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Puerto Rico vs the Border Wall

Rebuild Puerto Rico Before Border Wall, Says Latino Professor

A Latino professor from Florida says Congress should divert money away from building walls along the southwestern border to fund the rebuilding of Puerto Rico. He went on to call for an FDR-style public works program for the U.S. territory that was devastated by Hurricane Maria.

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Top 1% Wins — and Middle Class Loses — on ‘Regulatory Drag’

A new study documents that “regulatory drag” has eliminated about a third of economic growth in America since 1980, and explains why the top one percent’s inflation-adjusted share of income has tripled, while the middle class has lost income.

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Charles Hurt: Sanders Voters Are ‘Totally Ignorant’ Kids Who Just ‘Want Free Crap’

Drudge Report editor and Washington Times columnist Charles Hurt appeared on Breitbart News Daily to talk about what SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon described as “the most unreported story in political history”: Bernie Sanders’ string of victories over presumptive front-runner Hillary Clinton, weeks after the media and Democrat Party establishment essentially declared the race over.

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Justice Breyer: No Comment on Donald Trump, but Detention Camps Unlikely

Justice Stephen Breyer will not express an opinion on Donald Trump as a presidential candidate, in keeping with two centuries of Supreme Court tradition. But he did express an opinion on a related point: American courts are unlikely to allow Muslims to be held in detention camps.

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President Obama is ‘Mr. $20 Trillion’

With the signing of the Congressional budget deal on November 2 and sale of at least another $1.5 trillion in Treasury debt before he leaves office, President Obama will have earned title: “Mr. $20 Trillion.”

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West: National Review Must Retract ‘FDR, Truman, and Ike: Not Communists, Just Naïfs’ by Ron Capshaw

On April 18, 2015, nearly two years after my book American Betrayal was published by St. Martin’s Press, National Review Online published its fifth piece attacking it. The article is by Ron Capshaw. It is also Capshaw’s fifth attack on my book. Aside from a previous attack in passing also appearing at NRO (which brings NRO’s tally to six attacks in all), Capshaw has published three other attacks on my book at three different outlets.