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What We’re Reading Today: Bernie Bros’ Violence, AOC Channels Stalin, Whistleblower Or Operative? … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


‘Dangerous Historical Precedent’: 21 State AGs Send Letter Asking Senate To Reject Impeachment — Daily Wire

Trump approval ‘the best of his presidency’: Gallup — Washington Examiner

Trump Haters Should Prepare for Disappointment — Conrad Black, Newsmax

Restless lawmakers struggle to sit through Schiff’s long opening argument — Fox News

Schiff Is Already Claiming The Illegitimacy Of A Trump Reelection — The Federalist

Californians to Play an Over-Size Role in the Impeachment Trial — Fox & Hounds


The Federal Reserve, ‘Repo’ Rates, and Much Ado About Nothing — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Trump, Republicans working to help our country — despite Democratic obstruction at every turn — Andy Puzder, Fox News

A ‘wealth tax’ is not the magic bullet Warren and Sanders say it is — Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune

Consequences Of Socialism

Bernie Sanders’ Resurgence Is Bad For America’s Health — Sally Pipes/Pacific Research Institute, Forbes

Why Are Bernie Bros So Violent? — PowerLine

AOC Goes Full Stalinist: ‘You Need to Give Up Control and Power’ — PJ Media

Investigative Journalism

Hunter Biden Ordered To Explain Why He Shouldn’t Be Held In Contempt Of Court — Daily Caller

Whistleblower Was Overheard in ’17 Discussing With Ally How to Remove Trump — Paul Sperry, RealClearInvestigations

‘Guillotine The Rich’ — Project Veritas


California files lawsuit to remain a National Security Risk — Ronald Stein, Fox & Hounds

‘I Don’t See Her In Beijing Or Delhi’ – Niall Ferguson Slams Davos’ ‘Virtue Signaling’ Greta Fanboys — ZeroHedge

Diversity Isn’t Always the Answer — Walter E. Williams, Daily Signal

Is Houston’s Affordability Just a Myth? — Christian Britschgi, Reason

Recipe for Chaos: A disruptive ‘ethical vegan’ launches a religious-discrimination debate in England — Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal

Yes, College Professors Are Almost All Left-Wing — Mises Institute

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