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Month: September 2021

Ames Glass Announces Strategic Partnership With GCS Glass and Mirror Austin Texas

Austin, United States – September 26, 2021 — Ames Glass, a specialist manufacturer and installer of flat glass and mirror products based in Austin, Texas, is delighted to announce that they have entered into a strategic partnership with GCS Glass and Mirror as the Austin, Texas location. As a consequence of the partnership, both companies will now be…

Talking About Class in America

Here are 12 observations about the much ignored and much abused status dynamic that makes up society. There is probably no topic on which confusion is more widespread than that of class in the United States. Equivocation about the meanings of words such as “elite” is widespread and often willful. Any attempt at a thorough…

Navigating New York City’s Covid Mandates

Think the vaccine-hesitant are dumb, nutty, or uninformed? Think again. A dangerous knee-jerk anti-intellectualism has taken hold of those who think of themselves as our “thinking classes,” the people George Packer, in his probing Atlantic essay on“the Four Americas”, christened “Smart America.” As another recent Atlantic essay, echoed by President Biden himself, explained, such people…

Making Ukraine a NATO Member in All but Name

Despite the protests of allies such as France and Germany, the U.S. is pursuing an arrogant, unwise, and potentially very dangerous policy. NATO flag in the foreground with the flag of Ukraine in the background. (VItalii Vodolaskyi/Shutterstock) A festering disagreement between the United States and several European allies, especially France and Germany, about whether to…

War is Big Business

Corporate America benefits from the warfare state. Everyone else pays. The famed military-industrial complex was in trouble in mid-1990. The Berlin Wall had fallen. The Warsaw Pact had lost its purpose. The Soviet Union was tottering. Colin Powell would soon muse that he was running out of enemies.It looked like America could finally pare down…

Terry McAuliffe Calls to Lower Price Tag on Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill

Terry McAuliffe participates in a campaign event at in Arlington, Virginia, July 23, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe said he thought the price tag on the Biden administration’s $3.5 trillion spending plan is “too high,” at a debate with Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin on Tuesday ahead of the state gubernatorial elections. “I…

Biden Cancels Trip to Chicago amid Stalled Negotiations over Infrastructure

President Joe Biden walks from Marine One as he returns from Camp David to the White House in Washington, D.C., September 26, 2021. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) President Biden canceled a trip to Chicago planned for Wednesday, and will remain in Washington, D.C., amid stalled negotiations over Democrats’ infrastructure legislation, the White House said on Tuesday. Biden…

No Time to Die: James Bond vs. the Pandemic

Bond 25 cuts a little too close to the bone. Where’s the fun? NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he new James Bond flick No Time to Die takes place amid the prospect of a worldwide pandemic unleashed from a laboratory where scientists are specifically trying to engineer insanely dangerous biological weapons, but that’s not the only…

Bernie Sanders Urges House Democrats to Hold Infrastructure Bill Hostage Until Reconciliation Package Passes

Sen. Bernie Sanders during a Senate Budget Committee hearing to examine President Biden’s proposed budget request for fiscal year 2022 on Capitol Hill, June 8, 2021. (Shawn Thew/Pool via Reuters) Joining Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of the “squad,” Senator Bernie Sanders on Tuesday urged his fellow Democrats in the House to vote against…

Answers for America in Röpke’s Bismarck

Revisiting Wilhelm Röpke’s The German Question 75 years on.This year marks the 75th anniversary of Wilhelm Röpke’s The German Question’s English publication. Though oft-described as the German-language analogue to F.A. Hayek’s Road to Serfdom and a blueprint of West Germany’s successful postwar reconstruction, it has received far less attention than the Austrian’s entry into the…