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The Best And Worst States For Homeschool Freedom

Submitted by Simon Black of Sovereign Man Pennsylvania is among the most restrictive states when it comes to the freedom to homeschool your children. The state requires that parents teach their children state-mandated subjects for 180 days per year, for at least 900 hours. Tests must be administered, and the district must assess the child…

Here Are The States Where The End Of $600 Unemployment Checks Will Hurt The...

Tens of millions of Americans are dealing with a pandemic shock of job loss, no savings, insurmountable debts, a potential rent eviction wave, hunger crisis, and a fiscal cliff where federal government lifelines of Washington stimulus checks are set to expire on Friday.  A perfect storm of depression is swirling above households where the virus-induced downturn has easily set them back…

Sun Belt States Choose “Third Path” To Confront COVID-19 Without Destroying Economy

In a research note published yesterday, a team of Goldman Sachs analysts spotted an ominous potential inflection point for the struggling US labor market: If the nascent 'recovery' achieved over the last 2 months loses steam as states reverse their plans to reopen the economy, it could do lasting harm to the labor market, as…

Goldman: States Containing 80% Of The US Population Have Paused Or Taken Steps To...

Goldman writes: Reopening is on hold in most of the US, as states containing about 80% of the population have explicitly paused or taken targeted steps to reverse reopening. Over the past several days, Washington has placed its reopening on hold, and Pennsylvania has now ordered bars and nightclubs closed and imposed occupancy limits on…

Which States Are Removing The Most Confederate Monuments?

The killing of George Floyd has sparked a resurgence in the removal of Confederate monuments to prominent slave-owning Democrats throughout US history. Greg Rones/Shutterstock. Graphic: Nathaniel Blum In recent weeks, Virginia, Florida and Texas top the states which have removed the most Confederate symbols, according to an analysis by BeenVerified. For every monument which has…

Progressive Tax States Lose People, Income To Flat And Zero Income Tax States

Submitted by Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner via Wirepoints.org, Flat and no-income tax states, as a group, are beating out progressive tax states in the contest for people and their incomes, according to the last decade of IRS migration data analyzed by Wirepoints.  The nation’s seventeen flat and no income tax states won a net…

The State’s Priority Is Protecting Itself, Not You

Authored by Bradley Thomas via The Libertarian Institute, Murray Rothbard pointed out in his book Anatomy of the State how the state is far more punitive against those that threaten the comfort and authority of government institutions and workers than they are against crimes against citizens. This, according to Rothbard, exposed as a myth the notion that…
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FBI Says Foreign States Hacked US Research Centers Seeking COVID-19 Breakthroughs 

A top FBI official has warned that foreign governments are seeking to break into American companies' cyber systems where crucial coronavirus research data is stored.  "We certainly have seen reconnaissance activity, and some intrusions, into some of those institutions, especially those that have publicly identified themselves as working on COVID-related research," FBI Deputy Assistant Director…

Donald Trump: Some States Can Reopen ‘Literally Tomorrow’

President Donald Trump said Thursday that some states would be able to reopen as soon as Friday, provided they met certain requirements. “They will be able to go literally tomorrow, yes,” Trump said at the White House press briefing as he unveiled the new guidelines. The president said that more rural states such as Montana,…

For First Time Ever, All 50 US States Now Under Major Disaster Declaration At...

Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times, President Donald Trump on Saturday approved a disaster declaration for Wyoming, meaning that all 50 states are under a major disaster declaration amid the CCP virus pandemic. The declaration for the state comes about three weeks after the first disaster order in New York, the epicenter of the virus. Non-state…

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