The Simple Saving Measure Congress Overlooks: Factoring in Interest Costs

Before committing to legislation that will increase deficits, Congress should evaluate interest costs to see how much a proposal will truly cost over time. Interest costs are an important factor to consider before spending more than one takes in. Families and individuals factor in interest costs when evaluating how much a loan will cost them […]

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Rep. Andy Harris in Chairman Race to Restore Conservative Vision of RSC

The race to become the next chairman of the Republican Study Committee expanded Wednesday morning as Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., announced he will challenge a fellow conservative, Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., for the helm of the largest GOP caucus in Congress. Harris, a physician and the only Republican among Maryland’s congressional delegation, told The Daily […]

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Obama Regime ‘Prided Itself’ on Transparency, Has Record FOIA Censorship

White House Spokesman Josh Earnest says the Obama Administration “has prided itself and made transparency in government a genuine priority,” as the Associated Press reports 77% of Freedom of Information (FOIA) requests are censored or completely denied. “This administration has prided itself and made transparency in government a genuine priority and he (President Obama) believes the […]

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Heritage’s Agricultural Risk Report: Setting the Record Straight

The Heritage Foundation has released an in-depth and unique report that analyzes the question of whether agricultural producers and ranchers need government intervention in order to manage risk. Many agricultural special interests are already attacking the report, showing a surprising level of vitriol. This is a shame given that the report is designed in large […]

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What the Media, Academics Get Wrong When They Blame Crime Rate on Poverty, Discrimination

Some are puzzled by the dishonesty, lack of character, and sheer stupidity of many people in the media. But seeing as most of them are college graduates, they don’t bear the full blame. They are taught by dishonest and irresponsible academics. Let’s look at it. “A Clash of Police Policies,” a column written by Thomas […]

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The Astonishing Amount of Taxpayer-Financed Loans That Have Gone to Failed Businesses

Small businesses are America’s backbone. They employ more than half of America’s workforce, and for every large business (more than 500 employees), there are 1,500 small ones. Most small business owners—those who risked their own money to start their business—would be shocked to hear that the government’s Small Business Administration has written off $17.5 billion […]

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When ‘Liberty’ Forces 18 Girls Into a Single-Stall Shower Room

In recent years, a common refrain accompanying nearly every demand for newly invented “rights” has been: “It doesn’t affect you, so you can’t be against it.” This claim—whether false or true, subjective or objective—has been played as the ultimate trump card. If you could not point to a direct, immediate, and significant intrusion on your […]

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With North Korea’s Fifth Nuclear Test, Time for Obama to Pressure Chinese to Help Sanction North Korea

On Sept. 8, North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test, the second since January 2016. The regime confirmed the nuclear test, claiming to now have “a variety of smaller, lighter, and diversified nuclear warheads of higher strike power … standardized [to be] mounted on strategic ballistic rockets. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 5.3 magnitude […]

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