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"Your Tax Dollars": Family Of New GOP Senate Pork Buster Joni Ernst Pocketed Almost Half A Million In Government Assistance

Anyone who tuned in to hear the GOP response to the State of the Union address was treated to an introduction to the GOP’s newest freshman Senate star, Joni Ernst of Iowa. 554 more words

GOP

Obama’s SOTU: More Stolen Stuff

In his annual State of the Union address of Tuesday, President Obama promised a slew of expensive goodies for the middle class.

“Free” college for young Americans with diminished employment prospects. 142 more words

Government

BRIAN REARDON And TOM NICHOLS: Tax Reform Should Go Right Down Main Street

Wall Street Journal: Large firms need relief, but smaller enterprises vital to the economy are often hit even harder.

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama will add steep increases in capital-gains and death taxes to his wish list of reforms designed to help the “middle class.” In reality, however, such steps would hurt the middle class by increasing the already heavy tax burden of many employers…

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Politics

Free College? No Such Thing

President Obama and the Democratic Party are counting on the, “Stupidity of the American voter,” as the head architect of Obama-care recently put it. The President has just announced his plan to create a federally/state-funded program in which he said, … 1,421 more words

Government

The Wage gap shows how far from full recovery we remain, and why we won't be able to get a full recovery, perhaps ever

According the good economists at the Economic Policy Institute, “Despite a falling unemployment rate and a stepped-up pace of job growth in 2014, the economy remains far from fully recovered. 245 more words

"Where Is The Outrage": How States Are Redistributing The Wealth

In 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama was lambasted for supposedly endorsing policies of wealth redistribution. The right feared that under an Obama presidency, Washington would use federal power to take money from some Americans and give it to others. 607 more words

Republicans