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The chief executive of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said at a conference Tuesday that to address the record high job vacancies, the U.S. should seek to double the nation’s number of legal immigrants. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s president and chief executive, Suzanne P. Clark, said Tuesday at the group’s State of American Business conference that the
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President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the grounds of Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Ga., January 11, 2022. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) In his wisdom, Joe Biden has decided to declare there’s a crisis in our democracy that can only be fixed if two bills pass in the next several days that aren’t going
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During a fawning interview with The Washington Post Magazine last week, NBC weatherman Al Roker arrogantly told writer Eric Easter that he gets no “pushback” against his left-wing climate change activism from his media colleagues. He argued that to the degree any skepticism exists in his industry, “nobody takes those people very seriously.” “No one
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Jennifer Lawrence in Don’t Look Up (Netflix/Screenshot via Youtube) Netflix’s Don’t Look Up has proven unpopular on the review site “Rotten Tomatoes.” It has had mixed reviews at National Review where Kevin Williamson liked it, Kyle Smith hated it, and Ross Douthat found its satirical elements unconvincing. Written by Adam McKay, the star-studded movie tells
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1. Devastating fire in the Bronx: TREMONT, Bronx (WABC) — Hospitals are desperately working to save the lives of more than a dozen people critically injured by smoke in a fire that killed 17, including eight children, in the Bronx, while the investigation is focused on a door that should have closed automatically but did
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From left: Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, and others at a meeting with Iranian officials in Switzerland in 2015. (Brendan Smialowski/Pool/Reuters) Deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman said today that she’s hopeful she can reach an agreement with her Russian counterpart in strategic-stability
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Hypocrisy and lies from politicians are so rampant in Washington that hardly anyone pays them much attention anymore. Perhaps that is why our cynicism about so many things political deepens and distrust of our institutions is pervasive. A co-conspirator in all of this is Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who has set the middle
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The push to sanction Russia over the pipeline is a dangerous adventure in mercantilism at the expense of international cooperation. Sanction this. Sanction that. The Department of the Treasury is currently administering dozens of sanction programs designed to change the behavior of certain countries. And yet, no one seems to ask the important question: Do
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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has tested positive for COVID-19 according to a statement from her office. “She is experiencing symptoms and recovering at home,” the statement said. “The Congresswoman received her booster this fall and encourages everyone to get their booster and follow CDC guidelines.”  Apparently, the vaccine and a follow-up booster were unable to prevent
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As we move on from the January 6 anniversary, two truths, a question, and a problem about incitement. One truth is the 2020 campaign never really ended. On paper Joe Biden became president and Donald Trump became a real estate developer again, but in reality Biden is simply a placeholder and Trump an active candidate
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Conservative social media app Parler has obtained $20 million in funding. First reported by Axios, a filing with federal securities regulators revealed a $20 million donation. It is unclear who provided the funds. Rebekah Mercer, a Trump supporter and frequent donor to Republicans, was the founding investor of Parler. Mercer was listed as a director
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Already deadly protests against the government of Kazakhstan have continued and the deaths continue to mount. That is according to new reports from BBC News, which shares that nearly 200 have died and almost 6,000 have been arrested in the government’s actions. The nation requested troops to help stop the violence, to which Russia happily
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As the Supreme Court takes up the live controversy over President Biden’s attempt to enforce vaccine mandates on private businesses via the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak made the lead slot Saturday: “Conservative Majority on Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of Biden’s Vaccine Plan.” But Liptak’s 1,500-word
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Police officers check the COVID vaccination status of shoppers after the Austrian government imposed a lockdown on roughly two million people who are not fully vaccinated in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2021. (Lisi Niesner/Reuters) When COVID hit, most political leaders went all in for measures to stop the spread, without considering the collateral damage such
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