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At Least 1.8 Million People Refused to Return to Work Because of Generous Welfare Benefits, Poll Shows

The real number is probably even larger. Here are FEE, we predicted from the beginning of the pandemic that Congress’s decision to create an unemployment benefits system paying most individuals more on welfare than they earned by working would backfire. We weren’t the only ones. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office similarly cautioned that this move would cause unemployment and […]

BIDEN’S INFLATION NATION: Inflation Rate Jumps, Highest Since 2008, Prices Up 5.4% in June

Ouch! The Biden Administration’s out-of-control tax-and-spend policies are driving up inflation to levels that we have not seen since the Great Recession of 2008. Watch your wallet, America. Making every dollar you earn and you spend worth measurably less. Never would have happened under Trump. Biden has turned his back on American workers. So far he: […]

NATIONAL BANKRUPTCY: Federal, State and Local Government Spending Analyzed

Stephen Moore is the senior economic contributor for FreedomWorks. He communicates FreedomWorks’ vision for a pro-growth economic agenda to grassroots activists and media nationwide, as well as conducting original economic analysis. Stephen previously served as president of the Club for Growth, chief economist of the Heritage Foundation, and as a member of the Wall Street […]

$100,000 Gone with the Wind

Some people have money “to burn.” Others seem to have enough to throw into the ocean or down the toilet. Such was the case the other day with a 24-year-old rapper, Kodak Black, who was videoed throwing hundred-dollar bills off of a boat into the ocean. Many wonder, “Now, where exactly was that boat?” According […]

PODCAST: Biden and the Democratic Congress’ Wild Spending & Georgia’s New Election Integrity Law

GUESTS AND TOPICS: PHIL KERPEN Phil Kerpen is the Founder and President of American Commitment AND he is also President of the Committee to Unleash Prosperity. Kerpen is also a nationally syndicated columnist. TOPIC: Wild spending by Biden and the Democratic Congress! DAN GAINOR Dan Gainor is the Vice President for Tech Watch, Business and […]

Ohio GOP Attorney General WINS Lawsuit Against “Biden Relief” Bill UNCONSTITUTIONALLY Bars Tax Cuts

Democrat communist fiat averted. Obscene legal plunder impeded …. for the moment. Ohio GOP attorney general prevails in lawsuit alleging Biden relief bill unconstitutionally bars tax cuts By: Zachary Halaschak | Washington Examiner | July 02, 2021: A federal judge has ruled that a provision in President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 relief bill limiting state tax cuts is unconstitutional, […]

Here Are the 10 Best [And Worst] Cities Ranked By Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery

When the COVID-19 outbreak began and governments started imposing economic lockdowns, most parts of the country experienced huge upticks in unemployment. But how have different cities fared in the year since? A new report from WalletHub offers some insight. The financial analytics firm looked at cities’ most recent unemployment rates, from May 2021, and compared them to […]

U.S. Spends $80 Mil to Train Minorities to Collect Health Data with Race, Socioeconomic Inequities

The U.S. government is spending $80 million to train thousands of minorities in public health technology and improve health data collection involving race and ethnicity. It is part of the Biden administration’s efforts to “root out pervasive health and socioeconomic inequities” in the nation’s healthcare system, according to an announcement issued this month by the Department of […]

Federal Government Imposes Up to $14,000 in ‘Hidden Taxes’ on Households Every Year, New Report Reveals

Most Americans pay close attention to how much of their money is taken in taxes each year. But there’s another, less obvious way the federal government imposes financial costs on citizens—and according to a new report, it amounts to trillions annually. The fiscally-conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) just released its annual “Ten Thousand Commandments” report, which […]

States Ending Ultra-Generous Welfare Are Doing Better in One Big Way, New Data Show

We’ve got a new contender in the competition for the least-surprising news development of all time. As it turns out, if you pay people more to stay on unemployment welfare than they can earn working, and then scale back the benefits, more people will go back to work. Shocking! Some have denied and pushed back […]

44 Things You Should Know about the Green New Deal

What should we make of this Green New Deal? On Feb. 7, US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and US Sen. Ed Markey introduced legislation known as the Green New Deal. You’ve probably heard of it. It’s a big deal, to paraphrase Joe Biden. The History of New Deals Wikipedia, the internet’s fountain of knowledge, describes the legislation as […]

AOC Pans Crime Surge Fears as ‘Hysteria,’ Calls to Defund Police

In an online discussion with fellow radical Rep. Jamaal Bowman on Friday, anti-police Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) doubled down on defunding police, dismissing concerns about a surge in crime as mere “hysteria.” “We are seeing these headlines about percentage increases,” AOC said, referring to a recent New York Times headline about surging crime. “Now, I want to say that any […]

“Biden’s” Defense Budget is the Gravest Threat to US National Security – Not ‘Extremism’ or ‘Climate Change’

Woke military is among the most dangerous threats to a self governing Republic like ours. https://t.co/wOS0a0rrNP — Claudia Tenney (@claudiatenney) June 23, 2021 Biden’s Defense Budget is the Greatest Threat to US National Security – Not ‘Extremism’ or ‘Climate Change’ By: Paul Crespo, American Defense News, June 21, 2021 ANALYSIS – President Joe Biden finally announced his proposed […]

“Biden’s” Crushing Tax Proposal Means That 60% of Americans Will Pay More

Here are the dire numbers: Biden’s tax proposal means that 60% of Americans could pay more: Here’s how much Under Biden’s tax proposals, a small burden would be borne by some middle-income families By Megan Henney, FOX Business, June 21, 2021: President Biden repeatedly pledged during the 2020 campaign to not raise taxes for Americans earning […]

Biden: The ‘Capitalist’ Who Isn’t

Does anyone really think that Joe Biden, who is not a capitalist but a lifelong politician, knows “the right way to invest” $6 trillion? On May 27, during a speech in Ohio, President Joe Biden told listeners, “I’m a capitalist,” but “the basic bargain in this country has been broken.” “Since 1979,” he said, “productivity has […]

‘Shrinkflation’: The Latest Consequence of Reckless Federal Spending, Explained

Companies are adapting to a surge in their expenses in a crafty way. We already know that top inflation metrics have recently surged, and executives at companies like Costco are warning that price hikes are hurting their customers. Now, there’s a new inflation consequence hitting consumers: “Shrinkflation.” I’d never heard the term before today, but new reporting from the Washington Post explains […]

Rep. Jamie Raskin Demands Republicans Stop Blocking Money for Hamas

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D – Weasel) dispatched a letter to Senator Jim Risch (R – Idaho) demanding that he unblock money for Hamas. In a letter co-signed by notable Democrat patriots and lovers of the Jewish State like Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Rep. Mark Pocan, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Raskin […]

Oops: Study Finds Biden’s $2+ Trillion ‘Jobs Plan’ Would Actually Reduce Overall Employment

President Biden has touted his proposed $2+ trillion in “infrastructure” spending, which also includes all sorts of unrelated partisan waste, as first and foremost, a jobs-creation bill. It’s right in the name: the “American Jobs Plan.” Biden himself calls it a “once-in-a-generation investment in America itself,” and has claimed that it would “create up to 16 million good-paying jobs.” But […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the ‘Florida Leads Budget’, CUTS TAXES $169 MILLION

As the Biden Administration engages in reckless tax and spend polices, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has implemented conservative economic policies. The result for Florida is a balanced budget, that includes $10 billion in reserves. #DeSantis2024. The Florida Leads Budget cuts taxes by $169 million and responsibly funds education, Florida’s environment, and the infrastructure to keep […]

Wake Up, America! The Destruction of U.S. Sovereignty Through Open Borders and Mass Migration

The Attempted Destruction of U.S. Sovereignty Through Open Borders and Mass Migration. In February 2015, then-Vice President Joe Biden signaled his enthusiasm for open borders: “I’m proud of [the Obama administration’s] record on immigration. Not only our Muslim communities, Asian communities, Hispanic communities. And the wave still continues. And it’s not going to stop. Nor should we […]

Congress’s VIP Air Marshal Program Canceled after Maxine Waters Debacle

A scandal-plagued “VIP” program that provided members of Congress with Federal Air Marshals (FAM) often yanked from high-risk fights has been canceled after Judicial Watch exposed it earlier this month. As a result, hundreds of FAM are sitting idly at airports around the U.S. because the “VIP missions have stopped,” according to a federal law enforcement source […]

Even Newsweek Can’t Ignore Immigration Crisis On Southern Border

A first step, hopefully, in reporting the truth? On May 13, 2021 Newsweek published an interesting article about an element of the immigration crisis, Asylum Seekers Dropped Off by Border Patrol Strain Resources of Arizona Border Towns. Apparently even a leftist publication like Newsweek can no longer ignore the crisis on the southern border that was exponentially exacerbated […]

Biden State Department official admits there’s ‘no guarantee’ U.S. aid to Gaza won’t go to Hamas

The bottom line is that Biden’s handlers don’t care about spending your money on jihad terrorism. The next time Hamas resumes its jihad against Israel, you’ll see your taxpayer dollars at work. Biden State Dept: ‘No Guarantees’ Gaza Aid Won’t Boost Hamas’s Terror Arsenal National Pulse, May 24, 2021: A Senior State Department official today […]

Here Are the 10 States Where You’ll Pay the Highest Lifetime Taxes

In the mood for a depressing statistic? A new report from the financial services firm Self concludes that the average American will pay an astounding $525,037 in taxes over their lifetime—roughly 34 percent of their lifetime earnings. But the numbers aren’t uniform across the country; they vary wildly from state to state. Based on taxes on earnings, […]

As Biden ‘Rebuilds’ Gaza Infrastructure, Hamas Brags It Turned Water Pipes Into Rockets

After the war comes the reconstruction. That means pouring money into Gaza while insisting that none of the money will go to Hamas and that none of the humanitarian aid will be used for terrorist purposes. It’s just rebuilding infrastructure. Meanwhile, Hamas keeps boasting about how it turns infrastructure into terrorism. Terrorists’ ability to turn seemingly […]

Biden Administration Ramps Up IRS Enforcement — While encouraging massive immigration law violations.

It is hardly a secret that I have been critical of the efforts by a succession of administrations to fairly but effectively enforce our nation’s immigration laws and secure our borders against the un-inspected entry of huge numbers of aliens into the United States. My testimony at numerous congressional hearings conducted in the House and […]

“Free” Government Money Is the Opposite of Compassion

In his book Was Jesus a Socialist? author Lawrence W. Reed writes, “Almost everybody wants to help those in need. The crucial question is how to help. Let’s not make the mistake of arguing that to use force, plunder, and dependency is somehow ‘the Christian thing to do.’” [Emphasis his] Today we see the party […]

Montgomery County, Maryland Plans to ‘Welcome’ up to 3,000 Unaccompanied Alien Children This Year

But, they are not alone and likely some of the other top ‘welcoming’ counties in America will see numbers higher than that. See the data maintained by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement and note that MoCo, although among the highest counties that will absorb the illegal alien teens, is not the highest. And, by the way, the […]

“Biden” Admin Steals $2 Billion from COVID, Health Spending To Pay For Illegal Migrants

The most corrupt, illegitimate “administration” in American history, and that’s saying A LOT. One objective – destroy this great nation. Biden admin diverts $2B from COVID, health spending to care for migrant kids By: NY Post, May 15, 2021: The Biden administration has pulled more than $2 billion out of programs authorized by Congress for COVID-19 […]

Earmarks are Back and Now Pork Spending is Great!

Earmarks are back! And now, the unaccountable chicanery at taxpayer expense is a good thing, according to the unaccountable media. We shouldn’t be surprised. Clearly Washington has the financial responsibility of a 16-year-old with an unlimited credit card from a magic wizard. Earmarks were those highly unpopular Congressional expenditures where any member of Congress could […]