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The Lady To Continue Donald Trump’s War On Regs.

June 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Trump has proven adept at taming the regulatory state. One of his early executive orders directed the bureaucracy to eliminate three regulations for every new one put on the books. That has succeeded beyond everyone’s wildest dreams, with 22 regulations going into the shredder for every new entry in the Federal Register. President […]

Congress Needs To Stand Behind Small Businesses.

June 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) A few weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of the Supreme Court’s upcoming decision in the Wayfair vs. South Dakota case. Last week, the Court sided with South Dakota in a narrow ruling to overturn their own precedent (Quill vs. North Dakota) that states cannot force businesses to collect and remit sales taxes […]

Donald Trump Can Correct Ronald Reagan’s Most Tragic Mistake.

June 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Ronald Reagan appointed Justice Anthony Kennedy to the U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 11, 1987. In his nominating speech President Reagan described the U.S. Circuit Judge Kennedy as “a true conservative – one who believes that our constitutional system is one of enumerated power – that it is we, the people, who have granted […]

Black Mothers Are Dying. We Can Stop It.

June 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Black mothers are dying and it’s time to do something about it. Every year, more than 700 American mothers lose their lives to pregnancy or birth-related complications. Some medical professionals estimate that at least half, if not more, of these deaths are entirely preventable. While the deaths of 700-plus American mothers should shock us […]

Reform The “Community Reinvestment Act”, But Do Know Discrimination Exist Still.

June 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) When the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) was enacted in 1977, urban disinvestment, redlining and blockbusting were widespread across the country. Credit was also tight in rural communities where the mortgage needs of rural residents were mostly served by smaller banks. In both types of communities, little oversight paid attention to fair lending. For communities […]

Donald Trump’s Clarifying Effect.

June 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Witnessing the political left’s increasing irrationality and aggressiveness is, in the obvious sense, discouraging, but on the bright side, it’s immensely clarifying. People with selective memories may be unaware, but the left’s extremism and fascism are nothing new. Donald Trump is not the root cause of its angst, nor is he the first Republican […]

Let’s Embrace The Constitution Again.

June 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the U.S. Supreme Court is about to bring a 60-year battle to a head. For decades the country has witnessed a fight between those who believe the Constitution speaks for itself and others who believe it says whatever the judges think it says, or even should say. […]

Justice Anthony Kennedy Dark Legacy.

June 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) To read the reaction to the news of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement you would think something terrible has happened. It’s quite the contrary. The Economist said those who wanted the Supreme Court “to float above America’s partisan divide reacted with….dismay. The news website VOX said Kennedy was “one of the most powerful people in […]

On the Job: Do You Know Your Rights Where Work Accidents are Concerned?

June 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Workplace accidents are more common that they should be. The International Labour Organization reports that more than 374 million non-fatal accidents happen on the job each year. Even more concerning, more than 2.78 million people die as a result of occupational accidents or work-related diseases each year. Accidents at work are defined as “discrete […]

The Right Way to Go About Overcoming an Addiction.

June 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) When you’re deep in the depths of an addiction, all you really want to do is find your way out of the situation. That desire to escape doesn’t really match up with most addicts’ ability to act in positive ways. You have to find the right way to go about overcoming your addiction if […]

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