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Paul Ryan -- Still an Entitlements Reform Crusader? Apr. 13, 2018

David Limbaugh

Concerning Paul Ryan's decision to leave Congress, I am more troubled by its implications for entitl... 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

Toward a Trump Republicanism Feb. 02, 2018

Michael Barone

Donald Trump's surprisingly good State of the Union speech got a record 70 to 75 percent positive ap... 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

I Hate The New York Times Dec. 06, 2017

John Stossel

My hometown paper drives me crazy. I read The New York Times because it often has good coverage. Th... 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

Oops, Republicans Did It Again Aug. 03, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Despite a mountain of historical evidence that the Republican Party doesn't seriously stand for smal... Read More

Pros and Cons of Trump's Budget and Cons of Dem Demagoguery May. 26, 2017

David Limbaugh

Demagoguery and propaganda are enemies of good governance, but nowhere is that more apparent than in... Read More

Trump's Budget: A Slow Boat to Ruin May. 25, 2017

Steve Chapman

Donald Trump's first budget proposal is a brazen mix of ideology and dishonesty, seasoned with irres... Read More

Trump's Budget to Preserve the Swamp? May. 25, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

President Donald Trump's first budget proposal is finally out, and it boldly promises to deliver a "... Read More

The Demotic Politics of Theresa May -- and Donald Trump May. 19, 2017

Michael Barone

DURHAM, England — When I first visited England to cover a British election 20 years ago this m... Read More

Is the Sky the Limit for the Debt Ceiling? Apr. 06, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

When the national debt ceiling's suspension was automatically lifted March 15, yet another countdown... Read More

The Coming Fiscal Binge Mar. 30, 2017

Steve Chapman

William Safire said that as a speechwriter for Richard Nixon, he would sometimes urge the president,... Read More

Will New Bosses Be the Same as the Old Bosses? Nov. 17, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

For only the second time since the early 1950s, a Republican president will wield power with Republi... Read More

Medicaid and CHIP Enrollees Outnumber Obama Voters Nov. 02, 2016

Terence Jeffrey

Thirty-two years ago, the United States of America unified behind the re-election of Ronald Reagan a... Read More

Congress to Embrace Its Favorite Pastime, Kicking the Can Sep. 15, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Election cycles can be unfriendly to serious policy debates on critical issues, such as Washington's... Read More

Stop Bleeding Red Ink, Make America Sustainable Again Jul. 21, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

The Congressional Budget Office recently released its long-term budget outlook. There isn't much new... Read More

Toxic Words Feb. 09, 2016

Thomas Sowell

During this election year, we are destined to hear many words that are toxic in the way they misrepr... Read More

Speak Now, Congress, or Forever Maintain the Status Quo Oct. 08, 2015

Veronique de Rugy

The House of Representatives is looking for a new speaker. Such times of change present a perfect op... Read More