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CBO: Democrats’ Spending Spree Will Make Inflation Even Worse For Years

So much for fiscal responsibility. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score of Democrats’ “Build Back Bankrupt” spending spree didn’t stop the House of Representatives from passing the legislation last Friday. Ironically, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-California, did more to delay the vote on the bill, speaking on the House floor for more than eight hours Thursday night and postponing…

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6 Ridiculous Budget Gimmicks In House Democrats’ ‘Build Back Bankrupt’ Spending Spree

At some point in the near future—whether a few days or a few weeks—the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will release a complete score of the spending spree legislation Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, and House leaders introduced on Nov. 3. The document will represent the first complete CBO analysis of any of the multi-trillion-dollar spending bills that Democrats have spent the…

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Biden Promised He Wouldn’t Increase Taxes On Small Businesses. Well, He’s About To

In releasing the framework for their $3.5 trillion spending bill, Democrats claimed their legislation would include language to “prohibit tax increases on…small businesses.” But the budget Democrats passed includes no such prohibition, and it’s not difficult to understand why. President Biden—who has used questionable tactics to reduce his family’s tax bills by nearly $517,000 over the past four years—has proposed…

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Joe Biden’s Economy Is Already A Disaster. Here Is The Chart That Proves It

What is all this “Biden inflation tax” talk really about? What is the actual effect of inflation on the lives of real people? Well, below is a chart that compares yearly wage and inflation rates for each month from 2017 through July of this year using Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Wage rates are in blue and inflation (as measured by the consumer price…

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Democrats Angry Debt Limit Might Pause Their Overspending Spree

A typical Washington fight erupted last week, as Democrats expressed outrage at the thought of anyone or anything slowing down their “tax-and-spend express.” The controversy emerged when Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, made comments to Punchbowl News regarding an increase in the debt limit: I can’t imagine there will be a single Republican voting to raise the debt ceiling…

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This Ruling Might Ultimately Torpedo Democrats’ Dangerous Legislative Agenda

An advisory ruling from an obscure Washington official last week might complicate the Biden administration’s efforts to push trillions of dollars in new taxes and spending. Multiple news stories confirmed the opinion from the Senate parliamentarian, Elizabeth MacDonough, which was not released publicly. In sum, it presents Democrats a potentially difficult decision later this year: they will either have to…

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Biden’s Plan To Raid Medicare Shows His Callous Disregard For Math And Voters

The budget President Biden recently submitted to Congress resembles President Obama’s fiscal blueprints in many respects. It taxes too much, spends too much, and with $14.5 trillion in new federal debt, it certainly borrows too much. But Biden’s budget reflects his Democrat predecessor in another aspect: It uses hundreds of billions of dollars from Medicare to pay for (among many…

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Texas Bill To Ban Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying Faces Fierce Fight

A few years back, Gallup polled Americans on which social entities they thought had too much power. Lobbyists came out on top with 71 percent, beating big business, banks, the federal government, and even labor unions. Gallup has also over the years asked Americans which professions they trust most. Nurses and military officers usually come out on top. At the…

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