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In the late 19th century, Tom Reed, an acerbic Republican Speaker of House, once said of two House members, “They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum total of human knowledge.” There is something of the same result when President Trump speaks about trade policy.
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As the FCC explores avenues to meet its congressionally mandated goal of making more spectrum available for wireless broadband, it should keep in mind that a market-based approach has advantages in speed and efficiency over an incentive auction, and would also transfer proceeds directly from sellers to buyers.
The lessons MacGillis prompts readers to draw should be taken seriously by all those trying to steer Baltimore back on course, and by those seeking to blame the police for social malaise in black communities. Surely policing can better address community needs without violating the rights of individuals.
The ongoing Brexit shambles cannot be blamed on the European Union nor on the “deep state.” They are entirely predictable results of the fact that the 2016 campaign to leave the EU presented voters with a fantasy of a Brexit in which the UK enjoys all of the benefits of independence without any of the costs.
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