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Aug 28 2013
IMMIGRATION IS DIFFERENT. For 20 years, Republicans have come together to oppose higher taxes. Paul Ryan’s budget won the votes of all but two Republican members of Congress. Tort reform, deregulation, property rights, school choice, religious liberty, and even free trade unite almost everyone in the GOP.Grover Norquist
May 03 2020
Deregulation has been the most effective tool in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. As of this writing at least 350 regulations at the national and state level have been waived to help fight COVID-19.
Regulations can make things worse. A well-named regulation can do great damage. Regulations sometimes do the opposite of what was promised or hoped for.
The recent TrumpGrover Norquist
Feb 18 2020
Topline: Democratic 2020 hopeful Mike Bloomberg released extensive financial policy plans that would reverse Trump’s deregulation of Wall St, and which echo plans of his progressive rivals including Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).
The proposals, first reported by the New York Times, are more progressive than Bloomberg’s previous stances and come as heForbes
Oct 08 2012
Cato's entitlement research demonstrates that consumers are better off when they, and not the government, are in charge of how their money is spent. This applies to health care, Social Security, and other areas where the government currently controls the dispersal of our tax dollars. In particular, Cato has been a longtime advocate of deregulating the health care industry, so that consumersCato Institute
Dec 29 2015
Does media policy impact the rising political polarization in the United States? The US Congress passed The Telecommunications Act of 1996 that comprehensively overhauled US media policy for the first time since 1934, resulting in relaxed ownership regulations intended to spur competition between cable and telephone telecommunications systems. This deregulation allowed for more televisionOxford University Press
Jul 30 2022
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 29 (Reuters) - As President Jair Bolsonaro has aggressively sought to boost gun ownership in Brazil, documents obtained by Reuters reveal one key source of resistance to his agenda: his own federal police.
Nearly two decades after Brazil passed a landmark firearms control law, Bolsonaro has used dozens of executive orders to weaken such restrictions, turning theReuters
Mar 17 2021
And how Biden created a crisis by throwing it all away.
In a few months, if it hasn’t already, President Trump’s legacy at the border is going to look much better even to skeptical observers.
As the Biden administration unwinds Trump policies, and a new migrant crisis builds, it is becoming increasingly clear that the Trump team arrived at an approach that, after fits and startsRich Lowry
May 16 2016
Hillary Clinton has said in a speech that her husband and the ex-President, Bill Clinton, will have a job revitalising the American economy. Which is an interesting thought really, for it certainly would be both fun and interesting if we could have a rerun of the growth of the 1990s. Far more interesting than that would be what economic policy might be if and when Bill was put in charge ofForbes
Aug 07 2020
Days after entering office, President Donald Trump made a promise: He would eliminate two rules for every one signed into existence.
Since then, he has sought to make good on that pledge and more – touting his reversal of a “regulatory assault” on the economy at a White House event on July 16, saying, “The American people know best how to run their own lives.”
Although manyChristian Science Monitor
Jan 20 2021
President-elect Joe Biden on his first day in office will take a range of executive actions, including implementing a national mask mandate on federal property, revoking a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline and reversing a travel ban from several largely Muslim and African countries, officials said.
Coming after Mr. Biden is inaugurated as the 46th president in a midday ceremony,Wall Street Journal (News)