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What We’re Reading Today: Dems Promote Prohibitions, Acosta Asks A ‘Ridiculous’ Question, Big Cities Shrink … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Ban Everything

Hey Democratic Candidates: Are You Going To Ban All Fossil Fuels? — Manhattan Contrarian

The Democrats’ Long-Term Goal Is To Repeal The 2nd Amendment — CNS News

A Comprehensive List Of Everything Democrats Want To Make Illegal In America — WIBC Indianapolis

Economics

Morality And Econ 101 — Library of Economics and Liberty

Bernie Sanders, Common Sense, And Moral Hazard — Dan Mitchell

Mayor de Blasio Calls For A Tax On Economic Growth And Progress — RealClearMarkets

U.S. Middle Class Is Shrinking … Because It’s Moving Up — Mark Perry

Politics

Trump’s Taliban Talks A Gambit To Do Real Good For The World — And His 2020 Campaign — Andrew Malcolm

Leftists Throw An ‘Impeach Trump’ Event. No One Shows Up — Daily Wire

Does The Right Dare Fight? — The American Mind

Dem Congressman’s Wife: ‘Mind-Blowing’ Our Insurance Doesn’t Cover Marriage Counseling — Washington Free Beacon

Misc

CNN’s Jim Acosta Asked The ‘Most Ridiculous Question I’ve Ever Heard Of,’ Said Mnuchin — Lifezette

It’s Not A Mystery Why America’s Biggest Cities Are Losing Population — Reason

Christians Massacred, Media Look The Other Way — Gatestone Institute

Why Hasn’t Brexit Happened? — Claremont Review of Books


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