Issues & Insights
Press Newspapers News Leeuwarder Courant

What We’re Reading Today: Rigging Primaries, Mexico Tariffs, China Massacre … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Impeachment Follies

Impeachment not Democratic voters’ top concern — Washington Times

Schiff No Longer Quite So Sure About Impeachment — Hot Air

Democrats keep censure for Trump on the table — The Hill

Election 2020

Trump tries to upend the 2020 map — Politico

2020 Dem Hits Back After Ocasio-Cortez Tells Him To ‘Shashay Away’ — Daily Caller

Biden proposes $1.7-trillion plan to combat climate change — Los Angeles Times

Bernie: ‘I Fear’ Biden Will Be Hillary 2.0—No ‘Energy and Excitement’ — Breitbart

Media Blockade on Progressives Rigging Dem Primaries Again — The Hill

Mexican Standoff

Trump could face new GOP rebuke on Mexico tariffs — Politico

Mexico Says It Is Holding Back 250K Migrants amid Tariff Threat — Breitbart

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall — Washington Post

Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants, After Pressure From Trump to Act — New York Times

Trump’s Tariffs on Mexican Imports Would Be Biggest Tax Increase in Decades — Reason

House Dems Expected to Vote on Mass Amnesty Bill — Washington Free Beacon


China warns citizens against travel to the US — CNBC

Tuesday Is The 30th Anniversary Of The Tiananmen Square Massacre — Daily Caller

Pompeo Calls on China to Disclose Tiananment Massacre Details — Washington Free Beacon

Tiananmen: China rebukes Pompeo on 30th anniversary of protests — BBC News

Real Scandals

DOJ Inspector General’s Report Into FISA Warrant Allowing Obama Admin To Spy On Trump Campaign Set To Be Released — Daily Caller

Barr’s Remarkable CBS News Interview — Spectator

People’s Republic of California

 Ten Plagues of California Are Turning The Golden State into a Third-World Hell Hole — Stephen Green, PJ Media

California Gov. Newsom Proposes Penalty To Fund Health Insurance Subsidies — Kaiser Health News

Filth from homeless camps is luring rats to L.A. City Hall, report says — Los Angeles Times

Big Tech

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google — Venture Beat 

Facebook shareholder revolt gets bloody: Powerless investors vote overwhelmingly to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman — Business Insider

Google can tap influence army as antitrust pressure mounts — Politico

Is social media evil? More are saying yes, and that should worry Facebook — Glenn Reynolds


AOC Downplays Luxury Apartment, Says Everyone Should Have One — Washington Free Beacon

Economists’ fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge — CNN

NBC: Could Dems Face A Civil War Over Abortion? — Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

Quest Diagnostics Says Up to 12 Million Patients May Have Had Financial, Medical, Personal Information Breached — NBC New York

Why So Many Mass Shootings? Ask the Right Questions and You Might Find Out — Dennis Prager

Issues & Insights is a new site formed by the seasoned journalists behind the legendary IBD Editorials page. We’re just getting started, and we’ll be adding new features as time permits. We’re doing this on a voluntary basis because we believe the nation needs the kind of cogent, rational, data-driven, fact-based commentary that we can provide. 

Be sure to tell all your friends! And if you’d like to make a contribution to support our effort, feel free to click the Tip Jar over on the right.

We Could Use Your Help

Issues & Insights was founded by seasoned journalists of the IBD Editorials page. Our mission is to provide timely, fact-based reporting and deeply informed analysis on the news of the day -- without fear or favor.

We’re doing this on a voluntary basis because we believe in a free press, and because we aren't afraid to tell the truth, even if it means being targeted by the left. Revenue from ads on the site help, but your support will truly make a difference in keeping our mission going. If you like what you see, feel free to visit our Donations Page by clicking here. And be sure to tell your friends!

You can also subscribe to I&I: It's free!

Just enter your email address below to get started.


I & I Editorial Board

The Issues and Insights Editorial Board has decades of experience in journalism, commentary and public policy.

About Issues & Insights

Issues & Insights is run by the seasoned journalists behind the legendary IBD Editorials page. Our goal is to bring our decades of combined journalism experience to help readers understand the top issues of the day. We’re doing this on a voluntary basis, because we believe the nation needs the kind of cogent, rational, data-driven, fact-based commentary that we can provide. 

We Could Use Your Help

Help us fight for honesty in journalism and against the tyranny of the left. Issues & Insights is published by the editors of what once was Investor's Business Daily's award-winning opinion pages. If you like what you see, leave a donation by clicking on donate button above. You can also set up regular donations if you like. Ad revenue helps, but your support will truly make a difference. (Please note that we are not set up as a charitable organization, so donations aren't tax deductible.) Thank you!
%d bloggers like this: