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PowerLinks 12.22.17

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Why Don’t Most Americans Realize They’re Getting Tax Cuts for Christmas?
David A. Graham, The Atlantic

Four out of five taxpayers will see their bills reduced in 2018, but few of them expect to see the cash.

Why it’s so hard to give—and receive—charity, even during the holiday season
Karen Weese, Quartz

In this season of giving, demure thank-yous from those we’re helping understandably touch our hearts.

Brexit Will Lead to Free Trade Agreement Between America and the UK
Casey Ryan, The Daily Signal

A British member of Parliament for the European Union said that once Brexit takes place, the United States and the United Kingdom can form a new free trade agreement based on markets.

The US Is Accepting Fewer Christian Refugees than Ever
David J. Bier, FEE

Rather than rescuing more Christian refugees than prior presidents President Trump has halved their numbers.

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).