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    Tax Reform at Last?

    Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R) of Michigan jumpstarts the tax reform debate. It’s about time. The tax code stables in Washington haven’t been cleaned out since 1986—more than a quarter century ago, when Ronald Reagan was President. Since then, year after year, the tax code … More

    Are You Being Represented?

    Do the hot topics in Washington reflect your concerns about the country? Lately, the President has been advocating amnesty and a minimum wage hike. He had a rare private meeting with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) yesterday to discuss these and other issues. Here’s the problem with these priorities: Very … More

    Stand by Flood Insurance Reforms, Conservative Leaders Urge House

    A coalition of conservative leaders today said the House should reject legislation that would continue taxpayer subsidies of flood insurance for private property owners. Taxpayers, they stress, already are on the hook for $24 billion. “Members of the House should reject all forms of this bill and put an end … More

    Let Junk Food Be Advertised at Schools

    Today, First Lady Michelle Obama announced it was time to ban advertising of what she deems unhealthy snacks in public schools. School children already can’t buy such foods in their schools, thanks to a government ban, but apparently she doesn’t even want kids to think about buying them. Increasingly, if … More

    Let’s Not Start Creating Kids with Two Moms and a Dad

    Future Heathers may now have two mommies – and a dad. The Food and Drug Administration is holding meetings today and tomorrow on whether to allow U.S. scientists to start “combin[ing] the DNA of three people, instead of just two, to create a child,” reports Bloomberg.  The goal of the … More

    Kasparov “Tweets Out” Against Obama Again

    I’ve said it before, but if Barack Obama had been president instead of Ronald Reagan, I’d still be a citizen of the Soviet Union. — Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) February 22, 2014 Outspoken political activist and chess champion Gary Kasparov spoke out against President Barack Obama this week in a tweet … More