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 2020-09-27 15:46 

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Fear Not the Catholic Justice...

Even before President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, Barrett's religious views came under fire from prominent progressives. If this sounds familiar, it's because these sa...

 2020-09-27 15:34 

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Dirty Attacks Against Amy Coney Barrett Begin Early...

If you thought liberals scraped the bottom of the barrel with their attacks on Justice Brett Kavanaugh, I'm very sorry to inform you that you were wrong. Liberals have now gone even lower. As soon as various sources identified Amy Coney Barrett as Pre...

 2020-09-27 15:26 

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In Amy Coney Barrett, Trump Picks an Exacting Scholar for Supreme Court...

President Donald Trump on Saturday evening nominated U.S. Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the vacancy created by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Trump appointed Barrett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7 th Circuit in Octob...

 2020-09-25 17:30 

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VIRTUAL EVENT: The New Race for Space: Success and Challenges in the Final Frontier...

Over the last four years, the United States has taken great strides in the domain of space. The Department of Defense has been reorganized to add a new service and a new combatant command whose collective focus is the warfighting domain of space. NASA was...

 2020-09-24 19:04 

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The 2020 Redistricting Process: Will the Courts Take It Over?...

With or without COVID-19, the U.S. Census will be taken in 2020. The results of that Census will drive a round of reapportionment and redistricting for congressional seats and many state and local governing bodies in 2021. Even if the distribution of thos...

 2020-09-23 19:42 

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Congress Should Reauthorize Trade Programs That Cut Tariffs for Americans...

Yesterday, members of the House of Representatives voted unanimously to reauthorize the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act. The act is a trade preference program that eliminates tariffs on organic chemicals and textiles, and was up for renewal by the e...

 2020-09-23 18:56 

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What's Needed for Health Care Reform: Personalized Care That Puts You and Your Doctor in Charge...

The following is an open letter to the American people from 68 leaders participating in the Health Policy Consensus Group. The full list of signatories follows the letter. The nation faces a clear choice between two paths for America's health care fut...

 2020-09-23 18:45 

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Shaping Our Technological Future...

This article is an excerpt from the " 2020 Mandate for Leadership: A Clear Vision for the Next Administration ." It looks back at policy decisions made by the Trump administration over the past four years. You can purchase your copy of "Mandat...

 2020-09-21 17:26 

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North Korea: Not Another Summit Until Progress at Working-Level Talks...

The United States and North Korea have both indicated a willingness to hold another summit meeting while concurrently downplaying its likelihood. Pyongyang rejects working-level meetings that would lay the necessary groundwork for a detailed agreement, al...

 2020-09-21 12:33 

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Securing the Border and Fixing Our Broken Immigration System...

This article is an excerpt from the " 2020 Mandate for Leadership: A Clear Vision for the Next Administration ." It looks back at policy decisions made by the Trump administration over the past four years. You can purchase your copy of "Mandat...

 2020-09-21 12:33 

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Rabbis Condemn Southern Poverty Law Center, Call on Amazon Smile to Drop It...

Prominent Jewish rabbis —including leaders in the Rabbinical Alliance of America and Young Israel—are urging Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to eject the Southern Poverty Law Center from the Amazon Smile program . The Southern Poverty Law Center ostensi...

 2020-09-18 16:37 

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Restoring Justice for All in America's Criminal Justice System...

This article is an excerpt from the " 2020 Mandate for Leadership: A Clear Vision for the Next Administration ." It looks back at policy decisions made by the Trump administration over the past four years. You can purchase your copy of "Mandat...

 2020-09-18 16:37 

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USDA and HHS Should Reject Flawed Dietary Recommendations...

The 2020 federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans is coming, and this development is more important than many people might think. Developed every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the guidel...

 2020-09-18 16:28 

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The Facts About Climate Change and California Fires...

Despite some progress made by heroic firefighters, wildfires continue to tear through the West. Tragically, the fires have taken more than 30 lives (with many more missing), destroyed thousands of structures, and burned millions of acres. Here are answers...

 2020-09-17 12:36 

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On Constitution Day, We Should Reflect on the Right to Vote, Which Generation Z Now Shares...

Constitution Day is a time to bolster our confidence in our great republic. Through the Constitution, America has continuously strengthened our union by expanding rights for the disenfranchised to participate in our democracy. And with an election swiftly...

 2020-09-16 22:17 

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Outer Space and Private Property...

As a new generation of entrepreneurs has rekindled interest in outer space the issue of private property has moved from the margins to center stage. In 1967, more than 100 nations signed onto the Outer Space Treaty, introduced to help govern the nascent S...

 2020-09-16 20:14 

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Extending Textiles Trade Preferences Will Help Both Haiti, U.S....

As a group of American apparel companies noted in a letter last month to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act expires at the end of this month. As the letter to Lighthizer noted, Haiti is one of the bigges...

 2020-09-16 14:52 

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Trade and Taxes During Trump's First Term...

This article is an excerpt from the " 2020 Mandate for Leadership: A Clear Vision for the Next Administration ." It looks back at policy decisions made by the Trump administration over the past four years. You can purchase your copy of "Mandat...

 2020-09-16 14:42 

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Why "A PLUS" Would Be Better Than Yet Another Federal Education Bailout...

The Senate last week rejected a $500 billion "skinny stimulus" proposal addressing the coronavirus pandemic that included $105 billion in new federal education spending. The latter is a sum double what is spent annually by the federal Education De...

 2020-09-16 13:36 

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The Next Step In Medicare Reform...

Accounting for one-fifth of national health spending, Medicare plays a major role in structuring our nation's health system. REF Like other fee-for-service (FFS) health plans over the past half-century, Medicare has failed at both cost control and int...

 2020-09-15 15:26 

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CDC's Unlawful, Unconstitutional Moratorium on Evictions...

A beautiful aspect of American democracy is the separation of powers. The different branches of government are assigned specific functions, and are limited to the exercise of certain, specifically outlined powers. For example, Congress, which is directly ...

 2020-09-14 18:52 

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How Voluntary Labor Organizations Can Help Employees and Employers...

Labor unions have played an important role in U.S. history—particularly during the first half of the 20th century—helping workers to earn safety and health protections, securing just wages in line with workers' value, and providing workers...

 2020-09-14 13:27 

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Internal Review Useful for Upholding Standards of World Bank's "Doing Business" Report...

The World Bank recently announced that production of "Doing Business," one of the bank's signature annual publications, would be "paused" amid concerns about the integrity and impartiality of data collection and analysis. Officials sai...

 2020-09-14 13:09 

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Countering the Left's Climate Power Grab With Facts...

This article is an excerpt from the " 2020 Mandate for Leadership: A Clear Vision for the Next Administration ." It looks back at policy decisions made by the Trump administration over the past four years. You can purchase your copy of "Mandat...

 2020-09-11 14:47 

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These 10 Examples of Defensive Gun Use Underscore Second Amendment's True Purpose...

In announcing the launch of "Sportsmen and Sportswomen for Biden," the former vice president's campaign demonstrated earlier this month how many gun control advocates misconstrue the purpose of the Second Amendment. The coalition of "50 pr...

 2020-09-11 14:29 

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Modernizing America's Environmental Policy for the 21st Century...

This article is an excerpt from the " 2020 Mandate for Leadership: A Clear Vision for the Next Administration ." It looks back at policy decisions made by the Trump administration over the past four years. You can purchase your copy of "Mandat...

 2020-09-11 14:28 

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U.S.Japan Alliance Remains Insufficient Against Growing Chinese Military Threat...

China's controversial responses to the COVID-19 virus, targeting of Hong Kong democracy, and expanding territorial claims in the South China Sea have garnered countless headlines recently. But Beijing's long-standing efforts to press its claims in...

 2020-09-11 13:45 

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Executive Order to Defer Social Security Taxes Unlikely to Affect Program Sustainability—But Social Security Reform Desperately Required, Payroll Tax Cut Possible...

President Donald Trump's executive order allowing a deferral of workers' Social Security payroll taxes between September 2020 and December 2020, to be paid in the future, will have only a tiny, if any, impact on Social Security's finances. Eve...

 2020-09-10 12:45 

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Some Schools Don't Want You To Know What They Are Teaching Your Kids. That's a Problem....

Six months into the pandemic, some traditions will still not be upset by a virus. As approximately half of K-12 schools are only offering online instruction, parents will still know little, if anything, of what their children are being taught in school ex...

 2020-09-09 17:36 

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New Report Shows Why Congress Must Address National Debt...

The Congressional Budget Office released an update to its federal budget projections—the first full update to include effects from COVID-19. While the federal government's finances were already grim in January despite several years of solid econ...

 2020-09-08 13:32 

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A Microschooling Manual...

In March, public school shutdowns in response to COVID-19 affected more than 50 million children. Caught flat-footed, most districts failed at crisis online learning. Only 1 in 3 districts even expected teachers to provide instruction or monitor student a...

 2020-09-08 13:26 

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NATO's Role in Facing China's Challenge to the Transatlantic Community...

At the 2019 leaders meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in London, the Alliance stated in its declaration: "We recognize that China's growing influence and international policies present both opportunities and challenges that ...

 2020-09-05 14:19 

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New COVID-19 Findings Confirm What We Have Learned Since the Beginning. A Targeted Response Is More Important Than Ever....

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's most recent weekly provisional mortality update has caused a stir. It says: For 6% of deaths [involving COVID-19], COVID-19 was the only cause mentioned. For deaths with conditions or causes in addition...

 2020-09-04 13:10 

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Latest Data Proves COVID-19 Doesn't Justify Postal Bailout...

A stream of apocalyptic predictions and strained conspiracy theories have turned the once-sleepy world of U.S. Postal Service operations into front page news. Lawmakers focused on the topic are being confronted with an approaching deadline. By the end of ...

 2020-09-04 12:58 

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D.C. Mayor's Attempt to Shift Blame Falls Flat...

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser can't decide what she wants. A year ago, she advocated for criminal justice measures that even the Washington Post's editorial board decried as having "gone too far," a situation where "common sense may be losi...

 2020-09-04 12:48 

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Things We Hope to Learn from the DOJ Review of "Crossfire Hurricane"...

It has been four years since the Obama Administration opened the "Crossfire Hurricane" investigation into the presidential campaign of its political rival, Donald Trump, yet many questions relating to the instigation and execution of that investig...

 2020-09-03 16:47 

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Kosovo-Serbia Talks at the White House Aim at Normalization of Relations...

The U.S. will host Avdullah Hoti, the prime minister of Kosovo, and Aleksandar Vucic, the president of Serbia, on Friday for talks on normalizing relations. The Trump administration had originally planned the talks for June 27, but they were postponed aft...

 2020-09-03 15:42 

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Evidence Suggests Russia Has Again Used Poison to Punish an Opponent. The International Response Must Be Swift and Stern....

News reports on Wednesday out of Germany indicate that prominent Russian political opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, who recently became ill in Russia, may have been poisoned with the Russian military-grade nerve agent infamously known as "novichok.&...

 2020-09-01 19:09 

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In Choosing a New Prime Minister, Japan Should Elect a Champion for U.S. Alliance...

Washington strongly supported Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's national security and foreign policies. Now that Abe will be resigning before the end of his term next September, the U.S. should counsel the next prime minister to maintain Abe's ...

 2020-08-31 20:29 

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Politicians Seek to Drive Out Income Opportunities in California...

With the COVID-19 recession causing high unemployment around the country, now is the time for policymakers to lift barriers to earning an income. With limited operations and selective lockdowns making business activity difficult for both employers and emp...

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