Examiner editorial

Project shows why Dems won’t offer a budget

Anyone can make specious claims about the federal budget. Witness, for example,…

Labor panel wants union officials in boardrooms

Why has private sector unionization fallen from 35 percent of the work…

Want a federal contract? Be nice to Obama

President Barack Obama neatly summed up his political philosophy last year when…

Senate Dems ready to spring a stealth budget

Congress is required, by law, to pass a budget resolution by April…

Obama team promised more transparency

Many people take the promises of politicians with a grain of salt,…

Bring federal labor law into the 21st century

A New York Times headline in January told the story: “Union membership…

Enough is enough: Time to investigate the FAA

So now we learn that first lady Michelle Obama’s plane had to…

DC Democrats should get serious about cuts

With his 2012 spending blueprint, House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has…

Think the US debt is bad? Check out the states

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin talked yesterday about cutting…

House to spotlight AARP’s conflict of interest

Early in 2009 during the opening stages of the national debate on…

Anybody but Jamie Gorelick for FBI director

Movie patrons recall Forrest Gump’s remarkable presence in an amazing succession of…

President bypasses Congress on Libya fighting

Depending on how you ask the question, public support for the U.S.…

Mobocracy drowns out democracy in Wisconsin

Democracy could be found in Wisconsin this past week, but not among…

Take back Obama’s hidden $105 billion funding

When the first OPEC oil shock hit the U.S. in 1973, President…

The lawsuit abuse problem in a nutshell

America’s legal system cries out for reform when a solicitation described by…

‘Staggering level of duplication’ in spending

Nobody with even minimal knowledge of how public bureaucracies work should be…

Energy costs are up because that’s the policy

It is conventional wisdom in liberal Democratic precincts that gas prices in…

Get government employee unions out of politics

Wisconsin’s Democratic state senators and leaders of the Badger State’s government employee…

Waste, abuse as far as the fiscal eye can see

Federal bureaucrats will write checks totaling more than $3.7 trillion in 2011,…