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Taylor Swift: Intellectual Property and Anti-Counterfeiting Champion

We take no position in the ongoing Taylor Swift versus Kanye West divide.  But as perhaps surprisingly featured in a Wall Street Journal opinion this week, we do applaud her strong stance in defense of intellectual property (IP) and against the scourge of counterfeiting:

Pop star Taylor Swift has been feuding in recent days with rapper Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian.  The details of the drama are lurid and complicated, but young aficionados of Snapchat and Instagram have been following it all intently.  If only the same were true for other Taylor Swift feuds that have received less attention.  Namely, those the 26-year-old songstress has fought in defense of a principle often scorned by fellow celebrities and the social-media generation generally:  the value of intellectual…[more]

July 22, 2016 • 01:09 pm
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America’s 30-year-old Tax Code, Now Serving: No One

Look out for our cartoon, “America’s 30-year-old Tax Code, Now Serving: No One,” in the Weekly Standard and The Washington Examiner. Copies will be distributed at both conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia, and on Capitol Hill.

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Irrational Unease Over "Militarization of Police

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The Dumbest Idea

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Clinton Destroys Medicare

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