Articles related to: Big Government

A Republic… If You Can Keep It

Aug 14, 2014

Blue Sky, black border

“Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?,” inquired the anxious woman outside Independence Hall. Benjamin Franklin’s response to Mrs. Powel was profound. “A republic, Madame, if you can keep it.” His answer was more than a…

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Time to let the Ex-Im Bank go

Jul 30, 2014

Collage, Money and business

Most Americans probably have no idea what the Export-Import bank even is, much less why it’s in the news right now. Yet it’s becoming the latest front in the fight to trim federal government. The Ex-Im Bank was established in…

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“Ugly politics,” indeed

Jul 29, 2014

Jenny Beth

Washington is still reeling from last week’s revelation that an ObamaCare architect was warning in 2012 that those on the federal health care exchange aren’t eligible for subsidies. The surprise leak came on the heels of the D.C. Circuit Court…

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The Most Opaque Administration

Jul 29, 2014

Barack Obama

Facts are stubborn things, as famously noted by President John Adams. So, when White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest repeated the President’s mantra of being “the most transparent” Administration in history, it raised a few eyebrows and questions. “Given the…

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