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What We’re Reading Today: Second Amendment Rebellion, Schiff Destroyed, The Poor Get Richer … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Blogs

Two More Virginia Counties Declare Themselves Second Amendment Sanctuaries, Making 91% of Counties in Rebellion Against Gun Confiscation — Ace Of Spades

Urban Transit Is an Energy Hog — The Antiplanner

When Protecting Privacy Reveals Secrets — Pacific Research Institute

Politics

Rep. Gaetz Destroys Rep. Schiff: ‘He Should Be Removed as House Intelligence Chairman’ — PJ Media

Huckabee agrees with Gabbard’s prediction that impeachment will ‘embolden’ Trump — Fox News

Democrats peddle doom, but the middle class never had it so good — Stephen Moore, Washington Times

Economics

The World’s Poorest People Are Getting Richer Faster than Anyone Else — Foundation for Economic Education

Venezuela’s currency: Worth more as craft paper than as money — Al Jazeera

Was 2019 the Year of Peak Entitlement Mentality? — Veronique de Rugy

Satire

Experts Warn Global Outrage Levels May Reach Point Of No Return In 2020 — Babylon Bee

DNC Bows To Pressure By Adding Andrew Cuomo To Increase Ethnic Representation On Debate Stage — The Onion

NORTHCOM cubicle farm grows record number of colonels — Duffel Blog

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