Examiner editorial

House Republicans cop out on stopping COPS

If House Republicans can’t terminate COPS ... Then they deserve to face…

Washington budget only exists in fantasyland

‘Blue smoke and mirrors” is a particularly apt phrase to describe the…

Childhood nutrition is truly bipartisan issue

With President Barack Obama and Congress in the opening stages of what…

The special interest driving federal spending

To hear President Barack Obama, liberal mainstream media outlets and congressional Democratic…

Spending billions without knowing effectiveness

One of Washington, D.C.’s biggest lies about federal spending will be endlessly…

Will unionization take priority over air safety?

Air travelers and taxpayers alike are the biggest losers in Transportation Security…

Washington’s big spenders still fighting Reagan

Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ronald Reagan, and…

Federal ‘investment’ does not create jobs

With unemployment remaining above 9 percent and showing no signs of going…

Financial crisis panel issues rigged report

Taxpayers got the short end of the stick Thursday when Phil Angelides,…

Ryan sounded right note — GOP must deliver

Two important speeches were delivered during State of the Union night. One,…

Time to get real about public-sector pensions

Despite the dire financial condition of his state, and the fact that…

It’s official: Obama’s job stimulus program failed

Democrats have lambasted Republicans for years for believing in “Voodoo economics.” Well,…

Obama applies sleight of hand on regulation

Earlier this week, President Barack Obama announced a new push to eliminate…

Spending must be cut before lifting debt ceiling

America’s national debt hit $8.27 trillion in March 2006 when then-Sen. Barack…

President shows grace, wisdom in address

President Barack Obama is often criticized in this space, so we think…

Oil spill antidote: More federal bureaucracy

It was not hard to predict the sort of recommendations that would…

Relax liberals, William Daley is your friend

President Barack Obama drew cheers from Wall Street when he chose William…

Defense spending should not be a sacred cow

As applause rings in the ears of newly elected House Speaker John…

Doomsday scenarios greet the year ahead

Happy New Year. We say that sincerely because a subspecies of dark…

Job-killing carbon deal benefits big businesses

Democrats based much of their 2010 midterm congressional election campaign on the…