By Shikha Dalmia | 04/17/14 07:10 PM
In Detroit's unfolding saga, the only innocent victims are city residents. So if there is any case for a Motown bailout, it is to make the city more livable for them. However, that seems to be the main goal of neither the Democratic White House nor the state's Republican governor -- both of...
By Michael Barone | 04/17/14 06:45 PM
I have long wondered why, when conservatives (and others) lament the apparent decline in the institution of marriage, no conservatives advance the notion of amending the no-fault divorce laws, which were passed in just about every state a little more than 40 years ago. It turns out, I find from...
By Byron York | 04/17/14 06:17 PM
When it comes to the politics of Obamacare, there's really only one question that matters: How many Americans are benefiting from the new health care system, and how many are hurting? Problem is, we know more about the first part of the question than the second. Obamacare's advocates have...
By Washington Examiner | 04/17/14 06:02 PM
Wayne Crews of the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Alexis de Tocqueville, author of the classic Democracy in America, were born in different times and places. But the French aristocrat and American think tanker have the measure of the federal behemoth in the age of Obama. Writing in 1835,...
By Yevgeniy Feyman | 04/17/14 05:37 PM
In a recent update to its projections for Obamacare's cost, the Congressional Budget Office estimated that the net cost of the law has fallen by about $109 billion through 2024. Amidst a multitude of factors, one stands out: a significant reduction in projected exchange subsidies of about $164...
By David Harsanyi | 04/17/14 05:22 PM
The notion that conservatives not only oppose liberal health care reforms but are vigorously working to deny Americans access is a popular one on the Left.
By Larry Elder | 04/17/14 05:12 PM
If the Rev. Al Sharpton, the bigoted, anti-Semitic, non-tax paying race-hustling poverty pimp, had any credibility left, it just vanished. The beneficiary of a lifetime of passes from our race-conscious mainscream media, Sharpton ran into an outlet not afraid of him -- the Smoking Gun. They...
By Sean Higgins | 04/17/14 05:06 PM
Rep. George Miller, sent a letter to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday demanding "all communications" between state government officials, Volkswagen and any "third parties" regarding any proposed state financial incentives relating to the German automaker's Chattanooga plant.
By Steve Chapman | 04/17/14 04:37 PM
Hawks in the wild tend to be solitary creatures. But those in Washington often appear in noisy flocks.
By John Stossel | 04/17/14 04:33 PM
"The heavens reek, the waters below are foul ... we are in a crisis of survival." That's how Walter Cronkite and CBS hyped the first Earth Day, back in 1970. Somehow we've survived since then, and most of life got better, although I never hear that from the worrywarts. Of course, some things...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/17/14 04:30 PM
President Obama declared an end to the debate about Obamacare, even as Republicans gear up to retake the Senate on a platform built around repealing the law. "The repeal debate is and should be over," Obama told reporters Thursday. "The Affordable Care Act is working and I know the American...
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 04:08 PM
I was a ballerina for years when I was younger, and even I didn’t pivot (pirouette, whatever) this much.
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 03:49 PM
Terrorist group Boko Haram has escalated its campaign of terror in northeast Nigeria, most recently with the abduction of more than 100 school girls.
By Sean Higgins | 04/17/14 02:36 PM
Media Matters for America is apparently resisting an effort by Service Employees International Union Local 500 to unionize its staff. Last week, the union filed a representation petition with the National Labor Relations Board, indicating that the nonprofit media watchdog organization rejected...
By Michael Barone | 04/17/14 02:32 PM
About one-third of the money in the Obama Democrats' 2009 stimulus program went to state and local governments. The obvious aim was to maintain levels of public sector employment -- and public sector union membership.
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