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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.

Ally Abrams October 28, 2019
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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. 

Sean Kennedy October 25, 2019
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Treat: President Trump Issues Some Sweet Executive Orders

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

Ally Abrams October 25, 2019
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Trick: There Are a Dreadful Number of Earmarks

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

Ally Abrams October 25, 2019
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Treat: Have Some Candy and Legally Bet on Your Favorite Sports Team

States with legal sports betting are thriving and bringing home the candied bacon.

Ally Abrams October 25, 2019
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Trick: The Socialism Apocalypse Is Upon Us

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

Ally Abrams October 25, 2019
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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.

Thomas Schatz October 23, 2019
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Price Controls for Dummies

Democrats should learn what price controls REALLY mean.

Thomas Schatz October 22, 2019
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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...

Leslie Paige October 17, 2019
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Senate Budget Committee Makes Budget Reports Available for the Public Online

The Senate Budget Committee's Chairman has introduced a new budget scorekeeping report on the Budget Committee's website to provide a regular accounting of budget developments. 

Allen Johnson October 17, 2019
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FHFA Director Calabria is the Watchdog Taxpayers Deserve

Mark Calabria is moving FHFA in a new direction and making taxpayers his top priority.

Peter Klensch October 16, 2019
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D.C. Soda Tax Could Give Taxpayers A Nasty Toothache

The D.C. City Council could approve one of the highest soda taxes in the nation.

Peter Klensch October 11, 2019

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