For decades, liberals have promised us more and more government benefits, a trend that is bankrupting America with record debt. To serve the truly needy, conservatives must work to craft a leaner welfare system that we can actually sustain.
08/24/2010 11:25 am
As the days get shorter the political season is heating up. Primaries Tuesday will affect some of the most interesting races of the year, from Florida’s high-profile Senate contest to Arizona Sen. John McCain’s bid to survive a challenge from the right. Here's what to look for:
08/24/2010 09:55 am
Recent polls show Rep. Kendrick Meek with an increasingly comfortable lead in Florida’s Democratic Senate primary. In the GOP gubernatorial primary, state Attorney General Bill McCollum also appears to have an edge.
08/20/2010 08:06 pm
Mitt Romney wants to stimulate the economy by cutting taxes, which is like pushing a wet noodle. The noodle won't move unless consumers start pulling on the other end by buying more.
08/20/2010 05:10 pm
Medicare fraud, public corruption, gun rights, and immigration are being used by three conservative Republicans and two Democrats to distinguish themselves.
08/16/2010 11:54 am
Social Security turned 75 on Saturday. But with fiscal problems looming, are its future birthdays numbered?
08/14/2010 10:51 pm
JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater – who quit and made a dramatic exit down an aircraft emergency slide on Aug. 9 – is the latest symbol of stress on the job. But he's hardly alone. With more employees electronically tethered to their jobs 24/7, greater competition in the workplace for fewer jobs due to a sluggish economy, and other factors may create more job-related anxiety. On the other hand, some of the jobs considered most stressful are also the most coveted. Here's a short list of the most stressful jobs of 2010, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Careercast.com.
08/11/2010 04:34 pm
Like now, there have been other periods when families with close to average incomes have been exempt from the income tax.
08/11/2010 12:08 pm
Medicare overpayments, anything from a billing error to a flagrant scam, totaled more than $36 billion in 2009, according to the Obama administration.
08/09/2010 01:43 pm
Despite recent criticism, the GOP's Paul Ryan is proposing serious tax reform.
08/08/2010 12:38 am