Warren Buffett Knows Less Government Means More Economic Activity

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Remember the “Buffett Rule?” The Buffett Rule is part of a tax plan proposed by President Barack Obama in 2011. The tax plan would apply a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on individuals making more than a million dollars a year. Remember for whom it’s named? The Buffett Rule is named after American investor […]

Aesop Knew: Regulators Regulate – It’s Their Nature

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Aesop was a Seventh Century, B.C. Greek philosopher – mere “storyteller” doesn’t do him justice. The best storytellers are philosophers – because they tap into truths of human nature. Aesop certainly did that. His famous Fables revealed these truths through simple animal allegories. There are (at least) several that apply to the creatures in the […]

You Want More Jobs – and Freer and Fairer Global Trade? You Want Less Government

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We recently discussed a bipartisan group of Senators and House members who correctly identified a global trade problem and its negative domestic ramifications. 57 Senators and 152 House members…sign(ed) letters to Barack Obama Administration Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.  In which they expressed concern about inexpensive Korean steel being in mass quantities imported here…. Why […]

Obama Administration Doing Everyone’s Job – But Theirs

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The Barack Obama Administration has spent just about its entire tenure doing things it is not supposed to do. The myriad executive branch Departments, Agencies, Commissions and Boards have been in omni-directional fashion vastly exceeding their authority – doing things that are clearly the Constitutional purview of (amongst other others) the legislative and judicial branches. […]

Harry Reid Remains Obstinately, Perversely Insistent on Taxing the Internet

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As we asked last week – who says bipartisanship is dead? The allegedly “do-nothing”Republican-led House of Representatives has actually done a lot of good stuff – a lot of it bipartisan in nature. “We’ve put together a helpful list of bipartisan bills (Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid) can start with that have passed the House […]

To Protect (and Create) American Jobs, We Need Less Government

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Who says bipartisanship is dead? We recently had 57 Senators and 152 House members – (obviously) culled from both Parties – sign letters to Barack Obama Administration Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.  In which they expressed concern about inexpensive Korean steel being in mass quantities imported here. Interestingly, they express this concern within the context […]

Government Commission That Wants to Commandeer Control of the Internet Just Had Their Website Crash – Twice

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has already been twice unanimously rebuked by the D.C. Circuit Court in previous attempts to impose Network Neutrality. Their response to these clear demonstrations of their lack of juice? President Barack Obama appointee FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering power grabbing the entire orchard – to then squeeze Net Neutrality […]