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Why Disney’s ESPN Must Cancel Its NBA Contract

In the wake of the NBA agreeing to play games in the United Arab Emirates, it is my hope that Florida governor Ron DeSantis will call on Disney to demand that its ESPN subsidiary cancel its contract with the basketball league. In the UAE, homosexuality is punishable by death and abortion is also a criminal offense.

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FOX’s Tucker Carlson: Life Imitating Art

Reading the recent New York Times hit job on FOX News host Tucker Carlson I was reminded of the prescient brilliance of Paddy Chayefsky, who wrote the screenplay for the 1976 movie Network. Chayefsky not only envisioned the rise of Carlson, but he also foresaw the diminished influence of the New York Times.

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When Private Equity “Cares” for The Disabled

BuzzFeed this week published a disturbing expose about KKR’s involvement with BrightSpring, which operates more than 600 nationwide residential facilities supposedly “caring” for disabled persons, some of whom can’t speak, bathe, or feed themselves. According to BuzzFeed, BrightSpring residents have routinely been subjected to neglect and abuse, sometimes resulting in death.

Only persons with ice in their veins could read BuzzFeed’s story and not be saddened and outraged.

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Elon Musk Exposes Davos Man’s Hypocrisy

In acquiring Twitter, Elon Musk has laid bare the truth about those who espouse “stakeholder capitalism” the loudest and validated his claim that ESG, or socially responsible investing, is the “Devil Incarnate.”

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Taylor Lorenz’s “Journalism” Brand Shames WaPo

For a half century, most Americans instantly associated the Washington Post with the Watergate reporting of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. To a new generation, the Post exemplifies the “journalism” of Taylor Lorenz.

Let’s just say that if the Post wasn’t owned by Jeff Bezos, its future would be far from assured.

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Michigan: America’s Best (and Nicest) Lawyers

That Detroit attorney Paul Novak is representing California in a bellwether opioid trial Monday in San Francisco involving multiple drug makers and pharmacies, including Walgreens and Teva, shouldn’t come as a surprise. Novak is a former assistant Michigan attorney general, and if you’re not a fan of the pricing and marketing practices of pharmaceutical companies, you’ll love this guy.

Michigan is chock full of A-team lawyers, and for nearly four decades had the most respected attorney general in the nation. The great lawyers are still there, but Dana Nessel has sullied the AG’s office.

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It’s Morning in Joe Biden’s America

For those tired of corporate wokeness and enjoy people who have been wronged get their due, there is much to be grateful for these days. Disney, Netflix, CNN, The Intercept, and Houston Methodist Hospital have all been served their just desserts.

I’m savoring every morsel.

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Ilan Omar: ‘Let Them Eat Hate’

Reading New York Times columnist Paul Krugman’s column accusing Republicans of being the party promoting hate prompted me to think of some examples on his side of the aisle, including the publication that employs him.

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