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Congressman Camp Proposes Tax Reform to Simplify Code, Lower Rates and Promote Growth
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, February 27 2014
Cyclical recessions and recoveries come and go.  That’s the nature of a market economy.  Unfortunately, the current recovery under the Obama presidency is distinguished for its status as the most sluggish in recorded U.S. history.  That’s not by coincidence, but rather the consequence of his growth-killing bigger-government policies.  Fortunately, there’s something being done about it, and it’s something that already constitutes a rare opportunity for bipartisan action.  This week, Congressman Dave Camp (R – Michigan) proposed a bold overhaul…
 
What Rand Paul Gets Right
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul feels a lot like a man who has met his moment. In the aftermath of the George…
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White House Mulling More ObamaCare Extensions Ahead of Midterms
Another federal election on the horizon begets more extra-legal ObamaCare extensions. In October of…
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Liberal 9th Circuit: Second Amendment Rights not Limited to One’s Home
One conspicuous casualty of the Obama Administration’s ongoing boondoggle of lawlessness and ideological…
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Problems at the Obama Library [Satire]
Barack Obama Presidential Center
Chicago, IL
January 17, 2016 Dear Supporter ~ We are…
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IRS, Obama Administration Suffer Unanimous New Legal Defeat
In a unanimous decision employing startling but justifiably harsh terms, the nation’s second-highest…
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On ObamaCare, the President Gives Up
There are a number of ways to look at Monday’s announcement that the Treasury Department is going…
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Whereas Obama Once Compared Himself to Reagan, Today It’s Nixon
Back in 2008, Barack Obama brashly aspired to a Reagan-like “transformative” presidency: …
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CBO Report: ObamaCare Kills Jobs, Doesn’t Help the Uninsured
Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo famously said “You campaign in poetry; you govern in prose.”…
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New Worldwide Index Reveals Value of Intellectual Property to U.S. Prosperity
It’s no secret that America’s economy has continued to stagnate throughout Barack Obama’s…
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The State of the Union and the State of the Presidency
Back in 2008, one of the McCain campaign’s repeated attacks on Barack Obama was that he was more…
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Question of the Week   
Voters in how many states will be asked in the November 2014 mid-term elections to accept or reject state-wide ballot measures to legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"In an effort to keep the public calm, the CDC pretended to know more about Ebola than it actually does.First, the CDC insisted that Ebola is very difficult to transmit from person to person. But, that is clearly not true. This particular Ebola strain appears to be more infectious than others. ...Second, the CDC insisted that Ebola is not airborne. That is probably mostly true, but it may not be entirely…[more]
 
 
—Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
— Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
 
Liberty Poll   

Thinking only about voting procedures and requirements in your state, how much confidence do you have that voter fraud will be kept to a minimum in the 2014 midterm elections?