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Conservative Lawmakers Receive Reminder That Price Fixing is a “Bad Idea”

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Raising concern “about the direction the health care policy debate is moving” – particularly among conservative lawmakers – the National Center for Public Policy Research has joined with more than 70 other conservative and free-market organizations to warn Congress about the dangers of price fixing. In trying to remedy the ...
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Apple Refuses to Prohibit McCarthyist Blacklisting

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Free Enterprise Project Seeks to Protect Conservative Employees from Workplace Discrimination in Silicon Valley Apple Fights to Maintain Anti-Conservative Status Quo Washington, D.C. – Apple's legal team argued in a recent federal filing that the tech giant should not be obliged even to ask shareholders whether it should protect its ...
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Black America Responds to Improved Economy

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A new survey by Emerson Polling reports that 34.5 percent of black voters approve of Donald Trump’s performance as president. Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper said it is because black America is “interested in opportunity” and that “a real winning agenda… includ[es] jobs.” President Trump has presided over unprecedented job ...
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Chick-fil-A’s Cathy Confronted by Conservative Leaders

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A group of 49 prominent conservatives – including Justin Danhof, Esq., the director of the National Center’s Free Enterprise Project – sent a letter to Chick-fil-A Chairman and CEO Dan T. Cathy yesterday to express how “tremendously disappointed” they are about the restauranteur’s “complicity in defaming the mission and intent ...
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“Woke” Companies Risk Going Broke

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As the nation becomes more politically polarized, corporations are making the surprising choice to take sides. And, predictably, politics is having an impact on their bottom lines. In a Wall Street Journal report on this very troubling business model, reporters Suzanne Kapner and Dante Chinni highlight “a new, more partisan ...
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Identity Politics Favors LGBTQ Activism Over Black Progress

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On the left, the intersectional pecking order is marginalizing the black community. In a panel discussion on the Fox News Channel program “The Ingraham Angle,” Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper said the leftist establishment has chosen to embrace the “new idea” of LGBTQ activism over the concerns of black Americans ...
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Addressing the Chinese Threat to America

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Russia, Russia, Russia! While the media and lawmakers have been spending too much “wasted time” on Russia, Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper argues that America has paid too little attention to the threat posed by China. On a recent edition of the nationally-syndicated “Armstrong Williams Show,” Horace and the panel ...
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Chick-fil-A Boss has Egg on His Face

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After years of protests, and loyal support from customers who celebrated the chain’s faith-based values, Chick-fil-A has given in to the social justice warriors. It will no longer give to certain charities that are targeted by the “woke” crowd. Asserting that the chicken chain "will never gain a foothold" among ...
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Beating Back the Leftist Assault on Corporate America

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A new video produced and distributed by the Capital Research Center warns about how political warfare has advanced into corporate America. And, as the National Center’s Justin Danhof – who narrated the video – points out, the left currently holds the upper hand. Justin remarks: The left’s war to conquer ...
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L.A. May Destroy Homeless Community Cleaned by Conservatives

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Anticipating a move by the city to destroy a recently cleaned-up homeless encampment, Project 21 consultant Ted Hayes says he will resort to civil disobedience to stop Los Angeles authorities from trying to drive the homeless out of the area without a consideration for their safety, well-being and civil rights ...
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Black Political Beliefs May Change with Economic Gains

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Despite the Left's dire predictions, it turns out that the policies advocated by President Donald Trump are helping black Americans even more than they are helping white Americans. Numbers don't lie, and the latest employment numbers refute the claims that Trump polices are a burden on the economy and especially ...
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There’s Light at the End of the Regulatory Tunnel for Traditional Bulbs

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When it comes to the bright idea of allowing people to continue to buy the affordable incandescent light bulbs they want and sometimes need, the National Center and its Project 21 black leadership network were glad to sign onto a public comment submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ...
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Behar Denies Blackface Incident During Trump, Jr. Interview

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During his appearance on “The View,” presidential son Don Trump, Jr. used a little political judo with the hostile panel. As a result, host Joy Behar may have put herself into jeopardy with her boss, Disney CEO Bob Iger. When the show's hosts criticized his father’s tweeting and brought up ...
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Friday Night Lights, Not Fights, by Martin D. Baker

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Having played high school football, I know trash-talking is all part of the game. Getting into the opponent’s head can give a team an advantage. Fans do their part with chants. But everything should be civil and not taken beyond the confines of the stadium. But recent events have turned ...
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Calling Foul on Unsportsmanlike Behavior

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In high school football, there is not a problem of players kneeling during the national anthem. Unlike the NFL, it would appear the challenge involving student athletes is far more grave. Under the Friday night lights, there could be a powder keg of racial tension. In a nutshell, it’s trash-talking ...
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Reforming HUD’s Presumption of Racial Guilt

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Under the current interpretation of the Fair Housing Act, as prescribed by a rule imposed during the Obama Administration, a statistical finding of disparate impact against a protected group is all it takes to prove discrimination. The Trump Administration has proposed a new interpretation that would bring landlords, lenders and ...
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Liberals Ignored High Black Unemployment Under Obama, Won’t Celebrate Record Lows Under Trump

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Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics posted the lowest overall black unemployment figure ever recorded at 5.4 percent. According to a Project 21 analysis, reported in a press release last week after the jobs report was released, this was the sixth record-low black unemployment rate achieved during the ...
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Climate Change Lawsuits: A “Fool’s Gold” Financial Fix

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Several city and local governments, as well as the state of Rhode Island, are suing energy companies because of alleged future damage due to climate change. National Center Senior Fellow Horace Cooper calls this a “jackpot justice” scheme. In a commentary published by Issues and Insights, he notes this legal ...
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Record-Low Black Unemployment Applauded by Black Activists

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Project 21 Cites Low Taxes, Deregulation Among Reasons Blacks Are Back to Work Black unemployment has hit yet another record low, and that is being cheered by members of the Project 21 black leadership network, who cite lower taxes and fewer regulations as major factors in America’s economic recovery. “President ...
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Bette Rebuked: Black Conservatives Pan Diva’s Attack on Senator

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The Divine Miss M is belting out sour notes these days. Fading celebrity Bette Midler – and Twitter – are being criticized by members of the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network after Midler used the social media platform to speak fondly about a brutal attack on Senator Rand ...
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