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Swamp Spending 101: The Omnibus Spending Bill Mar. 22, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans are once again proving why they actually deserve the label of the biggest swamp spenders... Read More

Uncle Sam Continues to Stick His Head in the Sand on Entitlements Mar. 08, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Social Security and Medicare are the two biggest programs driving the growth of our debt. What's mor... Read More

A Million Dollars a Minute Feb. 15, 2018

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Imagine you open the faucet of your kitchen sink expecting water and instead out comes cash. Now ima... Read More

Making the Federal Government Lean Again Feb. 08, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

We are not in a full-scale war. We are not in a recession or fighting a high unemployment rate. But ... Read More

How Federal Policies Mortgage the Future Feb. 04, 2018

Steve Chapman

Twenty or 50 years from now, the uproar over the House Intelligence Committee memo will be no more t... Read More

Get Ready for a Congressional Budget Blowout Jan. 23, 2018

Stephen Moore

No one is paying much attention, but Congress is preparing a two-year budget that would blow past bi... Read More

Should Congress Cut Up Uncle Sam's Credit Card? Jan. 11, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Imagine that each month, you spend $2,000 more than you earn and charge the difference to your credi... Read More

Trillion-Dollar Deficit Deja Vu Jan. 04, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

After failing to pass any significant legislation during most of President Donald Trump's first year... Read More

Cleaning Up Son's Messes Dec. 29, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: A while ago, my husband and I co-signed a car loan for my son. At the time, he was very ... Read More

Social Security Beneficiaries Hit Record 61,859,250 Dec. 27, 2017

Terence Jeffrey

The number of Social Security beneficiaries hit a record 61,859,250 in November, according to data r... Read More

A Special Kind of Giving Dec. 22, 2017

Mona Charen

Several years ago, we had a problem with a merchant. We declined to pay a disputed bill and got a ca... Read More

A Bipartisan Tradition of Enabling Spendaholics Nov. 30, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Our national debt is $20.5 trillion and heading to $30 trillion by 2030. You'd think that this would... Read More

Debt and Taxes and Perdition Nov. 23, 2017

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Should the government borrow against the future? Should it guarantee higher taxes for your children ... Read More

GOP Tax Plan Would Hurt Homeowners Everywhere Nov. 23, 2017

Froma Harrop

The story making the rounds is that the Republican tax plan targets homeowners only in expensive blu... Read More

To Be a Great President, You First Have to Like Politics Nov. 04, 2017

Mark Shields

On the consensus list of the most significant American presidents following George Washington, there... Read More

Gambling Husband Leaves Woman Struggling Oct. 14, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I'm a woman in my 90s. My husband and I were married in 1949 when I was 21. He died in 2... Read More

Not Saving Is the American Way Sep. 26, 2017

Froma Harrop

Smart people living in harm's way of hurricanes know to fortify their homes before the storm hits. I... Read More

Son Has Act Together but Is Still a Deadbeat Sep. 08, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My 28-year-old son, "Jerry," will not pay his college loan bill — which is $85,000... Read More

Here He Comes to Save the Day! Mighty Mnuchin Is on His Way Aug. 31, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claims he has been using his "superpowers" to keep the federal gov... Read More

Carpe Dime Aug. 25, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I'm 24 years old and trying to get a better handle on my life. A year ago, I was unemplo... Read More