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Many of us Oregonians never expected this, but last week a coalition of Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, Constitutionalists, Pacific Greens, Independents and even Pirate Party members (yes, a real political party in Oregon) came together to reject a statist mandate to add fluoride to our pristine mountain water. And the vote wasn't even close:
Evidence Mounts That Coal Exports Create Jobs With Minimal Environmental Impact
Personal Freedom and Prosperity 101: Personal PowerThe distinctive principle of Western social philosophy is individualism.It aims at the creation of a sphere in which the individual is free to think, to choose, and to act without being restrained by the interference of the social apparatus of coercion and oppression, the State. All the spiritual and material achievements of Western civilization were the result of the operation of this idea of liberty. —Ludwig von Mises
Ten Reasons The IRS Should Not Be In Charge of ObamaCare
The IRS has been in the news a lot lately, but with all the hubbub of corruption and scandal, it’s easy to forget that they are also the agency set to be put in charge of enforcing and implementing the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as ObamaCare, when it goes into full effect later this year. Here, then, are the top ten reasons why this should not be allowed to happen.
The world is changing, and the advance of technology has reached an amazing rate. Still more amazing, however, is the way in which technology results in ever more decentralized knowledge and ability, allowing individuals from every walk of life unprecedented access to formerly restrictive fields. The 3D printing process has been in the news a lot lately owing its potential to put manufacturing directly into the hands of consumers and the implications of such a change for the future, but this sort of thing is hardly new.
Several years ago, I had the opportunity to spend some time in France studying World War II. I left with an incredible appreciation for our veterans and their sacrifice. This is the story of my visit to the Memorial Cemetery at Omaha Beach. As we celebrate Memorial Day, may we always remember those that paid the ultimate price for freedom.
An Illustrated Timeline of the IRS Targeting Scandal
With new details emerging every day about the extent of the IRS targeting of conservative groups, FreedomWorks Creative Manager Matt Battaglia breaks down the timeline of events. Click 'read more' for images!
On Thursday, economists at the New York Fed released a report forecasting sluggish economic growth this year, due to the government’s fiscal policy. This should be no surprise since the prevailing anti-business attitude in Washington is producing policies that are impeding economic growth. One such policy is the U.S. corporate tax, which stands at 40% combining both federal and average state taxes, making it two-thirds higher than the global average.
Kansas - Urge Your Representatives to Defund Common Core
Help protect Kansas students from Common Core and a progressive takeover of local schools. Let’s fight to keep parents, teachers, and local communities in charge of education – not Washington bureaucrats. Contact your representatives and urge them to DEFUND Common Core. Make calls to Kansas House and Senate members here: House