A report released Tuesday found widespread poor patient care at the Veterans Affairs facility in Phoenix, though it could not be conclusively linked to patient deaths.
How many new immigrants should the United States allow each year? How many guest workers? These are not easy questions, which is why there is as much fierce debate within the two parties as between them.
Laughter competed with hip-hop beats for dominance inside the Washington Redskins’ locker room after practice Monday afternoon. A blackjack game broke out, as usual. A$AP Rocky’s latest single blasted from speakers in the center of the room. Nose tackle Chris Baker danced because that’s what he does every day.
Allow me to offer a suggestion as to how our government might avoid the slaughter of our personnel by mobs in diplomatic installations around the Islamic world.
President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline wasn’t, as he claimed, based on science or the environment. It certainly wasn’t based on sound economic policy, either. The decision was, in fact, the product of voodoo environomics: a destructive blend of bad science based on fear-mongering and manipulated research, the bad economics of green-job fantasies and “starve the beast” energy politics.
For political junkies, critics of President Obama’s “green” energy initiatives and Republicans on Capitol Hill, the seemingly never-ending Solyndra scandal is the gift that keeps on giving. Every day, new information comes to light detailing the inherent failure of pouring hundreds of millions of U.S. tax dollars into an unsustainable energy company and the dozens of red flags that the Obama administration ignored along the way.
The crisis of the euro, the common currency of 17 European Union members, continues unabated. Because of massive, sustained budget deficits by several eurozone countries, some could default on their sovereign debt obligations, or the euro itself might disintegrate, profoundly affecting the EU’s political and economic future.
Less than three years after closing on a big federal loan deal, Open Range Communications has laid off most of its employees, stopped accepting new customers and filed for bankruptcy - owing the federal government more than $70 million.
Last year, President Obama promised Americans a recovery summer. This year, he’s given us a regulatory summer. He’s thrown a giant wet blanket on economic recovery and has given Americans a summer of more burdens, more costs and more rules.
The D.C. Council on Tuesday unanimously approved Kaya Henderson as the District’s public schools chief.