Government

Campfires, S’mores and the U.S. Sugar Program

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(Chuck Muth) – James Bovard has an interesting new column in Barron’s this week titled, “Farmers Should Farm for a Living: And politicians should stop dishing out the pork.”  Hard to argue with the premise – until you look at the facts, details and reality. In the op-ed, Bovard is critical …

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HILLARY’S DONE… AND SHE KNOWS IT.

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(Wayne Allyn Root) It’s remarkable how biased the mainstream media is against Donald Trump. If you listen to the media, all his polls look horrible and his odds of winning are remote. According to the biased liberal media, Team Trump should be in panic mode. Really? In reality it’s Hillary …

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Sugar Reforms that Would Actually Give Americans a True “Sweet Deal”

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(Chuck Muth) – Big Candy’s propaganda machine needs a serious overhaul.  It’s starting to resemble “Baghdad Bob” in its refusal to accept reality and its continuation of reporting “facts” that just aren’t so. In an op-ed published by The Hill this week, David Williams of the Taxpayers Protection Alliance trotted out …

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Clinton Tax Returns Show Death Tax Hypocrisy

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  (Alexander Hendrie, ATR) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hillary Clinton has always pushed for a steep Death Tax on the American people. But when it comes to her own finances, it is a different story. Clinton’s newly released tax returns show she still uses tax avoidance strategies to shield her Death Tax …

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Hawaii: A Case Study on How to Kill the U.S. Sugar Industry

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(Chuck Muth, President, Citizen Outreach) – Audrey McAvoy of the Associated Press had a very informative article earlier this year, “Why Hawaii’s sugar plantations disappeared after decades of powering the local economy,” that’s quite instructive for those in Congress who are pushing to eliminate the current U.S. sugar program. McAvoy explains …

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Here’s Why Bi-Partisan Support for U.S. Sugar Program Must Continue

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By Chuck Muth, President, Citizen Outreach A new study released this week by Antoine Meriot of Sugar Expertise, LLC exposes the sugar market manipulation shenanigans by India’s government and further demonstrates the necessity of keeping the current U.S. sugar policy of relatively minor import quotas and tariffs in place. As …

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Heck’s Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Bill Signed Into Law

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(Greg Lemon, Heck.house.gov) Legislation introduced by Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) called the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act (H.R. 1816) was signed into law Friday as part of H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act. The House passed the bill by a vote of 427-0 in February and the Senate …

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Mainstream Media Either Acting Like Children or ARE Children Which Is Why They Have Been So Wrong This Year

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(From The Publisher, PennyPress) To listen to the mainstream media, you would think that Donald Trump is a zombie who inexplicably took over the Republican Party by bodysnatching and, of course, has no chance of ever seeing the inside of the White House—even on a tour. After a year and …

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Trump (Sorta) Points to U.S. Sugar Program as Ideal Trade Model

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(Chuck Muth) – U.S. sugar policy had a major role in Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week, though not explicitly. In talking about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, Trump said… “I pledge to never sign any trade agreement that hurts our workers, …

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Why Does Senator Cassidy Hate Affordable Contacts?

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(Jack Inglewood | Western Journalism) – 2003 was a year of revolutionary change in the contact lens industry. Since the Republican-controlled Congress enacted the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumer Act, consumers have enjoyed the freedom to choose their own contact lens supplier and shop for the best prices available. This overhaul …

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