The GOP’s 3 Priorities for Tax Reform

The GOP’s top tax writer said in a speech Thursday that Republicans’ newly released tax reform plan will significantly strengthen the economy. “If we want to unleash the vast potential of this nation through tax reform, we have to start by unleashing the individual potential of every American, and giving you the chance to put […]

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Trump’s Latest Travel Order Is Common Sense

If you haven’t heard many details about the latest proclamation signed by President Donald Trump, it’s probably because critics—including media—don’t want anyone reading it. Why? Because contrary to their irrational claims, this lawful order represents common sense on national security issues vital to our safety. As James Carafano, vice president for foreign and defense policy […]

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The Obscure Law Affecting Puerto Rico’s Ability to Recover After Hurricane Maria

A relatively obscure maritime law is in the spotlight after the devastation of Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria. The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, better known as the Jones Act, has typically been confined to debates about energy independence, trade, and regulation. The law requires shipments between two U.S. ports be on U.S.-built, U.S.-manned, and […]

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Not a Day Care

Our college-age population consists mostly of 18- to 30-year-olds, and likewise our armed forces. I wonder whether they shared common responses to the 2016 presidential election. Many college administrators provided students with therapy dogs, play dough, coloring books, bubbles, videos of frolicking kittens and puppies, and soft music. They even canceled classes and postponed exams […]

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Roy Moore Defeats Trump’s Pick, Luther Strange, in GOP’s Alabama Senate Runoff

Challenger Roy Moore soundly defeated incumbent Luther Strange in Tuesday’s runoff to choose the Republican nominee in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race.   With 92 percent of precincts reporting, Moore had 54.8 percent or 237,935 votes, and Strange had 45.2 percent or 196,402 votes. The Associated Press called the race when results from about half the […]

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The Hypocrisy of the NFL

Genevieve Wood wants to know why the Dallas Cowboys weren’t allowed by the NFL to wear police decals in honor of those police officers killed in Dallas last year, but players are permitted to not stand for the national anthem. Plus, she interviews two Americans outside a Washington, D.C., sports bar about their views on […]

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Hundreds of Illegal Voters Revealed in Philadelphia

According to a Philadelphia elections official, hundreds of individuals who are not U.S. citizens have registered to vote in Philadelphia and nearly half of them voted in past elections. Since 2006, 317 registered voters have contacted the City Commissioners, which oversees Philadelphia elections, asking that their registrations be canceled because they are not citizens. Philly.com […]

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