5 Things To Know About The VA Scandal

May 14, 2014

Recently, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has come under fire over allegations that a VA hospital in Phoenix attempted to cover up significant delays for sick veterans with a “secret waiting list.”

Digital Dish: Catcher in the Lie

News Roundup | June 27, 2013

Hot Air’s Mary Katherine Ham discusses a video of Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s glorious takedown of Braulio Castillo and the bogus disability claim that allowed him to take advantage of benefits set aside for veterans. Bonus: Castillo has an IRS connection that helped him do it. Check it out and get some perspective courtesy of Rep. Duckworth.

B.A. Spending Daily

News Roundup | June 3, 2013

The Wall Street Journal says it is increasingly unlikely that Congress will come up with a long-term plan to address the nation’s debt and deficits.

Regulation Watch

News Roundup | April 19, 2013

The Patriot News looks at whether the employer health insurance mandates in the 2010 health care law will affect small businesses’ hiring decisions. More stories in this week’s Regulation Watch:

B.A. Spending Daily

November 11, 2011

A roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories.

Gretchen Hamel: Honor veterans through fiscal responsibility

May 29, 2011

This Memorial Day, I’m reflecting upon the remarkable life of Frank Buckles, the last known American veteran of World War 1, who passed away in West Virginia in February at age 110. Buckles witnessed astonishing events in the course of his life, including the rise of the United States as the pre-eminent global power….