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What We’re Reading Today: Trump’s True Crime, Biden v Hillary, Warren’s Tax Hikes … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Impeachment Follies

Big gamble: Democrats place hope in open hearings to win public support for impeachment — Washington Times

Impeachment a winner for Democrats? Don’t bet on it — Willie Brown, San Fransisco Chronicle

How an impeached Trump wins  —  Axios

Latest Impeachment Polls — Real Clear Politics

Mulvaney allies try to stonewall impeachment probe — Washington Post

Trump’s True Crime: He Made Us Laugh at Congress — Real Clear Politics

Election 2020

Biden in dead heat — with Hillary! — The American MIrror

Trump’s Re-Election Likely If Economy Stays on Course — Newsmax

Medicare Taxes for All

Warren’s $20T Health Plan Tightens Dems’ Embrace of Tax Increases — New York Times

Buttigieg: Warren’s Medicare for All Math Is ‘Controversial’ — Washington Free Beacon

Warren Suggests Laid Off Health Insurance Workers Sell Auto or Life Insurance Instead — PJ Media

Some Dems worry Warren’s Medicare for All plan is going to cost them — Hot Air

 California Burnin’

Trump threatens to cut US funding for California wildfires — PBS

For fires and blackouts in CA, blame Democrats, misplaced priorities, mismanagement, and government-imposed utility monopolies, not climate change — Mark Perry, Carpe Diem

Could California give Gavin Newsom the boot? — American Thinker

China for a Day

In China, every day is Kristallnacht  —  Washington Post

Marvel is censoring films for China, and you probably didn’t even notice — CNET News


Earnings Tide Lifts Most Stocks — Wall Street Journal

The Truth About Income Inequality –  Phil Gramm and John F. Early, WSJ

Flood of Oil Is Coming, Complicating Efforts to Fight Global Warming — New York Times

Tolerant Left

The Left Seeks to ‘Normalize’ Crime — Powerline

Parody (?)

Media Scrambles To Fact-Check Image Of Trump Riding Hero Dog Into Massive Space Battle — Babylon Bee

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