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Cadillac-friendly tax plan?

Politics | Republicans’ current tax reform blueprint may provoke a political backlash
by Henry Olsen
Posted 10/12/17, 02:27 pm

Tax reform is now the order of the day. Congressional Republicans have been eager all year to rewrite the tax code. Slashing and simplifying taxes is, they believe, the straw that stirs our economic drink. Get this right, they say, and America will enter a new golden age of fast growth.

This might well be true. But the details of their tax proposal will pose many political problems for the GOP. Too many provisions give the impression that the party cares more about helping the well-off than about aiding average Americans and their families.

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Here to stay?

Immigration | DACA is a unique immigration problem only Congress can solve
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/28/17, 03:45 pm

Joel Belz’s column ("Surveying our future") in this issue notes how many teens today are clueless concerning the Bill of Rights and the freedoms it guarantees. That’s evidence of dereliction of duty at public schools. It’s also a problem for all of us, because rights taken for granted usually become rights lost.

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Ohio lawmakers approve 20-week abortion ban

Abortion | The bill is the second pro-life measure adopted in the state this week
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 12/09/16, 12:54 pm

Ohio legislators approved a second pro-life bill this week, one that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation instead of about 22 days.

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