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Here’s Every Democrat Who Supports Ocasio-Cortez’s Crazy “Green New Deal”

Americans for Tax Reform
June 25, 2020

This post is updated regularly by ATR and was last updated on 3/12/2019. Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has finally made the details of the “Green New Deal” public. The highlights include ending the use of fossil fuels by 2030, decommissioning every nuclear power plant in the next ten years, ending air travel, mandating all new jobs be unionized,

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You Can See America’s Future Under Socialism, And It Isn’t Pretty

Investor's Business Daily
June 25, 2020

Socialism: If there was one idea that you could say dominates today’s Democratic Party, it could be summed up in one word: Socialism. Many Democrats, from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, embrace some form of socialism, soft or hard. But what, you might ask, would America look like under socialism? Now

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5 ways Bernie Sanders-style socialism would hurt the US economy

Fox Business
June 25, 2020

During his presidential announcement speech earlier this month, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., attacked the “military industrial complex” and the “prison industrial complex” but he failed to mention that his entire campaign is predicated on further empowering the bureaucratic industrial complex.

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How much AOC’s Green New Deal could cost the average American household

Fox Business
June 25, 2020

The Green New Deal, pioneered by progressive Democrats like New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, could end up costing taxpayers a significant chunk of cash if it were implemented. A new study released by libertarian think tank The Competitive Enterprise Institute and Power the Future (which was launched by an alum of the Charles Koch Institute) found that the average American household

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On capitalism and the common good

American Enterprise Institute
June 25, 2020

The following is an excerpt from The G-File, Jonah Goldberg’s twice-weekly newsletter for The Dispatch (find it here). In this G-File, Jonah responds to the growing chorus of conservative writers, scholars, and policymakers advocating a more statist understanding of conservatism, exemplified most recently by Adrian Vermeule’s essay in The Atlantic, “Beyond Originalism.”

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Free enterprise, not government bureaucracy, is returning Americans to space | Commentary

Orlando Sentinel
June 25, 2020

On Wednesday, American astronauts are scheduled to finally launch into space once again from American soil on an American rocket, something that hasn’t happened since July 2011, when the space shuttle flew its last mission. What’s really remarkable is that they will be flying a rocket designed, built and operated by a private company —

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Four Cheers for Capitalism in a Time of COVID

National Review
June 25, 2020

When future historians tell the story of this pandemic, I hope American capitalism is not so despised and maligned by the professoriate that they leave out the pivotal role private enterprise and individual autonomy played, not just in slowing and ultimately defeating the virus, but in getting the country back to work. It was individual Americans

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Advancing Economic Freedom Is Key to Ensuring America’s Economic Rebound

The Heritage Foundation
June 23, 2020

Having recently unveiled its final report, The Heritage Foundation’s National Coronavirus Recovery Commission offered a clear pathway to America’s economic rebound with specific, actionable recommendations for policymakers. Highlighting the interwoven critical linkage between good public health policy and sound economic policy, the commission’s final report underscored the importance of economic freedom to our recovery efforts:

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