Lawmakers should make targeted and smart Pentagon budget cuts.
Ryan Alexander is president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, a nonpartisan federal budget watchdog. www.taxpayer.net
It's a time-honored tradition in Washington to do as little as possible and look good while (not) doing it.
President Obama's efforts to overhaul the nation's global food aid system are sensible.
Our lawmakers need to work harder on solutions than sound bites.
Like things you spot in your side-view mirror, many of the budget numbers flitting around the debt talks are larger than they appear.
We have to stop subsidizing people to live in harm's way.