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Spending Cuts, Not Tax Hikes, Boost Economic Growth

Some point to the deficit as a reason to raise taxes. But new research shows that spending cuts are superior to tax hikes when it comes to reducing the deficit. This should embolden lawmakers to pursue spending reductions in this year’s budget resolution, giving particular …

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Why Robots Will Not Put Us Out of Work

A recent article in The Guardian dons the foreboding title “Robots will destroy our jobs—and we’re not ready for it.” The article claims, “For every job created by robotic automation, several more will be eliminated entirely. … This disruption will have a devastating impact on …

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Newt Gingrich: America Should Arm Teachers to Stop School Shootings

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said America should begin arming schoolteachers and administrators to protect their students from mass shootings. The first step is to arm people within the schools and give them a fighting chance, Gingrich said Tuesday on “Fox & Friends,” in …

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Look Beyond the Olympic Facade. The Real Face of North Korea Is a Prison State.

Millions around the globe gathered around their TVs beginning Feb. 8 to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics, which are taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, a mountainous rural village, 110 miles east of Seoul. As the world turned its gaze to the Korean Peninsula, it witnessed North Korea and South …

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Trump Pushes ‘Bump Stock’ Ban Before Meeting With Florida Students, Teachers

President Donald Trump called for a ban Tuesday on devices that enable guns to fire more rounds more rapidly, one day before he was scheduled to meet with students and teachers from the high school in Parkland, Florida, where a rampaging former student shot and …

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In Estonia, US Fighter Pilots Train for Next War With ‘One Hand Tied Behind Their Backs’

TALLINN, Estonia—At a bombing range in Estonia, U.S. fighter pilots are training to fight a far more technologically sophisticated adversary than they’ve faced in war zones like Afghanistan, Syria, or Iraq since 2001. And they’re training to do so without relying on America’s vaunted technological …

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New Trump Health Policy Would Make Coverage Options More Affordable

The Trump administration moved on Tuesday to make affordable health care available to millions of Americans with a new proposed rule that would expand the availability of short-term limited duration plans to one year. The rule comes as a result of the president’s executive order …

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Survey of ‘Politics Experts’ Ranks Trump the Worst President in History. Here’s Why That’s Absurd.

Over Presidents Day weekend, what more appropriately should be a celebration of George Washington’s birthday, The New York Times published the results of a survey of “politics experts” who ranked American presidents from greatest to worst. The poll relied on “170 members of the American …

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How to Protect Free Speech on Campus? Override the Heckler’s Veto.

The irony and hypocrisy are obviously lost on self-styled “anti-fascists” who loudly—and, more often than not, violently—shut down, in fascist fashion, the free speech of others on college campuses. Or maybe they are in fact aware of the hypocrisy and just don’t care about the …

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4 Cases to Watch at the Supreme Court This Month

The Supreme Court is scheduled to return to Washington next week after nearly a month off. The justices will hear a number of important oral arguments, including cases involving free speech, public employee unions, and digital privacy. Here are four cases to watch. Public Employee …

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