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    Where's the Bad News on the Deficit? Here It Is.

    The Washington press corps was all atwitter yesterday with the news that the budget deficit is shrinking and the red ink will hit a seven-year low of $514 billion this year and $478 billion next year. Wait. This is progress? Half-trillion-dollar deficits would have been unthinkable a decade ago; now … More

    Lawmaker: Congress Should Write Executive Orders for Obama to Sign

    Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D-TX) wants lawmakers to write executive orders for President Obama to sign. At a press conference on January 29, Jackson Lee stated that the number one priority for the new Full Employment Congressional Caucus was to draft a “number” of executive orders for the president to … More

    Explosive Report: How Obamacare Will Drive People Out of the Workforce

    Obamacare moves people further away from jobs and shifts their health care costs to taxpayers. Good news or bad? The White House took up defensive measures yesterday after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released a new estimate: Obamacare will cause the equivalent of 2.3 million people to stop working. “Double … More

    Schumer Is Right: We Should Hold The Government Accountable

    Why doesn’t the Obama administration make government employees take responsibility for their mistakes? Consider Obamacare. You may recall its Web site provided inaccurate information, exposed personal information to others and simply didn’t work. Obama himself admitted in November that “I was not informed directly that the website would not be … More

    Federal Workforce Grew 14 Percent in 8 Years

    The federal non-postal civilian workforce has grown by 14 percent from 2004 to 2012 – mostly on account of permanent career employees – according to a GAO report on trends in federal employment released last week. “The recession largely bypassed the Federal government,” explained James Sherk, a Senior Policy Analyst … More

    Cruz: 4 Reasons Obama’s Use of Executive Orders 'Ought to Concern Everyone'

    “We are ruled by laws and not men. And no man is above the law — especially the President.” This was the theme of Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) conversation with Glenn Beck on The Blaze’s radio show Tuesday, and the same message Cruz has vocalized since the President’s State of … More

    How Some Farm Bill Provisions Help Special Interests – And Hurt the Taxpayer

    Tomorrow, the Senate will have a chance to address real reform and the needs of the public, or to go with the status quo and the welfare of special interests. The New Farm Bill, which is expected to be up for a vote in the Senate tomorrow: Spends More than … More

    Two Mistakes This Video Makes About the Minimum Wage

    President Obama urged Congress to raise the minimum wage in his State of the Union address. His campaign group, Organizing for Action, has a video out with the same message—and it makes two big (but common) mistakes about the minimum wage. >>> See our infographic, “Should We Raise the Minimum … More

    Meet the Senator Who Has Most Vigorously Opposed Amnesty

    Last year, when the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill headed to the Senate floor, Jeff Sessions filed no less than 15 amendments. It was pretty clear the junior senator from Alabama was out to kill the bill. In person Sessions doesn’t look like the bill-slayer type. Polite and affable, he … More

    Immigration Plan: Trust Obama?

    House Republicans say they are ready to move forward with an immigration reform plan—and it sounds remarkably like amnesty for illegal immigrants. While avoiding key phrases like “path to citizenship,” the ideas put forth by congressional leaders this week would give legal status to people who are here illegally. It … More