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Cut GA Taxes, Have Government Pay You! – By Joel Aaron Foster

What if I could show you that Georgia taxpayers could cut our income tax rate, cut our cost of living overall, raise our quality of life and bring more jobs and prosperity to Georgia simply by making a few bold moves to simplify our taxes? On Tax Day, individuals and families are familiar with the [...]

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AFP GA Weekly Newsletter – May 23rd-May 31st, 2014

May 23, 2014

Read full newsletter online HERE. The Export-Import Bank is corporate welfare – just another way for the government to pick winners and losers in the economy. It puts taxpayers on the hook for risky corporate loans to foreign borrowers. And this year, we have a chance to shut it down! Take Action (click button below) [...]

An Event Without A Stage – By Joel Aaron Foster

May 22, 2014 J

Imagine an event without a stage, a broadcast without a broadcaster, an audience without observers. Impossible? Not only is it possible, it’s probable and AFP Georgia is doing exactly this with the launch of the AFP Georgia Issues Hub. It’s an event to re-define the very nature of communication in an event setting – an [...]

Terminate The Export-Import Bank

May 22, 2014 J,

The Export-Import bank is the official credit agency of the United States and is up for reauthorization in September 2014. It subsidizes loans and guarantees to foreign companies to encourage them to buy American exports, which is exactly the kind of government meddling in the economy that free-market advocates should forcefully reject.   The Export-Import [...]

Time To Restructure Testing – By Kelly McCutchen

May 22, 2014 J

Across Georgia, tension is in the air as 1.6 million students endure the annual ritual of end-of-year testing. Nervous students, parents and teachers feel the pressure: The efforts of an entire year hinge upon the performance at this one point in time. Without a doubt, testing has a vital and necessary role in education. Why [...]

Braves Deal Is A Wild Pitch – By Lance Lamberton

May 22, 2014 J

Most people believe that some taxation is necessary to pay for the necessary functions of government. Therein lies the rub: what are those functions? Is it to help pay for a new baseball stadium which exists for the sole purpose of entertainment? Is it to help underwrite the financial investment of a multi-billion dollar corporation [...]