Month: September 2018

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House votes to make individual tax breaks permanent by Colin Wilhelm {washingtonexaminer.com} ~ House Republicans on Friday passed legislation to make permanent last year’s tax cuts for individuals and small businesses… a vote they hope will insulate them from dummycrats-Democratic attacks that their tax reform favored big companies. The bill passed 220-191, and three dummycrats-Democrats…

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by David Limbaugh {townhall.com} ~ I want to tell you about my upcoming book, “Jesus Is Risen, Paul and the Early Church,” for release Oct. 2. This is my fourth Christian-themed book and I am more enthused with each one. Ever since I became a believer, I’ve been eager to share my experiences. Ever since…

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Just on Tuesday we wrote in opposition to an op-ed – in which the author asserted protecting Intellectual Property (IP) limits one’s ability to move from job to job: “(T)hose (IP) wars ‘challenge the right and freedom to leave jobs, compete with incumbent companies, control ideas and innovate.’ What Lobel calls ‘the criminalization of employment…

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Friday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Fein-stein denies that her office leaked Ford’s letter, blames Ford’s friends (Townhall) Ford never authorized release of letter to Fein-stein (The Daily Caller) liar-Bill Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick slams dummycrats-Democrats for “biggest double standard” on Kavanaugh (Fox News) Mark Judge, Kavanaugh’s friend, responds to Ford’s testimony prior to…

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Thursday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Two men say they, not Kavanaugh, had alleged sexual encounter with Ford (USA Today) \Top dummycrats-Democrats call for Kavanaugh’s withdrawal (CNBC) Ford loses bid to limit press access to Kavanaugh hearing (The Washington Times) Kavanaugh turns over calendar from summer of ‘82 to push back on allegations (Fox News)…

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I am a huge fan of informed debate.  I have on more than a few occasions been a part of of official, organized panel discussions with representatives of both sides of this issue or that. But I have found two-sided panels to be an endangered species in Washington, D.C.  People here seem to prefer empaneling…

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by Seth Barron { city-journal.org } ~ The national circus around the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has shined a spotlight on Kirsten Gillibrand, the junior senator from New York. Gillibrand, currently running for reelection, has raised eyebrows around the country with her remarks about the accusations of sexual assault against…

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Wednesday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Consumer confidence notches highest level in roughly 18 years (CNBC) Top takeaways from Trump’s UN speech for friends and foes alike (The Daily Signal) Iran (the foremost state sponsor of terrorism): U.S. sanctions are “economic terrorism” (The Hill) President Trump: I’m not meeting with Iran until it changes its…

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by Heather Mac Donald { city-journal.org } ~ If Supreme Court Justice William Brennan were posthumously discovered to have aggressively groped a girl once in high school, should that fact discredit his landmark opinions expanding press freedom, legal protections for criminal defendants, and voting and welfare rights? Would it have been better for the country,…

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Tuesday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Brett Kavanaugh denies sexual misconduct in candid interview: “I know I’m telling the truth” (Fox News) Mitch McConnell: Kavanaugh will receive a vote in the Senate (The Washington Free Beacon) Backpedaling? Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyer sends a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee chairman with grave concerns (Townhall) Future attorneys…