Politics (page 9)

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    Chinese communists exploit American debate over ‘systemic racism’

    Sumantra Maitra writes at the Federalist about one group happy to see divisions in America over racial issues. It’s a cliché to claim every setback as the official end of unipolarity, but if there were ever to be a date for historians to mark the televised humiliation and…
    Mitch Kokai, March 23, 2021
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    Republicans have plenty of reasons to attack Biden’s agenda

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner highlights Republicans’ growing list of reasons to oppose the Biden administration. President Biden’s new administration has become a target-rich environment for Republicans as he and congressional Democrats embark on an ambitious liberal agenda. Biden spent the last week on a tour to…
    Mitch Kokai, March 23, 2021
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    Dubious group pushes campaign to kill filibuster

    Joe Schoffstall and Matthew Foldi of the Washington Free Beacon follow the money trail for the campaign to dismantle the U.S. Senate’s filibuster. The left-wing group leading a campaign to have Senate Democrats eliminate the filibuster is housed at one of the left’s most powerful dark money networks,…
    Mitch Kokai, March 23, 2021
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    Defending the Senate

    Jay Cost of National Review Online offers a defense for a much-maligned part of the American political system. Frustrated by their narrow majority in Congress, progressives have begun to take their ire out on the legislative branch itself. They claim that the filibuster — the Senate rule that…
    Mitch Kokai, March 23, 2021
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    Elaine Marshall: crime fighter & biscuit maker

    I inherited an old recipe box from my mom. Not really needing a recipe box (like most folks these days, I go online when I need a recipe), I rifled through it to fish out any family recipes it might contain before throwing the rest away. While doing so, I…
    Andy Jackson, March 22, 2021
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    Biden not alone in ‘going wobbly’

    Michael Goodwin of the New York Post ponders America’s position in the world with Joe Biden as president. As metaphors go, it will be hard to top President Biden falling up the steps of Air Force One. He went down not once, not twice, but three times before…
    Mitch Kokai, March 22, 2021
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    Progressives versus the civil rights movement

    Bob Woodson writes at FoxNews.com about the destructive nature of today’s progressive ideology. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. envisioned a just and equitable America, in which citizens treated each other as persons rather than as carriers of an indelible racial imprint. Today, the progressive left has…
    Mitch Kokai, March 22, 2021
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    COVID-19’s negative impact on science

    Professors Martin Kulldorff and Jay Bhattacharya, original signers of the Great Barrington Declaration, use a Federalist column to discuss their concerns about COVID-19’s long-term impact on science. The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns have not only been devastating for society, they have had a chilling effect on the scientific…
    Mitch Kokai, March 22, 2021