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Trump vs. Schumer on Taxes

Star Parker, I’m for making things better for everyone. And the main focus of my work is improving the lives of low-income Americans. So why do I love the tax reform package that President Trump has proposed? Shouldn’t my sympathies be with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who says these tax cuts “makes life easier

Trump Changed the Party of Reagan to the Party of ‘America First’

In a New York Times op-ed, R.R. Reno explains how Donald Trump has redefined the Republican Party from its Reagan-era conservatism to its new populist, nationalist “America First” focus. As Reno notes, the old Reagan Republican orthodoxy was focused on “small government, an internationalist foreign policy, free trade, and moral and religious conservatism.” That orthodoxy

DC Economics ‘Experts’: Too Much ‘DC’ – Not Enough ‘Economics’

Seton Motley, Steve Forbes, Larry Kudlow, Arthur B. Laffer and Stephen Moore are four big name Washington, D.C. free market economic “experts.”  They have for decades been ensconced inside the Beltway – doling out their brands of reform.  But as we have seen from nigh anyone who enters the belly of the DC Beast – people grow comfortable, and start

Why National Taxpayers Union and Freedom Works are united

Let’s be honest: our organizations didn’t see eye-to-eye on the best way to repeal and replace ObamaCare. The National Taxpayers Union supported the House Republican bill and FreedomWorks opposed it. Both of our organizations – longtime, steadfast proponents of reducing the size and scope of government – remain committed to repealing ObamaCare as the debate