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Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

Scott Powell | Mises.org Trump on right track: cutting regulations is as critical as tax relief. On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring repeal of

US’ largest student loan company, Navient, cheated millions, suit alleges

Federal regulators have sued Navient, accusing the biggest U.S. student loan company of making it harder for borrowers to repay loans by giving them bad information, processing payments incorrectly and failing to act on complaints. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed the federal lawsuit against Navient Corp. and two subsidiaries on Wednesday, seeking restitution for

Trump’s Secretary of the Treasury Has Some Bad News for the Socialists

streiff, RedState  I’m not a big fan of putting billionaires in charge of federal agencies, but the exception I’m willing to make is Treasury and Commerce because you want someone who’s actually been successful in business in positions that determine if other folks get a chance to make some, too. Not some political hack obsessing

All Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s donations went to Democrats

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is the most partisan agency in the federal government in terms of donations to candidates, according to campaign finance data. Employees at the CFPB, which was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, contributed nearly $50,000 during the 2016 campaign with all of that money going

100 percent of CFPB donations went to Democrats

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is the most partisan agency in the federal government in terms of donations to candidates, according to campaign finance data. Employees at the CFPB, which was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, contributed nearly $50,000 during the 2016 campaign with all of that money going

The Constitution-Flouting, Problematic Bureau

Joe Colangelo, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been called a lot of things. President Obama called it “a consumer watchdog who is charged with protecting everyday Americans from being taken advantage of by mortgage lenders.” House Majority Leader Paul Ryan said it “supposedly exists to protect you, but instead it tries to micromanage

Federal Government Makes Life Harder for the Average American

Steve Sherman,  The federal government and acolytes at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have a plan that will hurt average American’s. According to a study done by the Federal Reserve, approximately half of all Americans don’t have the ability to handle a $400 unexpected expense. I know that is a startling claim, but it

National Mortgage Database: Big Brother Is Watching You

 Big Brother, it seems, never tires of finding new ways to keep tabs on his “siblings.” The latest exhibit: a national database of mortgages that will include highly personal information, including a borrower’s Social Security number, financial history, race, household composition, life events, and even religion. “The database might be a gold mine for curious