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What We’re Reading Today: Trump’s Pen Pal, Ready Aim Cyber, Putin’s Powerful Bodyguards, The Socialist Disappointed With Bernie … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye….

Iran

Bolton To Iran: Don’t Mistake U.S. Prudence For Weakness — John Bacon, USA Today

Pompeo Denies U.S. Used Intermediary Country To Urge Tehran To Negotiate — John Bowden, The Hill

Gen. Keane: Trump Conducting First U.S. Strategic Offensive Against Iran In 39 Years — Sam Dorman, Fox

U.S. Launches Cyber War On Iran — Ellen Nakashima, Wash Post

World

Kim Jong-un To ‘Seriously Contemplate the Interesting Content’ of Trump’s ‘Excellent’ Letter — BBC

Putin’s Bodyguards Get Rewarded With Political Power — The Economist

France Is Committing Suicide — Giulio Meotti, Gatestone Institute

Election 2020

Biden Sucks Up To Al Sharpton — Jonathan Martin & Katie Glueck, NY Times

Most Dems Want 28% Corp Tax, Some Much Higher — Laura Davison, Bloomberg

Buttigieg Unashamedly Attacks Reagan Tax Cuts — Nicholas Ballasy, PJ Media

Once Again For 2020, Wall Street Luminaries Cozy Up To Dems — Robert Schroeder, Market Watch

Prominent Hedge Fund Mgr Fine With Biden’s Massive Campaign Tax Increase — Yun Li, CNBC

2020 Race: ‘Income Inequality’ Vs. Prosperity — Rasheen Ayesh, Axios

Elizabeth Warren’s Socialism Dressed In Capitalist Jewelry — James Freeman, WSJ

Scandal

Why Wasn’t Everyone Looking for Hillary’s Missing Emails? — American Greatness

Mayor Pete In South Bend Town Hall Hell Over Racial Police Shooting — Jack Turman, CBS

Mueller Report Set To Be Published As Graphic Novel — Zack Budryk, The Hill

Random House Gives Mueller Prosecutor Andrew Weissman Trump-Russia Book Deal — Alexandra Alter & Mark Mazzetti, NY Times

Supreme Court

Liberal Justices Warn Supreme Court Will Overturn More Big Precedents — Ariane de Vogue, CNN

Justices ‘Take’ The Fifth Amendment — WSJ

Economy

Government Needs a Tax Diet — Steven Greenhut/American Spectator

Higher Min Wage Would Devastate Low-Skill Restaurant & Food Workers — Mark Perry, AEI

McDonald’s Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs — Wall Street Journal

The Left

Socialist Prof: Bernie Speech Ignored Dangers of Left-Wing Authoritarianism — Yascha Monk, The Atlantic

70 Demonstrators Arrested Claiming NY Times Not Reporting On ‘Climate Emergency’ — AP

Socialism Should Be Greek To Americans — Panos Mourdoukoutas, Forbes

You Only Think You Want Socialism — Joseph Mendola, Concord Monitor

Society

Judge Orders Disabled British Woman To Have Abortion At 22 Weeks — Lukas Mikelionis, Fox

20 Dems At Planned Parenthood Forum Embrace Abortion With No Restrictions — Will Weissert, ABC

NYC’s 1912 ‘Suffrage Cafeteria’ & the History of ‘Feminist Restaurants’ — Reina Gattuso, Atlas Obscura

Lying About Rape Encouraged To Get Abortions — Sarah Terzo, Live Action

Guns Are for Everybody — Reason

The Economics of Religion — City Journal

EcoWatch: Those Impossible Burgers Are Neither Healthier Nor More Eco-Friendly — Hot Air


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