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May 20th, 2020
Chuck Bentley
By: Chuck Bentley – crown.org – May 2020   Time to Practice Covid Capitalism – Protect Lives and Livelihoods I propose that we immediately adopt an approach to our present crisis that I call “Covid Capitalism.” It means we save the livelihoods of millions of Americans by giving them the freedom of getting back to work while also saving the...
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May 13th, 2020
Nancy Pelosi press conference
By: Cristina Marcos – thehill.com – May 12, 2020 House Democrats unveiled an 1,815-page, $3 trillion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday that includes a grab bag of Democratic priorities and is intended to put pressure on Republicans to start negotiations on help for workers and local governments. Lawmakers are expected to vote on the bill on Friday, but it is...
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April 9th, 2020
Trump signs reversal of JOCPA - Iran
By: John Stossel – townhall.com – April 8, 2020 Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump signed the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history: more than $2 trillion. For once, both Republicans and Democrats agreed. The Senate voted 96-0. The House didn’t even bother with a formal vote. At the White House, a reporter asked the president, pointing out that the...
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March 27th, 2020
steven mnuchin
By: Naomi Jagoda – thehill.com – March 26, 2020 Americans are keenly interested in the cash payments included in the coronavirus relief bill that is soon expected to become law. Under the bill, millions of households will receive rebates in the amount of $1,200 per adult and $500 per child. The amounts phase out for individuals making more than $75,000...
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March 26th, 2020
Prez. Trump - Churchill & Rosevelt on screen behind
By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – March 25, 2020 Congress rarely does anything that isn’t messy, so let’s stipulate that a $2 trillion bill written on the fly in a week will be loaded with waste and a lifetime supply of unintended consequences. Americans will pay for this for decades. The consolation is that the Senate bill that was moving...
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March 19th, 2020
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
By: Nancy Cook & Ben White – politico.com – March 17, 2020 Facing a warning of 20 percent unemployment without action, officials are pushing urgently for a trillion-dollar economic aid package. It also generated widespread anger that banks and bankers got bailed out while ordinary citizens received far less. The Trump administration is well aware of this history and taking...
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March 5th, 2020
IRS hit list
By: Dan Pilla – NewsMax.com – March 05, 2020 In a recent announcement, the IRS made it clear that it will be unleashing its revenue officers (ROs) for a new wave of face-to-face collection action. The announcement states, in part: As part of a larger effort by the Internal Revenue Service to ensure fairness in the tax system, the IRS is taking...
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February 25th, 2020
By: Mary Margaret Olohan – dailycaller.com – February 24, 2020 The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the Trump administration can continue stripping federal funding from clinics that offer abortions. The court upheld the Trump administration’s June 2019 declaration that taxpayer-funded clinics must stop referring women for abortions or be stripped of their Title X funding. Judge Sandra...
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February 18th, 2020
Donald Trump in Oval Office
By: Ellen Mitchell – thehill.com – February 17, 2020 Lawmakers are calling out the Trump administration over its latest plan to shift billions of dollars meant for the Pentagon’s budget to instead pay for border wall construction. The top Democrat and Republican on the House Armed Services Committee are among the numerous lawmakers that last week pushed back on President...
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February 14th, 2020
IPI logo
By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – February 11, 2020 President Donald Trump has released his budget proposal for 2021, and we have managed to come up with two, somewhat lukewarm cheers. First cheer. The budget at least recognizes the government has a spending problem—a big one. “Unsustainable Federal spending is a serious threat to America’s prosperity. Gross Federal debt is now...
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