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Indiana RFRA: What Part of Economic Boycotts Do Conservatives Not Understand? - Hit & Run : Reason.com

From a libertarian perspective, belief in the freedom of association generally trumps belief in anti-discrimination actions by the state. Not always, but mostly. In fact, things are more complicated, since it’s typically the state (whether at the local, state, or federal) that historically was doing most of the discriminating. 295 more words

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On Obamacare, It’s the President Who Refuses to Embrace Reality - Hit & Run : Reason.com

When the law was being debated in Congress, many supporters of the law argued that it would grow popular once it passed. When that didn’t happen, Obamacare backers insisted that it polled poorly because the major benefits had yet to kick in.   222 more words

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Repayments and Refunds: Estimating the Effects of 2014 Premium Tax Credit Reconciliation | The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People applying early in open enrollment for advance payments beginning in January 2014, therefore, would have likely had their incomes verified by their 2012 tax returns (as this was the most recent tax return they would have had).

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Nigerian Presidential Candidates: Where they stand on key election issues

Where they stand on key election issues

Nigerian main presidential candidates differ in personality, perception, and certain key issues – namely insecurity, elite corruption among high-profile politicians and business leaders and the state of the economy. 302 more words

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Public School: Never Have so Many Paid so Much to Achieve so Little - Daniel J. Mitchell - Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists and Financial Commentary - Page full

The Washington Post reports on some new research to see how America’s young adults rank compared to their peers in other nations.

The results aren’t encouraging.

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Removing state-based obstacles to affordable healthcare | TheHill

The negative effect of Certificate of Need laws on competition and the monopoly-like privileges they bestow have attracted the attention of the Justice Department and the FTC.

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Ain’t No Sunshine When He’s On: Obama Administration Most Opaque Ever - Hit & Run : Reason.com

For the second year in a row, the Associated Press has analyzed just-released federal data and declared that the Obama administration has set new records in withholding access to government files and censoring the information it does provide:

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