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March 3, 2015

As Obama Trolls for More Money to Spend, Republicans Need to Keep the Sequester Caps


As President Obama trolls for ever more spending, it is more important than ever for Republicans to keep the sequester spending caps if they want to control government spending.

February 26, 2015

Let Us Talk of Many (Internet of) Things


Regulating before we even understand if regulations are needed, what ends regulations might serve, what the challenges might be, or even a useful definition of what would be regulated would be foolish at best, and likely to impede innovation.

February 24, 2015

Obama on Energy: Taking Credit while Halting Progress


by Andrew Parker | PolicyBytes

Watch out for the president’s embellishments whenever he brags about American energy. Let his policies speak for themselves and let’s give credit or blame, where it’s due.

February 17, 2015

Fact-checking Obama's Claim That Middle Class Wages Have Stagnated


Middle class wages have been rising, though not by much more than the rate of inflation—and that's a good thing.

February 10, 2015

Calling Sen. Coburn: Wish He Could Still Expose Obama's Latest NIH Funding Ploy


President Obama wants to throw more money at the National Institutes of Health, as part of the liberal vision that government is better and cheaper at research. But taxpayers shouldn't give more money to an agency that wastes billions of dollars on questionable, and even ludicrous, research.  

February 5, 2015

Why the Internet Has Been Such a Failure


Now the Obama administration is turning its attention to solving the puzzle of why the Internet has been such a massive disappointment.

February 4, 2015

There's Nothing Sacred About Local Control


There is no sacred principle of “local control” that supersedes the structure of legal authority.

February 3, 2015

Markets Don't Fail, Government Policies Do


Lot's of liberals, the media and even some economists like to talk about "market failure" as a justification for their expansive government policies. But markets don't fail.  What does fail are government policies that try to "fix" markets.

January 27, 2015

Trying to Understand the Declining Labor Force Participation Rate


It's tempting to blame President Obama and his economic policies for the unprecedented decline in the labor force participation rate.  And while those policies may have exacerbated the trend, the decline has been occurring for years.

January 21, 2015

It's Really, Really Time to Ban Internet Discrimination Forever


Congress has a clear choice: Make complete and permanent the ban on Internet access and multiple or discriminatory taxes online, encouraging broadband access and e-commerce, or turn away from that national priority and allow the pro-tax thugs to loot our digital future.

 

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