bureaucracy

Who Do You Trust To Keep Their Campaign Promises?

When voters were asked "who do you trust to fulfill their campaign promises?" President Trump topped all comers with 31 percent saying they trusted him to keep his campaign promises, but the Capitol Hill GOP came in dead last at only 6 percent.

No Surprise Poll: Majority of Americans Associate DC Swamp With GOP Leadership

55% of voters and 66% of Republicans are concerned about the Swamp, but nearly half (46%) of Americans think the GOP leadership is supporting it. More worrying for the GOP's midterm prospects, 45% of voters who reside in states Trump won in the 2016 presidential election believe the GOP leadership supports the Swamp.

Bureaucrats can't run but they can hide, and it's time to stop them

Editors, Washington Examiner

We hope that Loretta Lynch's case, with all the others over the years, helps convince Congress to go back to the drawing board on FOIA. Add tougher penalties, place stricter limits on exemptions, tighten regulations for government use of email. Do whatever is necessary. But make clear that no one is above the law, and make the federal government truly transparent to the public it exists to serve.

How America Failed to Keep the Republic

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

Through the creation of the “Administrative State,” with vast bureaucracies violating the separation of powers in ways unaccountable to the people and the Constitution itself, America has failed to keep the republican form of government created by the Founders.

Congressman Ryan and the Ending of Poverty

Robert Weissberg, American Thinker

Bureaucratic reorganization won’t end poverty. We don’t need Paul Ryan's 73 page treatise on bureaucratic reorganization. The best anti-poverty nostrum is the Calvinist work ethic and despite the Calvinist label, it applies universally regardless of religion or color. 

Obamacare Takes A Life

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

Frank Alfisi's daughter and doctor blame Obama for his death. Specifically, what killed Frank Alfisi was, in the impersonal language of bureaucracy, “CMS 1599-F.” A new rule courtesy of the Affordable Care Act.