August 11, 2015

Over at The Atlantic, Ronald Brownstein notes that the states with the fastest growing populations of under 20 year olds are the ones are the ones that tend to leave their children in worse shape, compared to the states Continue reading

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August 4, 2015

Last week, we told you about Senate Bill 1881, which would have prohibited federal funds from flowing to Planned Parenthood. Monday evening, Senate Democrats decided to filibuster a motion to open debate on the bill, and that motion ended up Continue reading

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August 1, 2015

July 30, 2015 marked the fiftieth anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson signing Medicare and Medicaid into law. They were the crowning achievements to LBJ’s Great Society programs designed to eliminate poverty, improve education, and ameliorate racial injustice. House Budget Committee Continue reading

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July 30, 2015

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They’re Back! Like a horror film sequel, Georgia property owners this year are seeing a return of spiraling property tax reassessments leading to staggering back door tax increases by local governments. It is time to put an end to this Continue reading

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July 21, 2015

NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto showed us an entirely new world this week. And it did it for less than you might think.

The whole mission cost about $700 million. That’s about $46.7 million per year for the Continue reading

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July 20, 2015

spending1105_imageThis week’s Courier Herald column:

On July 1st, many new Georgia laws went into effect. Chief among them was the implementation of Georgia’s “Transportation Funding Act of 2015”. Additional tax dollars are now being collected to get the 4th fastest Continue reading

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July 8, 2015

So, is this just part of “sharing the pain” of budget realities, or the continuation of a President and his party that see the Federal Government with a primary responsibility to focus on social programs and wealth re-distribution instead of Continue reading

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