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December 5th, 2017
US Capital
By: Adam Michel – heritage.org – December 3, 2017 The House and Senate have now each passed different versions of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Both bills are a big improvement to America’s out-of-date tax code and could boost the economy by almost 3 percent, leading to more jobs and higher wages for working Americans. Both bills cut taxes for...
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December 4th, 2017
By: James Piereson and  Naomi Schaefer Riley – wsj.com – November 17, 2017 United Way CEO Brian A. Gallagher at a human-trafficking forum in Alexandria, Va., 2015. Photo: Nick Wass/AP Images for United Way Worldwide The Trump administration has turned out to be a bonanza for the nonprofit world. Liberal groups like the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood...
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December 4th, 2017
Football on a Tee
  By: Chuck Bentley – crown.org – December 1, 2017 Dear Chuck, I’ve been inspired by Washington Redskins quarterback, Kirk Cousins’ frugality. Don’t you think more professional athletes and musicians should set his kind of example? Big Fan of Kirk’s Dear Big Fan, I not only wish more athletes followed his example, I think all of us could learn from...
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December 4th, 2017
Republican Leaders
By: Kevin Williamson – nationalreview.com – December 3, 2017 Presidents really only get to do one big thing, or maybe two. Abraham Lincoln saved the Union. Franklin Roosevelt got his New Deal and joined the war against Adolf Hitler. Lyndon Johnson expanded the welfare state and signed into law a landmark civil-rights bill. George W. Bush wanted to be a...
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December 4th, 2017
Nancy Pelosi
By: Hank Adler – townhall.com – December 3, 2017 Anyone who reads my commentary on Townhall.com knows that I believe there are areas of the Senate & House tax reform bills that could be improved. I am especially concerned about the general elimination of the casualty loss,  but I am firmly convinced that the first time there is another Bernard...
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December 1st, 2017
Democrat Congressional Leaders
By: Guy Benson – townhall.com – November 30, 2017 In the interest of intellectual honesty and transparency, let’s begin with a few important concessions to skeptics of the GOP tax reform bill: First, not every single American would be a winner under the plan.  A small percentage of US taxpayers would see a tax increase (disproportionately, these would be higher-income...
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June 2nd, 2017
Trump on Paris Climate Accord
By: Katie Pavlich – June 1, 2017 Speaking from the Rose Garden at the White House Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump officially pulled the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement. “In order to fulfill my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord,” Trump said to applause, adding...
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February 23rd, 2017
Economics
U.S. Drops to Lowest Point Ever in Index of Economic Freedom. Can Trump Improve It? The U.S. has reached its lowest ranking ever in the Index of Economic Freedom, produced annually by the Heritage Foundation. The U.S. spent years in the top 10, but has been declining for years, and is now at number 17. Hong Kong maintains the top spot,...
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November 30th, 2016
What good will lifting sanctions do if it’s unable to breach the apartheid system built from Castro’s legacy? By: Spyridon Mitsotakis | November 29, 2016 In March of 2014, I spent two weeks in working-class areas of Cuba. I went as a visitor, but was not a tourist. I wanted to see communism for myself — and it was all...
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