Tag Archives: government

A Cancer Growing on Congress

Cancer Congress

There is a cancer growing on Congress.  It is the curse of party-line voting.  The biggest legislation of the Trump administration is the tax bill , passed with only Republican votes.  And the biggest of the Obama administration:  Obamacare, again passed on a party-line vote with only Democrats. Party-line voting has grown...

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Michael Medved: Hanukkah Affirms History Over Fantasy

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During the eight-day festival of Hanukkah, it’s worthwhile to connect the holiday to recent controversies surrounding Jerusalem. The joyous holiday celebrates the purification and re-dedication of Jerusalem’s Second Temple in 164 BC, but today the official Palestinian position denies that this Temple ever even existed. That absurd notion not only contradicts...

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Michael Medved: Four Hopeful Lessons From an Epic Catastrophe

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As Texas begins the long process of recovery from the catastrophe of Hurricane Harvey, Americans across the country should embrace four important lessons: First, let’s acknowledge that government isn’t always the enemy—and in emergencies like this one, government at the local, state and federal levels has a crucial, life-saving role...

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Death of Charlie Gard is Tragically Revealing

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There are still very important lessons to learn from the life and death of little Charlie Gard. Over the course of the last several weeks, no story has been as important as the tragedy of this little baby in the United Kingdom with a rare mitochondrial disease. His story first...

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David Davenport: The Future Of Freedom

Cancer Congress

A new survey by the Fund for American Studies reminds us that millennials do not understand economics. The same group that does not know basic civics—such as who their senator is or whether Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court—also doesn’t get how free markets work. While 60% of millennials...

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