Economy

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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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    The NC Threat-Free Index and Immunity Update for the Week Ending November 22

    Image source: Gov. Roy Cooper’s Twitter feed a year ago today, as he tightened his unscientific and demonstrably ineffective face mask order against people deliberately just before Thanksgiving. Having already canceled Easter, Independence Day, and attending college football games, the governor actually wanted to force people to…
    Jon Sanders, November 23, 2021
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    Build Back Better Would Damage the Economy

    House Democrats passed the centerpiece to Biden’s agenda last week with only one Democrat dissenter. The “Build Back Better” bill supposedly shrunk over time from $3.5 trillion to $2 trillion, yet this is only due to “temporary” programs and misleading math. By scheduling some of the massive programs to expire,…
    Paige Terryberry, November 23, 2021
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    Is DHHS about to change the definition of ‘fully vaccinated’?

    Imagine a scenario where people's jobs, education, travel, grocery buying, access to government services, etc. are threatened every six months if they don't get another booster.
    Jon Sanders, November 23, 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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    Inflation Concerns Rising, New Poll Suggests

    Terry Jones writes for Issues and Insights about disturbing new poll results linked to rising prices. It’s often said that Americans agree on almost nothing these days, a sign of the times. But that’s not entirely true. There’s one topic on which there’s near-unanimous agreement: Inflation. Americans of…
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2021
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    ‘Bureaucracy is the very essence of the State’

    "We all have our stories of bureaucratic indifference; and now during Covid, indifference has become cruel."
    Jon Sanders, November 22, 2021