The U.S. government borrows nearly half of what it spends, yet it gives billions to countries around the world, though foreign aid hasn’t led the Third World poor to prosperity.
The maker of little Zen Magnets has decided to challenge the Consumer Product Safety Commission in a duel to the death.
Federal, state, and local governments handed out more than $2 trillion in means-tested welfare benefits last year.
U.S. House of Representatives Liberty Caucus Chairman Justin Amash survived a strong primary challenge from establishment forces, but those same forces picked off Rep. Kerry Bentivolio and prevailed in an open primary to replace retiring House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers.
The math is inevitable when it comes to New York City's pension system: Promises won't be kept, and taxes will increase.
Tread carefully when parsing the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The real picture is much different from the headlines.
Obama wants to make it illegal for American businesses to relocate their corporate headquarters overseas to cut their tax burden. But why not cut the tax burden instead?
A newly renovated detention center in Karnes City, Texas, will house 532 immigrants at a time in "suites" with flat-screen TVs, landline telephones, and play tables for children, reported KRG-TV, the ABC affiliate in Rio Grande Valley.
Even affluent Montgomery County, Maryland (median household income $94,965) may feel the strain of meeting educational and other needs of the illegal immigrant children being sent from the Texas border to communities around the country.
The ruling by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that McDonald’s is actually a huge employer of more than 175,000 workers in the United States, rather than a franchisor with thousands of independent franchisees, will, if it is upheld, allow the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) to recruit those workers much more easily.