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America’s relationship with the free market is on the rocks as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Economic commentators have already begun calling the current crisis a recession. The government response to this apparent recession has been unprecedented. But there is another, better way to tackle our economic woes. If we take a look back at our history, we can find a model in President Warren Harding’s wildly successful laissez faire approach to tackling the Recession of 1920.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FreedomWorks Foundation, American Legislative Exchange Council, Tea Party Patriots and Committee to Unleash Prosperity in partnership with a coalition of conservative organizations and prominent individuals, today launched the Save Our Country Coalition.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, H.R. 266, also known as the Phase 3.5 bill, Jason Pye, FreedomWorks' Vice President of Legislative Affairs, commented:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FreedomWorks is pleased to announce today that Stephen Moore has expanded his role to serve as the chair of the newly formed Task Force on Economic Revival in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Moore was previously a Senior Economic Contributor with FreedomWorks.
News coverage has centered on the coronavirus protests that have broken out in states enacting harsh lockdowns such as Michigan, North Carolina, and others over the past week. Commentators have compared these with the “Tea Party” rallies of more than a decade ago.
This past week, FreedomWorks continued to measure the effects of COVID-19 on our audience. As we conduct more surveys, our organization has seen the devastation caused by the virus amongst our activists, as well as the increasing desire they have to reopen America.
One of the most important legacies the Trump administration will leave behind is the mountain of regulatory red tape taken off the books. This red tape reduction contributed greatly to the expansion of our economy, the growth of the stock market, and the reduction in unemployment. This has been a key part, if not the cornerstone, of fulfilling the president’s promise to “drain the swamp” in Washington.
FreedomWorks Foundation, American Legislative Exchange Council, Tea Party Patriots and Committee to Unleash Prosperity in partnership with a coalition of conservative organizations and prominent individuals, launched the Save Our Country Task Force.