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Trick: The National Debt Will Haunt Us Forever

A grave $1.7 trillion to the national debt will be piled on over the next 10 years.

Senate Omnibus Likely Loaded with Old Earmarks

Nearly all of the programs that received earmarks last year in the relevant appropriations bills were funded again in the Senate omnibus bill. It appears that Senators loaded up the bill with the same old earmarks. 

Treat: President Trump Issues Some Sweet Executive Orders

Adds $33 billion in savings from deregulation in the first two years of the Trump administration.

Trick: There Are a Dreadful Number of Earmarks

The cost of earmarks in FY 2019 was a horrifying $15.3 billion.

Trick: The Socialism Apocalypse Is Upon Us

Socialist policies are rising from the dead and taking over like an infectious disease. 

CBA's Criticism of Senate Testimony on C-Band Is Ludicrous

CAGW reiterates its position that only the FCC should conduct an auction of c-band spectrum rather than allowing foreign satellite companies to benefit at the expense of U.S. taxpayers.

Price Controls for Dummies

Democrats should learn what price controls REALLY mean.

Best Laid Plans: Another USPS IG Report, Another Failed Attempt to Save Money

As has been pointed out repeatedly in the past few years, United States Postal Service (USPS) management continues to struggle mightily to enact efficiencies or carve out savings from its operations.  And this continues to be the case despite the dramatic drop in mail volume and USPS Postmaster General (PMG) Megan Brennan’s regular declarations and testimony before Congress that her team is aggressively managing the business.  The USPS has had nearly thirteen consecutive years of losses

CAGW Names Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker September 2019 Porker of the Month

Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker (D) signed a $40.1 billion budget without any spending restraints and $1.4 billion in pork-barrel projects.


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CAGW Names Speaker Nancy Pelosi October 2019 Porker of the Month

Speaker Pelosi is CAGW's Porker of the Month for pushing a partisan drug pricing bill that will implement dangerous price controls.