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Image of the Day: Americans Pay More On Taxes Than Food, Housing & Clothing Combined

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April 27, 2017 • 05:14 pm

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For Trump, Defense Hawk-Budget Hawk Could Be Winning Combination
By Byron York
Wednesday, December 28 2016
Donald Trump has an opportunity to chart a new course for Republicans on defense spending — a course that would combine GOP hawkishness with a budget-cutter's approach to Pentagon waste. Although falling as a percentage of the federal budget, defense is still the federal government's largest single non-entitlement spending item — about 16 percent of the budget in 2016. In recent years, the GOP's position on defense spending has been one long protest against sequester limits. The nation should spend more on the Pentagon, Hill Republicans have argued. At times, GOP lawmakers…
 
The Myth of Pre-Existing Conditions
Democrats are warning that once Obamacare is repealed, people with serious illnesses won't get health…
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Thank You, Professor Sowell
I first read Thomas Sowell in college — no thanks to my college. At the majority of America's…
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Farewell
Even the best things come to an end. After enjoying a quarter of a century of writing this column for…
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With Arctic Drilling Ban, Obama Continues His Historic Abuse of Power
While the left panics over President-elect Donald Trump and the erosion of democratic norms, President…
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With EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt, Trump Continues String of Encouraging Picks
This week, departing First Lady Michelle Obama invited derision when she lamented to Oprah Winfrey, "We…
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Life and Death Choice
Going to a hospital is taking your life in your hands. New research shows patients treated at the worst…
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CFIF White (House) Christmas Quiz
Take our 12-Question Christmas Quiz and test your knowledge of White House Christmas traditions. (Answer…
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Intel Report Won't End Russia Hacking Fight
President Obama has ordered the Intelligence Community to finish a review of allegations of Russian election…
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Michelle Obama's Christmas Lump of Coal
Just what we all need to ring in the Christmas season: Un-merry millionaire Michelle Obama belly-aching…
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A Public Service
Sometimes someone inadvertently performs a public service by bringing an unbelievably stupid and dangerous…
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Question of the Week   
Complete the famous phrase: “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe ...”
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Quote of the Day   
 
"The president's tax proposal -- a big, swashbuckling vision for enacting pro-growth principles -- offends many on the left by its very nature. Within a few minutes of its release, liberal economists, politicians and pundits were ripping it as a payoff to the wealthy, a deficit buster, regressive, unrealistic. That alone is proof Mr. Trump is getting the policy right. Yet what Mr. Trump may be doing…[more]
 
 
—Kimberley A. Strassel, The Wall Street Journal
— Kimberley A. Strassel, The Wall Street Journal
 
Liberty Poll   

The media is having its say. Now have yours. What grade do you give President Trump for his first 100 days?