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Coronavirus: Don’t Panic, Prepare

Might be a good idea to stock up on a few products in the event that Coronavirus hits your city.

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Russia. Recession. Impeachment. Coronavirus. Whatever

Senator Chuck Schumer is politicizing coronavirus—what could be more normal in today’s political climate?

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A Response to Justice Sotomayor's Statements

Not only is Justice Sotomayor’s statement a highly unusual public jab at her colleagues, it is demonstrably false.

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Federal Judge Issues Timely Warning against Turning Courts into Branch of The Resistance

“I urge you to come off this precipice, and to withdraw from active politics in the name of the federal judges of this country,” Judge Cabranes, a longtime member of the FJA, wrote in his brief cable.

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Two Truths and A Lie: Socialism

Socialist policies continue to be embraced by many Democrats running in the 2020 presidential race, including Bernie Sanders who is a self-proclaimed socialist. Can you identify which of the following is NOT true about socialism?

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Video: Does the Gig Economy Have a Future?

Some lawmakers want to reclassify independent contractors as employees. Here's what it will do to gig workers...

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Insecticide Bans Create Locust Plague in Africa

Let’s call in Green Colonialism.

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OpEd

In Defense of ‘Paternalism’: Why Choice Schools Need to Get Better at Grappling With the Family Lives of Their Toughest-Case Students

Via The 74

by Naomi Schaefer Riley

The biggest successes of the education reform movement over the past few decades have been rooted in the important idea that we need to give more power to parents to choose their children’s educational paths — to escape the monopoly of underperforming neighborhood public schools and move their sons and daughters either to public charter schools or private schools with the use of vouchers or scholarship funds.

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DC Spends $2 Million, Takes Five Years Failing to Build a Bike Rack

Via The Federalist

by Kristin A. Shapiro

Perhaps this is just some ingenious, five-year, $2 million practical joke on taxpayers — maybe WMATA’s wry take on “Waiting for Godot.” But more likely, it is simply another example of the inefficiency of government construction projects.

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The Collapse of International Adoption Is a Tragedy

Via Institute for Family Studies

by Naomi Schaefer Riley

For the tens of thousands of American parents who would welcome an infant of any race and any problem, the collapse of international adoption is a tragedy.

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We Need a “National Crime Survivor Week”

Via America's First Freedom

by Julie Gunlock

Last week, anti-gun group Moms Demand Action heavily promoted “National Gun Violence Survivors Week” on their website and on social media. The group posted tragic stories of those who have been affected by or survived gun violence. You’d have to be a robot not to flinch while reading them.

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The Lonesome Death of Thomas Valva

Via City Journal

by Naomi Schaefer Riley

An eight-year-old boy’s murder in Long Island exposes the fallacy that mothers and fathers are equally likely to be good caregivers for young children.

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TV

The Democratic Party Is Fractured • Fox News @ Night With Shannon Bream

Weekly Winners & Losers • Making Money

Flaws in Bernie Sander's Healthcare Medicare For All Proposal • After the Bell

Radio

What Does the Equal Rights Amendment Mean for Women? • Wilkow Majority • Listen >>>

Rush, Trump’s State of the Union address, the Iowa meltdown, and impeachment • The Steve Gruber Show • Listen >>>

Another "Sickness" China Has in Addition to the Coronavirus • Frank Gaffney Show • Listen >>>

Mentions

The Era for ERA Has Passed

Via The Detroit News

by Jennifer C. Braceras

“There are no rights in America today that men enjoy and women do not,” says Jennifer Braceras, director of the Independent Women’s Law Center.

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Transparency in Healthcare Costs Needed

Via The Times

by IWLC

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Mike Bloomberg Once Said He Could 'Teach Anyone to Be a Farmer' Because Farming Needs Less 'Gray Matter' Than Modern Work

Via Newsweek

by Julie Gunlock

Mike Bloomberg drew ire on social media on Sunday night after resurfaced footage of the billionaire saying farming required less "gray matter" than modern work went viral.

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