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BOZELL: Fawning Farewells? Not for Republicans

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 7:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

For weeks, the liberal media have celebrated all that President Barack Obama means … to them. CNN produced a two-hour documentary on the Obama legacy that never mentioned things like annual trillion-dollar deficits. Fareed Zakaria wrapped up the show saying, “He ran an administration that was largely scandal-free and did it all the while under […]

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Prager U Video: The Case for a Flat Tax

Posted: January 1, 2017 at 10:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Forbes doesn’t mention another important reason: It’s more moral. A flat tax treats everyone equally—treats everyone’s property as being subject to confiscation (via taxation) at equal rates. Image Source: stevepb/Pixabay License: CC0 Public Domain

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The Right Way to Do Infrastructure Spending

Posted: December 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Back in early 2015, oil and gas company ConocoPhillips requested a permit from the Obama administration to launch an oil-drilling project in Alaska. The energy project, called the Greater Mooses Tooth development, is located within the National Petroleum Reserve and would create thousands of jobs in an economically depressed area of the state. The project […]

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The Follies and Fallacies of Keynesian Economics

Posted: February 17, 2016 at 1:19 pm   /   Politics

Eighty years go, on February 4, 1936, one of the most influential books of the last one hundred years was published, British economist, John Maynard Keynes’s The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. With it was born what has become known as Keynesian Economics. Within less than a decade after its appearance, the ideas […]

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America’s National Debt Bomb Caused by the Welfare State

Posted: February 10, 2016 at 8:12 am   /   Politics

The news is filled with the everyday zigzags of those competing against each other for the Democrat and Republican Party nominations to run for the presidency of the United States. But one of the most important issues receiving little or no attention in this circus of political power lusting is the long-term danger from the […]

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January 2016: the U.S. Becomes a Global Energy Superpower

Posted: January 11, 2016 at 9:49 am   /   Politics

Environmentalists like a good crisis. Spreading fear is a proven fundraising technique—with manmade climate change as the fear du jour. But, back in 2005, the “looming crisis,” according to the Kansas Sierra Club, was the end of cheap oil. The post concludes: “The end of cheap oil, followed by the end of cheap natural gas, […]

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New York Times’ Solution to Fiscal Problems: Eat the Rich

Posted: October 28, 2015 at 6:00 am   /   Politics

The New York Times came out with an article last weekend claiming how much good raising taxes on the country’s wealthiest could do: [W]hat could a tax-the-rich plan actually achieve? As it turns out, quite a lot… the government could raise large amounts of revenue exclusively from this small group, while still allowing them to […]

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The Good News Bears: Rejoice! Taxes Have Never Been Higher

Posted: October 20, 2014 at 9:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

By John T. Wheeler The Government has some joyous news for you today. Washington Times: The federal government collected a record amount of taxes in fiscal year 2014, topping $3 trillion in revenue for the first time in its history, according to Treasury Department numbers released Wednesday that show the influx helped drop the deficit […]

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Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) Inspires at AZ GOP at Fundraiser

Posted: September 13, 2014 at 11:47 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

On Sept 12, 2014, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) inspired a full audience at a Scottsdale, Arizona fundraiser. Among his themes were: We have common cause with our Founders and Framers, 1787 Between the GOP’s Establishment and Grassroots base, there lies a great opportunity We are suffering from regulation without representation, a form of tyranny The […]

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