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Who Says We Spend 'Too Much' On Health Care?

Health Reform: Any time there’s a debate about health care reform, someone will invariably declare that the U.S. spends “too much” on health care. How do we know that? We don’t, it turns out. It has become a long-standing cliche in the reform debate. “We …

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Fix Nafta, Don't Break It

Nafta: As anyone who regularly reads IBD knows, we take a back seat to no one when it comes to advocating free trade. That said, renegotiating Nafta to fix some of its flaws doesn’t mean you’re stepping away from free trade. The Nafta renegotiation talks …

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There's One Russia Scandal The Press Doesn't Want You To Know About

Russia Collusion: In one of his Thursday evening tweets, President Trump complained once again about the “Fake Media,” this time for not covering a fresh scandal involving an Obama-era uranium deal with Russia. Does Trump have a legitimate beef? You be the judge. By any …

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Obama Administration, Hillary Clinton Covered Up Their Deep, Corrupt Ties To Russia

Russian Scandal: As the old saying goes, it’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up. That’s certainly true with the growing scandal over the Russians’ extortion racket in the U.S., possible bribes to the Bill and Hillary Clinton Foundation, and the FBI’s curious decision not to …

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Trump Bends The Knee To King Corn

Corny Capitalism: This is one campaign promise we wish President Trump would break. But alas, he just told his EPA to give up any thought of cutting back on the federal government’s anti-consumer, anti-environment ethanol mandate. Sad. The story begins in 2005, when President Bush …

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Senate Investigates Russia, Hillary Clinton, Obama, Uranium And Bribes — And It's About Time

Obama Scandals: We now know, thanks to an investigation by The Hill, that the Russian scandal’s roots go far deeper than first thought, extending all the way to the start of the Obama administration. Many people seemed to know about it: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, …

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This Is An ObamaCare Bailout, Pure And Simple

Health Reform: Although pitched as a bipartisan plan to “stabilize” the ObamaCare insurance markets, the bill now being talked up in the Senate would hand $14 billion over to the insurance industry and do nothing to fix ObamaCare’s underlying problems. The proposal, developed by Republican …

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Trump Defeats ISIS In Months — After Years Of Excuses From Obama

Terrorism: Nine months after President Trump promised to defeat ISIS “quickly and effectively,” U.S.-backed forces captured Raqqa, which until Tuesday had served as the ISIS capital. The battle now is over who deserves credit: Trump or President Obama. Trump, not surprisingly, claims it for himself: …

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Yes, The Russia Scandal Is Real — And It Involves Hillary Clinton

Clinton Scandals: For well over a year now, the progressive left in the Democratic Party have tried hard to sell the idea that, a) Russia meddled in our election, and, b) that it was to the detriment of Hillary Clinton. After nearly a year and a …

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Three More Trump/Russia 'Bombshells' Turn Out To Be Duds

Scandalmongering: Over the weekend, CNN offered up a shocking revelation: Russia had enlisted Pikachu and his Pokemon pals in its effort to get Donald Trump elected president. Well, not really. It was just the latest nonstory whipped up by the Trump-hating press. Here’s the headline …

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