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What We’re Reading Today

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Amid All the Slings & Arrows, I’ve Been Right About Fed Policy — Stephen Moore, The Hill

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ in uprising effort — Reuters

Defiant Maduro claims victory over Guaidó ‘coup’ — BBC News

Mueller set out to embarrass Barr — Fox News

The Libertarian: The Mueller Report And Its Aftermath — Richard A . Epstein

White House wants $8.6B for 300 miles of border fence in 2020 budget — Washington Examiner

Democratic presidential contenders hiding their positions — Washington Examiner

Facebook will be overrun by the dead in 2100, study says — CNET

As Measles Cases Top 700 Nationwide, Public Health Officials Worry Disease Is Gaining Significant Foothold In U.S. — Kaiser Health News

Blue states move to keep Trump off 2020 ballot over tax returns — Washington Times

Buttigieg raises eyebrows on vaccination stance, faces media criticism — Fox News

Democrats, Trump Agree to Aim for $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package — Wall Street Journal

The Real Russia ‘Bombshells’ Are About to Hit Targets — Julie Kelly, American Greatness

House Democrats Back Bill That Would Result in 500,000 People Losing Health Insurance — Reason

Biden, the Democrats’ Great White Hope — National Review

Feminists systematically exclude women — Town Hall

Rent a child, cross the border — Front Page magazine

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Call Leftists ‘Liberal — Daniel Klein

L.A. Mayor Garcetti’s ‘Green New Deal’ would phase out gas-fueled cars — Los Angeles Times


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John Merline

Veteran journalist John Merline was Deputy Editor of Commentary and Opinion at Investor's Business Daily. Before IBD, he launched and edited the Opinion section of AOL News, and was a member of the editorial board of USA Today, where he continues to be a regular contributor. He’s been published in the Washington Post, National Review, Detroit News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Forbes, and numerous other publications. He is regular commentator on the One America News Network and on local talk radio. He got his start in journalism under the tutelage of M. Stanton Evans.

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