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What We’re Reading Today: Worst Regulation Of The Century, Normal Becomes Abnormal, Did The Fed Cause Buffalo’s Malaise? … And More

Some Headlines That Caught Our Eye ….

MEDIA BIAS

Acosta Is His Own Worst ‘Enemy’ — RealClearPolitics

Left ‘Blacklists’ Sarah Sanders — PowerLine

White NBA Fans Accused of Dehumanizing Blacks — Jay Maxson, Newsbusters

THE LEFT

The Best Part Of Not Being A Progressive Is Not Having To Feel Guilty All The Time — Manhattan Contrarian

A party run by children — Don Surber

A Tsunami of Hypocrisy — Kurt Schlicter/Townhall

THE ECONOMY

The 7 Worst Ideas for Regulation This Century — David Henderson/American Institute for Economic Research

Is A ‘Tight’ Federal Reserve The Cause Of Buffalo, NY’s Malaise? — John Tamny/Forbes

Berkeley Floats New GDP Calculation That Subtracts ‘Harm From Pollution’ — Catherine Wolfram, Energy Institute at Haas

THE WORLD

Hong Kong Chief Exec Carrie Lam Undercut But Beijing Supports Her — Emma Graham-Harrison, Guardian

Iran Spurs U,S, To Send Still More Troops, Resources To Middle East — Nicole Gaouette, CNN

Xi Visits North Korea For First Time As Chinese President This Week — Sasha Ingber, NPR

IMMIGRATION

California’s ‘free’ health care for illegal immigrants — courtesy of the taxpayers — Sally Pipes/Fox News

McConnell Will Force Border Money Vote Next Week — Jordain Carney, The HillFox News

Religion As a Weapon In Favor of Illegal Immigration — The Economist

POLITICS

When Normality Became Abnormal — Victor Davis Hanson

Swalwell to pitch gun control plan near NRA headquarters — The Hill

Elizabeth ‘Antitrust’ Warren Plays Monopoly — David Dayen, The American Prospect

Buttigieg ‘Can Only Assume,’ With No Evidence, There Have Already Been Homesexual Presidents — Rosie Perper, Business Insider

TECH

Marketers Seek Alternatives to Amazon, Facebook, Google — Laurie Sullivan, MediaPost

FCC Launches Farmer Internet Task Force — Corinne Reichert, CNET

Civilization Survived the Prophesized Net-Neutrality Apocalypse — Christopher Tremoglie, National Review

Pinterest’s Alibis on Live Action/Project Veritas Flap — James Pethokoukis, AEI

Is Internet Addiction Real, Or a Fiction of Enemies of the First Amendment? — Jeffrey Singer, Cato Institute


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