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Volume 26, Issue 5: February 1, 2023

Alvaro Vargas Llosa (Washington Times)
The welfare state, the warfare state, and the Financially Responsible State are mutually exclusive propositions—yet we continue to act otherwise. But for how long? READ MORE »

Lee E. Ohanian (California on Your Mind)
True, too many African Americans living in San Francisco face economic hardship. But reparations would depopulate and bankrupt the city, making things worse, not better, for the very persons the progressive left wants to help. READ MORE »

Art Carden (AIER)
Don’t like chain stores? Think a Walmart in every town makes the world bland? End corporate welfare. READ MORE »

Sr. Fellow Stephen Halbrook, author of The Right to Bear Arms, talks with Dana Loesch about the charges against actor Alec Baldwin resulting from the 2021 shooting on the set of the movie “Rust.” And, as usual, Halbrook gets it right. LISTEN »

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