Category: General Economics

In The News… 5.10.16

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OZY on Ben Sasse standing up to Trump and championing real conservativism. Bernie’s health care plan would fall $16 trillion short according to the Tax Policy Center and the Urban Institute, Daily Caller Real Clear Markets dismantles the idea “guaranteed income;”  “Economic growth has the best track record of all when it comes to freeing people […]

IBD: Federal Regulations Cost Trillions

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Federal Regulations Now Cost Almost $1.9 Trillion, Study Finds (Julenochek/Shutterstock) JOHN MERLINE for Investor’s Business Daily 9:51 AM ET Do we live in a democracy, or a regulatory dictatorship? It’s hard to tell sometimes, especially after reading the latest annual report on the regulatory state issued by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. CEI’s latest “10,000 Commandments” adds up the total […]

In The News… 5.3.16

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 Utah Policy, Mike Lee gets a perfect score on the Club for Growth’s scorecard, and Utah’s Representatives all finish in the top-100 for that chamber. John Fleming blasts Democrats for moving so far left and Republicans for doing nothing to stop them, The Advocate Investor’s Business Daily, Instead of hammering the rich with higher taxes, “Policies that promote […]

In The News… 4.14.16

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Steve Forbes on Obama’s war against prosperity, Forbes IBD on the rising premiums of Obamacare

In The News… 4.12.16

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The Weekly Standard suggests five methods to wreck the economy, most of which are goals of the Democratic Party In the Daily Signal, Sen. Mike Like writes about the Washington Bureaucracy and government overreach. Time, Our complex tax code is crippling America

In The News… 4.7.16

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e21 on how ObamaCare is really performing Investor’s Business Daily, Obama takes “new executive action that will alter the tax laws to prevent companies from leaving the U.S. for lower-tax nations” and, of course, it’s “anti-business” The Hill, Big government is hurting the little guy in its efforts to help

In The News… 4.5.16

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National Review defends free trade against Trump’s attacks Sen. Ron Johnson closes in on Russ Feingold in the latest Emerson Poll. Johnson trails by just 4 points, 48-44 Warren Davidson will most likely be Ohio’s next congressman. Here are 9 things that voters should know about him; WKYC. Tim Scott defends the Employee Rights Act which would protect […]

Investor’s Business Daily On The Cost Of California’s New Minimum Wage Hike

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Authors Of California Minimum Wage Hike Are Destroyers, Not Saviors Unions are always agitating for an increase in the minimum wage, but wherever it is raised, jobs are wiped out. (AP) From Investor’s Business Daily 3/28/2016 4:11 PM EST Jobs: California is hiking the state minimum wage by 50%. No surprise there, though. California was […]

In The News… 3.10.16

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Tim Scott fights for school choice while opposing Obama’s nominee for Education Secretary, The Post and Courier Forbes; The key to ending class warfare is economic growth USA Today; Trade wars do not bring back jobs The Federalist dismantles Trump’s protectionist trade proposals

In The News… 3.9.16

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Inside Sources; A free-market approach to rising drug prices and how the FDA has stifled it The Daily Caller, Correlation between big government and anemic economic growth Real Clear Markets; Obama pedals economic fiction to protect his legacy Investor’s Business Daily on how higher tariffs cost the American worker in an effort to save jobs artificially