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To Achieve the Goals of ‘Socialists,’ Try Free Markets


Across the nation, including my home state of Pennsylvania, socialism is growing in popularity. Political activists styling themselves as “democratic socialists” are swinging and even winning primary elections. Candidates tout socialized medicine, free housing and college, and even universal income. Polls suggest Democrats — while enjoying the benefits of capitalism — still prefer socialism. Whether this preference […]

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Will Blue States Go for Trumponomics?


In a contest too close to call, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski is running to slash Connecticut taxes and bring Trumponomics to the state. The nation is watching to see whether a fiscal reformer can sell Trump’s tax-cutting approach to voters who disdain Trump. Critics call Stefanowski’s proposal to phase out the state income tax […]

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Withdrawal from Postal Union Will Benefit Americans


The leftist tech media is trying to frame President Trump’s plan to withdraw from the Universal Postal Union (UPU) as a negative for consumers when the goal is to stop postal subsidies that are harming American businesses. “Trump Is Trying To Screw Up Your Cheap International Shipping,” proclaims a recent click-bait headline from Gizmodo. Trump […]

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Electric Cars: The Real Killers


Back in the ’90s, Michael Moore made a movie accusing GM of killing the electric car. He was wrong. The real killer wasn’t GM. It was a tag team of the market — and the government. One of those killers was innocent. The other is still at large. The market killed off the GM EV1 […]

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Pharmaceutical Industry Pays Price for Alliance With Obama Administration


For years America’s drugmakers relied on Republicans to protect them. Democrats led the campaign for price controls and other restrictions. So the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, or PhRMA, the major industry association, worked closely with the GOP to protect its members from regulation. In 1993, the Clintons launched their plan to nationalize the […]

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Iancu Gaslights America’s Inventors


Picture eastern Texas, and your mind may conjure up images of cattle ranchers, chicken fried steaks, or maybe even a select few country artists. But if you ask people who work in the realm of patent policy, the images evoked by the phrase “eastern Texas” resemble something more akin to The Crucible. Why? Because the […]

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Virginia County Residents Fret Over Massive Solar Farm


Imagine a 6,350-acre parcel close to your home filled with rows and rows of 1.8 million solar panels and the largest solar power farm of its kind east of the Rocky Mountains. Imagine wondering what effect that massive farm would have not only on the local environment, but also the microclimate, because such a project […]

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Teen Vogue: Making Commies Sexy


Fundamental misunderstandings of capitalism are peddled to young people on a daily basis. The most glaring example of this trend was a recent tweet by TeenVogue magazine, advertising their capitalism explainer article to teen girls with the caption, “Can’t #endpoverty without ending capitalism!” This is a magazine that caters mainly to a very young, female […]

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Audit Shows Massive Debt and Deception for Kentucky Wired


In what one tech expert calls “an astonishing report,” the Kentucky state auditor found that badly failing Kentucky Wired statewide broadband project could put taxpayers on the hook for $1.5 billion. “Misled does really not do justice for this bait-and-switch on the taxpayers,” State Auditor Mike Harmon said after the 124-page report was released. Changes […]

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Repeal Taxes & Tariffs on Medical Devices Before It’s Too Late


President Trump’s tax, regulatory, and trade policies have sparked a surging U.S. economy. Unfortunately, hidden among all the truly good news, is a serious glitch that may very well be a body blow to an important industry — medical imaging equipment. The culprit is a recently imposed tariff on sophisticated medical imaging devices; the negative […]

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