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Romney can't lead a more populist GOP

Timothy P. Carney | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

In 2012, Romney told a crowd that 47 percent of the country "pay no income tax ... are dependent upon government," and that "I'll never convince them that they should take personal responsibility...

When football officials cracked down on Tebow's displays of faith

Timothy P. Carney | Yesterday

NFL refs stupidly penalized Chiefs defensive back Husain Abdullah for dropping to the ground in prayer after he returned an interception for a touchdown.

At board meeting Export-Import Bank subsidies approved go entirely to foreign state-owned companies

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

We do have the minutes from the Export-Import Bank's Sept. 4 board meeting, and so as a public service, I'll lay out some details about what exports you, the taxpayer, are backing through loans and...

The fight for freedom is largely the fight against food regulation

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

The Boston Tea Party. The Sugar Act. The Quartering Act that authorized British troops to steal beer, vinegar, salt, and pepper from colonists. The Fisheries Act.

'Flood Wall Street' climate protesters take aim at their corporate allies

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Environmentalist protestors swarmed New York's financial district this week in the name of the environment. Unfortunately, the "Flood Wall Street" crew displayed some very cloudy judgement.

The Great Healthcare Cashout: Top Cardin aide to the hospital lobby

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

The lawmakers, federal appointees and congressional staffers who crafted Obamacare continue to get rich by going to work for the companies subsidized and regulated by the law.

How Obama's Treasury just helped Tyco and other 'Benedict Arnold' corporations

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

President Obama's Treasury Department recently issued new rules aimed at punishing companies that seek out friendlier or saner corporate tax codes through so-called "corporate inversions."

Village plans to immolate itself to prevent takeover by Hasidic Jews

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

On one level, the Sept. 30 referendum in Bloomingburg, N.Y., is a sort of boring governing question, but dig a little bit deeper, and it gets more intriguing: The development would be a community...

Barack Obama, War President

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

There is no real debate over whether Obama is a war president. The question is why he is a war president.

These 125 black women in Mississippi may be the key to conservatives' chances

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Many small-business owners are like your corner grocer, with no intention to expand. Your neighborhood dry cleaner isn't trying to start a national chain. Your average realtor isn't looking to add...