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Biden Accidentally Reveals Very Specific Cheat Sheet Reminding Him How to Act

Biden Accidentally Reveals Very Specific Cheat Sheet Reminding Him How to Act

By Rita Li A cheat sheet giving U.S. President Joe Biden specific instructions on how to behave was captured on camera during a June 23 conference. The 79-year-old president unintentionally held up the pre-written staff notes, titled “Offshore Wind Drop-By Sequence of Events” at a White House meeting with wind-industry executives. The snapped sheet contains a list of…

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US Retailers Facing a Potential Wave of Bankruptcies

By Naveen Athrappully The U.S. retail industry might be at the precipice of a massive wave of bankruptcies, according to multiple experts, as customers struggle with shrinking purchasing power amid rising inflation. “We have potentially a perfect storm brewing,” Sally Henry, a professor of law at Texas Tech Law School and former partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate,…

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Justice Thomas: Supreme Court Should Reconsider Rulings on Same-Sex Marriage, Contraception

By Jack Phillips Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote Friday that the high court should reconsider rulings on contraception, same-sex relationships, and same-sex marriage in a solo concurring opinion released Friday that struck down Roe v. Wade. The Republican-appointed justice argued that the Supreme Court should reconsider other cases that fall under prior due process precedents. “I write separately…

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Kansas to Be First Test of Voter Sentiment in the ‘Post-Roe’ Era

By John Haughey The first ballot test of the official, newly-minted “post-Roe era” will be on Aug. 2, when Kansas voters are presented with a proposed amendment on their primary ballots that declares there is no constitutional right to abortion. The Kansas Value Them Both Amendment is the first of four proposed constitutional amendments addressing abortion that will go before…

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Roe v. Wade Abortion Precedent

By Matthew Vadum By a vote of 6–3 on June 24, the Supreme Court formally overturned Roe v. Wade, the seminal 1973 precedent which struck down a swath of federal and state laws restricting abortion and largely legalized the procedure nationwide. The 116-page ruling also reversed the 1992 companion precedent known as Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which held that…

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Fed’s Powell Contradicts Biden’s Claim That Ukraine War Is Biggest Inflation Driver

By Katabella Roberts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday admitted that inflation levels were already high before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, contradicting the Biden administration’s insistence that skyrocketing price increases are largely due to Moscow’s “special military operation” in the eastern European country. Powell made the admission during a Senate Banking Committee hearing after Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) questioned the Fed chairman over…

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The Gas-Tax Holiday Is a Trap

By Jeffrey A. Tucker News Analysis The Biden administration is under intense pressure as the universal loathing of inflation has unleashed public fury. The most salient increase is in gas prices. They have doubled since inauguration, and the record highs have upended all summer travels, made work commutes unbearably expensive, and severely damaged family finances. The producer costs…

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House Republicans Voice Opposition to Senate Gun Control Legislation

By Frank Fang House GOP leaders have announced that they will vote against the Senate’s gun control bill, with House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) saying he will whip voting against the measure. Lauren Fine, Scalise’s spokesperson, told Fox News Digital on June 22 that the No. 2 House Republican will encourage his fellow Republicans to vote “no.” “In…

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Senate Breaks Filibuster on Gun Deal, Clearing the Way for Final Passage

By Joseph Lord The U.S. Senate on June 23 voted to break the filibuster on a controversial gun deal hammered out between Republicans and Democrats, clearing the way for its final passage. The bill, as with most bills in the Senate, needed the support of at least 60 lawmakers to overcome the filibuster threshold and close out…

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Supreme Court Rules New York’s Concealed-Carry Gun Law Is Unconstitutional

By Matthew Vadum The Supreme Court voted 6–3 on June 23 to strike down New York state’s draconian concealed-carry gun permitting system on constitutional grounds. The Supreme Court has been strengthening Second Amendment protections in recent years and observers have said the court’s 6–3 conservative supermajority could help expand gun ownership protections. In District of Columbia v. Heller…

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Supreme Court Allows GOP Legal Defense of North Carolina’s Embattled Voter ID Law

By Matthew Vadum The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 on June 23 that North Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature must be allowed to step in to advocate for a heavily litigated voter ID law in court because Josh Stein, the state’s Democratic attorney general, allegedly isn’t doing enough to defend the statute. Republican lawmakers have long complained that Stein’s advocacy has…

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‘Next Stage’ of Inflation Incoming, Economist Says

By Petr Svab Americans hammered by rising inflation should brace for the economy to get even more precarious, an economist has warned. Inflation comes in several stages and the next one the United States is facing won’t be pretty, he suggested based on historical precedent. Inflation has been ramping up for more than a year after gigantic…

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NRA Responds to Senate’s Gun-Control Bill

By Jack Phillips The National Rifle Association (NRA) responded to the Senate’s gun control package by saying it “falls short on every level.” “The NRA will support legislation that improves school security, promotes mental health services, and helps reduce violent crime. However, we will oppose this gun control legislation because it falls short at every level.…

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