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No Free Corn

The following was recently seen on the Idaho Business Alliance website: by Steve Washam based on a telling by George Gordon Some years ago, about 1900, an old trapper from North Dakota hitchedup some horses to his Studebaker wagon, packed a few possessions–especially his traps–and drove south. Several weeks later he stopped in a small town […]

Thank You Senators… (Or Not!)

The following ads are being released the morning of February 27th in light of the Idaho Senate’s passing of SB1042 to create a State Insurance Exchange.  The bill is due in the House this week. You can play each of the ads by clicking on the filename below. For the Treasure Valley: For North Idaho […]

Heritage Foundation Reveals US Double Jeopardy

In its 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, the Heritage Foundation analysts and economists spoke to the current double jeopardy facing the US Economy:  The increase in the debt to GDP ratio, and the resulting restriction of economic freedom in enterprise. The permanent increase in the ratio of public debt to GDP…is prima facie evidence of policy failure. […]

Statewide Poll Finds Widespread Opposition To Insurance Exchange & Expansion of Medicaid

Idahoans remain strongly opposed to Obamacare and want the governor and Legislature to reject its big government ideas, including the expansion of Medicaid and creation of a state health insurance exchange. That’s according to the results of a new statewide public opinion study commissioned by three prominent Idaho organizations – the Free Enterprise PAC, Idaho […]

Ronald Reagan on Free Enterprise

The following is reprinted from a more comprehensive blog post at the Lord Acton Power Institute Blog.

Idaho’s Piece of the Pie

According to the US Chamber of Commerce, there were over 7 million jobs lost in the downturn of the economy over the last two years. As a forecast to the future, they have issued a “20 Million Job Challenge”, urging politicians to create the less restrictive (less government, more freedom) environment needed to replace these 7 million lost, while adding the approximately 13 million more that will be needed as America grows over the next decade.

US Chamber Free Enterprise Survey

Americans agree that we should rely on free enterprise more than government to restore prosperity. They see a government role in stimulating the economy as short term, and many believe that the government does too much that should be left to the private sector.