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A Complete List of Every National Park in the U.S.

From Acadia to Yellowstone, here's the official list of all the national parks in the United States.

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America Still Has Heroes | The Free Press

At a time when fewer people say they love their country, 24-year-old Kennedy Sanders and 20-year-old Jared Schmitz died for it.

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The best free attractions in every US state and DC | loveexploring.com

Whichever US state you're visiting, a day out doesn't have to break the bank. From museums and galleries to the best of the USA's backyard, there's plenty you can do without spending a dime. We've picked the top free attractions in every state and DC.

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    Biden’s Plan to Reschedule Marijuana Is Half-Baked - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

    As of Tuesday, President Joe Biden’s administration will reclassify marijuana as a Schedule III substance, which will help the industry.

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    Flouting Congressional Will, the Biden Administration Rescinds Women’s Rights › American Greatness

    For the first time in history, the women’s NCAA basketball final drew more television viewers than did the men’s. And not by a small margin. Nearly 28% more.

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    Mass Deportations Would Lower Housing Prices › American Greatness

    Housing prices are out of control. As any economist will tell you, there are two ways to bring the price of a good down: increase the supply or reduce the…

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    Remembering a Great Senator Who Put His Nation Ahead of Politics › American Greatness

    I was greatly saddened this week when I heard the news that former Democratic Senator Joseph Lieberman had passed away due to complications from a fall.

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    Jordan Peterson Warns Against 'Eliminating the Private Sphere’

    “Our new technology enables a mode of surveillance that is so intense and all-pervading that no one will escape,” Peterson tells lawmakers.

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    Ben Shapiro’s a Chart-Topping Rapper - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

    The Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro became America’s No. 1 rapper after he was featured in the song “Facts” by Canadian rapper Tom MacDonald.

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      We Are at War With Iran’s Mullahs - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

      We are at war with the Iranian regime. We don’t have to invade Iran, but we do have to start fighting back.

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      The Supreme Court Could Save Blue Cities From Their Own Idiocy - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

      Mayors of blue cities might get some relief from the homelessness problems in their cities soon. If they do, it will come from conservatives

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      NASA unveils its revolutionary X-59 Quesst 'quiet' supersonic jet (photos, video) | Space

      NASA and Lockheed Martin showed off the finished X-59 Quesst jet today, which promises to usher in a new era of quieter supersonic flight.

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      ‘Systemic Racism’ in Justice System Does Not Exist | National Review

      Based on models that adjust for social class as a variable, there appears to exist little or no “systemic” racial bias in the U.S. criminal-justice system.

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      It’s Time to Debunk the Marijuana Myth - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

      Recreational use of marijuana is now legal in 38 states. Several more states will likely vote on legalization in 2024.

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        Nice News

        Using snow-covered frozen lakes as canvases, English artist Simon Beck creates intricate geometric snow art that can be seen from the sky.

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          Texas Is Paving the Way for a New Gold Standard | Rogue Economics

          As the government and Federal Reserve gear up to roll out their new digital payment system, FedNow, Texas is calling for a gold-backed digital currency. It could be the start of a new version of a gold standard in the United States...

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            An Open Letter to Ms. Candace Owens - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

            Israel is not a colonizing apartheid state, and conservatives must unite to achieve victory to stem the downward trajectory of the U.S.

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            Dinner with Xi Jinping in San Francisco | National Review

            Xi Jinping was hosted by more than 300 U.S. corporate leaders and political heavyweights at a dinner in San Francisco.

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            Obama: Avatar of the New Anti-Semitism - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

            Barack Obama has always loved to dissemble. He treats the ideals and mores of America as mere memes, to be played with and discarded.

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            The Tribute to a Little-Known Soldier | The Free Press

            A small plaque to a young veteran in a New York park tells a very American story of sacrifice.

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              Male On Women's Field Hockey Team Puts Opponent In Hospital

              A high school field hockey player was sent to the hospital for 'significant facial and dental injuries' after she was hit by a male opponent.

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                Spend Halloween at the Dracula Castle in Transylvania - Thrillist

                The Bran Castle in Romania is home to the most famous vampire of all time. Here’s everything to know about the halloween party in Dracula’s home.

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                  Immigration Policy: We Need to Learn from Europe’s Mass-Immigration Failure  | National Review

                  Madeleine Kearns argues that while some onlookers have been stunned by the anti-Israel protests, it's important to understand their origins. And this includes immigration policy.

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                  Iran Has Made $80 Billion in Illicit Oil Sales Since Biden Took Office

                  Iran has made around $80 billion from its illicit oil sales since the Biden administration took office and relaxed sanctions on the hardline regime, cash that has helped Tehran keep its terror allies like Hamas afloat.

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                  Starlink satellite train — How to see and track it | Space

                  Starlink satellites are visible from Earth, in this guide we tell you where you can see them and how.

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                  Why Is TED Scared of Color Blindness? | The Free Press

                  Watch now (13 mins) | The organization’s tagline is “ideas worth spreading.” But they attempted to suppress mine.

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                  I Knew Before Anyone — In 1985 — Biden Is Financially Corrupt - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                  My discovery 38 years ago that Biden is a deceitful villain who masks his sources of income and plays shoddy with the truth now is relevant.

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                  More Evidence that U.S. Intelligence Analysis is Broken and Politicized

                  This is the latest of a growing number of reports in recent years of politicized analysis by U.S. intelligence agencies that are not just undermining their credibility but may also be doing grave damage to U.S. national security.

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                  The Government Censored Me and Other Scientists. We Fought Back—and Won.

                  Last week, a federal appeals court confirmed that science cannot function without free speech. Dr. Jay Bhattacharya reflects on a victory for himself—and every American.

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                  2023 Fall Foliage Map & Nationwide Peak Leaf Forecast

                  Sep 5, 2023 - When will the leaves start changing? When will they peak? Our Nationwide 2023 Fall Foliage Map and leaf prediction tool has answers.

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                  The Generation That Forgot History | National Review

                  If this generation of leaders and politicians had to leave a phrase for posterity, it might be: ‘I only know that I know everything (and you don’t).’

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                    World Sports Photography awards 2023 – in pictures | Sport | The Guardian

                    More than 700 photographers from over 70 countries around the world entered the 2023 World Sports Photography awards which is the only global competition for sport photography, with golfing in the clouds capturing the judges eye to be named the overall co

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                      Meet the Company Trying to Control Your Mind › American Greatness

                      There's a group of people who control what you are allowed to see – the news you read, the videos you watch, the posts you engage with. You haven't heard of them. You don't know their names…

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                      Incandescent Light-Bulb Ban Takes Effect | National Review

                      As of today, the Biden administration will enforce a ban on the sale and manufacture of most incandescent light bulbs. 

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                      We Should Stop Exploiting Africa — And Start Caring - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                      Amidst the silly cat videos and the tedious political cartoons, one occasionally stumbles across an internet image of stunning insight.

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                      Welcome to the MAGA Hamptons!

                      Every summer, the haute bourgeoisie of Middle America descend on Lake of the Ozarks to jet ski, barbecue ribs, and (until 2023) drink a shit-ton of Budweiser.

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                        Our Right to Self-Government in Jeopardy from Entrenched Managerial Ruling Class › American Greatness

                        On the Fourth of July, we celebrate our independence. While we all enjoy fireworks and barbeques, this is supposed to be the commemoration of a revolutionary political act, our separation from Great…

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                        Fauci Family Values - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator

                        The appointment of Anthony Fauci to teach at Georgetown University conceals some most revealing ties that include his wife, Christine Grady.

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                        FBI Spy Robert Hanssen Dies in Prison - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                        On June 5, FBI agent Robert Hanssen, 79, sentenced to life in 2002 for spying for the Soviet Union and Russia, died in his cell at a federal prison in Colorado. Those unfamiliar with the case may be shocked that an FBI man...

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                        The People’s Justice on Brumfield v. Cain › American Greatness

                        To anyone else, January 6, 1993, looked to be an ordinary day. But for Betty Smothers, it was a day she had dreamed of for years. After work and a quick rest, 36-year-old Betty was going house hunting.

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                        People Like Me Instigated America’s War in 2015: A Former Liberal Speaks Out - The American Spectator

                        If you wonder how in America we ended up rehashing the — already won — civil rights battles of the 1960s in the year 2023, you can blame people like me. In the wake of the 2015 Republican primaries, a...

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                        King Peter Pan III

                        Britain’s monarch, the 40th to be crowned at Westminster Abbey since William the Conqueror in 1066, travels with his own bed and toilet seat.

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                        The Courage of Tucker Carlson - The American Conservative

                        Tucker Carlson anchored the most interesting and important news show on television.

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                        Xaviaer DuRousseau: How I Accidentally Red-Pilled Myself | PragerU

                        Former BLM activist Xaviaer DuRousseau marched in the George Floyd protests and preached the importance of being a “woke ally” until he stumbled onto PragerU…

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                        Musk Calls Out NPR as Government Mouthpiece - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                        Twitter has labeled National Public Radio as “state-affiliated media,” in the style of outlets in Russia and China. Despite protest from NPR bosses, the designation is fully accurate and deserves application to other government media funded by America

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                        The von Trapps of Harlem

                        Can ten earnest kids playing Bach become the next Kardashians?

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                        American IQs rose 30 points in the last century. Now, they may be falling.

                        A new study of human intelligence posits a narrative that may surprise the general public: American IQs rose dramatically over the past century, and now they seem to be falling. 

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                        DOJ Won't Call Trans Shooter's Attack On Christians A Hate Crime

                        Asked by The Federalist whether it would investigate the Nashville shooting as a hate crime, the DOJ declined to comment.

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                        Nashville Tragedy Shows Feeding Mental Illness Isn't Compassion

                        Behind all the partisanship of the Nashville shooting story is an unavoidable reality: Our modern mental-health crisis is out of control.

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                          How Long Does Canned Food Last?

                          Food safety experts outline how long canned food lasts, including what "use by" and "sell by" dates really mean. Plus, learn how to tell if canned food should be disposed of if the can has been damaged.

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                            Mapped: Minimum Wage Around the World

                            This infographic shows the net minimum wage across 67 countries, as of January 2023. A breakdown by U.S. state is also included.

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                            The Power of Victimhood - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                            Liberals are starting to come around to the idea that teaching young people to be victims is counterproductive and, worse, actively harmful to mental health and the culture at large. Jonathan Haidt writes a long piece at his Substack, and...

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                            Is Marijuana Legalization Faltering? - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                            Over the past decade, there has been a steady march toward the legalization of marijuana, with 21 states having legalized its recreational use since 2012. There have been some recent headwinds to that effort, as voters in Arkansas, North Dakota,...

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                            Here Are 5 Brands Celebrating Men This Women's History Month

                            The companies you likely engage with on a daily basis are pushing women out of their ad campaigns to make room for confused men.

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                            Digital Currency and You - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                            The most egregious act that brought the world’s attention to the Canadian truckers’ Freedom Convoy was when Justin Trudeau ordered banks to freeze the accounts not only of peaceful protesters but also of their financial supporters and even some pe

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                            Sleepwalking to Armageddon - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                            On Feb. 7, 2022, as Russian troops massed on Ukraine’s border, President Joe Biden held a joint press conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. One of the topics raised by reporters was Europe’s massive dependence on natural gas transmitted throu

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                            How Hatred Of Trump Birthed The Censorship-Industrial Complex

                            The Censorship Complex affects all aspects of governance, controlling the information available to you on every topic.

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                            Super Bowl Wokeism: Are You Sick of It, Too? - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                            They had someone sing the “Black National Anthem” before the Super Bowl. Are you sick of it? #MeToo. Here’s how sick of it: I actually had the pre-game show on my TV just so that I could walk out of...

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                            What Are Judeo-Christian Values? › American Greatness

                            The term "Judeo-Christian values" is frequently used. I am one who uses it. I do so for the same reason the late great British prime minister Margaret Thatcher did. "The truths of the Judaic-Christian…

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                            America Is Becoming a Corrupt Country - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                            America has been drifting toward a level of corruption incompatible with a free society and a free-market economy. Political and economic freedom depend on the presence of a level of honesty that makes it possible for people to interact with...

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                            Don't Expect A Tip For Simply Doing Your Job

                            As a national trend, we are expected to tip more money more often, while the quality of service continues its steady decline.

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                              I Thought I Was Saving Trans Kids. Now I’m Blowing the Whistle.

                              There are more than 100 pediatric gender clinics across the U.S. I worked at one. What’s happening to children is morally and medically appalling.

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                              "Clearly the Most Significant Advance on the Peace Front - Since World War II" - Jordan Peterson Bashes Nobel Committee, Praises Trump on Historic Peace Deals - Trump Responds (VIDEO)

                              Jordan Peterson was throwing down the truth bombs back in the fall of 2022. Jordan Peterson took a swipe at the clownish partisans at the Nobel Peace Prize Committee who gave Obama a peace prize for doing nothing but ignored President Trump and the histor

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                              The World Economic Forum: Making the World Safe for Autocracy › American Greatness

                              Churning out carbon emissions to fly in on their corporate jets to Davos, Switzerland, for their annual fête to make the world safe for autocracy, the World Economic Forum’s hypocrisy is once again…

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                              Miss Universe Is Just the Latest Organization Erasing Women › American Greatness

                              Another day, another biological male stealing the spotlight from biological females in the name of feminism and equality. A new Miss Universe was crowned on Saturday and the transgender owner of the…

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                              Mexico Is Not Really an American Friend › American Greatness

                              Left-wing Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador recently praised a visiting Joe Biden: “Just imagine: There are 40 million Mexicans in the United States—40 million who were born here in Mexico…

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                              America’s Police Exodus

                              The fallout of 'defund the police' is still unfolding. Just ask Brian Lande.

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                              Title 42 and You - The American Conservative

                              Biden is seeking to reopen a loophole that the Trump administration plugged with a clever and surprisingly effective legal mechanism.

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                              What Would MLK Think About the Last Two Weeks? - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                              As America celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday today, one wonders what he would have thought about several big events that took place over the last two weeks. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) both were...

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                              The Coup We Never Knew › American Greatness

                              Did someone or something seize control of the United States? What happened to the U.S. border? Where did it go? Who erased it? Why and how did 5 million people enter our country illegally?

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                              Why We Eat Black-Eyed Peas And Collard Greens on New Year's

                              Some New Year traditions you can't ignore: like cooking black-eyed peas and greens for good luck. Here's its origin and a few of our favorite recipes.

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                                What a Nutcracker Ballet Dancer Eats in a Day

                                How Jenelle Manzi fuels to combat health condition and get through her busiest season

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                                  Why Are so Many Young People Unhappy? | PragerU

                                  Why are young people so unhappy and so anxious about their future? Healthcare professionals and social scientists round up the usual suspects: drug…

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                                  Why Has the FBI Become So Political? - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                  Many Americans are troubled by FBI investigations that have interfered in elections. A recent Trafalgar Group poll found that 46.2 percent of American voters believe the Department of Justice and the FBI to be “too political, corrupt, and not to...

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                                  Why The Redefinition Of The Word ‘Woman’ Matters

                                  Until 2022, the word 'woman' was defined as, 'An adult female human being' in the Cambridge Dictionary. Then quackery took over.

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                                  8 Times Our Federal Government Ran A Protect-Biden Racket

                                  Apparently, the only thing as strong as the get-Trump attitude of the deep state is the protect-Biden stance of the federal government. 

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                                  Team Biden’s 401(k) heist could raid your retirement for a woke agenda

                                  The future earnings on your retirement nest egg are being sacrificed to advance a woke agenda.

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                                  Advice For Elon

                                  Elon Musk's effort to turn Twitter into a free speech platform has encountered angry resistance from the Left. The EU has demanded that he expand censorship, liberals have insisted that 'hate speech' has proliferated since his takeover, and so on. As Scot

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                                  A Venezuelan in America: Why I’m Grateful for Capitalism This Thanksgiving  - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                  Millions of Americans will walk into their local supermarket this week to prepare for Thanksgiving dinner. With no government-regulated grocers or price gouging driven by black markets, they will walk out with the turkey of their choosing — without wait

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                                  America's Soviet Election System - The American Conservative

                                  America may eschew the cruel details of Soviet elections, but we negate voters' agency just the same as the USSR.

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                                  The Strange Morality of the Bay-Area Billionaire Left › American Greatness

                                  “Ya. Hehe. I had to be. It’s what reputations are made of, to some extent. I feel bad for those guys who get f—ed by it, by this dumb game we woke westerners play where we say all the right…

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                                  Veterans Day: 5 things to do and say to honor America's heroes

                                  On Veterans Day, there are a number of smart ways to reach out to veterans and to military service members to thank them for all they do — here are five things families can do to honor heroes.

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                                  The Great Reset: A Perfect Storm

                                  Storms come in many forms and may consist of many different constituent elements, but when all these elements combine at the same critical moment, we call it a “perfect storm.” When such a storm is tr...

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                                  U.S. Spends $361,218 Daily to Monitor Illegal Immigrants with Faulty Smartphone System - Judicial Watch

                                  As if it weren’t egregious enough that a record 2.5 million illegal immigrants crossed into the U.S. in fiscal year 2022, the Biden administration released hundreds of thousands of them in the country with taxpayer-funded smartphones that were supposed

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                                  Two Bombings in One Night? That’s Normal Now in Sweden.

                                  My country just voted in a right-wing government. The almost 500 bombings since 2018 may have something to do with it.

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                                  Mutual Funds Are Using Your Money to Push ESG - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                  The mutual fund industry has gone “woke.” It’s not just the asset managers who screen socially “unacceptable” companies in industries involving, say, guns, fossil fuels, tobacco, or gambling. Those have been around for decades. No, there’s som

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                                  Be Thankful for Elizabeth II’s White Privilege › American Greatness

                                  “The Queen is dead. Long live the King.” And so it goes when one English monarch passes and another steps up to the throne. They change England’s national anthem from “God Save the Queen” to “God Save…

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                                  How the Queen Broke Tradition to Honor 9/11

                                  Queen Elizabeth II was nothing less than a lady with compassion and love for others. On the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the Queen made an uncommon but extraordinary move honoring those

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                                  Will I Ever See the $36 Million Oberlin College Owes Me?

                                  My family was falsely accused of racism by a powerful school in a small town. Our business was destroyed. We won our case. But the school is refusing to pay.

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                                  I'm 30. The Sexual Revolution Shackled My Generation.

                                  Sexual symmetry between men and women was, is, and always will be a lie.

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                                  Why We Lost Trust in the Expert Class › American Greatness

                                  For years, European policy makers had assured the world that the relatively rapid “transition” to “green” energy was the world’s preordained future—regardless of the costs. Accordingly…

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                                  Heritage Expert: We Are Likely Heading for Double-Digit Inflation This Fall

                                  WASHINGTON— According to the latest data released Wednesday, inflation increased yet again  in June—9.1% over the past year, marking another 40+ year record high. The cost of everyday staples rose along with the inflation rate. The price of eggs went

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                                  How To Erode the World’s Greatest Military › American Greatness

                                  The U.S. Army has met only 40 percent of its 2022 recruiting goals. In fact, all branches of the military are facing historic resistance to their current recruiting efforts. If some solution is not…

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                                  Full Circle for Feminism?

                                  Herewith my favorite reaction so far to the Dobbs decision, though it presents a problem. This Tweet, discovered second-hand (so I can't check out the source since the name is blacked out), is either a very droll troll, or . . . feminists have suddenly re

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                                  The Disappearing American? › American Greatness

                                  “Help wanted” and “Now hiring” signs are everywhere. Flights, construction projects, and healthcare services are delayed—or unavailable—due to labor shortages. Hourly and monthly wages spiral.

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                                  How Dobbs Helps Heal Roe’s Wounds to the Constitution - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                  America started anticipating the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization as soon as Justice Samuel Alito’s draft...

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                                  Study Shows Importance of Fathers - The American Conservative

                                  The Institute for Family Studies found that having a biological father in the home is a meaningful predictor of boys' life outcomes.

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                                  Free to Choose: The Rise of Non-Alcoholic Booze - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                  When you walk into a high-end cocktail bar these days, there’s a good chance you’ll notice something a little different....

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                                  Stop Doubting America and Americans as a Force for Good | National Review

                                  Too many intellectuals, journalists, and pundits make a living bemoaning what is wrong in our country, showing far more interest in the disease than in the cure.

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                                  Confronting Evil in America - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                  As I listen to the various discussions and speculations about the horrible — but all too common — mass killing...

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                                    Laying Siege to the Institutions

                                    We make a mistake in thinking about politics simply in terms of a Left versus Right dynamic. That dynamic is significant, but where the opportunity really lies today is focusing on a top versus bottom dynamic. An elite class, representing a small number o

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                                    The Inflation Draining Your Wallet Is A Whole Lot Steeper Than 8 Percent

                                    When you hear '8 percent inflation' bandied about but feel certain your costs are rising at a far higher rate, you're not crazy.

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                                    This Credit Card Will Allow You To Avoid Financing Woke Banks

                                    'We want to do for charities what WinRed has done for political giving, which is allow millions of smaller donors to have an impact.'

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                                    Here’s How Gas Prices Could Come Down Fast - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                    Want to sharply cut oil and gasoline prices and simultaneously reduce Big Oil profits and slash Russian oil earnings? Just...

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                                    Mysterious Pregnancies at All-Woman Prison

                                    The prospect of incarceration is horrifying. I imagine that a large majority of men, if given the choice, would opt to be incarcerated in a women's prison for a number of reasons beginning with safety. Until recently, that wouldn't have been possible. But

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                                    Trump's Truth Social App Launches on Apple's App Store on Presidents’ Day Holiday

                                    Former President Donald Trump's new social media venture, Truth Social, launched shortly before the Presidents’ Day holiday on Apple's App Store. The app was ...

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                                    Key Indicator Hints America Is Headed For Worst Real Estate Crash Ever

                                    A shockingly large price bubble appears to have formed in the real estate market, inflated by federal spending and money printing.

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                                    What the Truckers Want

                                    I’ve spoken to 100 of the protestors gathered in the Canadian capital. What's happening is far bigger than the vaccine mandates.

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                                    A Happier Society Would Have More Children

                                    Americans are the unhappiest they've been in more than half a century, and they're not having children either.

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                                    I’m a Public School Teacher. The Kids Aren’t Alright.

                                    My students were taught to think of themselves as vectors of disease. This has fundamentally altered their understanding of themselves.

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                                    Why, Really, Is Everything So Expensive? - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                    Don’t blame Domino’s for altering its $7.99 chicken wings carryout deal from 10 to eight pieces. Blame Washington. Don’t blame...

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                                    What Is the Great Reset?

                                    The following is adapted from a talk delivered at Hillsdale College on November 7, 2021, during a Center for Constructive Alternatives conference on “The Great Reset.”

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                                    2021 Man of the Year: The American Troops - Washington Free Beacon

                                    As the fragile Afghan democracy collapsed this year amid a bungled evacuation by President Joe Biden, the U.S. military stood its ground, defending freedom until its final moments in the war-torn country—which were marred by a terrorist attack that kill

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                                      Why We Eat Black-Eyed Peas and Collard Greens on New Year's

                                      For anyone who has taken this tradition for granted, here's its origin.

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                                      Evidence That Most Americans Have Not Gone Mad

                                      The word 'gender' is a slightly more genteel way of saying 'sex.' That is was how it was always understood until leftists hijacked the word a few years ago, asserting that while there are only two sexes, male and female, defined by XX vs XY chromosomes, t

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                                        Inflation Is Ruining My Family’s Christmas Gift-giving | National Review

                                        And no, ‘greedy meat conglomerates’ are not to blame. The Biden administration is.

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                                          'It's just lovely': Man who has been Santa Claus for the past 35 years shares his journey

                                          With the holiday season upon us and Christmas approaching soon, a professional Santa Claus from England shares his ...

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                                            Israel Warns Biden on Iran - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                            Last week, the Israeli government warned President Biden that the new U.S. approach to Iran, seeking to revive former president...

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                                            Will Disparate Impact Destroy America?

                                            The theory of disparate impact is one of the most pernicious doctrines in the history of American law, and it has spread generally through the culture. Last night on the Tucker Carlson show, with Brian Kilmeade hosting, Heather Mac Donald explained in jus

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                                            Thank You, G-d, for America - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                            Thank you, G-d, for America. Thank you for directing Christopher Columbus in the wrong geographical direction when he set sail...

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                                            Is Ensuring Election Integrity Anti-Democratic?

                                            If the rhetoric we hear from the Left today is correct—if voter ID requirements and restrictions on absentee (or even mail-in) voting are un-democratic—then so are the countries of Europe and the rest of the developed world. But this is utter nonsense

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                                            The Real Crime in Kenosha - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                            The media crime syndicate strikes again, targeting a teenager and creating mayhem in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Will they pay a price?...

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                                              The White Supremacy Hoax - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                              As the 2022 midterms approach, the Democrats face what may well be an insurmountable obstacle blocking their attempt to retain...

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                                              Are Americans In Favor of Free Speech?

                                              Periodically you see a poll that suggests support for free speech in the U.S. is weak, and that the First Amendment wouldn't be adopted by contemporary Americans. But this Rasmussen survey finds something quite different: A new national telephone and onli

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                                              Pastor: Do Champions of Socialism Realize That Karl Marx Held a Deep Belief in God?

                                              Karl Marx, the father of scientific socialism, once wrote that he knew he was born to God but ...

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                                              The January 6 Insurrection Hoax

                                              Of course, it is absolutely critical to the Democratic Party narrative that the January 6 incident be made to seem as violent and crazed as possible. Hence the comparisons to 9/11, Pearl Harbor, and the Civil War. Only thus can pro-Trump Americans be excl

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                                              Should People Earn the Privilege to Vote? | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                              A recent Pew poll found that 46 percent of Millennials believe that a technocracy where unelected experts would make policy...

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                                              Critical Race Theory Will Destroy Our Military

                                              As a young Marine Corps first lieutenant assigned to an infantry battalion in the late 1980s, I had charge of the unit transport section of operators, mechanics, and supervisors tasked with taking care of our fleet of combat vehicles. This group of Marine

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                                              Many are illegally crossing US border not because of violence — but for money

                                              Illegal immigration to the US is flourishing — and so are the mischaracterizations about why migrants are coming here.

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                                              In Praise of White Men | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                              For the last week or so, I have been living in the middle of a construction zone. In defiance of...

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                                                  Scottish inventor paves roads made out of plastic pellets to reduce the world's plastic-waste crisis

                                                  The facts on plastic pollution just keep getting more dire. A 2016 MacArthur Foundation report found that "only 14 ...

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                                                    A Great New Idea for Reducing Police Shootings | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                                    Our country’s social stasis is disrupted terribly by police shootings. Now that police wear body cams and members of the...

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                                                    Critical Race Theory: What It Is and How to Fight It

                                                    No longer simply an academic matter, critical race theory has become a tool of political power. To borrow a phrase from the Marxist theoretician Antonio Gramsci, it is fast achieving “cultural hegemony” in America’s public institutions. More and mor

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                                                      How Much Has the Earth Actually Warmed?

                                                      Maybe the only good thing about covid hysteria is that it has, for a while, drowned out global warming hysteria. Still, many people have the impression that global temperatures have warmed alarmingly in recent decades. Unfortunately, there is no reliable

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                                                      Do Not Look Away From Evil

                                                      The first step to stopping Anti-Asian hate is to see it clearly.

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                                                      Japanese Cherry Blossoms: Spring’s Glorious Fleeting Celebration

                                                      Bright pink cherry blossoms against a brilliant blue sky is a sight unlike any other in the world. ...

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                                                      America Is Petroleum-Independent, for Now | National Review

                                                      Team Biden should not sacrifice these gains in a headlong rush toward an ambitious green agenda.

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                                                      Cicadas living underground for past 17 years to emerge in these states this summer

                                                      A brood of periodical cicadas is set to emerge from underground for the first time in 17 years.

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                                                      Border Must Be Secured Before Any Talk of Amnesty—Rep. Byron Donalds on Immigration | CPAC 2021

                                                      At the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), we sit down with Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.), who gives his perspective on how to fix America’s broke...

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                                                      Opinion: Lies the Supreme Court Told Me

                                                      Commentary In a fashion we must now regard as entirely predictable the Supreme Court of the United States ...

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                                                      What Happened In Texas

                                                      The best explanation of Texas's prolonged blackout was published by Mitch Rolling yesterday at AmericanExperiment.org. Texas gets electricity from six sources: coal, nuclear, natural gas, solar, hydro and wind. How did those sources perform, and what cont

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                                                        Trump's Efforts to Fight Sex Trafficking Made 'Incredible Impact': SHAREtogether Founder

                                                        Jaco Booyens is the founder of SHAREtogether,  a nonprofit organization dedicated to combating child sex trafficking.

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                                                          China’s Warfooting in Space | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                                          In 2018, China launched 39 space rockets into near-Earth orbit and beyond, beating out the U.S. (with 34 launches), and...

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                                                            Man pays off $50,000 in student loan debt within a year by doing over 300 odd jobs

                                                            A Hawaiian man has achieved a feat that many students may deem impossible. He has paid off over $50,000 ...

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                                                              Franklin Graham Blasts Republicans Who Betrayed Trump, Compares Them to Judas | Todd Starnes

                                                              Before you read my commentary I want to strongly urge you to sign up for my free newsletter. It’s your... View Article

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                                                                The Politics of Patrisse Cullors, Founder of Black Lives Matter | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                                                “We actually do have an ideological frame,” says Black Lives Matter founder Patrisse Cullors of herself and co-founder Alicia Garza....

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                                                                ‘Transwomen Are Women’ and Other Polite Lies | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                                                Let me ask you something: Why don’t people trust their instincts?” It’s a great line, delivered by serial killer Martin...

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                                                                Former Special Forces Officer Warns of Color Revolution Tactics Used Against Trump

                                                                Color revolution tactics used against foreign leaders are now used by Trump's opponents to oust him, a former special forces officer warned.

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                                                                  Whole Foods CEO condemns socialism as ‘trickle-up poverty’

                                                                  Whole Foods CEO John Mackey urged his fellow corporate leaders to join him in beating back the rising tide of socialism — an ideology he fears will plunge the world into poverty. In a recent interv…

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                                                                    James Bond Actor Sir Sean Connery Dies at 90 | National Review

                                                                    The Academy Award–winner reportedly passed away in his sleep while in the Bahamas.

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                                                                      Where Did America the Beautiful Go? | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                                                      Thursday Fantastic. It’s another perfect day here. Clear skies. Blue. No clouds. No humidity. Slight breeze. Seventy-five degrees. My pool...

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                                                                        The America I Love Does Not Pepper-Spray Jews | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                                                                        I’ll be straightforward about this. I am scared of a Biden/Harris victory. I will tell you why: A few days...

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                                                                            Exclusive: $1 billion-plus riot damage is most expensive in insurance history

                                                                            The violence after George Floyd's death is the costliest since the 1992 L.A. riots.

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                                                                              What's Wrong with Wind and Solar?

                                                                              Are wind, solar, and batteries the magical solutions to all our energy needs? Or do they come with too high a price? Mark Mills, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, analyzes the true cost — both economic and environmental — of so-called green en

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                                                                                  Police Go Where the Crime Is

                                                                                  Are the police friend or foe? Are they necessary to preserve order, or are they unnecessarily intrusive? Do they have society’s best interest in mind, or are they racist and violent? Heather Mac Donald, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, analyzes

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                                                                                    Facts emerging on Jacob Blake shooting contradict the narrative that sparked riots

                                                                                    It is stunning how many recent riots over purported racial injustice have been based on phony stories. Ferguson, Missouri was pillaged and burned over the false contention that  Michael Brown was gunned down with his hands up (the Obama Justice ...

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                                                                                      MRCTV on Twitter

                                                                                      “MUST SEE: Democratic state Rep. John Deberry Jr. delivers an incredibly powerful speech on race in America. https://t.co/Q34HouVGYC”

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                                                                                        Lavender Sales Are Surging Amid Pandemic

                                                                                        Lavender sales are surging among people seeking relief from stress and sleep deprivation during the pandemic.

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                                                                                          Sons use e-books to help virus-stricken dad, other patients

                                                                                          LONDON (AP) — Geoff Woolf gave his sons a love for literature. When he got sick with COVID-19, they turned to books to help him — and others. The 73-year-old retired lawyer was hospitalized...

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                                                                                              Police Save Thousands From Drug Overdoses Every Year | The American SpectatorThe American Spectator

                                                                                              Following the death of George Floyd, a nationwide campaign is claiming that all police officers are racists who disproportionately kill...

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                                                                                                Family plants 10 sunflower fields for everyone to enjoy for free

                                                                                                Johnny Fish has been planting sunflower fields in the north metro for five-plus years.

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                                                                                                  Nikki Haley, capitalism, and fighting the coronavirus pandemic | American Enterprise Institute - AEI

                                                                                                  Of course federal research spending is important. But ignoring the indispensable role of the private sector in frontier-pushing innovation and tech progress is a massive mistake. The development of a coronavirus cure is no exception.