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Will America's Obesity Epidemic Help Make Social Security More Solvent?

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The public-spiritedness of eating yourself into an early grave

John Witherspoon's Presbyterian Rebellion

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The only active clergyman to sign the Declaration of Independence

What Does Cantor's Defeat Mean For The Ex-Im Bank?

U.S. House Majority Leader Cantor and House Speaker Boehner address reporters after a Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

The Bank of Boeing has lost its main GOP congressional defender.

Veterans' Advocacy Groups Have No Fee Scheme Conflict Of Interest

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We’ve been talking about the VA’s problems for years now.

The VFW And American Legion's Veterans Affairs Conflict Of Interest

VFW volunteer at Florida National Cemetery

Splitting the VA’s benefits and healthcare functions is the best way to reform the agency.

Optimistic Jobs Numbers Obscure Swelling Social Security Disability Insurance Rolls

President Obama pauses as he discusses unemployment, in the East Room of the White House in Washington

Last Friday’s report is nothing for the Obama administration to be proud of.

The Real Issue In The Cliven Bundy Dispute: Why Are The Feds In The Land-Leasing Business?

Rancher Cliven Bundy gestures at his home in Bunkerville

Whatever the merits of Bundy’s case, the government owns far too much Western land.

Florida's special election shows the GOP is finally getting it

Republican David Jolly speaks during a candidate forum with Democrat Alex Sink and Libertarian Lucas Overby, all candidates for Florida's congressional District 13, in Clearwater

Medicare can be exploited by either party, especially among older voters.

Eric Cantor could learn a thing or two from Delaware's charter school success

U.S. House Majority Leader Cantor addresses a news conference in Washington

There’s a lot more that could be done to improve access for military families.

How Obamacare's work incentives could impact future Social Security payouts

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Cutting back on hours could lead to lower benefits down the road.

A tale of two Virginia governors

Outgoing Virginia Governor McDonnell waves to guests as he arrives for the swearing-in ceremony of incoming governor McAuliffe in Richmond

Jim Gilmore is the polar opposite of cash-money McDonnelll

A modest proposal for getting young people to sign up for Obamacare: Subsidized liposuction

A busy screen is shown on the laptop of a Certified Application Counselor as he attempted to enroll an interested person for Affordable Care Act insurance in Miami

It makes about as much sense as subsidizing gym memberships.

Nixon's lesson on income inequality

Richard Nixon, announcing his resignation of the presidency, in August 1974, over the Watergate scandal.

Guaranteed-income programs were started in the ’70s, and we haven’t been able to get rid of them since.

Obamacare website failures run deeper than personnel problems

A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the HealthCare.gov website in New York in this photo illustration

Throwing more bodies at Healthcare.gov won’t fix it, and neither will firing Sebelius

How to make the most of a government shutdown

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Fed-up federal employees could retire at higher rates…and that’s an opportunity.

Taxpayers score victory against Medicare and Medicaid fraud

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On Friday, a judge overturned a 33-year-old injunction that made it difficult to detect Medicare and Medicaid fraud.

Pulling the plug on federal agencies' TVs

Congress should order federal agencies to eliminate 75% of their televisions.

Obamacare's tooth tax takes effect on January 1

The health care overhaul makes it harder to deduct dental and other medical expenses.

Watch out: Democrats are trying to implement Obamacare at the state level

They’ve decided that if Obamacare is overturned by the Supreme Court, they’ll battle it out state by state.

Will Obama kick Joe Biden off the ticket?

If I were Joe, I’d be worried.