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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Competition Among Utilities Would Benefit Texas Energy Consumers

Houston Chronicle:

Allen Johnson April 18, 2019

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

5G Race Full-speed Ahead: Misguided Attempt to Nationalize is Over, for Now

Fox Business: 5G nationalization should be permanently discarded into the graveyard of failed government-funded projects that litter the U.S.

Thomas Schatz April 16, 2019

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Reform Should Put American Taxpayers First

The Hill: Structural reform of the government sponsored enterprises is certainly long overdue.

Thomas Schatz April 9, 2019


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