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ObamaCare, Not Trump, Is Causing ObamaCare's Massive Rate Hikes

Health Care: In Iowa, the state’s sole remaining insurer announced on Thursday that it wants to boost ObamaCare premiums by 57%. This isn’t exactly the vibrant, competitive, low-cost market that Democrats promised. But it is the inevitable outcome of ObamaCare’s government-knows-best approach to health care. …

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College Costs Got You Down? Don't Blame State Budget Cuts

Education: For years, we’ve heard that college tuition is skyrocketing largely because states are cutting back on their spending for higher education. A new paper shows that there is nothing to back up this claim. Over the past decade, average in-state tuition at public four-year …

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With Angry Politics Dominating, Trump's Smart Infrastructure Reforms Go Almost Unnoticed

Reform: Lost amid all the political name-calling this week, President Trump’s infrastructure reforms would actually go far toward kick-starting many badly needed projects. And they’ll do so without spending massive amounts of money. The media made a big deal of Trump on Thursday disbanding his infrastructure …

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The Left Tries To Politicize Charlottesville, And Exposes Its Own Double Standards

Civil Society: There is no excuse for murdering innocents, and all terrorist attacks should be roundly condemned. That should be a simple proposition everyone can agree on. What isn’t so simple or agreeable is the immediate attempt to politicize this tragedy. President Trump was getting attacked …

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Trump's Trade War With China Is War On North Korea By Other Means

Nuclear Diplomacy: With U.S. anger over North Korea’s burgeoning nuclear weapons program at a full boil, President Trump has announced the first step in what could become a trade war with China. It’s not a coincidence. To say that the U.S. is disappointed with China …

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Philly's Soda-Tax Fiasco

Taxes: Hey, here’s a great idea: Let’s tax soda to the hilt, rake in tons of money, and spend it on Pre-K education. What could possibly go wrong? Well, the city of Philadelphia just found out. So-called sin taxes, intended to make people pay extra …

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The Fight For $15 Fizzles

Economics: Last year, the “Fight for $15” movement was said to have unstoppable momentum, driven by labor unions, left-wing politicians and a sympathetic press. Then reality struck. Too bad it didn’t strike sooner. “This is a trend that cannot be stopped.” “The political earth has …

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N.Y. Times' Bias Shows In Global Warming Report — What Else Is New?

Media Bias: Like other former bastions of media respectability, the New York Times can’t seem to get out of its own way these days. A big scoop it grandly published Tuesday about a “leaked” devastating report on global warming turns out to have been false. …

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Trump Is Right — Multiple Justice Department Emails Prove Media Were 'Reluctant To Cover' Lynch-Clinton Scandal

Media Bias: Journalists rushed to the defense of two reporters after President Trump accused them of being “reluctant to cover” the scandalous tarmac meeting between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton. But a review of the entire cache of email exchanges inside the Justice …

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No, North Korea's Nuclear Threat Isn't Fake News

Kim’s Nukes: The threat of a North Korean nuclear weapon that could reach the U.S. is real, a new report suggests. Those who think this is just Trumpian saber-rattling haven’t been paying attention for the last 65 years. Kim Jong-un’s military scientists have figured out …

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