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“Republicans need to talk about fiscal issues and be serious about them”

Jonathan Bydlak was interviewed yesterday by MSN News reporter Eli Epstein regarding Karl Rove’s new Super PAC. Some excerpts below: Specifically, Bydlak criticized Rove and said that by favoring establishment Republicans over grassroots favorites, his new super PAC was missing the real issue: the economy. Bydlak cites two polls to explain why he feels reductions in […] Read More >>

Real Clear Policy: Remember Milton Friedman: Spending Is Taxing

Coalition President Jonathan Bydlak and board member Corie Whalen have a new op-ed out today in Real Clear Politics. It highlights Milton Friedman’s warnings that increases in spending ultimately result in higher taxes. Here’s a link to the article. The full text is below. Read More >>

What happens when government spending leads economic growth?

According to new research by the Mercatus Center’s Veronique de Rugy and Keith Hall, the entire increase from the second quarter’s economic growth to the third quarter’s growth can be explained by increased government spending. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the economy grew by a modest 2 percent in the third quarter of […] Read More >>

Europe’s Debt: America’s Crisis

In this week’s foreign policy debate, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney barely mentioned Europe and the fiscal crisis happening there. While the candidates mentioned Poland, neither uttered a word about Greece or Spain, where governments are being forced to reduce spending, raise retirement ages, and do other uncomfortable things to be able to pay the […] Read More >>