Politics

High-risk gamble of tax reform

Whatever you think of the Camp tax reform plan he is the Washington rarity of a politician who says what he means, and means what he says

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Iowa's outsized influence

The ethanol mandate may be good politics, but it's a putrid policy that pollutes the environment, propels global warming instead of slowing it, inflates food costs and imperils food supplies.

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Tippacanoe and transparency, too

This month we honor two of the greatest American presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.  And while nearly everyone is familiar with the accomplishments of these two giants of history, another lesser known president also enjoys a...

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No grassroots confidence left in GOP leadership

For three days last week the House Republican conference was secluded together, meeting, discussing, and strategizing over the Republican agenda for the year. What emerged was more of the same: empty rhetoric and empty promises.

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“Green Decoys” wear sportsmen’s camo

Many sportsmen's groups have been co-opted by wealthy grant-making bodies notorious for their support of anti-gun, radical environmentalist agendas, all the while purporting to represent the hunting and fishing community.

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Schumer sets the immigration trap

Republicans are busy engaging in self-immolation over ill-advised immigration proposals the American public neither wants nor cares about.

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