Blue State Blues: The Infrastructure Deal Is a Swampy Hoax

The $1.2 trillion “infrastructure deal” is a progressive-sounding label on old-fashioned pork. It will not grow the economy; it will not be “fully paid for,” as promised; and it will not even focus on the “roads and bridges” that are always being cited as the reason for the spending.

Biden infrastructure deal (Kevin Dietsch / Getty)

Wuhan Officials Deliver Emergency Pork in Garbage Truck

Two senior district government officials in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak, were fired on Wednesday after they used a garbage truck to deliver 1,000 portions of plastic-wrapped pork to a community in their district. Outraged residents flooded social media with ugly photos of the dump truck tipping its back end and depositing a pile of bagged meat onto a plastic sheet.

BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 17: Slices of raw pork meat lie on a table for preparation at a Dutch culinary stand at the Green Week (Grüne Woche) agricultural trade fair on January 17, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Green Week will be open to the public from January 17-26. (Photo by …

Spain’s Pig Farmers Thrive As Fellow European Breeders Struggle

While pig breeders in many European countries are suffering from a crippling Russian embargo, their counterparts in Spain, Europe’s second-biggest pork producer, have stayed afloat thanks to a system that sees a large majority work for a company — and