France’s Agony Over Sub Deal Couldn’t Be Helped for 09/23/2021

About France and its submarines: Australia’s decision to cancel a $60 billion contract to buy them and purchase American nuclear subs instead had to hurt. In response, France’s foreign minister called the U.S.-backed move a “stab in the back,” and President Emmanuel Macron recalled his ambassadors from both Washington and Canberra.
The backstory should take precedence over the drama flowing from the rift between America and its oldest ally. It centers on a growing alarm at Chinese aggression in the Pacific and how seriously the U.S.

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Biden Is to Blame for the Border Misery

In March of 2020, the Trump administration effectively closed the border, citing the Covid-19 pandemic in order to invoke Title 42, a little-used public health provision in the U.S. code. It quickly became clear that this was not, in fact, necessary to combat the pandemic—it was a pretext to enact the twisted white nationalist fantasies animating the president’s immigration policies.

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Lawsuit challenging Texas pro-life law looks like a ridiculous setup

The first lawsuit against a Texas abortion doctor who allegedly violated the state’s new pro-life law has been filed, and it is just as weak and bogus as the other attempts made by abortion advocates to strike down the law.
The suit was filed by Arkansas citizen Oscar Stilley, who admitted that he is a “disbarred and disgraced former Arkansas lawyer” and a felon currently on house arrest. The first two pages of his complaint have almost nothing to do with the Texas law at all. Instead, he complains about his felony conviction and sentencing, which he claims were “baseless.

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There’s No Constitutional Right to Interracial (or Same-Sex) Marriage, Says the Architect of the Texas “Heartbeat Bill”

In an earlier post, I noted that the vast majority of the 81 briefs in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health supporting Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban were mum about Obergefell v. Hodges, which held same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry under the 14th Amendment’s Due Process Clause. My review also indicates that most of them have relatively little to say explicitly about any of the other substantive due process precedents–preferring to treat Roe and Casey like tumors that can be excised without affecting the rest of the body.

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There’s No Constitutional Right to Interracial (or Same-Sex) Marriage, Says the Architect of the Texas “Heartbeat Bill”

In an earlier post, I noted that the vast majority of the 81 briefs in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health supporting Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban were mum about Obergefell v. Hodges, which held same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry under the 14th Amendment’s Due Process Clause. My review also indicates that most of them have relatively little to say explicitly about any of the other substantive due process precedents–preferring to treat Roe and Casey like tumors that can be excised without affecting the rest of the body.

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Inside the Clinton campaign’s far-reaching operation to cyber-stalk Donald Trump

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
Last week’s indictment of Democrat Party lawyer Michael A. Sussmann was met with a collective yawn in Washington. But, in truth, the indictment exposes a far-reaching operation launched by Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign to cyber-stalk Donald Trump, his friends, associates, and at least one family member in search of supposed links to Russia.

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Inside the Clinton campaign’s far-reaching operation to cyber-stalk Donald Trump

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
Last week’s indictment of Democrat Party lawyer Michael A. Sussmann was met with a collective yawn in Washington. But, in truth, the indictment exposes a far-reaching operation launched by Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign to cyber-stalk Donald Trump, his friends, associates, and at least one family member in search of supposed links to Russia.

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Inside the Clinton campaign’s far-reaching operation to cyber-stalk Donald Trump

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
Last week’s indictment of Democrat Party lawyer Michael A. Sussmann was met with a collective yawn in Washington. But, in truth, the indictment exposes a far-reaching operation launched by Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign to cyber-stalk Donald Trump, his friends, associates, and at least one family member in search of supposed links to Russia.

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Public pensions must divest from China

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
China’s military grows stronger every day. And American taxpayer dollars are helping to fund its expansion. 
In California, top officials have allowed the investment of more than $3 billion to fund China’s Belt and Road Initiative, where they debt trap financially strapped countries. The Initiative expands the Red Dragon’s footprint worldwide with loans to build infrastructure, including deep-water ports and airports in other countries.

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Public pensions must divest from China

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
China’s military grows stronger every day. And American taxpayer dollars are helping to fund its expansion. 
In California, top officials have allowed the investment of more than $3 billion to fund China’s Belt and Road Initiative, where they debt trap financially strapped countries. The Initiative expands the Red Dragon’s footprint worldwide with loans to build infrastructure, including deep-water ports and airports in other countries.

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