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It’s Time to Bury the ‘Executioner’ Lenin for Good

 

Next month, April 22, marks the birthday of the architect of that cataclysmic “proletarian” revolution, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov — known to the world as Lenin. These century-old events continue to dominate the news in modern-day Russia, where leaders grapple with how to deal with one tangible legacy of the Marxist past: After his death in […]

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Airbnb Doesn’t Want the Law to Apply to Them

 

Scratch just beneath the surface of any of the multiple lawless stays on President Trump’s travel ban, and you will find one thing in common: certain tech companies back all of them. The leading example, so far, has been Airbnb, which, incredibly, signed on to both the lawsuit against the travel ban in its original […]

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Airbnb May Finally Win Its Long Battle Against Nashville

 

Places like Nashville, Tennessee, should love short-term rental platforms like Airbnb or HomeAway. For one, the city has a booming tourism industry but remains short of enough hotels to meet surging demand. This is why Nashville’s downtown has the highest average nightly hotel rate in the United States — ahead of cities like San Francisco […]

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Chuck Brunie, An Investor Exemplar

 

What are more important to the health of an intellectual movement, writers and academics or investors and philanthropists? That thought occurred to me, when I was informed of the death of Chuck Brunie, the former longtime Chairman of the Board of the Manhattan Institute and the Chairman Emeritus of The American Spectator. Of course, an […]

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Thanks to Trump, Pruitt, Gorsuch, and Goodlatte, the Constitution Is Back in Business

 

America has begun the process of reclaiming the Constitution. This week, the Senate is taking up the confirmation Judge Neil Gorsuch, one of many Trump nominees known for his dedication to constitutional government. This follows the Senate confirmation of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as head of the EPA — a federal agency he has […]

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Education Savings Accounts: The Great Peacemaker?

 

Several states — including Arizona, Georgia, Iowa, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, and Virginia — are in the process of introducing or expanding education savings account (ESA) legislation. Even though ESAs have been proven to help the disadvantaged groups the left are always claiming to represent, liberals remain determined to undermine these school choice programs […]

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Trump Budget Momentary Bliss

 

The Trump Budget will not pass. The Republicans will go wobbly in the face of the screaming Left and Media. Plus, the Republicans kinda like PBS and all the fat government programs. In the meantime, though, it’s nice to glory in what could be: a budget that totally eliminates programs. That’s the way it must be […]

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Help Stop Obamacare for Your IRA and 401(k)

 

While Congress is battling over repeal of Obamacare, President Donald Trump is setting a course to repeal a regulation that the Obama administration pushed through last year and which has become known as “Obamacare for your IRA and 401(k).” Like Obamacare, the “fiduciary rule” dramatically limits choices and raises costs. This rule could devastate our […]

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Six Ways to Make Health Care Affordable

 

As Congress looks to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, many are asking how to make health care affordable for Americans. Across the nation, Obamacare increased the number of people holding insurance cards but failed to increase access to quality and affordable health services. For many, the cost of health care […]

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Deadly Daylight Savings?

 

If you’re like most Americans who just lost an hour off your life when you awoke this morning due to having to reset your clock to “spring ahead” today, you’re probably wondering why we—and much of Western civilization—still honor that thing known as Daylight Savings Time. Although we’ve been told that Daylight Savings helps save […]

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