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August 7, 2021

What We’re Standing For

Quick summary: Congressional Democrats (and some Republicans) are set to pass a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill this weekend. While the bill would fund some worthwhile projects, it’s still too expensive and we need common-sense infrastructure fixes. And it points to a larger problem: Updating America’s infrastructure already costs too much money and takes too much […] READ MORE

Government spending

August 3, 2021

What Does Infrastructure Have To Do With Roadkill? 🦝

Is it impossible for Congress to present a spending bill that doesn’t waste taxpayer money? On Sunday, lawmakers released their $1.2 trillion infrastructure package. Here are a few of the most reckless items in the 2,700-page bill that lawmakers are scrambling to read:  Research on how to reduce roadkill  A report on how to enhance Canada’s train system A “Women of Trucking […] READ MORE

Government spending

June 28, 2021

Congressional Spending Stinks 🐷

We hate to say “we told you so,” but…we told you so. Ever since Congress revived earmarks this year, the pork requests for the 2022 budget have ballooned to $7.1 billion. Congress will begin the process of placing these requests into spending bills this week.  As our national debt approaches $29 trillion and our deficit passes the $2 trillion mark, should […] READ MORE

Government spending

February 23, 2019

Foreign Aid Should Only Go to Friends

In December 2017, President Trump courageously announced that the United States would officially recognize the truth that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and that we would move our embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Shortly afterward, the United Nations General Assembly gathered to give its opinion on this sovereign U.S. decision. Before the vote, as […] READ MORE

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