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June 30th, 2020
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By: Chuck Bentley – crown.org – June 19, 2020 Dear Chuck, I wasn’t ready for the pandemic. My health has been fine but my finances have not. How can I get ready if we are faced with another crisis? Prepping for Another Pandemic Dear Prepping,  I am sorry you were not ready for the pandemic but I am grateful that your...
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May 21st, 2020
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – May 19, 2020 Two key statements stand out in a recent Wall Street Journal news story about New York’s decision to send patients with Covid-19 to their nursing homes. One is a quote from Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim, who represents Queens: “The state has failed to protect the lives of the most vulnerable members of our...
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May 20th, 2020
Chuck Bentley
By: Chuck Bentley – crown.org – May 2020   Time to Practice Covid Capitalism – Protect Lives and Livelihoods I propose that we immediately adopt an approach to our present crisis that I call “Covid Capitalism.” It means we save the livelihoods of millions of Americans by giving them the freedom of getting back to work while also saving the...
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May 13th, 2020
By: Andrew Stiles – – freebeacon.com – May 12, 2020 The $3 trillion coronavirus relief package unveiled by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and her Democratic colleagues on Tuesday contains only 20 mentions of “diversity.” That’s a significant reduction compared with the 32 times the word “diversity” appeared in the relief package Pelosi introduced in March, which was several hundred pages shorter...
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May 13th, 2020
Economics
By: Stephen Harper – wsj.com – May 12, 2020 In the response to the coronavirus pandemic, leftists see a model for the future. “Not only will America need a massive dose of big government to get out of this crisis,” one wrote, “but we will need big, and wise, government more than ever in its aftermath.” As a conservative, I’m going to...
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May 8th, 2020
Film maker Michael Moore
By: Paul Driessen – townhall.com – May 06, 2020 Never in my wildest dreams did I envision a day when I’d agree with anything filmmaker Michael Moore said – much less that he would agree with me. But mirabile dictu, his new film, Planet of the Humans, is as devastating an indictment of wind, solar and biofuel energy as anything I have...
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April 14th, 2020
Trump points
By:  Nick Arama – redstate.com – April 14, 2020 The time has come, as President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, to get the country re-opened. We can’t go much longer without irreparable harm to the economy if we aren’t there already. Already, many businesses have gone under and millions have been thrown out of work. If we can get those back up...
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April 6th, 2020
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By: Henry A. Kissinger – wsj.com – April 3, 2020 The U.S. must protect its citizens from disease while starting the urgent work of planning for a new epoch. The surreal atmosphere of the Covid-19 pandemic calls to mind how I felt as a young man in the 84th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge. Now, as in late 1944,...
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March 27th, 2020
steven mnuchin
By: Naomi Jagoda – thehill.com – March 26, 2020 Americans are keenly interested in the cash payments included in the coronavirus relief bill that is soon expected to become law. Under the bill, millions of households will receive rebates in the amount of $1,200 per adult and $500 per child. The amounts phase out for individuals making more than $75,000...
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December 5th, 2019
Cutting Federal Budget
By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – December 3, 2019 We say “easy” only because the mechanics of cutting $640 billion from the federal budget wouldn’t be hard. Politically, it would be extremely difficult because taxpayers and the states are addicted to federal largess—even though taxpayers provide the money that the feds give back to them. A recent Pew Charitable Trust paper gives...
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