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J.T. Young
J.T. Young served in the Department of Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget from 2001 to 2004 and as a Congressional staff member from 1987 to 2000.
by | Aug 5, 2021

Inflation is the Left’s regressive “tax” on America’s working class. Massive government spending and infusions of liquidity by the Federal Reserve have fueled sharp price hikes. Yet the Left wants these government policies to continue, even at the cost of…

by | Jul 26, 2021

America’s moderates are enabling the Left. They do so in an electoral sense by delivering the votes necessary for the minority Left to win. They do so in a psychological sense by cloaking the Left’s radical policies with a mask…

by | Jul 19, 2021

Inflation is just the Left’s latest assault on America’s working class. Over the last year, America’s Left surprisingly amassed their greatest power, and how they have used it is an even bigger surprise. Despite claiming to champion the working class,…

by | Jul 13, 2021

For a crash course in government’s negative impact, look at America’s COVID response. In COVID’s beginning, it deepened the economic downturn with lockdowns; now at COVID’s conclusion it is slowing recovery to full employment with high unemployment benefits. And if…

by | Jul 4, 2021

Dear Left: On Independence Day, please stay home. Give America one day of respite to celebrate what you have spent the other 364 days of the year denigrating. On our national holiday, there is no greater gift that you could…

by | Jun 14, 2021

By pursuing identity-group politics, liberals are provoking the attacks they claim to deplore. What the Left ignores in their drive to remake America’s definition of rights is that there are consequences from severing rights from individuals and attaching them to…

by | May 28, 2021

Corporations appear intent on making America choke on woke. Their stance seems counterintuitive. After all, Woke is the counterculture and historically nothing is more mainstream than corporate America. Yet corporations have a host of reasons — ranging from top-floor leadership…

by | May 23, 2021

The federal government went from lender of last resort to spender of last resort. The result has been questionable at best. COVID is being controlled, but the recovery is not. Increasingly it appears that massive government spending took place to…

by | May 13, 2021

The Left’s continued attack on Sen. Tim Scott goes beyond their normal visceral vituperation into fear and loathing. They fear Scott’s challenge to their designated version of reality. They loathe the apostasy of someone who rejects by his very existence…

by | May 4, 2021

COVID’s grip on America is relaxing, not so the Left’s. The Left seized COVID as an unprecedented statist opportunity to advance their agenda. Unsurprisingly, they now resist relinquishing it. Since the Left refuse to let go of America, America must…

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