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Oct 29, 2014

Founder of Paypal Agrees, Bad Government is the Problem


For a long time, we’ve argued that our government is stuck in the 20th century, but Peter Thiel—founder of Paypal and early investor in Facebook—thinks it’s even worse than that.

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Oct 29, 2014

President Obama Should Repudiate Derogatory Remarks About Prime Minister Netanyahu


I am profoundly concerned about reports that senior Administration officials are attacking the character of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, America’s closest ally in the Middle East.

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Oct 28, 2014

Government Competence: Keeping the EPA Committed to Science


Our government needs to be more limited, accountable, and competent, and bills like the Secret Science Reform Act will help do just that.

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Oct 23, 2014

Government Competence


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America doesn’t need a big government. It doesn’t need risky projects and fundamental transformations. What we need is simply a government that works.

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Oct 23, 2014

#KillingFreeSpeech


Most Americans would agree that the federal government should not encroach on free speech or play any role in determining what classifies as “social pollution” and “political smears."

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Oct 22, 2014

McCarthy lays out agenda for next Congress


In a memo sent to House Republicans Wednesday, McCarthy said that “restoring competence in government” will be a major focus of the GOP in the 114th Congress, which begins in January. “The inability of the government to accomplish its most basic tasks has eroded the public’s trust in government, as polls have repeatedly shown,” McCarthy said.

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Oct 22, 2014

Leader McCarthy Statement Regarding Negotiations with Iran


Recent reports have suggested the Obama Administration believes it can negotiate a deal with Iran and provide significant sanctions relief to the Iranian regime without Congressional support. This Administration has a long record of ignoring and threatening to ignore Congress.

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Oct 21, 2014

Paid to Stay Home


Tens of thousands of government employees have been kept on paid leave for anywhere from a month to several years. That's not smart government.

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Oct 14, 2014

Bakersfield Observed: Leader McCarthy: While the world focuses on the Ebola virus, the Central Valley continues to battle Valley Fever


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Progress towards curing Valley Fever was largely off the radar no more than four years ago. Today we have reason to be optimistic that our neighbors who are suffering from this disease could soon find relief.

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Oct 10, 2014

Even Yosemite Can’t Please the EPA


Time and again the EPA attempts to further its regulatory agenda and expand its power. It did so with its proposed rules on navigable waterways, and it is doing so again in its latest smog and ozone regulations that are so stringent even national parks might not be up to snuff. The latest regulations would…