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Friday, December 15, 2017

5 Liberal Myths About Tax Reform, and Why They're Wrong

The Daily Signal
Dec. 15, 2017

Happy Friday from Washington, where Republicans battle disinformation as they iron out final details of their tax reform bill. Just in time, Adam Michael and Rachel Greszler explode five big myths. One immigrant businessman from Africa looks forward to the tax overhaul, and Kelsey Harkness puts his story on video. Another Obamacare mandate goes on the GOP's chopping block, Rachel del Guidice reports. Plus: Michael Berry on the roots of religious liberty, Tony Perkins on how much the "mainstream media" hates the president, and this week's Problematic Women. Enjoy the weekend.

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5 Liberal Myths About Tax Reform, and Why They're Wrong

Myth no. 2: Repealing Obamacare's individual mandate will raise taxes on the poor, raise insurance premiums, and kill 10,000 people a year.

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News

GOP Lawmakers Target Another Obamacare Mandate in States

Republicans in Congress are working to chip away at programs mandated under Obamacare following their inability to repeal the health care law.

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Commentary

The Numbers That Prove How Much the Mainstream Media Hate Trump

"I think the media have been harder on Trump than any other president certainly that I've known about," says President Jimmy Carter.

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Immigrant Businessman Talks America's Need for Tax Reform

Wanting to run his own business, David Bakare borrowed funds to purchase a luxury limousine manufacturer in the U.S. He now has more than 100 employees.

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Commentary

What the Founders Understood About Religious Freedom That We Must Recover

Years after witnessing religious persecution in Virginia, James Madison chaired the House conference committee on the Bill of Rights.

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Commentary

Problematic Women: Reporter Asks Sarah Huckabee Sanders This Extremely Inappropriate Question

"I'm not here to speak about my personal experience," Sarah Huckabee Sanders responds.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

NR Daily: What if America Won a War and No One Cared?

The announcement came on Saturday. Just three days before the Alabama special election that transfixed the nation, and on the same day that President Trump fact-checked the Washington Post's Dave Weigel, Iraq's prime minister declared victory in the war against ISIS. Iraq — with indispensable American help — has regained control of its cities and its border with Syria. ISIS has been reduced to a shadow of its former self. The victory isn't confined to Iraq. American-allied forces control ISIS's former capital in Syria, and the world's largest jihadist army is gone ...

December 14 2017

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What if America Won a War and No One Cared?

David French

The announcement came on Saturday. Just three days before the Alabama special election that transfixed the nation, and on the same day that President Trump fact-checked the Washington Post's Dave Weigel, Iraq's prime minister declared victory in the war against ISIS. Iraq — with indispensable American help — has regained...

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Yes, Investigate the Investigators

The Editors

The Department of Justice and the FBI are developing a credibility problem. The last two weeks have brought a blizzard of revelations about the anti-Trump political predilections of top FBI...

Roy Moore Is Acting Like a Snowflake

Katherine Timpf

Roy Moore lost the election on Tuesday; it's now Thursday, and he still has yet to concede — which sounds kind of a lot like a snowflake move to me. When Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump...

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Will Football Survive?

Theodore Kupfer

All the pat talk about the declining ratings of the National Football League glides past one fact: Football is one product with a stratospherically high floor. Even when sales dips for the NFL,...

A Righteous Dent

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Editor's Note: As part of the National Review Institute's End-of-Year Appeal, NRI fellows are sharing words of wisdom and inspiration. Today, Jay Nordlinger discusses NRI's programmatic...

Next Year in Jerusalem?

Kevin D. Williamson

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says he will no longer accept a role for the United States in the ongoing Arab–Israeli peace negotiations, which have produced little in the way of...

Do Not Raise Taxes on Ph.D. Students

Gabriel Rossman

If, as the ancient philosopher Polemarchus and the labor leader Samuel Gompers agreed, justice and politics are about rewarding friends and punishing enemies, then I can see the appeal to the...

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The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945

James D. Hornfischer

"A masterful account of the barbaric last year of the Pacific War...The Fleet at Flood Tide is, quite simply, popular and scholarly military history at its best."
- Victor Davis Hanson

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