Kartel Policy

Janus v. AFSCME: The US Supreme Court to decide on the future of union agency fees – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

The Supreme Court is poised to decide a case in the next few days that could reshape the future of unions. Previously, under a 1977 precedent, workers who were not member of unions were compelled to pay “fair share” fees. These fees – which averaged …

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A more-than-minimal democracy – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

According to the sports writer Art Spander, democracy gives every voter a chance to do something stupid. But that is not the main reason why most prefer it to other political regimes. First, with its ideals of freedom, political equality, and accountability, democracy can be …

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We should allow all taxpayers to deduct charitable contributions – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Americans gave $287 billion to charities in 2017, up 5 percent from 2016, according to a recent estimate by Giving USA. Individual donations help support a vibrant nonprofit sector that reflects the wide range of values and causes supported by the citizens of our diverse society. However, …

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Trump Administration Action Could Lower Health Care Costs, Expand Coverage for Small Business Employees

A new Labor Department regulation finalized Tuesday—which will make it easier for small businesses to pool resources to negotiate with large employers—will expand health care coverage for 4 million Americans by 2023, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Out of that 4 million—who were …

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Trump’s New Health Initiative Will Spell Relief for Americans

This week, the Trump administration is moving forward with significant regulatory relief for millions of Americans seeking more affordable health coverage and better choices than they can get under Obamacare. The Department of Labor, pursuant to President Donald Trump’s October 2017 executive order, has just …

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Trump's AHPs Rule: a Generally Lousy Idea that Would Reduce Premiums for Some and Make ObamaCare's Costs More Transparent

The Trump administration has released its final rule expanding so-called association health plans. The rule would allow many consumers to avoid some of ObamaCare’s unwanted regulatory costs. But the rule also highlights both the destructive power of ObamaCare and Republicans’ utter lack of imagination when …

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NBC Seizes on Nazi Concentration Camp Comparisons

After cable news channels CNN and MSNBC made 22 references to Nazi concentration camps and other human rights atrocities during coverage of illegal immigrant detention centers along the U.S. southern border over the past few days, on Tuesday, NBC decided to join in touting the …

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Gayle King Badgers Mexican American to Be Easier on Illegals

A day after sneering that the policy of separating illegal immigrants from their children is making the “Statue of Liberty weep,” CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King badgered a Mexican American to be easier on illegals. King talked to Frank, a man who works in …

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Wow: The ‘View’ Argues for More Deportations, ‘Like Obama’

On Tuesday’s The View, the panel talked about Trump’s border policy yet again, this time actually arguing in favor of more deportations, if you can believe it. Because, Obama! After host Sara Haines talked about how she can’t believe anything Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen …

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Key Vote YES on the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, H.R. 3

On behalf of FreedomWorks activists nationwide, I urge you to contact your senators and ask them to vote YES on the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, H.R. 3. This bill would rescind roughly $15 billion in unobligated budget authorities from previous years. …

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