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America’s experiment in self-government is founded upon republican ideals of self-government. James Madison and the rest of the founding fathers fought hard to establish a republican form of government rooted in the principles of federalism. The electoral college is a key component of the system they crafted, which carries through to today. Big government folks have conveniently forgotten this in the past two years.
House Democrats are considering pushing a massive tax Opens a New Window. hike on American workers, regardless of their income level, as part of a bill to expand Social Security. There’s no question that Social Security Opens a New Window. faces significant funding issues, but there are better ways to reform the program than increasing payroll taxes Opens a New Window. on every employer and worker.
There’s a lot of talk in Washington these days about “fake news.” Misinformation is a serious concern. If people believe misinformation and act upon it, bad things can happen. Yet for all the concern about misinformation in the news, neither side of the aisle seems concerned about misinformation in the economy. In fact, both sides routinely advance policies that do nothing but generate economic fake news. These usually come in the form of price controls and they too make bad things happen.
Venezuela is teetering on the brink of collapse. The nation’s political system is shattered, as tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets, urging President Nicolás Maduro to resign. And it makes sense why: their economy is in utter shambles.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to Democratic Presidential Candidates’ comments that they would not rule-out adding additional Justices to the United States Supreme Court, Adam Brandon, FreedomWorks President, commented:
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) penned a letter to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), the sponsors of the Green New Deal, opposing the proposal to “stop” climate change.
Congress needs to step up and approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to ensure a stable economic future with our neighbors. Just as importantly, Congress must pass legislation like the Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act, H.R. 940 and S. 287, to restore its constitutional authority over trade.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to House Democrats’ efforts to re-implement the Obama Administration’s net neutrality regulations, Patrick Hedger, FreedomWorks Foundation Director of Policy, commented: