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In a Thomas Sowell column, he states:It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it.Today, the Joint Econom
FreedomWorks Salutes Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers for Signing the “Contract from America”
The Joint Economic Committee released this chart today explaining what the new health care legislation entails. Kevin Brady (R-TX) said "This portrays only about one-third of the complexity of the final bill. It’s actually worse than this."
Democracy and Power 108: ObfuscationWherever politics intrudes upon economic life, political success is readily attained by saying what people like to hear rather than what is demonstrably true. Instead of safeguarding truth and honesty, the state then tends to become a major source of insincerity and mendacity. – Hans F. Sennholz
With midterm elections less than 100 days away, many divisive national issues are ubiquitous in the news. Lest we forget, many issues arise in local politics that deserve attention and action. With this in mind, we want to commend a group in Richland County, South Carolina, Citizens Against the Tax Increase, for fighting against a transportation sales tax increase.
US deficit reduction painful, commission chiefs warn
Big heads up: a cloture vote to move forward on the DISCLOSE Act is scheduled in the Senate tomorrow afternoon.
Click here to call your Senators and urge them to vote No on cloture to keep the DISCLOSE Act from becoming law.
FreedomWorks sent this key vote to the Hill this morning urging a No vote on the bill. Here's an excerpt:
Dear Senator,On behalf of over a million FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to support the First Amendment of the Constitution, as you have sworn to do, and VOTE NO on S.3628, the Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act.
On January 1, 2011, the largest tax hike in American history may arrive. Unless Congress takes action, Bush-era tax cuts that were enacted in 2001 and 2003 will expire at the end of 2010. According to Cato Institute scholar Chris Edwards: The Bush tax cuts substantially reduced tax rates for people in every income group.
Despite the fierce opposition from powerful teachers’ unions, the school choice movement is growing across the nation. Most recently, Pennsylvania State Senator Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia) introduced the Opportunity Scholarship Act (SB 1405) that would expand educational options for children.