By Christine Nikol | The Daily Caller
On Thursday’s ”PolitiFact,” CNN’s Jake Tapper called President Barack Obama’s promise that “if you like your health-care plan, you can keep your health-care plan” 2013′s “Lie of the Year.”
This lie was selected by 59 percent of readers polled, and Politifact selected it because of its national impact.
The president’s claim, which he used [...]
By Michael Bastasch | The Daily Caller.
The Congressional Budget Office says that a carbon tax would raise the most revenue out of the 35 different options suggested by the budget forecasting office.
The CBO estimates that a $25 per ton tax on carbon dioxide emissions would raise government revenues by $1.06 trillion over the next decade, while lowering [...]
By Peter Suderman | Reason
For the last several years, American and British intelligence agencies have been conducting surveillance operations inside of online video game worlds Second Lifeand World of Warcraft, as well as Microsoft’s Xbox Live gaming service, according to a report in The New York Times, ProPublica, and The Guardian. The operations, which neither British spies nor the [...]
By Michael Bastasch | The Daily Caller
Can the EPA run your property better than you? The Environmental Protection Agency says that its proposal to extend its regulatory powers over wetlands and waterways would produce economic benefits.
Republican lawmakers warn that the agency is trying to extend its power to regulate private property.
The EPA’s rule would redefine the term [...]