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Wall Street Journal: Even Confiscating Entire Wealth of All US Billionaires Couldn’t Pay for Democratic Spending Plans

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There’s just one problem with Bernie Sanders’ narrative: it’s impossible. From Iowa to Indiana, Senator Bernie Sanders is hitting the road. The Vermont socialist has a simple mission: reach out to rural America and make the case for the $4.5+ trillion government spending plans his allies are trying to push through Congress. The massive spending […]

The Senate Just Approved a Spending Plan 5x the Size of FDR’s New Deal

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From trillions in COVID-19 spending to a $1+ trillion “infrastructure” bill, the federal government has spent so much taxpayer money over the last year-and-a-half that it beggars belief. You’d think the folks in Washington, DC would have run out of ways to waste our money by now. (How can anyone be this creative?) But Senate […]

An Ivy League Analysis Just Destroyed Biden’s Biggest Argument for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

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Here’s why the plan would create zero jobs, on net. The bipartisan infrastructure legislation moving through Congress could end up on President Biden’s desk before we know it. The $1 trillion bill has reportedly cleared major hurdles in the Senate and will soon land before the House of Representatives. The president would almost certainly sign […]

How the Government Used the Pandemic to Crush Small Businesses—and Why: An Interview With Carol Roth

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Author Carol Roth discusses the winners and losers in the 2020 pandemic lockdowns and how the American Dream can be saved in a wide-ranging interview with FEE.   This week FEE sat down with Carol Roth, an American entrepreneur, TV personality, radio host, investor, and bestselling author. Roth’s latest book, The War on Small Business: […]

These 9 States Are Cutting Income Taxes to Boost Their Recovery

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Forget “stimulus” spending, these states are showing us a way local governments can actually boost their economies.   Finally, some good news. In nine states and counting, residents will owe less on their next state income tax bill as local officials seek to stimulate the economic recovery by lowering taxes. Arizona is the latest state […]

‘You Can Live Anywhere But Colorado’: Why Many Remote Job Postings Are Now Actively Excluding One State

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Bureaucrats huddled in some office somewhere failed to foresee the costs of their actions. The pandemic has undoubtedly hastened the shift to remote work. Many workers and companies have now embraced remote work in previously office-based positions, and this is continuing even as the economy reopens and new jobs are posted. Many new remote positions […]

Unemployed Households Can Earn $25/Hour on Welfare in 21 States, New Study Finds

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The report sheds light on the causes of our current economic purgatory. The US economy is in a perplexing state of labor market purgatory. We have 9.3 million unfilled job openings, all while millions of Americans remain on unemployment benefits and millions more are opting out of the labor force entirely. In short, a labor shortage […]

What AOC Just Got Wrong About the Supreme Court and Separation of Powers

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The congresswoman’s latest remarks misunderstand or reject the key role the Supreme Court plays in safeguarding our constitutional liberties. Like every new member of Congress, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pledged to uphold the Constitution when she was sworn into office. But the socialist congresswoman’s latest criticism of the Supreme Court reveals that she lacks even the most basic understanding […]