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February 6th, 2023
Speaker Kevin McCarthy
What do Republicans want other than to fight?
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February 2nd, 2023
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Several blue-city mayors who seemed to have no problem with the flood of migrants crossing our southern border have recently discovered they come with a cost — and those mayors aren’t happy about it.
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February 2nd, 2023
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Progressives and most Democrats want the $31.4 trillion federal debt ceiling raised without any Republican preconditions. Better yet, in their view, it should be completely eliminated.
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February 2nd, 2023
US National Debt
Once again, there is a showdown in Washington, D.C. over America’s excessive national debt. And once again, there is a lack of common sense among lawmakers.  In January, the United States hit the debt limit, putting us in a tenuous spot that can’t be sustained. Our national debt currently sits at $31.5 trillion. In the last two decades, the national...
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January 26th, 2023
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By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – January 24, 2023 The taxes are branded as levies on wealth, but they vary in form. Some resemble Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s outline from 2021 and would cut out a slice from large asset holdings each year regardless of whether they grew in value. That includes California, which would take 1% a year from...
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January 19th, 2023
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San Francisco shows why racial reparations is a terrible idea. If one considers the taxpayers of San Francisco, who will actually foot the bill for this, the case for saddling them with financial responsibility for American slavery — or even more recent injustices — becomes even more ridiculous.
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January 18th, 2023
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President Joe Biden’s Labor Department recently announced a new rule that will permit money managers to play politics with trillions of dollars of people’s retirement savings.
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January 18th, 2023
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By: Jeb Hensarling – wsj.com – January 17, 2023 Over the past 50 years there have been numerous congressional efforts to reduce budget deficits. Most clearly failed, although some, such as the Clinton-Gingrich agreement of 1997 and the Budget Control Act of 2011, achieved noteworthy savings in their day. Even successful agreements had only marginal effects on long-term national debt. Why? Because...
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January 12th, 2023
By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – January 11, 2022 Gov. Gavin Newsom last year touted a $100 billion budget surplus as evidence of California’s progressive superiority. He was less triumphant Tuesday when announcing a $22.5 billion deficit in the coming year, a contrast to Texas’s record $32.7 billion surplus. Give Mr. Newsom partial credit for acknowledging that the state’s...
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January 11th, 2023
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For years, the only supermarket serving the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwest South Dakota was run-down and a threat to public health. Inspectors from the Indian Health Service repeatedly cited its distant corporate owners for food safety violations, such as mixing rotten hamburger with fresh meat and repackaging it for sale. So leaders of […]
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