President Obama bets you're tired of all that nasty austerity, even if you're not sure what the hell he's talking about. Anyway, his new proposed $4 trillion budget includes lots and lots of new spending. And, oh yes, big tax hikes, with a special eye on companies doing business overseas.
- He wants Greece's government to spend more money too. Can we just get German taxpayers to pick up the tab for everything?
- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waded into the renewed debate over vaccination by saying public health interests should be balanced against parental choice—and then backpedaling.
- Rep. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh), a Pennsylvania state lawmaker, joined several Super Bowl betting pools and challenged state police to bust her. She acted after cops ignored the state's legalization of such fun in favor of enforcing their interpretation of federal law.
- Death sentences on 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters won thumbs-up from an Egyptian court. They were convicted for a lethal attack on a police station in 2013.
- Alaskans are a tad pissed over the White House's call for a ban on oil drilling in coastal waters.
- The head of the FCC looks poised to endorse utility-style regulation of Internet companies, potentially giving the government far greater control over what has been a free-wheeling area of life. It was nice while it lasted.
Biden's Nominee to Head the ATF, Who Wants Congress to Ban 'Assault Weapons,' Says He Can't Define Them
David Chipman's obfuscation, like the president's vagueness, is aimed at concealing the illogic of targeting firearms based on their "military-style" appearance.
Biden's Latest Round of Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Is an Indictment of Federal Higher Education Subsidies
Thirty-five years after Bill Bennett sounded the alarm about student loan defaults, we still haven't learned a damn thing.
Dr. Lee Gross' direct primary care practice takes the complexity and unaffordability out of health care.
Rules range from absurd to appalling without respect for civil liberties or basic logic.
Warren Lent is suing the California Coastal Commission, arguing that its power to unilaterally hand down massive fines with minimal process is unconstitutional.