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Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President



Friday, December 21, 2018






In Today’s Issue: 




Ohio Gov. John Kasich Vetoes Bill to Ban Abortions After Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins


Spineless Rino: Ohio Gov. Kasich Vetoes Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill


More African-American Babies are Aborted Than Born Alive in New York City


Feds Spent More in 1 Month on Food Stamps Than Trump Wants for Year on Wall 


Ohio Bans Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Babies Limb From Limb


Planned Parenthood Allegedly Discriminated Against Its Own Pregnant Workers


Planned Parenthood Promises to Treat Pregnant Employees Better After It Was Caught Discriminating


Chicago Bears’ Co-Owner Pat McCaskey to Speak at Chicago March for Life


NIH Refuses Pro-Life Demands, Will Continue Funding Research With Aborted Baby Parts


Vermont abortion backers push constitutional amendment codifying Roe v. Wade


Planned Parenthood misdeeds exposed ... by NYT


California Taxpayers Have Been Forced to Spend $700 Million to Kill Almost 1 Million Babies in Abortions


Alabama asks Supreme Court to review abortion ruling


Alabama Asks Supreme Court to Uphold Ban on Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Off Babies’ Limbs


Pro-Life Group Slams NIH for Support of Fetal Tissue Research


Should Women be Sent to Prison for Having Abortions?


Panel explains ruling rejecting South Bend abortion clinic


Planned Parenthood Mistreats Pregnant Employees: “It as Looked Down Upon for You to Get Pregnant”


Planned Parenthood Accused of Mistreating Pregnant Employees


China Forces Woman to Abort Her Third Baby Under Two-Child Population Control Policy


A Salvadoran woman imprisoned for attempted abortion charges was acquitted after almost 20 months


Ireland Will Start Killing Babies in Abortions on January 7




Kabul downplays security fears as US withdraws troops


Afghanistan Withdrawal Stirs Fears of New 9/11


Free Speech Or Insult? Afghan TV Network Gives Live Interview To Taliban Spokesman   


Trump Leaves Behind Mess for Afghans to Clean Up





Islamist Militant Activity in Congo Imperiling International Efforts to Contain Largest Ebola Outbreak Ever


Video allegedly shows university students' murders in Morocco


For Survivor of Attack on Christians in Nigeria, a Lonely Christmas


ISIS may be behind grisly murders of backpackers in Morocco


'It's Allah's will': Scandinavian women decapitated on video




Failure of Anti-Drone Tests Exposes U.S. Airport Vulnerability


Ranking the most stressful airports during the holidays




Capital Hill Review Friday, December 21, 2018




Organizer of Antifa attacks on Tucker Carlson identified, linked to congressional Dems




Anti-Semitism allegations are splitting the Women’s March


The Pittsburgh massacre caught US Jews off guard. Can the community catch up?





New Mexico Bill to Legalize Assisted Suicide is the Worst Bill Ever


Media Cheers the ‘Hope’ of Assisted Suicide Being Legalized in Spain




Australian Dollar, ASX 200 May Yet Face RBA Rate Cuts in 2019


AUD/USD Weekly Price Forecast – Australian dollar drops





With US help, Muslim-majority Kosovo plans its first synagogue and Jewish museum




New York Public Housing Leaves Tenants in the Cold: ‘I Haven’t Had Heat for 12 Years’





GoFundMe for Trump’s Border Wall Hits $12


Anti-Trump Activists Setup GoFundMe Page for ‘Ladders to Get Over Trump’s Wall’


The Hysteria From America-Last Liberals


We lived on the Texas-Mexico border for four months, next to residents, smugglers and Border Patrol. This is why we went


Washington Post Reporter Tries to Shut Down GoFundMe for Border Wall


Stocks end miserable week down 7 percent




TSX Extends Losses To 3rd Straight Day


Canada Formally Asks China to Release Detained Canadians, Allies Voice Support


Canada Formally Asks China to Release Detained Canadians, Allies Voice Support


Government funding cuts hit ‘youth most in need,’ Toronto school board says


Darkness Falls in Windsor, Ontario


Christian called before 'tribunal' over flyers about transgender candidate


Canada: 76-year-old woman who was victim of vicious, unprovoked attack by a Muslim dies in the hospital


Muslim from Canada convicted of jihad mass murder plot in New York City, sentenced to 40 years in prison


How Canada protects Sharia


Freeland demands ‘immediate release’ of detained Canadians Kovrig and Spavor





Partial government shutdown appears inevitable, as lawmakers leave Capitol without spending deal


'Emotionally Distressed' Man Climbs National Christmas Tree And Refuses To Come Down





American Witchcraft Rises As Christianity Declines


Two Female Christian Artists Could Be JAILED For Not Creating Art For Same-Sex Weddings




Watch: Kimmel Mocks Donors To GoFundMe Page For Border Wall: ‘Dopey People … These People Are Dipping Into Their Meth Money For This'




China calls US arrogant for hacking indictment


Five Eyes Countries Condemn Communist China’s Global Hacking Campaign


China’s rampant thievery is the real trade problem


Details of Ex-Canada Diplomat's Detention in China Revealed


Foxconn to build $9 billion chip plant in China with local govt: Nikkei





US hopes for Kim-Trump summit in early 2019   (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)





Year-End Spending Deal Contains Troubling Provisions, Busts the Budget


 Republicans Should Fight into January for the Wall


Camp: How Is The Democratic Border Security Solution Morally Different From Trump’s Wall?


Jason Chaffetz: Trump's border wall may get funding after all (thanks to this dirty little Washington secret)




Court delays discovery in Trump emoluments case


Judge rules plaintiffs suing Trump over sham businesses can remain anonymous


Man Charged With Dousing Pregnant Girlfriend With Gasoline and Setting Her on Fire Found Not Guilty




Chinese Student Poisoned Roommate In Series Of Racist Attacks, Police Say




DNC Schedules 12 Presidential Primary Debates in Lead Up to 2020 Election




California Dems flex new supermajority, with plans to pursue gun tax and more


Was the Russia Conspiracy Hillary Clinton’s Doomsday Scenario?


Eliot Spitzer (former governor of New York) snuck me into his apartment in a suitcase: ex-mistress


#MeToo double standard: Ellison accuser ‘bullied’ by same liberals celebrating Christine Blasey Ford  (Minnesota Attorney General elect Keith Ellison)


Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein settles another lawsuit


Newsom (Governor-elect) to place his stake in California wineries and hotels in a blind trust


Is Sasha Obama headed to the University of Michigan?




Feds Spent More in 1 Month on Food Stamps Than Trump Wants for Year on Wall




Exclusive: Nielsen praises Mattis' work on border security after resignation  (Department Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen)


I’m Not A Liar: Tempers Flare As DHS Secretary And House Dems Duke It Out Over Trump’s Immigration Agenda


DHS to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico in attempt to end ‘catch-and-release’




The Federal Land Grab Racket




DOJ: Illegal Alien from Honduras ‘Started Sexually Abusing Jane Doe When She Was 4 Years Old’


William Barr’s memo on the Mueller probe is baseless and dangerous  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


NBC: Mueller to Submit Final Report as Soon as February


Trump lashed out at Whitaker after explosive Cohen revelations


The Most Important Thing About Michael Flynn Is Not His Guilt, But His Politicized Prosecution




Dow posts worst week since ‘08; Nasdaq enters bear market as government shutdown looms


Nasdaq confirms bear market; economic worries sink Wall Street


Wall Street Trading Explodes as Stock Rout Sparks Year-End Angst


Gold pulls back from a 6-month high, but scores a weekly gain


Asia Stocks Drop Again After US Slide


Asia stocks shunned as investors flee for safety


Shades of 1987 and 2008 in Current Level of Stocks Getting Crushed


Wall St. Tumbles, Bothered by the Fed and Shutdown Fears


As stocks drop, Trump fears he’s losing his best argument for reelection


U.S. third-quarter growth trimmed; business spending slowing


This brutal stock-market rout mirrors the 1987 crash in one important way




Campaign to Halt Classroom Indoctrination Gets a Boost from New Website


U.S. colleges pull sportswear tied to Chinese detention camps


A report that offers a path to compromise at L.A. Unified


The lunacy of crying ‘racism’ over school suspensions


Is arming teachers a good idea? Depends on where you live.


Temple Will Pay $5.5M to Settle Suits Over False Rankings Data


Big Brother Shocker: N.Y. to Have Public Schools Decide if Private Ones May Operate


Push for Student-Level Data the Feds Don’t Collect


Judge: School Officials and Cops Have No Duty to Protect Students From Shootings




Egyptian Journalist Emad Albeheery On Turkey-Based Muslim Brotherhood TV Channel: President Al-Sisi's Mother Is Jewish


Egypt says it thwarted attacks on Copts


Egyptian TV Debates: Sheikh Claims There Is A Jewish Plot To Decrease Egypt's Population, Political Sociologist Claims The Plot Is To Increase It, Sheikh Says Torah Is False And That Theodor Herzl Created 'The Protocols Of The Elders Of Zion'





U.S. oil prices end at 17-month low, down more than 11% for the week


Energy Prices


Beto Busted for Fossil Fuel Hypocrisy


Texas City Celebrated by Al Gore in Financial Trouble Over Green Initiatives




Stoxx Europe 600 avoids bear-market close as U.S. stocks swoon


One killed, one wounded in Vienna shooting


Opinion: ECB readies to fight worsening economic slump





Dietary guidelines: Blame Big Food, not government, for unhealthy eating




Trump is now forging foreign policy on his own. Where will he take us?




What to expect during Act VI of the 'yellow vest' protests in France this Saturday


2018 was the hottest year for a century in France


French oil giant Total handed €500,000 fine over Iran corruption


France’s Existential Loneliness in Syria


French prosecutors want 14 tried over Charlie Hebdo attacks





Germany power plan would be a gift to Putin(Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Spiegel apologizes in cover story on faked news scandal


Study shows the tenuous link between foreigners, refugees and criminality




How to Make Climate Change Doubters Pay a Political Price


Climate Change: Millions Of Americans Have Voted With Their Feet For A Hotter Climate


Does the global fight against climate change stand a chance without the U.S.?




Michigan’s GOP-led legislature votes to increase its power ahead of Dem takeover


Has the GOP tax cut delivered? Yes — and the tooth fairy was here just last night!




GAO: State Budget Outlooks Are Grim




Pelosi Sounds Shutdown Alarm: ‘More Than 800,000 Federal Employees Will Be Forced to Go Without Pay’  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: They are being paid for not working when the shutdown is over.  These employees do not make up the time lost.  It is a paid vacation at the tax payer’s expense.)


Debbie Wasserman Schultz: We Stand Against Arming Teachers for Self-Defense


Ethics committee expanding investigation into GOP rep over finance questions


GOP lawmaker doubts government workers live paycheck to paycheck


8 House Republicans Join All Dems in Voting Against Wall Funding After Trump Urges 'Steel Slats' 



ICE in 2018: 71 Removals of Illegal Aliens From State Sponsors of Terror




India Races Forward in Electric Cars


India’s Stock Market Leapfrogs Germany's to Become World’s Seventh-Biggest


India authorizes 10 agencies to intercept, monitor, and decrypt citizens' data | ZDNet




Iranian ships fire rockets as US aircraft carrier enters Persian Gulf


U.S. Sanctions on Iran Will Harm Iraq





Al-Azhar Cleric Saeed Numan: Male And Female Fetuses Can Be Married Off To Each Other By Their Guardians




Why is the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah condoning terror?


Antisemitic Friday Sermon On Palestinian Authority TV: Allah Turned Jews Into Apes And Pigs; Vile Traits Run In Their Genes; Humanity Cannot Coexist With Them; U.S., Europe 'Vomited Them Out'; Rocks And Trees Will Say: 'There Is A Jew Behind Me, Come And Kill Him'


Is the anti-boycott bill dead or alive? It could come down to Trump’s wall


Bedouins of Khan al-Ahmar wonder when their homes will be demolished


Three Palestinians reported killed in Gaza border protests


Hamas says teen killed along Gaza border


Israel, Greece, Cyprus to ink natural gas pipeline deal next year, PM says


Paris duty free store sorry for calling Tel Aviv airport ‘occupied Palestine’


What were the goals of Operation Northern Shield?





Shinzo Abe’s World  (Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe)




The New York Times Opposed Sending Troops To Syria, Now It Doesn't Want Them To Leave


Why The Tucker Carlson Boycott Is Bad For Everyone




In Tijuana, migrants who hoped for U.S. sanctuary seek ways to settle down in Mexico


Mexican immigration chief says his country is unprepared for the deal it made with the U.S. on asylum seekers





Yemen's Houthi militia violates Sweden agreement on ceasefire in Hodeidah - Arab Coalition

American Withdrawal From Syria Shakes Up the Middle East




Remember When Three of Obama's Former Secretaries of Defense Blasted Him?


More Defense officials could follow Mattis out the door: sources (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


Mattis and Israel – Not a Love Story

Mattis cancels trip to Israel


Fallout grows over Mattis resignation


Continetti: The Chances of War Increase With Troop Withdrawals and Mattis’ Resignation


The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria: Who’s to Blame?


Mattis Eviscerates Trump Worldview in Blunt Resignation Letter   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


‘A sad day for America’: Washington fears a Trump unchecked by Mattis


Mattis reportedly quit after Trump refused to reverse Syria decision

Jim Mattis Stood Against Torture. Will Trump Bring It Back?


Biden on Mattis resignation: Trump admin has 'abandoned' core American beliefs


US military ordered to withdraw about half the troops in Afghanistan


Jim Mattis' resignation letter is an absolutely stunning rejection of Trumpism


Federal Investigators: Mapping Apps Are Endangering U.S. Troops


Family of four Marines, one airman share bond of service, blood and love


Withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria


Pentagon scrambles on Syria exit amid withdrawal outrage


With Mattis out, we’re in uncharted territory




Astronaut remembers Apollo 8, 50 years later


NASA’s first moonshot was a bold and terrifying improvisation with Apollo 8




Asia Bibi’s Case Reveals Islamists’ True Colors 




Can martial law end ISIS-inspired groups in the Philippines?




Limbaugh: Trump gave word he'll veto any bill without border wall money




At a rural Kansas barn, they hear the Christmas story




Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria marks a win for Putin  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Kremlin Warns it May ‘Target’ U.S. Missile Launchers in Europe


How Russian Money Helped Save Trump’s Business


Will Ukraine start a war with Russia?


Putin Had a Bad 2018; Next Year Will Be Worse (Op-ed)


Putin: The world underestimates danger of nuclear war




An election hacked — by Democrats  (Alabama)


Senate Dem calls on Mattis to testify following resignation


Rubio, Smith Warn Judge In Bitkov Case


Schumer: House-passed border wall bill dead in the Senate


 Hirono: Trump trying to blame Democrats for shutdown would be 'such bullsh-t'


McConnell 'distressed' over reasons for Mattis resignation


Graham plans resolution urging Trump to change mind on Syria


Senators Demand Congressional Leadership Publicly Oppose Israel Boycotts


Ted Cruz Is Right: Make El Chapo Pay for the Wall


Sen. Mike Lee Blocks EEOC Appointee, LGBT Activist Chai Feldblum


Senate Russia Expert Tied Up In Democratic 'False Flag' Operation




Conservative leader demands Facebook ‘put up or shut up’ on civil rights and political bias


Instagram ad scam warning


Social media: Jack Phillips' cakes 'must be amazing'


District of Columbia sues Facebook over privacy 'failures'


How to Fight Depression from Social Media Overuse




Debt Rises Much Faster Than Incomes


Top envoy calls for S. Korea-US cooperation to end NK's hostility


Gov't Mulls Reducing Service for Conscientious Objectors


Seoulites earn the most for second year in a row


Over 2 Million Workers Are Members of Unions


Norovirus is back stronger than before


Cohabiting Couples to Be Recognized as Families


Gov't announces new policies to tackle sexual assault at schools


Korea Ranked 16th  in Forbes' List of Best Countries for Doing Business


South Korea, India agree on arms, civilian cooperation


BOK stuck between Fed hike, slowdown





NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard


College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)


2018 College Football Schedule: Bowl Week




Ohio Lawmakers Increase Their Own Pay By Nearly $13,000


13 States Challenge Mass. Animal Rights Law




Ginsburg Recovering After Malignant Nodules Removed From Lung


Trust in the justices of the Supreme Court is waning. Here are three ways to fortify the court


Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban


Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to enforce asylum crackdown




This time, U.S. is betraying more than just the Kurds, allies say of Syria decision


The U.S. Is Leaving Syria: Here’s How to Do It Right




Taiwan's 'yellow vests' hit the streets of Taipei




Apple Confirms They're Shipping Out Bent iPad Pros, But Says It's Nothing to Worry About




Defeating ISIS: Separating Fact from Fiction 




Turkey to delay Syria op; Kurds warn of end to Daesh fight


Turkey says it will take over fight against IS after U.S. pull-out




Union President Slapped for Threatening Workers


Unions expand in digital newsrooms




U.K. stocks finish slightly higher but log a sharp weekly loss


Two arrested for use of drones that shut down Gatwick Airport for 36 hours


London’s Gatwick Airport resumes flights after drone chaos


UK Couple Takes Six-Week-Old Baby, Breaks His Leg And Ribs, Bite His Nose, Then Smashes His Head Into The Ground Until The Back Of His Skull Is Flat And He Dies


Paul Joseph Watson Video: The Absolute State of Britbongland


UK army said to use Israeli-made system to end drone chaos at London airport


Muslim Taxi Driver Blasphemes Christ On Camera, Then Declares He Will Sodomize Any Muslim Man Or Woman In The UK Who Becomes A Christian


Rare King Saul statue rescued from UK school, covered in glitter, nail polish





No Condemnation for Hezbollah by UN Security Council


UN appeals to the world to fund the Palestinian Authority’s ‘Pay for Slay’ policy


Security Council votes to send cease-fire observers to Yemen




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Trump tries to pin shutdown on Democrats after pledge to accept blame


Kilmeade Clashes With Sarah Sanders on Syria Withdrawal: Trump ‘Just Re-Founded ISIS’ (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)


Trump’s Battle For A Border Wall


Don’t Call it a ‘Shutdown’ — Call it a Presidential Filibuster!


WH Adviser Stephen Miller Clashes With Wolf Blitzer Over Mattis Resignation, Syria Withdrawal, Immigration


Will Trump hold firm on Syrian pullout?


Trump Declares Victory in Syria Too Soon


Top Kelly aide devised plan to quietly exit White House and stay on payroll: report


President Trump Is Right about Syria


Trump’s half-baked plan for withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria


Trump made the right decision to quit Syrian conflict


Ret. Gen. Keane on Syria Withdrawal: President ‘Will Come to Regret This Decision’


Trump plans to pull 7K US troops from Afghanistan


Trump Tweets Photo Of New Proposed Border Wall. Internet Explodes.


What Makes Trump Run


2019: Donald Trump vs. the Elites?


Whom Do You Want on Your Side When Trump Is Gone?


America’s Great Loss(Trump’s preference for "yes men" is by now a well-known fact.)


Trump Keeps His Promise – Congress In Disbelief


Key Questions Remain Unanswered About Trump’s New Syria Policy


With Mattis Gone, Is Trump Unleashed?


Trump Signs Sweeping Bipartisan Prison Reform Ahead of Partisan Shutdown


Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Policy Is Correct, But Communicated Horribly 


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