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  • Chicago can better protect its historic architecture with a new survey of old buildings: Letters

    Data cannot age four decades and still be used as a planning tool. A new survey could create proactive preservation strategies. While the Chicago Historic Resources Survey (CHRS) was well-intentioned, giving it the nostalgic treatment in a recent article — a veneration of the days when preservationists drove around in a Chevette, unknowingly determining the fate of thousands of historic buildings — takes away from what it represents: a policy failure. Historic preservation deals in the past, but...

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • House impeachers can hide from a trial, but they can’t run

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is upset. She let her caucus impeach President Trump on dubious charges with a narrow partisan majority and without taking the time to gather evidence that she now believes must be heard in a Senate trial as it might convince a skeptical public. And now, huge surprise, the Republican Senate appears poised to send the resulting impeachment articles straight to the circular file.

    Washington Examiner
  • This contractor says he can build Trump's border wall faster and cheaper than the US can

    MISSION, Texas - President Donald Trump took office vowing to build "a big, beautiful wall" along the 1,954-mile U.S.-Mexico border, but so far the federal government has managed to build only about one mile of new border wall. Texas may be the biggest obstacle. Unlike in other states, most of the United States borderland in Texas is privately owned, which has delayed construction by the U.S.

    MSN
  • Warren: U.S. Will Build No New Houses or Buildings Unless Carbon Neutral

    Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) said Wednesday that her administration would mandate that any new buildings built from 2028 onwards must be carbon neutral. The post Warren: U.S. Will Build No New Houses or Buildings Unless Carbon Neutral appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

    Washington Free Beacon
  • This contractor says he can build Trump's border wall faster and cheaper than the U.S. can

    The pace of border-wall construction is picking up. Tommy Fisher, a private contractor, is building his own section of the wall, hoping to lease it to the federal government.

    Los Angeles Times
  • What is 'house hacking,' and how can you do it?

    “This isn’t easy, but if you can buckle down and work hard to get approved, the delayed gratification will most certainly be worth it,” said Corey Meyer, who "hacked" a house in Montana while he was living in a camper.

    Fox News
  • China's Belt And Road Is Not About Going Green

    Daniel Wagner Security, World President Xi Jinping stated in 2019 that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) must be green and sustainable, but much of what Beijing is providing to the countries that form part of the BRI is just the opposite. President Xi Jinping stated in 2019 that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) must be green and sustainable, but much of what Beijing is providing to the countries that form part of the BRI is just the opposite. The China Development Bank and China...

    The National Interest