Matt Fletcher
Matt Fletcher
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What Obamacare Means For Me: A Burning Hole in My Pocket

Why the Affordable Care Act is a bad deal for millennials.

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Eric Holder Takes a Stand For Teachers Unions, Against Poor Children

Eric Holder has filed a lawsuit against the State of Louisiana, because poor, mostly African-American children are being allowed to go to schools that aren't terrible.

Sergio Garcia Fried Chicken: Everyone's Overlooking European Sports' Thriving Sub-Culture of Racism

Sergio Garcia's "fried chicken" comment about Tiger Woods wasn't an isolated mistake. Racism in Europe (and particularly Spain) is in the midst of a veritable Renaissance.
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Federal Budget Cuts Put Public Defenders Between a Rock and a Hard Place

The sequester continues to have effects across the country. But the cuts to federal and state public defender programs will end up costing us more money than they save.
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A Fiscally Conservative Case to Abolish the Death Penalty

Regardless of whether it's morally right or wrong to execute prisoners (I personally think it is), the current method, necessary to guarantee individuals' rights, is not cost-effective.
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Corporate Tax Rates: Eliminating Them Would Help Middle Class Americans

There's been a lot of griping over corporate tax rates, but there are a number of good reasons why corporations shouldn't pay any taxes.

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Chicago Murder Rate Increases 18% in 2012 Because of Warm Weather

The murder rate in Chicago spiked by 18% in 2012 for a couple reasons.
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In Adam Lanza Aftermath, We Need Better Gun Control, Not More

In the wake of the Adam Lanza mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, what we don't need is more gun control. We just need better gun control and here's how.