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Jan 17, 2019

Tariffs Are Taxes: They cause more harm than good

President Trump and other supporters of trade restrictions have claimed that tariffs fill our national coffers with money, protect and strengthen domestic industry and work to lower other trade restrictions worldwide. But…

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Jan 04, 2019

The WTO and Reducing Trade Barriers

America is one of the most pro-trade countries in the world. We generally levy low tariffs on imports from our trading partners. “Meanwhile, a lot of countries impose more tariffs on…

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Jan 04, 2019

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – December 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 312,000 jobs in December 2018, beating expectations and the largest gain since February, while the U.S. unemployment rate…

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Dec 21, 2018

2018 Q3: Economy Grew At A 3.4 Percent Rate (Final Estimate)

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its third and final estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2018, and announced that the U.S. economy…

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Dec 21, 2018

Freedom Partners Thanks President Trump for Signing First Step Act into Law

Group also thanks Senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner for his efforts and support.

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Dec 21, 2018

Our Successes In 2018 — and the Challenges Ahead  

A host of 2018 successes at the federal and state levels demonstrated how policymakers can break down barriers to opportunity, one roadblock at a time. Here’s a look at 2018 progress…

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Dec 20, 2018

Unchecked Antitrust Enforcement Threatens American Innovation

Sometimes, a well-intentioned policy can be abused for ill-intended purposes. Such is the case with antitrust enforcement in the United States. At their core, antitrust laws exist to protect the…

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Dec 19, 2018

3 Ways the FIRST STEP Act Could be the Best Holiday Gift

The best gift for the holiday season is being together with family, safe and sound. It’s cliché, but it’s true. And it’s one of the reasons the FIRST STEP…

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Dec 14, 2018

A Year After Landmark FCC Vote and the Internet Is Just Fine

On Dec. 14, 2017, heavy-handed so-called “net neutrality” regulations were repealed through approval of the Restoring Internet Freedom Order. Those in opposition thought the repeal would change the internet for…

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Dec 14, 2018

Creative Destruction

Why do you use lightbulbs instead of candles? Why do you use a computer rather than clack away on a typewriter? The answer is creative destruction. “It’s the idea that when…

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