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August 11, 2020

Investor Immigrants Will Stimulate the Economy By Stephen Moore

One way President Donald Trump built the best economy in 30 years was by attracting nearly $1 trillion of foreign capital to these shores. This money got invested in new business startups and expanded existing Made-in-America businesses. This "repatriation tax holiday" worked like a charm. Millions of jobs were created -- and this was a major contributing factor to the American economic sonic boom.

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August 11, 2020

The Real World Reasserts Itself By Patrick J. Buchanan

Since the death of George Floyd beneath the knee of a cop in Minneapolis on Memorial Day, the nation has been instructed by its cultural elites that this is the daily reality that a racist America has too long ignored.

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August 8, 2020

Delay the Election? Presidents Often Do Things They Can't Do By Ted Rall

The stock response to President Donald Trump's suggestion that the general election might be delayed because voting during a pandemic would involve a record number of mail-in ballots, a format he argues is unreliable and susceptible to fraud, is that he doesn't have that power.

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August 7, 2020

Ticket Balancing May Be Risky for Joe Biden By Michael Barone

If the presidential nominating process is the weakest part of our political system -- and, perhaps not coincidentally, one not referenced by the founders -- the vice presidential selection process comes solidly in second place. Some might even argue it's a contender for the top spot.

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August 7, 2020

Biden's Game Plan -- Take No Risks & Run Out the Clock By Patrick J. Buchanan

When Vice President Calvin Coolidge ascended to the presidency on the death of Warren Harding in 1923, a wag remarked that Silent Cal's career had exhibited unmistakable signs of celestial intervention.

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August 5, 2020

Fact Check: Yes, the Mob Is Coming For You By Michelle Malkin

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. -- In June, America's mass media propaganda machine endangered the public by spreading insidious "disinformation" -- while purporting to debunk "disinformation."

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August 5, 2020

More Juice! By John Stossel

Was the power on in your house this morning?

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August 4, 2020

Trial Lawyers Looking For a $100 Billion Coronavirus Jackpot By Stephen Moore

Not everyone is suffering job loss, income declines and financial devastation from the coronavirus pandemic. Some people are looking to get rich off the tragedy. Trial lawyers see COVID-19 casualties and images of asbestos and tobacco lawsuits dancing in their heads. They are drooling over the prospects of a $100 billion COVID-19 jackpot. The Democrats in Congress who the trial bar has spent years buying and paying can't wait to help in the grand heist.

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August 4, 2020

As the Filibuster Goes, So Goes the GOP By Patrick J. Buchanan

"When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic."

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August 1, 2020

Trump Tries to End the Afghanistan War. Democrats Want to Keep Killing By Ted Rall

Pollsters have observed a consistent enthusiasm gap between supporters of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Any factor that dampens Democratic turnout could contribute to a second come-from-behind victory for the GOP.

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July 31, 2020

Intensifying Into Violence By Michael Barone

"Protestors in California," tweeted ABC News, about an incident in Oakland, "set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration intensified."

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July 31, 2020

The Biden Rule: 'No Men Need Apply!' By Patrick J. Buchanan

There is a real possibility that, this coming week, Joe Biden will be selecting the 47th president of the United States.

For the woman Biden picks -- he has promised to exclude from consideration all men, black, brown, white or Asian -- has a better chance of succeeding to the presidency than any vice presidential nominee in U.S. history, other than perhaps Harry Truman.

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July 30, 2020

Excluding Undocumented Immigrants from the 2020 U.S. House Apportionment By Dudley L. Poston Jr. and Teresa A. Sullivan

Which states would lose seats and which states would gain seats?

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE

— President Trump recently indicated that he wants the 2020 census reapportionment of House seats to exclude undocumented immigrants from the calculation.

— If undocumented immigrants are excluded, the 2020 reapportionment calculation will change, including changing the number of House seats allocated to the two largest states, California and Texas.

— There are significant legal and logistical hurdles that probably will prevent undocumented immigrants from being excluded from congressional reapportionment calculations.

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July 29, 2020

Mike Adams: Doer of the Word By Michelle Malkin

Michael Scott "Mike" Adams was a brilliant professor of criminology at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. He was an unapologetic conservative who wrote prolifically and fought valiantly against the forces of political correctness and pure evil. He advocated with unbridled passion on behalf of the unborn. He trained his sharp tongue and prolific pen on radical feminists, campus liberals, racial demagogues, domestic terrorists and tyrants for more than two decades.

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July 29, 2020

The Private Space Race By John Stossel

This week, American astronauts returned to earth. Their trip to the space station was the first manned launch from the U.S. in 10 years.

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July 28, 2020

Paying People Not to Work Is Not an Economic Stimulus By Stephen Moore

Back in 2009, Nancy Pelosi infamously declared the best way to revive the economy was to dole out ever more generous food stamps and unemployment benefits. The more people collecting welfare the better. At the time, this notion seemed laughable. Now this economic illiteracy seems to have become a conventional wisdom.

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July 28, 2020

American 'Stormtroopers' -- A Bright Shining Lie By Patrick J. Buchanan

With the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse under nightly siege from violent radicals, and Portland's police hard-pressed to protect it, President Trump sent in federal agents to secure the building.

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July 25, 2020

10 Reasons I Won't Vote for Biden By Ted Rall

1. My vote is a personal endorsement. It says, "I, citizen Ted Rall, approve of Joe Biden's career in public office." I do not. Voting for Biden would be a retroactive endorsement of his vote to invade Iraq, which killed over 1 million innocent people. Voting for Biden would be a retroactive endorsement of his long history of racism, beginning with his disgusting opposition to court-ordered busing.

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July 24, 2020

Goodbye, After Nearly Two Centuries, to the National Conventions By Michael Barone

If things had proceeded according to schedule, we'd be checking the polls this week to see if Joe Biden had gotten a bounce from his acceptance speech in Milwaukee. That's because the Democratic National Convention was originally scheduled for July 13-16.

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July 24, 2020

Stress Test of a Straining Superpower By Patrick J. Buchanan

How great a burden can even an unrivaled superpower carry before it buckles and breaks? We may be about to find out.