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.

Thu, May 24, 2018
Senate Republicans turn their backs on spending restraint
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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul suggested the federal government cut spending this year by $400 billion. In return for a big, up-front, cut, future spending increases of one percent per year for a decade would be allowed.

Thu, May 24, 2018
President’s deregulation push ahead of schedule and expectations
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One of the Trump administration’s most substantial accomplishments to date has been his initiative to cut costly government regulations.

Thu, May 24, 2018
Why gun rights advocates don’t trust gun control supporters
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Another school shooting brings with it another round of hot takes, recriminations, and calls to “do something.”

What should that “something” be? If one is a Democratic senator, such as Connecticut’s Chris Murphy, it’s summed up in a Tweet:

Wed, May 16, 2018
NRA sues New York Gov. Cuomo
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The National Rifle Association is suing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over what the organization says are continued violations of its First Amendment rights:

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