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Federal Spending per Person Is Skyrocketing

The federal government will soon be spending more per person than ever before. Adjusted for inflation, spending per person has grown from $3,782 in 1965 to $12,619 in 2018. 

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Oct 15

Liberty & Justice for All: A Conversation with Kirk Sorensen of Flibe Energy

In the 6th Episode of Liberty & Justice for All, Jack and Paul talk with Kirk Sorensen about the history of nuclear power and its regulation. Jack and Paul are also joined by special guest Katie Tubb who is a nuclear policy expert at The Heritage Foundation.

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Oct 15

Democrats Have A History Of Defying Subpoenas

"If you look back then what was going on? The president and Eric Holder were covering up Operation Fast and Furious," said Heritage expert Hans von Spakovsky on Fox News "Fox & Friends." 
 

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Oct 11

SCOTUS 101: The Fastest 2 Minutes in Washington

This week, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates discuss the Supreme Court's new 2 minute rule and recap the week's oral arguments. Elizabeth also chats with David Feder and Janie Nitze, former law clerks to Justice Neil Gorsuch and collaborators on his book, "A Republic, If You Can Keep It." 

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Oct 11

The Truth About Columbus

"Is this the last time we can celebrate Columbus Day? A wave of cities have decided to remove the holiday from the calendar and replace it with 'Indigenous Peoples' Day," writes Jarrett Stepman in The Daily Signal. "Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer credited with discovering America, and his legacy are under attack figuratively and, increasingly, literally."

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Oct 10

Adding Up Progressive Promises

A handful of proposals by progressive politicians, such as Medicare for All, Universal Basic Income, a Green New Deal, and free college tuition, would cost tens of trillions of dollars to implement. Even confiscating all of the income of every business in America and of every household earning over $200,000 annually would not come close to paying for it. Middle class taxes would have to be radically increased.

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