Erich Reimer

Erich Reimer is an American entrepreneur and conservative commentator. He has worked in government regulation as well as private industry, and holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor’s from the University of Pennsylvania. His can be followed on Twitter at @ErichReimer.

After SALT Rollback, The Left Wants New Federal Subsidies

 

Among the many pro-growth and pro-middle-class aspects of the recent tax reform bill, Congress took the bold and needed step of curtailing the State and Local Tax Deduction (SALT). The cap is now at $10,000, significantly reducing this provision that long distorted municipal fiscal policy by incentivizing states and localities to raise their taxes sky-high […]

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How Congress Can Support the Wireless Services of the 21st Century

 

The net neutrality debate that has been roiling our public discourse the past few months has suddenly attracted a lot of public interest in the infrastructure of the Internet. Despite the overwhelming majority of Americans utilizing the Internet in some way nearly every day, not to mention other broadcast services such as radio and television, […]

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SpaceX Sending People to Space Next Year with an Engine That Just Exploded?

 

Aeronautical technology is in the midst of rapidly taking off with enormous potential economic and societal benefits. Thanks to significant advancements in the technology in recent years as well as a renewed interest across the nation and world in pushing space exploration, such as the Trump Administration announcing in late September that it was bringing […]

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Congressional Republicans Should Support Entrepreneurs and Risk-Taking in Tax Reform Bill

 

House Republicans are fast-tracking tax reform and the newest iterations by the Chairman of the tax-writing Committee, Rep. Kevin Brady, (R-Texas) correctly protects the carried interest tax provision, an extremely important financial mechanism for supporting growth and innovation as well as long a boogeyman of left-wing redistributionists. Mr. Brady has proposed the addition of a […]

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One Year After Trump’s Victory, Remembering How We Shook The World

 

I still remember distinctly the feeling of awe as the election results rolled in on the evening of November 8th. The mood at the Republican watch party I was at in Virginia started off solemn and damper. Despite the long and hard campaign we fought for President Donald Trump and our down-ticket candidates, we all […]

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Repealing the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule a Win for American Consumers

 

This afternoon President Trump is expected to sign a bill passed by Congress, with Vice-President Michael Pence as the deciding vote, that overrules a July 2017 regulation created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to forbid mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts relating to financial services products. Despite outcry from some on the left, ranging from […]

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ITC Might Soon Give President Trump Opportunity to Stop Trade Abuses

 

Last Friday President Trump spoke to the National Association of Manufacturers, proclaiming how his newly-unveiled tax reform plan will restore American industry, bring jobs back to American workers, and end the “era of economic surrender.” President Trump appears to be continuing to attempt to deliver on his oft-repeated campaign promise to rebuild our country’s industrial […]

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Stopping Federal Overreach into Online Gambling

 

Any resident of the DC-area has undoubtedly seen from afar or been in the new billion-dollar MGM National Harbor Casino. When I see it, I am reminded of how it was only a few decades ago that an overlapping array of state and federal laws essentially restricted gambling to just New Jersey’s Atlantic City on […]

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70-Years After CIA’s Founding, Thanking Our Intelligence Community

 

This past week the 70th anniversary of the CIA passed without much fanfare, strikingly in-line with the clandestine nature of the agency. However at a time when our intelligence community is facing increasing public scrutiny, distrust, and even hostility, it is worth reflecting on the essential role the CIA has played and still is doing […]

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No Way Tax Reform Should Include an Advertising Tax

 

Free speech in America has been under significant attack over the past few years, whether it be rioters trying to silence speakers on college campuses they don’t agree with or boycott campaigns against companies that engage in political speech, to name a few of the many and ever-frequent examples. That is why a recent proposal […]

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