Klobuchar Defends Mistreating Staff by Saying It Will Help Her Deal With Putin

by Henry Rodgers   Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar defended reports about treating her staff poorly, saying she is tough enough to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin if elected president. Klobuchar was one of the first Democratic senators to announce her candidacy for the 2020 presidential campaign. The Minnesota…

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Commentary: Life Among the Academic Radicals

by Evan Osborne   For almost a quarter century I have been a professor of economics at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. After years of working there, I have learned something about how my department’s academic radicals, who by dint of personality but not numbers have near-decisive control over…

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US Regulators Charge Volkswagen, Ex-CEO With Defrauding Investors

U.S. regulators charged Volkswagen and former CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding investors during its massive diesel emissions scandal. The charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission come two years after the German automaker settled with the U.S. over criminal and civil charges, as the company tries to distance itself…

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Mnuchin: Trump-Xi Summit Will Not Happen in March

A summit to seal a trade deal between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will not happen at the end of March as previously discussed because more work is needed in U.S.-China negotiations, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. Mnuchin, speaking to reporters following a U.S. Senate…

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Commentary: America’s True Cost to ‘Go Solar’

by Edward Ring   Proponents of renewable energy claim that wind and solar energy is now cheaper than fossil fuels. According to USA Today, “Renewables close in on fossil fuels, challenging on price.” A Forbes headline agrees: “Renewable Energy Will Be Consistently Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels.” The “expert” websites agree:…

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The Alarmist Talking Points Fueling Kids Climate Change Strikes

by Michael Bastasch   Thousands of students will skip school Friday over global warming as part of an international movement backed by adult activists and based on a misreading of the latest United Nations climate report. In the U.S., strikers are calling “for the Green New Deal, for a fair…

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‘Self-Sufficiency, Not a Sinkhole’: JOBS Act Updates Work Requirements for Welfare Recipients

by Fred Lucas   Republicans in the House and Senate are making another legislative push to enforce work requirements for able-bodied adults on welfare. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday announced the Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services Act. The…

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Alleged New Zealand Gunman Chose Firearms for Attack to Impact United States Politics

by Evie Fordham   An alleged gunman behind Friday’s deadly mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, reportedly chose to attack with firearms to stoke political strife in the U.S. and the entire world. “I chose firearms for the effect it would have on social discourse, the extra media coverage they…

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Far Left Anti-Electoral College Plan Building Momentum

by CHQ Staff   What would you say if we told you Democrats have a plan to change the Constitution without going through the arduous process of amending it according to the process set forth in Article V of our government’s founding document? Well, get ready, because they do, and…

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Mass Looting Plagues Venezuela Amid Power Crisis

by Tim Pearce   Looters have all but emptied stores and warehouses across western Venezuela as large parts of the country remain without power more than a week after a mass blackout. The mobs overwhelmed Venezuela’s security forces and broke into buildings. People stole cars, trucks and equipment. Hundreds of…

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