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Over the past several years, the federal government has poured millions of tax dollars into digital signs that inform drivers of highway traffic conditions. These multimillion-dollar efforts are styled as "intelligent transportation systems," which is a fancy term jurisdictions use to claim they're relieving congestion when, in reality, they just tell you that you're stuck. Businesses that want to use the same technology to get the local economy moving are often told to take a hike.
Last summer, I wrote in this column that David Brock's left-wing propaganda machine, Media Matters for America (MMA), was a "Democratic training camp" waging a taxpayer-subsidized "war" on Fox News. It turns out that that was an understatement.
Two weeks ago in his State of the Union address, President Obama called for more domestic oil and natural gas development. More development of our own oil and natural gas supplies could create vast numbers of new American jobs, enhance our energy security, and deliver hundreds of billions more in revenue to the federal government.
Sophisticated encryption software has become so readily available and so effective, it's surpassed the federal government's ability to seize computers and gather evidence in criminal cases.
The latest fad for cutting federal government spending is slashing the number of private-sector contractors. You remember, the government contractors who were hired because they'd be more efficient than using the government's own workers to do the same jobs.
Access to college has been the driving force in federal higher education policy for decades. But the Obama administration is pushing a fundamental agenda shift that aggressively brings a new question into the debate: What are people getting for their money?
Mitt Romney returned to Salt Lake City on Saturday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Winter Games he helped lead, but the GOP presidential candidate came under attack for urging the federal government to provide big bucks for Olympic expenses.
Serena Williams has pulled out of next week's Monterrey Open because of an ankle injury.
The State Department consul assigned to Nogales and Puerto Penasco, Mexico, says the recent travel warning issued by the federal government is not meant to discourage Americans from visiting Mexico.