Congress, Supreme Court scrutinize how feds take your stuff

Carol Hinders caught the attention of the Internal Revenue Service because she ran a Mexican restaurant.

Eric Boehm February 26, 2015

Nanny of the Week: Georgia lawmaker wants to ban mermaids, werewolves, other fictional creatures from real life

He???s not talking about banning them from bookshelves or theater screens.

Eric Boehm February 24, 2015

Obamacare failure to screen contractors cost taxpayers $400M+

Developing and building the Affordable Care Act???s online exchanges was fraught with expensive errors.

Eric Boehm February 11, 2015

Snow-shoveling teens get in trouble with the law

Two entrepreneurial teens ran directly into a real force of nature: government nannies.

Eric Boehm February 10, 2015

EPA inspector general gets in trouble with itself

The EPA???s Office of the Inspector General gave itself a slap on the wrist this week for breaking its own...

Eric Boehm February 9, 2015

White House still won???t shut down NSA telephone data collection program

The White House continues to punt the issue to Congress.

Eric Boehm February 5, 2015

New York City to ban out-of-state cars?

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.

Eric Boehm January 27, 2015

Audit: HHS failure to screen Obamacare contract recipients cost taxpayers $400M

Not even good enough for government work.

Eric Boehm January 26, 2015

Better take down those holiday decorations

Yes, the holiday season is over. And in some parts of Orange County, California, it may never return.

Eric Boehm January 13, 2015

Nanny of the Week: Proposed bans on Thanksgiving Day shopping

There is a growing push from some grassroots consumer groups to boycott stores that open on Thanksgiving,

Eric Boehm November 25, 2014

After Grubergate controversy fades, legal challenge to Obamacare remains

While public attention is fleeting, many issues raised by the Gruber videos will soon be sitting before the...

Eric Boehm November 24, 2014

Nanny of the Week: Massachusetts town seeking to ban tobacco faces uprising from residents

The people of Westminster flooded a town meeting last week and forced the postponement of a vote on the...

Eric Boehm November 18, 2014

Nanny of the Week: Florida growls at craft breweries??? growlers

Restricting fun!!!

Eric Boehm November 12, 2014

Republicans trounce Democrats in legislative races from coast-to-coast

Republicans swept into control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, but that only begins to tell the story of a...

Eric Boehm November 6, 2014