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Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President



Friday, February 9, 2018





In Today’s Issue: 




President Trump’s Decision to Defund International Planned Parenthood Cost It $30 Million


RNC Chair Slams Manchin for Ambiguous Stance on Planned Parenthood (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)


“Pro-Life” Senator Joe Manchin Slammed for Playing Both Sides of the Abortion Debate


Could the New Gerber Baby Help Lower the Abortion Rate?


Bill Nye the “Science Guy” Claims an Unborn Baby Right After Conception is Not a Human Being


'Fetal heartbeat' abortion bill advances in Iowa Senate after contentious hearing


Catholic School May Kick Out Student Promoting Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


Senate Rejects Democrat's Attempt to Modify Abortion Resolution


Pregnant at 12 She Rejected Abortion. 20 Years Later She Has No Regrets


Four organizations forgo funding following Mexico City abortion policy


New Trump Official at HHS Helped Expose Planned Parenthood’s Sale of Aborted Baby Parts


Texas Lt. Governor Won’t Let Sandra Bullock Film Wendy Davis Movie in the Senate Chamber


Porn Web Site Holds Fundraiser to Support Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


West Virginia Senate Passes Bill Confirming There is “No Right to Abortion”


Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer: “Kansas is a Pro-Life State Because All People Have Value”


California Wants To Force Public Universities To Administer Abortion Pills


Bikers For Life to Pray Outside Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic


16 Tips for a Better Pro-Life Group Facebook Page


Canadian Press: Trudeau’s accusations against pro-life groups are ‘baloney’


Doctor Offered to “Get Rid of the Pregnancy” and Abort the Baby if Tests Showed a Girl  (India)


Home abortions 'could see more objections from GPs and pharmacists' (United Kingdom)


Canadian MP launches petition asking government to stop discriminating against pro-lifers


Catholic Bishop to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: You Can’t Bully Us Into Supporting Abortion  (Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)




US releases crazy video of an A-10 Warthog decimating a Taliban vehicle in Afghanistan




West African nation of Guinea reports Lassa fever death





Worst week in two years for ASX


Australian dollar tumbles again as US stocks crash


Trump nomination for ambassador to Australia set to draw ire of China 





The surveillance state is here, and to stay




TSX dips while U.S. stocks stage late rally; Canadian dollar down


'Tiger' Williams charged with sexual assault during military flight


'Absolute lies': Patrick Brown refutes sexual misconduct allegations


Shock, tears after Sask. farmer Gerald Stanley found not guilty in shooting death of Colten Boushie


Have a landline? Watch out for this new phone scam


Canada suffers biggest job loss in nine years


Aecon raises red flag about opponent of its sale to Chinese state-owned firm




Bermuda becomes first place to reverse course, repeal gay marriage


What Puerto Rico Is, and Isn’t, Getting in Disaster Relief




A military challenge, and it’s not a slam dunk




Congress Votes to Repeal Independent Payment Advisory Board, Obamacare’s “Death Panels”


U.S. Government Shutdown Begins as Congress Lets Funding Lapse


Congress scrubs Thomas Jefferson from Gateway to the West


New budget deal adds more stimulus — and debt — to an overextended American economy




Former Virginia Tech student pleads no contest to killing 13-year-old girl


Elderly man who tried to kill wife with hammer gets six months in jail


California teen who livestreamed crash that killed her sister is sentenced to prison




Child welfare worker is KICKED to death by father of two-year-old boy she was trying to take into protective custody




Assemblywoman at forefront of #MeToo movement accused of sexual misconduct




Rick Perry Is Said to Be Weighing Another Way to Save Coal Units (Energy Secretary Rick Perry)




Stock market notches daily gain, but posts largest weekly drop since early 2016


U.S. Stocks Finish Tumultuous Week on a High Note


Wall Street ends whipsaw week on upbeat note


Asian markets fall after Wall Street plunge


Asia hit by fresh Wall St. falls, China stocks reach multi-month lows


Global Stock Slump Continues; China Gets Hit Hard: Markets Wrap


2-year Treasury yield sees biggest fall since June 2016


China, Hong Kong Suffer Most as Stock Rout Shatters Market Calm


Dollar on track for best week since December 2016 amid global turmoil


Jim Rogers Says Next Bear Market Will Be Worst in His Life


Gold prices suffer largest weekly loss in two months


Stocks and the ‘Trump bump’




Students, faculty pose biggest threat to academic freedom, report finds


Don’t buy all that phony hype about NY graduation rates




Black Christian Voters and 2020




U.S. oil benchmark ends below $60 a barrel for first time in 2018


Energy Prices


The Triumph of American Oil


Oil Explorers Expand U.S. Drilling by Most in a Year


U.S. budget deal will trim the nation’s oil reserve by 15%





European stocks head for worst week in 2 years as global selloff continues


Rising racism and anti-Semitism taint Italian electoral campaign


Poland's New Law Criminalizing Speech about the Holocaust




Brett Tolman to Bill O'Reilly: Special Counsel Needed for FBI on FISA Abuses


FBI May Have Picked Up Page-Bannon Phone Call With FISA Warrant





Herb London: FCC Actions, Sinclair-Tribune Merger 'Worrisome' for Conservatives




The Ascension of the DC Swamp Creatures




Paul Joseph Watson Video: Feminist Fight Club




Why FISA-Gate Is Scarier Than Watergate




For 30 years, California Republicans in D.C. worked to protect the coast. Where are they now?




With the opioid epidemic raging, San Francisco takes a smart gamble on preventing overdoses





The Holocaust, the Poles, and World War II Memory




Navy commander who organized seder on aircraft carrier is running for Congress


Nancy Pelosi Took a Stand, Paul Ryan Did Not (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


House VA committee chairman announces re-election bid


Brat: Senate 'scared of shadow' on spending (US Representative of Virginia David Brat(R)


House speaker says DACA debate is the 'next big priority' (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) 




Illinois governor denies clemency to Army veteran with green card who is facing deportation



One major city’s police dept. ignored more than 1,500 federal requests to detain immigrants last year




India must step in to check Chinese land grab, rising radicalisation: Nasheed


The India-Israel alliance


India pressed to send in troops to resolve Maldives crisis





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Friday, February 9, 2018)


Introducing the IDF’s new ‘missile corps’  (Israel Defense Forces)


Netanyahu Trying to Quash Next Week’s Sovereignty Vote (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


UN agency for Palestinian refugees fundraises after US cuts


Official PA daily admits 161 Palestinians did carry out stabbing attacks during Palestinian terror wave 2015-2016


Rights group says Israel currently holding 19 bodies of slain Palestinians


Netanyahu launches fresh attack on cops investigating him


Greenblatt: Qatar-Israel partnership can bring relief to Gaza


Trump tells Israel it will also have to make ‘hard compromises for peace’


MK Glick to Meet Head of Austria’s Freedom Party Founded by SS Officer


Palestinian said killed, two hurt in rioting in Gaza, West Bank (Judea and Samaria)


Palestinian injured as Israeli forces suppress protest in Ramallah area


U.S. court throws out verdict on Arab Bank's Hamas support


Rwanda refuses to discuss migrants with visiting Israeli lawmakers


Israel tells Poland: No talks on Holocaust bill unless you are willing to act


Israeli forces detain Palestinian man for alleged knife possession in Hebron


Israeli forces shower Palestinian school with tear gas, sending several students to hospital


Orthodox Union Advocacy head praises Trump for ‘fresh’ policy on Israel


India’s Modi, Jordan king discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict


No ‘Russian option’ for Israel in Syria




Lebanon signs offshore drilling deal amid dispute with Israel


Hezbollah Border Dispute Places Region On Edge




NBC's Chuck Todd: First 'Crazy' Year of Trump 'Like We're Living Inside of a Parody'




Trump proposes reduction of drug costs under Medicare








The ‘Abnormalization’ of Trump  (What media coverage of a military parade tells us about the Left's madness.)


Mattis: Dreamers in the military are protected from deportation   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


Yes, America’s military needs more cash – and oversight, too


‘Mission creep’ fears rise after U.S. airstrike in Syria


Falling commissary sales are raising risks to shopping benefit


Stage a grand military parade? No way – it’s a wasteful, gaudy distraction


Military bullies beware — new policy means marks on records


Stage a grand military parade? Absolutely – it’s overdue


New VA memo nixes plan to shift $460 million earmarked for veteran homelessness


Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden slams Trump’s military parade




Pakistan to Trump: Pay for Our Border Fence to Reduce Terrorism




Hillary's Uranium One Reaching Critical Mass


Disinformation: Russian Espionage, Infiltration, Influence Peddling, and Sabotage





Frustrated Republicans accuse Paul of forcing pointless shutdown  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)


Senate Republicans blow past spending deadline triggering a government shutdown


Budget deal shows high cost of bipartisanship


Senate plan offers Trump 10 percent of border wall, amnesty for 1.8 million ‘Dreamers’


A big-spending budget deal


Appetite for destruction! Shutdown starts until 5am budget vote with weary lawmakers ordering in PIZZA to see them through the night 




Alleged pedophile nabbed after Facebook sex video goes viral




Kim Jong Un's sister shakes hands with South Korea's president at Olympics (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)





Winding path to Olympics — NHL’s decision gives Virginia hockey player the chance of a lifetime


Shani Davis frames Team USA flag-bearer coin-toss loss as racial insult: ‘#BlackHistoryMonth2018’


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard




Virginia House Passes Legislation in Response to Steyer GOTV Tactics



Intense Syrian air strikes hampering aid to 400,000 people — aid group


More on US strike: Russians who laid Euphrates bridge among targets


UN Security Council declines to call for Syria ceasefire as fighting worsens


Will new American efforts in Syria be a game changer


It’s Hard to Believe, but Syria’s War Is Getting Even Worse




2 Canadian citizens among the dead in Taiwan earthquake




HBO Inks Deal to Broadcast Live ‘Pod Save America’ Shows




Saudi Graduate of Al Qaeda Terror Training Camp Arrested In Oklahoma



Analysis: Turkey causing major escalation in Syrian war




FTSE 100 drops to 10-month low in global stock smackdown


Father Blasts Doctors Trying to Take Son Off Life Support Against His Wishes: “How Can You Say He Has No Life?”


The widespread anti-Israelism in the UK


UK preservation group aims to restore, revive Europe’s abandoned synagogues


British paper accusing Soros of ‘secret plot’ not anti-Semitic, watchdog says


Single Payer is Doomed Before It Starts (The Law of Subsidy has killed the NHS. It just doesn't realize that it is dead.)


Never Compromise on UK's Brexit Demands, May Said to Tell Team (British Prime Minister Theresa May)




Irish bishop promises ‘inclusive’ World meeting of Families after Vatican bars pro-LGBT politician


Why the Pope Is Genuflecting to China





Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Porter's ex-wives say Mormon church counseled them against divorce


Kelly Says He's Willing to Resign as Abuse Scandal Roils White House (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)


'Follow the money': Senator probes Trump's $95 million Palm Beach mansion sale  


Trump praises ex-aide tied to abuse allegations


Trump signs massive budget deal after Congress votes to reopen government


Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse allegations


The Media Plays Porter to the Left


Trump’s approval rating tops Obama’s at same point in presidency


White House Says It Poorly Handled Claims Against Aide


Kelly Is Now Center of the Storm He Was Hired to Tame (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)


White House admits missteps defending accused domestic abuser Rob Porter


What if Donald Trump Really Cared About Women’s Safety?


White House: Trump to Nominate Tax Attorney for IRS Commissioner


Porter’s ex-wife: He will abuse Hope Hicks ‘if he hasn’t already’


Meet Some of the Evangelicals Who Have Trump’s Ear


Billionaire hires impeachment 'army' to 'remove Trump from power'


White House: Trump didn’t know about aide’s alleged domestic violence


Trump touts report Warner attempted to talk to dossier author (US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)



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