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Joe Biden's Race-Baiting Fourth of July Message

featuring Thomas Sowellvia PJ Media
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Joe Biden talking about systemic racism on the Fourth of July is pretty outrageous, especially given that he has been in a leadership position in the “system” for 50 years. Also, his main accomplishment was the 1994 crime bill that put more black and brown people in jail for more extended periods.
Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: From And For: The Prepositions Of Freedom

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Friday, July 3, 2020

When Independence Day comes around, we mostly celebrate what we’re free from. The Declaration of Independence proclaimed our freedom from the King, from his abolishing our laws and taxing us without consent.

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Abolishing Common Sense

quoting Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Friday, July 3, 2020
Thomas Sowell reminds us that public intellectuals helped make WWII the most devastating war in human history.
Analysis and Commentary

Independence Day And The 'Woke' Revolution

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Friday, July 3, 2020

Not since the Civil War has Independence Day been celebrated amidst such threats to our country’s political heritage.

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The Most Powerful Argument Against Forced Universal Masking That You Won't Read In The Establishment Media

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Townhall
Friday, July 3, 2020
Anytime things go from widely disputed to sudden, virtually-overnight national “scientific consensus,” it’s probably a good idea to be a wee bit skeptical. So it goes with the forced universal masking issue.
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Lies, Damn Lies And COVID-19 Statistics

featuring Scott W. Atlasvia PJ Media
Friday, July 3, 2020

As beaches are closed for the 4th of July and even Texas starts to roll back towards COVID-19 lockdown, it sure seems like the goalposts have shifted. The purpose of public health policy went from slow the spread, to flatten the curve, and now seems to stop the spread altogether. Dr. Scott Atlas, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, says the idea of preventing infection is not just unnecessary; it is irrational.

In the News

Top Basketball Recruit Commits To Howard University To 'Make The HBCU Movement Real'

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Forbes
Friday, July 3, 2020

Makur Maker, one of the nation's top-ranked prospects, announced Friday that he has committed to play college basketball at Howard University, over more established programs such as UCLA or Kentucky, stating a desire "to make the HBCU movement real so that others will follow."

Analysis and Commentary

The Fantastic Unemployment Numbers!

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, July 3, 2020

Possibly because of the long weekend and possibly because the unemployment numbers don’t make Donald Trump look bad, there hasn’t been as much commentary as I had expected on the June unemployment numbers.

Interviews

Steven Davis: Research For Equity In Recovery I: How Job Training Matters

interview with Steven J. Davisvia Philadelphia Fed
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Steven Davis discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is not only a health crisis but also a job reallocation shock. It could leave a mass of displaced workers with the wrong skills. Davis talks about the job training needed during the recovery and best practices in the field.

Interviews

Kiron Skinner: Civics As A National Security Imperative: Addressing Racial Injustice

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia Center for Strategic & International Studies
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner discusses racism in the U.S., tragically evidenced by the killings of Black men and women at the hands of police and reflected in the disparate impact of Covid-19 on people of color, and why these issues should be addressed as a fundamental issue of human rights, but also as national security issues, and how we can empower civic engagement through revitalized civics education in addressing it.

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