Banks are faced with a huge number of foreclosures and that resources they’ve allocated towards handling them was woefully inadequate.
The CBO sees a clear threat of a fiscal crisis during the next two decades unless we’re saved by magic ponies.
Renowned author Ray Bradbury hates big government but wants it to fund the colonization of Mars. That a man of his intelligence and insight can hold such diametrically opposed thoughts is an amusing reminder of the limits of human rationality.
The average federal government employee earns twice as much as the average private sector worker. An outrage? Not so much.
According to health inspectors in Portland, Oregon, this little girl is potentially a threat to your health and safety.
Should we abandon the notion of civil marriage? Would doing so end the clash over homosexual unions?
Paul Krugman’s Medicare projections don’t line up with what the actuaries are telling us.
Most research shows that unemployment benefits/insurance increases the duration of unemployment.
Nobody can really say whether the stimulus worked — or even define “worked” — but that doesn’t stop them from issuing pronouncements.
A new poll shows that Americans have some odd ideas about the Constitution, and how to change it.
Will Democrats use a lame-duck session of Congress to pass legislation they can’t get through otherwise ? They might try, but I doubt they’ll succeed.
President Obama was shocked –SHOCKED! — to learn that bureaucracy and contracting hassles delay construction projects.
Americans are more supportive of their tax money going to law enforcement than welfare.
San Francisco’s ban on sugary drinks is the latest example of nanny state reductio creep.
Some cops apparently still haven’t figured out that it’s legal to take pictures in public places — even of cops.
Brilliant, funny TED Talk about the disconnect between cost and effectiveness.
Daniel Larison and Reihan Salan have an intelligent discussion on the Internet, managing to persuade each other!