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What We’re Reading Today: Taxes, Regulation, Blue-State Bailout … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


If the Capitol attack was pre-planned, then it couldn’t have been incited by Trump — Robert Romano, Daily Torch

Democrats don’t trust National Guard, take ammo, and seek out Trump sympathizers — JoNova

The Keystone Eco-Cops — Steven Hayward, Power Line

There’s A Lot That Biden Won’t Be Able To Do With A 50-50 Senate — Hot Air

New Senate Majority Means Blue-State Bailout on Horizon — Tim Anaya, Pacific Research Institute

Tax and Regulate: The incoming Biden administration looks to roll back Trump-era policies — City Journal

Biden proposal to boost hourly minimum wage to $15 would destroy jobs, hurt unemployed — Andy Puzder, Fox News

The Virus

Lockdown Privilege — Ricochet

Pandemic Security Theater — James Bovard, American Institute for Economic Research

Get Ready for a Major COVID19-Narrative Shift Based on ‘Consensus’ and ‘Science’ — Legal Insurrection

Why the Covid Shutdowns of Public Schools Are Driving So Many to Homeschooling — Mises Wire

COVID Lockdowns Will Result In 1 Million Excess Deaths Over Next 15 Years, Scientists Find — ZeroHedge


Nuclear Energy Advancements Of The Past Four Years Will Blow Your Mind — The Federalist

MLK and a Modest Proposal for Real Resistance — Intellectual Takeout

Employees who switch to remote work should make more money – not less — New York Post

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