It’s Time to End the Swamp’s Bad Government Contracting

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We’ll say it again – because it remains empirically true, and vitally important going forward. The biggest mistake Donald Trump has made and continues to make – is allowing so many Barack Obama and other assorted Swamp Creature holdovers to remain in Washington, D.C. It’s tough to Drain the Swamp – with so many remainder […]

Dear Trump FTC: Please Stop Doing Obama FTC-esque Things

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As we have repeatedly noted, there is a whole lot of good going on in the Donald Trump Administration. But we are not sporting rose spectacles – we of course recognize that there is some serious bad going on as well. The lion share of the bad – isn’t being done by Trump’s people. It […]

Back to Tax Reform: The Carried Interest Rate Should Be Kept (or Cut)

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About to end is the August recess Congress so richly earned with their great first-half-of-the-year work repealing Obamacare and other long-promised, Republican-control-of-Washington-contingent agenda items. I kid. I kid because I love…less government governmental action. Like tax cuts and tax reform. Which we are told is Item #1a on Congress’ return-to-DC to-do-list. We have needed tax […]

Why Is Republican Steve King Trying to Nationalize Tort Law?

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Many Republicans all around the nation have long been champions of tort reform.  Republicans in states like Texas have enacted it – and achieved the results its proponents promised. Whether or not you favor tort reform of any sort – we should all recognize that it is not a federal government issue.  Republicans especially – […]