Kartel Policy

Democrats and the Left Went Full Chicken Little About Internet Freedom

“THIS IS THE END OF THE INTERNET AS WE KNOW IT!” – Bernie Sanders (actual quote, see below) Well, Bernie… I feel fine. And so does the rest of the internet. On Monday, June 11th, The Restoring Internet Freedom order will go into full effect. …

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FreedomWorks Applauds House for Passing Historic Rescissions Package

Washington, DC- FreedomWorks applauds the House of Representatives today for passing the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, H.R. 3. The passage of this bill is a step in the right direction to revive the rescissions process as a useful tool for beginning …

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The Weekly Fix: In New York City, It Pays to Do Nothing

The fix is in. New York City has a pension problem. According to the New York Post, retired workers are clearing pension checks that significantly exceed their old salaries. One 86-year-old sanitation worker is collecting more than $285,000 a year, which amounts to more than …

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Straight up conversation: AVID CEO Sandy Husk – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Sandy Husk is CEO of Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID). One of the nation’s largest programs working to close the opportunity gap, AVID trains over 70,000 teachers a year on instructional strategies. Today, AVID serves more than 6,000 schools and two million students a year. …

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Brazil’s burgeoning crisis should matter to Americans – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

At a time when Argentina and Turkey are in the midst of full-blown currency crises, it is surprising how little attention is being paid in US economic policy circles to Brazil’s economic challenges ahead of its upcoming general election in October. This is all the …

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Teacher pay: Sketching a win-win solution | In 60 Seconds – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Teacher strikes swept through five states in the spring of 2018, and most of the walkouts were over teacher pay. AEI’s Rick Hess delivers the facts about compensation for educators, and makes some recommendations on how to sketch a deal on teacher pay that benefits …

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You Don’t Get to Rewrite the Constitution Because You Dislike Donald Trump

If your contention is that President Donald Trump has the propensity to sound like a bully and an authoritarian, I’m with you. If you’re arguing that Trump’s rhetoric is sometimes coarse and unpresidential, I can’t disagree. I’m often turned off by the aesthetic and tonal …

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GOP Lawmakers Pass $15 Billion Spending Rescission Package

The House of Representatives voted 210-206 Thursday night to claw back $15 billion in appropriated spending, making good on the lead of President Donald Trump, who submitted the rescission request last month. “The administration applauds today’s passage of H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and …

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If Trump Wants to Buck G-7 Leaders, He Should Fight This Multilateral Tax Increase

President Donald Trump has already shaken up this weekend’s G-7 meeting in Canada by threatening to impose tariffs on other G-7 countries. Although picking a fight with America’s closest trading partners is a high-risk strategy, the president would be well-advised to continue his disruptive tactics when …

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Expanding and Incentivizing Health Savings Accounts: A Critical Reform For Broadly Available, High Quality Health Care

Image credit: istockvia United States Congress Joint Economic CommitteeOn Thursday, June 7, Scott Atlas testified before the Joint Economic Committee at a hearing titled “The Potential for Health Care Savings Accounts to Engage Patients and Bend the Health Care Cost Curve.” Continue Reading....

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