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Examiner Editorial: The 'soft despotism' of regulation imposes high costs on Americans

By Washington Examiner | 04/18/14 06:30 AM

Wayne Crews of the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Alexis de Tocqueville, author of the classic Democracy in America, were born in different times and places. But the French aristocrat and American think tanker have the measure of the federal behemoth in the age of Obama. Writing in 1835,...
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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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