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Dallas Morning News
Analysis: Bill Clinton sells Hillary to left, right, center as 'best darn change-maker' he's knownbid to pass national health insurance to a balanced budget deal with Republican
Analysis: Bill Clinton sells Hillary to left, right, center as 'best darn change-maker' he's known
Dallas Morning News / Posted an hour ago
bid to pass national health insurance to a balanced budget deal with Republicans and a declaration that “the era of big government is over.” Democrats spent Tuesday trying to move past the discord that marked the opening of their... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Leonard Pitts: Party battle no longer a contest of idealsleft and right is no longer a contest of ideas, no longer about low taxes versu
Leonard Pitts: Party battle no longer a contest of ideals
The St. Augustine Record / Posted an hour ago
left and right is no longer a contest of ideas, no longer about low taxes versus higher ones, small government versus big government, intervention versus isolation. No, the defining clash of our time is reason versus unreason, reason versus... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Bill Clinton hails Hillary the change-makerdesire to fix things. But critics do not think his wife is lazy, or stupid. The
Bill Clinton hails Hillary the change-maker
Namibia Economist / Posted an hour ago
desire to fix things. But critics do not think his wife is lazy, or stupid. They think she is a crooked schemer, and a big government liberal who wants to tax them, regulate business into ruin and take away Americans’ guns. They think her... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Stop Drinking The Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction In An Age Of Televised Lieslobbyists and special interest groups—will remain unchanged. And “we the people
Stop Drinking The Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction In An Age Of Televised Lies
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
lobbyists and special interest groups—will remain unchanged. And “we the people”—overtaxed, overpoliced, overburdened by big government, underrepresented by those who should speak for us and blissfully ignorant of the prison walls closing in on... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Bill Clinton sells 'best darn change-maker' to left, right, centerbid to pass national health insurance to a balanced budget deal with Republican
Bill Clinton sells 'best darn change-maker' to left, right, center
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 hours ago
bid to pass national health insurance to a balanced budget deal with Republicans and a declaration that “the era of big government is over.” Democrats spent Tuesday trying to move past the discord that marked the opening of their... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Payson mayor candidates clashinto a tourist destination. He says someone needs to step forward and provide
Payson mayor candidates clash
Payson Roundup / Posted 8 hours ago
into a tourist destination. He says someone needs to step forward and provide leadership. Because he does not believe in big government, he says it should be someone from the business community. He believes if the property owners on the street... Read more
8h
The Morning Call
Ted Morgan: What Brexit vote, Trump and Clinton mean for Americalosing out. For decades, people drawn to Trump have been told that they are vic
Ted Morgan: What Brexit vote, Trump and Clinton mean for America
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
losing out. For decades, people drawn to Trump have been told that they are victims of the liberal establishment and its Big Government. Ironically, Trump succeeds because of a foundational McWorld institution — the entertainment medium of... Read more
9h
Op-Ed News
Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lieslobbyists and special-interest groups--will remain unchanged. And "we the peopl
Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lies
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 hours ago
lobbyists and special-interest groups--will remain unchanged. And "we the people"--overtaxed, overpoliced, overburdened by big government, underrepresented by those who should speak for us, and blissfully ignorant of the prison walls closing in on... Read more
15h
Detroit Free Press
Does Hillary get it?welfare reform, crime, trade and financial deregulation that enabled him to win
Does Hillary get it?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
welfare reform, crime, trade and financial deregulation that enabled him to win re-election in 1996 and declare "the era of big government" over. In those days a general election was like a competition between two hot dog vendors on a boardwalk... Read more
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NBC News
Democrats Bounce BackFrom "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" to a full embrace of gay marriage. From NAFTA to "
Democrats Bounce Back
NBC News / Posted 16 hours ago
From "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" to a full embrace of gay marriage. From NAFTA to "Down with TPP." And from "The era of Big Government is over" to the current Democratic platform. In fairness to Bill Clinton, the political world was MUCH... Read more
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20h
Daily Telegraph
The 28 best books about Americaa love song to the Alaskan rainforest and family life. Catching up Wondering
The 28 best books about America
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 hours ago
a love song to the Alaskan rainforest and family life. Catching up Wondering how the land of the free became the home of big government? America: Empire of Liberty (12) by David Reynolds (Penguin) offers some answers, sweeping from Palaeo-Indian... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
TSA woes continue to pile upto about one for every three full-time employees. That's on top of a nearly 27
TSA woes continue to pile up
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 22 hours ago
to about one for every three full-time employees. That's on top of a nearly 27 percent increase from 2010 to 2012. The biggest category of misconduct was "neglect of duty," which doubled in the two years ending in 2015, to 1,206 incidents... Read more
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The Forward
Hillary Clinton and the Myths Jewish Democrats Like To Tell ThemselvesDemocrats have their back by instinct. This is the party of Roosevelt and Harry
Hillary Clinton and the Myths Jewish Democrats Like To Tell Themselves
The Forward / Posted yesterday
Democrats have their back by instinct. This is the party of Roosevelt and Harry Truman and Lyndon B. Johnson — a party of big government. Now it’s become the party of big everything. Big media. Big corporations. Big donors. Big fundraising. Big... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska has the highest level of state spending, but that’s not the whole storyan abbreviated special session that failed to address Gov. Bill Walker’s fiscal
Alaska has the highest level of state spending, but that’s not the whole story
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
an abbreviated special session that failed to address Gov. Bill Walker’s fiscal plan. “This governor wants to pay for big government,” Craig Johnson said. “He wants the PFD to sustain a bloated government.” “The biggest threat to the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Will Canada’s Tories copy Trump and Theresa May?trouble with socialism is eventually you run out of other people’s money. They’
Will Canada’s Tories copy Trump and Theresa May?
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
trouble with socialism is eventually you run out of other people’s money. They’re cultural icons in the pushback against big government. Don’t expect any lipservice to small government and self-reliance from Trump and May however. While Trump... Read more
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Breitbart
As DNC Opens, Keystone State Emerges As The Ultimate Battlegroundlaunched his campaign in Cabot, Pennsylvania, he did so on a factory floor with
As DNC Opens, Keystone State Emerges As The Ultimate Battleground
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
launched his campaign in Cabot, Pennsylvania, he did so on a factory floor with true blue American workers at his side. “Big government and big business told our workers that times have changed, American workers can no longer compete with low... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: Battle between left and right no longer a contest of ideasleft and right is no longer a contest of ideas, no longer about low taxes versu
Leonard Pitts: Battle between left and right no longer a contest of ideas
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
left and right is no longer a contest of ideas, no longer about low taxes versus higher ones, small government versus big government, intervention versus isolation. No, the defining clash of our time is reason versus unreason, reason versus an... Read more
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Raw Story
Robert Reich: Clinton ‘in for a shock’ if she ignores ‘anti-establishment’ voterswelfare reform, crime, trade, and financial deregulation that enabled him to wi
Robert Reich: Clinton ‘in for a shock’ if she ignores ‘anti-establishment’ voters
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
welfare reform, crime, trade, and financial deregulation that enabled him to win reelection in 1996 and declare “the era of big government” over. In those days a general election was like a competition between two hot-dog vendors on a boardwalk... Read more
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The Columbian
Pitts: Only thing Republicans really have to fear is themselvesleft and right is no longer a contest of ideas, no longer about low taxes versu
Pitts: Only thing Republicans really have to fear is themselves
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
left and right is no longer a contest of ideas, no longer about low taxes versus higher ones, small government versus big government, intervention versus isolation. No, the defining clash of our time is reason versus unreason, reason versus an... Read more
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Salon.com
Hillary doesn’t get it: She doesn’t need to move toward the middle — she needs to move toward the anti-establishmentwelfare reform, crime, trade and financial deregulation that enabled him to win
Hillary doesn’t get it: She doesn’t need to move toward the middle — she needs to move toward the anti-establishment
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
welfare reform, crime, trade and financial deregulation that enabled him to win reelection in 1996 and declare “the era of big government” over. In those days a general election was like a competition between two hot-dog vendors on a boardwalk... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Libertarianism has changed, and not for the betterbent which I do not share. I’m not particularly religious. The Religious Right
Libertarianism has changed, and not for the better
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
bent which I do not share. I’m not particularly religious. The Religious Right has often tried to use the power of Big Government to the same degree the left has, but to impose opposite beliefs. There are some who call themselves... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Does Hillary Get It?welfare reform, crime, trade, and financial deregulation that enabled him to wi
Does Hillary Get It?
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
welfare reform, crime, trade, and financial deregulation that enabled him to win reelection in 1996 and declare "the era of big government" over. In those days a general election was like a competition between two hot-dog vendors on a boardwalk... Read more
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News.com.au
The stories you need to know todayreform is the only way to deliver growth. “There is no doubt that traditional
The stories you need to know today
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
reform is the only way to deliver growth. “There is no doubt that traditional economic levers of low interest rates and big government deficits have failed to deliver the baseline growth since the global financial crisis that economists... Read more
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The Courier Mail
RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know todayreform is the only way to deliver growth. “There is no doubt that traditional
RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know today
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
reform is the only way to deliver growth. “There is no doubt that traditional economic levers of low interest rates and big government deficits have failed to deliver the baseline growth since the global financial crisis that economists... Read more
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Breitbart
Democrat Debt: DNC Reveals It Is $2.5 Million In the Hole As Convention Costs Loomown expenses so close to the start of the convention seems a poignant commentar
Democrat Debt: DNC Reveals It Is $2.5 Million In the Hole As Convention Costs Loom
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
own expenses so close to the start of the convention seems a poignant commentary on the massive costs of the party’s own big-government policies. Hillary Clinton is running on a platform of largely continuing and even enhancing many of President... Read more
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Salon.com
Can we escape the no-win choice of Jihad & McWorld and reclaim democracy?losing out. For decades, people drawn to Trump have been told that they are vic
Can we escape the no-win choice of Jihad & McWorld and reclaim democracy?
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
losing out. For decades, people drawn to Trump have been told that they are victims of the liberal establishment and its “Big Government.” Ironically, however, Trump succeeds because of a foundational McWorld institution: the entertainment medium... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Is Trump's celebrity enough to overcome big-spending Clinton?US election: Can Donald Trump's celebrity overcome Hillary Clinton's big-spendi
Is Trump's celebrity enough to overcome big-spending Clinton?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
US election: Can Donald Trump's celebrity overcome Hillary Clinton's big-spending campaign? Excitement, drama, showbiz, plagiarism — the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. But now, there is an even bigger intrigue: just how could... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
What’s next for Maine’s fledgling Libertarian Party?are definitely colluding. It’s basically a one-party system.” Both parties, he
What’s next for Maine’s fledgling Libertarian Party?
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
are definitely colluding. It’s basically a one-party system.” Both parties, he said, are far too prone to supporting big government and regulatory intrusions into individuals’ lives. They also are caught in a partisan trap that halts all... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Essence Of Trump's Appeal To The Flyover Zone: "We Are Not Winning Anymore"rackets of the Imperial City. Indeed, Washington’s unseemly prosperity arises
The Essence Of Trump's Appeal To The Flyover Zone: "We Are Not Winning Anymore"
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
rackets of the Imperial City. Indeed, Washington’s unseemly prosperity arises from its sundry precincts of debt-financed Big Government. The latter has been enabled, in turn, by the massive bond-buying campaigns of the Fed and other central... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Donald Trump paints a vision of a chaotic and dismal Americathat—though he and they saw chaos, despair and stupidity in high places with cl
Donald Trump paints a vision of a chaotic and dismal America
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
that—though he and they saw chaos, despair and stupidity in high places with clear eyes—vested interests in big business, big government and the establishment media would rush to tell them that they were wrong and foolish. Put another way, Mr... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The 9-Point Guide To Deciphering Political Propagandaincome taxes. On the flip side, the Republications constantly repeat the mantr
The 9-Point Guide To Deciphering Political Propaganda
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
income taxes. On the flip side, the Republications constantly repeat the mantra that Democrats are all in favor of “big government” despite the reality that the size of the government has continued to grow in size under Republican and... Read more
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Swissinfo
Why Donald Trump should be Presidentclean energy, and customised medicine are all on the verge of exploding in a ne
Why Donald Trump should be President
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
clean energy, and customised medicine are all on the verge of exploding in a new wave of profound economic prosperity. Big government stifles innovation, however, and increasing bureaucracy and regulations reduce economic potential. Trump knows... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Donald Trump's fear machineleft and right is no longer a contest of ideas, no longer about low taxes versu
Donald Trump's fear machine
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
left and right is no longer a contest of ideas, no longer about low taxes versus higher ones, small government versus big government, intervention versus isolation. No, the defining clash of our time is reason versus unreason, reason versus an... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The Republican Party of Donald Trump vs. sciencean open U.S. House seat, came out against a proposed settlement between governm
The Republican Party of Donald Trump vs. science
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 days ago
an open U.S. House seat, came out against a proposed settlement between government and the tobacco industry, calling it “big government.” In a shocking editorial, he wrote: “Time for a quick reality check. Despite the hysteria from the political... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Daily Reads for July 22to kick off the general election. Republicans who have criticized him for not b
Daily Reads for July 22
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
to kick off the general election. Republicans who have criticized him for not being a conservative and for supporting big-government domestic policies and isolationist foreign policies likely found little to like. There were two honest... Read more
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New York Magazine
Peter Thiel Is Pro-Trump, Mainly Because He’s Pro-Trollingthe Thiel enigma. How could such an evidently brilliant man support a bigoted c
Peter Thiel Is Pro-Trump, Mainly Because He’s Pro-Trolling
New York Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
the Thiel enigma. How could such an evidently brilliant man support a bigoted candidate, one who has promised to preserve big government and make policy on the fly? Maybe it was pure self-interest, argued J.K. Trotter in a smart essay at Gawker.... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Trump formally accepts GOP nominationechoed the Trump campaign’s longstanding message that he would stand up for ave
Trump formally accepts GOP nomination
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 5 days ago
echoed the Trump campaign’s longstanding message that he would stand up for average Americans against special interests and big government. Trump promised to reject any international free trade deals in favor of customized trade agreements... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
PayPal’s Thiel’s speech shows major shift in GOP on gaysinto the country is just one of the areas where there is disagreement. But Thi
PayPal’s Thiel’s speech shows major shift in GOP on gays
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
into the country is just one of the areas where there is disagreement. But Thiel, a libertarian with little love for big government — or even small government — delights in being a contrarian. “I build companies and support people who build... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Donald Trump paints a vision of a chaotic and dismal Americathat—though he and they saw chaos, despair and stupidity in high places with cl
Donald Trump paints a vision of a chaotic and dismal America
Namibia Economist / Posted 5 days ago
that—though he and they saw chaos, despair and stupidity in high places with clear eyes—vested interests in big business, big government and the establishment media would rush to tell them that they were wrong and foolish. Put another way, Mr... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last NightThe park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, mem
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last Night
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
The park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, members of Turning Point USA denounced big government. The founder said they are a nonpartisan group. (Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016) Before the crowds of... Read more
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NBC New York
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last NightThe park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, mem
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last Night
NBC New York / Posted 5 days ago
The park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, members of Turning Point USA denounced big government. The founder said they are a nonpartisan group. (Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016) Before the crowds of... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last NightThe park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, mem
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last Night
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
The park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, members of Turning Point USA denounced big government. The founder said they are a nonpartisan group. (Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016) Before the crowds of... Read more
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NBC Washington
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last NightThe park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, mem
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last Night
NBC Washington / Posted 5 days ago
The park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, members of Turning Point USA denounced big government. The founder said they are a nonpartisan group. (Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016) Before the crowds of... Read more
514 related stories
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NBC Chicago
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last NightThe park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, mem
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last Night
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
The park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, members of Turning Point USA denounced big government. The founder said they are a nonpartisan group. (Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016) Before the crowds of... Read more
514 related stories
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NBC Bay Area
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last NightThe park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, mem
Protests Fizzle on GOP Convention's Last Night
NBC Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
The park became a gathering place where people amplified their cause. Here, members of Turning Point USA denounced big government. The founder said they are a nonpartisan group. (Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016) Before the crowds of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How To Actually Make America Great Againvoluntarily co-operating groups, capable of functioning outside the bureaucrati
How To Actually Make America Great Again
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
voluntarily co-operating groups, capable of functioning outside the bureaucratic systems of Big Business and Big Government.” We can’t rely on politicians and we can’t rely on hope. We need to rely on the power of our own actions... Read more
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express
Nigel Farage: Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric ‘makes even me wince a little bit’Trump advocate Mr Gingrich used the example of Brexit in his speech at the Conv
Nigel Farage: Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric ‘makes even me wince a little bit’
express / Posted 5 days ago
Trump advocate Mr Gingrich used the example of Brexit in his speech at the Convention to highlight to the Americans that “big government” and establishment politics can be overthrown by the will of the people. The Republican convention has been... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How Maine’s national monument debate plays into presidential politicsCenter, a free market policy think tank based in Portland. Upstate politics are
How Maine’s national monument debate plays into presidential politics
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Center, a free market policy think tank based in Portland. Upstate politics are a hybrid of deep conservative dislike of big government and gun control, mixed with liberalism fashioned by decades of involvement in unions, he said. The northern... Read more
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Salon.com
“Greater Than We Currently Are,” not “Great Again”: Trump is perversely nostalgic when we should be looking forwardthat local government and ethereal, improvement-directed market forces are some
“Greater Than We Currently Are,” not “Great Again”: Trump is perversely nostalgic when we should be looking forward
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
that local government and ethereal, improvement-directed market forces are somehow friendlier to the broad citizenry than “big government.” Yet it was federal initiative (collecting information from the private sector, where such knowledge was most... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
SPECIAL REPORT: Spectacle outside the RNCPoint USA, a conservative student group, shouted at supporters of socialist and
SPECIAL REPORT: Spectacle outside the RNC
Williamson Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Point USA, a conservative student group, shouted at supporters of socialist and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. “Big government sucks!” Hanif Phelps of Cleveland held a sign saying “All Lives Matter* Except Muslims, Mexicans, Natives,... Read more
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