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Image of the Day: Good News - As Inflation Accelerates Elsewhere, Internet Service Costs Actually Decline

In our Liberty Update this week, we highlight the Biden Administration's role in rising inflation, some of its under-discussed negative consequences and its shockingly tone-deaf responses and rationalizations.  In an increasingly rare bit of positive news from NCTA, The Internet & Television Association, however, internet service provider costs are actually declining:

 

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October 22, 2021 • 12:36 PM
Biden Energy Policy: Leave No Oil Dictator Behind

Biden Energy Policy: Leave No Oil Dictator Behind

We must return to an “all of the above” energy policy that relies upon market forces, not “Green New Deal” dictates.

Biden Caves to Unions Again, Sabotaging Consumers

Biden Caves to Unions Again, Sabotaging Consumers

There are many causes of the current supply shortages, from too few truckers to shutdowns in Asia due to COVID. But one problem is fixable: our obsolete ports. If only Biden had the will to act.

One Man's Anarchy Is Another's Road to Justice

One Man's Anarchy Is Another's Road to Justice

In sum, we are on a left-wing roller coaster headed to a socialist nirvana.

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Iran’s Nuclear Program and Regional Ambitions

Tzvi Kahn, Research Fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses Iran’s request to have $10 billion in assets unfrozen as a goodwill gesture before Tehran resumes negotiations on its nuclear program, and why it’s a bad idea[more]
Government Broadband, Inflation and More

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs, discusses the outrageous push by President Biden and some in Congress to subsidize government-owned broadband networks, and a look at how inflation is outpacing American workers’ paycheck gains[more]
High Court Returns: Hot Button Issues on the Docket

Ilya Shapiro, a Vice President at the Cato Institute and Director at the Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies, discusses the opening of the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2021 term, what the Court’s first in-person (since March 2020) arguments looked like, and some of the hot button cases on the[more]
Death and Double Taxes

Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment, discusses President Biden’s devastating “double” death tax proposal, its potential impact on family businesses and jobs, and why a capital gains tax above 28% would actually lose the government revenue[more]
Biden Wants to Empower the IRS to Snoop on Your Financial Transactions

Isabelle Morales, Policy Communications Specialist at Americans for Tax Reform, discusses President Biden’s proposal to empower the IRS to monitor all transactions of $600 or more in and out of private bank accounts, including Venmo, PayPal and CashApp accounts, and the privacy concerns surrounding the proposal[more]
Biden's Poll Numbers

William J. Conti, Partner in the Washington, D.C., Office of Baker & Hostetler, discusses President Biden's and Vice President Kamala Harris' poll numbers, and what they might mean for midterm and 2024 elections[more]
Should the U.S. Have Stayed in Afghanistan?

Quin Hillyer, columnist at the Washington Examiner, discusses why the United States did not have to pull out of Afghanistan, how the polls dictated President Biden’s decision to ignore the Afghanistan Study Group, a congressionally created commission, and what this decision may mean in the future[more]
The Liberal Proposal to Permanently Extend Obamacare Subsidies

Sally Pipes, President, CEO and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care Policy at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses the immense burden on taxpayers of the Democratic effort to expand government subsidies in healthcare, why the subsidies have been a poorly targeted failure, and why Medicare expansion is[more]
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RT @joshdcaplan: THE HILL: Sen. Joe Manchin rules out Medicare expansion pushed by Sen. Bernie Sanders
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RT @karol: "How was picture day?"-me "They made us wear masks for the class picture so I didn't smile because no one could tell anyway."-my…
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RT @SoOppressed: For the skeptics who insist "cancel culture isn't real", here's a growing list of ACTUAL cancellations showing how real it…
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"If you've been taking the latest climate warnings from the White House seriously and literally, you believe the Earth is about to become either a ball of fire or an enormous ocean.I humbly suggest a more likely possibility: You are being blitzed by a government snow job.The claim that the end is near is the latest example of how the Biden administration is creating more problems for itself than it…[more]
 
 
—Michael Goodwin, New York Post Columnist
— Michael Goodwin, New York Post Columnist
 
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Do you support or oppose any expansion beyond current regulations of bank reporting account holder financial transactions to the IRS, regardless of threshold amount?