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Elder: How crazy Is Warren’s health care plan?

By Larry Elder | Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants “Medicare for All,” as does Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., her self-described “Democratic socialist” rival. Unlike Sanders, however, Warren claims she can finance her plan by raising taxes only on the superrich. The middle class, Warren insists, will see their health care costs go down and their […]

Williams: Young people ignorant of history

By Walter E. Williams | A recent survey conducted by the Victims of Communism and polled by YouGov, a research and data firm, found that 70 percent of millennials are likely to vote socialist and that one in three millennials saw communism as “favorable.” Let’s examine this tragic vision in light of the Fraser Institute’s […]

DeAngelis: Warren’s ginormous school‐ choice hypocrisy

By Corey A. DeAngelis Elizabeth Warren proudly opposes school choice — for your kids. She apparently could afford to take her own son out of the public-school system and enroll him in a private school, yet her education policies would deny that choice to less wealthy Americans. Sen. Warren’s schools plan, which she released last […]

Jenkins: How about some transparency in recall effort?

By Paul Jenkins | It has been 103 days since the Recall Dunleavy effort began collecting signatures across Alaska with the aim of ultimately chasing Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy from office largely for his audacious tear-off-the-Band-Aid approach to curbing Alaska’s budget woes. Since that morning on Aug. 1, the group has gathered 49,000 signatures — […]

Brennan: Trump plays American politics

By Tom Brennan Ted Stevens would be shaking his head about the ongoing flap over President Donald Trump’s “quid pro quo” with Ukrainian government leaders. Stevens, one of the longest-serving and most effective members of the United States Senate, was a masterful politician who helped build Alaska in the years after statehood through expert practice […]

Thrall, Glaser: Will Trump end the endless wars?

By A. Trevor Thrall and John Glaser | Donald Trump made headlines in 2016 when he stood on a debate stage with 16 other Republican candidates and called the war in Iraq “a horrible mistake.” More recently Trump decried America’s need to exit “endless wars” when he tweeted that the United States would withdraw 2,000 […]

Singer: War on drugs meets war on vaping – This won’t end well

By Jeffrey A. Singer | Last summer, Brian Besser, Drug Enforcement Administration District Agent in charge of Utah, told reporters that Mexican drug cartels have “all of a sudden gotten involved in this vape cartridge industry, and reasonably so, because they know they are going to make money off of it.” This makes sense. Prohibition […]

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