Daily Signal - The Redistributive State: How Government Shifts Economic Resources From High- to Low-Income Households

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Sept. 15, 2015
Commentary

The Redistributive State: How Government Shifts Economic Resources From High- to Low-Income Households

The left constantly complains about inequality, calling for higher taxes and increased government spending. But a new study from The Heritage Foundation shows that households in the bottom quintile receive $6.87 in government benefits and services for every $1 in taxes paid.

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Commentary

Does Allowing Noncitizens to Be Counted in Redistricting Violate One Person, One Vote Standard?

When states, counties, and towns redraw political districts, is it constitutional for them to include individuals who are ineligible to vote, such as noncitizens?

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News

Refugee Crisis Has European Union Grappling With Its Destiny

The migrant crisis is underscoring the shakiness of a union coming off recent battles over the euro and Greece's financial crisis.

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News

'Safest School in America' Has $400K Security System. Should Other Schools Catch Up?

Monday's incident at Delta State University marks the ninth time that one or more persons have died during a school shooting event in 2015.

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Commentary

What Miss Tennessee Got Wrong About Planned Parenthood and Women's Health

Miss Tennessee got two key facts wrong when she said she supported continuing to fund Planned Parenthood with taxpayer dollars.

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Commentary

What's Missing From the Washington Debate on Criminal Justice Reform

There has been a lot of talk lately on Capitol Hill about criminal justice reform, but reformers are overlooking a key issue.

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