The National Taxpayers Union’s count of the cost of each member of Congress' "wish list" shows a dramatic shift away from more spending and toward less spending. Moving from "wish" to "reality" may be a long jump, but the trend is encouraging, nevertheless.
During a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) warned that his colleagues were rushing to war in Syria and were arming members of al-Qaeda in Syria. By Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
The estimate that the cost of government regulations now exceed half of the annual budget for the first time fails to take into account the cost in freedoms lost in the regulatory state.
Rep. Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) is right: The only way to fix the "Obama phone" subsidy is to end it altogether. Then the other problems associated with the subsidy — corruption, crony capitalism, waste, and so on — become irrelevant.