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Secession Fever: Split Your State to Isolate Progressive Policies

Across the country movements arise to split states along political lines, often with conservatives working to isolate progressive policies from harming them. Is this the way to deal with political divisions, or does the Constitution need a re-write to take into account the rural-urban divide that that would shock the Framers. Bill Whittle Now with […]

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Women Rejoice as ERA Passes! Virginia is 38th to Ratify Constitutional Amendment

The Commonwealth of Virginia becomes the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), but the deadline to make it the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution expired years ago. The courts may now decide. What’s wrong with looking the other way on the niceties of the law, and letting women rejoice in knowing […]

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What 2019 Election Results Really Mean for Trump 2020

The New York Times says 2019 election results “reflected the country’s increasingly contentious politics and widening rural-urban divide.” Pundits clamor to claim what the results in Kentucky, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Alabama portend for President Trump’s reelection hopes. Bill Whittle Now with Scott Ott reviews what the 2019 results really mean for Trump 2020.

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Raise Minimum Wage to $15: Lift 1.3M from Poverty, Kill 1.3M Jobs, CBO Says

Democrats say they have 200 votes in the House to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25/hour to $15. But a new study from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says that in addition to lifting 1.3 million households above the official poverty line, raising the minimum wage would kill up to 3.7 million jobs. Even if you think low-paid workers should make more, is there a better way to do it than with the long-arm of the federal government?

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#TimesUp : Will USA Ratify ERA in Trump Era?

A bipartisan group of Georgia lawmakers push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, decades after Phyllis Schlafly stopped it. Will Congress extend the deadline again? In 2019, does the Constitution even need to say that women and men have equal rights? Bill Whittle argues that the push to ratify is bad for the Constitution and […]

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Did Amazon Sucker Taxpayers to Boost Bottom Line?

New York City and Alexandria, Virginia, just won the Amazon lottery, gaining a total of 50,000 projected new high-dollar corporate HQ jobs. But is it right to take money from taxpayers in Paducah and Boise to lure fat corporations to places which have already benefited from their crony relationship to big government? ‘Bill Whittle Now’ […]