New York City is a Liberal Paradise

Democrats love to pretend that their pet project cities full of liberal policies and values are slices of heaven on Earth. They’re delusional. New York City is a perfect example. The City Council is dedicating much of its efforts to reduce the homelessness problem that has gripped the progressive paradise. Their solution is to just…

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Big Government Hurts the Homeless

Socialists claim the only way to lift people out of poverty is through federal government programs. In reality, big government often keeps people in poverty by preventing local groups from effectively responding to the situation on the ground. Matt Weidinger, Resident Fellow in Poverty Studies at AEI, reports on how the federal government is preventing…

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The Cost of Big Government

If you work for a living, odds are you’ve looked at your paycheck at the end of the month and been annoyed at how much of your money the federal government takes. And as more time passes, it seems like big government continues to take more and more of your hard earned money. Under President…

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The Federal Government Paid Deceased Recipients $11.6M

The government is wasting your tax dollars again, shocking right? Well, unless you’ve been living under a rock your whole life, this is nothing new. The Government insists that they can use the massive tax burden they place on you efficiently, and nine times out of ten, they can’t. The government wastes your taxpayer dollars…

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Federal lawmakers shouldn’t impose arbitrary minimum-wage standards

Minimum-wage standards have long been a polarizing topic in political debates, with conservatives and liberals often pigeonholed into their separate camps on the issue. But it’s more complicated than that. Some Democrats on Capitol Hill are stumping for an arbitrary increase to the federal-minimum wage. More reasonable people, however, know that what works in one…

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Why the Electoral College Matters Today

On January 7, 1789, the first presidential election in America was held and George Washington won the election. He was sworn into office on April 30 and would become the first president in American history. It was also the first election the Electoral College system was used and, since then, it has been used in…

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