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PowerLinks 08.13.19

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There Is No Government Shortcut for Entrepreneurial Success
Brooke Medina and Doug McCullough, FEE

Elizabeth Warren’s belief that government is capable of “leveling the playing field” does a disservice to the unique entrepreneurial ecosystem that free enterprise facilitates.

New rules can deny green cards for immigrants on food stamps
Colleen Long, Associated Press

Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect, one of its most aggressive moves to restrict legal immigration.

‘Using the Lord’s name in vain’: Evangelicals chafe at Trump’s blasphemy
Gabby Orr, Politico

A Trump-supporting West Virginia state senator who represents many evangelicals got three phone calls from constituents complaining about Trump’s profanity after a recent rally.

Hong Kong Shows the Flaws in China’s Zero-Sum Worldview
Michael Schuman, The Atlantic

Beijing’s growing power is limited by its narrow decision making and approach to negotiations.

Joe Carter

Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).