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Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Agree with Trump's Pandemic Deregulation Initiative

In our latest Liberty Update, we highlight the benefits of the Trump Administration's deregulation effort, both pre-pandemic and going forward, and how a budding effort among Congressional leftists to impose a moratorium on business mergers would severely undermine that effort.  Rasmussen Reports brings excellent news in that regard, as large majorities of Americans agree with Trump rather than hyper-regulatory leftists:

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey shows that 58% of likely U.S. voters approve of Trump's decision to temporarily limit government regulation of small businesses to help them bounce back.  Just 26% are opposed, while 17% are undecided."

Sadly but perhaps predictably, those on the left stubbornly disagree:

The president's action has triggered…[more]

May 26, 2020 • 12:43 PM
U.S. at Heightened Risk for a Germ Attack But Also More Ready

U.S. at Heightened Risk for a Germ Attack But Also More Ready

No matter where a virus originates, the tools to fight it must be made in America.

Trump Administration Secures Victory for Donor Privacy and 1st Amendment

Trump Administration Secures Victory for Donor Privacy and 1st Amendment

By issuing final regulations relieving non-profit organizations of the requirement to provide information on donors, private citizens can feel more secure.

The Spread of the Debt Virus

The Spread of the Debt Virus

[B]oth sides will agree that managing such an astronomical debt requires several frightening choices.

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Title II "Net Neutrality" Repeal: The Sky Isn't Falling After All

Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment, discusses how coronavirus proves Title II "net neutrality" regulations were a mistake and repealing it was the right move, what it looks like in Europe where there have been stricter regulations, and why a light touch regulatory approach will continue to[more]
Vaccines and IP Rights

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses intellectual property rights in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, and why now, more than ever, we need to protect patents, exclusivity and property rights to encourage and spur biomedical innovation[more]
Aiding America's Small Businesses

Karen Kerrigan, President & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, discusses changes that need to be made to the PPP loan program to assist small businesses on the front lines and in underserved and rural markets, how some of the regulations don’t match Congressional intent, tax measures available[more]
Educating America During COVID-19 and Beyond

Lance Izumi, Senior Director for the Center for Education at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses the new "normal" for education, examples of changes to education that may last beyond COVID-19, and how distance and online learning impact student demographics[more]
Pearl Harbor As a Model for Coronavirus Response

Robert Norton, General Counsel for Hillsdale College, discusses the lessons learned following Pearl Harbor that could be applied today in the war against coronavirus, why Michigan is such a hot zone for infections, and how universities may address the problem in the months to come[more]
How Overzealous Prosecutors Turn Ordinary Citizens Into Convicts

Sidney Powell, former federal prosecutor and lead counsel in more than 500 federal appeals, discusses Conviction Machine: Standing Up to Federal Prosecutorial Abuse, a book she co-authored with Harvey Silverglate that shines a light on the defects of the federal judicial system – including overzealous prosecutors[more]
The Do's and Don'ts of Federal Coronavirus Economic Rescue Efforts

Rachel Greszler, Research Fellow in Economics, Budget & Entitlements in the Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget at the Institute for Economic Freedom at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the SBA small business loan program, why states shouldn't get a federal bailout, and the need to eliminate[more]
Election 2020

William J. Conti, Partner at Baker & Hostetler, discusses the state of the Democratic primary, whether Andrew Cuomo could really be an alternative to Joe Biden, who might get the nod for vice president, and the potential impact of coronavirus on the presidential race[more]
Question of the Week   
The largest-ever helicopter evacuation took place during which of the following conflicts?
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"Everyone is so afraid now. I grew up idolizing Evel Knievel. Kids now idolize Greta Thunberg."…[more]
 
 
—Tweet by Adam Carolla, Host of The Adam Carolla Show on Podcast One and Three Times New York Times Best Selling Author
— Tweet by Adam Carolla, Host of The Adam Carolla Show on Podcast One and Three Times New York Times Best Selling Author
 
Liberty Poll   

Until this week, the U.S. House has required Members to be physically present to vote. Due to coronavirus, "proxy voting," allowing Members to cast votes for absent colleagues, is now being used. Should "proxy voting" be allowed to continue?