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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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June 20th, 2016
State gifts to the likes of Boeing, Ford, Google and Apple are unnecessary and unfair. Better to cut the tax rate and reduce regulation. Competition is at the heart of America’s economic success, but not every type of contest benefits society. Consider the growing trend of businesses cajoling states and politicians to compete for who can dole out the most...
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February 22nd, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton’s charge that corporate CEOs earn 300 times more than their workers isn’t just wrong. It hides another very real wage gap: She earns more in just one speech than the average American CEO in a year. Mark J. Perry, a University of Michigan professor and author of the American Enterprise Institute’s popular Carpe Diem...
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February 12th, 2016
James Madison
How to Roll Back Big Government, for a Free Economy and a Free People By John Yoo • nationalreview.com • February 11, 2016 Regulations cost Americans $277K per household per year. Conservative intellectuals do not trust Donald Trump, who is a strong candidate, having won in New Hampshire after his loss in Iowa. Like Voltaire’s quip about the Holy Roman Empire, Trump...
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