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    How can the US lead the world in producing oil and gas AND reducing CO2 emissions?

    Hasn't everything we've been told over the past two decades said that those were impossible? Weren't we under the impression that those things worked in opposition — that we'd have to choose between one or the other?
    Jon Sanders, February 21, 2020
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    Large employers should try reference pricing before regulation

    An article from Harris Meyer at Modern Healthcare reported that large businesses, fed up with high provider rates, are becoming increasingly open to provider rate regulation:  Frustrated with rising provider prices, nearly three quarters of self-insured employers favor hospital rate regulation,…
    Jordan Roberts, February 21, 2020
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    Martin Center column examines efforts to rewrite history

    Sumantra Maitra writes for the Martin Center about the “philosophical force” behind the campaign to rewrite history. Two recent stories that dominated academic Twitter were the cancellation of the Western Art History course at Yale and the incorporation of the 1619 Project in the school curricula in Buffalo, New…
    Mitch Kokai, February 21, 2020
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    Is Nikki Haley Running In 2024?

    She’s a smart and decisive defender of individual rights and economic freedom. I see Nikki Haley — former South Carolina governor and Ambassador to the United Nations — as a formidable presidential candidate for the Republicans in 2024. Real Clear Politics is reporting on a move that signals she…
    Donna Martinez, February 21, 2020
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    More signs point toward contested Democratic convention

    Emily Larsen asks Washington Examiner readers to “do the math” when projecting the rest of the Democratic presidential contest. It’s a dream of political junkies and campaign reporters that hasn’t happened since 1952 — a contested political convention. And it could happen this summer. That’s because the delegate…
    Mitch Kokai, February 21, 2020
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    Bloomberg claims to be fan of Obamacare, which he once labeled a ‘disgrace’

    David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon highlights one of the more interesting exchanges during this week’s Democratic presidential debate. Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said at Wednesday’s Democratic debate that he was a “fan of Obamacare,” the health care law he called a “disgrace” in…
    Mitch Kokai, February 21, 2020
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    Chinese government policies reminiscent of 1984

    Victor Davis Hanson argues at National Review Online that current Chinese government policies recall the fictional abuses in George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel. The Chinese Communist government increasingly poses an existential threat not just to its own 1.4 billion citizens but to the world at large. China is…
    Mitch Kokai, February 21, 2020
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    Bloomberg’s departure from political correctness might help him

    Kyle Smith ponders at National Review Online how former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be affected by recent revelations from his political and professional past. It’s amusing to learn that Mike Bloomberg, just last year, was filmed speaking with his customary bluntness about transgender individuals: “If…
    Mitch Kokai, February 21, 2020