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Robert Underwood

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“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

Robert Underwood

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Over the last 10-20 years, I have had many heated political discussions with people of different colors, different backgrounds, and different walks of life. Social media has made it easier to have these discussions and meet all kinds of people. When having such discussions, my goal is to be as clear minded and rational as possible when arguing my point of view while trying to use as much anecdotal evidence as possible. While I would respect their point of view, I expect them to respect my…

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Republican Presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson is proposing a 14.9% flat income tax and throwing out the current tax code. The primary arguments made for going to a flat tax is simple: There will be no loopholes for anyone to jump through and take advantage of, no one will be taxed twice on capital gains, interest and dividends, and most citizens will have some skin in the game. That’s fine except there are two major problems:

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Prager University recently did a five video series on the different perspectives of the left and right on some key fundamental issues.  I encourage everyone to watch the videos posted below but I’ll provide a quick take on each one.

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So a few days ago, the “Every Student Succeeds Act” was signed into law after passing the House and Senate with broad bipartisan support, a rarity in recent times.  This law does away with most of the regulations that were put into place with “No Child Left Behind” and returns a lot of the power in regards to education policy back to the states.  As a result, the strict pressures in testing students to receive federal funding is removed.  Just as “No Child Left…

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