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Vermont's infrastructure falters as its healthcare soars under socialist policies

Vermont is among the bluest of the blue states. Safely having gone Democrat in every election since 1992, prior to that it was actually the safest Republican state of all. 740 more words

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This Week in, uh, History?

ON JUNE 22, 2004, THEN-VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY TOLD SENATOR PATRICK LEAHY (DEMOCRAT, VERMONT) TO GO FUCK HIMSELF.

IF MEMORY SERVES, IT WAS A TUESDAY.

USA Lies in Aryan Hands

While it has gained some popularity within conservative circles, originalism remains outside the mainstream of modern constitutional jurisprudence. It has been 25 years since an originalist has been nominated to the Supreme Court.

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Time for Congress to Fix Its Criminal Code

[Published in the Wall Street Journal on November 6, 2013.]

Twenty-six years ago this month, the Sentencing Reform Act eliminated parole for federal crimes, mainly on the theory that equal crime should get equal time, with no unfair early-release advantages for some. 928 more words

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Benefits, Drawbacks of EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Debated Before House Judiciary Committee

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) were the key witnesses in a congressional hearing that questioned the efficacy and management of the program… 1,147 more words

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Investigations Into Russian Involvement In 2016 Election

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he is recusing himself from the federal investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election.

“I have now decided to recuse myself from any existing or future investigations of any matter relating in any way to the campaigns for president of the United States,” he said. 1,096 more words

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