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By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Saturday, June 22, the 174th day of 2024. There are 192 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany launched Operation Barbarossa, a massive and ultimately ill-fated invasion of the Soviet Union ...

You owe $100,000

NEW YORK — America is now almost $35 trillion in debt. That means every American owes $100,000. The Biden administration doesn’t care. They want to spendmore. Already they are spending so much that they’re increasing our debt by a trillion dollars every 100 days. President Donald ...

What if it’s dangerous to be right when the government is wrong?

WASHINGTON — What if the government is a myth? What if it doesn’t produce what we pay it for? What if it fails to safeguard our lives, liberties and property from its own agents? What if nothing changes after these failures and after elections? What if we’re stuck with it? What if the ...

What Europeans and Americans really want

WASHINGTON — In last week’s European Parliamentary elections, citizens in country after country rejected left-wing policies. Predictably, left-leaning major media outlets across the globe -- the Associated Press, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Vox, Politico, the Guardian -- ...

Almanac

By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Friday, June 21, the 173rd day of 2024. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer begins today. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 21, 1788, the United States Constitution went into effect as New Hampshire became the ninth state ...

Biden points the bill (and the blame) elsewhere

WASHINGTON — Government overspending, an activity the Biden administration has taken to a new level, has sent the country into an inflationary spiral. Through trillions of dollars in COVID-19 relief programs, infrastructure spending, vote-buying student loan forgiveness programs and a ...