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HARSANYI: Democrats have only themselves to blame for the inflation fiasco

HARSANYI: Democrats have only themselves to blame for the inflation fiasco

It’s been quite a spectacle watching people who credit Democrats with every job created and every percentage point gained in economic growth suddenly arguing that the White House is completely powerless in the face of our current economic predicament. Presidents generally get far too much credit and/or blame for our fortunes, but they can certainly exacerbate existing problems. And our political class has certainly aggravated them with unbridled spending and support for policies that disincentivize work and inhibit energy production. Wholesale prices rose 8.6% from a year ago in October, another record annual gain and the biggest spike in more…
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Democrats still critical of Republican redistricting proposals despite increased transparency

Democrats still critical of Republican redistricting proposals despite increased transparency

RALEIGH — A decade ago, North Carolina Republicans redrew their legislative districts to help their party in a way that a federal court ruled illegally deprived black voters of their right to political representation. A partisan state court later struck down Republican-drawn maps as based on pure partisanship.  As the once-a-decade redistricting process kicks into high gear, North Carolina is one of at least three states where Republicans say they are drawing maps without looking at racial and party data. Democrats are incredulous, noting that veteran lawmakers don’t need a spreadsheet to know where voters of various races and different…
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