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Zero Hedge
The Global Bear Market In Freedomown. Their country was founded by people seeking refuge from persecution, whose
The Global Bear Market In Freedom
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 hours ago
own. Their country was founded by people seeking refuge from persecution, whose leaders were allergic to the concept of big government. Successive generations have fought very hard at home and abroad for the sake of liberty. If it were not for... Read more
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The Washington Times
Libertarians torn between principles, popularity at rowdy presidential debatewould eliminate the Federal Reserve by declaring, “It’s time to kill the bank!”
Libertarians torn between principles, popularity at rowdy presidential debate
The Washington Times / Posted 18 hours ago
would eliminate the Federal Reserve by declaring, “It’s time to kill the bank!” The crowd was quick to reward attacks on big government, taxes and regulation. Mr. Johnson drew boos when he said the decline of the coal industry was due in large... Read more
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The Columbian
Start building foundation againthat help agriculture and industry flourish. These and other American achieveme
Start building foundation again
The Columbian / Posted 21 hours ago
that help agriculture and industry flourish. These and other American achievements all had something in common: They were big government programs created so generations of grandchildren might prosper. Then small government extremists came to... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Overtime Wage Rule To Boost Payensure every worker is compensated fairly for their work. Reed, R-C-I-Corning,
Overtime Wage Rule To Boost Pay
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
ensure every worker is compensated fairly for their work. Reed, R-C-I-Corning, said he has concerns with the overreach of big government that often plagues small businesses and prevents job creation in the district. Reed placed concerns over the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Obama's long goodbyehas been in decline ever since. It is currently less than 5%. The $800 billion
Obama's long goodbye
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
has been in decline ever since. It is currently less than 5%. The $800 billion stimulus package, derided on the right as big government cronyism at its worst, and on the left as far too small, looks a lot better in hindsight. Some $90 billion was... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Sid Salter: US-Vietnam catfish war ragesof Agriculture’s 2015 catfish inspection program. The CRA empowers Congress to
Sid Salter: US-Vietnam catfish war rages
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
of Agriculture’s 2015 catfish inspection program. The CRA empowers Congress to review and overrule a regulation issued by a government agency. The Senate approved the McCain resolution by a vote of 55-43. McCain’s proposal now faces U.S. House... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Tories must offer positive alternativepositive, explaining to at least two generations of urbanite and suburban voter
Tories must offer positive alternative
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
positive, explaining to at least two generations of urbanite and suburban voters raised on a deep belief in the goodness of Big Government why government is an impediment to growth and freedom and human rights, why environmentalists are wrong on... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Sanders-Clinton distinction: Running to do, not to be somethingfare until … the Clintons. They were triangulating, third way, deregulating, co
The Sanders-Clinton distinction: Running to do, not to be something
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
fare until … the Clintons. They were triangulating, third way, deregulating, corporatist, New Democrats – famously “ending” big government, crushing welfare, demanding NAFTA, linking the party to a marriage with Wall Street and Hollywood that... Read more
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The News & Observer
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primarywould be your top priorities if elected? Implementing fiscal responsibility. P
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primary
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
would be your top priorities if elected? Implementing fiscal responsibility. Protecting family and freedom from big government. Preserving the Second Amendment. What else should voters know about you? I think the most important thing... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Why Bernie's Strong Poll Numbers Against Trump Are For Realto attack -- Bernie's kind words for Cuba, his so-called honeymoon to the Sovie
Why Bernie's Strong Poll Numbers Against Trump Are For Real
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
to attack -- Bernie's kind words for Cuba, his so-called honeymoon to the Soviet Union, and, of course, all his socialistic big government programs that he wants to foist on freedom-loving Americans. This meme is repeated so often (especially by... Read more
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The Marietta Times
My advice to Donald Trump: Leadand Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. That's shouldn't
My advice to Donald Trump: Lead
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
and Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. That's shouldn't be difficult. They don't just think that big government is the best answer; they think it's the only answer. That's not leadership, and it's the same tired political... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Two populists — and both parties careening leftof limited government and constitutionalism into afterthoughts, Trump has neute
Two populists — and both parties careening left
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
of limited government and constitutionalism into afterthoughts, Trump has neutered a heretofore potent vehicle against Big Government. With or without Sanders, the Democrats were going to drift in a more progressive direction. It was far from... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How the DLC Democrats Helped to Make Donald Trump Presidential Candidateinvariably led to mass incarceration, mainly for young African-American males,
How the DLC Democrats Helped to Make Donald Trump Presidential Candidate
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
invariably led to mass incarceration, mainly for young African-American males, establishing the principle that "the era of 'big government' is over" (which, borrowing directly from Ronald Reagan) Clinton proudly announced in one of his State of the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Businesses huddle over new overtime regsaim at the White House in voicing his objections to the overtime changes. "Thi
Businesses huddle over new overtime regs
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
aim at the White House in voicing his objections to the overtime changes. "This is another example of President Obama using big government�in the remaining days of his administration�to encroach on small businesses�and nonprofits," Kinzinger... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
For Cirque, Disney and others, does standing up for LGBT rights require ethical acrobatics?at the Heritage Foundation, a right-leaning think tank. "But it's something di
For Cirque, Disney and others, does standing up for LGBT rights require ethical acrobatics?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
at the Heritage Foundation, a right-leaning think tank. "But it's something different when you align big business and big government to impose a policy that people may not want." Others argue that companies face social pressures — from... Read more
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Breitbart
Veterans Affairs Declares Thousands of Living Vets Dead, Cancels Benefitsthe VA, and indeed much of the federal government, during the Obama years, whic
Veterans Affairs Declares Thousands of Living Vets Dead, Cancels Benefits
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
the VA, and indeed much of the federal government, during the Obama years, which have produced a cavalcade of stories about Big Government incompetence — usually accompanied by hurricanes of political spin, if not outright cover-ups. Also, as with... Read more
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The Washington Times
Paul Ryan blowing away tea party primary challengera primary challenge from businessman Paul Nehlen, a tea party-allied Republican
Paul Ryan blowing away tea party primary challenger
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
a primary challenge from businessman Paul Nehlen, a tea party-allied Republican who has attacked the speaker for alleged “big-government spending” and other affronts to conservatism. “It’s remarkable how well positioned Speaker Ryan is for... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Retailers balk at push for ban on single-use plastic bagsthe state, approved by the Massachusetts Senate on Wednesday, will feed the ang
Retailers balk at push for ban on single-use plastic bags
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
the state, approved by the Massachusetts Senate on Wednesday, will feed the anger of store owners who are upset with recent government actions, according to their chief spokesman. On Wednesday, the Senate added a rider to its budget on a 29-9 vote... Read more
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The News & Observer
Feeling let down and left behind in NCremains here. But it is not like it was. Or at least the way people tell him it
Feeling let down and left behind in NC
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
remains here. But it is not like it was. Or at least the way people tell him it was. He has long been skeptical of big government, and the way government works generally. It did not help that the Food and Drug Administration announced... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Retail group balks at ban on single-use plastic bagsneed to be reusable or made of recycled paper and sold for at least 10 cents ap
Retail group balks at ban on single-use plastic bags
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
need to be reusable or made of recycled paper and sold for at least 10 cents apiece. "It's becoming a bit frightening this big government I-know-better-than-you attitude," Retailers Association of Massachusetts President Jon Hurst told the News... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Philip Mirowski: This is Water, or Is It the Neoliberal Thought Collective?It’s certainly not free market ideology. …Ben’s claim that neoliberalism is hap
Philip Mirowski: This is Water, or Is It the Neoliberal Thought Collective?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
It’s certainly not free market ideology. …Ben’s claim that neoliberalism is happy with a big state fits this pattern; big government spending helps to mitigate cyclical risk. All this makes me suspect that those leftists who try to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Lopez-Cantera joins scramble for U.S. Senate seatstarted rolling out before Lopez-Cantera finished his formal announcement. The
Lopez-Cantera joins scramble for U.S. Senate seat
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
started rolling out before Lopez-Cantera finished his formal announcement. The Senate Conservatives Fund, labeled him a big government liberal who has supported tax increases and is "out of touch with Florida values." The conservatives fund has... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Fracking Bill preempts Home RuleGarrett Richter, R-Naples, sponsored a similar bill (SB 318) in the Senate. Iro
Fracking Bill preempts Home Rule
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
Garrett Richter, R-Naples, sponsored a similar bill (SB 318) in the Senate. Ironically, the conservatives who are against big government are voting to take away home rule for counties and municipalities. I've bookmarked a great website:... Read more
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Breitbart
State OIG: Clinton ‘Did Not Comply With Department Policies Implemented in Accordance With the Federal Records Act’particularly as those risks pertain to its most senior leadership.” We could l
State OIG: Clinton ‘Did Not Comply With Department Policies Implemented in Accordance With the Federal Records Act’
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
particularly as those risks pertain to its most senior leadership.” We could look at this as another story of ponderous Big Government failing to live up to the standards it imposes on the private sector. Email has been around for decades now. A... Read more
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Breitbart
Arizona’s Kelli Ward: Fighting to Unseat McCain, Defend 2nd Amendment“chip away” at our Second Amendment rights. She said those doing this are “most
Arizona’s Kelli Ward: Fighting to Unseat McCain, Defend 2nd Amendment
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
“chip away” at our Second Amendment rights. She said those doing this are “mostly Democrats and progressive liberals, but big government Republicans are often culpable as well.” Ward said: When I was in the Arizona state senate the first bill I... Read more
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The Star
London’s City finance hub braces for possible Brexitthink the UK economy collapses on a Brexit. The UK is the fifth biggest economy
London’s City finance hub braces for possible Brexit
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
think the UK economy collapses on a Brexit. The UK is the fifth biggest economy in the world.” He added: “Big banks like big government, as big government bails out big banks. So, lo and behold, big banks like the EU, which... has a history of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
London's City finance hub braces for possible Brexitthink the UK economy collapses on a Brexit. The UK is the fifth biggest economy
London's City finance hub braces for possible Brexit
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
think the UK economy collapses on a Brexit. The UK is the fifth biggest economy in the world." He added: "Big banks like big government, as big government bails out big banks. So, lo and behold, big banks like the EU, which... has a history of... Read more
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Rappler
London's City finance hub braces for possible Brexitnot think the UK economy collapses on a Brexit. The UK is the 5th biggest econo
London's City finance hub braces for possible Brexit
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
not think the UK economy collapses on a Brexit. The UK is the 5th biggest economy in the world." He added: "Big banks like big government, as big government bails out big banks. So, lo and behold, big banks like the EU, which... has a history of... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Hamilton musical can teach to learn from historyliberty and power? None of the presidential candidates talks about liberty. Hi
Hamilton musical can teach to learn from history
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
liberty and power? None of the presidential candidates talks about liberty. Hillary Clinton is captive to the notion that big government, not individual liberty, is best. "Fighting for us" is her campaign slogan, as she seeks to out-promise - and... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Don’t Give Up On the BudgetRepublicans - has made the budget-balancing process frustrating for all concern
Don’t Give Up On the Budget
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 5 days ago
Republicans - has made the budget-balancing process frustrating for all concerned, including taxpayers. Giving in to the big government crowd through a raid on the Rainy Day Fund would reward the big-government crowd - and should be rejected out... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
17 Republicans vie for nominationNone. Top Three Issues: Implementing fiscal responsibility, pr
17 Republicans vie for nomination
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
None. Top Three Issues: Implementing fiscal responsibility, protecting family and freedom from big government, preserving Second Amendment.

Statement: "Having never run for office before, I did not... Read more

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Breitbart
TSA’s Head of Security Forced Out over Airport Delayswill also hire outside help if lines don’t start moving.” This will, no doubt,
TSA’s Head of Security Forced Out over Airport Delays
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
will also hire outside help if lines don’t start moving.” This will, no doubt, unleash a flood of panicked op-eds from Big Government liberals and union groupies explaining why airport security absolutely cannot be privatized again, no matter... Read more
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Raw Story
Here are 11 questions you can ask Libertarians to see if they’re hypocritesof “spontaneous order”? Does our libertarian recognize that democracy is a form
Here are 11 questions you can ask Libertarians to see if they’re hypocrites
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
of “spontaneous order”? Does our libertarian recognize that democracy is a form of marketplace? We’re told that “big government” is bad for many reasons, not the least of which is that it is too large to be responsive. But if big... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
17 Republicans vie for nominationNone. Top Three Issues: Implementing fiscal responsibility, pr
17 Republicans vie for nomination
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
None. Top Three Issues: Implementing fiscal responsibility, protecting family and freedom from big government, preserving Second Amendment.

Statement: "Having never run for office before, I did not... Read more

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Zero Hedge
After Denying Bias, Facebook Changes Policies That Produce Anti-Conservative Biasa conversational tool, along with whatsapp. A nice easy way to share your schoo
After Denying Bias, Facebook Changes Policies That Produce Anti-Conservative Bias
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
a conversational tool, along with whatsapp. A nice easy way to share your school work with others no? other than that its a big waste of time and the public that post comments on conservative stories are incredibly dumb, very few ZH like crowd on... Read more
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ESPN
NFL official denies trying to influence CTE studyWalter [Koroshetz, director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders
NFL official denies trying to influence CTE study
ESPN / Posted 5 days ago
Walter [Koroshetz, director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke], and this is a lesson I guess: Big Government can crush you if you disagree with them. I'm trying to protect the kids." The 91-page congressional report... Read more
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USA Today
Save Puerto Rico by setting the island freeof Puerto Rican independence might seem quaint, its prominent place in the news
Save Puerto Rico by setting the island free
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
of Puerto Rican independence might seem quaint, its prominent place in the news is at least an occasion to recognize that big government abroad and big government at home are two sides of the same coin. Relinquishing control of Puerto Rico would... Read more
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Business Insider
Mark Cuban's foray into politics has reached new heightsabout this." "At least he works in the private sector and knows the impact of
Mark Cuban's foray into politics has reached new heights
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
about this." "At least he works in the private sector and knows the impact of taxes and regulation and the impact of big government, but I'm having trouble seeing what's appealing about him," Mackowiak told Business Insider. "He's obviously a... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Head of NFL’s head, neck and spine committee slams Congressional reportto Congress. No one ever asked me my opinion. I had two private conversations w
Head of NFL’s head, neck and spine committee slams Congressional report
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 5 days ago
to Congress. No one ever asked me my opinion. I had two private conversations with Walter, and this is a lesson I guess: Big Government can crush you if you disagree with them. I’m trying to protect the kids.” The Democratic staff report of the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Long TSA security lines have a silver lining: It's a linecation!airport, so I have to assume they're giving my idea serious thought. It's cert
Long TSA security lines have a silver lining: It's a linecation!
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
airport, so I have to assume they're giving my idea serious thought. It's certainly a better plan than letting a bunch of big-government politicos throw money at the problem. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Tuesday that nearly 60 security officers and... Read more
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11 News Houston
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — againtold USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walt
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — again
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
told USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walter Koroshetz), and this is a lesson I guess: Big Government can crush you if you disagree with them." The same could be said for the NFL. This, after all, is a group... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — againtold USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walt
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — again
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
told USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walter Koroshetz), and this is a lesson I guess: Big Government can crush you if you disagree with them." The same could be said for the NFL. This, after all, is a group... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Hamilton: Lessons from the man, musicalliberty and power? None of the presidential candidates talks about liberty. Hi
Hamilton: Lessons from the man, musical
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
liberty and power? None of the presidential candidates talks about liberty. Hillary Clinton is captive to the notion that big government, not individual liberty, is best. "Fighting for us" is her campaign slogan, as she seeks to out-promise - and... Read more
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Raw Story
What ‘sleep’ will be like in 2020, 2030 and beyondDreamworks really become dreamworks?” Transhumanists are not alone in their de
What ‘sleep’ will be like in 2020, 2030 and beyond
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
Dreamworks really become dreamworks?” Transhumanists are not alone in their desire to push the limits of what is natural. Big government agencies like DARPA want to create hyper-awake soldiers and fighter pilots who no longer suffer the affliction... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
NFL proves to be untrustworthy — againtold USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walt
NFL proves to be untrustworthy — again
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
told USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walter Koroshetz), and this is a lesson I guess: Big Government can crush you if you disagree with them." The same could be said for the NFL. This, after all, is a group... Read more
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The Washington Times
ALLAN RYSKIND: How Reaganomics saved Bill Clinton’s presidencyWallendas. He became, well, Reaganized. He permanently ditched his wife’s healt
ALLAN RYSKIND: How Reaganomics saved Bill Clinton’s presidency
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Wallendas. He became, well, Reaganized. He permanently ditched his wife’s health care plan, informing us that “the era of big government is over.” He now favored balanced budgets and apologized for having “raised [taxes] too much.” With the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — againtold USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walt
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — again
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
told USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walter Koroshetz), and this is a lesson I guess: Big Government can crush you if you disagree with them." The same could be said for the NFL. This, after all, is a group... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
NFL proves to be untrustworthy — againtold USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walt
NFL proves to be untrustworthy — again
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 days ago
told USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walter Koroshetz), and this is a lesson I guess: Big Government can crush you if you disagree with them." The same could be said for the NFL. This, after all, is a group... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — againtold USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walt
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — again
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
told USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walter Koroshetz), and this is a lesson I guess: Big Government can crush you if you disagree with them." The same could be said for the NFL. This, after all, is a group... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — againtold USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walt
Armour: NFL proves to be untrustworthy — again
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
told USA TODAY Sports. "I had two private conversations with (NIH Director Walter Koroshetz), and this is a lesson I guess: Big Government can crush you if you disagree with them." The same could be said for the NFL. This, after all, is a group... Read more
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