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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

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Intellectual Property: America Still Leads the World, but Dangers Lurk
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, February 15 2018
The United States maintains its worldwide lead in the critical area of intellectual property (IP) protection, but our status is dangerously eroding.  That's the primary takeaway of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's just-released sixth annual International IP Index.  In an increasingly knowledge-based and globally competitive economy, it's more important than ever that we not surrender our IP preeminence.  Fortunately, legislation currently before Congress can help avoid that fate.  By way of background, the U.S. has throughout its history remained unique among nations in protecting…
 
What Explains the FBI's Deep Faith In Trump Dossier Author?
One of the most remarkable takeaways from the new documents released in the Trump-Russia investigation…
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Science, Secrecy and Lies in Oklahoma
As the Oklahoma attorney general's office fights to keep hidden from public view the results of secret…
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Foreign Freeloading to Blame for High Drug Prices
Americans are suffering pharmaceutical sticker shock. But the remedy Democrats are backing—price…
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Economic Freedom Index: U.S. Stabilizes In Trump's First Year
For eight long years, the United States suffered continual decline in economic freedom under Barack Obama. …
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Coalition of More Than 100 Organizations and Individuals Endorse the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a broad coalition made up of more than 100 of the nation’s most…
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CDC Should Put America First
Under President Obama, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent money and staff to distant…
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Memo to Dan Rather: Shut Up About Memos
Old liberal media liars never fade away. They just rage, rage against the dying of their dinosaur industry's…
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Republicans and Those 'Attacks' On the FBI
The news is filled with reports that Republicans in Washington are "attacking" the FBI over…
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Be Cautious, but Take the Devin Nunes Memo Seriously
For more than a year now, half of America has been driven into hysterics on a weekly basis by highly…
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Individual States Can Reinforce 2nd Amendment Rights
Amendment II  A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right…
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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
 
Liberty Poll   

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?