by | Jul 20, 2018

Are you tired of all the winning yet? If you are a conservative who has followed the trajectory of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), you might be getting to that point. From its inception, the CFPB has been a…

by | May 7, 2018

Elizabeth Warren insists she isn’t running for president, but she acts like a candidate. She’s raising campaign wampum at a rate that suggests she’s already looking beyond her all but inevitable reelection to the Senate, and clearly intends to capitalize…

by | Nov 28, 2017

The messiness of the long-proverbial “mess in Washington” stands out this post-holiday week like a picked and evacuated turkey carcass. To itemize: The tax debate, so called. The furor over who’s to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — assuming…

by | Nov 17, 2017

An official who’s been in charge of a Democrat-created federal office for blame, scapegoating, and extortion announced Wednesday that he’d be stepping down at the end of the month from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. This was followed almost immediately…

by | Nov 16, 2017

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) may have had the best response to yesterday’s resignation announcement by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray. The statement, sent to reporters and posted on her website consisted of just two words: “Good riddance.” Wagner…

by | Sep 27, 2017

In the private sector and during his short time as president, Donald J. Trump has never been shy about firing subordinates. Yet some powerful Obama holdovers seem to have a puzzling staying power. The recent decision of the Justice Department…

by | Jul 6, 2017

Add another one to the long list of reasons why President Trump should fire Richard Cordray, the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. They include spending public money to create a palace for the Bureau, evidence of widespread discrimination against…

by | Jun 22, 2017

Could Congress create a fourth branch of government? Maybe break off a piece of what the executive branch handles now — commerce, say, or agriculture, or maybe even defense — and create a new office supported by its own dedicated…

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