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Democrats' Turn To Socialism Is Ominous Sign For The Party — And For The Country

Big Left Turn: Are socialists becoming the new Democratic Party mainstream? After candidates endorsed by the socialist party won nomination battles for state legislative seats in Pennsylvania and far-left progressives triumphed over moderates elsewhere, the answer seems to be yes. X Four — count ’em, four — …

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Laurence Tribe Was Against Impeachment Before He Was For It

Politics: Before President Trump even took the oath of office, constitutional law scholar Laurence Tribe was calling for his impeachment. Tribe hasn’t stopped since. But 20 years ago, Tribe was singing a different tune about impeachment when a lawbreaking Democrat was in the White House. …

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New Study Shines Light — Literally — On China's And Russia's Fake GDP Data

GDP Fraud: Countries ruled by an authoritarian regime often cheat on their official GDP data, a new study shows. No surprise, really. But how do we know this? Well, it’s all about the light. X What do we mean? A new working paper by Luis …

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Don't Tell Anyone, But We Just Had Two Years Of Record-Breaking Global Cooling

Inconvenient Science: NASA data show that global temperatures dropped sharply over the past two years. Not that you’d know it, since that wasn’t deemed news. Does that make NASA a global warming denier? X Writing in Real Clear Markets, Aaron Brown looked at the official …

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Media Bias: How Media Turn U.S., Israel Into Villains By Misreporting Gaza 'Protesters' Violence

Bias: You might think that national news outlets would be extra careful not to sensationalize or distort what’s happening in Gaza and the West Bank in response to the U.S. moving its embassy to Jerusalem, Israel’s capital. But if you did, you would be incredibly …

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Seattle Makes Amazon, Starbucks Pay For Its Own Housing Blunders

Free Markets: Big businesses in Seattle face a substantial new tax to build more affordable housing. This is after the city thwarted private developers who were building affordable housing on their own dime. Only to government officials could this make any sense. X This week, the city …

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Trump Keeps Big Promise To Israel — Next Up, Peace In Mideast?

Embassy Move: With the opening Monday of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, President Trump didn’t just keep a promise to Israel. Despite violent Palestinian protests, Trump’s move may well reboot peace talks. X Trump’s decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem …

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Trump's Wins Turn Democrats' World Upside Down

Leadership: Within the past few days, never-Trumper David Brooks praised President Trump. “Saturday Night Live” admitted that he’d had a good week. Willie Brown told Democrats to “stop bashing” Trump. And party officials bemoaned the liberal media’s obsession with Trump scandals. It must seem to …

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Fact Check: ObamaCare, Not Trump, Is To Blame For Rise In Uninsured In 2017

Health Care: The ranks of the uninsured climbed last year. So, naturally, President Trump is taking the blame because of his attempts to repeal ObamaCare. The fault, however, lies not with Trump, but with ObamaCare itself. X A new Gallup report shows that the ranks …

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California's Self-Inflicted Housing Disaster Couldn't Get Worse — Or Could It?

Housing: Some recent California headlines caught our eye: “With No Letup In Home Prices, The California Exodus Surges” and “California First In Nation To Require Solar Panels On New Homes.” See the problem? X California is a virtual one-party state, and suffers for it. A case …

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