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Begrudgingly Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Tax Reform Act of 1996

Entrepreneurs and small businesses are being crushed by an outdated, confusing and counter-productive tax code. And businesses aren’t the only ones being squeezed.  The United States has the highest business tax rate in the world, which is costing American families $3,000 per year in spending power.

Yet despite these challenges, last week marked a staggering 30 years since Congress last passed major tax reform.

Working together, the next president and Congress can deliver for America's taxpayers by simplifying the tax code and setting a fair business rate of no higher than 25 percent within the first 100 days.

It’s time for Congress to get to work!…[more]

October 26, 2016 • 12:41 pm
The Left and the Masses

The Left and the Masses

People with a different vision of the world are not answered but characterized — as people needing to have their consciousness raised or as people who "just don't get it."

Debate Depressive Disorder

Debate Depressive Disorder

A whopping 96 percent of the nearly $400,000 in presidential campaign donations from 'people identified in federal campaign finance filings as journalists, reporters, news editors or television news anchors, has gone to Hillary Clinton.

 Obama's 2016 Budget Deficit Exceeds Total Military Spending

Obama's 2016 Budget Deficit Exceeds Total Military Spending

It all adds up to one of the most dangerous and underreported failures of the Obama years, and there have been many.

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Who is the only sitting Member of the U.S. House of Representatives to date to have been elected President?
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—The Editors, National Review
— The Editors, National Review
Liberty Poll   

Open Enrollment for 2017 ObamaCare coverage begins Nov. 1. The administration plans to push to enroll more young people, the majority of whom have declined, despite fines for non-compliance. Will the new efforts be any more successful than previous ones?