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2019 'Pig Book' Finds Government's Pork Addiction Getting Worse

Fox Business: The 2019 Congressional Pig Book exposes 282 earmarks in FY 2019, costing $15.3 billion.

Thomas Schatz June 20, 2019
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Breaking Up Tech Should be Hard to Do

Washington Examiner: Antitrust laws are designed to promote and protect competition, not punish large companies simply due to their size or success.

Thomas Schatz June 20, 2019
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NBA and MLB Go All-in with Gambling Money Grab

Washington Examiner: NBA and MLB have given Las Vegas sportsbooks an ultimatum: Pay the leagues a 0.25% “royalty” on every wager or get cut off from their official betting data suppliers.

Peter Klensch May 14, 2019
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It Is Time to Fix the Electronic Health Records Boondoggle

Morning Consult: After 27 years and billions of dollars, the VA and DOD to have failed to create compatible EHRs.

Thomas Schatz May 7, 2019
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Veterans Affairs Scandal Deniers Still Consume the Swamp

Washington Examiner: Unfortunately, there are still far too many in Washington that deny the VA scandal’s intensity or try to obscure its pervasiveness.

Curtis Kalin April 26, 2019
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Competition Among Utilities Would Benefit Texas Energy Consumers

Houston Chronicle:

Allen Johnson April 18, 2019
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After Decade of Fiscal Malpractice, Little Cost Savings at Postal Service

The Hill: The dismal quarterly financial statements of the USPS have become so routine that they barely qualify as news anymore.

Leslie Paige April 16, 2019
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5G Race Full-speed Ahead: Misguided Attempt to Nationalize is Over, for Now

Fox Business: 5G nationalization should be permanently discarded into the graveyard of failed government-funded projects that litter the U.S.

Thomas Schatz April 16, 2019
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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Reform Should Put American Taxpayers First

The Hill: Structural reform of the government sponsored enterprises is certainly long overdue.

Thomas Schatz April 9, 2019
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Standing in the Way of Sports Gambling is Madness Every Month of the Year, not just March

Washington Examiner: The sports betting industry should be allowed to grow free from a one-size-fits-all federal approach.

Peter Klensch March 22, 2019
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5 Ways Bernie Sanders-style Socialism Would Hurt the US Economy

Fox Business: No candidate has done more to propel socialism than Sanders.

Curtis Kalin March 19, 2019
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Consumer Privacy Moves to the Front Burner in Washington

Morning Consult: As Congress moves through the process of enacting updated consumer data privacy laws, members must agree to a clear and concise national policy.

Deborah Collier March 12, 2019

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