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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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FreedomWorks Adam Brandon rebukes Janet Yellen on raising taxes to fix budget deficit

In response to former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Janet Yellen’s recent comment, in which she said, “If I had a magic wand, I would raise taxes and cut retirement spending,” Adam More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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CBO credits tax cuts for more job growth over the coming decade, but will add nearly $2 trillion to deficit

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) gave more good news that resulted from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that the Trump Administration and Congress passed last December: the CBO projects there will be 156.8 million More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Senate passes massive spending bill to avoid government shutdown

Senate leaders rolled out a massive two-year budget deal Wednesday, pleasing both parties and preventing a government shutdown, but increases the federal government’s spending. The plan heads to the House. Majority More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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House passes Senate tax bill, heads to Trump who touts ‘Jobs jobs jobs’

The House of Representatives passed the Senate tax reform package Wednesday afternoon, sending the the legislation to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature. The bill passed the House a second time More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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FreedomWorks’ Adam Brandon condemns Hillary Clinton’s ‘tax and spend’ plan

Following the release of an analysis of the budgetary impact of Hillary Clinton’s tax and spending policies, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon issued this comment: “Nearly eight years of higher taxes and a skyrocketing More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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Donald Trump’s full RNC speech, transcript

Here’s the transcript via Politico of Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention speech in Cleveland, Ohio. Friends, delegates and fellow Americans: I humbly and gratefully accept your nomination More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Six years ago President Obama Asked for More ‘Stimulus’ Money as the deficit grew

Just a month after one bill was passed, President Obama went right back to Congress, pushing more legislation, introduced by Senate Democrats, which would renew expiring unemployment benefits, and extend business More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Obama administration calls on Congress leave net neutrality out of budget battle

The White House told Republicans in Congress that the nation’s budget should not be used to enact “unrelated ideological provisions,” including a proposal to prevent the Federal Communications More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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How Fixing the Immigration System Will Help the Economy

Immigration has been a hot topic of debate in the United States for quite some time now—and especially recently—with people on both sides refusing to come to an agreement about what should be done. But there More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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John Kerry describes campaign against ISIS as ‘weeks and weeks of combat’

Secretary of State John Kerry stated that the White House’s proposed ban on U.S. troops engaging in “enduring offensive ground combat operations” against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria was More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Krauthammer to GOP: make your own budget, force Obama to sequester

Charles Krauthammer turned his attention to the Republicans after President Obama’s proposed budget still exceeded projected revenues. The conservative was on Fox News offering his brand of advice. BRET BAIER: More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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New Gallup survey: Economy, jobs are top issues for votes, GOP getting the edge

A pair of new surveys from Gallup show what’s important for voters and who they feel may have the edge heading into the 2014 midterm elections. “The Republicans in Congress hold significant leads over More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Taxpayers pay $163 billion in interest to Apple, Cisco, Google, Microsoft in offshore accounts

United States taxpayers make large interest payments to the top four technology firms for the $163 billion in US government debt the companies own and shelter in tax-free offshore accounts. photo by photoSteve101 More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Canada to have budget surplus by 2015: Is America paying attention?

While the United States government continues to spend like drunken sailors on shore leave, our neighbors to the north have got their budget all in order, in fact they are expecting surpluses as soon as 2015. Reuters More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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CBO: Obamacare enrollment down, jobs being lost, deficit down but will skyrocket

The federal budget deficit will fall sharply through 2015 before surging again in the decade to come. Obamacare enrollment is well below expections and Americans will see even fewer jobs. photo: photologue_np via More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Krugman is a Keynesian ‘crank’ wanting to empower the inflation fairy

Lest anyone think that Paul Krugman is an economist, his latest column bemoaning the lack of hardcore inflation presents every reason as to why he is a crank, although a famous crank. Yes, the Inflation Fairy More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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The Fairy Tale of Our Time, ‘massive consumer spending is what fuels an economy’

Paul Krugman is nothing if not consistent. Once again, we are told that Kenneth Rogoff is the main reason that our economy is not roaring along like boom times, and that massive consumer spending is what fuels More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 11th, 2013
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Obama budget taxes wealthy, cuts Social Security and Medicare while adding new stimulus

President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled a budget that would cut entitlement programs, tax the wealthy and reduce the U.S. budget deficit by nearly $2 trillion while funneling new money to education and infrastructure More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
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The Federal Deficit is a Symtom, Not the Disease

Member of Congress are infamous for attacking symptoms of a problem instead of going straight to the heart of the disease, and the current “discussion” on the massive federal deficits are yet another More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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Marches of the Non Sequitur, protecting the ‘cuts’ to federal budget

I really was ready to shout, “Hallalujah!” when I saw the title of Paul Krugman’s latest column on the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. When I met Krugman in 2004 at the Southern More...


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