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August 1st, 2022
Biden Frowns - Speaks in Japan
By: Tevi Troy – wsj.com – July 25, 2022 Mr. Biden’s inability to decide is reminiscent of Barack Obama, who was famous for long periods of indecision, particularly on what to do about Afghanistan in 2009. Former Vice President Dick Cheney accused Mr. Obama of “dithering” on this question. Mr. Biden shared this view of his former boss. “I thought he was...
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August 1st, 2022
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By: Madeleine Kearns – nationalreview.com – July 28, 2022 ‘Roe and Casey are overruled” was the most explosive line from the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. In second place was Justice Clarence Thomas’s remark in his concurrence that the justices “should reconsider all of this Court’s substantive due process precedents,” explicitly those relating to contraception...
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August 1st, 2022
By: Kevin D. Williamson – nationalreview.com – July 31, 2022 The corporate-welfare “climate-change bill” that Joe Manchin and his Democratic colleagues in Congress wish to inflict upon the republic is a bad piece of legislation for any number of reasons. The obvious one is the economic reason — the combination of higher taxes and a rush of hundreds of billions...
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July 29th, 2022
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Some politicians in Washington don’t understand that increasing federal spending is one of the chief causes of inflation. Senate Democrats just rolled out new legislation titled the ‘Inflation Reduction Act.’
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July 29th, 2022
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It appears unlikely that Roberts’ best prospect — Justice Brett Kavanaugh — was ever close to switching his earlier vote.
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July 29th, 2022
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First Liberty Live! is continuing our series of special double-header episodes with two exemplary intellectual leaders: former solicitor general of the United States, Paul Clement, and Kristan Hawkins, president and founder of Students for Life.
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July 29th, 2022
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First Liberty is defending Chabad of the Beaches, a small Jewish congregation in Atlantic Beach, New York, that recently bought a property to build a community center. Local officials are trying to seize the property under eminent domain, even though they already own multiple properties better suited for village projects.
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July 28th, 2022
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Do you ever turn on your favorite cable news channel and sit for an hour or so before you actually hear about an issue that really matters to you?
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July 28th, 2022
Biden by AF1 smiles into mics
By: Kevin D. Williamson – nationalreview.com – July 27, 2022 When is a recession not a recession? When it is bad for Democratic incumbents. From time immemorial, the definition of “recession” in the financial press and the political conversation has been “two or more consecutive quarters of declining real GDP.” The Biden administration, fearing bad news in the near future,...
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July 28th, 2022
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By: Phillip W. Magness – wsj.com – July 27, 2022 The Biden administration appears to be preparing for a recession—or rather, for news of one. Rather than tackling the underlying economic problems, the White House is playing word games. Economists have long defined a recession as “a period in which real GDP declines for at least two consecutive quarters,” to quote...
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