Category: Economics

Robbing Peter to Pay Pablo

Robbing Peter to Pay Pablo

Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants currently live within our borders. That’s 11 million people living in the shadows whom we know next to nothing about.  Congressman Steve Israel, D-NY   A “Fair Share” for the Shadows Progressives consistently claim that many American’s aren’t paying their fair share. Eating the Rich supposedly solves income inequality in […]

One Nation, Under Medicaid, With Misery and Poverty for All

One Nation, Under Medicaid, With Misery and Poverty for All

Free enterprise has done more to reduce poverty than all the government programs dreamed up by Democrats. Ronald Reagan   In a recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 24 states have a majority of births financed by Medicaid.  You read that right. A majority of births in nearly half of our nation are born […]

Dear California, You’re In My Rear View

Dear California, You’re In My Rear View

I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine. May 7, 2015 Dear California, For the last 20 years I have called you my home. During this time, I have lived in Century City, Manhattan […]

ITIN: The Massive Tax Loophole Allowing Illegal Aliens to Defraud American Citizens

ITIN: The Massive Tax Loophole Allowing Illegal Aliens to Defraud American Citizens

One year in Atlanta, GA, in excess of $46 million in ITIN refunds were sent to a single address by the IRS for 24,000 illegal aliens who reportedly listed that same address on their tax returns.   Written by Megan Barth and ExHuntress In 1996, the IRS began issuing a new type of tax identification […]

Big Government “Off Sets” Will Stymie the Reagan Revival

Big Government “Off Sets” Will Stymie the Reagan Revival

You can’t be for big government, big taxes, and big bureaucracy and still be for the little guy. Ronald Reagan Obamacare repeal was supposed to be an easy lift. For seven years, every Republican in Washington pledged to repeal and replace the law that has greatly damaged our health care system.  Yet when it was time for a vote, […]

Conservative Groups Push for repeal of Crony Durbin Amendment

Conservative Groups Push for repeal of Crony Durbin Amendment

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, I’m from the government and I’m here to help. Ronald Reagan The other two words that are most terrifying are Dick Durbin…at least to consumers, small businesses and small financial institutions. The Fix Was Control                  Passed as part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation in […]

Grassroots Conservatives to Congress and the President – Don’t Raise the Cost of Investment

Grassroots Conservatives to Congress and the President – Don’t Raise the Cost of Investment

Margaret Thatcher reminded us that one of the problems with socialism is you “eventually run out of other people’s money,” but that doesn’t stop liberals like Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) from finding more sources.  His latest crusade is an effort to increase taxes on investment income – namely carried interest capital gains. For […]

Congressman Ted Lieu’s Koch Problem

Congressman Ted Lieu’s Koch Problem

But for the people who rabidly embrace the doctrine of human-caused global warming, none of this matters. For them global warming was never really about science or data. It is about power. Man-made global warming is a powerful justification for a massive expansion of government controls over human activities. That is why the ruling classes, […]

If Technology is our Future, Why Aren’t we Teaching Our Kids to Create it?

If Technology is our Future, Why Aren’t we Teaching Our Kids to Create it?

We have to do everything we can to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit, wherever we find it. We should be helping American companies compete and sell their products all over the world. We should be making it easier and faster to turn new ideas into new jobs and new businesses. And we should knock down any […]

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) pushing Hollywood Fiction for More Banking Regulations

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) pushing Hollywood Fiction for More Banking Regulations

If it moves, tax it.  If it keeps moving, regulate it.  If it stops moving, subsidize it. Ronald Reagan Enter Dodd Frank: legislation named after Democrats’ Christopher Dodd and Barney Frank, which enacted 2,300 pages of banking regulations.  What could have possibly gone wrong with 2,300 pages of new government regulations on banks?  This: When the […]