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What We’re Reading Today: Beer Taxes, Free College, Trump Wins — No Loses In 2020 … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


How High are Beer Taxes in Your State? — Tax Foundation

Smooth Economic Sailing Hits Headwinds — The Bridge/Mercatus Center

How to Talk to Millennials About Capitalism — City Journal


Local libertarian high schooler left out of yearbook, but Karl Marx appears — KTTH 770, Seattle

I took out $40K in student loans. It’s my responsibility to pay it back — The College Fix

Lots of 2020 candidates are talking about ‘free college.’ Here’s what they’re not telling you — Los Angeles Times

Election 2020

‘It’s the economy, stupid’ spells trouble for Democrats in the 2020 election — MarketWatch

Trump would likely lose an election held today — CNN

Poll finds most Americans believe Trump will win the 2020 election — Big Think


The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings — Ars Technica

Trump administration says no new talks with California on car rules — CALmatters

Postal Service in Crisis — Cato At Liberty

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