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December 9th, 2018
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By: Dr. Christian Overman – biblicalworldviewmatters.blogspot.com – November 23, 2018 David Livingstone, the famous missionary to Africa, in a speech at Cambridge in 1857, declared: “A prospect is now before us of opening Africa for commerce and the Gospel. Providence has been preparing the way…Those two pioneers of civilization—Christianity and commerce— should ever be inseparable; and Englishmen should be warned...
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December 7th, 2018
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – December 4, 2018 Like virtually all progressive elites, French President Emmanuel Macron wants to be seen as a leader fighting climate change. And also like virtually all progressive elites, he doesn’t care how much his desired legacy will cost his working-class constituents. But it turns out his French constituents do care—a lot. Hundreds of...
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December 6th, 2018
French "Yellow Vest" protestors
By: Ben Shapiro – townhall.com – December 05, 2018 This week, France set itself on fire; the stock market tumbled; and news broke that low-wage employment tumbled in the city of Seattle. What do these three headlines have in common? That policies aren’t wish lists — they have real-world consequences. Begin in France, where the so-called “yellow vests” — a...
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November 16th, 2018
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By: Dr. Merrill Matthews – texasinsider.org – November 15, 2018 The governor’s election in Georgia has led to charges of racism and voter suppression. Or maybe it’s just good governance. Georgia’s Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the GOP candidate for governor, has used his time in that office trying to clean up the state’s voter rolls. We won’t comment on...
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November 16th, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
By: Veronique De Rugby – nationalreview.com – November 13, 2018 After a long process, Amazon finally announced that it will locate its new headquarters in New York and Virginia. Following the announcement, Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that “Amazon is a billion-dollar company. The idea that it will receive hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks at a time when...
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November 2nd, 2018
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – October 2, 2018 Synopsis: The health insurance system has failed America. Most of the blame lies with state and especially federal government intervention. Lawmakers have increasingly abandoned long-standing actuarial principles, culminating in the Affordable Care Act. The result is insurers are increasingly covering small and routine health expenditures and exposing patients to very expensive...
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October 29th, 2018
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By: Vance Ginn & Charlie Katebi – texaspolicy.com – October 22, 2018 We’ve set some pretty high goals for Texas’ budget for the upcoming biennium. And to achieve them, Texas need to overhaul its arcane and opaque budget-making process. On Sept. 25, the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Heartland Institute, and 16 other member-groups of the Conservative Texas Budget Coalition held...
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October 29th, 2018
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By: Vance Ginn – vanceginn.com – September 14, 2018 Despite the economic success of the Texas Model of relatively fiscally conservative governance, a skyrocketing local property tax burden remains one of the state’s most pressing policy challenges. While Texans have the luxury of not paying a state personal income tax, which should be constitutionally banned, they’re currently weighed down by...
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October 18th, 2018
Former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran -ADF
By: David French – nationalreview.com – October 16, 2018 A good man’s legal ordeal is at an end. Yesterday, my friends and former colleagues at the Alliance Defending Freedom announced that former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran had reached a $1.2 million settlement, ending a case he brought after the city fired him for writing — and distributing to a...
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October 18th, 2018
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By: Joanna Sugden – WSJ.com – October 16, 2018 The U.S. is back on top as the most competitive country in the world, regaining the No. 1 spot for the first time since 2008 in an index produced by the World Economic Forum, which said the country could still do better on social issues. America climbed one place in the...
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