Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading Today: Meet The Whistleblower, A Dem Who Won’t Impeach?, Biden’s Foreign Backer … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …


Whistleblower Possibly Identified — One America

Whistleblower Worked With DNC Opposition Research In 2016 — Paul Sperry, Real Clear

Rep. Jeff Van Drew, NJ Dem: ‘I’m Not Voting For’ Impeachment — Leah Barkoukis, Town Hall

Laura Ingraham Proposes ‘Blisteringly Short’ Senate Trial, ‘Maybe An Afternoon’ — Brian Stelter, CNN

New Poll With Better, Nuanced Questions: Voters Highly Skeptical of Impeachment — Guy Benson, Town Hall

Schiff Directing Witnesses Not To Answer GOP Questions — Tristan Justice, The Federalist

For Pelosi, It’s Riskier Not To Impeach — Stuart Shapiro, The Hill

What To Expect from Televised Impeachment Hearings — John Cassidy, New Yorker

40 Conservative Groups Sign Ethics Complaint Against Pelosi — John Bowden, The Hill


Decoding Fed Chairman Jay Powell’s Econospeak — Victoria Guida, Politico

Why Self-Employment Is Good For The Economy — Gregory Ferenstein, Forbes


Russia Building New Empire In Africa: ‘US Should Be Hugely Concerned’ — Paul Tilsley, Fox

New Sanctions From US, 6 Gulf States Against Iran, Hezbollah — Mairead McArdle, National Review

US Ramped Up Strikes In Afghanistan After Taliban Talks Collapsed — Ryan Browne, CNN

China Manufacturing Shrinks For 6th Straight Month — Huileng Tan, CNBC


World’s Most Controversial Pipeline Clears Final Hurdle — Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Greta Thunberg Refuses Award — Merrit Kennedy, NPR


Head of Biden’s New SuperPAC Is A Foreign Agent — Sean Davis, The Federalist

Obama Criticizes Wokeness — Timothy Meads, Town Hall


How I Fell In Love With The Washington Nationals — Charles Krauthammer, Fox

When Washington Won The World Series – When Coolidge Was President — Patrick Reddington, Federal Baseball

Note to Readers: Issues & Insights is a new site launched by the seasoned journalists behind the legendary IBD Editorials page. Our mission is to use our decades of experience to provide timely, fact-based reporting and deeply informed analysis on the news of the day.

We’re doing this on a voluntary basis because we think our approach to commentary is sorely lacking both in today’s mainstream media and on the internet. If you like what you see, feel free to click the Tip Jar over on the right sidebar. And be sure to tell your friends!

I & I Editorial Board

The Issues and Insights Editorial Board has decades of experience in journalism, commentary and public policy.


About Issues & Insights

Issues & Insights is a new site formed by the seasoned journalists behind the legendary IBD Editorials page. Our goal is to bring our decades of combined journalism experience to help readers understand the top issues of the day. We’re doing this on a voluntary basis, because we believe the nation needs the kind of cogent, rational, data-driven, fact-based commentary that we can provide. 

If you like what you see, feel free to leave a donation. You can also set up regular donations if you like. Just click on the Tip Jar above. It will take you to a PayPal donations page. Your contributions will help us defray the cost of running this site. (Please note that we are not set up as a charitable organization, so donations aren't tax deductible.) Thank you!

Subscribe to Issues & Insights via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to Issues & Insights and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,805 other subscribers


Copyright © Issues & Insights

%d bloggers like this: