Category: General Economics

Why ‘Buy America’ isn’t good for Americans

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Published in Conservative Review  12/6/16 By David McIntosh Americans love competition. When it’s time to buy a product or service we want choices that induce competition. And when the buyer is the federal government — using our tax dollars — we definitely want the most bang for the buck. Like our president-elect showed in his […]

Club for Growth Backs House Leadership’s Warning Against Tariffs

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“Tax cuts and deregulation will make the American economy great again, but tariffs and trade wars will make it tank again.”  Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to published reports that “House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy refused to back President-elect Donald Trump’s push for a 35-percent […]

Club on Trump’s Carrier Deal

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Club President David McIntosh discussed President-elect Trump’s Indiana Carrier deal during an appearance on Fox Business Network’s “Making Money w Charles Payne” on 12-1-16

Economic Growth Crippled by Lack of Startups

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In a piece from the Wall Street Journal, author Jeffrey Sparshott reveals just how much the economy has relied on new startups to propel economic growth, and how it has been hampered by a decades-long increase in regulation. In fact, the pace of economic expansion has been the weakest since at least WWII, according to […]

In The News… 5.25.16

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Mike Crane and Drew Ferguson to compete in a runoff on July 26, AJC Obama’s Education Department is attempting to mandate “equalized spending” at the state and local level, even though the education law passed last year specifically forbids it, Washington Examiner Why Obama’s “mandate prosperity” is a fallacy, Real Clear Markets

In The News… 5.19.16

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Tim Scott in The State: Fight poverty by investing in opportunity. Why Tim Scott fights for school choice, Washington Examiner Forbes, The Harsh Reality of Regulating Overtime Pay

In The News… 5.18.16

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 The Weekly Standard, The cost of Obamacare Foundation for Economic Freedom, Capitalism gave power to the people Rand Paul wins Kentucky Senate primary with 85% of the vote, WDRB

In The News… 5.12.16

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Sen. Rand Paul does an interview with Glasgow Daily Times and talks about issues that matter, including the debt and term limits. Mike Crane separates himself from the field by arguing for lower taxes while opposing favoritism to certain industries. “My opponents who seem to just sunbathe in the glory of these giant tax breaks for specific industries, […]

Suggested Agenda for Ryan-Trump Meeting

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Topics for tomorrow’s meeting between Speaker Ryan and Donald Trump Taxes – They should be cut and no one should “end up paying more.” Trade – Stop the threats of massive tariffs that will lead to trade wars that harm US businesses and consumers. Obamacare – No more waffling about government paying for it. Repeal […]

In The News… 5.11.16

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PA-Sen: Toomey leads McGinty 45-44 in new Quinnipiac poll. And the Senate race to fill Marco Rubio’s seat is up for grabs;  The Hill Since the income tax levied on small businesses fell to zero in Kansas, private-sector employment in the state is higher than in other states with a personal income tax, Forbes WND article refers […]