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The Untenable Cost of the Presidency

The Untenable Cost of the Presidency

The recent travel scandal that led to HHS Secretary Tom Price’s resignation got me thinking about how pervasive this type of irresponsible behavior is in the government.  Sec. Price is not the exception; he is the norm in government because, as sure as the sunrise in the morning, spending someone else’s money with little accountability […]

The GOP’s 3 Priorities for Tax Reform

The GOP’s 3 Priorities for Tax Reform

We Say: Three decades have passed since the last major changes to the tax code, resulting in a stagnant economy and fewer jobs caused in part by: High tax rates Double taxation Special interest carveouts Americans should expect bipartisan support for tax reform that puts more money in the pockets of the hard-working middle-class. Republished from […]

Tharp: Are Some of our Folks in Congress Schizophrenic or Just World-Class Con Artists?

Tharp: Are Some of our Folks in Congress Schizophrenic or Just World-Class Con Artists?

Are some of our folks in Congress schizophrenic or just world-class con artists? Recently Sen. Lamar Alexander (TN), chair of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee, tried to pass legislation to continue the bailouts for big insurance corporations, although the House previously sued the Obama administration for bailing out insurance companies and won in […]

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