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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
Trump press briefing covid-19
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
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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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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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