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July 1st, 2020
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By: Dr. Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – June 30, 2020 The U.S. Supreme Court has decided it will hear a state-led Republican challenge to the Affordable Care Act. At issue is the mandate to have health insurance and the viability of the law. In a 5-4 decision in June 2012—with Chief Justice John Roberts voting with the Court’s liberals, as...
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June 30th, 2020
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By: Chuck Bentley – crown.org – June 19, 2020 Dear Chuck, I wasn’t ready for the pandemic. My health has been fine but my finances have not. How can I get ready if we are faced with another crisis? Prepping for Another Pandemic Dear Prepping,  I am sorry you were not ready for the pandemic but I am grateful that your...
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June 5th, 2020
By: Jeffrey Singer – washingtonexaminer.com – June 04, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted that it is sometimes appropriate and legitimate for governors or other officials to control a public health emergency by restricting human activity. But government officials are people, and rational people respond to incentives. Incentives are affected by that which is seen and that which is not seen. Most...
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Pray for America
May 22nd, 2020
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In many places around the nation, state and local governments are well into their reopening plans. For a lot of people, it’s encouraging to see life getting back to normal again. But the threat of COVID-19 isn’t gone, especially for demographics that were always more at risk. As the reopening continues, our nation needs prayer, and I hope you’ll join...
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May 21st, 2020
Rhode Island Restaurants Open
By: Fred Lucas – dailysignal.com – May 19, 2020 State and local governments should get ready to reopen K-12 schools, but also prepare hospitals and public transportation systems for a possible second wave of COVID-19, according to a new round of recommendations from the National Coronavirus Recovery Commission. The new suggestions, released Tuesday, are part of the fifth phase of the...
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May 20th, 2020
Chuck Bentley
By: Chuck Bentley – crown.org – May 2020   Time to Practice Covid Capitalism – Protect Lives and Livelihoods I propose that we immediately adopt an approach to our present crisis that I call “Covid Capitalism.” It means we save the livelihoods of millions of Americans by giving them the freedom of getting back to work while also saving the...
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May 13th, 2020
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By: Cristina Marcos – thehill.com – May 12, 2020 House Democrats unveiled an 1,815-page, $3 trillion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday that includes a grab bag of Democratic priorities and is intended to put pressure on Republicans to start negotiations on help for workers and local governments. Lawmakers are expected to vote on the bill on Friday, but it is...
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April 9th, 2020
Trump signs reversal of JOCPA - Iran
By: John Stossel – townhall.com – April 8, 2020 Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump signed the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history: more than $2 trillion. For once, both Republicans and Democrats agreed. The Senate voted 96-0. The House didn’t even bother with a formal vote. At the White House, a reporter asked the president, pointing out that the...
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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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March 26th, 2020
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By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – March 25, 2020 Congress rarely does anything that isn’t messy, so let’s stipulate that a $2 trillion bill written on the fly in a week will be loaded with waste and a lifetime supply of unintended consequences. Americans will pay for this for decades. The consolation is that the Senate bill that was moving...
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