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    Congress Could Take This One Step and Weaken Putin Significantly. So Why Won’t They?

    Now that Congress has wisely chosen not to include unrelated Internal Monetary Fund reform in the Ukrainian aid package, policymakers should focus on practical solutions that are a bit more relevant. How about lifting restrictions on American natural gas exports? An antiquated and unnecessary law stipulates that if a company … More

    Members of the ‘Independent’ EPA Advisory Committee Got $180 Million from EPA

    How “independent” can an advisory committee be if 15 of its 20 members received an aggregate $180 million from the agency it is advising? That’s the question Ron Arnold raises in his recent Washington Examiner piece, which looks at the EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee’s Ozone Review Panel. It … More

    Boehner On New Obamacare Delay: ‘What the Hell Is This? A Joke?’ (VIDEO)

    House speaker John Boehner (R–Ohio) ridiculed the latest Obamacare delay today, sarcastically saying that President Obama “hasn’t put enough loopholes into the law already. The administration is now resorting to an honor system to enforce it.” Yesterday, The Washington Post reported that people would be allowed to sign up for … More

    No Barrier to Holding IRS's Lerner in Contempt, House Counsel Says

    A House of Representatives committee has met all legal requirements to schedule a vote on holding former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify in the targeting scandal, a memo from legal counsel finds. Rep. Darrell Issa (R–Calif.), chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform … More

    Target Twitter: Turkey’s Government’s War on Social Media

    Last week, the Turkish government of Prime Minister Recep Tayjip Erdogan became the latest regime to attempt to stem the social media Twitter tide. What sparked this latest crackdown? Turkish Twitter users have been busy sharing inconvenient information about official corruption prior to this weekend’s municipal elections. In a broader … More

    Pope Francis Is Meeting Obama Tomorrow. But They’ll Never Be Besties.

    President Obama and Pope Francis aren’t likely to be best friends forever after they meet tomorrow—despite some journalists’ excitement over the event. “Obama To Find Ally On Justice In First Meeting With Pope Francis,” is The Huffington Post headline for a Reuters piece. “When Pope Francis meets President Obama, expect … More

    Reid’s Justification for New Obamacare Signup Delay: ‘People Are Not Educated on How to Use the Internet’

    It’s not that HealthCare.gov is a nightmare. Instead, it’s the fault of incompetent Americans. That’s the jist of what Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D–Nev.) said today, when asked by a reporter about the Obama administration’s decision, which was reported on last night, that people could claim they had tried … More