The #TrumpBudget drastically increases defense spending over the next 10 years—but the U.S. already spends too much.

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The TrumpBudget drastically increases defense spending over the next 10 yearsbut the
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A lower corporate tax rate isn’t a panacea, but it would make the U.S. economic environment more competitive and boost investment.
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How Would Corporate Tax Reform Benefit Workers?

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While Trump’s speech — and his strong criticism of Iran — may have been pleasing to his Gulf States’ hosts, it should worry Americans.
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The Trump Administration's Iran Policy Is Dangerous and Flawed

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"In 1919, I was a communist..."

In this riveting essay, Rose Wilder Lane compares socialism to individualism, proving the latter is the only path to freedom.
In 1919 I was a communist In this riveting essay Rose Wilder

Give Me Liberty

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05/23/2017 at 23:11. Facebook
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has narrowed the category of funds that can be withheld from sanctuary cities as well as the definition of sanctuary jurisdictions. That's good news for constitutionalists and federalists who oppose the federal government bullying cities and states.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has narrowed the category of funds that can

Jeff Sessions Pulls Back on Bullying Sanctuary Cities

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05/23/2017 at 22:26. Facebook
The #TrumpBudget will increase the Budget Control Act (BCA) caps for defense spending by $54 billion for 2018 and 2019 — that could pay for the entire defense budget of the United Kingdom, the whole state department budget, 350 F-35s, and the NASA budget.

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The TrumpBudget will increase the Budget Control Act BCA caps for defense
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05/23/2017 at 21:06. Facebook
If actually put into practice, the president’s proposals on trade would impose large costs on U.S. consumers, on businesses that utilize imports, and on exporting firms likely to be hit by other countries’ retaliatory actions. They also would undermine American freedoms by curtailing the fundamental right of people to engage in commerce.
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No, Mr. President, You Don't Have the 'Better Ideas' on Trade

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05/23/2017 at 17:03. Facebook
In 1964, most transit was privately owned, earned a profit, and was used by the average urban American 60 times a year. Then Congress passed the Urban Mass Transportation Act, offering capital grants to cities that took over their transit systems. Since then, most transit has been municipalized, we spend nearly $50 billion a year subsidizing it, and today the average American rides transit...
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Why Few Americans Use Transit

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05/23/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
More and more degrees that represent less and less learning make having a degree not so much a sign that one possesses valuable skills and knowledge, but rather make it so that not having one is a red flag suggesting you have some sort of deficiency.
More and more degrees that represent less and less learning make having

College Pays off, but Not Like It Should

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05/23/2017 at 00:38. Facebook
The Trump administration’s 2018 budget will include a range of proposed spending cuts — including cuts to the fat benefit packages received by federal workers.
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Trump Budget to Cut Federal Pensions

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05/22/2017 at 21:06. Facebook
Instead of depending on byzantine laws, bureaucracy, and just plain hope that maybe the system will work, parents with special needs children want the chance to find an education that's best for their children.
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About That Private School Disability “Discrimination”

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When laws are vague, police and prosecutors can abuse their power. And, that’s the danger with a catch-all doctrine such as “obstruction of justice.”
When laws are vague police and prosecutors can abuse their power And

Obstruction of Justice

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05/22/2017 at 17:03. Facebook
A new bill would expand a program the Senate Homeland Security Committee has called a Bill of Rights violation factory....
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The Stealth Fusion Center Data Sharing Bill

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Could parents soon be prosecuted for giving sugary drinks like lemonade to their minor children?
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"What're You In For?" "Lemonade."

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When the federal government set out to plan for their own survival in the event of nuclear attack — and only their own survival— they failed.
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Government Can't Even Plan for Its Own Survival

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05/21/2017 at 22:07. Facebook
There are now at least a thousand U.S. troops in Syria. Is there a coherent Syria strategy?
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Does the White House Have a Syria Strategy?

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05/21/2017 at 20:08. Facebook
Corporate tax reduction is at the center of the tax reform debate in 2017. Here's what you need to know...
Corporate tax reduction is at the center of the tax reform debate

New Estimates of Corporate Tax Rates

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05/21/2017 at 15:56. Facebook
Despite President Trump’s negative comments about Saudi Arabia during the campaign, he has been more supportive since his inauguration...
Despite President Trumps negative comments about Saudi Arabia during the campaign he

Trump of Arabia

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Letting immigrants achieve their highest potential would have major economic gains for the country. A new bill, introduced by Senator Ron Johnson earlier this month, could do just that....
Letting immigrants achieve their highest potential would have major economic gains for

New Bill Would Fix a Major Problem for High-Skilled Immigrants

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05/20/2017 at 15:56. Facebook
Infrastructure policy should encourage innovation, cost-effective provision, and investment where it is most economically beneficial. Here are seven ways to do that:..
Infrastructure policy should encourage innovation costeffective provision and in

Seven Ways Trump and Congress Can Improve Infrastructure without Spending a Dime of Taxpayer Money

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