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What We’re Reading Today: Impeachment News, Economic News, Media Madness … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


Rep. Andy Biggs: Flawed Trump impeachment articles should be dismissed by Senate, ending his trial — Fox News

Day One shows conflicting narratives on impeachment — The Hill

Team Trump mocks Democrats’ impeachment case: ‘Difficult to sit there and listen’ — Washington Times

Impeachment Has Become A Dangerous New Normal — The Federalist

Dem Sen: It’s a ‘Conspiracy Theory’ to Think Dems Were Out to Get Trump — Washington Free Beacon


Support for Industrial Policy Is Growing — Veronique de Rugy, American Institute for Economic Research

The economic policy of Elizabeth Warren — Tyler Cowen, Marginal Revolution

Reflections on the Failure of Socialism — Foundation for Economic Education


Virginia gun rights rally incredibly peaceful, defying expectations of hysterical media — Dan Gainor, Fox

Trump Rounds Third with Enviable Big-League Record — Deroy Murdock, National Review

Progressive Petards — Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness

The Media Mangled the Covington Catholic Story. What Happened Next Was Even Worse —Robby Soave, Reason

Odd News

U.S. diplomat’s mustache leaves South Koreans bristling with anger — Sky News

Boris Johnson: I need to lose weight but becoming vegan would cheese me off — Reuters

Theories persist about mystery drones seen in rural region — Associated Press

National Weather Service warns of falling iguanas Miami — United Press International


Taxpayers Eat Another Solar Energy Flop — David Boaz, Cato At Liberty

Bernie Sanders’ Staffers Don’t Know the Dark Side of Soviet History — Barry Brownstein, Intellectual Takeout

Howard Zinn: Fake Historian — Ronald Radosh, Law & Liberty

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