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My Turn: R.I. Taxpayers Lose Big on IGT Deal

Providence Journal: The secret, no-bid gaming contract agreed to by Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is offensive to taxpayers.

Thomas Schatz July 30, 2019
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Blame ‘Free’ Tuition Programs For Rising College Costs

Daily Caller: “Free” college tuition and the cancellation of all outstanding student loan deb is a costly $2.2 trillion idea.

Thomas Schatz July 30, 2019
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Need for New F-15s Reflects F-35 Catastrophe

Fox Business: The F-35 JSF, the poster child for ineptitude and inefficiency in defense procurement, has been in development for nearly 18 years and is eight years behind schedule.

Thomas Schatz July 30, 2019
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Leading Democrats Health Care Proposals Break Hippocratic Oath

Medicare-for-All is a wholesale takeover of health care by the federal government and constitutes the imposition of socialized medicine.

Thomas Schatz July 10, 2019
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Postal Banking, an Idea Whose Time Should Never Come

Washington Examiner: The USPS has lost $69 billion over the past 11 years.

Thomas Schatz July 2, 2019
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2019 'Pig Book' Finds Government's Pork Addiction Getting Worse

Fox Business: The 2019 Congressional Pig Book exposes 282 earmarks in FY 2019, costing $15.3 billion.

Thomas Schatz June 20, 2019
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Breaking Up Tech Should be Hard to Do

Washington Examiner: Antitrust laws are designed to promote and protect competition, not punish large companies simply due to their size or success.

Thomas Schatz June 20, 2019
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NBA and MLB Go All-in with Gambling Money Grab

Washington Examiner: NBA and MLB have given Las Vegas sportsbooks an ultimatum: Pay the leagues a 0.25% “royalty” on every wager or get cut off from their official betting data suppliers.

Peter Klensch May 14, 2019
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It Is Time to Fix the Electronic Health Records Boondoggle

Morning Consult: After 27 years and billions of dollars, the VA and DOD to have failed to create compatible EHRs.

Thomas Schatz May 7, 2019
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Veterans Affairs Scandal Deniers Still Consume the Swamp

Washington Examiner: Unfortunately, there are still far too many in Washington that deny the VA scandal’s intensity or try to obscure its pervasiveness.

Curtis Kalin April 26, 2019
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Competition Among Utilities Would Benefit Texas Energy Consumers

Houston Chronicle:

Allen Johnson April 18, 2019
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After Decade of Fiscal Malpractice, Little Cost Savings at Postal Service

The Hill: The dismal quarterly financial statements of the USPS have become so routine that they barely qualify as news anymore.

Leslie Paige April 16, 2019

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