Joe Manchin is making a big mistake about what it means to be ‘entitled’

Joe Biden’s human infrastructure bill (aka Build Back Better) promises the largest expansion of the social safety net since Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society. It is also one of the most pro-women and pro-child bills in US history. Among its progressive provisions are expanded child tax credits, paid leave and assistance with childcare expenses.
According to Axios, one reason the bill has stalled in Congress is due to US Senator Joe Manchin’s demand that only one of these progressive provisions be included in the final version of the bill.

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KT McFarland: Colin Powell’s greatest gift to us all

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I first met Colin Powell, who died Monday, in the Pentagon in the early years of the Reagan administration. 
He was Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger’s military assistant; I was the secretary’s speechwriter. We were in and out of each other’s offices a dozen times every day. We were an odd pair in those days—there weren’t many Black flag officers and even fewer women in Pentagon senior leadership.
Gen. Colin Powell almost wasn’t—a general, that is. After Vietnam, he was passed over for promotion.

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KT McFarland: Colin Powell’s greatest gift to us all

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
I first met Colin Powell, who died Monday, in the Pentagon in the early years of the Reagan administration. 
He was Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger’s military assistant; I was the secretary’s speechwriter. We were in and out of each other’s offices a dozen times every day. We were an odd pair in those days—there weren’t many Black flag officers and even fewer women in Pentagon senior leadership.
Gen. Colin Powell almost wasn’t—a general, that is. After Vietnam, he was passed over for promotion.

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KT McFarland: Colin Powell’s greatest gift to us all

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
I first met Colin Powell, who died Monday, in the Pentagon in the early years of the Reagan administration. 
He was Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger’s military assistant; I was the secretary’s speechwriter. We were in and out of each other’s offices a dozen times every day. We were an odd pair in those days—there weren’t many Black flag officers and even fewer women in Pentagon senior leadership.
Gen. Colin Powell almost wasn’t—a general, that is. After Vietnam, he was passed over for promotion.

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The curse of the ignored modern prophets

Rep. Barbara Lee

For decades, I kept a poster on my wall that I’d saved from the year I turned 16. In its upper left-hand corner was a black-and-white photo of a white man in a grey suit. Before him spread a cobblestone plaza. All you could see were the man and the stones. Its caption read, “He stood up alone and something happened.”
It was 1968. “He” was Minnesota Senator Eugene McCarthy.

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The Foreign Policy “Credibility” Argument Is, Well, Not Credible

This summer, as U.S. troops beat a hasty and chaotic retreat from Afghanistan, the foreign policy community both here and abroad was near unanimous in its belief that President Biden had done grievous harm to America’s international credibility.
Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster declared there would be “severe political consequences in connection with our credibility with our allies and partners.” Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said events in Afghanistan “will certainly harm America’s credibility with its friends and allies.

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Welcome back to ‘70s-style stagflation misery, thanks to Uncle Joe

A feckless Team Biden has set America up for a new round of 1970s-style stagflation. The similarities between then and now are eerie.
Seventies stagflation resulted from profligate fiscal policy, politicized monetary policy and food and energy shocks. President Lyndon Johnson’s guns-and-butter decision to simultaneously finance both the Vietnam War and his Great Society programs triggered a wave of demand-pull inflation.
After President Richard Nixon appointed Arthur Burns as Federal Reserve chair, Burns cranked up the Fed printing press in support of Nixon’s re-election efforts.

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Welcome back to ‘70s-style stagflation misery, thanks to Uncle Joe

A feckless Team Biden has set America up for a new round of 1970s-style stagflation. The similarities between then and now are eerie.
Seventies stagflation resulted from profligate fiscal policy, politicized monetary policy and food and energy shocks. President Lyndon Johnson’s guns-and-butter decision to simultaneously finance both the Vietnam War and his Great Society programs triggered a wave of demand-pull inflation.
After President Richard Nixon appointed Arthur Burns as Federal Reserve chair, Burns cranked up the Fed printing press in support of Nixon’s re-election efforts.

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Welcome back to ‘70s-style stagflation misery, thanks to Uncle Joe

A feckless Team Biden has set America up for a new round of 1970s-style stagflation. The similarities between then and now are eerie.
Seventies stagflation resulted from profligate fiscal policy, politicized monetary policy and food and energy shocks. President Lyndon Johnson’s guns-and-butter decision to simultaneously finance both the Vietnam War and his Great Society programs triggered a wave of demand-pull inflation.
After President Richard Nixon appointed Arthur Burns as Federal Reserve chair, Burns cranked up the Fed printing press in support of Nixon’s re-election efforts.

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Yoo Hoo, Tucker Carlson, We’re Here and We’ve Got Your Back

Jonathan Greenblatt at the so-called Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is back at it again, demanding Tucker Carlson’s termination at Fox News for speaking simple obvious truths that have absolutely no bearing on matters pertaining to Jews or to bigotry. So it now devolves on me once again to join this nonsensical fray on the other side — to defend Tucker, to reiterate that Greenblatt simply is an Obama Administration holdover who managed to get hired by the ADL after Obama’s people found themselves out of jobs when that Administration’s tenure ended.

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