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April 17, 2020
Questionable California Priorities Are About to Hit Pocket Books
Taxing the rich has seemed to be one of the Band-Aid solutions for California’s budget, but that’s dangerous as seventy percent of the General Fund is already provided by personal taxes on just five percent of the population.
March 30, 2020
Millennials Given Responsibility to Pay for Retirement Programs Investment Deficiencies
Unless pension funds around the nation continue to earn 7% or more per year on their investments, it’s likely that taxpayers will be on the hook for trillions of dollars of promises to government unions.
Government & Politics
January 27, 2020
Widespread Poverty Stats Greatly Overstate the Number of Americans Who Are Destitute
Contrary to AOC, the facts are clear that frequently reported federal poverty stats vastly overstate the number of Americans who are destitute.
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January 1, 2020
Ocasio-Cortez Never Wants To Hear The Words ‘Free Stuff’ Again
In a town hall in front of her Bronx constituents, Ocasio-Cortez, the self-avowed socialist, decreed, “It’s not that we deserve it because it’s a handout. People like to say, ‘Oh, this is about free stuff.’ This is not about free stuff.”
November 14, 2019
Commentary: Thanks to Trump, Seven Million Americans Have Quit Food Stamps
The booming economy is the primary driver of the dramatic decrease.
October 22, 2019
Thanks to Trump, 7 Million Have Quit Food Stamps
In three short years, the Trump administration has cut taxes and regulations. Therefore, people have more money to spend, and businesses (finally) have incentive to create lots of good-paying jobs.

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April 9, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Why is it so difficult to win the case for freedom in modern American society?
January 22, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Proposed rule focuses on tightening loopholes in SNAP’s work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents
January 17, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees from the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems to defined-contribution plans.
December 4, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Tax businesses to fund spending on homeless
December 3, 2018
By Daren Bakst
We’re in the holiday season, but that doesn’t mean conservative legislators should take a holiday from their conservative principles. Unfortunately, the farm bill devised by House and Senate negotiators would require them to do just that.
November 6, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The federal Food Stamps Program (FSP), now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), celebrated its 59th anniversary this September.
October 12, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
The U.S. Senate Committee on Finance is considering a bill that would penalize business owners for hiring employees using federal entitlement programs, by increasing the corporate tax rate paid by owners.
September 22, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Work requirements for food stamp recipients will be enforced in all 83 Michigan counties after having been waived for 16 years.
August 14, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar (D–Ward 47) is calling for the city government to study the idea of a government-administered universal basic income (UBI) pilot program to provide 1,000 families with a $500 payment every month.
August 14, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would use Social Security to finance a new paid parental-leave benefit for couples with new children.