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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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December 5th, 2019
By: Derek Hunter – townhall.com – December 5, 2019 The idea of price controls is an easy sell to people who don’t know any better. But history has repeatedly shown they not only don’t work, they’re a disaster. That they are a disaster might be why the idea is gaining so much traction among Democrats both running for president and...
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October 23rd, 2019
Medicare Services
By: Erin Humiston – thehill.com – October 14, 2019 Nothing says pulling out all the stops for socialized health care than Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) using his heart attack scare to push the idea. “None of us know when a medical emergency might affect us,” he tweeted. “And no one should fear going bankrupt if it occurs. Medicare for All!” Meanwhile, Sen....
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September 26th, 2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released her prescription drug price-control legislation on Sept. 19, and the best thing we can say about it is that it probably won’t pass the Senate and become law. … Source: Medicare Has Tried Price Controls–and Failed
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September 26th, 2019
Gender Neutral Dolls
By: Eliana Dockterman – time.com – September 25, 2019 A child opens a box. He starts jumping and screaming with joy—not an unusual sound in the halls of Mattel’s headquarters where researchers test new toys. But this particular toy is a doll, and it’s rare for parents to bring boys into these research groups to play with dolls. It’s rarer...
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September 11th, 2019
Donald Trump & China's President Xi Jinping shake hands
By: Jim Geraghty – nationalreview.com – September 10, 2019 Is China Starting to Feel the Pain from the Trade War? Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal had a fascinating front-page article that could have deep political ramifications. Right now, Trump’s trade war with China looks like slamming our collective foreheads against a brick wall, hoping we do more damage to the wall than the...
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September 11th, 2019
AOC Speaks at US Capitol
By: Dennis Prager – townhall.com – September 10, 2019 Our age loves scientific equations. Here’s one you weren’t taught at college but which affects you as much as the law of gravity: GI – W = E Good Intentions (GI) minus Wisdom (W) leads to Evil (E). You weren’t taught this rule at college because the modern university believes only...
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September 5th, 2019
Wal-Mart store in Williston
By David French – nationalreview.com – September 2, 2019 To see this article and others by Mr. French, click read more. Source: Walmart Gun Ban & Woke Capitalism | National Review
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August 30th, 2019
Out of work college students
By: Annie Lowrey – theatlantic.com – August 26, 2019 The trade war is dragging on. The yield curve is inverting. Investors are fleeing to safety. Global growth is slowing. The stock market is dipping. The Millennials are screwed. Recessions are never good for anyone. A sputtering economy means miserable financial, emotional, and physical-health consequences for everyone from infants to retirees. But the...
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August 20th, 2019
Elizabeth Novak business woman
By Joshua Nelson – foxnews.com – August 19, 2019 Sacramento, California salon owner Elizabeth Novak takes to Twitter to call out Gov. Newsom after being broken into and having to clean up human excrement and trash every week. Elizabeth Novak packed up her salon and moved out of Sacramento due to the mounting problems from homelessness in the California capital, and...
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