Promote Free Markets

Economic freedom is what unleashes the ingenuity of the American spirit to strive to grow and prosper. Government has stifled this ingenuity through regulation, cronyism, protectionism and high taxes.  We believe there are key policy changes that will allow all Americans to enjoy greater prosperity.  These include: replacing Obamacare, promoting American energy production, eliminating cronyism through subsidies and tax loopholes, and reducing the overall regulatory burden on small businesses.

By: Patrick Hedger - Policy Director, American Encore Most of us are familiar with some variation of the phrase, “There are only two certainties in life: death and taxes.” (Some have comically pointed out that such a grouping is an insult to death.) However most Americans are probably not aware...
By: Patrick Hedger - Policy Director, American Encore If you ask the average American today what country is largest producer of oil, most would probably name a Middle Eastern country like Saudi Arabia or some might even say Russia. If you asked them this question just a couple of months ago they...
By: Patrick Hedger – Policy Director, American Encore The minimum wage is a matter of basic economics trapped in contentiousness by our universal sense of compassion. In this debate, there is one point, in my view, that is not subject to question. Americans are an exceedingly compassionate people...
Part 2: Energy Security By: Patrick Hedger, Policy Director-American Encore This past week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a series of hearings across the country in regards to the agency’s recently proposed regulation targeting national carbon emissions. However, reports have...
"This isn’t the latest glitch. This is ObamaCare finally getting out of its own way and proceeding to wreak its designed havoc on Americans’ healthcare with higher costs and diminished choice.” Last week, the Kaiser Health Tracking Poll for July found that the Affordable Care Act, better known as...
Part 1: The Economic Impact of the Clean Power Plan By: Patrick Hedger, Policy Director-American Encore This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a series of hearings across the country in regards to the agency’s recently proposed regulation targeting national carbon emissions...
Today the DC Circuit Court of Appeals struck a major blow to the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) by ruling against the Obama administration in the case Halbig v. Burwell. The crux of ObamaCare is that the government offers exceptionally lucrative subsidies to individuals that purchase heavily...
Today the Supreme Court ruled in two major cases pertinent to the preservation of First Amendment rights. In Harris v. Quinn , the court ruled that public sector unions may not force those that are not full public employees or members of their union to pay dues, often used for political purposes...
In a recent interview with Ezra Klein of Vox, Nancy Pelosi was asked about Obamacare and the upcoming election. As American Encore and American Commitment noted last week , the issue is a loser for Democrats. Americans know that Obamacare is not working and, more importantly, it is not improving...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2014 Washington, D.C.— American Commitment and American Encore —national advocacy organizations committed to freedom and free markets—are joining forces to launch a hard-hitting new ad campaign targeting Democrats for their cynical “new Obamacare lie” that they...

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