On February 3, 2009, Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) told a gathering of news media lapdogs that the House Financial Services Committee—Barney chairs the committee—would consider legislation to apply compensation restrictions to all financial institutions and that the salary restrictions might be extended to all U.S. companies.
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel is using The Washington Times newspaper and other familiar organizations as examples in its 24-page State Department employees' "Whistleblower and Whistleblower Reprisal" test, which a government source leaked to Inside the Beltway.
resident Obama's trip to London and the meeting of the G-20 brought out the usual collection of motley European protesters.
The campaign for District of Columbia voting rights took an unexpected twist yesterday when it was revealed that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. brushed aside the opinion of the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, which had concluded that defending the District's right to vote was unrealistic.
Beware, America. You are about to be duped by an alliance of Obama-niks and Bush-ites who, together, are laying the groundwork for nation-building in Afghanistan -- nation-building in Iraq having worked out so well (insert acid shot of sarcasm here).
If you had bought $1,000 worth of General Motors stock in 2000, your holdings would now be worth less than $40, for a loss of 96 percent. You could have made worse investments in that period -- with Bernard Madoff, for one -- but not many.
Apparently, it's OK for Obama to fire the head of General Motors, but Bush can't fire his own U.S. attorneys.
A procedure known as "reconciliation" has previously been used to push budget legislation through the Senate with a majority — not supermajority — vote.
President Obama announced his willingness Monday to pour billions more into American automakers, using the 2008 bailout legislation. On Sunday, conservative intellectual George Will wrote in the Washington Post that the legislation is unconstitutional.
With the Obama Administration and the Democrat-led US Congress rolling full steam ahead with their liberal-left agenda, the message continuously bombarding Americans by the elite media -- including some so-called conservative pundits -- is that the Republican Party is in total disunity.
Sen. Judd Gregg, the New Hampshire Republican and ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee who withdrew his name to become commerce secretary, says President Obama in a few short weeks has managed to steer the country "dramatically to the left," and in doing so he has sacrificed the "American dream" for future generations.
I was going to write an April Fool's Day column about how the President of the United States fired the CEO of General Motors and made it clear he wanted the majority of the board of directors to resign and how he was going to replace them with people from the Administration but I thought that was way, WAY too far fetched.
Despite his “hard choices” rhetoric, Barack Obama’s favorite political tactic is to claim that no choices need be made at all; all political differences of opinion, he says, can be chalked up to misunderstanding rather than conflicting fundamental values.
President Obama is sounding like a grating broken record—trust that his unprecedented plan to spend our way out of this recession while hampering successful businesses with increased cap-and-trade regulations, healthcare costs and taxes is going to work!
hen the president takes an official action, let alone one fundamentally altering the relationship between government and a major industry, two questions must be asked: Is it constitutional?
Advocates of the FLAIR Act, or Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform, say the federal government has no central system to identify its land holdings.
Liberals spend much of their time trying to hide what they believe from the public while conservatives are perpetually frustrated by the fact that the American people don't seem to understand what we really believe.
Right after Barack Obama was elected, I was flooded with emails from those who had already read the book, or who had just gotten it.
Team Obama fired GM CEO Rick Wagoner Sunday afternoon, just a short time after Treasury man Tim Geithner told the television talk shows that some banks will need large amounts of new TARP-money government assistance -- even though the bankers don’t want it.
The bloodshed of the thousands of late-term abortions that Dr. George R. Tiller of Wichita, Kansas, performs each year vastly eclipses the death toll from the struggle over the slavery contest in Kansas in the years immediately prior to the Civil War.
You don't have to be a Harvard economics professor like Jeffrey Miron to know that America's war on drugs has been a lost cause for decades. Now a bloody war between the Mexican government and vicious drug cartels is raging just across our southern border.
What is wrong with this picture? We learned this weekend that a Spanish judge, Baltasar Garzon, is preparing to prosecute six Americans who worked as senior legal and policy advisors to President George W. Bush - including Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Under Secretary of Defense Douglas Feith.
Zimbabwe should not be making American law.
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