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Time to Privatize the TSA?

With a $7.5 billion annual budget, a less than stellar safety record and now workers calling in sick because of the government shutdown, is it time to get the government out and privatize the TSA?

“Green New Deal” a Sign of Things to Come from the Left?

Newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed “Green New Deal” program would require such an expansion of government, be so inconceivably costly, and such an invitation to crony capitalism that it would be laughable if it wasn’t so scary.

National Debt to Turn the American Dream into a Nightmare?

The numbers, and consequences, are staggering – a budget deficit of $1 trillion and a national debt of $21 trillion. If those trends continue the American dream of future generations being better off will be a thing of the past.

Winning a Few Battles in the War on Big Government

The war on big government and crony capitalism may never be won, but retiring GOP chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling can take satisfaction in the overhaul of Dodd-Frank and eliminating earmarks as small battles won.

How America’s Bluest State Can Be a Model for the Other 49

(From The American Prospect) California may have the world’s fifth largest GDP, but it also ranks fourth among U.S. states in terms of income inequality and first among U.S. states in poverty, according to the Census expanded definition that takes into account housing costs....