The FBI Did It? LOL

Tim Miller on MAGA's newest insurrection conspiracy theory.

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The FBI Did It? LOL

TIM MILLER: Understanding MAGA's newest insurrection conspiracy theory.

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Joanne Lipman on the Great Reopening

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🚨OVERTIME 🚨

Is Infrastructure Week finally here?

We’ll see, but statements like these are not common in the Senate. A lot can go wrong, but it seems clear that there is at least some agreement on a total.

I lack the faith… That Arkansas is going to flip blue, but this is a compelling ad.

Questioning Industrial Policy… Scott Lincicome and Huan Zhu at CATO have this worthwhile (and very long!) working paper explaining why government manufacturing plans are “inefficient and unnecessary.”

Here’s a taste of the conclusion:

Surely, not every U.S. industrial policy effort has ended in disaster, but facts here and abroad argue strongly against new government efforts to boost “critical” industries and workers and thereby fix alleged market failures. Such efforts warrant intense skepticism – skepticism that today is unfortunately in short supply.

Yikes… If you didn’t think Tucker Carlson was crazy enough about the insurrection, can I present the latest from Paul Gosar?

Getting anti-trust decidedly wrong… A must read from friend and former neighbor Patrick Hedger:

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