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Image of the Day: SpaceX Also Means Lower Cost to U.S. Taxpayers

Earlier this week, we continued our efforts to highlight how Elon Musk and SpaceX have propelled American space exploration from the private sector.  In that vein, UnbiasedAmerica illustrates vividly how this month's SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch also means significant savings for U.S. taxpayers over equivalent predecessors:

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February 16, 2018 • 12:22 pm
Intellectual Property: America Still Leads the World, but Dangers Lurk

Intellectual Property: America Still Leads the World, but Dangers Lurk

After traditionally remaining atop the world ranking in patent protection, we slipped to tenth last year, and now to twelfth in the latest Index.

Foreign Freeloading to Blame for High Drug Prices

Foreign Freeloading to Blame for High Drug Prices

The U.S. is the biggest free market for pharmaceuticals - the only place left where pharma companies can recoup their innovation costs.

What Explains the FBI’s Deep Faith in Trump Dossier Author?

What Explains the FBI’s Deep Faith in Trump Dossier Author?

The bureau vouched for Steele and his information without verification and without fully grappling with the question of Steele's honesty.

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SCOTUS Halftime Report

Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute and Editor-in-Chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review, discusses some of the most closely watched cases on the U.S. Supreme Court's current docket and what lies ahead[more]
Entitlement Reform: Eating an Elephant One Bite at a Time

Alex Brill, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the need for sound, incremental fiscal savings proposals that lead toward entitlement reform and the impact of tax policy on the U.S. economy[more]
White House Valentines

Andrew Och, Award-Winning Television Producer and Author of "Unusual for their Time: On the Road with America's First Ladies, Volumes One and Two," discusses the love between some of America's First Ladies and their presidential husbands[more]
Should We Fear the Robots?

John P. Bailey, Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses artificial intelligence, the new Amazon Go store concept, and the possibilities (as well as potential perils) of the AI economy[more]
IRS Violated the Constitution

Catherine Engelbrecht, Founder of True the Vote, discusses the consent decree issued by the district court in her organization's lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service for discrimination on the basis of political viewpoint[more]
Bipartisanship in America

Quin Hillyer, a Contributing Editor of National Review magazine, a Senior Editor for The American Spectator magazine, and a Nationally Recognized Authority on the American political process, discusses why millions of Americans want the “political noise” to stop and partisanship to be reduced, and the viability[more]
The State of the Union: Its History and More

Tommy Binion, Director of Congressional and Executive Branch Relations at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the history of the State of the Union address, a president's goals for the speech, and the implications of providing the opposition response[more]
America: The Owner's Manual

Chris Hand, Attorney, Author and Former Speechwriter, Campaign Press Secretary and Senate Press Secretary for former Florida Governor and then-U.S. Senator Bob Graham, discusses his latest book, "America, the Owner's Manual: You Can Fight City Hall-and Win"[more]
Question of the Week   
Which one of the following American women was the first to obtain a glider pilot’s license?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"Temporary protection for Dreamers could be squeezed into a March spending package along with border security funding, lawmakers said after the Senate failed to pass a more comprehensive measure on Thursday.Senators announced the new plan after emerging from the chamber, where lawmakers defeated four immigration-related measures offered by both parties that would have provided Dreamers with permanent…[more]
 
 
—Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner
— Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner
 
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The current federal gasoline tax is 18.4 cents per gallon, last raised in 1993. What level of additional federal tax would you support to fund infrastructure redevelopment needs?