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02/23/2017 08:53 PM
Pence Vows to End ‘Obamacare Nightmare’

Vice President Mike Pence attempted to assure conservative activists on Thursday that Obamacare is on its way out. “Let me assure you,” Pence said at... Read More

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02/23/2017 04:53 PM
Scott Walker Points to Wisconsin Model for Why Republicans Should Follow Through on Promises

Gov. Scott Walker asked his fellow conservatives to follow through on the promises made to Americans, and used his home state of Wisconsin as evidence... Read More

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02/23/2017 04:48 PM
Ecuador Rejects Leftist Incumbent, Votes for Economic Freedom

Last weekend, Ecuadoreans did something they haven’t done since 2006: They voted in significant numbers against the socialist Alianza Pais party of three-term leftist President... Read More

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02/23/2017 03:56 PM
Climate Change ‘Lunacy’ Called a Gift to Conservatives

For conservatives, the “lunacy,” “wrongness,” and “criminality” of climate change theories is the gift that keeps on giving, the executive editor of the London branch... Read More

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02/23/2017 03:31 PM
Conservatives to Congress: Deliver on Obamacare Repeal and Replace Promise

Conservatives and business leaders in the health care market have a message to Congress on Obamacare: Deliver on your promise to repeal the health care... Read More

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02/23/2017 02:31 PM
Jim DeMint Urges Conservatives to ‘Make Possible What the Establishment Says Is Impossible’

“We must think big, we must act bold. That’s the American way.” That was the message Jim DeMint, president of The Heritage Foundation and former South... Read More

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02/23/2017 02:29 PM
Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus Tout Trump’s Commitment to Keeping Promises

Two men forming something of a White House odd couple—Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus—touted President Donald Trump’s commitment to keeping his campaign promises in a... Read More

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02/23/2017 01:43 PM
Why Trump’s Call to Investigate Vote Fraud Is Valid

President Donald Trump recently called for an investigation into vote fraud. His press secretary Sean Spicer added: “This isn’t just about the 2016 election. This... Read More

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02/23/2017 01:41 PM
Betsy DeVos Confronts Transgender Controversy at CPAC

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos didn’t dance around the obvious in her speech Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC. First, DeVos addressed actions... Read More

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02/23/2017 01:37 PM
Ted Cruz, at CPAC, Urges Term Limits for Congress

Now is the time for lawmakers to follow through on promises they made in their 2016 campaigns, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, told the crowd Thursday... Read More

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02/23/2017 11:17 AM
Michael Novak, Friend of Economic Freedom

The news of Michael Novak’s death Feb. 17 saddened close friends and colleagues in the community of think tank scholars who drew so much from... Read More

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02/23/2017 09:25 AM
Kellyanne Conway Encourages Conservative Women to Be Outspoken

White House official Kellyanne Conway delivered a message to young women to be outspoken and also heralded President Donald Trump’s energy. “He replaced this fiction... Read More

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02/23/2017 08:17 AM
The Secret Service Needs an Overhaul to Keep the President Safe

The Secret Service currently polls as the worst place to work in the federal government, as mistakes and disciplinary issues have become bigger and more... Read More

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02/22/2017 07:19 PM
Watch How One Congressman Handles a Rowdy Town Hall Meeting

Rep. Dave Brat shocked the political establishment in 2014 when he defeated then-Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District.... Read More

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02/22/2017 04:57 PM
Trump Right to Fix Obama’s Unlawful Transgender School Policy

The Trump administration acted Wednesday night to fix the Obama administration’s unlawful “gender identity” school policy and return authority to parents and teachers in the states.... Read More

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02/22/2017 04:23 PM
Latest Court Decision Blocking Texas’ Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood Shows Need for Congressional Action

A U.S. district judge has blocked the state of Texas from cutting off Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding. This is the sixth instance in which a... Read More

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02/22/2017 04:04 PM
Democrat Governor Wants to Cut Taxpayer Funding for Public Broadcasting to Zero

At a time when President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly considering cuts to public broadcasting, one Democrat governor already has proposed to eliminate taxpayers’ subsidies... Read More

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02/22/2017 02:34 PM
Obama Bests Monroe, Madison, Clinton on Historians’ List of Great Presidents

Abraham Lincoln, who preserved the Union and ended slavery, is our greatest president while immediate predecessor James Buchanan, who dithered and dallied while war clouds... Read More

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02/22/2017 12:22 PM
Trump Wants Justice Department to Investigate Leakers. How That Works.

Frustrated by a proliferation of leaks early in his administration, President Donald Trump last week said he directed the Department of Justice to open a... Read More

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02/22/2017 11:48 AM
CPAC to Focus Its Message on ‘We the People’

This week, thousands of conservatives will travel to the nation’s capital for the 43rd annual Conservative Political Action Conference. The four-day conference, hosted by the... Read More

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02/22/2017 09:51 AM
Congressional Aides in Criminal Probe Owed Money to Hezbollah-Connected Fugitive

Congressional aides suspected of criminally misusing their access to House computer systems owed $100,000 to an Iraqi politician who is wanted by U.S. authorities and... Read More

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02/22/2017 08:32 AM
How Reined-In Government Regains the Trust of Americans

A dangerous “us versus them” attitude is festering in Washington these days. It’s not surprising with headlines about congressional Democrats and party officials expressing an... Read More

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02/22/2017 07:24 AM
Big Challenges Await Seema Verma, Trump’s Choice to Oversee Medicare, Medicaid

The Senate Finance Committee has completed nearly four hours of confirmation hearings for Seema Verma, President Donald Trump’s nominee for administrator of the Centers for Medicare... Read More

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02/22/2017 07:22 AM
Creating Jobs in Mississippi’s Golden Triangle

Entrepreneurial dynamism has lagged in America for the past eight years, according to The Heritage Foundation’s 2017 Index of Economic Freedom. Yet someone in Mississippi’s... Read More

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02/21/2017 10:11 PM
There’s Nothing Free

It was Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman who made famous the adage, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Friedman could have added that... Read More

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02/21/2017 06:42 PM
Credit Where Credit Is Due: Leave Tuition Tax Credit Scholarship Options to the States

The Trump administration is reportedly considering working with Congress to establish a federal tuition tax credit scholarship program. Such tuition tax credit scholarship programs make... Read More

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02/21/2017 04:42 PM
Trump Targets Criminals, Late Arrivals in Immigration Enforcement

The Department of Homeland Security will make prioritization key in its beefed-up enforcement of the border and the interior of the country—removing criminals first, while... Read More

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02/21/2017 04:35 PM
Trump’s Stellar Pick for National Security Adviser

Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is a perfect fit for the position of national security adviser, and it is no surprise that his selection by... Read More

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02/21/2017 04:06 PM
One Mom’s Fight for Her Special Needs Son in the Age of Obamacare

For Marjorie Weer and her family, the Affordable Care Act has been both a blessing and a burden. The family of four, who live in... Read More

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02/21/2017 03:42 PM
Latest Case of JAG Malpractice Shows Pressing Need for Reform

The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (the top military court) has slammed another Army trial prosecutor for egregious misconduct in an Army court-martial.... Read More

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