On Top of Everything, the GOP Tax Bill Is a Giveaway to Lobbyists
The plan has a host of provisions that will give influence-peddlers plenty of opportunities to cash in.
Don't Look Now, but America's Tax System May Collapse Soon
After years of cuts, the IRS is starved for money—which is very bad news for the government.
The Healthcare Bill Is a Job Killer Too
Republicans want to roll back Medicaid, but that could hurt state economies.
America Almost Made Filing Taxes Easy, Then Lobbyists Showed Up
A 1998 law ordered the IRS to allow people to pay their taxes without filing a return. Why hasn’t it happened?
How Trumpcare Could Cause a New Crisis in America's Emergency Rooms
If the AHCA becomes law, more uninsured people could crowd the country's ERs and rack up impossible-to-pay medical bills—which would be bad for patients, hospitals, and taxpayers.
Where Did the Tea Party Go?
As anti-Trump activists target Republicans, some conservatives are trying to organize counter-protests against "Marxist street thugs."
Will Small, Focused Protests Stop Republicans from Scrapping Obamacare?
Ordinary people are making sure their members of Congress know how unhappy they are with the effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Why the 'Pokémon Go' Ban on Sex Offenders Makes No Sense
Look at the research on sex offenders' recidivism, and you'll find little evidence of a Poké-predator problem.
Why Is It So Hard to Write a Decent Revenge Porn Law?
The first federal law against revenge porn could be in the works. Too narrow and victims won't be able to get justice; too broad and the law will nail innocent parties.