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Airlines Shouldn’t Be Given Better Bailouts Than Small Businesses

If cash transfers to failing businesses are now a given any time the economy is in crisis, then where is the bailout for small businesses?

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Why Economic ‘Stimulus’ Only Makes The Economy Worse

While it remains a favorite policy prescription for politicians eager to appear as salvific heroes in times of need, it is untenable as a serious…

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Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Emergency Coronavirus’ Obamacare Bailout Also Funds Abortion Coverage

The House speaker not only wants to use the coronavirus pandemic to entrench Obamacare, she wants to make taxpayers fund abortion in the process.

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Coronavirus May Kill, But So Does Economic Disruption

The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.

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Why Congress Should Give People Emergency Loans Instead Of Handouts

Instead of bailouts, Congress should create new safety net programs that largely recover the cash relief from the same households and businesses that receive taxpayer…

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Why Congress’s Trillion-Dollar Coronavirus Bailouts Will Shackle The U.S. Economy

Like the New Deal, every additional billion dollars in stimulus and bailout spending will further delay the economic recovery we all want and need.

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Will The Costs Of A Great Depression Outweigh The Risks Of Coronavirus?

Federal and state governments are making a massive gamble about a little-understood new virus. They are betting our future on the most extreme worst-case scenario…

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Slapdash Coronavirus ‘Stimulus’ An Unpaid Boondoggle That Already Needs Fixing

The leaders of both parties made getting Congress out of town a bigger priority than giving lawmakers the time to do their due diligence.

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Don’t Let Coronavirus Stampede Just Bail Out A Messed-Up Medicaid Program

Judging from her initial bid in the ‘stimulus’ wars, Nancy Pelosi has taken Rahm Emanuel’s advice never to let a serious crisis go to waste.

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No, President Obama, You Don’t Deserve The Credit For Trump’s Awesome Economy

Federal spending cannot and will not stimulate the economy. That is one thing from the Recovery Act you can take to the bank.

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Obama’s Oscar-Winning ‘American Factory’ Omits His Own Role in Ohio Factory’s Closing

Former President Barack Obama played a direct role in the hardships of the workers featured in American Factory, the Oscar-winning documentary his new production company produced.

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Tucker Carlson Blasts Paul Singer For Using Hedge Funds To Destroy Small-Town America

Hedge funds make billions by buying large stakes in American companies, then firing workers, driving up short-term share prices, and destroying middle-class communities at the…

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