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There’s no doubt it’s been a rough few years for free enterprise in the United States. The financial crisis that began in 2007 is still a drag on the economy, and for every sign of recovery there’s another dark...
President Kennedy delivers the State of the Union Address on January 14, 1963, at the Capitol Building. During his State of the Union Address President Kennedy describes the state of the Union as "good. The President asks for a...
Special interest money easily overrides the ability of individual constituents when enacting laws, whether you live in California or many other states. In California, an initiative is being proposed that will make some very important changes for individual constituents,...
Are hedge funds destroying rural America? 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' investigates and discusses how tycoons like Paul Singer and his hedge fund are destroying rural America with antics like forcing Cabela's merger with Bass Pro Shops decimating jobs in Sidney,...
The National Impact of a $15 Minimum Wage Abstract President Biden and recent legislation have proposed more than doubling the federal minimum wage to $15, and raising the separate federal tipped minimum wage by as much as 600 percent. Rather than...
The world economy is in trouble, and governments are making things worse. Here's the story, right out of the pages of the 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, published Thursday by the Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal: "Rapid expansion...
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Our members range from mom-and-pop shops and local chambers to leading industry associations...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said Friday in Iowa that private health insurance workers who lose their jobs under her government-run health care plan could work for life or auto insurance firms instead. The 2020 presidential hopeful was asked where those who work in...
By Xavier Lerma - Pravada RU ~ Putin in 2009 outlined his strategy for economic success. Alas, poor Obama did the opposite but nevertheless was re-elected. Bye, bye Miss American Pie. The Communists have won in America with Obama but failed miserably...
Political discourse nowadays is enough to depress anyone, and the media don’t help by ignoring good economic news. But buck up, Americans: Worker wages are growing much faster than previously reported. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) on Tuesday...
As Ronald Reagan foretold a generation ago, it is morning again in America. Today’s booming economy, under President Donald J. Trump, stands in stark contrast to the stagnation and volatility Americans endured over the past decade. It is one of...
What is the Impoundment Control Act? The Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (ICA) reasserted Congress’ power of the purse. Specifically, Title X of the Act – “Impoundment Control” – established procedures to prevent the President and other...
Johnston Grocke looks at the American Tax system and makes it simple by explaining it in a way that everyone understands!
"Debt-ridden Americans blame capitalism. "The reason that capitalism increasingly is discredited and socialism increasingly is popular is that our current system is making people poorer. Go to college we tell them, you'll be successful if you do, but too...