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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Dems Talking Trump Into Second Term, Men On Mars, Government Failure … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Trump Derangement Syndrome

Professor denounces student’s MAGA hat: ‘Undeniable symbol of white supremacy’ — College Fix

Donald Trump to Democrats: Please keep on talking — Wayne Allyn Root, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gavin Newsom will decide whether Trump must release tax returns to get on 2020 ballot — Sacramento Bee

California Madness

Did Kamala Harris Learn Nothing From The Housing Crash? — LibertyNation

Want a lid with your coffee? In SF, you may have to ask — San Francisco Chronicle

Tom Steyer wants to fix American politics by making it Californian — CalMatters

Hundreds of California government workers earn more than $500,000 a year — Steven Greenhut, American Spectator

Have ICE Raids Already Begun In SoCal? — WLS Chicago

Defense

27 Republicans Who Joined Dems To Block Trump On Iran — Tal Axelrod, The Hill

Pentagon Scrambling As China May Stop Export of Fighter Jet Minerals — Ernest Scheyder, Reuters

Environment

Care About the Planet? Don’t Ban Fracking — RealClearEnergy

Is Climate Change Loading Tropical Storm Barry Up With Extra Rain? — Reason

Anti-Plastic Crusade Proves Deadly — Competitive Enterprise Institute

Transportation

Americans Change Their Mind: Majority Now Favor A Manned Mars Mission — Andrew Malcolm, Hot Air

Why Federal Highway Policy Is a Speed Bump Slowing Down Better Roads — Daily Signal

Boston’s Rail System: Another Government Failure — Cato Institute

Misc

Pastor who volunteers at Florida migrant shelter blasted by Dems says care at facility is ‘phenomenal’ — Fox News

George Will’s Libertarian Turn — Law & Liberty

US Flag Replaced By Mexican Flag At Colorado ICE Center — David Choi, Business Insider

Public opinion regarding cash for kidneys — The Library of Economics and Liberty

The Golden Rule Is as Golden as Ever — Larry Reed, Foundation for Economic Education


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