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Trump Wisely Keeping ‘Really Bad Dudes’ in Guantanamo Bay

Today, only 40 terrorists remain at Gitmo. But they are considered the worst of the worst or, in the words of President Trump, “really bad dudes.” That is why we should all appreciate that Trump has kept his campaign promise to do the opposite of what President Barack Obama wanted to do: keep Guantanamo Bay open to detain these very dangerous terrorists. 

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Jul 17

SCOTUS 101: Debunking the Myths about Kavanaugh

In the second episode of the summer session, EPPC’s Ed Whelan joins Elizabeth Slattery to break down myths about SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh – everything from the Russia investigation to being a baseball fanatic.

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Jul 17

Here’s a Worthy Consolation for Croatia After Losing World Cup Final

Croatia wasn’t quite able to pull off the World Cup final against France last weekend. Congress should give it a win by admitting it to the Visa Waiver Program.

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Jul 17

Eliminating Identity Politics, Starting With The Census

President Trump should issue an executive order ending all race-based and ethnic-based decision making in the federal government, a step in the right direction to ending American identity politics. 

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Jul 16

Janus Case, What Comes Next?

Last month’s Supreme Court decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees hit public-sector unions like a bombshell. The Supreme Court ruled that non-union members can no longer be mandated to pay union related fees. Moving forward there will likely be other changes with union representation, hopefully the next step will be an end to exclusive representation.

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Jul 12

Does Brett Kavanaugh Think "Trump Is Above the Law"?

Led by Senator Cory Booker (D., N.J.) some on the left are claiming that Trump chose Kavanaugh because he has already decided that presidents should not be sued or prosecuted while in office. One left-wing group has tweeted that Kavanaugh “thinks Trump is above the law.” But does Kavanaugh really think that?

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