May 16, 2022 4:00 am

Bad Policy Creates Inflation and Opens the Door to Even Worse Ideas

When politicians break the economy, they hurt us in the short term but also create future opportunities to do harm in the name of undoing the damage they inflicted.

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May 12, 2022 12:40 pm

The V.A. Bought 10,000 iPhones for Veterans. 8,544 of Them Were Never Used.

The department lost nearly $2.4 million on data plans for iPhones and iPads that sat in storage.

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May 12, 2022 12:27 pm

A Global Tax Cartel Would Be as Bad as It Sounds

Several studies have found that the vast majority of costs incurred by increased corporate taxes are passed along to workers in the form of lower wages.

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May 11, 2022 1:09 pm

Treasury Secretary Admits Biden Spending Programs “Feed” Inflation

Last week, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen became the first member of President Biden’s administration to acknowledge its spending policies are feeding inflation in the U.S. economy. That admission came during an interview with the Wall Street Journal‘s editor in chief Matt Murray. The video clip below is cued to start with the question he…
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May 4, 2022 1:20 pm

Joe Biden’s Phony Fiscal Responsibility

Biden gloats over a historically astronomical budget deficit as if he’s accomplished something significant. He hasn’t.

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April 29, 2022 12:30 pm

Don’t Wait! The National Debt Is Only Getting Worse

New CBO report shows that the longer Congress waits to deal with the debt, the bigger the problem becomes.

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April 20, 2022 1:35 pm

The Feds Spent $22 Million Researching Invisibility Cloaks, UFOs, and a Tunnel Through the Moon

However wonderful it is to imagine a world in which these things are possible, the government shouldn’t be shelling out millions to entertain speculation.

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April 20, 2022 5:30 am

Who’s Really To Blame for Inflation?

No matter how you slice it, no one person or policy is solely to blame for surging inflation.

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April 19, 2022 1:25 pm

Biden’s Protectionist Regulations Undermine His Own Infrastructure Plans

The White House is making it harder for people to request waivers from cost-increasing Buy America requirements in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure law.

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April 18, 2022 2:15 pm

The Restaurant Industry Doesn’t Need Another Bailout

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act would give restaurants another $42 billion in grants to cover the lingering costs of the pandemic.

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April 11, 2022 1:00 am

Brickbat: Bookkeeping Error

An audit has found that nearly $900,000 of about $1.13 million in COVID-19 relief funds received by the city of West Haven, Connecticut, were spent on ineligible items or lacked sufficient documentation. Auditors did not examine some $600,000 in COVID-19 funds received by the city that are the subject of a federal fraud prosecution. Former…

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April 8, 2022 4:30 am

Price Controls Would Make a Dire Economic Situation Worse

Certain politicians would do well to learn that inflation is not caused by corporate “greed.”

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April 8, 2022 2:00 am

5 Reasons The Biden Budget’s Supposed ‘Deficit Reduction’ Is A Fraud

Under the fiscal policies we already have, Joe Biden’s performance is nearly $2.3 trillion worse than last year.

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