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The GOP’s new path to the future

A new approach to tech policy is taking root in the GOP, and it’s not what you might expect from the party of Alan Greenspan and Friedrich Hayek. Led by a handful of ambitious, policy-minded senators, a group of conservatives is embracing the idea of subsidizing the tech industry and advanced manufacturing — with an eye toward building a competitive edge over China, and revitalizing the hollowed-out industrial centers that have given the party its Trump-era populist verve.
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Daily Beast

Kentucky Braces for a Raucous GOP Primary to Try to Unseat Democratic Governor

In deep-red Kentucky, incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear is a striking anomaly. He's a Democrat elected in a state that sends conservatives like Sens. Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell to Congress, which voted for Donald Trump in 2020 by more than 25 points. Kentucky has only one Democrat in its incoming congressional delegation. It’s not the sort of place Democrats eye for big wins; Beshear only won in 2019 by about 5,000 votes.
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BBC

Matt Hancock paid £45k for SAS reality TV show

Former Health Secretary Matt Hancock was paid £45,000 for taking part in Channel 4 reality show Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins. The fee - revealed on the register of MPs' financial interests - is a fraction of the £400,000 he is reported to have got for ITV's I'm A Celebrity.

What is the British Parliament?

A brief overview of the legislative body of government in the UK. Some of the photographic content is 'licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license'. Other images used in the video are all in the public domain. Sources: <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/site-information/glossary">https://www.parliament.uk/site-information/glossary</a>/ | <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politics_of_the_United_Kingdom">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politics_of_the_United_Kingdom</a>
BBC

Starmer mocks idea of 'Get Tough' Tory relaunch

The Labour leader has mocked the idea of a Conservative Party relaunch with the slogan: Get Tough. Sir Keir Starmer asked the prime how he was going to "get tough" with Tory backbenchers he claimed were blocking government housebuilding plans. Rishi Sunak said his party was "delivering a record number"...
dallasexpress.com

DeSantis Claims ‘Blueprint of Success’

After a contested midterm election cycle, Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida has emerged as a front-runner for the Republican nominee for president in the 2024 election after soundly winning reelection by roughly 20 points. DeSantis made his case for why Florida outperformed the rest of the Republican party across the...
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Houston Chronicle

Marjorie Taylor Greene's new reality

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Marjorie Taylor Greene wanted everyone to know she was trying to be helpful. As Republicans feuded this month over who should lead their razor-thin House majority, the Georgia congresswoman stopped before a crowd of reporters at the U.S. Capitol and urged conservatives to unify behind her choice for speaker, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.). If they refused, Greene warned, the House gavel - that all-important prize needed to subpoena Hunter Biden and anyone else she and the GOP want to haul before the committees they will soon control - could fall in the wrong hands. Like, Democratic hands. Or even Liz Cheney's hands. (Yes, it could happen, she insisted on a right-wing podcast.)
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freerepublic.com

Watching the evidence of voter fraud on the election in Arizona

Unbelievable the amount of first hand visible evidence and that this committee wanting to certifie have a PAC AGAINST the candidates they have taken votes from. Or by mail to: Free Republic, LLC - PO Box 9771 - Fresno, CA 93794. Thank you very much and God bless you. Whatever....
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theecologist.org

China, covid and climate

The protests erupting across China deserve international solidarity. The future of the planet could be determined by their success - or failure. On Saturday I posted something on social media asking if anyone knew of vigils or protests in solidarity with the Chinese protests anywhere in Britain. I have more than 5,000 “friends” and “followers” - and none of them knew anything.
Washington Post

The Decline and Fall of the Tory Empire

In a now-notorious 2012 pamphlet “Britannia Unchained: Global Lessons for Growth and Prosperity:,” Liz Truss and four other MPs elected in 2010 suggested that “the British are among the worst idlers in the world. We work among the lowest hours, we retire early and our productivity is poor.”
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