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From the archives: Washington’s history of political scandals – Banter #298: Robert Doar on fighting poverty – AEI

Washington has become the center of a scandal-industrial complex, a multimillion dollar enterprise employing a variety of professionals including congressional investigators, White House lawyers, private lawyers, private investigators, self-styled ethics watchdogs, and journalists. . . . While many will read these words and immediately think …

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The GOP needs a down payment on deficit reduction – Banter #298: Robert Doar on fighting poverty – AEI

The recently enacted tax bill is an important component of the Republican effort to boost economic growth and wages. The Joint Committee on Taxation has confirmed that the legislation will increase GDP by about 0.7 percent over the coming decade. The legislation would expand employment by the …

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Banter #298: Robert Doar on fighting poverty – Banter #298: Robert Doar on fighting poverty – AEI

This week on Banter we’re joined by AEI Morgridge Fellow in Poverty Studies Robert Doar. Robert contributed to a new publication titled “This Way Up: New Thinking About Poverty and Economic Mobility.” The  booklet of short essays, published by Opportunity America in conjunction with AEI, …

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Rate of Imprisonment For Black Adults Falls 29% Over Decade

The rate of imprisonment for black adults fell almost 30 percent over a decade, according to a Wednesday report from the Department of Justice. The Bureau of Justice Statistics released its statistics on the United States prison population and the rate of imprisonment among different …

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Ariz. Governor Says ‘Cut it Out’ to Ban on Unlicensed Haircuts for Homeless Vets

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants one occupational-licensing rule to get a trim after Juan Carlos Montes de Oca was ordered to stop giving haircuts to homeless veterans by the state cosmetology board. Montes de Oca, a cosmetology student from Tucson, was inspired by a man …

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Lawsuit Claims Rank Internal Bias At Google, Sweeping Commitment To Identity Quotas

James Damore, a former Google engineer who was fired after criticizing the company’s diversity policies, filed a class action lawsuit against the tech giant Tuesday. The lawsuit describes a corporate culture in which managers and employees alike conspire to stifle conservative views and retaliate against conservative …

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Lieutenant Colonel Allen West Named Senior Fellow at Media Research Center

Reston, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) announced on Thursday that prominent conservative Lieutenant Colonel Allen B. West, USA, Ret. has been named a Senior Fellow at the MRC to support its mission to expose and neutralize liberal media bias. Continue Reading....

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Tom Hanks: ‘Tyrants’ Like Trump ‘Denigrating’ the Media Is ‘A Threat to Us All’

CNN International journalist Christiane Amanpour sat down with Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, the stars of Steven Spielberg’s new film, The Post, Wednesday, to talk about what else? How their movie was a referendum on President Trump.   Continue Reading....

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Robert De Niro: ‘The World Is Suffering From The Real Donald Trump’

Just what the country needed: another overpaid, Hollywood has-been preaching from the pulpit of yet another awards show about politics.   Continue Reading....

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Even with the Taste of Victory Still in His Mouth, McConnell May Fold

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon made the following statement regarding reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is considering throwing away the best chance to further a conservative agenda this year. “Activists will be furious if Senate Leader McConnell throws away the only tool to get …

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