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January 2nd, 2019
Man holding Swedish flag
By: John Stossel – townhall.com – January 1, 2018 For years, I’ve heard American leftists say Sweden is proof that socialism works, that it doesn’t have to turn out as badly as the Soviet Union or Cuba or Venezuela did. But that’s not what Swedish historian Johan Norberg says in a new documentary and Stossel TV video. “Sweden is not socialist...
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December 28th, 2018
father-daughter? illegal immigrants
By: Michael Brown – stream.org – December 27, 2018 Over the years, I have rarely addressed the question of immigration. That’s because I have no expertise in the matter and find it much better to solicit the wisdom of experts. Why give my opinion if it’s no better than yours (or, perhaps, less worthy than yours)? So, this article has...
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December 21st, 2018
Wall? ideas
By: RedState – countable.us – December 20, 2018 The last few days have brought twisting news concerning Friday’s federal budget deadline and President Trump’s softline stance on a $5 billion dollar wall appropriation (here, here, and here). But meanwhile, the citizenry is pitching in to get the wall built their own way: a four-day-old GoFundMe campaign created by a triple-amputee...
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December 21st, 2018
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By: Kevin D. Williamson – nationalreview.com – December 20, 2018 The Trump administration is committing billions of dollars to help Mexico engage in “institutional reform” to help stanch the flow of illegal immigrants from Central America into Mexico. Mexican interior secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero tells the Associated Press that Mexico is sealing off its southern border, and that the laxity...
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December 9th, 2018
children - can-carry
By: Dr. Christian Overman – biblicalworldviewmatters.blogspot.com – November 23, 2018 David Livingstone, the famous missionary to Africa, in a speech at Cambridge in 1857, declared: “A prospect is now before us of opening Africa for commerce and the Gospel. Providence has been preparing the way…Those two pioneers of civilization—Christianity and commerce— should ever be inseparable; and Englishmen should be warned...
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December 7th, 2018
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – December 4, 2018 Like virtually all progressive elites, French President Emmanuel Macron wants to be seen as a leader fighting climate change. And also like virtually all progressive elites, he doesn’t care how much his desired legacy will cost his working-class constituents. But it turns out his French constituents do care—a lot. Hundreds of...
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December 6th, 2018
French "Yellow Vest" protestors
By: Ben Shapiro – townhall.com – December 05, 2018 This week, France set itself on fire; the stock market tumbled; and news broke that low-wage employment tumbled in the city of Seattle. What do these three headlines have in common? That policies aren’t wish lists — they have real-world consequences. Begin in France, where the so-called “yellow vests” — a...
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November 16th, 2018
Kemp-Abrams-Georgia-Governor-Race
By: Dr. Merrill Matthews – texasinsider.org – November 15, 2018 The governor’s election in Georgia has led to charges of racism and voter suppression. Or maybe it’s just good governance. Georgia’s Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the GOP candidate for governor, has used his time in that office trying to clean up the state’s voter rolls. We won’t comment on...
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November 16th, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
By: Veronique De Rugby – nationalreview.com – November 13, 2018 After a long process, Amazon finally announced that it will locate its new headquarters in New York and Virginia. Following the announcement, Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that “Amazon is a billion-dollar company. The idea that it will receive hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks at a time when...
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November 2nd, 2018
Health Care Spending Chart
By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – October 2, 2018 Synopsis: The health insurance system has failed America. Most of the blame lies with state and especially federal government intervention. Lawmakers have increasingly abandoned long-standing actuarial principles, culminating in the Affordable Care Act. The result is insurers are increasingly covering small and routine health expenditures and exposing patients to very expensive...
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