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Feds No Help to Student Debt

 

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a government plan designed to help Americans is actually making their lives worse. That appears to be the case with the U.S. Department of Education’s income-driven payment plan, which reduces monthly payments on student loans. The goal of the program is to help out former college students […]

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Is Christine Blasey Ford Afraid to Face Kavanaugh?

 

When Christine Blasey Ford finally admitted that it was she who had leveled the uncorroborated charges of sexual assault against SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, she was immediately asked if she would be willing to repeat her charges under oath. Her lawyer, Democratic activist Debra Katz, claimed her client was willing to testify before Congress. However, according […]

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Letters From Catholic Mothers (Part III)

 

Today we present our third installment of letters from mothers living in the diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina. (For part one, click here; part two, here.) These faithful Catholics have drawn the line and expect real leadership from their bishop, a sentiment Brittany Makely, author of today’s missive, couldn’t be more clear in expressing. The […]

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The New Rules 

 

There is much sad truth in our Debra Saunders’ “You Don’t Have to be a Bigot to be a Racist Anymore.” One used to have to be a member of the KKK, a segregationist, or a paid-up member of the Lester Maddox fan club to be labeled a racist. Now simply disagreeing with a leftist, […]

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Verizon Rolls Out 5G Eight Months After Trump Nationalization Memo

 

Verizon shot the first round in the 5G armament war this week with the introduction of “Verizon 5G Home.” The largest domestic mobile career, Verizon is pulling a quick draw on the ever evolving tech market in an attempt to outdistance its competitors. According to Gizmodo, 5G will be available in Houston, Los Angeles, Sacramento, […]

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U.S. Business vs. Donald Trump

 

A coalition of business groups is fighting back against President Trump’s tariffs, issuing a letter to members of Congress urging them to act against the taxes. “We…strongly encourage Congress to exercise its oversight role on trade policy matters to prevent further harm to U.S. workers, consumers and families that will result from new tariffs — […]

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Mix Up Your Heads-Up Poker Play

 

Heads-up play is poker at its most basic, yet it’s also among the trickiest aspects of the game. If you’re predictable when facing only one opponent, you’re going to get beat. (And when I mean only one opponent, I mean both heads-up matches and situations at a full table when you constantly find yourself up […]

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Who Cut the Music? Speculation in Trump’s Economy

 

The Trump economy is quite the party. Stocks are soaring, jobs are easy to come by, and incomes continue to rise across the U.S. Yet, September’s IBD/TIPP poll, one of only two polls to correctly predict the 2016 election, is playing party crasher. Of the three items polled, Six-Month Economic Outlook, Personal Financial Outlook, and […]

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Harvard Case Could End Affirmative Discrimination

 

If there was ever any question why Harvard University officials adamantly opposed the Trump administration’s rescinding of Obama-era guidelines for race-based admissions decisions, the answer is now clear. Students for Fair Admission v. Harvard — set to go to trial October 15 in federal district court in Boston — could expose how affirmative action has morphed into […]

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Oh, the Humanity!

 

How we long for the good old days! That is the tone of some environmental industry leaders who are screaming bloody murder (literally, not figuratively) about the Interior Department’s interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. One writer carped that “cruelty without consequence” is “the heart of the Trump era.” The new rule, she wrote, […]

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