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A market economy is inherently a free economy. Although “capitalism” can have a negative connotation in our society, it is the very thing that has made America the success it is today. When the ability to freely trade goods and services is diminished—or eliminated—initiative, ingenuity, and invention are stifled.

Dear Governor Northam, It’s time to open the state for business

As the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Virginia near 15,000, Governor Northam has doubled down on his restrictions to keep businesses closed. He most recently said he will not consider reopening until more testing can be done and we see a 14-day downward trend in cases.   When making the case to reopen Virginia,...

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Ryan Helfenbein: Re-Opening the Economy is Not Partisan; It’s Necessary

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently stated that “a crisis tends to strip away façades and reveal who we are and what we believe.   “At best, we become stronger as communities and a nation; at worst, we slip into fear and oppression.”   The new information concerning coronavirus is revealing more and more about...

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Ryan Fournier: Unmasking blind faith

All across the country, the COVID-19 crisis has, in many ways, exposed mini-tyrants at various levels of government. From Michigan Governor Whitmer and California Gavin Newsom all the way to the Greenville, Mississippi mayor who had churchgoers fined $500 for sitting in their cars in the parking lot. Both husband and wife ticketed while sitting...

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Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ solution to fix America: Don’t go back to work

Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (affectionately known as AOC) is no stranger to public scrutiny. A previous supporter of the failed Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, AOC has redefined what it means to be an ignorant politician. She exclaimed that the world will end by 2031 unless we implement her Green New Deal. And she baselessly claimed...

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Trump following the Founding Fathers on Trade Policy

Trump’s America First trade policy actual marks the beginning of return to the principles of the Founding Fathers which made the nation the greatest economic power in world history. American trade policy in the Post-Cold War era has been grounded in a larger embrace of globalism by the establishments of both political parties.  The modern...

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Charlie Kirk: Should Christians go back to work?

What would Jesus do?  This is often the most basic moral question that has been posed by countless Christians, but it generally has led to wrong theological and ethical conclusions. In short, Christ had a work to do in the Gospels that we could not do and the cup from which he drank, that we...

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Trump is right: It’s time to reopen the economy

The coronavirus brought the United States economy to an abrupt halt, and President Trump has urgently signaled his desire to reopen the economy and get the American workers back on their feet. Originally, Trump said he wanted to reopen by Easter, but this did not come to pass, as growing concerns for safety continued to...

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Trump was right about failures of globalism

The coronavirus outbreak is proving President Trump right about the dangers of globalism. We simply cannot afford to be overly reliant on China.   After decades of rapid economic expansion enabled largely by one-sided concessions from establishment politicians in the U.S., China has become an undisputed leader in global manufacturing, producing around $4.6 trillion in...

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David Brat: Economic damage of Coronavirus is also exponential

Originally published on Breitbart on April 8, 2020:   In the next few weeks, President Trump will have to make a choice like that of King Solomon. The president has two train engines heading at the American people, and both are full of bad news. There is no good choice — just less bad. One...

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Can you really save American lives by destroying the American economy?

Rahm Emanuel once famously stated, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” As of today, the total US cases of the coronavirus exceeds 79,000 with total number of deaths over 1,100. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has lost over 25% of its value from its mid-February zenith of nearly 30,000 points. March 9th,...

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