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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM   

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Ralph Northam And Kathy Tran Revealed The Future Of Abortion Politics

 

Woman Breaks Down in Tears, Changes Mind on Abortion After Seeing How Abortions Kill Babies

 

Either awakening or civil war over abortion

 

Mississippi Bill Would Ban Abortions After Unborn Baby’s Heart Begins Beating

 

Democrat Senator Patty Murray Claims Infanticide is Not Legal, But New York Just Legalized It

 

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Can Run But They Can’t Hide, We Will Make Them Go on Record Defending Infanticide

 

Pro-life NFL star Benjamin Watson speaks out against radical abortion push in Virginia, New York

 

Senate Dems Block Bill Ensuring Medical Care for Babies Who Survive Abortion

 

Trump expected to reaffirm pro-life commitment at State of the Union address: report

 

Head of ôCatholic¤ Pro-Abortion Group Calls New York Law for Abortions Up to Birth ôInspiring¤

 

Mark Hamill of 'Star Wars' to do 'abortion' with 'Jedi wand'?

 

Catholic Bishop Slams Virginia Governor Ralph Northam for Supporting Infanticide

 

Why Democrats Can’t Talk Honestly About Abortion

 

Washington Post Covers Rally for ôMenstrual Equity,¤ Ignores Major Pro-Life Protest

 

Louisiana Tests the New Supreme Court on Abortion

 

Pro-Life Lawsuit Challenges Pittsburgh Censorship Zone Prohibiting Free Speech at Abortion Clinics

 

21 states join Alabama in supporting ban on abortion procedure

 

Indiana asks Supreme Court to overturn ruling that blocked abortion law

 

Rhode Island Gov Gina Raimondo: Let Women Abort Babies Up to Birth So They Can ôMake Ends Meet¤

 

Kasich as Ohio governor enacted 21 restrictions on abortion

 

Catholic Bishop: Politicians Persisting in ‘Public Support for Abortion Should Not Receive Communion’

 

Brent Bozell: ‘Where’s the Outrage’ Over Gov. Northam’s Endorsement of Infanticide?

 

Stop the abortion crusades and leave the Constitution alone, senators(Iowa)

 

Slaughter of the innocents sinks to new depths

 

Left’s Radical Abortion Push Will Backfire 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Afghanistan’s Black Hawk program is short of pilots to fly them

 

The media, lost in Trump World, are ignoring the consequences of the Afghanistan war

 

In negotiating peace in Afghanistan, let’s not overlook human rights

 

Pakistan will not 'subdue' us

 

 

AFRICA

 

Lack of funding may prevent over half of Libya’s local elections

 

Somalia: Muslims murder 11, injure 10 with car bomb at busy shopping mall

 

Nigeria: Muslims murder at least 60 people, set homes on fire, chase those fleeing and kill them also

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

With diverse experience, new US anti-Semitism monitor ‘great fit’ for the job

 

ASIA

 

Trump, Kim to meet in Vietnam Feb. 27-28: report

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Australia: Muslim cleric warns that Allah will punish men who use urinals and getting ôsplash back¤ on clothes

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Fiat Chrysler recalls 882,000 pickup trucks for steering, pedal issues

 

Huge, pricey trucks haul jobs and profits for the Detroit Three

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

MAGA all-stars visit border to plot private wall project

 

CANADA

 

TSX rises 0.64 percent

 

Derailed train in B.C. began to move on its own, investigators say

 

Exercise caution on health-care super agency, Ontario warned

 

John Ivison: Tories score with claims Trudeau intends to raise taxes, and attack on his 'family fortune'  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

John Fraser: Canada's First Nations and the Queen have a kinship like no other

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

American Fertility Hits Historical Low

 

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

A World Without Christianity: ‘Unimaginable’

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China Threat Of EMP Is Real ù And America Needs To Meet The Challenge

 

Chinese Government Pursues Major Crackdown Against Catholic Church In Northeastern China

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

US envoy in North Korea to discuss Trump-Kim summit

 

CONGRESS

 

Civil liberties groups ask Congress to refuse border tech funding in any shutdown deal

 

For the Civil Rights Act to do its job, Congress must pass the Equality Act

 

How Democrats should handle the State of the Union

 

Parents of three students killed in Parkland shooting to attend State of the Union

 

COURTS

 

Man Sues His Parents For Giving Birth To Him ôWithout His Consent¤

 

Judge approves debt restructuring plan for Puerto Rico

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Illegal immigrants sent to jail at a rate 4 times higher than U.S. citizens: study

 

New York City: Muslim Community Patrol working in cars resembling NYPD cars, wearing NYPD uniform lookalikes

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Border Patrol Intel Chief: Human Smuggling Ring Recycled Children to Pose as Family Units

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

DCCC official praises Abrams' upcoming Dem response: ‘She showed what’s possible in Georgia’

 

Political Correctness Knows No Statute of Limitations  (If Ralph Northam were to resign as governor of Virginia, it would be a great victory for the bullies.)

 

VA Gov. Northam: I Won't Resign And Be Branded A 'Racist' Forever

 

The Northam Debacle

 

Justin Fairfax Sexual Assault Accuser Hires Kavanaugh Accuser's Legal Team

 

Judge Napolitano Says The Reason Democrats Want Northam Gone Is Trump

 

Democrats Are the Party of Destruction

 

5 Reasons Why Justin Fairfax's Accuser Is More Credible Than Christine Ford

 

Racist Lynch Mob-Leading Virginia Governor Getting His Just Deserts

 

Gov. Ralph Northam's Blackface-KKK Yearbook Story Doesn't Add Up

 

Blackface-KKK: I Can’t Believe He Did That

 

Sacrificing Northam will not be enough for the radicals

 

Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax says he had consensual sex with woman who accuses him of assault

 

For Virginia Dems, there goes the wheel that comes around

 

Democrats adopt a zero-tolerance policy in the age of Trump

 

Stop with the shifting stories, Gov. Northam, and explain yourself

 

Yearbook scoopster: People are ‘uniting in their hatred of Ralph Northam’

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

2,000-person caravan arrives at border south of Texas; DHS blames Congress

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

 Trump inaugural committee subpoenaed

 

ECONOMY

 

U.S. stocks climb to two-month highs ahead of State of the Union address

 

Stocks end higher with State of the Union on deck

 

Asian Markets Mixed In Holiday-thinned Trade

 

Nikkei flat, Australian stocks surge as central bank stays pat

 

Treasurys rally after weaker-than-expected ISM data

 

Here Are the Finance Firms Cutting Jobs After Turmoil in Markets

 

This corner of California is suffering economic misery despite boom all around it

 

Greed Is Back as Debt Markets Face an $8.6 Trillion Hangover

 

If stock-market investors missed January’s surge, they’re out of luck, says Goldman Sachs

 

Dollar gains for 2nd day in a row ahead of State of the Union address

 

Gold finishes lower for third session in a row

 

EDUCATION

 

Florida Gov. DeSantis Issues 1-Year Deadline to Eliminate All ‘Vestiges’ of Common Core

 

Mosque Open House at Texas A&M

 

Racist Histories

 

King Kang on a Rampage  (Leftist colossus tilts UCLA toward totalitarian thought control.)

 

Not an Isolated Incident

 

Harvard’s top astronomer says an alien ship may be among us. He doesn’t care what his colleagues say.

 

Trying Anew to Jump-Start Overhaul of Higher Ed Law

 

Drag Queen Story Time for Kids at Philadelphia-Area Library Sparks Protest

 

 

ELECTIONS

 

Time and time again, hyped claims of rampant illegal voting turn out to be untrue

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Feds: No impact from foreign meddling in 2018 election

 

California elections officials will investigate whether DMV voter registration errors changed the outcome of races

 

ELECTION 2020

 

O'Rourke to decide on 2020 bid by end of February

 

The Best Place for a Sexual Harasser is in a 2020 Democrat Presidential Candidate’s Office

 

Booker Has A Hill to Climb for Name Recognition

 

Sherrod Brown Says Dems Need to Prioritize Workers Over Progressives

 

Kamala Harris Will Deliver A Speech Ahead Of Trump's State Of The Union

 

One Cheer for Tulsi

 

Howard Schultz: We’re not billionaires, we’re ‘people of means’

 

Howard Schultz plans Thursday policy speech as he moves toward presidential run

 

Can Oprah help restore the Beto O’Rourke glow?

 

Dem presidential field looks smaller than expected

 

Sasse’s jabs at Trump spark talk of primary challenger

 

ENERGY

 

Oil futures fall, with U.S. benchmark settling at a one-week low

 

Energy Prices

 

Exactly What Is ôThe Green New Deal?"

 

The weaponization of energy

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European markets upbeat; by oil and bank stocks lead the way

 

EU Concerned by Iran Missile Work, Regional Security Role

 

U.S. warns European allies not to use Chinese gear for 5G networks

 

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT

 

American Debt: Up, Up, and Away

 

FRANCE

 

'She burnt down my flat in revenge': Neighbour tells of dispute behind deadly Paris blaze

 

US giant GE to pay France €50 million after creating just 25 jobs out of 1,000

 

 

GERMANY

 

Germany to block foreign takeovers with taxpayer cash

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING 

 

Safety Razors, Bananas And Thrift Stores: Ocasio-Cortez Advises Teens Reducing Their CO2 Footprints

 

Climate change on front burner after 8 years of GOP rule

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

$3 billion is needed to address California’s doctor shortage, task force says

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Liam Neeson clarifies controversial revenge remarks: 'I'm not a racist'

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Wasserman Schultz Vows to Take a Trump National Emergency to Court

 

Omar Rips Trump Admin. for Granting Waiver to Christian Foster Group: Religious Freedom Means You Don’t Discriminate

 

Steyer Running Targeted Ads to Pressure Lawmaker to Subpoena Trump Taxes

 

Omar Doesn’t Mention Jews, Anti-Semitism When Asked What She’s Learned About Anti-Semitism

 

Nancy Pelosi Keeps Quoting Her Favorite Bible Verse. The Mystery: It’s Not Actually in the Bible.

 

Rep. Steve King invites Diamond and Silk to State of the Union

 

Ocasio-Cortez to bring Kavanaugh critic as her guest to Trump State of the Union

 

Many eyes will be on Nancy Pelosi, other Democrats during State of the Union address

 

Rep. Maxine Waters Claims Trump Has ‘Lied Over 8,000 Times,’ Says It’s 'Past Time for Impeachment!’

 

Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar blamed ôour involvement in other people’s affairs¤ for bloody jihad massacre in Kenya in 2013

 

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Former Clinton Campaign Adviser on Migrant Family Separation: ‘We’re Not Up in Arms Because These Children Are Not White’

 

IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

NYC subway shooting suspect, linked to MS-13, is in US illegally, ICE reveals

 

 

INDIA

 

Hindu Terrorists Use Threats And Violence To Force 98 Christians To Apostatize To Hinduism

 

IRAN

 

Iran says Trump plan to use Iraq base for spying reveals American ‘lies’

 

New Iranian Sanctions-busting Cryptocurrency Is Fool’s Gold, Analysts Say

 

IRGC Deputy Commander Salami: 'If The Europeans... Want To Act To Disarm Iran Of Missiles, We Will Be Forced Into A Strategic Leap'; 'Iran's Regional Influence Cannot Be Diminished, Because Its Essence Is A Matter Of Faith'

 

ISRAEL

 

As it readies peace plan, US says it sees no need to balance pro-Israel slant

 

Likud politicians think their voters are animals

 

Israel builds 20-foot high-tech, anti-tunnel barrier on Gaza border

 

Netanyahu to Austrian President: Israel Defending Europe from ISIS, Shi’ite Militants  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Upbeat at primaries, Likud voters see no need to choose between Netanyahu, Sa’ar

 

Bennett to Jewish Home leader: We are brothers

 

IDF Arrests Mother of Terrorist Brothers, Orders Demolition of Home  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

After Trump shares Netanyahu billboard pic, US insists it’s not backing anyone

 

Israeli UN Amb. Danny Danon on defending Israel globally

 

Israel arrests mother of Givat Assaf, Ofra terrorists

 

 MK Folkman's mother killed outside Kulanu headquarters

 

PA chooses terror promotion and rewards over US aid

 

Up to a third of Israeli nuptials held outside state religious bodies ù report

 

Gaza film wins top documentary at Paris foreign press awards

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Lean job market for Dems on K Street

MEDIA 

 

Media are already trashing Trump’s State of the Union address

 

A New Low in Media Lies from the Miami Herald

 

The Press Needs More Than A Super Bowl Ad To Fix Its Plunging Credibility

 

CNN Hosts Analyze Melania’s Decision to Invite Bullied Sixth-Grader Named Trump to SOTU: It’s ‘Good,’ But

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia’s latest satellite launches into orbit from French Guiana

 

 

MILITARY

 

Top US general says Trump did not consult him on Syria announcement

 

Europe defense projects could be among hundreds at risk if military construction funds are diverted to build wall

 

New retro-style Army Greens to hit the streets this year in phased rollout

 

Lawmakers demand answers in wake of Navy linguist’s death in Syria

 

Judges tosses 2 charges against SEAL accused of killing ISIS terrorist

 

Air Force does away with promotion test for senior NCOs

 

Trump Promises ‘Human Wall’ of Troops to Block Migrant Caravans

 

US, South Korea agree ‘in principle’ on military cost-sharing deal

 

‘Nothing to see here’? Black helicopters swarm Los Angeles in surprise urban warfare drill (Videos)

 

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

 

Feds Spend $228,636 to Find Out Why Obese Lesbians Binge Eat

 

POLITICS

 

Wealth tax. 70 percent rates. Medicare-for-all. Let’s take a breath.

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Catholic Clergy: Making Themselves Irrelevant

 

RUSSIA

 

Putin taunts Trump: 400 Russian military contractors sent to Venezuela in support of Maduro (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Top Russian diplomat blasts US for failing to furnish evidence of INF violations

 

Earth's Magnetic Pole is Quickly Moving Toward Russia, Models Say

 

Poll: Putin’s Popularity Falls from 80% to 64%, Lowest in 5 Years

 

Russian Army may give up 5.45mm rounds for Kalashnikov assault rifles

 

Taliban & Afghan delegates seek end to 18yr war at Moscow peace talks boycotted by US-backed Kabul

 

Defense chief: Russia needs to develop ground-based cruise and hypersonic missiles by 2020

 

Trump Held Talks With Moscow Leadership to Build Mall, Ex-Mayor Reveals

 

Russia’s top diplomat indicates US deploying missile launchers to Japan violates INF

Russian Expert Shumilin: 'Iran Is No Longer The Ally Of Russia'

 

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

NRA Spent Record Amount Lobbying Congress, With Little to Show

 

Washington State County Sheriff Nullifies State Statute’s Gun Grab

 

SENATE

 

US Senate passes anti-BDS bills, sending them to House

 

Neomi Rao’s Actual College Writings Undermine The Left’s Attempts To Attack Her

 

Sen. Graham Predicts GOP 'War' if Trump Tries to 'Go It Alone' on Border Wall

 

Liberal Writers Made Same Sexual Assault Arguments as Neomi Rao

 

Sen. Kennedy: World Won’t ‘Spin Off Its Axis’ if Trump Declares Emergency at Border

 

Should William Barr Be Barred from Confirmation?

 

Nominee to replace Kavanaugh pressed on past writings on date rape at hearing on her judicial nomination

 

Senate panel advances Trump's pick for key IRS role

 

Booker schooled by judicial nominee after question on ‘LGBTQ law clerks’

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

The existential threat Google-Facebook represent to America

 

Facebook apologizes after museum complains nude statues were censored

 

Pollster says younger lawmakers more likely to respond to State of the Union on social media

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Seoul sees drastic rise in ultrafine dust level in Jan: data

 

Chinese Military Planes Keep Buzzing Korean Identification Zone

 

Nobel-Winning Former President of Costa Rica Is Accused of Sexual Assault

 

S. Korea-US joint military exercise schedule to be announced: sources

 

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

 

Gavin McInnes sues SPLC over 'obsessive, malicious' hate labels

 

 

STATES

 

New York Faces $2.3 Billion Budget Shortfall

 

Bill would ban cigarette sales to anyone under 100 in Hawaii

 

Don’t Embarrass the Criminals! (Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo’s latest sop to the progressive Left is to ban mugshots.)

 

New York Governor Cuomo Blames Exodus of Wealthy on Trump

 

 

SUICIDES

 

Ketamine Could Be the Key to Reversing America’s Rising Suicide Rate

 

SYRIA

 

Images show S-300 air defense batteries in Syria likely turning operational

 

US calls on nations to repatriate militants as it leaves Syria

 

Religious Freedom Group Asks Trump Not to Withdraw From Syria, Warns Turkey’s Entry Will Lead to Genocide

 

TAIWAN

 

Military bombers and fighter jets are featured in China's new year video message to Taiwan as the...

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Netflix as Death Cult

 

Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two

 

Record profits put new bull’s-eye on tech giants

 

TERRORISM

 

Pope and Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh: Terrorism due to ôincorrect interpretations of religious texts¤ and poverty

 

Muslim involved in jihad murder plot at AFDI event gets half jail time feds sought, judge notes his ôquiet dignity¤ 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey's Erdogan slams US over delays in Syria buffer zone

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

London markets climb after higher than expected BP profits

 

Huge Psy-op in UK? Not interested. British media silent on Integrity Initiative months on

 

Britain says IS hostage John Cantlie may still be alive

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UNHRC set to blast Israel 7 times, but mum on China’s Muslim imprisonment

 
VATICAN

 

Pope signs declaration with Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar condemning ôterrorism and oppression¤ carried out in God’s name

 

Pope Francis admits nuns have been sexually abused by clergy

 

On the ground with Pope Francis in Islam's heartland

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuela and the oil supply line

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump Has Decided Not to Declare Emergency in State of the Union

 

Trump slams Schumer before his ‘call for unity’ in State of the Union address

 

Trump’s backing fuels ‘resistance’ on issues Democrats traditionally support

 

Trump's early trips to Florida club cost taxpayers nearly $14 million, watchdog finds

 

Trump’s Full-Month Approval Takes a Hit To Start Off 2019

 

Democrats Will Make Street Theatre Out Of Tonight’s SOTU

 

Judge Napolitano makes prediction on 'emergency' wall funding

 

We may finally see Trump’s tax returns, and Republicans are panicking

 

Trump will call for ‘unity’ tonight. It’s a scam, and here’s the proof.

 

Trump’s fixation on immigrants does real damage. North Carolina is proof.

 

WORLD BANK

 

Trump’s pick to lead World Bank spent years criticizing its mission

 

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