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The Disaster at Lina Khan’s FTC

FTC Chair Lina Khan's anti-capitalist views have upended more than 100 years of antitrust law enforcement.

Thomas Schatz July 28, 2023
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IRS should stop wasting money on its own tax filing software

The IRS should not be spending a penny to build and promote its own tax preparation program.

Deborah Collier July 21, 2023
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Boeing’s Starliner struggles vindicate space competition

Private firms operating under contract with the federal government have formed the new backbone of space commercialization and exploration.

Sean Kennedy June 29, 2023
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As it plans NGAD fighter, Pentagon must learn from past failures

 The classified and secretive NGAD will cost “multiples” of the F-35, meaning each aircraft will cost hundreds of millions of dollars.

Sean Kennedy June 13, 2023
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Debt ceiling deal should include spending cuts across the entire government

The first place to start cutting every area of discretionary spending would be to eliminate earmarks. 

Thomas Schatz May 30, 2023
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Earmarks approaching new record

The 31st edition of the Congressional Pig Book tracks the rise of earmarks to near-record levels of spending.

Alexandra Abrams April 27, 2023
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Actions Congress should take to restore fiscal sanity

Congress can stop unnecessary government spending by rejecting the new taxes and pet projects that litter Biden's budget.

Eric Maus April 11, 2023
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Protect Missouri employers from legislature's misguided Rx proposal

Government interference will increase costs for consumers. 

Christina Smith April 9, 2023
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FTC Should Stop Fighting Consumers

The FTC has been laser-focused on opposing every possible acquisition and merger.

Thomas Schatz April 3, 2023
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The president’s skinny budget is heavy with costs

President Biden has proposed more spending to expand the size and scope of the federal government.

Thomas Schatz March 16, 2023
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The IRS has no business entering the tax preparation business

$15 million for the IRS to conduct a feasibility study on how they can develop its own tax preparation software is a complete waste of taxpayer resources.

Deborah Collier February 23, 2023
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The debt ceiling debate provides no love for taxpayers

The White House and Congress must sit down at the table and do what is necessary to stop the waste and reduce the national debt. 

Deborah Collier February 13, 2023

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