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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

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The Medicare-for-All Hoax
By Betsy McCaughey
Wednesday, September 12 2018
President Barack Obama made a stunning policy shift on Friday, endorsing "Medicare-for-all" — a single-payer health system — for the nation. Most Democrats contending for the 2020 presidential nomination, and many Dems vying for Congressional seats this fall, are backing it, too. But beware. They're pulling a bait-and-switch. The phrase "Medicare-for-all" sounds as American as apple pie. A new Reuters poll shows 70 percent of Americans respond to it favorably. That's because the public isn't getting the truth about what it means. The actual plan these…
 
The Post-9/11 Cycle of Cynicism
Remember. Forget. Repeat. For 17 years, America has engaged in a collective ritual every Sept. 11: Hang…
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Lack of Ideological Diversity Eviscerates Colleges' Affirmative Action Rationalization
"The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race." …
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When a Foreign Adversary Meddled In a Presidential Election
In the 1990s, a hostile foreign power meddled in our presidential election. There were serious questions…
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CFIF Constitution Day Quiz
Take our 17-Question Quiz to test your knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.
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Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings Showcase the Paranoia of the Resistance
When cameras at Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court hearing caught sight of a woman named Zina Bash, a Republican…
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Conservative Judicial Activism Is Just As Objectionable as Liberal Judicial Activism
"Who says Roe must say Lochner."  So wrote Judge Robert H. Bork in The Tempting of America. …
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Failing CDC Lets Infants Die From Infection
Last week, the horrific facts behind baby Melanie Sanders' death finally came to light. Just 16 weeks…
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On Trump-Russia, Too Much Secrecy Keeps Public In Dark
National leaders of all stripes have complained for decades that Washington keeps too many secrets. Too…
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J.D. Martinez's 2nd Amendment Stance Isn't Controversial; It's Patriotic
Someone recently dug up an old pro-Second Amendment Instagram post by Boston Red Sox star J.D. Martinez…
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Google's Chickens Coming Home to Roost
Whoever at Google selected "Don't Be Evil" as its former corporate motto obviously possessed…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following is considered to be the country’s first commuter suburb?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"If Franz Kafka had written about confirmation hearings, he couldn't have come up with a better scenario than the one now unfolding in the US Senate.Brett Kavanaugh, who the day before yesterday was an unimpeachable pillar of the legal establishment, stands accused of a heinous offense that it is almost impossible to definitively rebut.Even if he is completely innocent of the charge that he sexually…[more]
 
 
—Rich Lowry, National Review Editor and Syndicated Columnist
— Rich Lowry, National Review Editor and Syndicated Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

Which one of the following U.S. Senators do you believe behaved most dishonorably during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court?