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What We’re Reading Today: Pulling Out Of Doral, Extinction Rebellion Spanked, Darkness In California … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Opinions

It’s the money, stupid: Donors decide to winnow the Democratic presidential field —  Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Earth-saving’ laws mainly are about tormenting us — Steven Greenhut, R Street

Pulling the G-7 summit from Doral was the right call — Washington Examiner

Economists

Quotations of the day on climate alarmism — Mark J. Perry

The Three Biggest Myths about Political Economy — Donald J. Boudreaux

Andrew Yang’s Dependency Dividend — Dan Mitchell

Voices Of Reason

The Trouble with ‘Renewable’ Energy — Benjamin Zycher, National Review

A Climate Change Emergency? — Richard Epstein, Hoover Institution

AusExit: Petition to remove Australia from the Paris Climate Agreement — JoNova

Maths is Hard for the Green-Minded — Climate Scepticism

In-N-Out Employees Manhandle Global Warming Protesters — Townhall

San Francisco man confronts climate change protesters — SF Gate

Howls Of Hysteria

We will not stay quiet on the climate crisis — The Guardian

Jane Fonda is arrested for a 2nd time at a D.C. climate protest — along with Sam Waterston — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/Los Angeles Times

Global student protests demanding climate action get underway — South China Morning Press

District Of Columbia

The Supreme Court Is Poised to Strike Down a Major Obama-Era Agency — National Review

All Nine House Intelligence Committee Republicans: Adam Schiff is Playing Games and Withholding Evidence — TownHall

New Benghazi Documents Confirm Clinton Email Cover-Up — Judicial Watch

California

Blackouts possible again as fire danger looms in California — Associated Press

Gov. Newsom the moderate? On this spectrum, almost every Democratic legislator is further left — CalMatters

California’s Man-Made Power Outages — Fox & Hounds/Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow

Don’t Forget to Pack Your Own Shampoo Next Time You Stay at a California Hotel — Pacific Research Institute


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