Thursday Top Headlines
Fast and Furious update, trade deficit, judicial vacancies, transgender protection and more.
$35,952,800,000: U.S.-China trade deficit set January record (CNS News)
Democrat obstruction leads to more court vacancies than when Trump took office (The Daily Signal)
Video: How an Obama-era precedent may doom California’s “sanctuary” efforts (National Review)
Federal court extends workplace sex-discrimination protections to people who identify as transgender (National Review)
NYT corrects piece about couple’s tax increase under new law to admit their taxes would go down (The Washington Free Beacon)
If Aetna can afford a six-figure contribution for gun control, why are health insurers asking for a multi-billion dollar federal bailout for the ObamaCare exchanges? (The Federalist)
America should ban civilian guns to protect human rights, Chinese communist dictatorship says through state-run media (The Washington Free Beacon)
Facebook, Google make the country safer by censoring ads for… gun locks (Hot Air)
Humor: IRS still waiting for liberals to voluntarily mail their refund checks back (The Babylon Bee)
Policy: Taking a chisel, not a hammer, to Dodd-Frank isn’t enough — but it’s a start (Investor’s Business Daily)
Policy: Uncle Sam must rein in retirement benefits or we’re headed for economic disaster (Manhattan Institute)
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