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Voters Must Ensure Government Answers This Emergency Call

When government charges a dedicated fee (or tax), the money should go for that purpose—especially when people's lives may depend on it—and not be siphoned off for unrelated purposes.

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Dallas Is Right to Wait to Regulate Bike Share

The city must resist the call for an enormous new investment of taxpayer dollars to facilitate these private entrepreneurial ventures.

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Time to Rethink the Renewable Fuel Standard

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Public Pensions Are Bad for Employees but Such Fun for Bureaucrats

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Republicans Still Haven't Learned Their Lesson from 2006

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Comments to FDA In Regard to Philip Morris Modified Risk Tobacco Products

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Budgets First, Patients Last

The Medicare Part B prescription drug program works reasonably well, providing some of the sickest patients with access to the newest and most innovative drugs. Now MedPAC wants to change it, and not for the better.

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The Coming Public Pension Death Spiral

In an interview with WAAV's Tyler Cralle, Tom Giovanetti discusses what he predicts is the next big fiscal crisis: the collapse of public pensions. Giovanetti describes the underfunded public pension systems as political rackets used to subsidize various crony schemes, and a taxpayer disaster-in-the-making.

Matthews on CGTN TV: Trump in Davos

Merrill Matthews joined a roundtable discussion on CGTN’s “The Heat” to discuss President Trump’s “America First” message to the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Perry in Davos: By Exporting Energy, U.S. Exports Freedom

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the U.S. is now the world's top oil and gas producing nation. "The U.S. is not just exporting energy, we're exporting freedom... There's no strings attached when you buy American LNG." This is an important point, and we couldn't agree more

Solar Panels, Tariffs, and Adam Smith

The Trump administration is applying 30 percent tariffs on Chinese-made solar panels. "We think this a very unfortunate move," said Tom Giovanetti to the WBAP Morning News. "This president has been itching to slap tariffs on somebody, and this is his first opportunity to do so."




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