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Did Fed Just Warn That Four Rate Hikes Are Coming In 2018?

The Fed: The question for months has been, will the Fed raise rates four times, or only three? After new Fed chief Jerome Powell’s first testimony to Congress on Tuesday, “four” now looks like the right answer. But will that take rates up too far, …

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Are We At A 'Turning Point' On Gun Control? Don't Believe The Hype

Guns: In the wake of the Florida school shooting, gun control advocates say horrible tragedy marks a fundamental shift in the nation’s debate over gun ownership. But that’s what they say after every shooting tragedy, and it never happens. X Look at the headlines in …

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Russia Scandal: Dem 'Rebuttal' Memo Backfires, Confirms Abuses In Trump Probe

Dueling Memos: Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., promised that a memo drafted by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee would refute charges raised in an earlier Republican memo about FBI and DOJ abuses in the Trump/Russia investigation. Instead, the Democrats’ memo ended up confirming several key …

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Fed's Model Predicts Inflation — Here's Why It's Premature

Inflation: The Fed is fretting that the U.S. is now past “full employment,” a condition it fears might soon trigger a major bout of inflation. The central bank should relax, and so should markets. X With three, and possibly four, rate hikes penciled in for …

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Net Neutrality Zealots Are Wrong — The Market Just Proved It

Regulation: The internet has 60 days left before it is destroyed by the lack of federal “net neutrality” rules. That’s the claim, anyway. The truth is, the internet is on the cusp of a vast improvement. X The 60-day clock started when the FCC’s officially …

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Trump Throws A Lifeline To Millions Of ObamaCare Victims

Health Care: Middle class families who no longer can afford health insurance thanks to the “Affordable Care Act” — aka, ObamaCare — are one step closer to getting some relief, courtesy of the Trump administration, in the form of a new, low-cost, short-term insurance option. …

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CNN's Pro-Gun Control 'Children's Crusade' Exploited Grieving Students And Parents

Media Bias: It’s bad enough that the students of Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School have been traumatized by the mass shooting by a former student that claimed 17 lives. But gun control extremists in the media, Hollywood and Democratic Party now are exploiting them to …

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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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