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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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Obama Desperately Seeks Credit for Trump Economic Acceleration

Obama Desperately Seeks Credit for Trump Economic Acceleration

"Thanks, Obama!"  That was Barack Obama, speaking at a conference of mayors in Chicago last week, sarcastically congratulating himself for America's economic performance in the year since...[more]

Former Top Spy Rethinks Attacks on New President

Former Top Spy Rethinks Attacks on New President

"Mr. Trump continues to exhibit paranoia about American intelligence agencies," wrote the NeverTrump conservative Max Boot in the New York Times a week or so before the president took office...[more]

Federal Sugar Subsidies: Not Very Sweet

Federal Sugar Subsidies:  Not Very Sweet

It's bad enough any time the federal government needlessly intervenes into the U.S. economy.  After all, over the past year alone we've witnessed how reducing federal intervention turbocharges our...[more]

Shock: New York Times Begins 2018 Admitting Trump Economic Bump

Shock:  New York Times Begins 2018 Admitting Trump Economic Bump

We experienced eight years of leftist economic policies under Barack Obama, and now a full year of deregulatory, low-tax economics under Donald Trump.  So based upon the accumulated evidence, which...[more]

Lois Lerner Demands Privacy Protections the IRS Denies Everyday Americans

Lois Lerner Demands Privacy Protections the IRS Denies Everyday Americans

File this under "Greatest Ironies in American Political History."  Disgraced former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner recently asked the presiding judge in a recently...[more]

Still Dawdling Over Deadly Diversity Visas

Still Dawdling Over Deadly Diversity Visas

Democrats Are Fooling Themselves About Tax Reform's Unpopularity

Democrats Are Fooling Themselves About Tax Reform's Unpopularity

Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill: 2nd Amendment Rights Don't End at State Lines

Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill:  2nd Amendment Rights Don't End at State Lines

Political Journalists Have Themselves to Blame for Sinking Credibility

Political Journalists Have Themselves to Blame for Sinking Credibility

How Democrats Corrupt English to Create Hysteria

How Democrats Corrupt English to Create Hysteria

Renters Win in Tax Law; Dems Lie About It

Renters Win in Tax Law; Dems Lie About It

Google: "Do As We Say, Not As We Do"

Google:  "Do As We Say, Not As We Do"

Remarks of Chairman Ajit Pai on Restoring Internet Freedom, ANNOTATED

Remarks of Chairman Ajit Pai on Restoring Internet Freedom, ANNOTATED

To Deregulate America, Dump DC Bureaucrats

To Deregulate America, Dump DC Bureaucrats

Time for Trump Makeover of Lib NPR and PBS

Time for Trump Makeover of Lib NPR and PBS
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A Non-Alarmist Reading Of the Mueller Russia Indictment

There's been no shortage of breathless reaction to Trump-Russia special prosecutor Robert Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian organizations for their efforts to influence the 2016 presidential...[more]

Intellectual Property: America Still Leads the World, but Dangers Lurk

Intellectual Property:  America Still Leads the World, but Dangers Lurk

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...[more]

What Explains the FBI's Deep Faith In Trump Dossier Author?

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 is the degree to which FBI officials were determined to believe Trump dossier author Christopher Steele—even...[more]

Science, Secrecy and Lies in Oklahoma

Science, Secrecy and Lies in Oklahoma

As the Oklahoma attorney general's office fights to keep hidden from public view the results of secret hearings on the DNA science flaws and falsehoods in former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw's...[more]

Foreign Freeloading to Blame for High Drug Prices

Foreign Freeloading to Blame for High Drug Prices

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...[more]

Economic Freedom Index: U.S. Stabilizes In Trump's First Year

Economic Freedom Index:  U.S. Stabilizes In Trump's First Year

Coalition of More Than 100 Organizations and Individuals Endorse the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act

Coalition of More Than 100 Organizations and Individuals Endorse the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act

CDC Should Put America First

CDC Should Put America First

Memo to Dan Rather: Shut Up About Memos

Memo to Dan Rather: Shut Up About Memos

Republicans and Those 'Attacks' On the FBI

Republicans and Those 'Attacks' On the FBI

Be Cautious, but Take the Devin Nunes Memo Seriously

Be Cautious, but Take the Devin Nunes Memo Seriously

Individual States Can Reinforce 2nd Amendment Rights

Individual States Can Reinforce 2nd Amendment Rights

Taxaholic Governors Try to Dodge Federal Tax Law

Taxaholic Governors Try to Dodge Federal Tax Law

On Immigration, Trump Goes For It All

On Immigration, Trump Goes For It All

The Russia 'Fake News' Scare Is All About Chilling Speech

The Russia 'Fake News' Scare Is All About Chilling Speech
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"For all the diplomatic wizardry of reporters eager to emulate the fame of Woodward and Bernstein (with a movie coming soon to a theater near you), and pundits ever ready for attack, so far few of them recognize the Russian game for what it is. Vladimir Putin was not out to elect an American president. He was out for bigger game.He wants to mislead, confuse and confound, and some get it. 'When we…[more]
 
 
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— Wesley Pruden, The Washington Times Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
 
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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?