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State of the 2018 Midterms

Scott Rasmussen

Republicans passed a tax cut, eliminated the Obamacare mandate and took other steps to reduce the...

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Time to end abusive collection practices on student loan debt

Kent Winward

Instead of owing a debt to the benefits of education, we have a lot of debt we owe for education.


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Trump's curious coalition

Robert Reich

Trump's curious coalition endures only because he's a clever salesman and con man. The only way it can possibly succeed at entrenching Trump is if Democrats say and do little or nothing.


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Medical marijuana debate in Utah resembles a NASCAR pileup

Rick Larsen

Along with a conversation about the ballot initiative process, or the appropriateness of threats and lawsuits, Sutherland suggests a conversation about civility: about our willingness to engage and discover for ourselves the facts of any given issue.


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The Seattle head tax is idiotic

Derugy

This head tax won't be paid by Amazon. Companies don't pay taxes. People ultimately pay taxes. That means that this tax will come out of the wages of future employees, the bonuses and wage growth of current employees, the dividends of shareholders, and the pockets of customers, who will face higher...


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Politics as (Un)usual

Mark Shields

America is anything but united; any common ground between the politically warring camps is scarce. Sadly, even an authentic American hero who is almost certainly on his deathbed is not given the benefit of the doubt and instead is the target of political invective from fellow Republicans.


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Supreme Court OKs sports betting: Let the states wet their beaks

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The other day, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized sports betting, essentially transforming politicians from every state in America into bookies. State governments and their virtuous politicos are thrilled, dreaming of revenue coming in from state-licensed sports book operations. But before everybody...


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Why Jerasulem Matters

Ben Shapiro

Israel is seen as an outpost of colonialism by leftists, and has been since the 1967 war. Then-President Barack Obama expressed the view well in his 2009 speech in Cairo, suggesting that Israel's rationale relied on its "tragic history" that "culminated in an unprecedented Holocaust."


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Happy anniversary. Robert Mueller

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Trump himself seized the anniversary of the start of the Mueller inquiry to tweet a mocking commentary: "Congratulations, America, we are now into the second year of the greatest Witch Hunt in American History ... and there is still No Collusion and No Obstruction. The only Collusion was that done...


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The Russia temptation

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Scandal politics is always very tempting, and the left, especially TV personalities like MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, have given in to it utterly. Its allure is understandable: It's easy. You don't have to do any of the hard work of public persuasion or re-examine any of your assumptions. Robert Mueller...


Column

State of the 2018 Midterms

Scott Rasmussen

Republicans passed a tax cut, eliminated the Obamacare mandate and took other steps to reduce the regulatory burden. The economy took off, people are feeling better about how things are going in the nation, and recent primaries suggest that the enthusiasm of Republican voters is higher than...


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