Plus: A listener asks for the editors’ advice on how to spend his money.
When talking heads say “no evidence,” they mean “no smoking-gun proof.”
The 5th Circuit Agrees That Federal Officials Unconstitutionally 'Coerced' or 'Encouraged' Online Censorship
The appeals court narrowed a preliminary injunction against such meddling but confirmed the threat that it poses to freedom of speech.
Plus: A listener question concerning porn verification laws.
Multiple administrations have allowed senior officials to use alias email accounts. The practice undermines the Freedom of Information Act and encourages secrecy.
The lack of oversight and the general absence of a long-term vision is creating inefficiency, waste, and red ink as far as the eye can see.
A White House panel says the FBI's internal control over Section 702 databases are "insufficient to ensure compliance and earn the public's trust."
It may be a good idea in theory, but it's probably an impractical pipe dream.
The deal will freeze non-military discretionary spending this year and allow a 1 percent increase in 2024.
The U.S. tax system is extremely progressive, even compared to European countries—whose governments rely on taxing the middle class.
In 2019, discretionary spending was $1.338 trillion—or some $320 billion less than what Republicans want that side of the budget to be.
An impasse created by years of politicized, myopic decision making in Washington is pushing the federal government ever closer to a dangerous cliff.
A responsible political class would significantly reform the organization. Instead, they will likely continue to give it more power.
Throughout the pandemic, the CDC was in constant contact with Facebook, vetting what users were allowed to say on the social media site.
Researchers: Moscow’s social media meddling had little impact on the 2016 election.
A new proposed regulation may test the limits of the Executive Branch's authority to impose regulatory requirements on federal contractors.
If the midterms favor Republicans, their top priority needs to be the fight against inflation—whether or not they feel like they created the problem.
James Taylor croons while the stock market burns after another ugly report on inflation.
America’s experiment with strongman politics may turn out to be blessedly brief.
It's Nina Jankowicz 2.0.
The good doctor's "individual assessment of my personal risk" apparently lets him attend brunch but not dinner.
The presidency has always been inclined to unilateral power—and many Americans like it that way.
Emergency OSHA rules are frequently struck down by courts.
Until Today, Joe Biden, Jen Psaki, and Rochelle Walensky Were All Publicly Opposed to Federal COVID Vaccine Mandates
"That's not the role of the federal government." What happened?
But forthcoming legislation in the Senate could force Biden's hand.
Plus: FTC commissioner on antitrust action against Facebook, FIRE's Greg Lukianoff on the "marketplace of ideas" metaphor, and more...
Plus: Texas attorney general accused of bribery, Homeland Security wants credit reports on immigration sponsors, and more...
As more senators test positive for COVID-19, the ability of the Senate to conduct business is threatened.
The announcement comes hours after aide Hope Hicks also tested positive.
Plus: Alice Marie Johnson's RNC speech, Twitter bans bots pretending to be disillusioned black Democrats, and more...
President Donald Trump announced a significant escalation of his administration's conflict with the Chinese government—a conflict that is increasingly looking less like a trade war and more like a cold war.
Officials in six Pennsylvania counties say they will allow businesses to reopen without permission from the state government. Expect more of that.
The Trump Administration Presents a False Choice Between Current COVID-19 Control Measures and 'No Intervention'
The real action in the coming months lies between those two extremes.
The White House has issued new 15-day guidelines for slowing the spread of the coronavirus. The president implied at a press conference that crisis measures could be needed for much longer.
The administration also plans to move $2.2 billion originally earmarked for purchasing vehicles, ships, and aircraft to cover wall construction costs.