Category Archives: Business

Federal control of State finances?

OK Attorney General Mike Hunter

Attorney General Mike Hunter Tuesday sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen asking her to clarify whether the last-minute provision added to the latest coronavirus stimulus package strips state legislatures of their authority to provide further economic relief to their citizens by reducing state tax rates, or risk paying back federal aid.

The letter, signed by 21 attorneys general, says if the intent was to deny states the ability to cut taxes in any manner whatsoever, the act would likely constitute the greatest attempted invasion of state sovereignty by Congress in the history of the Republic.

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How to end the lure of Socialism

The fascination many young people have with socialism represents an understandable misunderstanding of injustice and its remedies. How can we stem the tide of socialism’s popularity with young people?

Not that long ago, young people cheered this era’s greatest champion of liberty, Dr. Ron Paul, and his ideas of no income tax and an end to foreign wars. Thousands of young people on college campuses found liberty, not collectivism, exhilarating, and they shouted “End the Fed.” But this political season, the complete socialization of medical care, “Medicare for All,” is perhaps the most effective tool used by demagogues to lure the support of the young. Is it possible to draw young people away from these chilling ideas, and lead them to embrace liberty?

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Feds charge former Tulsa spa owner

Elisa Kaye Sanders, photo from YouTube.com

TULSA, Okla. – A woman who operated a Tulsa spa was indicted on charges related to the use of prescription drugs purchased from unauthorized sources from November 2012 to April 2018, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores Friday. A federal grand jury returned the indictment charging Elisa Kaye Sanders, 60, of Tulsa, with two counts of mail fraud and 13 counts of wire fraud.

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