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What We’re Reading Today: Don’t Be A Climate Alarmist, Scaring The Children, Population Control … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


Trey Gowdy: If Biden wasn’t a candidate, would charges against Trump be impeachable offenses? — Fox News

Marsha Blackburn shares what book she’s reading during Trump Senate trial — The Hill

6 Democratic Senators To Watch In Impeachment Trial — Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist

Trump’s impeachment trial should begin with an indictment of the media — L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham, Creators Syndicate

Global Warming

Paul Krugman Is a Global Warming Alarmist. Don’t Be Like Him — David Simon, RealClearMarkets

Earth’s Climate History: What the Doomsayers Don’t Want Voters to Know — American Thinker

Terrifying our children with doom mongering propaganda on climate change is nothing less than abuse — Daily Mail

Arnold Schwarzenegger calls Green New Deal ‘bogus’ — Washington Times

Was 2019 the Second Warmest Year, and What Does It Matter? — Patrick Michaels, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Population Control Isn’t the Answer to Climate Change, Capitalism Is — Zach Weissmueller, Reason

Think Tanks

The Blue-State Exodus Gains Momentum — Merrill Matthews, Institute for Policy Innovation

Killing Soleimani did not violate international law — Ivana Stradner, American Enterprise Institute

Restoring Fiscal Order in the United States — John B. Taylor, Hoover Institution/Project Syndicate


California’s Inept Central Planners — Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox, Fox & Hounds

Criminal Background Checks on Rental Applicants Now Illegal in Oakland — California Globe

San Francisco D.A. Announces End to Cash Bail — Washington Free Beacon


Capitalism is the greatest anti-poverty scheme ever discovered — John Phelan, Center for the American Experiment

The Adverse Impact of Government Bureaucracy on Private Employment — Daniel J. Mitchell, American Institute for Economic Research

Home Depot Co-Founder Bernie Marcus Challenges CEOs to Fight U.S. Flirtation with Socialism — Chief Executive

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