Michael A. Needham

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Armageddon Without Corporate Welfare?

Armageddon Without Corporate Welfare?

Does the Boeing Corporation really need the U.S. Export-Import Bank?  Few would know the answer to that question better than Kostya Zolotusky, Boeing’s managing director for capital markets and leasing, or so you would think. In a recent interview with Bloomberg Government,

Audit the IRS

Audit the IRS

There is “no evidence of criminal wrongdoing,” the Internal Revenue Service assured Americans during an internal investigation of the agency’s targeting of conservative groups. Few will find comfort in those words, and understandably so.  Last week, while seeking to reassure

AZ Religious Freedom Bill: GOP Accepts Slanderous Attacks

AZ Religious Freedom Bill: GOP Accepts Slanderous Attacks

Can a political party that refuses to challenge the most vicious mischaracterizations of its views win at a national level? The Republican Party seems intent on finding out. Opponents of Arizona’s entirely reasonable religious freedom proposal did everything they could

The Administration's Faux Nuclear Treaty Transparency

When he was on the campaign trail, then-Senator Obama promised his administration would be the most transparent in history. From health care to environmental regulations, President Obama has repeatedly failed to live up to that promise. Now, his administration is