Post Tagged with: "federal government"

June 24, 2011 05:50

Head of CBO says Obama’s policies slowing growth

“uncertainty about federal policy is diminishing household and business spending and that uncertainty covers a whole set of policies: It covers tax policy, it covers regulatory policy and it covers health policy.”

December 6, 2010 05:31

Who runs America?

“To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. If we run into such debts, we (will then) be taxed in our meat and our drink, in our necessities and in our comforts, in our labor and in our amusements. If we can prevent the government from wasting the labor of the people under the pretense of caring for them, they (will) be happy.” -Jefferson

September 6, 2010 11:40

Government Efficiency

I recently criticized the idea that policymakers should focus their attention on making government more “efficient.” Instead, I argued that policymakers should focus their reform efforts on reducing government’s size.

July 2, 2010 04:07

Planned Parenthood sued in fraudulent over billing of government

A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit has ruled in favor a former employee whistleblower in a multi-million dollar fraud case against Planned Parenthood affiliates in California. A federal district court in California had dismissed the case, but the Ninth Circuit’s ruling reinstates the lawsuit.

April 12, 2010 04:27

Obama and the Dems’ Payoffs to Big Labor continue

The current leadership in Washington should spare workers and small businesses the soaring rhetoric and lofty aspirations concerning job growth and economic development and simply tell us the truth, jobs be damned, the payoffs to union bosses will continue.

April 12, 2010 04:12

First ObamaCare, now ObamaEd

It will be nearly impossible for grassroots parents and community members to effect change when problems arise. This will implement the real goal which is a “national curriculum” which pushes a particular ideological and political agenda.

March 31, 2010 20:12

Border murder highlights Obama administration’s failure

The tragic murder of a Good Samaritan rancher in Arizona has people yelling for an effective response to this outrage.

March 4, 2010 06:51

Limiting an Overreaching Federal Government: Is State Nullification (10th Amendment movement) the Solution? A Constitutional Analysis

Nullification places minority power above majority power. The majority may sometimes be wrong, but when that occurs, Washington reminded Americans that changes must be made only by using “the way which the Constitution designates. But let there be no change by usurpation; for though this in one instance may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments are destroyed.”

March 3, 2010 05:43

Obama administration takes low road with union favored construction policies

The Service Employees International Union, which has been one of the leading advocates for the High Road policy, has repeatedly refused to comment on the proposal or its lobbying efforts.

March 1, 2010 04:52

GAO chief says government wastes $98 billion a year on improper payments

Acting Comptroller General Gene Dodaro said Friday the federal government likely wastes about $98 billion on mistaken transactions and other improper payments. He also criticized the federal government’s inability to effectively collect taxes or secure its computer systems and pressed for action on financial regulatory reform.