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April 17, 2015

Chris Christie Proves He Can Redistribute Money Like Barack Obama


Christie was in New Hampshire this week testing the presidential waters and decided to roll out a Social Security reform plan: Take money away from wealthier seniors and give it to lower-income seniors.

April 17, 2015

Giovanetti: HB 40 Positive Step To Uphold Rule of Law in Texas


Requiring that municipalities in Texas stay within state law when it comes to ballot initiatives and referenda is an entirely reasonable requirement, especially since some Texas municipalities have recently acted outside of Texas Law. A bill being voted on today in the Texas Legislature, HB 40, is a positive step toward making sure that rule of law, not majority tyranny, governs municipal rule-making

April 17, 2015

Drug R&D Costs: $1.7 Billion and Rising


The significant costs of developing new, life-saving drugs and treatments has reached over $1.7 billion per drug over a span of 10-12 years, due to the growing complexity of drugs, bureaucratic red tape and the short length of a drug’s patent life.

April 16, 2015

Giovanetti: Fast Track Authority for Trade Agreement Good News for U.S. Economy


It’s good news that there appears to be an agreement among Senate leaders for Congress to pursue fast track trade promotion authority, which would revitalize trade negotiations such as the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other agreements.

April 16, 2015

Without ECPA Update, Feds Will Spy On You Like It's 1986


Updating ECPA for the Internet Age would allow Congress to show that it is sensitive to Americans’ privacy concerns and to reaffirm our Fourth Amendment protections. 

April 12, 2015

Rand Paul Is Right: We Should Scale Back Our $48 Billion In Foreign Aid


The question isn’t which countries receive U.S. foreign aid, but which ones DON’T get it?

April 11, 2015

The High Cost Of Inventing New Drugs -- And Of Not Inventing Them


If the cost of creating new drugs is high, the cost of not having any new drugs is immeasurable.

April 9, 2015

Could the Iran Deal Cost Democrats the Jewish Vote in 2016?


The Jewish vote goes overwhelmingly to Democratic candidates. But could President Obama’s deal with Iran erode that grip? And would it make any difference in the next presidential election?

April 6, 2015

Eight Good Reasons To Abolish The IRS


Looking at the long list of IRS abuses, something needs to be done.

March 31, 2015

Lawmakers Should Uphold Consumer Freedom Against Unreasonable Ticket Sales Restrictions


As venues and ticketing companies attempt to monopolize secondary ticket markets, now is the time for governments to address this issue and act to protect consumers' rights.

 

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