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Must Reads For The Week 4/1/17

April 1, 2017

Trump Threatens To Fight Freedom Caucus In 2018, Freedom Caucus Isn’t Intimidated, theblaze.com. Trump blames the freedom caucus for the defeat of the “Repeal and Replace” bill. He doesn’t understand the members of the freedom caucus are for getting government out of our lives. They understand government central planning can’t work if the goal is to lower healthcare prices. Government central planning transfers power from the individual to politicians and bureaucrats. These guys won’t be intimidated. Most of them had to fight the Republican establishment to win their seats in congress. People are mistaken if they think the Republican establishment wants to shrink the power of government.

Obamacare Explosion Could Happen On May 22nd, Here’s Why, at zerohedge.com. The Republicans won a law suit to stop tax funded healthcare subsidies in 2014.The Obama administration filed an appeal. The Trump administration has to decide whether to continue the appeal. If they decide to stop the appeal it will raise healthcare premiums because the subsidies will disappear. This is a good thing because it will allow economic reality to run its course.

Schools Ready To To Ditch Michelle Obama’s Awful Er’ Healthy Lunches, at tammybruce.com. I hope we keep getting rid of government regulations forced on us by central planning busybodies. Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Doesn’t Work As Planners Planned.

Your Pension Will Be At The Center Of America’s Next Financial Crisis, at zerohedge.com. Government and union pension plans are underfunded. They will not be able to fulfill the promises they made.

Six Graphs That Reveal Big Problems For Student and Auto Loans, by Jonathan Newman, at mises.org. People are over leveraged. They aren’t going to be able to pay back their loan obligations. Easy credit doesn’t stimulate the economy. It creates debt serfs. It misallocates scarce resources to areas of production that can’t be sustained. It allows the financial system to skim wealth from the middle class.

The Problem With Paid Parental Leave, Xiong Yue, at mises.org. What will happen when the cost of employing a worker doesn’t cover what they produce? The labor will go away. Just like minimum wage increases. Central planners create unintended consequences.

Trump Thinks Your Car’s Gas Mileage Is….Your Business, at zerohedge.com. EPA standards for gas mileage are going to decrease under Trump. Central planners shouldn’t make these decisions. Allow consumers and producers to make these decisions.

The Real Reason Leftwing Groups Are Freaked Out By Trumps EPA Pick, at theresurgent.com. Environmental groups have been receiving money from corporations who have been strong armed by the EPA. The EPA fines Corporations for EPA violations. The EPA tells these corporations if they ‘donate’ a lesser amount to environmental groups, they will not have to pay the full amount of the fine. Government agencies aren’t political are they?

House Committee Passed Bill To ‘Audit The Fed’, at zerohedge.com. This won’t get enough support to be passed. But we need to keep putting it out there so people might get educated on the Fed.

How The Left Learned To Love States’ Rights, by Andrew Syrios, at mises.org. Finally the left agrees that the federal government has too much power. Blue State California Actually Agrees With Red State Texas: The Federal Government Has Too Much Power!

CARTOONS from theburningplatform.com. More here.

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