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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.
 
 
THE ISSUES  
   
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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Constitution & Legal
   
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
CNN recently hosted an anti-gun town hall featuring a number of grieving children and parents from Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, who aimed their ire at the National Rifle Association, politicians peripherally associated with the NRA…
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
In the wake of last week's Parkland, Florida, murders by a deranged former student, culture warriors predictably rushed to exploit it in their ongoing effort to chip away at other people's Second Amendment rights.  Typically, gun-grabbing gladiators…
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   
Who was the first African American to be commissioned as a medical officer in the Union Army?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"Is it now time to prosecute foreigners for attempting to interfere with a U.S. election? If so, then surely Christopher Steele, the author of the Fusion GPS dossier, is far more culpable and vulnerable than the 13 bumbling Russians.Steele is not a U.S. citizen. Steele colluded with Russian interests in compiling his lurid dossier about Donald Trump. Steele did not register as a foreign agent. And…[more]
 
 
—Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow and Nationally Syndicated Columnist
— Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow and Nationally Syndicated Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

Will the youth activism arising from the Parkland, Florida, high school mass shooting become a lasting, significant youth movement of political involvement or quickly dissipate as have other emotionally charged efforts of the past?