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    Which Generation Will Deal With the Federal Spending Mess?

    If you have kids or grandkids, a federal fiscal mess awaits them, according to Pew researchers. Will they kick the can down the road as well? Not very many people seem to care about paring back federal spending. When Americans are asked to make up the budget for the…
    Donna Martinez, April 22, 2019
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    Mueller report versus Starr report

    Paul Mirengoff of the Power Line blog contrasts special counsel Robert Mueller’s report with findings from the last major independent counsel investigation targeting a sitting president. In his long-awaited report, special counsel Robert Mueller found that the evidence failed to establish “collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russia.
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    Raising a red flag over red-flag gun laws

    John Miltimore explains in a column for the Foundation for Economic Education why red-flag gun laws raise serious concerns. Red flag gun laws are suddenly popular in America. Colorado recently became the fifteenth state to pass such a law. The law, the tenth such passed since the Stoneman…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    Cato to launch Simon Abundance Index

    Ronald Bailey writes for Reason.com about a new tool designed to celebrate human ingenuity. Economist Julian Simon from the University of Maryland understood that the authors of The Limits to Growth were vastly underestimating human ingenuity operating under the rule of law in free markets to solve problems…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    Real evidence of Russian collusion

    Daniel Ashman writes for the American Thinker about a new book that documents actual American collusion with Russians. Numerous examples are provided in a soon to be released book, Judgment in Moscow, by the heroic Soviet dissident, Vladimir Bukovsky. He makes use of extensive first hand documents that…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    Hayward decries ‘climate cult’

    Steven Hayward writes for the Power Line blog about irrational climate alarmists. I’m fond of referring to the climate campaigners as the “climatistas” because they remind me of the Sandinistas and their fellow-traveling fans back in the 1980s. But someone writing as “Will” over at The Medium has…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a new proposal for certificate-of-need reform in North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights new research that shows the negative impact of excessive federal debt.
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    Martin Center columnist supports undocumented students

    Fabio Rojas writes for the Martin Center in support of admitting illegal immigrants to American college campuses. [C]onservative social though often relies on the idea of personal responsibility, as Dennis Prager argued. People should be judged on their behavior, not the behavior of others. To exclude students from colleges…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2019