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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Shots Across Border, Party Like It’s 1929, Republicans For Gun Control…And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

National Security

50-Plus Rounds Fired From Mexico At U.S. Border Patrol Boat — CNN

U.S. Fighters Shadowed Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers — AP

Free Market

Capitalism & Greed Are Strangers — Lloyd Brown, AmThinker

Federal Reserve Repeating Pre-Great-Depression Policies — Brandon Smith,


Voting Down Nuclear Power Bailout Law Called Unconstitutional — Columbus Dispatch

Judge Stops Florida Lawmakers From Abolishing Miami-Dade Toll Authority — Jim Turner, Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel


Biden’s Brother Accused of Health Care Fraud — AP

What Congress Might Do On Gun Control — John McCormick, National Review

Prominent Dems Urging Trump To Commute Blagojevich’s Corruption Sentence — CBS

Gun Confiscation Threats Won’t Beat Trump — Kim Strasssel, WSJ

A De Facto Federal Gun Registry Would Be Unconstitutional — The Editors, National Review

Are Biden’s Touching Ways Back? — Ryna Saavedra, Daily Wire

Poll: 55% of Republicans Support Assault Weapons Ban — Mairead McArdle, National Review


Amazon Accused of Adding A New Layer of Government Surveillance — Jon Schuppe, NBC

Huawei’s New ‘Internet of Things’ Operating System — Arjun Kharpal, CNBC


Iran May Be Using GPS Jammers To Lure Craft Into Its Waters — Ryan Pickrell,

Queen Elizabeth II May Be Named ‘Empress of Britain’ — Sarah Guy, International Business Times

Religious Freedom

Wisconsin Politicians Target The Seal of The Confessional — Joseph Hanneman, Catholic World Report

Trump Moves On Abortion Referral Ban For Federally-Funded Clinics — AP

Largest Lutheran Group Becomes ‘Sanctuary Church Body’ — Rachel Frazin, The Hill

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