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Contentious, Costly, and Irrational Cap and Trade: A Policy Slated to Crush the U.S. Economy

Policy experts, lawmakers, businesses, and constituents from across the country have continued to express their well justified opposition to the idea of a government-run cap and trade system in the U.S. Currently, a new version of a cap and trade based bill is being considered.

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Contentious, Costly, and Irrational Cap and Trade: A Policy Slated to Crush the U.S. Economy

Policy experts, lawmakers, businesses, and constituents from across the country have continued to express their well justified opposition to the idea of a government-run cap and trade system in the U.S. Currently, a new version of a cap and trade based bill is being considered.

04/22/2010
Tea Party Round-Up

Updated: now includes Salt Lake City In addition to the D.C. Tax Day Tea Party down the street at the Washington Monument, there were hundreds of tax day protests around the country.  Here's a few reports from our members and their local tea parties: Salt Lake City, Utah

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Tea Party Round-Up

Updated: now includes Salt Lake City In addition to the D.C. Tax Day Tea Party down the street at the Washington Monument, there were hundreds of tax day protests around the country.  Here's a few reports from our members and their local tea parties: Salt Lake City, Utah

04/21/2010
Financial Regulatory Reform: Highlighting Democratic Hypocrisy

I find it rather interesting to read about how President Obama and many of his Democratic cronies are desperately pushing for financial regulatory reform. It makes me wonder why such legislation has become such a pressing priority. After all, both President Obama, and many Democratic lawmakers have financially benefited from the likes of Wall Street’s heavy hitting investment houses such as Goldman Sachs.

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Financial Regulatory Reform: Highlighting Democratic Hypocrisy

I find it rather interesting to read about how President Obama and many of his Democratic cronies are desperately pushing for financial regulatory reform. It makes me wonder why such legislation has become such a pressing priority. After all, both President Obama, and many Democratic lawmakers have financially benefited from the likes of Wall Street’s heavy hitting investment houses such as Goldman Sachs.

04/21/2010
Grassroots to Graham: No Cap and Trade!

As you probably know by now, Senator Graham (R-SC) has teamed up with Senators Kerry (D-MA) and Liebermann (I-CT) to unveil their own version of cap-and-trade in sheep's clothing next week. This new energy tax bill was crafted over months behind closed doors, and only special interest lobbyists could pry out any details.

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Grassroots to Graham: No Cap and Trade!

As you probably know by now, Senator Graham (R-SC) has teamed up with Senators Kerry (D-MA) and Liebermann (I-CT) to unveil their own version of cap-and-trade in sheep's clothing next week. This new energy tax bill was crafted over months behind closed doors, and only special interest lobbyists could pry out any details.

04/21/2010
ATTENTION FL FreedomWorks Members: The Big Vote is Today - Call Your Florida Rep!

Florida FreedomWorks members and allies - please see below an urgent call to action from our friends at the South Florida Tea Party:HJR37, the Florida Health Care Freedom Act, and SCR10, the Balanced Federal Budget Bill, both passed the Rules Committee!  The Florida Health Care Freedom Act will exempt Floridians and from buying health insurance and Obamare.  The Balance Budget Bill will put presssure on Congress to balance the budget and calls for a limited constitutional convention if they fail to act.

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ATTENTION FL FreedomWorks Members: The Big Vote is Today - Call Your Florida Rep!

Florida FreedomWorks members and allies - please see below an urgent call to action from our friends at the South Florida Tea Party:HJR37, the Florida Health Care Freedom Act, and SCR10, the Balanced Federal Budget Bill, both passed the Rules Committee!  The Florida Health Care Freedom Act will exempt Floridians and from buying health insurance and Obamare.  The Balance Budget Bill will put presssure on Congress to balance the budget and calls for a limited constitutional convention if they fail to act.

04/21/2010
Ohio Coal Miners Look to Get Some Answers from Sherrod Brown

A group of about 30 miners from Ohio who had traveled to D.C. to speak-out against cap and trade as part of FreedomWorks Take America Back Tax Day Tea Party activities decided to drop in on Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH).Check out the video clip!

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Ohio Coal Miners Look to Get Some Answers from Sherrod Brown

A group of about 30 miners from Ohio who had traveled to D.C. to speak-out against cap and trade as part of FreedomWorks Take America Back Tax Day Tea Party activities decided to drop in on Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH).Check out the video clip!

04/20/2010
Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) Reminds Us Why Cap and Trade is Economically Absurd

Cap and trade remains to be one of the most contentious pieces of proposed domestic legislation in U.S. history. Specifically, the economics of cap and trade, and the scientific grounds on which it is being justified, have both served as the primary basis for its contentiousness. Recently, Sen.

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Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) Reminds Us Why Cap and Trade is Economically Absurd

Cap and trade remains to be one of the most contentious pieces of proposed domestic legislation in U.S. history. Specifically, the economics of cap and trade, and the scientific grounds on which it is being justified, have both served as the primary basis for its contentiousness. Recently, Sen.

04/20/2010
Great Piece on Insurance Debate in Florida

Check out this great piece from FreedomWorks Chief Economist Dr. Wayne Brough that examines Florida's precarious property insurance situation and in particular takes issue with Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty's assessment of the situation - it originally ran on April 15th in Insurance Journal and you can read it HERE.

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Great Piece on Insurance Debate in Florida

Check out this great piece from FreedomWorks Chief Economist Dr. Wayne Brough that examines Florida's precarious property insurance situation and in particular takes issue with Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty's assessment of the situation - it originally ran on April 15th in Insurance Journal and you can read it HERE.

04/16/2010
Important Map for April 15

A little lost about where to drop folks off, where to get off the Metro, where to eat?

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Important Map for April 15

A little lost about where to drop folks off, where to get off the Metro, where to eat?

04/13/2010
Obama Administration Announces its Consumer Manipulating, Job Killing, Fuel Economy Mandate

Recently, the Obama administration unveiled its plan to implement a policy that the Institute for Energy Research (IER) reports would “require that new cars and light trucks get an average of 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016.” This fuel economy mandate imposed upon automakers is an irrational policy because as IER reports:

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Obama Administration Announces its Consumer Manipulating, Job Killing, Fuel Economy Mandate

Recently, the Obama administration unveiled its plan to implement a policy that the Institute for Energy Research (IER) reports would “require that new cars and light trucks get an average of 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016.” This fuel economy mandate imposed upon automakers is an irrational policy because as IER reports:

04/13/2010

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