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Income inequality myths!

Posted: November 30, 2014 at 12:45 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Reprint: Originally published on Oct 30, 2011 As it is usually cited by the left—”the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer”—it is absolutely a myth: There have been a lot of news stories today about a study by the Congressional Budget Office that compares incomes earned in 1979 and 2007. The Associated Press describes the […]

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Hillary Unfiltered: Don’t Let Anybody Tell You Corporations and Businesses Create Jobs

Posted: October 25, 2014 at 10:20 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Good grief. Is this her “You didn’t build that” moment?   [FeaturedVideo]   It would be interesting to find the entire clip of this to see who she thinks does create jobs. Certainly not the government. It doesn’t create anything. It takes, in the form of taxation, the revenue necessary to fill positions. If businesses […]

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Why Wall Street should be concerned even after debt limit is raised

Posted: October 11, 2013 at 10:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

The only “faction” that controls whether to default remains president of the United States. Conservatives should be happy that Speaker John Boehner will agree to a short-term raising of the debt limit while insisting that President Barack Obama and the Democrats compromise over a continuing budget resolution to end the government shutdown. Not because the former […]

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Sequester Cuts Fall Mostly on National Defense

Posted: February 22, 2013 at 3:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

From Heritage: “Sequestration” is a series of automatic budget cuts totaling $1.2 trillion, including interest savings, which will go into effect soon. These cuts will impose 50 percent of reductions on defense, which represents only 17 percent of federal spending in 2013. In contrast, mandatory spending accounts for 64 percent of the budget in 2013… […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: February 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm   /   Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | February 21, 2013 “The Great Sequester Panic” Rich Lowry editorializes in POLITICO, “Prepare for the end of food safety as we have known it. For a breakdown in public order. For little children languishing in ignorance. If only Edward Gibbon were here to chronicle the devastation. On March 1, the fabric of our […]

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White House Clearly Not Happy About Being Held Accountable for Its Sequester

Posted: February 21, 2013 at 12:45 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

The White House staff responded on its blog to Speaker Boehner’s op-ed in the Wall Street Journal and, well, it’s clear they’re unhappy about being held accountable for President Obama’s sequester. While we agree with them that the president’s sequester threatens “hundreds of thousands of jobs, our national security and our economic recovery,” here are […]

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States Leading the Way on Taxes

Posted: February 6, 2013 at 6:09 am   /   Features, Politics

“from 2002 to 2012, 62 percent of the 3 million net new jobs in America were created in the nine states without an income tax, though the states account for only about 20 percent of the national population.” States Spark Real Tax Reform While President Obama and Members of Congress use the promise of tax […]

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Wall Street Is Back

Posted: January 29, 2013 at 11:50 am   /   Politics

By Jared Dillian I remember doing informational interviews on the Merrill trading floor back in 1999. Now, that was one great trading floor, have you ever been there? It was like a big bowl in the financial center, with different levels of desks, so you could achieve something of a vista across the floor. It […]

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