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Under Biden, America will never be a global leader of industry

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Republicans passed a historic tax overhaul called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017. The reason? Our tax code hadn’t been updated since the 1980s, even though the way we lived and did business was totally different. As a result, we unleashed economic growth that put more money in people's pockets, provided greater opportunities, and brought poverty to record lows. Yet, President Joe Biden wants to...

Democratic tax hikes are coming

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The sad and despicable tactic being used by our government right now is to pay off the American people with their own tax dollars in order to pass whatever legislation they please. H.R. 1319, the $1.9 trillion “Pelosi Payoff,” used Oklahoma taxpayer dollars to fund political favors, essentially a Socialist-Democrat wish list, under the guise of COVID-19 relief. In reality, only 9% of H.R. 1319 was...

Juan was wrong, Trump will be remembered as one of the greats

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Earlier this week, I read an article from Juan Williams that said all President Trump will be remembered for is bungling the COVID-19 response. He couldn’t be more wrong. Members of cancel culture and the left-wing media do their best to promote “controversy”. They want to turn politics into a reality TV show to grow ratings and followers. This was most obvious in the media during President Trump’...

Hern: Time to cancel 'cancel culture'

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We live in a world where people are so worried about hearing something they disagree with that they cannot abide the existence of opposing views. It’s infiltrated our education systems, our friendships, our purchases, our careers, and more. I’m talking about "cancel culture". This phrase has been around a while, but recent months have seen an alarming increase in the trend to silence conservatives...

Capitalism pulled me out of poverty, why can’t AOC admit it saved her, too?

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It is well-documented that my colleague, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, worked in the service industry before running for Congress. It’s part of the reason why she gained so much traction with young people in her party. To be honest, I admire her ambition and think it should be applauded that she has found such success. It’s only possible in America. What’s less well-known is that she is far from the f...

What we learned from COVID: Telehealth is here to stay

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When the dust settles and COVID-19 is finally behind us, there are many aspects of this “new normal” that I will not miss, but there’s a lot that I hope sticks around, like valuable time at home with my family and creative ways to stay connected virtually. As a society, though, our most important lasting benefit will be the telehealth services that have rapidly expanded over the last five months. ...

Democrats hurt small business when they attack Big Tech

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Small businesses are under siege. First COVID-19 shut them down; then protesters and rioters shattered windows and mayors imposed curfews. Now, everyone is hoping we don’t have a second wave of COVID-19 while working to rebuild the economy. Businesses adapted almost overnight, adjusting to operate in the new normal. Digital technologies and platforms played a key role for many small businesses. Te...

Holding China accountable for attempted coverup of coronavirus

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Looking back on all the pain, frustration, and hardship of the last several months, there’s one thing that sticks out to me: it didn’t have to be this bad. We are more than capable of containing a virus if we catch it early. In fact, world leaders built an infrastructure for that exact situation over 70 years ago. Yet, months after coronavirus cases appeared in China, the World Health Organization...

Coronavirus is Democrats' latest excuse to attack the Second Amendment

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The Second Amendment declares that “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” For nearly 250 years, these words have held up. Despite numerous wars, changing cultures and economies, our Second Amendment has remained strong. The directive “shall not be infringed” is powerful; there are no footnotes, exceptions, or clarifications — not even for coronavirus. Like many Ok...

Democrats are sounding like the boy who cried wolf with constant calls for impeachment

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On the day of the impeachment vote, I stood on the House floor and said I was ashamed of how low our historic chamber has fallen. Today, after the dust has settled, I’m just as disappointed that Democrats have chosen to spend most of the 116th Congress engaging in political posturing rather than enacting prudent policy. We, as the legislative branch of the United States, have a sacred responsibili...