Tag Archives: Big Government

Peaceful Virginia Gun Rally Prompts GQ Magazine Writer To Label Protesters as ‘Nazis’

An estimated 22,000 Second Amendment advocates rallied on the streets of Richmond, Virginia, and the steps of the state capitol Monday in a powerful demonstration against recently enacted (and potentially forthcoming) gun-control legislation. In the days leading up to the rally, no shortage of hay had been made as Virginia’s newly elected Democratic legislature and…

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California Gov Seeking To Approve $750M To Pay Rent, Buy Tents for Homeless

California’s governor said Wednesday that he is seeking $750 million in part to help pay rent for people facing homelessness in the most populous state’s latest attempt to fight what he called a national crisis. Gov. Gavin Newsom planned to sign an executive order Wednesday creating the fund, two days before he presents his second…

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Woman Facing Hundreds of Dollars in Gov’t Fines for Flying Trump Flag in Her Own Yard

An Arizona woman was told last month that she must remove the Trump 2020 flag that currently flies above her property. According to Prescott Valley officials, homeowner Tawney Baccellia was in violation of a city ordinance that prohibits the flying of political flags any more than two months before, or one month after, an election.…

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Thanks to Trump, Fewer Federal Rules in 2019 Than in Any Other Year on Record

If you like your deregulation, you can keep your deregulation. That was the message the Trump administration sent in 2019, a year that ended with fewer rules on the books in the Federal Register than in any year on record. For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, the Federal Register is sort of…

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Citizens Literally Disband Town To Get Relief from Oppressive Taxes

As Benjamin Franklin, the oldest and arguably wisest Founding Father, once said, “In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.” According to WCPO-TV in Cincinnati, however, the people of Amelia, Ohio, believing local tax policy and leadership had begun to verge on tyrannical in recent years, took drastic action last month to evade…

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Bloomberg: Raising Taxes on the Poor Is Good Because They’ll Live Longer

It is rare, if ever, that one hears taxes discussed as anything other than a hassle or a burdensome reality — or, at best, a civic responsibility. For billionaire 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Michael Bloomberg, however, taxes are far more than that. In fact, the former New York mayor seems to believe taxes are…

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Rand Paul’s Gov’t Waste Report: $22M on Serbian Cheese, $500K on ‘Operation Golden Potty’ & Millions More

It’s been a minor holiday tradition for those of us who still care about government waste to peruse Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul’s list of government waste, either for the year or just for autumn. And these days, much like just about every year since Calvin Coolidge was hanging out in 1600 Pennsylvania, the government…

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Trump Is Right: Federal Reserve Is Acting Lawlessly

President Donald Trump has been highly critical of the Federal Reserve, and now we know he is right in at least one important way. Luckily, Republicans in Washington are responding by providing the GOP with the legal ammunition it needs to stop the Fed’s lawlessness once and for all. Earlier this year, Republican Sens. Mike…

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Mike Huckabee: Warren’s ‘Medicare for All’ Will Decimate the Middle Class With or Without Tax Hikes

Since Elizabeth Warren has been as slippery as an eel in a vat of Vasoline about how much her “Medicare For All” plan would cost and who would pay higher taxes to cover it (other than “the rich”), I wrote recently about a new study by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Government that estimated…

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Hong Kong Protests Should Be a Wake-Up Call to Pro-Big Government Americans

Hong Kong’s freedom fighters are standing eye to eye with the dire realities of big government. Over the past few months, protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong, singing the “Star-Spangled Banner,” flying the American flag, and yearning for just a fraction of the rights that Americans possess. These demonstrations present a stark contrast…

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Venezuela Lawmaker Blasts Bernie, Dares Him To Try Socialism Without His Bodyguards

A member of the Venezuelan National Assembly, now in exile, encouraged Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont to visit the South American country without bodyguards if he truly wants to understand what President Nicolás Maduro has done to the socialist nation. Assemblyman José Guerra was asked in an interview with PJ Media’s Nicholas Ballasy what…

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How New Medicare Pre-Authorization Could Deny Care, Increase Inequality

Starting next year, Medicare will initiate a new program known as the Protecting Access to Medicare Act. It will require electronic pre-authorization, based on professional society guidelines, for imaging procedures such as MRIs. The program aims to reduce unnecessary testing and expenses, but it could reduce access to essential procedures and increase health care inequality.…

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EPA Gave Public Wrong Info on Toxic Substances for 4 Years

Isn’t the Environmental Protection Agency supposed to be above reproach? If I’m to understand correctly, it’s not just a bloiated hive of bureaucrats soaking up public salaries. To hear liberals tell it, it’s supposedly the first line of defense for Americans who rely on it for clean air and clean water, depending on the agency…

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Too Far: 8-Year-Old Girls Now Given Testosterone Through ‘Government Funded Research’

A research grant from the National Institutes of Health is funding research into the impact of “early medical treatment” in “transgender” children as young as 8 years old. Endocrinologist Dr. Michael Laidlaw talked about the devastating effects of hormone therapy on “transgender children” at a panel for the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, last…

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Epic: Trump Just Used Twitter To Send Calif. Gov. Newsom a Bill for $3.5 Billion

President Donald Trump billed California Gov. Gavin Newsom $3.5 billion for wasting federal money after Newsom announced a plan to scale back the state’s expensive and incomplete high-speed train. Newsom made the announcement on Tuesday during his first State of the Union address, according to the Associated Press. “Let’s be real,” Newsom said. “The project, as currently…

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Autotrader Pulls Ads from TBS’s ‘Full Frontal’ After Samantha Bee’s ‘Feckless C**t’ Remark

Online car selling and trading giant Autotrader announced on Thursday that it has suspended it’s advertising sponsorship on TBS’s late-night show Full Frontal after host Samantha Bee called White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump a “feckless c**t.”