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GOP Tax Cuts Are Turning Out To Be A Disaster … For Democrats

Tax Reform: Not long ago, Democrats expected that the GOP tax cuts would be a political disaster for Republicans, just like ObamaCare was for Democrats in 2010. How’s that prediction working out? X Writing in the Atlantic in December, longtime political reporter Ron Brownstein argued …

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Sorry, Despite Gun-Control Advocates' Claims, U.S. Isn't The Worst Country For Mass Shootings

Gun Deaths: It’s become commonplace to hear after a U.S. shooting tragedy that, when it comes to guns, America is just more violent than other countries, especially those in Europe, where many countries have stiff gun-control laws. It’s a progressive shibboleth, but even some conservatives …

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Mueller's Latest Indictments Reveal Russia's Real Goal … And Who's Been Helping Them

Scandal: For more than a year, Democrats have been pushing the story that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to steal the election from Hillary Clinton. But the evidence keeps piling up indicating that it was Democrats, wittingly or not, who’ve been helping Russia achieve its …

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Trump Is, In Fact, Taking On High Drug Prices

Drugs: Health reform advocates complain that President Trump’s budget doesn’t do enough to tackle high drug prices, which they say are rapidly driving up health costs. Neither claim, it turns out, is true. X Concern about high drug prices are legion. But these stories often …

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Taxing Innovators To Pay For Universal Welfare Is A Terrible Idea

Taxes: A new “study” in Britain suggests that by raising taxes sharply on Facebook, Amazon and Apple, the government could pay for a universal basic income (UBI) for all Britons. It’s an absurd idea, which is why it can’t be counted out. X The so-called …

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Justice, FBI Russia-Trump Investigation Just Got Even More Corrupt — Why Does It Continue?

Russia Scandal: Former high-level Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, a key cog in the Russia-Trump investigation, didn’t let his employer know that his wife was being paid by Fusion GPS, the company that Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee paid to dig up dirt …

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No, There Haven't Been 18 School Shootings This Year — Not Even Close

The latest mass shooting, which claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, was a horrible tragedy. But that’s no excuse for the flurry of stories parroting a gun control advocacy group’s false claims about school shootings. X In the immediate wake …

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Why Fed Shouldn't Panic Over Inflation Yet — And Neither Should You

Inflation: Suddenly, inflation is relevant again. In recent weeks, following a strong January jobs report, data showing wages rising rapidly and, now, a half-percentage point rise in consumer price inflation, markets have been spooked. It’s good to fear inflation, but wrong to overreact. X The …

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That Democrat 'Blue Wave' Is Starting To Look More Like A Ripple

Election 2018: Two months ago, Democrats were giddily talking about an anti-Trump-fueled “Blue Wave” that would sweep them into power in the November mid-terms.  Now with less than nine months to go until election day, that wave may be petering out. X A “wave election” …

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Media Bias: Hatred Of Trump Brings Disgraceful Fawning Over Kim Jong-un's Sister At Winter Olympics

Media Bias: Of all the many recent examples of glaring media bias, none stands out so much as the rank politicization by the U.S. media of the South Korean Winter Olympics. What should be a happy, come-together moment for all of America rooting for its …

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