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Detroit bailout plans just paper over the problem with more money

By Shikha Dalmia | 04/17/14 07:10 PM

In Detroit's unfolding saga, the only innocent victims are city residents. So if there is any case for a Motown bailout, it is to make the city more livable for them. However, that seems to be the main goal of neither the Democratic White House nor the state's Republican governor -- both of...
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Midterms may hinge on whether Obamacare losers outvote the winners

By Byron York | 04/17/14 06:17 PM

When it comes to the politics of Obamacare, there's really only one question that matters: How many Americans are benefiting from the new health care system, and how many are hurting? Problem is, we know more about the first part of the question than the second. Obamacare's advocates have...
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This Earth Day, applaud fossil fuel sellers for overcoming climate change hysteria

By John Stossel | 04/17/14 04:33 PM

"The heavens reek, the waters below are foul ... we are in a crisis of survival." That's how Walter Cronkite and CBS hyped the first Earth Day, back in 1970. Somehow we've survived since then, and most of life got better, although I never hear that from the worrywarts. Of course, some things...
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