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Sen. Mike Lee criticizes the Green New Deal

By Thomas Burr, The Salt Lake Tribune, March 26, 2019 Washington • To poke fun at a liberal plan to tackle climate change, Sen. Mike Lee on Tuesday took to the Senate floor with a poster of President Ronald Reagan riding a dinosaur while firing a machine gun. No joke. The Utah Republican, a serious conservative not generally known for prop-supported political stunts, said his point was that the...

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How Much Immigration is too Much?

DAVID FRUM-THE ATLANTIC-APRIL 2019 ISSUE I. The Wave That’s Still Building Through much of the 20th century, the United States received comparatively few immigrants. In the 60 years from 1915 until 1975, nearly a human lifetime, the United States admitted fewer immigrants than arrived, legally and illegally, in the single decade of the 1990s. If you grew up in the 1950s, the 1960s, or even the 1970s,...

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‘Replacement Theory,’ a Racist, Sexist Doctrine, Spreads in Far-Right Circles

By Nellie Bowles, The New York Times, March 18, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Before the massacre of 50 people in New Zealand mosques last week, the suspect released a document called “The Great Replacement.” The first sentence was: “It’s the birthrates.” He repeated it three times. If the phrase about replacement sounded familiar, perhaps that was because it echoed what white supremacists bearing tiki torches...

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How to reach a sustainable human population

By Andrew Freeman | For The Salt Lake Tribune “And God blessed them, and God said unto them, be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.” — Genesis 1:28, KJV This scripture was written around the sixth century BCE, when an estimated 150 million...

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Will the world RUN OUT of people?

Book claims global population will start to decline in 30 years despite UN predictions – and says once it does ‘it will never end’ There are 7.7 billion people living on Earth, expected to climb to 9 billion by 2050 Book says population will start to drop in roughly 30 years and steadily decline Authors say improvements in women’s education worldwide will have big impact This...

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