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Apr 14 2020
As sophomoric as the term may be, I don't know what else besides "fake news" to call the national media's new narrative about tensions between President Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci.
For one thing, it's not really "news" at all — it's speculation by reporters, analyst bloggers, and television pundits based on one innocuous comment from Fauci, who is helping lead the White House'sWashington Examiner
Apr 14 2020
The drive to expand vote-by-mail options during the coronavirus pandemic has emerged as the centerpiece of a growing political fight ahead of November’s election.
President Donald Trump and his Republican allies have attacked the idea of expanding mail balloting, arguing it is vulnerable to fraud and openly worrying that easier voting would hurt their party’s chances in November.Reuters
May 28 2020
America doesn’t have a hereditary aristocracy—it just has members of the same families who occupy powerful positions from generation to generation. Consider the Cuomo family. Mario, the patriarch, rose from humble circumstances in Queens to become the governor of New York. One of his sons, Andrew, now fills the same job; Andrew’s younger brother, Chris, is a high-profile CNN anchor.
May 28 2020
Democracies have a way of bringing problems back to the political process until a suitable settlement is found.
Jonah Goldberg writes with some astonishment — and maybe a wry grin — about how nationalists and their sympathizers blew their chance. A favorable wind was about to lift up the sails of national conservatism in the United States, but the crew and captain seem to have droppedMichael Brendan Dougherty
May 28 2020
U.S. workers filed 2.1 million jobless claims last week, extending a downward trend but remaining multiple times higher than before the coronavirus pandemic.
The Labor Department’s tally of filings for unemployment benefits was down compared with 2.4 million the prior week. Weekly unemployment claims—a proxy for layoffs—have held above 2 million jobs since mid-March, breaking recordsWall Street Journal (News)
May 27 2020
Voting by mail does not help Democrats more than Republicans and does not incubate fraud — but does generate a bit more turnout, a pair of academic studies out Thursday conclude.
The twin reports, one from Stanford and the other from the Union of Concerned Scientists, come as the debate about making elections more flexible in the face of the coronavirus has become increasingly partisanThe Fulcrum
Nov 10 2021
Perspectives BlogFrom the Right
This article was originally published in Meridian Magazine and is republished here with permission from the author.
After the data submitted by Pfizer for its COVID-19 vaccine for children received a thumbs up by the FDA panel last week, the anticipated nudging of parents began.Anthony Fauci said, “Even though the chances of (a child) getting sick and seriously Jacob Hess
Apr 02 2020
A federal judge said he was forced to allow Wisconsin's presidential primary next Tuesday to go ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has pushed back a slew of other contests this year.
U.S. District Judge William Conley ruled Thursday that elections in Wisconsin could take place on April 7 despite concerns that poll workers and voters may be exposed to COVID-19 in the process.Washington Examiner
Apr 29 2020
A group of Republican lawmakers want to know if banks doling out small business loans as part of the coronavirus relief package are discriminating against companies in the gun and energy sectors.
According to The Washington Free Beacon, 19 GOP senators — led by Kevin Cramer of North Dakota — sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, andNewsmax (News)
Mar 31 2020
The White House released the final version of its rules to roll back Obama-era auto emissions standards, taking a critical step toward completing what would be President Donald Trump’s most substantial environmental change since taking office as the novel coronavirus pandemic rages.
The rule, called the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule and written by theHuffPost