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Fiscal Conservatives Can’t Like The Polls

October 14, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Democrats are feeling gloomy as their “infrastructure” bills are stuck in a fight between leftists and “centrists.” Many predict that if these huge spending bills could be passed, then the midterm prospects for Biden and his party would look much brighter. Will Saletan at Slate tweeted for the optimists: “Soon the […]

Nature Calls But The World Is Not Listening

October 14, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Remember that historic battle over teaching sex education in the public schools? One side demanded that any teaching on sex other than “Just say No!” was outside the lines, while the other side argued that too many teens were saying “Yes” anyway. Today’s green police believe they have the moral authority to […]

Xi Jinping’s Taiwan Saber-Rattling Is All About Shoring Up Domestic Power

October 14, 2021 by

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By Dean Cheng ~ For the last several weeks, tensions have roiled the Taiwan Straits. China has sent ever larger numbers of combat aircraft across the center line of the straits and into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone, compelling their Taiwanese counterparts to respond. The intricate ballet of dispatching multiple types of aircraft from different […]

USA Today Bemoans Anti-Indigenous Nature Of Distance Running

October 12, 2021 by

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By Jay Maxson ~ Progressive guilt and racial grievance mongering were the order of the day for Monday in New England. And, oh, yes, the Boston Marathon took place there, too. USA Today’s left-wing sports columnist Nancy Armour and the Boston Athletic Association asserted the sport of distance running is far too white and has erased indigenous […]

Social Media Permits? No, Thanks!

October 11, 2021 by

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By Autumn Johnson ~ Steven Hill, a former policy director at the Center for Humane Technology, is suggesting that Facebook issue use “permits.” Hill detailed his thoughts in an op-ed for Project Syndicate. “Digital operating permits,” Hill said, would “address big tech’s monopoly problem” and “protect users.” His reasoning includes a prediction that limiting content […]

Facebook, The New Evil Empire?

October 7, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ In the last few years, Facebook has become Public Enemy #1 in the media’s imagination, and Mark Zuckerberg is suddenly the creepy James Bond villain. Celebrated PBS filmmaker Ken Burns even ranted on a podcast that Zuckerberg was an “enemy of the state” who should be in jail. After Facebook went […]

The Media Root For Routing Republicans

October 2, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Joe Biden ran for president – in part – on the idea of being a national unifier, as someone who could work across the aisle and strike a bipartisan compromise. But that’s not at all the way he’s governing. The media are fine with it. They’re rooting for routing Republicans. Let’s […]

NPR Perfection? Used ‘Pregnant People’ Or ‘Person’ Seven Times In Article

October 1, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ NPR achieved something truly “woke” in a story on Thursday. Jaclyn Diaz wrote an entire story on pregnant mothers and vaccines without ever using the word “woman” or “women,” but using “pregnant people” or “pregnant person” seven times. Even the headline stayed vague: “Are You Pregnant? The CDC Really Wants You To […]

Wind And Solar Folly In Detail

September 30, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ The Lower 48 states of the US cover four time zones. The sun sets in California about 3 hours after the sun sets in New York. One must wonder if the folks running the government in Washington DC are aware of this. President Joe Biden’s plan for a climate-friendly electric […]

Eliminating Crude Oil Is Like Jumping Out Of A Plane Without A Chute

September 23, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The world, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are proposing banishment of fossil fuels and are focused on reducing emissions from fossil fuels at any costs, but a safety net of having a viable replacement should be in place before we jump off that cliff. Banning oil imports, fracking, […]

Costly Energy, Climate Policies In Democrats’ Spending Bill Lack Transparency

September 23, 2021 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Unprecedented is an understatement to describe what’s happening in Congress right now. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., are driving Congress to pass a $3.5 trillion spending package to go along with the more than $1 trillion infrastructure bill that passed the Senate in August. […]

Renewable Energy And Climate Alarmism

September 20, 2021 by

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TonyfromOz prefaces. This is another guest Post from Geoff Derrick, a retired Consultant Geologist from Australia. Lies, Myths and Legends Commentary by Geoff Derrick ~ Geoff Derrick is a now retired Consultant Geologist from Australia

NY Times Freak Out Over ‘ULTRACONSERVATIVE’ Texas ‘Shifting Right’

September 20, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Do New York Times reporters not keep tabs on their own paper? Sunday’s Times featured Houston bureau chief J. David Goodman, “Texas Lawmakers, After Shift To Right, Plan More of Same.” It’s the latest entry in what has amounted to a series of random stories the Times has been constantly running […]

Green Gold Rush Looms For Electric Power

September 20, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The slim majority in Congress wants to throw $150 billion in free money at the electric power industry. If they succeed the result be a green gold rush of monumental proportions. Here is a brief analysis of what to expect, including the unexpected. The legislation is called the Clean Electricity […]

YIKES! Bloomberg News Admits Americans Seeing ‘Worst Buying Conditions In Decades’

September 19, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ As the nation grapples with the threat of high inflation, Bloomberg News is reporting that Americans are now feeling the heat of price spikes. The outlet published a damning story Sept. 17 headlined, “Americans See Worst Buying Conditions in Decades on High Prices.” Specifically, according to Bloomberg News, buying conditions “for […]

Politico Reveals Full Acceptance Of Social Media Censorship

September 18, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Censorship? The press says: Hey, no problem! You might expect (in sane times) the press would be in favor of more freedom of speech. Instead, Politico is not only uncritically covering social media justifications for censorship, they also appear unfazed about the government getting into the Big Brother act as well. This was the message promulgated by “tech lobbying and […]

Carbon Tracking Credit Cards

September 17, 2021 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ The ability to constantly digitally track and record what we do exposes us to the potential for monstrous abuse. Witness the use of “social credit” scores by the Chinese Communist Party to intimidate and control. Now they’re rolling out new CO2 tracking credit cards.  What could go wrong? Marc Morano posted […]

Ethics Complaint Filed Over Socialist Hypocrite AOC Attending Met Gala

September 16, 2021 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Little Miss Champagne Socialist and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) could have violated congressional ethics with her recent attendance at the uber elitist Met Gala in her designer “Tax the Rich” ball gown. According to The Washington Times, one watchdog group has filed an ethics complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics […]

Carbon Trading Crunch Time At COP26

September 16, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The one big sticking point at COP26 is carbon trading. The trading scheme was supposed to be designed and adopted at COP24, as part of the Paris Accord rulebook. Did not happen. So it was the focal point of COP25. Still did not happen, in part because the radical alarmists […]

Even Some Democrats Sound Alarm On Radical 10,000-Page, $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill

September 16, 2021 by

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By David Ditch ~ Despite already spending trillions of dollars on COVID-19 relief legislation, for the past few months, Democrats have been focused on designing the largest tax-and-spend bill in U.S. history. As the House and Senate move the legislation through at freight-train speed, troubling details about the plan have emerged. All Americans should be […]

Arizona Becomes 1st State To Challenge Constitutionality Of Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

September 15, 2021 by

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By Virginia Allen ~ Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing President Joe Biden and other administration officials over the new COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Brnovich announced the lawsuit Tuesday, explaining during a press call that he thinks the president lacks the constitutional authority to require the vaccination of millions of Americans. “This lawsuit is about […]

Biden Proclaims September “National Wilderness Month,” Bad Timing, Joe

September 12, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ As catastrophic wildfires continue to ravage the parched West, President Joe Biden – showing the same deft hand that enabled him to turn Afghanistan along with billions of dollars of sophisticated U.S. military equipment and an undetermined number of American citizens over to the Taliban – chose precisely this moment […]

$3.5T Reconciliation Bill Would Lavish Hundreds Of Billions On Nanny State Education

September 11, 2021 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ The massive, unprecedented $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill making its way through Congress includes education spending on an equally unprecedented scale. In all, the plan would spend some $761 billion on education and workforce programs, on par with total annual education spending from all sources—federal, state, and local. The bulk of […]

Well, Well, Well: Democratic Staffer Leaving Senate For Facebook

September 10, 2021 by

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By Autumn Johnson ~ According a Politico scoop on Thursday, a top Democratic staffer is reportedly leaving his job at the Senate Commerce Committee to work at Facebook. “John Branscome, the top Democratic staffer on the Senate Commerce Committee, is leaving for Facebook,” tweeted Politico tech reporter Emily Birnbaum. “He’ll work on FB’s federal policy team […]