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April 3rd, 2019
VA Hospital in Columbus OH
By: Karl Zinsmeister – wsj.com – April 2, 2019 Socialism is in the air—a green, wired, mindful, glossy-lipped movement that’s going to usher in free college, free health care and heavily followed Instagram accounts for all. It’s presented as new and futuristic, but there’s no need to reinvent the wheel. In one corner of Washington, socialism has been a living, breathing...
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April 3rd, 2019
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By: Rich Lowry – nationalreview.com – April 2, 2019 It’s not that border control has been tried and failed. It hasn’t been tried. When historians look back to this era, they will wonder why we insisted on outsourcing our border control to a foreign country. President Donald Trump’s threat to close down the southern border with Mexico isn’t a sign of strength,...
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March 28th, 2019
By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – March 27, 2019 An abiding mystery of the Trump Presidency is why it can’t stand prosperity. And right on time, after its victory on Russian collusion, the Administration decided this week to elevate a legal fight over health care that it is almost sure to lose. The Justice Department this week reversed itself to support...
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March 6th, 2019
Center for Security Policy
By: Tommy Waller – centerforsecuritypolicy.org – May 11, 2017 This week, the state legislature of Texas took monumental steps to secure its own part of the U.S. electric grid known officially as the Texas Interconnection. On May 9th, the Texas Senate passed SB83 by a 28-3 vote. Authored by Texas State Senator Bob Hall, SB83 addresses the Texas electric grid’s...
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March 4th, 2019
big band aid
By: Jarrett Stepman – dailysignal.com – February 27, 2019 House Democrats released their plan to bring “Medicare for all” to the country Wednesday. There’s one upside: Through this proposal progressives are now being more open about what they plan to do to the American health insurance market. They intend to make private health insurance a thing of the past as they move the...
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February 26th, 2019
Lt. Gov Dan Patrick, Gov Greg Abbott
By: Laura Isensee – houstonpublicmedia.org – February 13, 2019 Right now, the big idea on the table from Gov. Greg Abbott is to cap annual increases in property tax revenue to 2.5 percent. This plan would give property owners a bigger break than it would give schools extra money — three times as big. In his recent state of the State address, Governor...
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February 15th, 2019
By: Ben Shapiro – creators.com – February 13, 2019 In the past few weeks, prominent Democrats have endorsed infanticide; admitted to dressing in blackface; called for an end to fossil fuels, airplanes and farting cows; and trafficked in open anti-Semitism. None of this is a serious problem for many in the media. For members of the media, the real story is...
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February 15th, 2019
trump shrugs at white house
By: Juliegrace Brufke – thehill.com – 02/14/19 The House voted Thursday night to approve a border security deal that prevents a new government shutdown in a 300-128 vote. The vote sets up President Trump to sign the legislation — and to declare a national emergency as a way of getting more federal funds for his wall on the Mexican border. The House-passed legislation...
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January 15th, 2019
long lines at airports
By: Jeff Martin & David Koenig – apneas.com – January 14, 2018 The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the partial government shutdown goes into its fourth week. No-shows among screeners jumped Sunday and again Monday, when the Transportation Security Administration reported a national absence rate of 7.6 percent...
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January 11th, 2019
The Trumps & border patrol agent
By: Victor Davis Hanson – townhall.com – January 10, 2019 Estimates suggest that there are 11 million to 13 million Mexican citizens currently living in the United States illegally. Millions more emigrated previously and are now U.S. citizens. A recent poll revealed that one-third of Mexicans (34 percent) would like to emigrate to the United States. With Mexico having a...
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