bureaucracy

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.