A Tax Reform Plan Purpose-Built for Economic Growth

House Republicans have unveiled their long-anticipated tax reform and reduction bill, and it was worth the wait. The bill is stuffed with commonsense changes designed to lower income tax rates by sweeping out economy-distorting deductions, credits and loopholes that has slowly eroded the tax code over the last decades. Overall, the 429-page bill, dubbed the…
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Prisons, Like the Government, Have Grown Too Big

While the spotlight continues to shine bright on the race to the White House, another race—the push for a criminal justice reform bill—is slinking beneath the radar. RealClearPolitics’ James Arkin reports: For more than a year, there has been growing momentum on both sides of the aisle, inside and outside of Congress, for restructuring federal…
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Tax Day Was Awful, And It’s On Track to Get Worse

Most people absolutely dread April 15. Not only is it an utter hassle to figure out an increasingly complex tax code, it’s a painful reminder of how big the federal government has become. There’s also a decreasing belief among Americans that the amount they pay in income taxes is fair. Gallup writes: “The slight increase…
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