palestinian rejection of Israeli overtures raises the stakes and...
By Ed Bolen | 03/19/14 02:15 PM
For businesses, an aircraft is as much of a necessity as a computer. That's why when a company buys its own aircraft, it depreciates in the same way as other comparable business investments, including cars, trucks, bulldozers and computers.
By Mark J. Fitzgibbons | 03/17/14 06:08 PM
Proposed regulations from the IRS for 501(c)(4) "social welfare organizations" would censor speech such as legislative scorecards, voter registrations and get-out-the-vote projects. They also would eliminate communications before elections that name candidates, even if done in a neutral...
By Pete Hoekstra | 03/16/14 06:35 PM
Alleged questionable activity by the CIA during an ongoing investigation by the Senate Intelligence Committee may finally spark bipartisan outrage over what many fear is becoming an imperial presidency that refuses to fully cooperate with Congress. The CIA may be attempting to withhold or even...
By Aloysius Hogan | 03/16/14 04:35 PM
Imperial president? Moi? In announcing a contentious overtime-pay proposal on Thursday, President Obama seems to have shed any pretense of willingness to work with Republicans, whose theme of an “imperial presidency” is resonating ever louder. However, this proposal may be more smoke than...
By Rich Tucker | 03/15/14 04:43 PM
Stay in any job for six decades and you’re bound to be a bit jaded when you finally retire. “I find serving in the House to be obnoxious,” Rep. John Dingell recently told the Detroit News. “It's become very hard because of the acrimony and bitterness, both in Congress and in the...
By Jared Meyer | 03/13/14 04:50 PM
Once again, congressional leaders are telling Americans to do as they say, not as they do.
By Pete Hegseth | 03/12/14 03:19 PM
My military deployments taught me that when a subordinate fails to perform, the proper action is to determine quickly if his performance can be improved, and if not, replace him with someone who can get the job done right. After all, lives are at stake.
By Sharon Day | 03/11/14 05:43 PM
In politics, pundits are eager to pick winners and losers. If one interest group is winning, then another must be losing. The lone exception might be Obamacare, which to date looks like a loser for just about everyone. For workers, Obamacare has led to new questions about their coverage and...
By J.D. Gordon | 03/11/14 12:41 PM
In a recent interview, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld suggested that U.S. weakness is fueling instability around the world. How true. We can see the proof unfolding before our eyes. Russia has seized Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula. Venezuela's regime has killed and wounded dozens of...
By Bryce Reeves | 03/11/14 11:44 AM
Like many citizens across the country, Virginians are increasingly frustrated with their government. They feel that the political parties are so far from each other, politically, that they cannot come together on anything, even the simplest of things that forward the common interest. To many...
By Sen. Roger Wicker | 03/10/14 05:05 PM
Winston Churchill once advised, “Study history, study history. In history, lies all the secrets of statecraft.” Churchill's recommendation may be good advice for us in light of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's recent controversial remarks on the escalating crisis in Ukraine....
By Bradley P. Moss | 03/10/14 04:03 PM
For those of us who work in the national security arena, there has been much to criticize concerning how Glenn Greenwald has handled the treasure trove of classified information provided to them by Edward Snowden.
By Eric Sterner | 03/10/14 03:38 PM
When Edward Snowden leaked massive troves of information about the National Security Agency's collection of electronic information, he started a debate over the tradeoffs between security and privacy. At least that's how President Obama framed it, arguing, “we have to make some important...
By Andrew Puzder | 03/10/14 12:24 PM
With a degree of candor rare even for the Congressional Budget Office, Director Douglas Elmendorf recently testified that reduced labor force participation (the number of people either working or looking for work) was “the central factor in slowing economic growth."
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