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FreedomWorks Digital Day of Action Update: Grassroots Conservatives Take Almost 300,000 Actions Online to Protect #InternetFreedom

FreedomWorks activists took nearly 300,000 actions to pressure select members of Congress to defend Internet Freedom and uphold FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” order. Activists are using #ampFW and #InternetFreedom to drive messages to Congress on Facebook and Twitter, as well as driving …

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FreedomWorks Digital Day of Action Update: Grassroots Conservatives Approaching Half a Million Actions Online to Protect #InternetFreedom

FreedomWorks activists are approaching half a million actions to pressure select members of Congress to defend Internet Freedom and uphold FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order. Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee are expected to participate in Facebook live streams on the FreedomWorks …

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FreedomWorks: With Light Touch Internet Regulation Innovation Will Once Again Thrive

FreedomWorks Director of Policy Patrick Hedger released the following statement on FTC v AT&T Mobility LLC: “Today, grassroots activists have been making it clear that they want a free and open Internet to Republican senators. Regardless of the merits of the case against AT&T, the …

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Public School Transportation Funds Stolen

Public school treasuries seem to get raided about as frequently as public school officials plead for more taxpayer funding. “A Harrisburg School District employee is facing multiple charges after allegedly stealing almost $180,000 from the district by creating fraudulent invoices and creating fraudulent overcharges from …

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The Square Root Of Suspension

When a Louisiana high school student remarked in class that the square root symbol looked like a gun, the local police investigated him and cleared him but the school did not. “In Allen Parish, a teenager found out quickly that any type of joke about …

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First-Time Buyer Indices update on November 2017 data – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

The American Enterprise Institute’s Center on Housing Markets and Finance released an update to its indices on mortgage lending practices on February 26, 2018. The release, which covers home mortgage loans originated between September 2012 and November 2017, focused on the First-Time Buyer Mortgage Share …

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America’s top 10 inbound vs. top 10 outbound states: How do they compare on a variety of tax burden, business climate, fiscal health and economic measures? – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Every year since 2011, North American Moving Services publishes an annual migration report based on an analysis of its inbound and outbound household moves by US state, and that report features the top five inbound and top five outbound states each year. In early January …

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Low-wage workers are falling through the cracks of paid leave coverage – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

An important consideration when designing a new paid family and medical leave policy is how any policy fits in the context of the current system. Since 1993, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has provided unpaid, job-protected leave to care for a new …

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The Military Is Relying Too Heavily on Special Ops Forces. Mattis Must End That.

At a recent special operations symposium in Tampa, Florida—home of the U.S. Special Operations Command—a senior Marine commander said he was concerned that America was too often going to the special operations “well” to address its military challenges. Unfortunately, he is correct. Lt. Gen. William …

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Committed to the Long Haul

Image credit: United States Army 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) issuances, AF D040d Hoover Institution ArchivesFeatured Commentaryvia StrategikaThe situation in Afghanistan is frustrating and even enraging. Despite the death of more than 2,400 U.S. military personnel and the expenditure of billions, even trillions, of dollars over …

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