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April 28, 2021

Liberty Winning? A Commentary by John Stossel

Do I live in an alternate universe?
The media tell me my side is winning.

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April 27, 2021

Unions Sell Out Their Own Workers for the Biden Energy Plan By Stephen Moore

Another pro-President Joe Biden union just told it's rank-and-file members: Sorry, guys, you are all fired.

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April 27, 2021

The DC Statehood Power Grab by Patrick J. Buchanan

"How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg?" asked President Abraham Lincoln, who answered his own question:

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April 23, 2021

The Ebbing of 'the Misperception That Bigotry Is Everywhere' by Michael Barone

How will future historians explain this? From 2001 to 2014, majorities of Americans, including supermajorities of blacks and non-Hispanic whites, told Gallup pollsters that "race relations" were either very or somewhat good.

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April 23, 2021

Is America Led Today By Anti-Americans? By Patrick J. Buchanan

How can America unite again to do great things if we are led by people who believe America suffers from a great sickness of the soul, an original sin that dates back to her birth as a nation?

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April 22, 2021

Checking in on Biden’s Approval Rating as Hundred Days’ Mark Nears By Kyle Kondik

Steady on average, but individual pollsters vary greatly.

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE

— Joe Biden’s approval rating has been steady and positive, though many other presidents had better early numbers.

— The “honeymoons” of past presidents may have been stronger because of a less partisanized and polarized electorate.

— Individual national pollsters disagree on Biden’s approval rating.

— Some pollsters who were overly bullish on Biden in the national popular vote last year are a little bearish on him now.

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April 21, 2021

Go Green, Go Nuclear by John Stossel

This Thursday, Earth Day, politicians and activists will shout more about "the climate crisis."

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April 20, 2021

GOP Trustbusters Are Embracing Progressives' Agenda By Stephen Moore

It's not too often that Republicans embrace the agenda of leftist Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. But it's happening.

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April 20, 2021

Who Will Be the Next "America First' President? By Patrick J. Buchanan

When President Joe Biden announced he would withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the 20th anniversary of 9/11, GOP hawks like Sens. Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham responded predictably.

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April 16, 2021

J&J Vaccine Pause – Prudence or Politics? - A Commentary by Brian C. Joondeph

The FDA and CDC this week recommended a pause in COVID vaccinations of the Johnson & Johnson single shot vaccine due to a small number of reports of blood clots in individuals receiving the vaccine.

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April 16, 2021

Workers Don't Share Democrats' Nostalgia for Unions By Michael Barone

It wasn't even close. The final count was 1,798 against and 738 for, 71% to 29%.

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April 16, 2021

Biden Bids Farewell to a 'Forever War' By Patrick J. Buchanan

"It is time to end the forever war."

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April 15, 2021

The Mini-Midterms: Five Takeaways from Six Decades of House Special Elections By Kyle Kondik

Races often break against president’s party; winners rarely lose next election.

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE

— There have been nearly 300 U.S. House special elections since the mid-1950s.

— These elections more often flipped against the party that holds the White House — just like what often happens to the president’s party in midterm House elections — but the president’s party has scored some noteworthy wins, too, which can cloud the predictive value of special elections.

— Special election winners rarely lose their next election, but it does happen.

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April 14, 2021

Crowder Calls Out Censorship By John Stossel

The most viewed conservative commentator on YouTube is Steven Crowder with his channel, Louder with Crowder.

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April 13, 2021

Biden's Green Energy Plan Declares War on American Energy, A Commentary by Stephen Moore

Am I the only one who finds it head-scratching that President Joe Biden, who wants to spend $2 trillion of taxpayer money on "infrastructure," is the same president whose first act in the White House was to kill a multibillion-dollar oil and gas pipeline that would create some 15,000 jobs? The Keystone pipeline that he canceled was vital to our energy infrastructure and wasn't going to cost taxpayers a penny.

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April 13, 2021

Putin & Xi Have Red Lines, Too By Patrick J. Buchanan

What are Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping up to?

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April 9, 2021

Will Joe Biden's Jim Crow Big Lie Boomerang? by Michael Barone

The big lie works -- until it doesn't.

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April 9, 2021

Vaccine Patriotism vs. Vaccine Globalism By Patrick J. Buchanan

When the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines first proved their efficacy, preventing nearly 95% of coronavirus infections in those who got the shots in test trials, a vexing issue immediately arose.
Who should get priority in receiving these life-saving shots?

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April 8, 2021

Did Scandal Cost North Carolina Democrats a Senate Seat? By J. Miles Coleman

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE

— In North Carolina’s hotly contested Senate race last year, Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) narrowly won reelection against a scandal-plagued opponent, former state Sen. Cal Cunningham (D-NC).

— Had Cunningham’s candidacy not been weighed down by a personal affair, he may have still lost. Indeed, a Tillis win was consistent with other results around the country and in the state.

— Still, Cunningham certainly didn’t benefit from his scandal, and it very likely cost him votes.

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April 7, 2021

Biden's California Dream by John Stossel

I was surprised to read (in The Los Angeles Times) that the Biden administration's "role model for America" is... California! He wants to "Make America California."
That's is a terrible idea.