U.S. Treasury on Townhall

Sarah Jean Seman - Tue Oct 15

The federal government will hit the debt ceiling Thursday and the United States’ authority to borrow money will be capped, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew cautioned last week. ... more

Michael Schaus - Wed Apr 17

Guess which city is home to the largest number of tax cheats? Yeah. . . It also turns out that the Office of Government Ethics (I think Thomas Jefferson just screamed from beyond the grave) has one of the highest delinquency rates at 6.5 percent. But you better pay your taxes on time, or else. . . ... more

Marita Noon - Sun Feb 24

Here is just a sampling of the Citigroup swamp from which Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew comes. ... more

Donald Lambro - Fri Jan 11

WASHINGTON - President Obama's decision to name Jacob Lew, his chief of staff and former budget director, to be his Treasury secretary sent a depressing signal that the economy and jobs won't be his highest priority in a second term. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Wed Jan 9

A trend has taken shape in Washington, and it has put our country on a devastating path towards potential fiscal ruin. The trend is characterized by an unsustainable penchant for spending money we don’t have. ... more

Michael Barone - Mon Jan 7

Over the next year, we will probably see much controversy over the implementation of Obamacare. Health insurance is something that almost every adult has some acquaintance with, and there seem to be glitches aplenty in the legislation, much delay in issuing regulations and some possible changes resulting from litigation. ... more

Walter E. Williams - Wed Dec 5

Is there any reason for today's Americans to care about what happens to tomorrow's Americans? After all, what have tomorrow's Americans done for today's Americans? Moreover, since tomorrow's Americans don't vote, we can dump on them with impunity. That's a vision that describes the actual behavior of today's Americans. It would be seen as selfish, callous and ruthless only if it were actually articulated. Let's look at it. ... more