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McConnel Mum About Cheney’s Primary Defeat

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been mum about Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) primary loss to contender Harriet Hageman on Aug 16, in spite of several bids to defend her in the past. Both McConnell and a representative for the second-ranking Senate Republican, GOP Whip John Thune (R-S.D), refused requests for comment on the matter from Fox News. Hageman, a natural…

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No, This Is Not 1970s Style Stagflation

Disappointing GDP growth and high inflation have many commentators talking about stagflation. Advanced estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis suggest real GDP fell for a second straight quarter in 2022. At the same time, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) reached a forty-year high in June. Falling energy prices left the headline CPI unchanged in…

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Raising Corporate Taxes Does Not Help Workers

Reprinted from the Cato Institute For decades, Congress has done little more than complicate the tax code which, to this day, punishes success in a variety of ways. During this time, many politicians have consistently demagogued corporations, treating them as little more than a new source of tax revenue. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 continues this trend and…