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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Laffer Properly Honored, Trudeau Tanks Tankers, Food Stamp Rolls Fall … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s Dubious ‘Wall of Separation’ between Church and State — Gary Galles/Mises Institute

Clarence Thomas Benchslaps the Federal Government in a Property Rights Case — Reason

Iran

Concern For Human Life Led Trump Not To Attack — Matt Vespa, Town Hall

Trump Warned Tehran Attack Was Imminent — Reuters

Higher Education

Leading Progressives Blame the Wrong Culprit for Rising College Costs — Just Facts Daily

Anarchist group at UT Austin threatens to dox incoming freshmen if they join conservative campus clubs — The College Fix

Economics

Arthur Laffer revolutionized the world with his economic theory — Stephen Moore

The Urge to Do Something — Michael Munger

Health Care

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit — Sally Pipes/Washington Examiner

CA Voters Not Happy With Free Medical For Illegals — Zero Hedge

Misc

Trudeau Government Passes Bill Banning Oil Tankers From BC Coast — Daily Caller

Gerrymandering Reform Shouldn’t Be about Politics — Mercatus Center

California poised to have the highest gas tax in the country — San Diego Union Tribune

At 750,000 Dead, Was the Price of Union Too High? — Doug Bandow

Citizens Have More to Fear from Alarmists’ Agenda than Climate Change Itself — Competitive Enterprise Institute

5.8 Million Individuals Drop Off Food Stamps Under Trump — Breitbart

Abortion Ban Hasn’t Hurt Alabama Economy — Ben Marquis, Western Journal

Kindergarten Teacher’s Viral Post On Quitting Because of Brats — Shirley Donlon, Daily Mail

The Myth That Eating McDonald’s Makes You Obese — Foundation For Economic Education


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