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What We’re Reading Today: Green Cards, Nervous Dems, Gender Unicorns … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Media Bias

Backfire: The New York Times Attack on Conservative Media — The El Paso killer echoed the incendiary words of the Times itself — American Spectator

Dem Troubles

Iowa Democrats Are Getting Nervous About Biden’s Trail of Gaffes — Vice

Dems Are Starting To Freak Out That Their 2020 Field Isn’t Shrinking — The Daily Beast

Fatigue: 60% of Americans NOT looking forward to future Democratic debates — Washington Times

Dems still confronting the damage Obama inflicted on the party — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchcy

Trump Derangement Syndrome 

7 Times MSNBC Hosts Compared Trump to Hitler … in July — PJ Media

Why House Democrats Are Moving to Impeach Trump — CNN

The Campaign to Brand Trump a Racist — Powerline

Endangered Species

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape — Fox News

The Left is Panicking Over Much Needed Changes to the Endangered Species Act — Town Hall

Government Rolling Back Endangered Species List. Media Focuses on Critics, Not Discussion. — Daily Wire

Green Cards

Trump administration tightens rule that could deny green cards, citizenship to immigrants who need public assistance — Washington Post

Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest — AP

Economy

U.S. Budget Deficit Already Exceeds Last Year’s Total Figure — Bloomberg

U.S. Stocks Decline Amid Trade Woes — Wall Street Journal 

Bank of America raises chance of recession to 1-in-3 — CNBC 

Epstein Suicide Watch

Barr says Epstein ‘co-conspirators’ should not rest easy — CNN

AG Barr: ‘Serious Irregularities’ at Prison Where Epstein Died — Newsmax

‘Scandal Free’

Former Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig Goes On Trial Over Ukraine Work — NPR

Chernobyl, the Sequel

Russian nuclear body says deadly blast was caused by nuclear power project, not powerful new missile — Daily Telegraph

Gender Unicorn

Teacher hands out gender-identity graphic to explain preferred title. Parents react — USA Today

Misc

Texas GOP Braces for Drubbing — Politico

Every Democrat in the Senate Supports a Constitutional Amendment That Would Radically Curtail Freedom of Speech — Reason


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