Articles related to: Big Government

The Most Opaque Administration

Jul 29, 2014

Barack Obama

Facts are stubborn things, as famously noted by President John Adams. So, when White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest repeated the President’s mantra of being “the most transparent” Administration in history, it raised a few eyebrows and questions. “Given the…

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Fact: Unions hurt the economy

Jul 21, 2014

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A recently-released study [1] shows just how bad labor unions – especially forced unionization – are for the economy. The auto industry specifically has benefited in recent years from moving away from the kind of coercive union membership days of the…

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The U.S. needs tax reform

Jul 17, 2014

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Australia’s Senate, on Thursday, voted to repeal [1] legislation and thereby end its country’s two-year experiment with the carbon tax. The carbon tax, it turned out, cost Australia’s economy about $8.5 billion each year and added approximately $500 to families’ utility…

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Government waste abounds

Jul 14, 2014

green dollar bills being swallowed into black hole

There’s never a dull moment when chronicling or exposing excessive government waste. In today’s world, examples aren’t hard to find since our federal government continues to spend money faster each year. Enter the Department of Energy. A new Washington Examiner…

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