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by Paul Bedard
The top paychecks of federal workers are set to grow again next year to a six-figure number that rivals the $174,000 salaries of America’s 535 House and Senate members.
Under a new federal order, salaries for most bureaucrats in the General Service will rise next year when the cap on top pay hits $164,000. Full Story....Here
President Trump in October said "perhaps no administration" had done more in its first nine months than his. That was before he succeeded in overhauling the decades-old tax code and repealing Obamacare's individual mandate.
Despite all the criticism Trump received during his first year in office for inflammatory tweets, West Wing feuds, controversial policies, and diplomatic stumbles, he will nevertheless enter year two with a laundry list of achievements. Full Story....Here
The Barron County Republican Party wishes everyone a very
"During this special time of year, we join those we love and cherish to pause and celebrate the traditions, joy, and hope of this magical holiday season. Whether you're reminiscing around the dinner table with family, enjoying the beauty of a fresh snowfall, or shopping for that perfect Christmas gift, may you be blessed with the company of family and friends as 2017 comes to a close." Governor Scott Walker
The economy is booming, the nation is en route to “energy dominance,” the Environmental Protection Agency’s war on coal is over, and that’s not all. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shared the big accomplishments the Trump administration achieved in 2017. Transcript and video....Here
by DAVID FRENCH
The Left’s rhetorical response to tax cuts represents a fundamental redefinition of private property.
I’m starting to think that all too many Democrats believe that private citizens and private corporations don’t actually own their private income or their private property.
Otherwise, how can we explain the Democratic insistence, repeated endlessly over the last 24 hours, that Republicans somehow are poised to execute a grand “heist” by cutting corporate and individual tax rates, granting an estimated 80.4 percent of taxpayers an average tax break of $2,140. Full Story....Here
By Tim Hains
President Trump delivered a statement at the White House Thursday where he touted his progress on deregulation, one of his top priorities. He also literally cut a strand of 'Red Tape' while standing next to several huge stacks of paper.
He said that in 2017, more than 22 times as many regulations were removed from the books as were added. Full Story....Here
By David Staats
The Democratic Party's remaining strength is in large urban areas. In the 2016 presidential election, the Democrats carried fewer than 500 counties, almost all of them urban, out of a total some 3,100 counties nationwide. The Democrats must hold onto this urban support, or the party will collapse.
Therefore, President Trump's announced intention to improve life in America's cities is an existential threat to the Democratic Party. If President Trump succeeds in bringing jobs, safety, education, and prosperity to America's inner cities, the Democrats would lose their last strongholds of support. Full Story....Here