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…even if every nation were to fulfill all their carbon-cutting promises by 2030 and stick to them all the way through the century—at a cost of more than $100 trillion in lost GDP—global temperature rise would be reduced by a tiny 0.3°F .

–Bjorn Lomborg

The real issue is whether in the future we will have open discussion of political issues and free elections. Think about what we have now — a federal bureaucracy that is fiercely partisan.

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Hold your nose, toss the grenade

The real issue is whether in the future we will have open discussion of political issues and free elections. Think about what we have now — a federal bureaucracy that is fiercely partisan. Paul Rahe's open letter to Never Trumpers I am not here to condemn the...

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…reductionist, fact-averse rhetoric contributes to the idea that climate-change discussion should be a two-sided, cartoonish fight between those who say it is not real and those who say it is the worst problem facing humanity

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Nope, the Marshall Islands are not sinking

...reductionist, fact-averse rhetoric contributes to the idea that climate-change discussion should be a two-sided, cartoonish fight between those who say it is not real and those who say it is the worst problem facing humanity Bjorn Lomborg in WSJ Using historic...

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ISIS, like the matador’s red cape, distracts from the truly mortal danger—a nuclear Iran chanting ‘Death to America.’

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ISIS, like the matador’s red cape, distracts from the truly mortal danger—a nuclear Iran chanting ‘Death to America.’ Mark Helprin in WSJ By all means, take Mosul, and continue on until ISIS is no more. But ISIS, also known as Islamic State, is and has been the wrong...

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The Chicago Tribune editorial board scorches ObamaCare and the Democrats

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Why ObamaCare failed

The Chicago Tribune editorial board scorches ObamaCare and the Democrats Come November, the grim trudge across the increasingly barren Obamacare landscape begins anew. Illinois consumers likely face staggering price hikes for individual insurance policies. Some types...

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Competition apparently is great for markets (hurrah, choice!) but not for governments (hurrah, monopoly?)

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The EU gets its Irish up

Competition apparently is great for markets (hurrah, choice!) but not for governments (hurrah, monopoly?) Kevin Williamson, National Review The interaction between big businesses and small countries can be strange. Add in a big, transnational government, and things...

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The free market once again show “peak oil” to be the neurotic mumbling of progressives.

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Another gusher in Cowboystan

The free market once again show "peak oil" to be the neurotic mumbling of progressives. WSJ Governments draft white papers and formulate plans on future energy production. U.S. frackers produce energy. And a new discovery in West Texas might do more to improve the...

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…we hear a great deal about economic “inequality,” a term that, in an open and dynamic society, means almost nothing

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The politics of blame

...we hear a great deal about economic “inequality,” a term that, in an open and dynamic society, means almost nothing Kevin Williamson at National Review The politics of blame are a funny thing. We will blame anybody and everybody for any and all imaginable problems...

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Health insurance with an $11,000 annual deductible. Great job, Barry!

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ObamaCare death spiral update

Health insurance with an $11,000 annual deductible. Great job, Barry! Holman Jenkins at WSJ It’s hard to exaggerate the alchemy of distortions that are turning ObamaCare into such a pending disaster that big insurers like Aetna, Anthem, Humana and UnitedHealth Group,...

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Bill Clinton Got Millions From World’s Biggest Sharia Law Education Firm

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Team Clinton cashes in on Sharia

Bill Clinton Got Millions From World’s Biggest Sharia Law Education Firm Richard Pollock at the Daily Caller Former President Bill Clinton collected $5.6 million in fees from GEMS Education, a Dubai-based company that teaches Sharia Law through its network of more...

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What a sniveling coward we have as president.

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Obama’s “collective” excuse.

What a sniveling coward we have as president. Good thing Bush got rid of Saddam Hussein because that frightened Moammar Gadhafi into destroying his nukes. Obama/Hillary after condemning Bush for years for not planning for post-Saddam Iraq helped overthrow Gadhafi...

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Obama and his fellow race baiting Democrats have police blood on their hands

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Black lives lies matter

Obama and his fellow race baiting Democrats have police blood on their hands Heather Mac Donald For two years American police departments have endured relentless attacks from the Obama administration, its media allies and the Black Lives Matter movement alleging that...

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Obama’s whole foreign policy rests on him believing he could tame the Iranian beast. Pride goeth before the fall.

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Obama’s big, ego-driven Iranian fiasco

Obama's whole foreign policy rests on him believing he could tame the Iranian beast. Pride goeth before the fall. Bret Stephens What diplomats call the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—known to the rest of us as the Disastrous Iran Deal—was agreed in Vienna a year...

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Radicals have infested the EPA. No aspect of American life is safe from the “green” monster

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Obama’s EPA sticks nose into farming

Radicals have infested the EPA. No aspect of American life is safe from the "green" monster Bruce E. Dale in the WSJ A basic fact about agricultural products such as grains and oilseeds is that the carbon in them, called biogenic carbon, came from the atmosphere....

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Facts won’t deter “Black Lives Matter” or Democrats who benefit from racial division

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Study finds no racial bias in police shootings

Facts won't deter "Black Lives Matter" or Democrats who benefit from racial division New York Times A new study confirms that black men and women are treated differently in the hands of law enforcement. They are more likely to be touched, handcuffed, pushed to the...

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“Family values,” roundly mocked by the left in the 1990s, make all the difference in how a life will unfold.

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Progressives ignore social science they don’t like

"Family values," roundly mocked by the left in the 1990s, make all the difference in how a life will unfold. George Will The report was so “seismic” — Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s word — that Lyndon Johnson’s administration released it on the Fourth of July weekend,...

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The president hails the Paris Agreement again—even though it will solve nothing and cost trillions.

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Obama: let’s blow $ trillions for trifles

The president hails the Paris Agreement again—even though it will solve nothing and cost trillions. Bjorn Lomborg When President Obama flew to Ottawa, Canada, on Wednesday to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto,...

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Bill & Loretta: much to do about nothing, or a clever scheme?

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What was Bubba up to?

Bill & Loretta: much to do about nothing, or a clever scheme? Chris Stirewalt at Fox WHAT WAS BUBBA UP TO? It’s no wonder the Clintons had so many special counsels and investigators trolling through their administration. If Bill Clinton doesn’t have better sense...

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