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What We’re Reading Today: America Is Great, Catholics And Communists, The Cost Of Saving Earth … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Kamala Harris wants Wall Street to pick up the tab for her ‘Medicare For All’ plan — MarketWatch

Special Counsels Smear While You Can’t Respond In Legal Proceeding — Alan Dershowitz, Gatestone Institute

Trickle-Up Bernie-omics: Middle-Class Tax Increases Will Save Them $$ — Beth Baumann, TownHall

Economy/Economics

China and Keynesian Economics: A Strategy for Stagnation and Debt — Dan Mitchell

China Economy Keeps Weakening — Bloomberg

Happy 107th birthday to Dr. Milton Friedman on July 31! — Mark J. Perry

Faith

C.S. Lewis, War, and the Christian Character — Providence

There is no ‘Catholic case for communism’ — Acton Institute

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

Baltimore

Elijah Cummings’ Wife Used Her Charity To Pay Her For-Profit Company, Documents Show — Daily Caller

Filth, rodents have ‘perplexed generations of mayors in Baltimore … solutions for the trash and crime problems will go hand-in-hand’ — Baltimore Sun April 2019 editorial

Dems Know Trump Is Right About Baltimore — Seth Barron, New York Post

Climate

Before Saving the Planet, Could We Please Get the Bill? — RealClearEnergy

Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Coming To US — Via Sailboat — Daily Mail

Paris Set Its All-Time Hottest Temperature This Week. Is it Climate Change? No — Watts Up With That?

Misc

America is number one: too bad the politicians don’t see it — Joel Kotkin, Orange County Register

Food Labeling Follies — Henry Miller, Pacific Research Institute

Why did conservatives become so cranky about America’s leading technology companies? — James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute

The real reason you see so many Chick-fil-A restaurants — America Online

Can ESPN Just Stick To Sports? — Powerline

Sen. Wyden Escorts 8-1/2-month Pregnant Mexican & Family Across Border — Kristinn Taylor, Gateway Pundit


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