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A “spending cut” that increases spending

Feb 16, 2015 Comments Off admin

Imagine charging $8,000 to your credit card on a wild shopping spree… …then trying to explain to your spouse how you actually saved the family money as you had originally planned to spend $10,000. The fact is that big spenders in Washington, D.C. have been playing games like this with our money and calling it …

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Watch for utility bills

Feb 9, 2015 Comments Off admin

Barack Obama admitted as a candidate in 2008 pitching his so-called “green energy” plan, “Under my plan…electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.” And for him and his Hollywood elite supporters, a rise in electricity rates is just a drop in the bucket. But for millions of Americans a ten, twenty, or thirty percent increase in electricity …

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Regulating the economy to a crawl

Feb 4, 2015 Comments Off admin

Barack Obama continues to define his presidency by dumping red tape on the economy by the truckload. And recently-released government data confirms that he’s doing so at a shocking rate. Every regulation a bureaucrat in Washington, DC cooks up is compiled in the Code of Federal Regulations, which currently spans more than one hundred seventy-five …

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Government bogs down progress

Jan 30, 2015 Comments Off admin

There’s no end to the ways that the policies of tax-and-spend politicians bog down economic progress. When tax-and-spenders aren’t simply banning or taxing businesses they don’t like, they slow them to a crawl with a seemingly-endless maze of red tape. According to the Government Accountability Office, the average time it takes for the government to …

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Washington rakes it in

Jan 26, 2015 Comments Off admin

Even as our national debt reaches $18 trillion, Barack Obama and his big-spending cronies’ addiction to your money still isn’t satisfied. While a bank robber would be more than happy with such a haul, today’s tax and spenders are more like heroin addicts -– the last dozen hits are never enough. That’s why I hope …

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Just say no to graft

Jan 19, 2015 Comments Off admin

They used to call it graft. Now they call it crony capitalism and untold millions have been made by those in the know. A case in point is Richard Blum, billionaire husband of Senator Dianne Feinstein of California: When the housing market crashed in 2008, Blum raked in $108 million selling foreclosed homes the government bought. In …

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Painful Health Regulations

Jan 7, 2015 Comments Off admin

As you know, the toll of big-government boondoggles is far more than the things they make worse. It’s also how they snuff out countless opportunities to make things better. To those who innovate for a living, this couldn’t be more obvious. Recently, the co-founders of Google remarked on what they see government doing to one …

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ObamaCare kills jobs, and we’re supposed to be thankful?

Jul 29, 2014 Comments Off admin

We knew from the start that ObamaCare was going to be a massive job killer, just as we knew its supporters would do their best to hide the truth. But I don’t know if anyone predicted that they would expect us to be grateful about it. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office has reported that ObamaCare’s …

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Time to end the Department of Education

Jul 16, 2014 Comments Off admin

Whenever a politician tells you he needs your tax dollars “for the children,” hold on to your wallet! National per-pupil education spending has skyrocketed over the years, yet we’ve long known that added money hasn’t budged high-school graduation rates or test scores for reading, math, or science. And now, the latest numbers on the federal …

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The VA’s horrifying ObamaCare preview

Jul 14, 2014 Comments Off admin

Prior to the recent Veterans Administration revelations, Obama’s big-government allies touted the VA as a “shining city on a hill” for the rest of Americans. But what we’re learning about the federal government’s treatment of our sick and injured veterans is nothing short of horrifying. As you know, the VA is now under investigation for …

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