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What We’re Reading Today: Thank A Veteran, Fall Of The Wall, Bloomberg Blows In … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Veterans Day

How Did Armistice Day Become Veterans Day in the United States? — New York Times

8 NFL Players Who Served in the U.S. Military —

Roanoke Veterans Day parade begins with first-ever stealth tactical fighter plane flyover — ABC 13 News

Respect, gratitude and support — how every American can honor veterans — Tim Clinton, Fox News

Fall Of The Berlin Wall

9 Ingenious Smuggling Machines That Beat the Berlin Wall — Popular Mechanics

Reagan’s Berlin Wall strategy was simple and could work today: ‘We win, they lose’ — Claudia Rosett, Dallas Morning News

My Vivid Memories of the Fall of the Berlin Wall — David Henderson, Library of Economics And Liberty

China and the Fall of the Berlin Wall — Art Hartman, Epoch Times

Election 2020

Elizabeth Warren Will Never Be President — PowerLine

Plans by Warren and Sanders Neglect Logic, Math, and Honesty — Veronique de Rugy, American Spectator

Bloomberg leads Trump by 6 points in 2020 election matchup — CNBC

Bloomberg’s 2020 moves draw ire from Democrats — The Hill

Will US election 2020 heal or deepen the divide? — James Zogby, Gulf News


Elizabeth Warren she knows she is misleading the public — Mark Cuban

Recalling the Obama administration, Rand Paul says Trump has ‘every right’ to withhold aid — Twitchy

Thanks to the Jones Act, Puerto Rico legally can’t buy gas from the United States, so the island is supplied by Russia Instead — Cato Institute

If not for pension debt, every Illinois teacher could get a $15,373 raise — American Enterprise Institute


George Will Still Believes in Classical Liberalism — Reason

For CA fires and blackouts, blame Democrats, misplaced priorities, mismanagement, and government-imposed utility monopolies, not climate change — Mark J. Perry, American Enterprise Institute

How Bad Science & Horrific Journalism Misrepresent Wildfires and Climate — WattsUpWithThat

Nearly 80,000 California retirees are receiving $100,000 or more in pension pay — Transparent California

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