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What is really behind Dianne Feinstein's newfound criticism of government snooping activities?November 13, 2013
Another National Security Agency spying scandal recently erupted when some of the documents obtained by whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that the U.S. was even spying on the heads of state of American allies, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phone.
Long before Mark Sanfordís very public affair and divorce, Reason featured the former South Carolina governor in our Annual Privatization Report for his work cutting the size of, and improving the efficiency of, government in South Carolina.
Former Gov. Sanford continued his road back on Tuesday night winning South Carolina's special congressional GOP primary. If he wins a Republican runoff election against the primaryís second place finisher (a recount is needed to determine Sanfordís opponent), he will face Elizabeth Colbert Busch, comedian Stephen Colbertís sister.
Weighing the records of Obama-Biden and Romney-RyanAugust 17, 2012
A standard line in the punditry circuit this week has suggested that Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate will bring a welcome measure of substance to the race. If so, then cheers all around. Hopefully, one critical element of the economy and society that has gotten little substantive attention to date will get its due: housing finance and property markets. In principle, a Romney-Ryan Administration should represent a significant break from what President Obama has done in his first term on housing policy. But what do the records show?
Following weeks of delays, Harry Reid and the Senate send the STOCK Act to Barak Obama to be signed into law.
The STOCK Act has been passed in both the Senate and House. What may seem like Congress addressing a serious issue, is little more than political spectacle.
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