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Image of the Day: Americans Remain Highly Positive Toward Free Enterprise and Business Over Government

In what sometimes seems like an era of constantly expanding government and demonization of free markets, a recent Gallup poll offers refreshing news - Americans overwhelmingly view free markets positively, especially relative to the federal government:

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="961"] Free Markets > Federal Government[/caption]

Political candidates would be wise to emphasize this in an election year 2022, and elected leaders would be wise to translate Americans' preference into concrete action.


January 24, 2022 • 12:44 PM
Y2K Redux: FAA and Airline Sector Scare Tactics Obstruct 5G Rollout

Y2K Redux: FAA and Airline Sector Scare Tactics Obstruct 5G Rollout

We simply cannot allow America’s technological preeminence to suffer due to federal government incompetence and infighting, or consumers will pay the price as we continue losing ground to competitors like China.

Americans Are Being Sold Out by Government Insiders

Americans Are Being Sold Out by Government Insiders

When Inskeep asked Trump why Republican officials in Arizona accepted the results of the election, as confirmed by the Maricopa County audit, Trump answered: "Because they're RINOs."

Is America Heading for a Systems Collapse?

Is America Heading for a Systems Collapse?

This governmental freefall is overseen by a tragically bewildered, petulant, and incompetent president.

Biden Is Not Alone. Democrats Have Been Delegitimizing Elections for Years

Biden Is Not Alone. Democrats Have Been Delegitimizing Elections for Years

These days, it's difficult to recount the slew of bizarre Russia-hysterics and various other fantastical stories taken up by Democrats and their allies in pursuit of undermining trust in the 2016 election – and the 2020 contest, just in case.

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Voting Rights Bills Get It Wrong

Hans von Spakovsky, Manager of the Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow of the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the ten worst provisions in the Biden-Schumer Voting Rights bills[more]
Supreme Court Starts 2022 with Potential Shot in the Arm to Biden Admin.

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BBB, Biden's Bungled Vaccine Policies, and more

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Voter Sentiment One Year In

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In what year did Congress pass a law that requires voter identification to register to vote in federal elections?
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—The Editors, Washington Examiner
— The Editors, Washington Examiner
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Given all the controversies, how interested are you in watching the Beijing Winter Olympics?