Congress

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    Inflation Dampens Support for Democrats’ Big-Spending Plan

    Christian Datoc of the Washington Examiner highlights the impact of inflation fears on support for the Democrats’ big-spending proposals on Capitol Hill. Inflation concerns continue to hamper President Joe Biden and his economic agenda, even as the White House is coming off one of its most successful weeks…
    Mitch Kokai, November 24, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about a slip for the United States in the latest economic freedom rankings. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains why the federal infrastructure bill did us no favors. Ray Nothstine’s CJ Opinion considers Thanksgiving in trying times.
    Mitch Kokai, November 24, 2021
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    Bill Would Build Back Badly

    David Catron explains at the American Spectator why the “Build Back Better” legislation is misnamed. Less than 24 hours after the Congressional Budget Office announced that the “Build Back Better” (BBB) bill will increase the federal deficit by $367 billion, House Democrats passed the $1.75 trillion legislation with…
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2021
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    Congressional Budget Office Disputes Biden’s Claims

    A.J. Kaufman writes for PJMedia.com about new information from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office that calls Biden administration claims into question. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has effectively declared that President Joe Biden, Co-President Ron Klain, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are liars. Coincidentally avoiding discussion of catastrophes in…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2021
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    Billionaire Tax Could Hurt Stock Ownership

    Zachary Halaschak of the Washington Examiner details a potential consequence of one dubious Democratic tax plan. Sen. Ron Wyden’s proposal to tax the unrealized gains of billionaires would harm capital markets, lowering the number of public companies and reducing the number of people who participate in stock markets,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 17, 2021
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    Biden Bill Has Questionable Bang for the Buck

    Haisten Willis of the Washington Examiner questions the potential benefits from President Biden’s infrastructure package. With President Joe Biden expected to sign the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law, … the nation is about to embark on a long-discussed series of major projects aimed at bringing the built…
    Mitch Kokai, November 16, 2021
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    Centrists Could Jump Off Biden’s Spending Ship

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner reports on the critical role centrists play for President Biden’s spending plans. President Joe Biden’s economic agenda may rest on whether centrist Democrats are looking for an out so they do not have to vote for the social welfare and climate spending…
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2021
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    Schiff Earns Frequent Liar Points

    David Harsanyi of National Review Online highlights one California congressman’s penchant for prevarication. Adam Schiff’s numerous fabrications have gone largely unchallenged by a fawning political media, even though the congressman has been a frequent guest on every network but Fox News since 2016. Schiff most famously claimed that…
    Mitch Kokai, November 11, 2021