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What We’re Reading This Weekend: ‘Honest’ Joe, Court Packing, Helium Balloons … And More

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‘Honest’ Joe

In gun policy address, Joe Biden exaggerates about background checks at gun shows  —  Politifact

Biden Gun Speech Filled With Falsehoods — Washington Free Beacon

Will Biden’s Jim Crow Lie Boomerang? — RealClearPolitics

Bidenomics

Biden Proposes 16 Percent Increase in Social Spending — PJ Media

Biden’s $1.5 Trillion Budget Request Would Fund All Nails Needed for the Coffin of Fiscal Restraint — Reason

Court Packing

Biden Creates Commission to Study Expanding the Supreme Court — Reuters

McConnell Rips Into Biden Panel on Court ‘Packing’ — Newsmax

Liberals ramp up calls for Supreme Court Justice Breyer to retire after he panned court packing in speech — Fox News

Supreme Court rejects California’s virus rules on religion, overruling Ninth Circuit yet again — Fox News

Big Tech

YouTube censors DeSantis COVID-19 roundtable challenging lockdown consensus — The Blaze

Twitter does not want you to know that the co-founder of BLM just bought a $1.4 million house in an exclusive lily-white neighborhood — American Thinker

Election Fraud

How Georgia’s Voting Law Compares to 7 Blue, Purple States’ Laws — Daily Signal

Semper Fi

Nearly 40% of Marines have declined Covid-19 vaccine — CNN

Tackling the Big Issues

Maryland Democratic lawmakers to follow other states in fining resident who release helium balloons — Just the News

Misc

Team Cuomo’s nursing-home coverup was even worse than we knew — New York Post

The Relentless Campaign to Smear Gov. DeSantis — Spectator

Biden’s Border Czar to Step Down — Washington Free Beacon

 Stein: Senator Scott Weiner (D) introduces a SB 467 to financially nail Californians that can least afford the most expensive energy in the nation. — Capitol Review

‘Quite peculiar’: New York siphons coronavirus cash to illegal immigrants — Washington Times

Humor

Constitution Comes Forward To Accuse Biden Of Assault — Babylon Bee

MLB Shocked To Learn Of High Gun Ownership Levels In Colorado, Moves All-Star Game To Texas — The Glorious American

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  3. Biden’s Stalin-esque 5-Year Plans
  4. D.C. Statehood? How About A Declaration Of Independence From Washington Instead
  5. Major League Politics

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