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War on ride-sharing Volume 128,455

Last week, the Commonwealth of Virginia issued “cease and desist” letters to both Uber and Lyft saying they could no longer operate in Virginia in order to save the children/stop cutting in on the cab drivers’ monopoly. Virginia is not the first government to try to stop the widely popular ride-sharing companies from operating. The […]


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CBO: Four Million Americans to Pay Obamacare Tax

Four millions Americans will be hit with Obamacare’s individual mandate tax in 2016 according to an analysis by the Congressional Budget Office. From Americans for Tax Reform: The report, titled Payments of Penalties for Being Uninsured Under the Affordable Care Act: 2014 Update, includes a gingerly-worded reminder ​that Americans will be liable for the tax as part of their annual […]


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War on Uber moves to Virginia [UPDATED]

If you live in a major city, you probably love Uber. This innovative ride-sharing service is loved by consumers and loathed by taxi monopolies. City Councils all across the country are trying to regulate Uber in order to limit competition for traditional taxis. Today, the Commonwealth of Virginia sent “cease and desist” letters to both Uber […]


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Harvard grad Sen. Chuck Schumer doesn’t know author of Bill of Rights

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Harvard graduate, could use a lesson not only in history but in the First Amendment to the Constitution, you know, the document he swore to uphold and protect. The money quote from The Washington Times: I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being […]


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Remembering 25 years since iconic Tank Man

Today marks the 25th anniversary of when the Chinese government sent the military to stop students protesting in Tiananmen Square. One of the most iconic images of the 20th Century was taken at that event. While the fate of the student who bravely stood in front of the tank is unknown, in the 25 years […]


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