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What We’re Reading Today: Speech Police In New York, True Tax Reform, Goodbye To Childhood … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Politics/Impeachment

Clinton And Russia Didn’t Take Down Trump, So Democrats Try Ukraine And Impeachment — Andrew Malcolm, Kansas City Star

House Ethics Committee Reviewing Potential Violation By Rashida Tlaib, Considering Full Investigation — Western Journal

Red-state Dems Worried Impeachment Push Will Kill Hopes Of Retaking Senate In 2020 — Fox News

Maxine Waters: Impeach Trump, He Belongs In Solitary Confinement — MSNBC

‘COUP’: Trump Blasts Democrats’ Impeachment Efforts In Tweet — NBC News

Ukraine’s Leader: Trump Didn’t Use US Military Aid As Lever — Associated Press

Bernie Sanders Proposes Tax Hikes On Companies That Pay CEOs Much More Than Its Workers — United Press International

America In 2019

Politics Is Crowding Out Culture And Childhood — American Greatness

NYC Seeks To Curb Speech About Illegal Aliens — Liberty Unyielding

The Atavism Of Cancel Culture — City Journal

Court Holds University Of Iowa Officials Personally Liable For Discriminating Against Christian Club — The College Fix

10 Facts About Homelessness In The U.S. — Acton Institute

Economics

If Tim Wu Has Evidence Supporting His Claims, He Should Release It — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Enacting True Tax Reform, Not Just Tax Cuts — Mercatus Center

Do Democrats Think All Their Desired New Taxes Would Have No Impact On Economic Growth? — James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute

Satire

Rare Photo Surfaces Of Trudeau Not In Blackface — Babylon Bee

Bernie Sanders Unveils Plan To Tackle Income Inequality With Art Heist From Billionaire’s Home — The Onion

Guam Finally Capsizes — Duffel Blog


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1 comment

  • Excellent collection this morning. And thanks for the great satire links! I needed a good laugh this morning.

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