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First big test for Trump is his tax and budget plan

John Fund,   Exit polls from the 2016 presidential election find that the biggest motivating factor for voters in the contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was a desire for “real change” (39 percent).  Of those voters, Donald Trump won an astounding 83 percent. That is the biggest reason he won. The change people wanted

Unleash the Economy With True Tax Reform

Ed Feulner, Tax reform often seems like an elusive goal. But conservatives should be pleased about where we are on this issue. We’ve come a long way in just a few years. The ideal tax reform would lower tax rates on families and businesses and establish a consumption tax base. A consumption base doesn’t necessarily

Lois Lerner gets Senator Grassley’s (R-IA) mail by mistake, targets him for audit

 We’ve all been there, right?  You’re working at a big, busy office.  Someone else’s mail gets dropped on your desk by accident.  They don’t belong to your political Party, so naturally you target them for an IRS audit.  It could happen to any of us. At any rate, it did  happen to Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA),

Lawmakers fume over lost emails in IRS probe

 Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy. The IRS said Lois Lerner’s computer crashed in 2011, wiping out an untold number of emails that were being sought by congressional investigators. The investigators want

Conservatives still don’t want you to get sick and die

 The notion that conservatives not only oppose liberal health care reforms but are vigorously working to deny Americans access is a popular one on the left. If you don’t support Obamacare, you are basically endorsing murder. A recent contemptible piece in New Republic, which argues that Democrats should — without any evidence, if necessary —

Dems Play Politics With Bogus 77-cent Differential in Male-Female Pay

Michael Barone  An economist serving on a second-term president’s Council of Economic Advisers might expect to weigh in on fundamental issues, restructuring the tax system or making entitlement programs sustainable over the long term. Barack Obama once talked of addressing such issues, and Republican leaders such as House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp are

Obama Budget Raises $276 Billion From U.S. Multinationals

 President Barack Obama is proposing more tax increases for U.S. multinational corporations, seeking ways to prevent them from avoiding taxes by exploiting gaps in international law. In the fiscal 2015 budget proposed yesterday, the Obama administration seeks to generate $276 billion over the next decade from what it calls loophole-closing in the international tax system.

House panel subpoenas administration on Obamacare enrollment


A House of Representatives oversight panel subpoenaed the Obama administration on Tuesday for internal reports showing the number of people who have enrolled in health coverage through new online insurance marketplaces in all 50 states. House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp said the subpoena was necessary to learn how many people must enroll by