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June 10th, 2022
icy oil rigs near Odessa, TX
By: Wayne Stoltenberg & Merrill Matthews – wsj.com – June 8, 2022 Oil and gas prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange are at five-year highs. But many publicly traded producers are pursuing a strategy that looks like “orderly liquidation”—only maintaining or modestly increasing production volumes. Meanwhile, they are returning significant cash to shareholders in dividends and share repurchases. Devon Energy recently issued...
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May 31st, 2022
power lines blackout brownout
By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – May 27, 2022 Progressives blame the grid problems on climate change. There’s no doubt that drought in the western U.S. is a contributing factor. NERC’s report notes that hydropower generators in the western U.S. are running at lower levels, and output from thermal (i.e., nuclear and fossil fuel) generators that use the Missouri...
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May 31st, 2022
Power lines towers
magine one of your kids freezing to death in your home. Eleven-year-old Cristian Pineda’s mother found her son dead during the Texas blackout in February 2021.
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May 27th, 2022
alaska airlines jet
By: The Editorial Board – washingtontimes.com – May 26, 2022 Alaska Airlines wants everyone to know that it’s all for equality and inclusion. Except when it isn’t. In fact, thanks to a lawsuit filed May 17 by two fired former flight attendants against the Seattle-based Alaska Airlines, we know the carrier regards some favored classes — specifically, LGBTQ individuals — as more equal than...
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May 26th, 2022
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
By: Michael Brendan Dougherty – nationalreview.com – May 25, 2022 Why do our global elites sound like they belong in a bad dystopian movie? Why can’t our leaders imagine anything other than a future of privation and control? Listen, just about everyone seems to have fallen for one conspiracy theory or another. Americans regularly confess as much to pollsters. In 2018, 66...
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May 24th, 2022
stakeholder-capitalism
By: Phil Gramm & Mike Solon – wsj.com – May 23, 2022 Based on the erroneous notion that all value comes from labor, Marx assumed that the financier, entrepreneur and manager were noncontributing claimants on the fruits of the worker’s labor and that government could displace them and then “wither away” as growth occurred spontaneously. Most subsequent collectivists have assumed the same thing....
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May 23rd, 2022
target
As one analyst put it, “Target didn’t just miss their quarterly numbers by a little, they missed them by A Lot!” That caused not only shares of Targetstock to crater, it took the whole market with them.
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May 20th, 2022
alaska airlines jet
First Liberty Institute has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of two flight attendants against Alaska Airlines after the airline terminated them because they asked questions in a company forum about the company’s support for the “Equality Act.”
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May 20th, 2022
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One of the major public policy challenges over the past nearly two decades is what we might call the “wussification” of the major corporate CEO.
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May 18th, 2022
Disney Cast Members Protest FL Bill
By: Dan McLaughlin – nationalreview.com – May 17, 2022 Much of the angst on the right these days is driven by the explosive growth of woke progressive politics within major institutions. We see it on Wall Street, in commercial businesses, universities, Hollywood, the media, public schools, sports leagues, publishing houses, and even the military. Some of those institutions were once...
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