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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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Does Black Success Matter?
By Thomas Sowell
Tuesday, August 16 2016
We keep hearing that "black lives matter," but they seem to matter only when that helps politicians to get votes, or when that slogan helps demagogues demonize the police. The other 99 percent of black lives destroyed by people who are not police do not seem to attract nearly as much attention in the media. What about black success? Does that matter? Apparently not so much. We have heard a lot about black students failing to meet academic standards. So you might think that it would be front-page news when some whole ghetto schools not only meet, but exceed, the academic standards of…
 
The Moral of the Simone Biles Story
We know that America is feeling like a cancer patient at the moment. Doctors explain that there are only…
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Another Judicial Setback for Obama, IRS
Leveraging federal authorities like the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to persecute political opponents…
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Voters Get to Choose Envy or Growth
On Monday, Donald Trump stopped the wisecracks and laid out a serious plan to jumpstart the nation's…
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Fonda & Redford: Hollywood's New Welfare Mooches
COLORADO SPRINGS — My adopted hometown will soon be the base of operations for a new Netflix…
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Old Lies
We expect to hear a lot of lies during an election year, and this year is certainly no exception. What…
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Obama Didn't Save the Economy, He Subdued It
So it's official, according to the U.S. Commerce Department:  This is the worst cyclical economic…
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The Tax-Shaming Trap
Hillary Clinton and the media are goading Donald Trump again into releasing his tax returns, suggesting…
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Not All US Muslim Soldiers Are Equal
Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient Captain Humayun Khan died heroically. But his exceptional courage…
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#BlueLightFriday: From the White House to Your House
When you need something done, call a retired cop. That's how Blue Light Friday at the White House came…
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Dems Busting Airbnb
The battle over Airbnb is taking center stage at the Democratic National Convention. The fight is emblematic…
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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?