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25th Anniversary of First Federal Entitlement Repeal

View as PDF Saturday marked the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage and Repeal Act of 1989, the first time a major federal entitlement was repealed. Victory seemed unobtainable for...

F-Rated Fiscal Records for Eight U.S. Governors

Contact: Jared Labell (773) 766-4947 (312) 427-5128 View as PDF The Cato Institute released its 12th biennial fiscal report card earlier this month regarding the budget records of America’s governors from January 2012–August...

Liar, Liar Dick on Fire!

Illinois Senator Richard “Dick” Durbin is not only a habitual liar, but most of the time he gets away with it, according to, the media network focusing on news, politics, and entertainment.

In its February 11, 2014 article, “Senator Dick Durbin Lies With Impunity,” Warner Todd Huston wrote, “Senator Dick Durbin is at it again, lying through his teeth….”

Tax Freedom Day Comes Late For Illinois – The 7th Highest Tax State

The non-partisan Tax Foundation in Washington, DC, just released its annual calculations for its Tax Freedom Day (TFD), and the news is not good.

Tax Freedom Day is the day when US taxpayers have earned enough money to pay their total tax bill for the year. After that day, the money is the taxpayers’ to keep.