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CBS Smears Ron DeSantis While Pete Buttigieg Gets the Obama Treatment from AP
Most journalists do not want Gov. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.) to be president. They would, however, very much like Pete "Boat Shoes" Buttigieg to be president. The media coverage of the two politicians reflects this preference. Sometimes it really is that simple. CBS, for example, ran a dishonest 60 Minutes segment on Sunday attacking DeSantis for his ...
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Rubio Rips MLB Commish for League’s China, Cuba Ties
Latest News Baseball commissioner also touts membership at elite Georgia golf club even after MLB's Georgia boycott Jack Beyrer • April 5, 2021 1:20 pm Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) excoriated Major League Baseball commissioner Robert Manfred on Monday for his league’s ties to authoritarian regimes in Cuba and China, after the MLB All-Star Game ...
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Biden’s Infrastructure Plan a Boon for Unions
President Joe Biden's multitrillion-dollar infrastructure proposal includes a major union handout that would overhaul labor law in the United States. The White House released a fact sheet Wednesday detailing Biden's proposed $2 trillion infrastructure package that includes a call to pass the PRO Act, which is currently languishing in...
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March Border Crossings Jump to 15-Year High
U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 171,000 migrants at the southern border in March, marking a 15-year high. The figure includes nearly 19,000 unaccompanied minors, which tops the prior all-time monthly high of nearly 12,000 in May 2019. According to the Washington Post, the surge has allowed nearly 1,000 illegal migrants—often cartel ...
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A Concert of Powers Is an Idea Whose Time Has Come—and Gone
In the latest issue of Foreign Affairs, two luminaries of the U.S. foreign policy establishment make a provocative, seductive but ultimately unpersuasive case for creating a new “global concert of major powers” for the 21st century, modeled on the Concert of Europe. The authors are Richard Haass and Charles Kupchan—my boss and my collea...
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Woke Springs Infernal
In the summer of 2016, National Journal reporter Josh Kraushaar stumbled upon the scoop of the century. Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth's seven-year $126 million contract appeared to contain an unknown perk: His own private security force dedicated to protecting his fragile, fragile ego. These Blackwater-esque foot soldiers ...
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More Than 1 in 4 US COVID Deaths Have Occurred on Biden’s Watch
More than 25 percent of Americans killed by COVID-19 have died on President Joe Biden's watch, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis. Of the 551,638 total COVID-related deaths in the United States, nearly 142,000 of them have occurred since Biden was inaugurated on Jan. 20. On average, just over 2,000 Americans per day have died from COVID...
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How the Dead Hand of Imperialism Continues to Influence World Politics
THE SHADOWS OF EMPIREHow Imperial History Shapes Our WorldBy Samir PuriWe are all in the throes of a hangover, Samir Puri writes, a “great imperial hangover.” He explains in “The Shadows of Empire” that we are living in the “first empire-free millennium” in history and yet the legacy of these empires still powerfully shapes our times. He is aware o...
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Georgia’s Political Crisis Puts Its Democratic Future in Doubt
In late February, police raided the party headquarters of the opposition United National Movement in Tbilisi, Georgia, to arrest its chairman, Nika Melia. The raid and arrest, which were live-streamed and video-recorded by observers, have thrown the country deep into political crisis. Given Melia’s longstanding role as a thorn in the si...
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