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What We’re Reading Today: Russia-Russia-Russia Already, Beto Goes Batty, New York Times Does What? … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Did The First Debate Prove Russia’s Already Hacked The Election? — Ricochet

Tired, Irrelevant Democratic Candidates Point To Trump Reelection — Conrad Black, American Greatness

The Lost Left — American Spectator

A desperate Beto O’Rourke goes for broke, claims America was founded on white supremacy — Washington Examiner

America’s First Black Billionaire Gives Trump an ‘A+,’ Says Dems Are Moving ‘Too Far Left’ — PJMedia

Tom Steyer’s $100 Million Vanity Project — The New Republic

Truth Exposed

Ignore the Fear Mongering, Here’s What Climate Change Models Actually Say — Von Mises Institute

The Cold Truth About Sweden — Commentary

Keynesian Economics and Journalistic Malpractice — Dan Mitchell, International Liberty

No, Americans Are Not Worse Off Today Than They Were in the 1970s — Marian L. Tupy, Foundation for Economic Education

Religion

Muslim Extremists Are Main Perpetrators of Antisemitic Violence in Western Europe, Major Norwegian Academic Study Concludes — The Algemeiner

Anti-Christian Attacks in France Quietly Quadrupled. Why? — RealClearInvestigations

Misc

New York Times Editorial Cheers for Deregulation — Future of Capitalism

Greg Ip’s Version of the Gold Standard Isn’t the Gold Standard — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Ayn Rand on Apollo 11 — Ayn Rand Institute

Megan Rapinoe: We’re Willing To Have A Conversation With Anyone — Who Believes In The Same Things We Believe In — Hot Air

The latest victim of SF’s homeless crisis? Luxury shopping! — Tim Anaya, Pacific Research Institute

Pelosi plays race card in census flap — Deroy Murdock, Fox News

Introducing: the Federation of Free States, an ongoing thought experiment — Notes on Liberty

NBA Frowning On Word ‘Owner’ Because of Slavery — Kat Timpf, National Review


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