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What We’re Reading Today: Trump Watching The Fed Chair, Feinstein Talks Guns , Forget College … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


Trump eyes new chance to put mark on long-liberal 9th Circuit — Fox News

Trump Jr. mocks Biden for saying he plans to cure cancer as president: ‘Why the hell didn’t you do that’ before? — The Hill

Trump on demoting Fed Chair Jerome Powell, day before rate decision: ‘Let’s see what he does’ — CNBC

Trump stages his greatest show yet — Politico


Denver Councilwoman Promises To Force Socialism ‘By Any Means Necessary’ — The Lid

The Middle Class in America Is Benefiting from ‘Almost Capitalism’ — Daniel J. Mitchell

The superficial socialism of Bernie Sanders — James Pethokoukis/American Enterprise Institute

Apparently, Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Know the Difference Between Revenue and Profit — Reason


Free speech is in free fall in Silicon Valley — Niall Ferguson

Attention, California lawmakers: Oregon shows pension reform is possible in a Democratic state — San Diego Union Tribune

California Unplugged — City Journal


Feinstein Becomes Gun Expert; Proclaims AR-15s Not ‘Used For Hunting’ Or ‘Viable For Home Protection’ — Zero Hedge

Downsize Your House? Downsize Your Family? NPR Pushes Beto on Climate Crackdown — MRC NewsBusters

Don’t Go to College — The American Conservative

‘I want you to panic,’ said Greta, and panic they did — Mercatornet

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1 comment

  • A fine collection of news and info links.

    Re Don Jr’s hit on Biden. Yes, true, why does Biden make outrageous promises, one wonders. Surely he is vulnerable here on very many issues. ‘Joe,’ we’ll ask, ‘you’ve been in the Senate for decades and have bee VP, why didn’t you take significant action to fix this issue before now??’

    Re California unplugged. Interesting article. A mankind full of ingenuity unleashed, rather than unplugged, might see value in dispersed energy production and seek to develop that source. Not the unreliable, flora and fauna destroying wind or solar, but rather mini nuclear reactor powering individual communities. Think nuclear submarines. I read that a reactor the size of a hot tub can power thousands of homes. Thus miles of electric lines no longer run through wild lands threatening fire. This could go towards alleviating the vulnerability at our nation’s electric grid. As the hippies used to urge – think globally, act locally.

    I always appreciated the IBD editorial. Best of luck in this venture.

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