Kartel Policy – A through M

‘Air Pelosi’ Investigation

In March 2009, Judicial Watch received documents from the Department of Defense detailing Nancy Pelosi’s abuse of a system which provided military aircraft for the transportation of the Speaker of the House. The documents, which were acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), detail …

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Elizabeth Warren and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

President Barack Obama’s “Consumer Czar” Elizabeth Warren was appointed by Obama to help set up and, many fear, to eventually run the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In March 2011, Warren testified to Congress about the CFPB’s role in a 50-state settlement underway with …

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Fact Checking 4 Claims About Detaining Children at the Border

The Trump administration is taking heat from Democrats and Republicans for separating parents and children after they illegally crossed the southern border. Over the six weeks from April 19 through May 31, federal officials separated about 2,000 children from their families at the U.S.-Mexican border, …

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The Assad regime is the latest beneficiary of illicit finance. But the problem runs much deeper. – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Last week the Department of Justice (DOJ) charged five Russian nationals and three Syrian nationals with laundering millions of US dollars in violation of sanctions. Their company, Sovfracht, was allegedly supplying the Assad regime with much-needed fuel. It could very well have been the fuel …

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How to ensure economic growth benefits all Americans – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

President Trump and his supporters seized control of the GOP from free market Republicans. In a far-ranging conversation with Bill Kristol (that you can watch here), I explain the underlying economics driving their discontent. In an information-driven economy, properly trained talent and entrepreneurial risk-taking, not …

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Table of the Day: Bachelor’s degrees for the Class of 2016 by field and gender. Oh, and the overall 25.6% degree gap for men! – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

The table above shows the number of bachelor’s degrees by major field of study and gender for the College Class of 2016, ranked by the female share of each field (based on recently released Department of Education data here). A few observations: 1. Overall, women …

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EPA Sends ‘More Reasonable’ Version of Obama’s WOTUS Rule to the White House

The process of undoing the Waters of the United States came closer to completion following the EPA’s announcement that it was sending the White House a scaled-back version. The Waters of the Untied States (WOTUS), one of former President Barack Obama’s signature environmental achievements, was …

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FBI Director Wray Outlines Ways to Prevent Missteps Made In Clinton Email Probe

A Senate committee hearing Monday on how the FBI and Justice Department handled the Hillary Clinton email probe leading up to the 2016 presidential election elicited a promise from FBI Director Christopher Wray that future investigations would be handled differently. “We are going to hold …

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Trump Is More Right Than Wrong About Migrant Crime in Germany

President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday, “Crime in Germany is way up. Big mistake made all over Europe in allowing millions of people in who have so strongly and violently changed their culture!” The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is …

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The Education Exchange: Impact Of Magnet Schools In San Diego

Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia The Education ExchangeIn San Diego, one in ten students attends a magnet school, and because admission is sometimes determined by lottery, researchers have been able to study the impact of attending a magnet school on long-term outcomes. Continue Reading....

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