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Check Out the GOP Candidates Tax Plans


Republican 2016 hopefuls have been unveiling tax plans promising deep cuts and drastic changes to current policies. Ahead of Tuesday night’s fourth GOP presidential debate, here’s a look at the top contenders’ economic proposals. Donald Trump The outspoken real-estate mogul’s

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New Report: Muslim Refugee Crisis will Last 20 Years and Crush Europe's Economy!


The Syrian refugee crisis is expected to last two decades and put strong strains on the European economy, according to a British interpretation of a new report from the European Union. Justine Greening, the minister in charge of Britain’s international response,

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The Myth That We Live in a Free Market, and How the Left Uses it to Their Benefit

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“The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.” – Milton Friedman Perhaps the most significant and deeply complex political issue that’s never addressed–or

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The Federal Reserve Plans to Raise Interest Rates... Maybe

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday it’s a “live possibility” the Fed will raise interest rates for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis. While Yellen said “no decision has been made,” she made it clear the option

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Bill Gates Apparently Doesn’t Understand How the Private Sector Works

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Given the amount of money Bill Gates has made, one would think he already understood how the private sector works. But his recent comments concerning green energy research and the public and private sector makes me think he has no

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$15 Minimum Wage Wreaking Havoc on NY School Budgets


A proposal to enact a $15 minimum wage in New York could cost state school districts $276 Million, according to a report released Friday. The findings were released by the New York State Association of School Business Officials. The report found

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Group Advocating $15/hr Minimum Wage only Pays $12/hr!

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An advocacy group out of Modesto, Calif. pushing for a $15 an hour minimum wage posted a job ad Thursday offering to pay $12 an hour. Below what it is demanding others pay their workers. The Craigslist post was for

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How 'Feeling the Bern' Will Lead Us to Total Economic Collapse


“The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples’ money.” – Margaret Thatcher As economist Milton Friedman famously said, there’s no free lunch. What he meant was that money doesn’t simply materialize from the ether, rather,

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The Big Question that Bernie Sanders and His Supporters Avoid

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The brilliant libertarian Tom Woods asks the one question that no Bernie Sanders supporter seems to want to answer. If Bernie and his supporters are right and “greed” and the 1% are to blame for our economic policies… why can’t

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Bernie Sanders Made $42 Billion in Promises for Every Minute he Spoke during Debate!

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a host of spending pledges worth a staggering $1 trillion during Tuesday’s Democratic debate. Analysis conducted by the National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) found the self-declared socialist senator spoke for a little over 28

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Pennsylvania's Democrat Governor Calls for 16% Income Tax Increase!


Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf released his budget plan Tuesday which calls for steep tax hikes in an attempt to balance the budget without major spending cuts. The Democrat’s proposal includes a 16 percent increase in the state income tax, changing

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New Unemployment Numbers Terrible News for the Economy


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) jobs report Friday, unemployment has stalled at 5.1 percent in September while job growth is slowing more than originally thought. The latest employment numbers show slow growth. Despite adding jobs, it wasn’t

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