A look at the history behind the ideology driving the standoff in Oregon.
A new report finds that the problems at the Secret Service are far deeper than previously known.
The unqualified hack who led OPM while China stole 21 million sensitive personnel files has finally resigned.
A wealthy alumnus has given Harvard $400 million, sparking a heated debate.
Billionaire wunderkind Elon Musk has had a lot of help from taxpayers.
The U.S. Government continues to lose money on production of two coins that people barely use anymore.
The U.S. Government is looking for lawyers willing to work for free.
Should the Legislature take back legislating from the Executive?
David Trott’s victory in Michigan’s District 11 Republican House primary marks the first time this year a Republican Establishment candidate has upset a Tea Party Incumbent.
Rush Limbaugh is still really, really angry about subsidized birth control. And lots of other stuff.
The Supreme Court has limited the ability of public employee unions to force people to join their ranks.
Mike Bloomberg’s absurd soda ban is, thankfully, dead.
Apparently, the EPA needs to start environmental cleanup a little closer to home.
My latest for The Hill, “Why all VA executives are above average,” has posted.
Retired General Keith Alexander is hawking his services to banks at princely sums.
GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy of California won the vote to replace Eric Cantor as the new GOP House Majority Leader. The question is who replaces McCarthy.
An ongoing set of considerations on the relationship between liberty and government.
Portland, Oregon government officials and USA Today headline writers are innumerate.
Our tax system is so complicated that whether we’re filing our returns correctly is a known unknown.
Voter ID supporters are pointing to a report from the North Carolina Board of Elections as proof of ongoing Voter Fraud. But, while long on facts, the report has yet to reach any such conclusions.
Eric Katz of Government Executive points to “The Incredible Shrinking Pay Raise in One Chart.”
A CBO report on the Affordable Care Act is getting a polarized reading.
Dave Weigel has identified “The funniest part of Robert Gates’ very serious new memoir.”
No previously published works have entered the US Public Domain since 1978. And none are scheduled to enter until 1923. So what are we missing?
President Obama has apologized for breaking his “If you like your plan, you can keep it” pledge. Does he have anything to be sorry about?
Finally, the FAA acts to end a pretty dumb rule.
The VA created an incentive system that rewarded fast, half-assed claim processing that denied complicated requests.
Michael Donley announced he was stepping down as Secretary of the Air force in April and did so in June. No replacement has been named.
Richard Calderoni was arrested after acting like a jerk on an airplane.
The IRS spent $50 million on 225 employee conferences. What did the taxpayer get in return?
The TIGTA audit reveals the BOLO “Tea Party” list was right 81% of the time. But does that change anything?
Tax analyst Martin A. Sullivan finds that 1/3rd of “potentially political applications” approved by the IRS were from non-conservative groups.
Finland gives all parents of newborns a cardboard box for their babies to sleep in. No, they’re not homeless.
Federal workers are facing being laid off several days without pay; they’re being advised not to seek private sector employment to make up the difference.
Several top Administration officials have secret email addresses, the Associated Press reports.
When does politics become the “primary activity” of a 501(c)4?