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What We’re Reading: Jan. 6 ‘Bombshell’ Dud, Crazi-fornia, Energy Dunces . . . And More

 Some headlines that caught our eye.

Jan. 6 ‘Hearings’ Falling Apart?

Armed insurrection’: What weapons did the Capitol rioters carry? — Washington Examiner

Who Are the Real Insurrectionists? — American Greatness

Text Messages Show Cassidy Hutchinson Referring To January 6 Committee As ‘BS’ — Daily Caller

Internal Memo Reveals Capitol Police Were Warned BLM from Baltimore Was Bussing in Rioters Disguised as Trump Supporters on Jan. 6 — Gateway Pundit, from Paul Sperry on Twitter

Liz Cheney’s J6 Committee Show Trial Theatrics Are Further Exposed — Legal Insurrection

No End For California’s Bad Road

California becomes the first state to give health insurance to undocumented immigrants — UK Daily Mail

More Pain at the Pump: California Gas Tax Increase Goes into Effect — Townhall

California Gov. Gavin Newsom launches ads urging Floridians to leave state — NY Post

California’s Newsom Loads Billions Into the Cash Cannon to Pay Off Voters in November — PJ Media

New California Law Targets Trucking, ‘Gig’ Drivers Like Lyft, Uber — ZeroHedge

Biden’s War On Energy Sanity

Biden’s NEC Director Brian Deese Says High Gas Prices Are ‘About the Future of the Liberal World Order’ — American Greatness

Biden White House Blocks New Atlantic, Pacific Oceans Drilling as Global Energy Demand Soars — Breitbart

Still suffering at the pump? Get used to it — it’s Joe Biden’s liberal world order — NY Post

Biden’s Latest Attempt to Shift Blame for His High Gas Prices Is So Bad Even Jeff Bezos Called It Misdirection — Legal Insujrrection

Yes, you can blame Biden for crazy gas prices — here’s why — Michael Shellenberger

America Endangered By ‘Woke’ Military Leadership

The Establishment Is Running Out of Cannon Fodder for Its Woke Military — Townhall

US Army Drops High School Diploma Requirement as Military Faces Unprecedented Challenges Under Joe Biden — Gateway Pundit

Is Illegal Immigration Destroying Our Border?

DHS erases barrier to legal status for some illegal immigrants — Washington Times

Joe Biden’s open border is now the world’s ‘deadliest’ land crossing — American Thinker

Biden’s immigration insanity is breaking the nation — NY Post

Miscellaneous Stuff . . .

There Are Two Fundamentally Irreconcilable Constitutional Visions — Manhattan Contrarian

Having Scoffed at Trump’s Warnings, Germany Now Fears Complete Russian Gas Cut-Off — Legal Insurrection

Never forget Thomas Jefferson — American Thinker

Politico, Axios, NBC News, and MSNBC slander Justice Clarence Thomas — American Thinker

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