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Congress Abdicates its Most Basic Responsibility

Washington Examiner: The frequent use of continuing resolutions is remarkably poor governance. They neutralize the government’s significant buying power.

Sean Kennedy October 29, 2019

Congress Must Restore Program to Stop Government Waste in Medicare

Washington Examiner: Members of Congress are standing passively by while providers pocket tens of billions in improper overpayments.

Leslie Paige October 10, 2019

Here Are A Few Ways Trump And Congress Could Stop Increasing The National Debt

Daily Caller: Without taking steps to reduce spending, deficits will reach an average of $1.2 trillion between FY 2020 and 2029.

Thomas Schatz October 10, 2019

Mid-band Spectrum Holds Promise for 5G, but Will There be Enough?

Federal Times: The widespread use of 5G wireless will dramatically change mobile communications across the nation.

Deborah Collier September 25, 2019

The Six Horsemen of the Economic Apocalypse

Morning Consult: The election of any of these six senators would have a devastating and lasting impact on the United States.

Thomas Schatz August 28, 2019

The Federal Budget Helps China and Hurts US Taxpayers

Washington Examiner: The bipartisan budget deal approved by Congress before the August recess will result in trillion-dollar deficits.

Thomas Schatz August 14, 2019

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

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

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