04.04.2018

Mulvaney Brings Law and Order to the CFPB

By Rick Manning Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is bringing responsibility and transparency to his agency – so of course he is under attack by Democrats. The brainchild of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the CFPB purportedly exists to shield consumers from […]

04.02.2018

Another overbearing Obama regulation, the fiduciary rule, bites the dust

By Printus LeBlanc As many have noticed the Obama administration was very much in favor of regulations for the sake of regulations. The administration tried to regulate everything from the air in our lungs and food in our stomach, to the climate controlled by the Sun. But […]

03.30.2018

Time for President Trump to reevaluate India, Brazil inclusion in General System of Preferences

By Robert Romano The past month has seen President Donald Trump significantly toughening up the U.S. stance on trade , enacting a 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent on aluminum and then $60 billion worth of tariffs against China for intellectual property theft and steel dumping. The month was capped off by an announcement that South […]

03.29.2018

Trump’s Art of the Deal: New South Korean trade deal and progress on denuclearization in North Korea proves tariffs, sanctions and pressure work

By Robert Romano In “The Art of the Deal,” President Donald Trump wrote: “Leverage: don’t make deals without it.” Three developments in the past week prove that President Trump’s approach to foreign affairs where he utilizes all the tools in his arsenal including tariffs, sanctions, and overall […]

03.29.2018

Ask Venezuela, socialism always fails; why do progressives want to bring its policies here?

By Natalia Castro In the 2016 Presidential election, candidates like Bernie Sanders framed socialism as a viable option, but ask any Venezuelan citizen, and they will tell you it is a deadly curse. The system of government supported by the left seems to promote equality and prosperity, […]

03.27.2018

Congress succeeds in gutting Obama HUD racial and income zoning rule in omnibus

By Robert Romano One good thing that came out of the omnibus spending bill signed into law by President Donald Trump is that it defunds a key aspect of the Obama era Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulation, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing . This was the rule enacted in […]

03.22.2018

Congress created the Grain Glitch, Congress should fix it

By Natalia Castro The time has come for Congress to fix a problem they created. With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Republicans in Congress offered generous tax cuts to millions of Americans, but they also created an unfair “grain glitch” that undermines the […]

03.16.2018

Restore Union Transparency

By Richard McCarty Union members deserve to know where their dues money is going. For too long, union members have been largely kept in the dark about their unions’ finances, which has allowed corrupt union bosses to line their pockets with their members’ money and get away […]

03.15.2018

House GOP opposition to Trump’s steel tariffs blew the Pa. special election race

By Rick Manning Washington, D.C. House Republicans are scrambling to explain how they lost a special election in a Pennsylvania district that President Trump won by 20 points. It really is pretty simple. They still don’t have a clue how or why Trump won. The district was […]

03.14.2018

Trump’s tough trade stance big winner in Pennsylvania special election

By Robert Romano The Republican versus Democrat split in the Pennsylvania 18th Congressional District special election shows a virtual tie between Rick Saccone and Conor Lamb, with Lamb with the slight edge . It was a district that President Donald Trump carried by 20 points, but on the other hand, is one with […]

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