Back to School: Education Savings Accounts

Back to School: Education Savings Accounts

Back-to-school pictures, complete with colorful signs and smiles, fill our Facebook feeds in late August and early September.  Even if you are not going back to school or filling the lunch box of someone who is, this time of year can evoke the hopefulness of new beginnings.  But not all children are going back to schools that are safe or…

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NAFTA Without Canada Would Be Trouble For Texas Exports

NAFTA Without Canada Would Be Trouble For Texas Exports

TEXAS STANDARD – APRIL 31, 2018 “Texas is the nation’s largest exporter….Texas exports $22.8 billion annually to Canada, so I think it would have a real impact on Texas companies,” McCullough says. McCullough says if the U.S. imposes tariffs on Canada, Canada would likely retaliate and that would reduce demand for Texas products. McCullough says it would be better for…

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NAFTA without Canada a bum deal for Texas

NAFTA without Canada a bum deal for Texas

SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS – AUGUST 31, 2018 Scuttling free trade with Canada would have a disproportionate impact on Texas. Texas is the nation’s top exporter and has a trade surplus with Canada. Texas exports about $22.8 billion of goods annually to Canada, its second-largest trade partner. The elimination of a free trade agreement with Canada would harm Texas consumers, who…

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Make Capitalism Cool Again

Make Capitalism Cool Again

A recent Gallup Poll found that for the first time in the polling company’s measurement over the past decade that Democrats now have a more positive image of socialism (57%) than they do of capitalism (47%). While their view of socialism hasn’t materially changed in the last decade, the recent drop in their view of capitalism has widened this gap.…

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Smart Cities – Big Brains or Big Brother? with guest Michael Hendrix

Smart Cities – Big Brains or Big Brother? with guest Michael Hendrix

On today’s show, we talk “smart cities” with Michael Hendrix. Formally the senior director for research at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Hendrix is now the director of state and local policy at the Manhattan Institute. His writings have appeared in, among others, National Review, City Journal, and National Affairs. Hendrix will be participating in the Smart Cities and…

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