Daniel Finkelstein

My friend was in an airport lounge when a man came in and said “is there an economist in this lounge?” My friend, startled but pleased, announced proudly: “Actually yes I’m an economist”. The man gave him an odd look and said: “...the magazine”.

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Those tied to the funding of the Wuhan lab can't be allowed to investigate themselves.

1:22:39 p.m. - #HR539  - DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on #HR539 .

With Chair Khan at the helm, we have a huge opportunity to make big, structural change by reviving antitrust enforcement and fighting monopolies that threaten our economy, our society, and our democracy.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris caused this crisis. And Congressional Democrats are perpetuating this crisis by hiding from it and keeping the policies that aren’t working.

It’s clear that every negative news story about President Trump was a lie. For her latest podcast, @LisaMarieBoothe  discusses them all with someone who has been at the center of every single attack: Donald Trump Jr. @DonaldJTrumpJr 

1:29:40 p.m. - #HR539  - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

Welcome to America, where the IRS audits the working poor at nearly the same rate as the top 1 percent. If that's not a rigged system, I don't know what is.

𝐁𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒: Labour have voted 𝙖𝙜𝙖𝙞𝙣𝙨𝙩 the Policing Bill and tougher sentences for violent offenders, rapists and child rapists

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Today is a momentous day, and New Yorkers deserve it because it has been a long, long road. In honor of the lifting of nearly all COVID restrictions, and in gratitude of our essential workers, we'll have fireworks across the state to celebrate. Look out for them at 9:15pm! 🎆

Until President Biden confronts Russia with strength and vigor, Vladimir Putin will know he has the upper hand.

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