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Mike Lee’s Plan for a Congress That Works for Main Street

Senator Mike Lee offers five suggestions for how Congress can move from being a dysfunctional body that works for Wall Street, K Street, and Pennsylvania Avenue, to being an effective, dynamic, deliberative body that works for Main Street.

The Weekly Standard, November 13, 2014
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    Obama vs. the Internet

    The best way for Americans to thwart President Obama’s ploy to give government far greater control over the internet is to have Congress exercise its power of the purse.

    Wall Street Journal, November 10, 2014
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    Clear Evidence on Disincentives to Work

    Empirical evidence supports what common sense suggests—that part of the reason for recent gains in employment has been House Republicans’ decision not to re-extend federal unemployment benefits.

    Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2014
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    There’s Nothing Neutral About Net Neutrality

    So-called net neutrality is “crony capitalism pure and simple—an effort by one group of private interests to enrich itself at the expense of another group by using the power of the state.”

    Inside Sources, September 23, 2014
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    Six Reasons to Panic

    The Obama administration’s response to the Ebola threat seems to be driven as much by its immigration ideology as by its concern for protecting Americans.

    The Weekly Standard, October 27, 2014
  • Disenfranchising the American Dream

    The franchising business model that has benefitted and empowered Main Street Americans for generations is at risk because of special interests and their government allies in Washington.

    National Review Online, October 7, 2014