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WSJ-Biden Is Transformational, and Not in a Good Way

His regulatory barrage and failed Progressive-era policies imperil economic exceptionalism in the U.S. By Phil Gramm and Pat Toomey April 24, 2023 1:14 pm ET From Wall Street to Silicon Valley, from the Permian Basin to the Chicago Loop, an iron net of regulation has descended across the American economy. Churchill’s metaphor conveys...
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WSJ-The Global Minimum Tax Shakedown

Biden is holding Congress hostage: Impose the levy, or see foreign nations seize American profit anyway. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon April 6, 2023 6:34 pm ET The Biden administration wants to make the world safer for tax increases. That’s the message the White House has sent by enjoining the Organization for...
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WSJ-The Reagan Revolution Was Built on Compromise

Some GOP lawmakers have forgotten that politics is about what’s possible, not what’s perfect. By Phil Gramm Feb. 22, 2023 4:54 pm ET Nowhere have Republicans done themselves more harm than in debasing the GOP’s brand as the party of fiscal responsibility, less government and more freedom. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s effort...
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WSJ-The SEC Seeks to Supplant the Market

Its mandate doesn’t include telling CEOs how to run their companies and investors how to invest. By Phil Gramm and Hester Peirce Jan. 19, 2023 3:16 pm ET When the financial crisis ended in the summer of 2009, economic prognosticators were virtually unanimous in predicting a strong, sustained recovery. But Obama-era regulatory policy...
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WSJ-Upward Mobility Is Alive and Well in America

Studies show the vast majority of adults have higher income than their parents did. By Phil Gramm and John Early Jan. 6, 2023 1:20 pm ET Is the American Dream in peril? Collectivists say yes and point to rising inequality of income. But they don’t understand the question. A commitment to equality of...
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WSJ-The Republican House Can Restrain Spending

The slender majority is the only sentry at the gate. Lawmakers have a duty to protect America’s fisc. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon Dec. 7, 2022 12:20 pm ET After a disappointing election, a slim House Republican majority will be the only sentry at the gate holding back an administration and Senate...
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WSJ-Hispanics Like What the GOP Is Selling

The message of work and opportunity appeals to this disproportionately middle-class minority. By Phil Gramm and John Early Oct. 19, 2022 6:14 pm ET Hispanics are one of the fastest growing census demographics in America, and their realignment away from the Democratic Party is a political earthquake in the making. If polls are...
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