The Small Detail You May Have Missed in the News of Obama Signing the Budget Bill Thursday

Jonathon M. Seidl The Blaze 12/27/2013

On Thursday morning, Obama signed the much-maligned, bipartisan budget deal along with a defense bill and five other pieces of legislation while vacationing in Hawaii. But there’s a small detail in that sentence that’s interesting: unlike when he “signed” the fiscal cliff bill into law during last […]

Wait and Hurry Up

The artificial panic behind the rush to extend the PATRIOT Act

Jacob Sullum Reason Magazine 6/1/2011

Just before midnight last Thursday, a White House autopen signed legislation extending controversial provisions of the PATRIOT Act that were scheduled to expire the next day. President Obama authorized the use of a machine to produce a facsimile of […]