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What We’re Reading Today: Lyin’ Joe, AOC’s Tale, Fire The Teachers … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

The Swamp

Our Biggest Liar? Joe Biden — Power Line

Kerry Defended Taking Private Jet to Iceland for Environmental Award: ‘the Only Choice for Somebody Like Me’ — Mairead McArdle, National Review

Ramming a $15 Minimum Wage Bill Through the Senate Using Reconciliation Would Be a Norm-Busting Mistake — Reason

#AlexandriaOcasioSmollet

AOC wasn’t in the Capitol at the time of the Jan. 6 riot – she was in another building entirely — The Post Millennial

Biden Is Putting Migrant Kids In Cages And Now ‘AOC’ Doesn’t Care — The National Pulse

Nikki Haley hits AOC for ‘dangerous’ call to rein in media, says it’s a ‘clear shot’ at non-liberal outlets — Fox News

California

Governor Newsom’s Recall Challenges — Ronald Stein, California Political Review

Would Massive Tax Hike ‘Actually Permanently End Homelessness’? — Kerry Jackson, Pacific Research Institute

Santa Monica Businesses Don’t Exist to Subsidize City Council Virtue Signaling — Santa Monica Lookout

Misc

Someone Had to Work Tirelessly for Claudia Sahm’s ‘Free Lunches’ — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

COVID-19 lockdowns temporarily raised global temperatures — Watts Up With That

Almost 40% favor firing or suspending no-show teachers — Just the News

The Masculinist’s Aaron Renn On How To Start Fixing Our Broken Homes, Churches, And Country — The Federalist

These Are The Words Colleges Don’t Want You To Say — ZeroHedge

Seattle schools teach K-5 students to pick gender, disrupt nuclear family — KTTH

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