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What We’re Reading Today: A ‘Dangerous’ Impeachment, Christmas Cards Banned, George Zimmerman … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


Rep. Matt Gaetz Just Brought a Blow Torch to the Impeachment Hearings and Set a Glorious Bonfire — PJ Media

Impeachment legal case is ‘woefully inadequate,’ ‘dangerous,’ legal expert Turley testifies — Fox News

Nothing is more convincing than leftist professors yelling at you — New York Post

McConnell’s Warning Shot: Senate Dems — Ed Morrissey, Hot Air


We Are All George Zimmerman Now — George Zimmerman, American Thinker

Gaffes, lies and missteps — how much will voters forgive in presidential politics? — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Anti-Majoritarianism Isn’t Un-American — David Harsanyi, National Review

California Gov. Newsom picks fish over farms, but still gets brickbats — Steven Greenhut, Orange County Register

Fewer, bigger businesses is just what the central planners want — Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

Why does Hollywood smear capitalism, promote socialism? — John Stossel, Press-Enterprise

Declining consumption inequality — Richard W. Rahn, Washington Times

U.N. Climate Conference And Various Green Nonsense

Christmas cards banned at England school by principal concerned about their environmental impact — Fox News

Some thoughts and photos from #COP25 in Madrid — What ‘climate emergency’? — WattsUpWithThat

Fmr. Trump Science Adviser Rips ‘non-existent climate emergency’ & ‘Phoniness of this bizarre environmental cult’ — Climate Depot

Never Too Woke: Chris Pratt Forced to Apologize for Water Bottle — Stephen Green, Vodkapundit


Health Equity Is Mayor Pete’s New Spin — Victory Girls

No Amount Of Disastrous Failure Can Kill The Fantasy Of A Government-Directed ‘Great Society’ — Manhattan Contrarian

GM Crops Like Golden Rice Will Save the Lives of Hundreds of Thousands of Children — Matt Ridley, Quillette

Odd News

Deer spotted with antlers covered in Christmas lights — United Press International

Bolivia’s Morales a dictator? Apple’s Siri says so (in Spanish) — Reuters

Husky starts kitchen fire after owners leave him home alone — Sky News

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