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It's Official: Trump Tax Cuts Are Boosting Growth And Mostly Paying For Themselves

Taxes: When the Congressional Budget Office released its updated budget forecast, everyone focused on the deficit number. But buried in the report was the CBO’s admission that it vastly overestimated the cost of the Trump tax cuts, because it didn’t account for the strong economic …

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A Startling New Discovery Could Destroy All Those Global Warming Doomsday Forecasts

Climate Change: Scientists just discovered a massive, heretofore unknown, source of nitrogen. Why does this matter? Because it could dramatically change those dire global warming forecasts that everybody claims are based on “settled science.” X The researchers, whose findings were published in the prestigious journal …

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Facebook Still Hasn't Owned Up To One Huge Privacy Breach

Data Breach: Every day, it seems, Facebook faces new troubles on the privacy front. But there’s one breach that Facebook executives still have not accounted for. Namely, the wholesale transfer of user data to the Obama campaign in 2012. X The latest privacy flap came …

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The Gender Pay Gap Is Nothing Compared With These Other Workplace Gaps

Equal Opportunity: This Saturday is Equal Pay Day. No, it’s not a new national holiday. It’s meant to represent the gender pay gap and how women are, because of discrimination, underpaid compared with men. By why stop there? X According to the National Committee on …

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Trade Wars Have No Winners, Only Badly Damaged Survivors

Trade War: In the tit-for-tat trade war between the U.S. and China, pain is a major theme. The idea is to ratchet up the pain, through tariffs and other punishments, until one side says “uncle.” But what if no one says “uncle”? X On Friday, President …

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Census Citizenship Question: 5 Arguments Against It — And Why They're All Bogus

Enumeration: As soon as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced that the 2020 Census would include a citizenship question, a flurry of protests erupted. But a closer look at the arguments against adding this question shows that none hold water. So what explains the fierce opposition? …

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By Handing Out Driver's Licenses, Far-Left California Invites Illegals To Stay — And Taxpayers To Pay

Illegal Immigration: 1,001,000. It’s a big number, especially since it represents the number of so-called undocumented immigrants who now have driver’s licenses in California, according to the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Welcome to the Golden State’s special brand of lunacy. X Providing documents to …

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Zuckerberg Starts Talking, And Makes Facebook's Problems Even Worse

Public Relations: After days of silence in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been talking up a storm. Given the kinds of things he’s been saying, it might be better if he went back to his Silent Zuck routine. …

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Did U.S. And China Just Fire First Shots In A Destructive Trade War?

Trade War: The other shoe, as the saying goes, has now dropped. China inevitably fired a salvo shortly after President Trump announced his plans to impose tariffs of as much as 25% on $50 billion of Chinese goods. There will be no clear economic winners …

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Trump To Illegal Immigrant 'Caravan': No, You Aren't Citizens And, No, U.S. Border Is Not 'Open'

Immigration: Another day, another manufactured crisis. In this one, a “caravan” of 1,200 people from Central America (mainly Honduras) are making their way up through Guatemala and Mexico to the U.S. border. Once there, they plan to “demand” amnesty. If the U.S. fails to defend …

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