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BOOM: How the GOP Tax Plan Could Lead to Unprecedented Growth

There are a number of reasons why Democrats have steadily lost ground in Washington over the last six years, culminating in last November’s electoral shellacking, but one of the biggest is the economy. President Barack Obama presided over one of the slowest, shakiest economic recoveries in American history, all but ensuring that everyone except the very wealthy wound up worse ...

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The NFL is on the Verge of Losing One of its Biggest Sponsors

In an earnings call on Wednesday, the CEO of Papa John’s Pizza said that the NFL’s botched efforts at getting players to stand for the national anthem was not just hurting the league’s own ratings and ticket sales – it was causing customers to abandon their pizza as well! In the call, CEO John Schnatter said, “The NFL has hurt ...

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Trump is Outpacing Ronald Reagan in One Hugely Important Area

Donald Trump reminded a lot of older Americans of Ronald Reagan when he was on his remarkable tear through the Republican primaries. The two men were not particularly similar in their mannerisms or rhetoric, or even their policies, but they were both insurgent candidates loathed by the mainstream establishment. And both of them captured the imagination of conservatives from sea ...

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“Smoking Gun”: Congress Just Proved Obama DOJ Was Playing Favorites

In comments Tuesday, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va) said that his committee had uncovered evidence that the Obama Justice Department deliberately shuttled settlement money away from conservative organizations so that liberal groups could pick up the lion’s share of the cash. The revelation, which comes months after Attorney General Jeff Sessions put an end to the practice of putting ...

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New Report: Democrats Can’t Raise Enough Money to Compete With Trump

According to Politico, Democrats may be winning the rhetorical war against Donald Trump and the Republicans on the mainstream media airwaves, but it isn’t going to help them recapture the White House in 2020. If they want to do that, they’ll have to generate some excitement among the donors…and that’s simply not happening. In pleas that are a far cry ...

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ACTION: Trump Begins Repealing Obamacare From the Oval Office

With a series of major executive orders on Thursday, President Donald Trump took serious action to begin repealing the unconstitutional, freedom-killing aspects of the Affordable Care Act, compelling Congress to either get its act together or watch the marketplace implode under the weight of its own bad regulations. In the most significant of the actions, Trump put a halt to ...

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Is There Any Hope of Saving American Healthcare?

If you’ve been following the Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare this year, it probably did not surprise you when the latest attempt – the Graham-Cassidy bill – was withdrawn from consideration in the Senate this week. While this bill was an improvement over the last one – the so-called “skinny repeal” that failed over the summer – it ...

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Trump Needles Kim Jong Un Over Economic Sanctions

President Donald Trump needled North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in a tweet this weekend, giving him a new nickname that is sure to catch on. “I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night,” Trump wrote on Sunday. “Asked him how Rocket Man is doing. Long gas lines forming in North Korea. Too bad!” Trump’s mocking nickname for Kim ...

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Black Lives Matter Activist to Whites: Give Your Property to Us

Just when you thought you’d seen the craziest of the crazy from the misbegotten, racist movement known as Black Lives Matter, they come out of the woodwork to prove that you haven’t seen anything yet. In an article for Leo Weekly, Chanelle Helm, an activist associated with Black Lives Matter Louisville, gives us “10 requests” that white people should consider ...

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Conservatives Call New Seattle Tax an “Assault on the Rule of Law”

The Freedom Foundation is suing the city of Seattle over a new tax passed by the City Council targeting high-income residents. While the council calls its initiative a “new formula for fairness,” the conservative think tank says it’s an illegal scam that sets a disturbing precedent. The new measure is aimed at those who make more than $250,000 a year ...

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