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What We’re Reading Today: GOP Back In 2022, Lockdown Destruction, Newsom’s Future … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


Joe Biden, Re-Regulator — City Journal

Sen. Rick Scott says Democratic ‘overreach’ will help GOP win back Senate in 2022 — Fox News

Gorbachev says he knows who plotted the siege on U.S. Capitol — Just The News

The Virus

Britain considers ‘curfews, exercise limits,’ and maybe allowing people ‘to leave home once a week’ — Daily Mail

Lockdowns destroy more than individual freedom — Spiked

Canadian expert’s research finds lockdown harms are 10 times greater than benefits — Toronto Sun

Cuomo Reverses: Demands ‘Reopen The Economy’ Amid Dismal NYC Vaccine Rollout — ZeroHedge


Incitement To Mob Violence, Acceptable Versus Unacceptable Forms — Manhattan Contrarian

How 2020 Was Good and Bad for California Governor Gavin Newsom — Evan Harris, Pacific Research Institute

U.S. Experienced Below-Average 2020 Tornado Year, Continuing Long-Term Trend — Anthony Watts, Climate Realism

Michael Mann’s 2008 Reconstruction — Watts Up With That

The Moral and Intellectual Collapse of America’s Political Parties — Intellectual Takeout


To Avoid Tech Censorship, The Babylon Bee Announces Innovative New Print Edition — Babylon Bee

To promote gender equity, US Post Office now offering two delivery options: mail and femail — Genesius Times

Gavin Newsom Traces All State’s Problems Back to 1860s Republican Settler — The Glorious American

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