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What We’re Reading Today: God’s Thoughts On Minimum Wage, Climate Skeptics At NOAA, Comey’s Leaked Memos … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Income Inequality Is A Big Topic For Rich Dem Candidates, But Their Audience Yawns — Andrew Malcolm, HotAir

Is Pete Buttigieg Right That Opposing A $15 Minimum Wage ‘Taunts’ God? — Rev. Ben Johnson, Acton Institute

Buttigieg’s Plans To ‘Fix’ Our Democracy Would Only Make Things Worse — Daily Signal

Judicial Watch: FBI Found Leaked Memos At Comey’s House Just Before Admission To Congress — Ed Morrissey, HotAir

Satire/Humor

Experts Warn We Have Only 12 Years Left Until They Change The Timeline On Global Warming Again — Babylon Bee

Jay Inslee’s Head Explodes After New Fracture Forms In Greenland Ice Sheet — The Onion

Fact-Checking Satire — Is Snopes Serious? — RealClearPolitics

Greg Gutfeld On Tuesday’s Debate — Fox News

Think Tanks

The State Government In Sacramento: Where California Sports Teams Have A Home-Field Advantage — Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution

Why Would The Government Fight A $900 Judgment? To Make It Easier To Take People’s Land — Cato Institute

Despite What Democrats Said At Their Debate, We’re Not Heading Toward Climate Apocalypse — Ronald Bailey, Reason

Misc

How Many Silent Climate Skeptics Are There At NOAA? — JoNova

One Thing Congress Should Adopt From Switzerland: A Debt Brake — Washington Examiner

Smearing Reagan, Again — PowerLine

Railroads, Like The Economy, Need Greater Certainty — RealClearMarkets

Donald Trump Tells The Raw Truth About Baltimore — Wayne Allyn Root, Las Vegas Review Journal


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