Today the House passed the GOP budget plan. Ten Republicans opposed the plan (which increases spending by 3.5% over the next ten years). The ten Republicans who opposed it were: Justin Amash (Mich.), Paul Broun (Ga.), Rick Crawford (Ark.), Randy Forbes (Va.), Chris Gibson (N.Y.), Phil Gingrey (Ga.), Joe Heck (Nev.), Walter Jones (N.C.), Thomas Massie […]
Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s statement regarding the Federal Reserve’s announcement yesterday that it will continue its “easy money” policies: The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it will continue its easy credit policies – to no one’s surprise. But its statements on fiscal policy are confusing and contradictory. While the Fed […]
by John Watts Senator Elizabeth Warren, (D-MA), recently suggested in committee that if the federal minimum wage kept pace with production increases over the last 30-plus years, it would today be around $22 instead of the current $7.25. What is the economic law that supports her inference? There is none, but Sen. Warren had a […]
“Don’t be fooled by its title,” writes Glenn Jacobs, “the Marketplace Fairness Act is anything but fair.” The Marketplace Fairness Act is being pushed by three US senators, Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican, and Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican. What is the injustice that the Marketplace Fairness Act addresses? Under […]
New figures show that states that implemented Internet sales taxes raised 75-80% less than they expected to raise. For example, California was estimated to raise $457 million for online taxes but only raised $96.4 million, while New York expected to raise $2.5 billion from sales taxes and only collected $360 million. These figures disprove the argument […]
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