CBO: GDP for 2018 will be highest in 15 years

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The CBO projected that the GDP for 2018 will be the highest in 15 years. CNS: The Congressional Budget Office’s budget and economic outlook released this month projects that real Gross Domestic Product will grow by 3.3 percent from the fourth quarter of 2017 to the fourth quarter of 2018. That would mark a 15-year high. “In […]

Mitch McConnell backs out of Trump plan to cut $60 Billion in spending

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell backed out of Trump’s plan to cut $60 Billion in spending. The Conservative Review: Yesterday on Fox News, McConnell confirmed my skepticism by announcing the Senate would not bring a rescissions package to a floor vote. “You can’t make an agreement one month and say, ‘OK, we really didn’t mean it,’” […]

Trump calls out OPEC: ‘Oil prices are artificially Very High!’

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Trump took to Twitter to bash OPEC over its artificially high gas prices. Looks like OPEC is at it again. With record amounts of Oil all over the place, including the fully loaded ships at sea, Oil prices are artificially Very High! No good and will not be accepted! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April […]

Paul Ryan: We ‘fully intend” to make individual Tax Cuts permanent

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Speaker of The House Paul Ryan promised to make Tax Cuts permanent for everyday Americans. The Washington Examiner: The House will vote this year to make individual tax cuts permanent, Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday. Ryan, R-Wis., didn’t provide a date, but said “we fully intend,” to pass legislation that would make permanent the reduction in […]

CLAIM: ​Trump backed Internet Sales Tax is push by States to take more money from U.S Citizens

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The Conservative Review pointed out how the Trump backed Internet Sales Tax is just another way to Tax U.S Citizens. Conservative Review: There is no commonsense political argument for cross state taxation Let’s face it: This is not about solving some problem in the marketplace. The internet is doing just fine without more government taxation and […]

The GOP’s Balanced Budget amendment is not as good as it may seem

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Rep. Goodlatte proposed an amendment called the Balanced Budget amendment. Now, on its face, it seems like a great bill. It would enshrine into the Constitution the need for Congress to balance a budget. This means they only have the money they make to spend. However, as Daniel Horowitz from The Conservative Review points out […]

Report: Trump immigration policies forcing restaurants to pay higher wages

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Trump’s immigration policies are forcing restaurants to pay their employees more. Voicesofmontreybay.org: “We pay dishwashers $14 an hour ($3 above minimum wage) to offset (the shortage),” Fisher said. “To be honest, it’s the most integral position. If you can’t put food on a clean plate you have nothing to sell. And if the dishes pile up […]

Republicans pushing back vote to make Tax Cuts permanent

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Republicans are pushing back a vote that would make Trump’s Tax Plan permanent. CNBC: Republicans are pushing back plans to vote on a bill to make permanent the temporary provisions in the new tax law, CNBC has learned. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., who introduced legislation to extend individual tax cuts, said he had hoped for […]