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Note to CBO: Federal Debt Already Exceeds 100% of the U.S. Economy
By excluding intergovernmental loans from its standard debt statements, the CBO is ignoring more than a quarter of total federal debt, allowing lawmakers to hide behind a debt burden that is much worse than it seems.
The Halbig Decision Would Hurt Obamacare in Most States, but Won't Kill It--Unfortunately
A straightforward upholding of the Halbig decision would only wound Obamacare in some states; it wouldn’t kill it.
Halbig Decision Effectively Defunds Obamacare in Majority of States
A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit’s ruling today on Halbig vs. Burwell effectively defunds ObamaCare in two-thirds of the states, and is the biggest legal challenge to ObamaCare we’ve seen, says IPI's Merrill Matthews, Ph.D. It is also likely the Supreme Court would agree with the DC Circuit's ruling, said Matthews.
New Studies Set Sights On Trade Equity
As tensions escalate in hotspots around the globe, libertarians rightly remind us that it is trade, the freest trade, that brings peace and prosperity between global adversaries.
Free-Market Advocates Say FCC's Proposed Internet Regulations Are Unneeded, Harmful to Broadband Deployment Goals
Fourteen groups representing free-market advocates opposed to Internet regulation, filed comments with the FCC, calling on the Commission to delay any effort to issue "Network Neutrality" regulations until Congress has provided the agency clear authority to do so.
North Charleston mayor joins wildlife, environmental groups in supporting offshore wind power
North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey joined environmental groups in calling for the government to take a leadership role in promoting offshore wind power.
Should Republicans Rubber Stamp Obama's $3.7 Billion Border Funding Request?
Obama has urged House Republicans to immediately pass his $3.7 billion special funding request. But before Republicans do anything, they should ask some serious questions.
Wind Energy's Future Faces Key Challenges
In “Challenges for Wind Energy’s Future,” Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., discusses how wind energy’s advancement proves problematic due to four key challenges, foremost of all its expense.
Obama's Wrong; The Economy Is Improving Because Of Congressional Deadlock
The economy is improving precisely because Obama and Congress are deadlocked.
Conservatives' dilemma: Sue Obama or impeach him - or a third option?
To pushback against executive power grabs without impeaching a sitting president, the legislative branch could simply exercise its power of the purse.
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