The estimate that the cost of government regulations now exceed half of the annual budget for the first time fails to take into account the cost in freedoms lost in the regulatory state.
Regarding Obama's recent scandals, many are asking, "How much did he know?" While he may not have known everything his subordinates did, since he selected them he knew how they would act.
In less than a week, at least six people in Yemen were killed in U.S. drone strikes, and many others were wounded.
Author Christopher Ferrara’s main target, as indicated by the title of his book, is Liberty. He states: “America was the place where Liberty finally replaced what the Christian religion had once wrought in social order: the alliance of altar and throne.” But it isn’t liberty that has been failing in America; it is license.
Nothing will have been learned from this scandal if all that happens is the firing of some IRS administrators and the issuance of new guidelines on 501(c)(4) applications. That is not nearly enough.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for May 20 - 26, 2013.
New allegations have been raised against the IRS, with evidence showing that the federal tax bureaucracy illegally targeted traditional marriage and pro-life groups.
A class action lawsuit alleges that the IRS illegally stole the medical records of more than 10 million Americans in the course of investigating a single individual.
While Americans have gradually come to realize that the Internal Revenue Service was used as a partisan tool to attack the Tea Party movement over two election cycles, it is increasingly clear this scandal may become the biggest of the three scandals that rocked the Obama administration last week.
More revelations are coming out about the IRS' targeting of groups at odds with the Obama agenda, including the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and a prominent Baptist newspaper.