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While some readers of this column are perhaps already familiar with this historical anecdote, it’s worth repeating every now and then that as recently as the year 2000, the state of Ohio had more paved roads than all of Russia combined. Please think about that for a minute. Ohio, a seemingly middle-of-the-economic-pack U.S. state, not too long ago had more paved roads than a country that is eleven time zones large.
The only thing more insufferable than watching Congress govern-by-crisis, is watching Congress govern by self-manufactured crisis. Can we finally stop pretending that House Democrats took back the majority with intentions to advance a policy agenda?
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report this morning that the US economy added 350,000 jobs in the month of December, 2018, Stephen Moore, FreedomWorks Senior Economic Contributor, commented:
After months of work, Congress has finally taken the “first step” on criminal justice reform. The bill recently signed into law by President Trump, known as the First Step Act, offers a smart path toward reducing crime, reforming our prison system, and saving taxpayer dollars. The First Step Act is a landmark piece of legislation that will implement evidence-based reforms in the notoriously inefficient federal justice system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to FDA Commissioner Gottlieb’s recent decision to restrict sales of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), FreedomWorks Foundation has today issued a letter of disapproval on behalf of its nationwide grassroots activist community. The text of the letter can be found below.
While newly-elected House Democrats call for a Green New Deal (GND) to tackle global climate change, thousands of Parisians are taking to the streets in violent protest of French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed fuel tax. Based on their demands, the so called “gilets jaunes,” are no Tea Party-like activists, but their response to elitist climate policies may be cause for alarm for Democrats wishing to implement similar policies in the United States. House Democrats take note-- these protests have left quite the carbon footprint.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Reed O’Connor’s ruling that Obamacare is unconstitutional, Adam Brandon, FreedomWorks President, commented: