Articles by Ryan Alexander

Ethanol: A Love Story

August 19, 2015 | The agriculture secretary's love affair with the biofuel industry is fleecing taxpayers.

Pentagon Budget

Mortgaging the Pentagon

March 11, 2015 | The Pentagon is breaking the bank with the F-35 joint strike fighter program’s $1.5-trillion tab.



January 17, 2014 | The $1.1 trillion spending bill for the 2014 fiscal year moved through Congress in a flash.


Gearing Up for Friday the 13th

October 23, 2013 | Diffusing the threat of an immediate default and reopening the government gave Congress another chance to do not what's easy, but what's right.