Big Bird Eats Filet Mignon While Your Kid Goes Hungry in Democrats’ Coronavirus Bill

Todd Starnes, House Democrats are getting slammed by American citizens over revelations that their massive coronavirus relief package would actually fund hundreds of millions of dollars in pet projects. Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s 1,100-page proposal includes $35 million for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The Democrats seem to believe that nothing…

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An Envoy for Nigeria to Address Persecution of Christians

Brian McNicoll, When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari visited Washington in the spring of 2018, President Trump told him to put a stop to attacks on religious freedom, specifically “the burning of churches and the killing and persecution of Christians” by radical Muslims in his country. Things got better for a few months for Nigeria’s Christian community, which…

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Masks, Masks, Where Are the Masks?

Daniel Greenfield, Ask Obama, the FDA, the CDC, and China. The media is full of stories of mask rationing and shortages. Health care professionals are reusing masks, slathering them with sanitizer, or substituting scarves in place of surgical masks. Democrats demand that President Trump make more masks immediately using the Wartime Production Act. But why…

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US deal appears at hand to ease economic pain of coronavirus

Congressional and White House officials said Tuesday they were closing out final details of unprecedented legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses and workers facing ruin from the coronavirus pandemic. After days of pressure, unusual partisanship in a crisis, and intense haggling over the fine print, negotiators appeared almost done with a nearly $2 trillion bill…

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New York coronavirus cases explode

New York state suffered another quick and brutal rise in the number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, becoming the latest U.S. epicenter of the pandemic, as California warned it could be next to face a spike in cases. New York City, densely packed home to more than 8 million people, had 157 deaths and some…

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Must We Kill the Economy to Kill the Virus?

Pat Buchanan, “We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself,” tweeted the president on Sunday night, adding that, after the current 15-day shutdown, “we will make a decision as to which way we want to go.” President Trump is said to be privately expressing a deepening concern at the damage the coronavirus…

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Democrats Are Really Bad People

Derek Hunter, People tend to come together in moments of crisis, most people anyway. There’s always that selfish jerk in a zombie movie interested in grabbing the wads of cash or something else they’d always wanted but couldn’t get before everything went to hell, and it usually costs them. Democrats are that selfish guy. And…

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Pandemic, Oil Glut Leave Venezuela More Vulnerable to Chinese, Russian Advances

Ken Blackwell, Editor’s Note: This piece was co-authored by Ken Blackwell and Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin. Venezuela is vulnerable. The White House in August imposed new economic sanctions on the country and the oil glut caused by the coronavirus pandemic, meanwhile, is rendering Venezuela’s vast supply of recoverable oil near-worthless. “[N]o other country in the region will…

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