[ad_1] Nancy Pelosi showed off her basket of fancy chocolates this week at home in her mansion. A poll of restaurant and bar owners found that 80% of owners are not sure they will ever reopen after the government enforced shutdown of their businesses. Four of five restaurants may never reopen.And Nancy Pelosi refused to
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[ad_1] Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., November 30, 2018. (Jim Young/Reuters) 1990—Dissenting in Osborne v. Ohio, Justices Brennan, Marshall, and Stevens opine that possession of child pornography is protected by the First Amendment. Though unmoored from any plausible meaning of the First Amendment, their position is
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[ad_1] Almost every day, more studies, strange data, anecdotal reporting, and theories emerge about the virus, many of which could change existing conventional wisdom. In discussions about the nature of any existing sero-prevalence in California, and about how even apparently small percentages of those already infected in the population could radically alter rates of epidemic
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[ad_1] Bernie Sanders has spent the last several years talking about a revolution to topple the establishment. Now he is sending fundraising emails on behalf of the establishment. How can anyone blame his supporters for being annoyed? The Hill reports: TRENDING: RETALIATION? Michigan’s Democrat Governor Threatens to EXTEND Stay-At-Home Order in Response to #OperationGridlock Protesters
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[ad_1] Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) falsely accused President Trump Friday of killing Americans hit by the COVID-19 Chinese coronavirus by not sending ventilators. No American has gone without a ventilator who needed one let alone died for a lack of one, even though at times there has been panic about potential shortages that did not
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[ad_1] Medical technicians take a sample to test for the coronavirus at a drive-through testing site in Medford, Mass., April 4, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) My piece yesterday went through some of the evidence, but new information keeps flooding in: First, researchers at Stanford gave antibody tests — which detect whether someone had COVID in the
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[ad_1] President Donald Trump and administration officials indicated that testing for the coronavirus is headed for a big increase, as the administration moves toward reopening the economy.  “Earlier this week the [Food and Drug Administration] authorized two new antibody tests, which is very exciting, that will determine whether someone has been previously infected with the
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[ad_1] One of my favorite magazine writers, Sam Anderson, has profiled one of my favorite figures in pop culture: Weird Al Yankovic. It’s just about the perfect thing to read to get a mental break right now. What was most fascinating was a peek into the slightly obsessive and meticulous creative process behind Yankovic’s song
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[ad_1] It’s reasonable to assume that the vast majority of Americans process news and data, and calculate that self-quarantining, wearing masks, and social distancing make sense for themselves, their families, and the country. Free people act out of self-preservation, but they shouldn’t be coerced to act through the authoritarian whims of the state. Yet this
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[ad_1] From a foreign policy perspective, the COVID-19 pandemic shows why the United States should be in the business of preserving and advancing freedom, civil society, and other democratic values in practical partnerships with like-minded and willing allies, such as South Korea. In fact, South Korea’s response to the coronavirus outbreak has been exemplary. That
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