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Time to End the Federal Government's Wasteful Electric Car Tax Subsidy Program

Whatever one's opinion of electric automobiles, all reasonable people can agree that the federal government shouldn't be wasting billions of dollars to pick winners and losers in a functioning market.

That's especially true when nearly 80% of the federal subsidies go to households earning over six figures, making it essentially a regressive tax in addition to wasteful spending and a market distortion.

But that's precisely what the existing federal electric vehicle tax credit does.  In 2008, President George W. Bush signed into law a bill passed by the Nancy Pelosi/Chuck Schumer Congress to provide $7,500 tax credits for the purchase of electric cars.  Shortly thereafter, Barack Obama extended that credit to cover the first 200,000 electric autos sold by any and all car manufacturers…[more]

February 22, 2019 • 06:25 pm
2nd Amendment Restrictionists Don’t Possess the Moral High Ground

2nd Amendment Restrictionists Don’t Possess the Moral High Ground

Those who would restrict firearms possession would thereby curtail Americans’ inherent, natural right to defend themselves and their property.

Changing Reality With Words

Changing Reality With Words

A liberal Democrat was once someone seen as a free thinker. But "progressive" implies that one is more action-orientated and has an evolutionary agenda, not just a methodology.

Low Taxes Are the Best Sweetheart Deal

Low Taxes Are the Best Sweetheart Deal

Lawmakers in several states, including Massachusetts and New York, are acting like embittered suitors.

GOP Pounces by Allowing Democrats to Vote on Their Own Idea

GOP Pounces by Allowing Democrats to Vote on Their Own Idea

You don't wean America off its affordable and predominant energy sources without reinventing the entire economy through authoritarian intrusions and enormous economic pain.

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The Economics of the Green New Deal

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California's Soda Labeling Ban

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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following has the sole power of impeachment under the U.S. Constitution?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"In America, the left knows it can't just spring socialism on the land. They must accustom people to their most grandiose projects while maneuvering the politics and grinding away at public opposition.Miss Ocasio-Cortez and her comrades expect us to ridicule then ignore her silly Green New Deal while they work tirelessly to make it a reality. So unless we're willing to cede our most fundamental freedoms…[more]
 
 
—Monica Crowley, The Washington Times
— Monica Crowley, The Washington Times
 
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