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President Joe Biden has proposed $4 trillion in tax increases on American families and businesses. While Biden touts his tax hike plan as a way to ensure corporations “pay their fair share,” the proposal will harm the U.S. economy at a time that it is recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.

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America is currently engaged in a regime-level struggle that will preserve or destroy the purpose that has defined it. On one side stands the American way of life, characterized by republican self-government and the habits of mind and character necessary to sustain it. On the other side stan…

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Lawmakers and a new administration are once again at odds over how best to continue the coronavirus relief effort. Congressional Republicans and President Joe Biden don’t see eye to eye on Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 related relief. Lawmakers are understandably reluctant to sa…

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Tax headaches have started early for American small businesses this tax season. States can help these employers and accelerate the economic recovery by clarifying that business expenses paid from Paycheck Protection Plan loans are fully tax-deductible, in-line with federal tax law.

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It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. But, one not-so-sweet policy continues to wreak havoc on consumers and candy manufacturers across the country. Thanks to a policy dating back to the New Deal era, the federal government maintains a rigid series of price controls on sugar a…

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Over the past few months, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has seen more than its fair share of turmoil. Thousands of workers are quarantined, net losses remain stubbornly high ($9.2 billion last year), and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s long-overdue operational changes have been me…

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In the last 20 years, our country’s national debt has exploded. In 2001, when George W. Bush took office, the national debt was $5.8 trillion. It took around 225 years – booms, busts, depressions, wars, etc. – to amass that much national debt. In just eight years, Bush and a compliant Congre…

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If there is any possibility of finding common ground and restoring civic health in our dangerously divided nation today, we must begin talking to one another again.

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Joe Biden’s plans to cancel the Keystone XL Pipeline is a gift to someone. The radical green groups for sure: they have opposed the oil link since its inception. The trucking and railroad industry will benefit, too, because once the pipeline is stopped, then the oil will be transported in an…

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The finger wagging continues at 'big tech,' especially social media, a week after President Joe Biden's inauguration and several weeks after a bevy of social media platforms and hosting sites seemingly 'silenced' conservative view points.

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The economy was bad, and the White House planned to go big. On the day the mammoth $800 billion Recovery Act became law, however, the new president took care to stress how his administration would keep a close eye on every dollar going out the door. This task of providing oversight, Barack O…

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The world is slowly approaching a full year of coronavirus lockdowns. The pandemic and the crushing lockdowns that followed caught many by surprise and off guard. Yet, while most recall the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic as somewhere in late February or early March, the World Health O…

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Understandably lost in the wake of Wednesday’s shocking events was the fact that, with two election wins in Georgia, Democrats took control of the Senate to go with control over the House and presidency. Though tax policy may have taken a backseat in these Georgia elections, the results rais…

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The federal government certainly has no issue spending taxpayer money these days. The budget deficit for 2020 surpassed $3 trillion, a level far beyond any the nation has seen. For perspective, this is the largest deficit relative to the size of our economy since World War II and the largest…

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It’s just a few days before Christmas and millions of Americans are still waiting for their deliveries to arrive. Washington Post contributor Abha Bhattarai notes, “Retailers and shippers are rushing to move an estimated 3 billion packages this holiday season, a nearly 30 percent jump from l…

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Even casual viewers of cable news are familiar with commercials featuring actor William Devane – usually golfing or horseback riding – exhorting them to invest in precious metals. Lately, Devane has been joined in this pursuit by financial educator Robert Kiyosaki, creator of the “Rich Dad, …

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Another day, another proposal for bailing out the United States Postal Service (USPS). The most recent coronavirus-related relief package would forgive $10 billion worth of loans already given to the struggling agency earlier this year. This loan forgiveness would only succeed in kicking the…

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On Wednesday, New York’s Letitia James led 48 other state attorneys general in filing a lawsuit against Facebook on antitrust grounds. Not to be outdone, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) then also filed its own antitrust suit against the social media company.

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Looks like United States Postal Service (USPS) leader Louis DeJoy is here to stay. By all indications, the newly appointed Postmaster General (PMG) will keep his job well into the incoming Biden administration. Given DeJoy’s reform agenda for the beleaguered agency, that’s good news for taxp…

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Opponents of President Donald Trump are now using their denial of proven 2016 surveillance of the Trump campaign to dismiss charges of 2020 election fraud as merely more falsehoods by the president.

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Underlying most public policies (good or bad) are the best of intentions. However, on problems as severe as online child sexual abuse material (CSAM), good intentions are no excuse if the policy makes the situation worse. The recent and bipartisan crusade against big tech, fueled by various …

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As the dust and dismay have settled in on Democrats assessing the 2020 election and planning for a Joe Biden administration, it’s perfectly clear the president-elect is boxed in by Republicans and even two more Senate seats aren’t going to change that. Progressives, who took a pounding in th…

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Under the shadow of an incoming Biden administration, members of Congress are working against the clock to cobble together yet another continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government funded and running. As has been too often the case in recent years, lawmakers have let procrastination and …

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Home to some of the most beautiful and bountiful fishing and hunting grounds in the world, Louisiana has long been known as the Sportsman’s Paradise. Unfortunately, a government-sponsored legal war against some of the country’s largest job creators has earned the state a new nickname: The La…

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Barack Obama's and Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) aimed to raise $400 million to help flip state legislatures from red to blue in the 2020 elections.

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Thanks in large part to the historically large influx of mail-in ballots in key battleground states, there’s a new administration likely headed to the White House. And, regardless of whether America has gotten a grip on the pandemic in time for the next election, mail-in voting is poised to …

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If Joe Biden wants to bring our country together, he should endorse President Donald Trump’s demand not only for recounts but extensive ballot reviews in at least the four states where the Democrat now leads by a whisker: Arizona, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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For the millions of households struggling to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, keeping food on the table while saving for future expenses is no easy task. Fortunately, a recent court ruling provides a glimmer of hope that essential deliveries could become more affordable in the future.

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This week, Attorney General Bill Barr joined attorneys general from 11 other states, including Louisiana, in releasing their much-anticipated antitrust lawsuit against Google.