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Opinion: The Infrastructure Bill’s Many Tax Headaches

Congressional Democrats and 13 House Republicans passed a $1.2 trillion “infrastructure bill” last week. About 20 percent of the funds are for actual roads and bridges. The rest is filled with earmarks and other “woke” wasteful spending and lays the groundwork for a new vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax. Even worse for taxpayers, Democrats used this bill to

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Opinion: White House Dismissal of Inflation More Than Just a ‘Mean Tweet’

As is common for today’s politicians, White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain has a habit of using Twitter to advance the Biden agenda. It’s not uncommon for Klain to retweet dozens of tweets per day – often from like-minded opinion columnists at outlets like The New York Times or The Washington Post. Last week,

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Opinion: As Congress Addresses January 6, It Should Look West

As the work of the January 6 Committee is framed more and more consistently as a purely political issue, it’s easy to be cynical about how relentlessly partisanship has blocked accountability for the events of that profoundly dangerous day for American democracy. Ten months have come and gone since the violence at our nation’s Capitol

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Opinion: Stop Letting China Buy Influence in Washington

Americans can’t buy Huawei’s phones, but Huawei can buy Americans. The Chinese technology company has been on a spending spree in Washington, D.C. This summer, it hired lobbying firms run by former Republican and Democratic members of Congress. It also paid $500,000 to hire Democratic super-lobbyist Tony Podesta to lobby the White House. All this has happened

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Opinion: A Crisis of Trust

Like many of you, I am afraid of COVID. More significantly, I am afraid of my government. I am also tired. I’m tired of doomsday reporting that seems more like propaganda than factual news. I’m tired of the wars of words that have erupted on social media. I’m tired of hearing about anti-vaxxers and covidiots,

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Opinion: Mr. McConnell, Tear Down the Senate and Secure Our Border

The Biden administration is abandoning Americans on two fronts. In Afghanistan, hundreds of U.S. citizens remain stranded and vulnerable to Taliban aggression. While they may be alone in a Taliban-controlled country, they are not the only victims of President Joe Biden’s malfeasance. Along our southern border, the Biden administration is similarly ignoring the plight of the American

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