Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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There's been a lot of talk about the November elections being a "Democratic wave" that will swamp the GOP and hobble the president's agenda.

Wed, Jun 20, 2018
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We are constantly told by those who believe humanity is responsible for the planet's ultimate doom that disaster can be avoided if we only give up those horrid fossil fuels and adopt "clean" alternatives. One of those alternatives is electric cars. We happen to think some electric cars look pretty neat -- Teslas are elegant pieces of design.

Tue, Jun 19, 2018
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The press has been in one of its increasingly frequent, and depressingly predictable, lathers over the president's actions on international trade.

Mon, Jun 18, 2018
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The Government Accountability Office has a special report on the U.S. Navy, and the problems it has faced over the last decade as it seeks to expand the fleet.

Tue, Jun 12, 2018
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A recent report from Social Security Trust Fund's oversight board has some dire news: the system is running a deficit for the first time since 1982, and will continue to do so for at least the next 75 years.

Tue, Jun 12, 2018
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The Supreme Court ruled this week that states may remove voters from the rolls of those voters have not cast ballots in recent elections and have not responded to follow-up communications asking them to confirm their eligibility.

Tue, Jun 12, 2018
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We've written before about the slow burning fight inside the Democratic party between its liberal and progressive wings (believe it or not, there is a difference). That fight has been playing out in the primaries this year, with progressives winning here and there, but falling far short of remaking the party in their image.

Tue, Jun 5, 2018
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An appropriate story for the summer months from our friends at the Tax Foundation -- just how much does your state tax beer? Though the figures vary from state to state, it turns out no matter where you live, government adds quite a bite to your pint of bitter:

Mon, Jun 4, 2018
A broad victory on a narrow point of process
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The Supreme Court sided with a Colorado baker who refused to create a custom wedding cake same sex couple as the baker said doing os would violate his religious beliefs. But there's more to this ruling than the headline.

Thu, May 31, 2018
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Even motorcycles parked near the house are covered by the Fourth Amendment.

Thu, May 31, 2018
The TSA’s watchlist for troublemakers
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The Transportation Security Administration has long been a thorn in air travellers’ sides. The long lines, coupled with the sometimes outrageous and intrusive searches of toddlers, the elderly, and the disabled leave us wondering just how much worse air travel can get.

Thu, May 24, 2018
Disarray in the Sanders’ machine
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The progressive group “Our Revolution” was supposed to storm the Democratic primaries this year, pushing establishment Democrats out of the way and electing progressives in their places.

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