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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…

America’s Quiet Revolution: The Rising Tide of Government-Transfer Payments

(National Review) Democrats are poised to bring the portion of Americans receiving government assistance to unprecedented levels. The $3.5 trillion in reconciliation legislation now under consideration by the White House and Congress would transform the economic relationship between American citizens and the government. This much is conventional wisdom. Even the New York Times calls it…

Biden’s Feeble, Stale, Recycled Plan to Combat Homelessness

Homeless encampments line the bike path in Venice Beach Calif., April 13, 2021. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) The administration sets fantasy goals without requisite reforms. The Biden administration, through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), has unveiled its latest strategy to solve homelessness. Its first initiative on homelessness, House America, is perhaps the weakest…

Joe Biden, Nowhere Man

Unless Biden can reconcile his party’s competing priorities, his presidency will continue to unravel. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J oe Biden’s beleaguered presidency has fueled criticism of the man himself — his history of policy missteps, mental incapacity, and inept administrative style, as well as his family struggles. Whatever his personal flaws, though, the real cause…

The COVID-Clemency Disaster

( FooTToo/Getty Images) Authorities should think twice before putting the health of dangerous criminals above the safety of innocent Americans. Last year, federal and state governments across the nation approved so-called “coronavirus protocols” for prisons that released hundreds of thousands of inmates. These protocols, marketed as an attempt to prevent a public-health crisis in our…

Murders Soared 30 Percent in 2020 in Largest Annual Increase on Record

Police tape at a crime scene in Chicago, Ill., in 2017. (Joshua Lott/Reuters) Murders soared 30 percent in the U.S. from 2019 to 2020 in the steepest single-year increase on record for the FBI. More than 21,000 homicides were reported in 2020, reaching a pinnacle during the summer of the pandemic, according to the agency’s…

John Hinckley, Who Shot President Reagan, to Be Granted Unconditional Release

A federal judge has approved the unconditional release of John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan outside a Washington, D.C., hotel in 1981. Hinckley, now 66, has been living outside a mental health facility for several years under court-imposed restrictions, including the oversight of his medical care and tracking of…

Biden’s Tax Plan Calls for Indiscriminate Spying

Biden’s proposal would turn all financial accounts into open books for the IRS. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he Treasury Department recently released its “General Explanations of the Administration’s FY 2022 Revenue Proposals.” This is the so-called Treasury “Green Book.” Dated May 2021, the Green Book explains exactly how various elements of the Biden administration’s tax…

Biden Administration Moves to ‘Protect and Fortify’ DACA

DACA supporters outside the White House, September 2017. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) The Biden administration on Monday issued a regulation to “protect and fortify” the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Department of Homeland Security’s proposal would re-create the program, which protects 600,000 young immigrations from deportation, through a formal regulation. The new rule is…