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Daily Links, January 20th

100 Programs the Republican Study Committee Wants to Abolish or Cut – John McCormack, Weekly Standard

As noted below, roughly $2.3 trillion of the $2.5 trillion in savings from the Republican Study Committee’s Spending Reduction Act would come from cutting non-defense discretionary spending to 2006 and freezing that spending through 2021.

Bummer: Pima County Attorney muzzles Supercop – Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

Awwwww. Obviously, the Pima County Attorney Office has its priorities all wrong. Don’t they know that they’re wasting an opportunity to get Pima County and its sheriff in the national news? Isn’t that their highest priority? It certainly seems to be a higher priority for Sheriff Dupnik than, say, running a professional and objective investigation.

The Repeal Vote – The Wall Street Journal

Democrats are deriding last night’s House vote to repeal ObamaCare as “symbolic,” and it was, but that is not the same as meaningless. The stunning political reality is that a new entitlement that was supposed to be a landmark of liberal governance has been repudiated by a majority of one chamber of Congress only 10 months after it passed. This sort of thing never happens.