3 results for tag: big government


The Cost of Big Government

If you work for a living, odds are you’ve looked at your paycheck at the end of the month and been annoyed at how much of your money the federal government takes. And as more time passes, it seems like big government continues to take more and more of your hard earned money. Under President Trump, for the first time in a long time, this seemed to change. The Trump Tax Cuts were a breath of fresh air, after 8 years of Barack Obama’s big government policies. But, as 2020 looms, Democrats are poised to institute even larger big government policies, if they win the Presidency. And despite their grandiose promises, one thing is clear, the Democrat...

The Federal Government Paid Deceased Recipients $11.6M

The government is wasting your tax dollars again, shocking right? Well, unless you’ve been living under a rock your whole life, this is nothing new. The Government insists that they can use the massive tax burden they place on you efficiently, and nine times out of ten, they can’t. The government wastes your taxpayer dollars faster than you could ever spend them, yet they are entrusted with your hard earned money. So this should come as no surprised, when we tell you, once again, the government is wasting your money. According to a report from the Inspector General: [The Social Security Administration] issued approximately $11.6 million in ...

Federal lawmakers shouldn’t impose arbitrary minimum-wage standards

Minimum-wage standards have long been a polarizing topic in political debates, with conservatives and liberals often pigeonholed into their separate camps on the issue. But it’s more complicated than that. Some Democrats on Capitol Hill are stumping for an arbitrary increase to the federal-minimum wage. More reasonable people, however, know that what works in one state doesn’t always work in another. As attorney and former Labor Department administrator Tammy McCutchen recently testified before a House committee, labor laws cannot and should not be one-size-fits-all and, rather than blanket the entire U.S., should fit every individual state. ...