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January 22, 2014

Sequester Budget Cuts Helped, Not Harmed, The Economy


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

President Obama's bogus promises are legendary, but perhaps you've forgotten his "sky is falling" forecast about the sequester. Tom Giovanetti points out the economy added about 1 million new jobs over the period during which the sequester was supposed to cost 750,000 jobs.

January 19, 2014

Jobless rate masks troubles


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Merrill Matthews tells reporter Michael Kanell a larger workforce itself adds to the economy's potential. 

January 9, 2014

Republicans Get Painful News on Brand Problem


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

“A growing number of conservatives, and especially tea partyers and libertarian-leaning Americans, have decided that their commitment is more to ideology than political party,” said Merrill Matthews of IPI. “And while they will likely vote Republican in most elections, they have become dissatisfied with the Republican label because they don’t think it stands for — or too often strays from — principled conservatism.”

January 6, 2014

Other Comments: The Empire Strikes Back


IPI expert referenced: Bartlett D. Cleland

After years of watching companies flee the country, the UK has begun aggressively reforming its corporate tax code. Meanwhile, the 40% U.S. corporate tax rate remains the highest in the world.

November 16, 2013

LNG export would be good for Maryland


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Liquid natural gas exports could generate 9,500 jobs in Maryland alone by 2035 and increase state wages.

August 30, 2013

The truth about wages: Obama's economy


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

The left and “progressives” love to blame wage stagnation on greedy businesses wanting to gobble a larger share of the pie. But it's actually a product of businesses' uncertainty about taxes, regulations and employee-benefit costs — which the Obama administration has exacerbated.

May 7, 2013

Cruz: GOP should champion 'the 47 percent'

"We need to champion those climbing the economic ladder," Cruz said last week during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Institute for Policy Innovation at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. "We should be defenders and champions of the 47 percent."

May 3, 2013

Sen. Ted Cruz dismisses talk of presidential run

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday that he’s not thinking about running for the White House in 2016. “My focus is entirely on the U.S. Senate,” Cruz said before speaking at the silver anniversary of the Institute for Policy Innovation. “Right now the U.S. Senate is the battlefield for preserving liberty.”

February 12, 2013

Republicans in search of '14 openings

George P. Bush is making the rounds this week in North Texas. He's the featured speaker Friday at an Institute for Policy Innovation luncheon titled "Whither the Conservative Movement: Big Tent or Big Debacle."

January 3, 2013

Other Comments: The Folly of Flood Insurance; Election Quid Pro Quo; Solving Our Spending Problem


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

Over the past few years, Americans have cut back on their lifestyles by far more than 1%, writes Tom Giovanetti, as quoted in Forbes. It will be hard to demagogue successfully against a 1% reduction in government spending.

 

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