01.26.2021

Bernie’s Big Government taxes crushing the business that made his popular mittens

By Catherine Mortensen Behind the hilarious Bernie Sanders memes from the Biden Inauguration, is the story of a small business taxed to death by Sanders’ socialist tax policies. According to Slate magazine , people on social media are obsessed with the mittens Bernie is wearing and have been wondering where they […]

01.25.2021

Cartoon: Sinking Fast

01.22.2021

Biden’s school ‘reopening’ plan calls for first renovating 130,000 schools with new ventilation, threatening U.S. economic recovery

By Robert Romano One of the many executive orders that has come in President Joe Biden’s first few days in office addresses the Covid pandemic and the thorny issue of reopening schools. Entitled, “Executive Order on Supporting the Reopening and Continuing Operation of Schools and Early Childhood Education Providers,” the order issued Jan. 21 may instead create a number of new regulatory barriers […]

01.12.2021

Will Biden kill the Trump economic recovery?

Working families going to the sidelines to stay indefinitely remains the greatest challenge the country will face economically this coming year — and all the years to come. By Robert Romano The U.S. economy is poised to continue a massive recovery that began after labor markets bottomed […]

01.05.2021

President Trump showed America how to get tough with China

By Robert Romano The House and the Senate will convene in a joint session of Congress on Jan. 6 to hear any and all objections to the Dec. 14 outcome of the Electoral College in favor of Joe Biden, with challenges expected in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, […]

01.05.2021

Why waste could be worse in second Covid relief package

Without reforms new stimulus law could be a massive taxpayer ripoff  By Catherine Mortensen The new $900 billion Covid relief law contains no reforms designed to protect against the massive fraud, waste, and abuse that plagued the first stimulus bill. According to the free market advocates at […]

12.28.2020

New Covid checks could lead to end of work as we know it

The danger of the Covid relief checks is that they will become permanent — a perverse incentive not to work. By Robert Romano The House has voted to expand direct payments to the American people from $600 per adult and $600 per child in the year-end Covid […]

12.23.2020

Trump threatens to veto Covid recovery, omnibus bill, targeting wasteful spending and pushing for more relief

By Robert Romano President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the $2.3 trillion spending package that includes $900 billion for Covid economic relief plus the $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill for the annual federal budget. “I am asking Congress to amend this bill and increase the ridiculously low $600 to $2,000 or […]

12.23.2020

Conservative economists school liberals over lockdowns

Five key facts prove the failure of Covid economic shutdowns By Catherine Mortensen The usual gang of liberal economists, Paul Krugman and Austan Goolsbee, etc. – the leftwing nut jobs who will be advising a potential Biden administration – is attempting to play down the economic devastation […]

12.22.2020

Congress defunds Obama-Biden fair housing rule that almost ended local zoning—again

By Robert Romano Congress has once again defunded the Obama era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulation in the $1.4 trillion annual omnibus appropriations bill . This was the 2015 rule that conditioned receipt of $3 billion of annual community development block grants on rezoning neighborhoods along racial and income guidelines that nearly ended local zoning authority. Fortunately, […]

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