Sanford Rejects Bailout

South Carolina's Governor Mark Sanford and some other Governors like Louisianna's Governor Bobby Jindal opposed federal economic stimulus money early on when the bill was still being passed around the…

Why Are You REALLY Opposed to the Stimulus?

Opening my public policy class last night, the professor brought up an interesting question regarding the "stimulus" package: what seems to be the public's response and why are they reacting…

Video: “This is Now About Accountability”

As we promised yesterday, here is the video from the press conference FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe participated in along with other free-market organizations at the National Press Club.

Bailout Bucks for All!

FreedomWorks just developed these Bailout Bucks - inspired by our friends at UGA. This afternoon we're delivering them to Senate…

CBO: Obama Stimulus Will Hurt the Economy

The CBO says that the Obama/Reid/Pelosi Debt Plan will actually do more long-term harm to the economy than if government did nothing, the Washington Times reports (h/t Club…

Obama Legislature’s Ghost Writer?

This morning I was reading an interesting article in The Washington Times.My favorite paragraph:Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, told reporters after meeting with the president that she thinks the…

Why Pork and not Economics?

Many of those who have been criticizing Obama’s stimulus package have been arguing that it’s filled with pork that won’t create jobs or help to end the recession.  That’s true.  But,…

Spreading the Wealth

Or rather, spreading the pain and the blame. Obama is working pretty hard to bring Republicans in the House and Senate over to his brand of Keynesian economics by…

You better watch out

You better not pout....'cause Card Check's coming to town. The big news last night was President-Elect Obama's pick of Rep. Hilda Solis to head the Labor Department.  Politico has…