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Image of the Day: Big Government's Reverse-Midas Touch

From our friends at American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a vivid illustration of big government's reverse-Midas touch -- notice what all of these things have in common:

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September 14, 2018 • 10:02 am
CFIF Constitution Day Quiz

CFIF Constitution Day Quiz

September 17th is Constitution Day. Take our 17-Question Quiz to test your knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.

The Medicare-for-All Hoax

The Medicare-for-All Hoax

The new scheme would guarantee hospital care, doctors' visits, even dental, vision and long-term care, all provided by Uncle Sam.

Lack of Ideological Diversity Eviscerates Colleges' Affirmative Action Rationalization

Lack of Ideological Diversity Eviscerates Colleges' Affirmative Action Rationalization

How does any institutional group claiming commitment to "diversity" explain a twelve-to-one disparity in what might constitute the area in which diversity is most important, professorial diversity?

When a Foreign Adversary Meddled In a Presidential Election

When a Foreign Adversary Meddled In a Presidential Election

The rhetoric was restrained, too. To use one measure, it did not lead to widespread use of the word "treason" in the public discussion of President Clinton.

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