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Ryan Helfenbein: We Cannot Save the Free Economy by Destroying It

America will survive the coronavirus, but we cannot expect freedom to prosper or persevere if we destroy the conditions upon which it has thrived for…

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Americans Who Owe Child Support Won’t Get Coronavirus Stimulus Check

The coronavirus relief bill signed into law on Friday includes payments to help most people, except for people who owe child support.

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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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The Politicians Standing in the Way of Emergency Relief

Aside from Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, here is a list of the other politicians opposing the emergency relief bill for extraneous reasons.

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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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Democrat Clyburn on Coronavirus Bill: ‘This Is a Tremendous Opportunity to Restructure Things to Fit Our Vision’

House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) reportedly told Democrats on a conference call last week that the party should exploit the coronavirus stimulus: “This…

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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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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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White House Report: Nancy Pelosi Pressed to Include Taxpayer Funding of Abortion in Coronavirus Stimulus

Nancy Pelosi has attempted to ensure a Hyde Amendment loophole is included in a coronavirus economic stimulus proposal.

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Barack Obama Tries to Steal Credit for Booming Trump Economy on Presidents Day

Obama’s message on Twitter was not just a nostalgic look back on his presidency, as he specified that his spending package was responsible for “more…

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