Government agents brutalizing people are in the wrong, whether or not we sympathize with those on the receiving end.
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A president from a party supposedly committed to restraining the federal government is now sending enforcers to cities over local objections.
The Small Business Administration will always fail the people it's meant to help.
Federal spending on policing has quadrupled since the 1980s, while state and local spending has increased by about one-third.
Congress created inspectors general to be watchdogs, but it's too weak-willed to protect those watchdogs from retaliation.
The federal government has done a terrible job managing the coronavirus. It doesn't deserve our labor.
Senate Approves Fourth Round of Coronavirus Spending: $484 Billion for Small Businesses, Testing, Hospitals
The deal primarily sets aside $320 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses.
And more coronavirus stimulus spending could send that number soaring higher.
The president again insisted that the federal government can open the country by fiat. It cannot.
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Lawmakers, White House Finalize $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus: 'The Largest Main Street Financial Package' in U.S. History
The package doubled in cost over the course of the negotiations.
"Americans need fast, direct relief," says Justin Amash.
Lawmakers are still seeking a compromise.
But what he will do with that power remains uncertain.
The National Debt Is 'Unsustainable' and the Pentagon's Finances Are a Total Mess, Federal Audit Says
"Absent policy changes, the federal government continues to face an unsustainable long-term fiscal path," America's top auditor warns. But is anyone listening?
Hearings aren’t about educating lawmakers or getting answers. They're all about getting good soundbites.
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"This country is now full of men and women with long-term personal experience of contemporary guerrilla insurrection."
Sealed memos fought over in federal court last week show authorities have known for years that claims about Backpage were bogus.
The idea that "deficits don't matter" has been growing among Trump-supporting Republicans. Democrats are preparing to take full advantage.
As debt soars, federal payments to service the debt will crowd out the government's core spending responsibilities.
Proposals from the White House and Sen. Todd Young highlight the role regulation plays in raising housing costs.
Attorney Mike Chase, behind the popular @CrimeADay Twitter feed, talks about his new book, How to Become a Federal Criminal.
Mike Chase, the man behind the popular @CrimeADay Twitter feed, on his new book, How to Become a Federal Criminal
A Texas City Attorney Was Arrested and Detained for Helping Three Young Migrants on the Side of the Road
One of the migrants was gravely ill.
Tariffs, threats to use antitrust regulations against big tech firms, and an interest in social media regulation could overshadow one of the adminstration's big victories
When the program becomes insolvent in the 2030s, the inevitable cuts will hit today's workers and retirees.
Surprised? Yeah, neither are we.
America will face "serious economic, security, and social challenges" if the national debt keeps growing at this rate.
Chalk it up to use-it-or-lose-it spending.
Unless we make some big changes, things won't get much better.
"At a time when the nation's really divided, let's try to do something good," says BudTrader CEO Brad McLaughlin.
"We shouldn't have to think about self-censoring what we say online."
You can't have it both ways.
Yes, the government shutdown is to blame. No, it's not that big of a deal.
It all comes down to one man.
No but really, the shutdown is probably going to happen.
It sounds like Trump is folding, which is probably for the best.
The best we can hope for is that Trump gives in.
How much does the Hatch Act cover?