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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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Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
 
 
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Taxes & Economy
Health Care
 
Slush Fund Sleight-of-Hand: ObamaCare’s Medicare (Dis-) Advantage
Recall this promise from President Barack Obama back in 2009: “If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period.…
   
 
 
Energy & Environment
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Notre Dame’s Gerard Bradley on Catholic-HHS Contraception Lawsuit
Monday, May 21, 2012, signaled a new round in the fight between Catholic institutions and the federal Department of Health and Human Services…
 
Employment & Labor
Campaign Finance
Homeland Security
   
Eric Holder is Obstructing Justice with Fast and Furious Defense
The best reason to tell the truth is that it’s too hard to remember the lies.  When the U.S. Department of Justice released over…
Media Issues
Old liberal media liars never fade away. They just rage, rage against the dying of their dinosaur industry's light. I'm looking at you, Dan Rather. After years of trashing alternative media, which exposed the veteran CBS News reporter's monumental Memogate…
Foreign Policy
As part of what he calls a "redesign" of the State Department, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has surveyed more than 35,000 State employees on the most fundamental questions facing the organization. And Tillerson—or, more accurately…
Legal Reform / Tort Reform
For anyone hoping to "drain the swamp" in America, there's no better place to start than with plaintiffs' lawyers and litigation abuse.  And arbitration is an invaluable instrument toward that end.  Although the topic of arbitration…
State of Affairs
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…
Education
It's elementary. Education control freaks will use any excuse to crack down on competition. With two million K-12 students now educated at home (including our 9th grade son), the temptation to exploit the most marginal cases of alleged child abuse by…
Health Care
Americans are suffering pharmaceutical sticker shock. But the remedy Democrats are backing—price controls on prescription drugs—would inflict more harm by halting new discoveries and dooming patients waiting for cures. Since 1950, our increasing…
Immigration
Back in 2015, before the presidential primaries began, a voter asked candidate Donald Trump if he believed compromise should be part of politics. "Compromise is not a bad word to me," Trump answered. "But if you are going to compromise…
Technology & Telecom
In recent months, dominant internet platforms like Google, Twitter and Facebook have experienced an identity crisis.  On one hand, they falsely allege in the "net neutrality" debate that internet service providers will begin controlling…
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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"Friday's grand jury indictment in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election destroys Democratic claims that the Trump presidential campaign colluded with Russia to win the race, and that the Russian interference cost Hillary Clinton the election. It is now time for Mueller to look into real election interference and collusion with the Russians…[more]
 
 
—Fred Fleitz, Center for Security Policy Senior V.P. for Policy and Programs
— Fred Fleitz, Center for Security Policy Senior V.P. for Policy and Programs
 
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?