Subsidies seem to have played a minor role in the company's decision.
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Gov. Rick Snyder's clemency record could have been a lot better.
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There is no good justification for what the president is doing. Republicans and conservatives need to call him out on it.
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So far, Trump's efforts to subsidize his coal cronies have failed.
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The confidential informant whose "controlled buy" led to a deadly Houston drug raid does not seem to exist.
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Podcast: @tpcarney talks with @nickgillespie about his new book Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse, whether @realdonaldtrump can revive the American Dream, and the future of the @dcexaminer.
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In a state of emergency, the president can control your phone, TV and even your light switches, writes @MichaelSocolow for Reason.
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RT @MattWelch: Here’s my report from today’s @GovBillWeld announcement that he’s forming an exploratory committee to run for the GOP presid…

Watch @GovBillWeld announce his exploratory run against @RealDonaldTrump.
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The only thing less funny than minion memes is this terrible copyright proposal from E.U. countries that would potentially destroy your ability to share them. Despite dire warnings, they're pushing onward.
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Is it illegal to speak Spanish in Montana? No, but it may be unwise if you don't want to be harassed by Border Patrol agents.
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The asset forfeiture fund that Trump wants to raid is a black box of secrecy and potentially rife with civil rights abuses
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A presidential tweet can't stop the TVA from shuttering two coal-fired generation plants.
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ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL isn't just a movie about our post-human future. It's proof that future is already here.
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Amazon walks away from $3 billion in corporate subsidies after encountering opposition from NYC politicians.
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RT @nickgillespie: Come on, principled Republicans and conservatives. If you believe in limited govt and the separation of powers, stand up…

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