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06/23/2017 at 21:47. Facebook
The problem isn’t simply with the majority’s holding and opinion, it’s with the dissent as well. Only Thomas points in the right direction.
The problem isnt simply with the majoritys holding and opinion its with

Another Bleak Day for Property Owners

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06/23/2017 at 20:56. Facebook
Stay tuned Monday for the Supreme Court’s final opinions of the term (especially Trinity Lutheran), as well as decisions on whether to take up the travel-ban case, Masterpiece Bakery (vendors for same-sex weddings), and Peruta (Second Amendment right to carry). And maybe, just maybe, Justice Anthony Kennedy will announce his retirement.
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Big Goings-On at Supreme Court as We Race to the End of Term

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06/23/2017 at 16:54. Facebook
Returning to yesterday’s failed policies of isolation will not free the Cuban people. The Castro government worries most about regime preservation. The elite will not end repression to satisfy Washington, even if doing so might bring in a few more tourist dollars.
Returning to yesterdays failed policies of isolation will not free the Cuban

Trump Panders on Cuba, Preferring Cold War over Progress

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06/22/2017 at 22:02. Facebook
The Senate bill is not even a step in the right direction. If this is the choice facing congressional Republicans, it would be better if they did nothing
The Senate bill is not even a step in the right direction

Senate Republicans Offer a Bill to Preserve & Expand ObamaCare

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06/22/2017 at 05:44. Facebook
This week in the Cato Weekly Dispatch... We explain why restrictions on commercial speech violate the First Amendment; explore new research showing how Naloxone Access and Good Samaritan laws are saving lives during the worst overdose epidemic in U.S. history; remember a lost chapter in the history of U.S. racial regulation that remains relevant to immigration policy today; and more...
This week in the Cato Weekly Dispatch We explain why restrictions on

Cato Weekly Dispatch - Free Speech, Saving Lives, Chinese Food, and More...

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06/22/2017 at 01:57. Facebook
Democratically controlled public schooling is inherently at odds with the individual rights, and even separation of powers.
Democratically controlled public schooling is inherently at odds with the indivi

In Education, Democracy Is the Threat

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06/22/2017 at 01:02. Facebook
The harmful employment effects of the minimum wage fall mainly on young black males.
The harmful employment effects of the minimum wage fall mainly on young black males

Minimum Wage: The Plural of Anecdote...

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Laura Burson Montgomery
Ron Clevenger
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06/21/2017 at 23:11. Facebook
One greedy lawyer, a corrupt doctor and judge, some jingoism, and our government gets ransacked for $600 million. That’s not very comforting to taxpayers, is it?
One greedy lawyer a corrupt doctor and judge some jingoism and our

Disability Fraud

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06/21/2017 at 21:06. Facebook
Gerrymandering remains a distinctive political evil, an aid to incumbency that promotes the interests of a permanent political class, and a worthy target for efforts at reform.
Gerrymandering remains a distinctive political evil an aid to incumbency that promotes

Supreme Court Will Revisit Political Gerrymandering

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06/21/2017 at 18:06. Facebook
The federal-government-managed National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is a regressive wealth transfer that favors coastal areas — and it's $25 billion in debt.
The federalgovernmentmanaged National Flood Insurance Program NFIP is a regressi

Towards a Private Flood Insurance Market

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06/21/2017 at 17:03. Facebook
There are few advantages in federal funding over state funding for most the nation’s highways, which are owned by the states and mainly serve state-local needs.
There are few advantages in federal funding over state funding for most

Devolving Highway Funding

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06/21/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
The Border-Adjustment Tax is a tax on the trade deficit, and would raise nothing if that deficit ceased to exist.
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The Border-Adjustment Tax Is No Free Lunch

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06/21/2017 at 01:57. Facebook
For the rest of 2017 we are looking at likely no further rate hikes and shift in the focus of monetary policy to the size of the Fed’s balance sheet.
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Here’s What the Fed Just Signaled about the Rest of 2017

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06/21/2017 at 01:02. Facebook
No President wants to be the one who “lost Afghanistan.” After almost two decades at war, that's not good enough.
No President wants to be the one who lost Afghanistan After almost

Trump's Massive Afghanistan Mistake

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06/21/2017 at 00:07. Facebook
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06/20/2017 at 23:11. Facebook
Time-sensitive subsidies enticed many health care providers to purchase poorly functioning systems that will either have to undergo substantial and costly modification or simply be scrapped.
Timesensitive subsidies enticed many health care providers to purchase poorly fu

Should Government Subsidize and Regulate Electronic Health Records?

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06/20/2017 at 21:06. Facebook
Nothing could be worse for medical patients than laws that prohibit them from learning about all their available treatment options. Yet, while doctors can legally prescribe off-label, federal law generally prohibits pharmaceutical companies from sharing information
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Nothing could be worse for medical patients than laws that prohibit them

Protecting Free Speech in Medicine

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06/20/2017 at 18:06. Facebook
Congress should grant our military the authority to eliminate waste, and ensure that vital defense resources flow to where they are most needed.
Congress should grant our military the authority to eliminate waste and ensure

An Open Letter on BRAC

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06/20/2017 at 17:03. Facebook
The Congressional Review Act allows Congress to fast-track legislation to supersede and cancel rules recently enacted by federal agencies...
The Congressional Review Act allows Congress to fasttrack legislation to supersede and

Should We Fear “Zombie” Regulations?

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