Senator Blocking Senior Military Promotions Over DOD Abortion Policy

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Senator Blocking Senior Military Promotions Over DOD Abortion Policy Sen. Tommy Tuberville is under bipartisan fire for his month-long blockade of promotions for generals and admirals, as the Alabama Republican demands the Pentagon halt its controversial abortion policy. In October, the Department of Defense announced it would start covering travel and transportation costs for service members […]

All Talk, No Action On China

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All Talk, No Action On China Authored by Derek Scissors via RealClear Wire, It might be easy to embrace recent warnings against a bellicose bipartisan consensus in Washington regarding China. But the real peril is that the true China consensus — which includes Democrats and Republicans, the administration and Congress — is to do nothing […]

India’s Grid Strained By Burgeoning Power Demand

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India’s Grid Strained By Burgeoning Power Demand By John Kemp, senior market analyst India’s electricity transmission system is coming under increasing strain as booming power demand outstrips growth in despatchable generation. Mild temperatures in February and March have masked the struggle to meet fast-growing loads from industry as well as for refrigeration and air-conditioning. But […]

US Air Force Abandons Lockheed Hypersonic Weapon Program After Test Failure

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US Air Force Abandons Lockheed Hypersonic Weapon Program After Test Failure The US Air Force has announced plans to end the Lockheed Martin hypersonic weapons program. Air Force Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Andrew Hunter confirmed the major development in testimony given to a House Armed Services subcommittee on Wednesday. He said the Air Force doesn’t “currently […]

John Kerry Says New Climate Change Executive Orders Are Coming

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John Kerry Says New Climate Change Executive Orders Are Coming Authored by Ryan Morgan via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), President Joe Biden is preparing a series of new executive orders to address climate change, according to recent comments by his special envoy on climate-related issues, John Kerry. U.S. Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry […]

Here’s How Wall Street’s March Madness Brackets Have Fared

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Here’s How Wall Street’s March Madness Brackets Have Fared How has your March Madness bracket fared? Many have been completely demolished over the last few weeks.  This March is the craziest in decades. For the first time since 1979, not a single No. 1, 2, or 3 seed will advance to the NCAA Division I […]

Politics Is Turning Us Into Idiots

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Politics Is Turning Us Into Idiots Authored by Lipton Matthews via The Mises Institute, Political correctness in Western societies fosters polarization and a toxic culture of ignorance. Although people are rightly outraged by the cancellation of prominent figures, the most glaring consequence of political correctness is the proliferation of ignorance. When speakers are cancelled for contradicting sacrosanct […]

Will FedNow Enable Greater Deposit Flight From Troubled Banks?

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Will FedNow Enable Greater Deposit Flight From Troubled Banks? Authored by Brian Clark via Knowledge Leaders Capital blog, The failures of Silvergate Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank, and the current struggles of First Republic and Pacific West Bank have seen bank deposits flee to the perceived safety of large banks. In the chart below, […]

RESTRICT Act Is Orwellian Censorship Grab Disguised As Anti-TikTok Legislation

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RESTRICT Act Is Orwellian Censorship Grab Disguised As Anti-TikTok Legislation The RESTRICT Act, introduced by Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tom Thune (R-SD), is aimed at blocking or disrupting transactions and financial holdings linked to foreign adversaries that pose a risk to national security, however the language of the bill could be used to give […]