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What We’re Reading: Losing Energy, Cali’s Chaos, China’s Challenge . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Biden’s Energy Disaster

Biden Administration Plans to Kill America’s Energy Sector — Newsweek

Biden’s heating oil fiasco — American Thinker

Biden Says Gas Prices May Not Go Down Until 2022 — PJ Media

How “the experts” can be totally wrong about energy — Power Hour with Alex Epstein

California’s Never-Ending Mess

‘Self-serving garbage.’ Wildfire experts escalate fight over saving California forests — Sacramento Bee

Empty Christmas stockings? Don’t blame COVID; blame California — American Thinker

Governor Newsom supports increasing oil imports from foreign countries — California Political Review

China Ratchets Up Its Pressure On U.S.

Joe Biden’s Taiwan Policy Is Now A Total Disaster — 1945

How China Keeps Getting Away with It — National Review

China’s Resource Grab Creates an Opening for the United States — RealClearWorld

Dems’ Plan To Hike Taxes

Nancy Pelosi Says a Wealth Tax on Billionaires’ Unrealized Gains is On the Way — Mish Talk

61% Of Americans Paid No Federal Income Taxes In 2020 – Who’s Greedy? — American Thinker

Stephen Moore: Taxing America First — CNSNews

Don’t Like Taxes? You’re A Rotten Republican — Victory Girls

COVID-19 Mandates: Law And Science

Here’s Why You Should Resist Mask Mandates — Heartland Daily News, via Dissectleft.com

CDC Director Reaffirms Forcing Vaccinated Children to Remain Masked, Dodges Question on Vaccine Mandates — Townhall

Beating the Mandates in Court — American Thinker

Health Care Workers Speak Out on Why They Would Rather Lose Their Jobs Than Take a COVID-19 Vaccine — The Epoch Times

‘We will not comply!’: NYC workers protest vax mandate with march across Brooklyn Bridge — NY Post

The Mad Scientist in History — PJ Media

Facebook’s Real Face

Internal Facebook Chats Show Politics Trumps All — Newsbusters

‘History Will Not Judge Us Kindly:’ Facebook Employees Attack Zuckerberg for Not Suppressing Conservatives Enough — Breitbart

Virginia Election Race: Dems Grow Desperate

McAuliffe Doubles Down — Powerline

The Curious Role of the Washington Post in Virginia’s Governor’s Race — NewsMax

Edupocalypse

Republicans are testing messages to reverse their suburban slide, and education is a winner — Washington Post

WH aided school board group’s ‘domestic terrorism’ letter before Garland sicced FBI on parents — NY Post

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