By Jay Sekulow
The left's outrage over the IRS turns to a plea to 'move on'
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
It already has taken twice as long as President Obama ordered, and yet his administration is still only about halfway to meeting his June 2011 vow to cut the number of federal websites in half within a year — one of the marquee pledges in his Campaign to Cut Waste.
New Mexico's attorney general has ruled that horse meat is an adulterated product, which animal rights advocates said should halt a slaughterhouse that had applied to become the first in the U.S. to resume horse slaughter for human consumption.
There is simply no truth to Tony Sayegh's analysis of debit-card swipe-fee reform ("Three years of Dodd-Frank's broken promises," Commentary, May 31).
President Obama's top health official on Tuesday strenuously defended her decision to ask two major organizations to contribute to a nonprofit that is promoting the president's new national health care law, saying she didn't violate any laws.
Organized labor has long pointed to pensions as a key reason to join their unions, but many of those promised benefits are now in serious trouble. After decades of promising a secure retirement, unions need to chip in and protect their members' pensions.
In addition to the military's own medics, the Pentagon spends $1 billion a year hiring private healthcare providers to treat troops and their families. And the system remains fractured, disorganized and overlapping despite years of warnings, according to a Government Accountability Office report that concludes millions of tax dollars are being wasted.
It's been three years since the Senate passed the massive Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation named after its two lead sponsors, Sen. Christopher J. Dodd and Rep. Barney Frank.
Social Security is already facing a financial crisis as more people rely on payments and fewer taxpayers pay into the program. Now it may soon face a people crisis.
Imagine a deeply indebted household paying two companies to cut the same lawn, a shopper going to Costco and not buying bulk or a failing company paying billions to study itself.
The Internal Revenue Service can improve its handling of tax examinations and audits, allowing it to recoup more of the estimated $450 billion annually in unpaid taxes, investigators said.
The government is watching money stampede away, with little idea what to do about it.
The Pentagon is good at running the military but bad at running the logistics, human resources and technology inside one of the world's largest businesses, a government watchdog warns.
Despite all the promises of frugality in Washington, the newest version of the farm bill passed by the House boasts a pricetag near $1 trillion and manages to send plenty of subsidies back to influential special interests in lawmakers' home states.
When President Obama abandoned the Bush administration's negotiated missile and radar deployments in Poland and the Czech Republic, he doubled down on what has become known as the European Phased Adaptive Approach - a series of missile defense deployment strategies staggered over the next decade throughout the European continent designed to adapt to the changing threats facing the American homeland, our allies and interests abroad.
Sometimes the best defense against the Orwellian schemes of the government is the government's own incompetence. Federal bureaucrats want nothing more than a national database containing "biometric" information on the entire adult population.