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What We’re Reading: Russia’s Saber-Rattling, Inflation Virus, Border Surge . . . And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Is Russia’s Threat To Invade Ukraine Serious?

Joe Biden Warns of ‘Largest Invasion Since World War II’ as He Prepares to Send Troops to Europe— Breitbart

Ukraine Appeals for Calm, Says Russian Invasion Not Imminent — The Epoch Times

US Troops on Alert; Carrier Strike Group Under NATO Command For ‘The First Time Since The Cold War’ — CNSNews

White House threatens new export controls targeting strategic Russian industries — Washington Examiner

Ric Grenell: Ukraine ‘Disaster’ Has Only ‘Terrible and Bad Choices’ — NewsMax

Hard To Cure The Inflation Bug

Biden touts plans for lowering prices as inflation surge continues — Fox Business

Janet Yellen Mistakes Political Force for ‘Supply-Side Economics’ — RealClearMarkets

Was Larry Summers Right All Along About Biden’s Economic Policies? — New York Magazine

Inflation is wiping out pay increases for most Americans — Washington Post

Our Uncontrolled Border

DHS encountered a record 2 million illegal immigrants on southern border in 2021 — Washington Times

Why is the Biden Administration Delaying December’s Border Arrest Numbers? — PJ Media

Soros-Funded Group Gets $158M Government Contract to Help Illegal Immigrants Avoid Deportation — NewsBusters

Democrats Block Plan to Remove Foreign Nationals from Voter Rolls — Breitbart

Energy Markets In Chaos

Guess Who We’re Buying More Oil From Now? (Hint: It’s Russia) — PJ Media

White House seeks energy security plan for Europe amid Russia-Ukraine crisis — CNBC

Biden acts much more like Putin’s puppet than Trump ever did — New York Post

COVID: The Never-ending Story

A COVID Origin Conspiracy? — Powerline

A Covid Origin Conspiracy? — City Journal

Rasmussen Poll: Rank and File Dems Want the Unvaccinated Confined, Tracked, Punished, or Even Put in Camps — Rasmussen, via granitegrok.com

Biden Family Corruption?

‘The Biden Family Received $31M from Chinese Intelligence Officials’ — The Drilldown

Americans Deserve Answers on Hunter Biden’s Beijing-Backed Cobalt Mine Deal — Daily Signal

Ukraine and the Bidens: Reviewing a Couple of Pieces of the Corruption Puzzle — Juliette’s Newsletter, Substack

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