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What We’re Reading Today: Dem Gunslingers, Biden Agenda Snags, NY Illegals Win Big . . . And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

The Politics Of Gun Control

Biden expected to announce executive actions on gun control Thursday — Fox News

Biden to unveil 6 executive orders to curb gun violence, nominate a permanent ATF director — USA Today

Alarmed by recent mass shootings, California lawmakers push to tax guns and ammo — LA Times

Biden Agenda In Peril

Sen. Manchin, in Threat to Biden Agenda, Opposes Reconciliation to Pass Legislation — NewsMax

A letter to Yellen — The Grumpy Economist

Georgia Smear Blowing Up In Biden’s Face — Powerline

COVID-19: Nearing The Peak?

Over 161,000 in U.S. Died from Coronavirus in Biden’s First 11 Weeks in Office — Breitbart

Why Are Democrats More Afraid of COVID Than Republicans? — Committee To Unleash Prosperity

EU Rules AstraZeneca Vaccine Can Cause Blood Clots but Claims Benefits Outweigh the Risks — PJ Media

Illegal Immigration + Border Chaos = Policy Insanity

Illegal Aliens End Hunger Strike After Winning $2.1B in Taxpayer Aid from NY’s Andrew Cuomo — Breitbart

DHS’ Mayorkas, In About Face, Advocates for Increase in Deportations — NewsMax

Why Make U.S. Energy So Expensive?

America pursues expensive electricity while much of the world lives in energy poverty —

Until Something Better Comes Along, We’ll Need Base-Load Power for Grid Reliability — Real Clear Energy

The Happy Warrior Saves His Best Climate Writing for Last — Real Clear Energy

Woke Big Tech, Media Face Legal Scrutiny

Justice Thomas shows how we can end Big Tech censorship for good — NY Post

Clarence Thomas is right about Big Tech, which is why the media are lying about his opinion — Washington Examiner

5 Big Tech Companies to Be Investigated for Censorship of Conservative Content: Indiana AG — The Epoch Times

The 60 Minutes Smear of DeSantis Keeps Getting Worse — Townhall

New York, New York

“It’s Class Warfare” – Protests, Tax Hikes Create “Hostile Environment” For Wealthy New Yorkers — Zero Hedge

They Came, They Saw, They Taxed — City Journal

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