Congress Can Save Taxpayers Billions By Closing Unneeded Bases

op-ed | Ross Marchand
A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, takes-off to fly a bilateral mission with Japanese and South Korea Air Force jets in the vicinity of the Sea of Japan, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, October 10, 2017. Staff Sgt. Joshua Smoot/U.S. Air Force/Handout via REUTERS

Hawks and doves alike can agree that maintaining useless bases is a bad idea.

FACT CHECK: Is Climate Change A 'Bigger Fiscal Issue' Than Entitlements?

Politics | Emily Larsen

The scale of entitlement spending, in fact, dwarfs it.

The NDAA Is Fatally Flawed And Threatens National Security

Opinion | Cesar Conda
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) questions Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf (not pictured) during his testimony before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the firm's sales practices on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

There is no place for Elizabeth Warren and her dangerous, liberal provisions in the NDAA.

Remember When Republicans Were Conservative?

Opinion | Sen. Rand Paul

The GOP has caved on the debt ceiling one too many times.

Don't Bring Back Earmarks

Opinion | Jason Pye
The U.S. Capitol Building is seen shortly before sunset in Washington, U.S. May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Zach Gibson - RTX36B6A

They are little more than handouts to special interests.

A $700 Billion Peacetime Deficit Is A Catastrophe

Opinion | James O'Brien

It’s not too late to turn things around — but soon it might be.

Infrastructure: Competition Trumps Cronyism

Opinion | Bonner Cohen
Utility workers begin work repairing power and data lines after a wildfire near Potrero, California, U.S. June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Eliminating necessary regulations would help fix our trillion-dollar infrastructure problem.

Republicans Should Stick To Their Principles, Even When Dealing With California Democrats

Opinion | Peter Ferrara

Crony capitalism is bad, even when it’s supported by those on the right.

Medicare Part D: Market-Facing And Overwhelmingly Successful

Opinion | Neil Siefring

We need spending and entitlement reform, but failing programs should be cut first.

The Delusion That's Bankrupting America

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Attendees sit under the debt clock set in motion to tally the national debt after the chairman of the Republican National Convention (RNC) Reince Priebus gaveled the convention to order at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, on August 27, 2012. (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Trump’s budget doesn’t even include absolute cuts. It just slows the rate of spending increases.

President Trump's Growth Budget

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
US President Donald Trump arrives at the Hotel San Domenico on the second day of the G7 summit of Heads of State and of Government, on May 27, 2017 in Taormina, Sicily. (Photo credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

We’re finally talking workfare over welfare, and the left is screaming.

No More For MOX

| Pete Sepp and Danielle Brian
mox box

It’s a raw deal for American taxpayers.

Fiscal Conservatism Is An Illusion In Today's Politics

Opinion | Jerrod Laber
Birds are silhouetted as they fly over the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol at sunrise on election day in Washington November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

We”re witnessing the same borrowing and spending policies that we’ve had for more than half a century.

Budget-Whiners Are Pernicious Pests

Opinion | Scott Weiser
U.S. President Donald Trump's overview of the budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2018 are displayed at the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) on its release by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in Washington, U.S. March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Government that governs from a position as close to those governed as possible is best.

This Is Why Economic Recovery Has Been So Weak

Opinion | David Weinberger

The state can spend only what the private sector produces, and it misallocates those resources.

Trump: A New Sheriff Against Wasteful Spending?

Opinion | Joanne Butler

All those involved in wasting taxpayer dollars should beware.

Maryland College President Defends Lavish Expense Account, Including Plane Upgrades, Private Car Service

Education | Heather Hunter

‘The fact she has all this money is ridiculous’

Leave Politics Outside Of National Parks

Opinion | Ryan Yonk
A view of Half-Dome from Yosemite National Park village. (Photo: Shutterstock)

National Park Service bureaucrats often respond to political pressures from interest groups to the exclusion of properly managing their parks.

The Disaster In Louisiana Calls For A Measured Response From Congress

Opinion | Neil Siefring
Kevin Grey looks at his flood damaged property in Sorrento

Capitol Hill is oriented to fueling the status quo with federal dollars, and the opportunity for increasing federal funding is often too easy for lawmakers to pass up.

See what Obama's doing to government spending

Politics | Sarah Hurtubise

Hint: you won’t save money