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What We’re Reading Today: Socialism’s Appeal, Deep State Emails, Iran Nukes … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Four in 10 Americans Embrace Some Form of Socialism — Gallup Poll

‘Dumb and Dumber’ Actor Jeff Daniels Claims Trump’s Re-Election Would End Democracy — The Daily Caller

Trump Slams ‘Sleepy Joe’ at Rally: ‘He Wants to Save Every Country But Ours’ — Newsmax

Buzz grows Rep. Amash will challenge Trump as a Libertarian — The Hill

Bernie Sanders Wants to Destroy the Best Schools Poor Urban Kids Have — Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine

Australian Elections

Conservatives Win Shock Victory in Australia, NYT Laments Climate Alarmist Loss — Tyler O’Neil, PJ Media

What the Dems Can Learn From Down Under — David Catron, American Spectator

Scandal Mania

Emails Show Deep State Conspiring Against Trump — John Hinderaker, Powerline

A Handy Rundown of Comey’s 9 Biggest Legal Problems — John Nolte, Breitbart

Some in Pelosi’s leadership team rebel on impeachment, press her to begin an inquiry — Washington Post

Trump blocks former White House Counsel Donald McGahn from testifying before Congress — Los Angeles Times

House Freedom Caucus votes to condemn Amash’s impeachment comments — The Hill

Trey Gowdy reveals ‘game changer’ FBI transcript exists — American Thinker

Federal judge sides with House Democrats over subpoena for Trump’s financial records — Fox News

National Security

Russian documents reveal desire to sow racial discord — and violence — in the U. S — NBC News

Reports: Iran Quadruples Production of Enriched Uranium — Newsmax

Hillary Clinton Weighs in on Trump’s Handling of Iran — PJ Media

Big Government

GOP presses Trump to make a deal on spending — The Hill

Are Conservatives Throwing in the Towel on Fiscal Restraint?— Chris Baecker, FEE

Democrats wary of handing Trump a win on infrastructure — The Hill

DOJ Leans Against Approving T-Mobile’s Takeover of Sprint — Bloomberg

Labor, Consumer Groups Challenge CFPB Proposal to Ease Payday Loan Regulation — Morning Consult

Culture

Report: Religious Couples Have Happier Marriages — Washington Free Beacon

Trump has made America less racist — Spectator USA

Americans Making Too Few Babies To Sustain Workforce, Entitlements — Andrew Malcom, Hot Air

Misc

Wealth Lost, Not Wealth Preserved, Powers Economic Growth — John Tamny, RCM

SpaceX Plans to Start Selling High-Speed Internet in Late 2019 or Early 2020 — Cord Cutters News

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