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Image of the Day: More Fantastic News from Gallup - Economic Confidence Highest Since 2000

More phenomenal news from Gallup.  Consumer spending accounts for approximately two-thirds of the U.S. economy, and economic confidence has now reached its highest point since 2000, when the mainstream media couldn't stop talking about how great things were.  Thank you, deregulation and tax cuts.

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January 24, 2020 • 12:34 pm
Happy Anniversary to Citizens United

Happy Anniversary to Citizens United

Publishing companies, especially smaller ones, can now print books about political figures without being policed by the state.

The Israel-U.S. Model Has Been a Resounding Success

The Israel-U.S. Model Has Been a Resounding Success

Instead of cajoling allies to join us in expeditionary wars abroad, the U.S. increasingly appears reluctant to intervene, especially in the Middle East.

Sabre/Farelogix Merger: DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit Needlessly Threatens U.S. Prosperity and Innovation

Sabre/Farelogix Merger: DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit Needlessly Threatens U.S. Prosperity and Innovation

Contrary to the DOJ’s assertion, Sabre doesn’t seek to eliminate Farelogix, but rather incorporate and improve its software product to provide a superior product.

Trump Comes Out Swinging Against Impeachment

Trump Comes Out Swinging Against Impeachment

Biden's conduct in Ukraine raises questions. What's wrong with investigating? That's the point, say Trump's lawyers.

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