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New Harvard Study: "A Troubling Divergence in the American Economy"
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, October 02 2014
What elements of American society boost our international competitiveness, and which ones weaken us?  In the real world, what works in America and what doesn't?  In our contemporary political climate, Americans of differing philosophies can argue until we're blue in the face about our various points of view.  It reaches the point where our disagreements often more closely resemble fanatical sports loyalties or flashing of gang signs than they do enlightened, substantive debate.  In such an environment, actual empirical studies and dispassionate surveys can provide much-needed…
 
The Midterms in Prospect: The Senate (Part 4)
Over the past month, this column has presented analysis of this year’s U.S. Senate races by region.…
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New Fed Court Strikes Down Key ObamaCare Subsidy
This week, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled that the IRS is violating the terms of ObamaCare by giving…
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Inversion: America Has Gone From Attracting Global Business to Penalizing It
Throughout our nation's history, Americans have taken justifiable pride in cultivating a domestic climate…
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The Midterms in Prospect: The Senate (Part 3)
Over the past two weeks, I’ve presented analysis of this year’s U.S. Senate races by region…
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Report: Obama Admin Can’t Say How Much It Spends To Promote ObamaCare
A new Government Accountability Office report says the primary agency charged with ObamaCare’s…
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A New Inconvenient Truth: Antarctic Ice Levels Reach Record High
For global warming alarmists, the inconvenient truths just keep accumulating.  The unintentional…
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The Midterms in Prospect: The Senate (Part 2)
Last week, I began a three-part series on this fall’s midterm races for the U.S. Senate, with each…
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What to Hope for If GOP Controls Congress
Unless voters unexpectedly send Republican super-majorities to both chambers of Congress this November…
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The Midterms in Prospect: The Senate (Part 1)
In a two-part series earlier this year, I provided a preview of the midterm Senate races, examining which…
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Senate Democrats and Scorched-Earth Judicial Politics
Whereas Senate Democrats routinely employ scorched-Earth tactics in the realm of judicial politics, Senate…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following U.S. states has the highest gasoline tax as of January 2015?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"While the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take effect this year. ...Texas is the model for many Republican governors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from December…[more]
 
 
—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
 
Liberty Poll   

Should U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch be confirmed by the U.S. Senate?