The F-35 program has failed in its purpose to save U.S. taxpayers money, and has received widespread criticism, according to Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC). Many in the Navy point out that the existing fleet of F/A-18E/Fs can perform the F-35’s ai

How DOD’s $1.5 Trillion F-35 Broke the Air Force

By David Francis,The Fiscal TimesJuly 31, 2014
The unmitigated disaster that is the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has prompted the Air Force to change the way it...

Obama’s Command Economy—Incompetent at Every Level

By Edward Morrissey,The Fiscal TimesJuly 31, 2014
Prepare yourselves for a shock –- federal government bureaucracies produce incompetence. These days, the evidence...

Boehner’s Obama Lawsuit—Another Reason to “Do Nothing”

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesJuly 31, 2014
Headed into its final day of legislative activity before leaving town for five weeks, the House of Representatives...

House Greenlights Boehner’s Lawsuit Against Obama

By PAUL KANE and Zachary A. Goldfarb,The Washington PostJuly 30, 2014
Escalating their confrontation with President Obama, House Republicans gave Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) the...
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HealthCare.Gov Costs Climb to Nearly $1 Billion

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesJuly 30, 2014
The federal government has doled out more than $840 million to build and then fix the tech--troubled Obamacare...

Why High Debt Could Mean Financial Stability

By Marine Cole,The Fiscal TimesJuly 30, 2014
States with pumped-up home values and high personal income are typically the ones where Americans carry the...

The Zero Marginal Cost Society and the End of GDP

By Jeremy Rifkin,The Fiscal TimesJuly 30, 2014
The second quarter GDP figures for the United States are out. While the numbers are up, the long-term trend is not...

Part-Time Gov’t Workers to Get Health Coverage

By Eric Katz,Government ExecutiveJuly 30, 2014
Thousands of previously ineligible federal employees will soon have access to the government-sponsored health care...

U.S. Immigration Court’s Dirty Secret

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesJuly 30, 2014
Children who would still be in middle school if they were United States citizens are being forced to represent...
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2014 Winners of the “Fattest” Fast Food Chains

By Marine Cole,The Fiscal TimesJuly 30, 2014
The Cheesecake Factory stands out for dishes with the highest amount of calories and the highest content of sodium...

See How the European Media Stands Up to Putin

By David Francis and Marine Cole,The Fiscal TimesJuly 30, 2014
Europe finally passed new sanctions against Russia, sending a clear message to Putin: stop, and stop now.

8 Ways to Fix the USA, Starting with a GOP Senate

By Liz Peek,The Fiscal TimesJuly 30, 2014
It’s time to put in place policies to move the country forward. It’s time to elect a Republican Senate. At the...

Obama Wants to Fight Climate Change with Lasers

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesJuly 29, 2014
The Obama administration is arming cities across the country with lasers to help combat the effects of climate...