We recently highlighted the preposterousness of Joe Biden's ceaseless talking point that wealthier Americans…
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Image of the Day: Paying Their "Fair Share?"

We recently highlighted the preposterousness of Joe Biden's ceaseless talking point that wealthier Americans don't pay their "fair share" of taxes, as well as the insanity of resting his tax and budgetary policy on that false claim.  In reality, wealthier Americans' share of income taxes paid dwarfs their share of income earned, and the Tax Foundation offers a helpful comparison graph illustrating our point perfectly:

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March 14, 2023 • 09:22 AM
Death Taxes Are Immoral. Even Worse, They Don't Work.

Death Taxes Are Immoral. Even Worse, They Don't Work.

More to the point: There is a moral and ethical reason to hate greed and envy taxes such as this.

Joe Biden and Democrats' Chronic Crime Problem

Joe Biden and Democrats' Chronic Crime Problem

What that means is that anyone who committed murder in Maryland under the age of 25 as part of an arson, burglary, carjacking, rape, robbery, etc. cannot be charged with first-degree murder.

The President's Budget Reveals the Real Priority: Tax Hikes

The President's Budget Reveals the Real Priority: Tax Hikes

In that sense, this budget is not only a commitment to less growth because of its taxes and spending, but a missed opportunity to give a little more economic hope to a divided and hostile America.

In Julie Su, Biden Nominates Another Incompetent Ideologue

In Julie Su, Biden Nominates Another Incompetent Ideologue

Su’s record in California was one of failure and partisan radicalism, which may make her a nice fit within the Biden Administration.

Biden's Banking Busts

Biden's Banking Busts

Biden's reckless spending and incompetent monetary policy are causing this string of banking busts.

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Joel Griffith, Research Fellow at the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the 2023 Index of Economic Freedom, the metrics used to determine how free economies are across the world, and why the United States continues to slip in the rankings[more]
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Ideological Embezzlement: ESG Investing

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Reducing the Federal Regulatory State

Wayne Crews, Fred L. Smith Fellow in Regulatory Studies at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses President Biden's push for more federal spending, regulation, and dependency, and the need to reduce the federal regulatory state[more]
The Biden Administration's Nonsensical Assault on Noncompete Clauses

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Notable Quote   
"Financial regulators have ignored their post-2008 rule book to contain the latest banking panic. And on Tuesday Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tore it up by announcing a de facto guarantee of all $17.6 trillion in U.S. bank deposits. Regional bank stocks rallied, but it's important to understand what this moment means: the end of market discipline in U.S. banking. ...Letting uninsured depositors…[more]
— Wall Street Journal Editorial Board
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FDIC insurance currently insures bank deposits up to $250,000. Do you believe Congress should raise the amount, eliminate the cap altogether and insure all deposits, or keep the amount insured at the current level?