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Thursday, July 26, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

California AG accused of bias in baby-parts-for-sale case

 

Teen Vogue Tells Girls Abortion 'Can Be Funny'

 

Federal court hears appeal in Kentucky abortion case

 

What does abortion have to do with being secretary of state in Massachusetts?

 

Support for Roe is Up, But Other Abortion Polling Divided and Steady

 

Abortion Rights Jumps to Top of Agenda in Pennsylvania Governor's Race, Pitting Pro-Choice Incumbent Versus Pro-Life Challenger

 

Governor hopeful Kelda Roys' claim that abortion is a crime in Wisconsin has some truth but misleads

 

'Handmaid's Tale' march for Argentine abortion rights

 

AFRICA

 

Government tries to save rhinos, but kills 81%

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Ford cuts 2018 profit forecast; tariffs, China sales hurt second quarter

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

 DMV worker slept on job 3 hours a day for years, not punished

 

As the Swamp Turns

 

 

CANADA

 

Toronto shooter frequented ISIS website, expressed support

 

 CAPITALISM

 

More Capitalists, Not Fewer, Is the Answer to Inequality

 

CENSUS BUREAU

 

The Census Bureau owes us some peace of mind

 

CIVIL WAR

 

America’s Next Civil War Will Be Worse Than Our Last

 

CONGRESS 

 

Congress Should Focus on Regulatory Inhibitors to Broadband Growth

 

Outraged by Trump's trade war? Tell Congress to take back its tariff power

 

COURTS

 

Judge allows ‘emoluments’ lawsuit against Trump to proceed

 

More legal problems for Stormy Daniels

 

Michael Avenatti gets judge to bar media from his testimony on Newport Beach law firm's bankruptcy

 

Judge Allows Suit on Conflict of Interest Over Trump Hotels

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Activists quick to blame ‘white supremacy’ in BART stabbing death

 

Arson suspect arrested as homes burn in Idyllwild; hundreds ordered to evacuate (California)

 

Cop fired after charging police chief and mayor with forgery

 

A welcome bit of transparency from LAPD after the tragic Trader Joe's shooting

 

Woman fatally stabs fiancé during argument about wedding guest: cops

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

The Other Russian Hacking: Will Moscow's Cyber-Attacks Turn Off Your Lights?

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Can Keith Ellison Enforce the Law Without Bias?  (Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison)

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

The Democratic Party no longer believes in hard work

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

 

Farm groups fear Trump aid won’t fix trade damage

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

DeVos Proposes to Curtail Debt Relief for Defrauded Students  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Hispanic Dems press Nielsen on family separations  (Department Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen)

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

How Hillary Clinton Set Up Mueller to Fail (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

EDUCATION

 

LA City Attorney Mulls Prosecution of UCLA Anti-Israel Disruptors

 

UCLA surpasses $4.2 billion fundraising goal, a boon for a public campus faced with diminished state aid

 

Visa Restrictions for Chinese Students Alarm Academia

 

ENERGY

 

Energy Prices

 

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Judicial Watch now wants Carter Page FISA transcripts

  

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT

 

Trump Tax Cut Is Pushing the Federal Deficit to $1 Trillion  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Government spending not tax cuts are increasing the deficit. Read: Feds Collect Record Individual Income Taxes Through May; Still Run $532.2B Deficit ; Treasury: Federal Budget Surplus for April Largest on Record, Driven by Tax Deposits ; CBO forecasts largest-ever monthly surplus as record tax receipts pour in. )

 

 

FEMINISM

 

What Feminists Can Do for Boys

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

 

Got alt-milk? Trump administration takes up battle over dairy imitators

 

FRANCE

 

French butchers say ‘militant’ vegan activists using ‘terror’ tactics to destroy culinary culture

 

Topless Putin critic found dead at 31(Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

 

GERMANY

 

Serial killer accidentally kills himself in jail during sex act

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Why Hasn't The California Heat Wave Sparked The Usual Global Warming Hysteria?

 

A Carbon Tax Plan That’s a Bad Deal for the Public

 

 

GOVERNMENT

 

Hurt 'em with government; Help 'em with government: Trumponomics adopts Obamanomics

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

How the mysterious 'suicide disease' has ruined this woman's life

 

New Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Big Promise in Early Trial

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

From Burt Reynolds to Johnny Depp, why do so many mega-rich celebs go broke?

 

 

HOLOCAUST

 

The Greatest Hysteria in American History (Leftists cheapen the Holocaust as a new way to justify their Trump derangement syndrome.)

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Group of 11 House Republicans introduce articles of impeachment against Deputy AG

 

House panel votes to roll back Trump’s zero-tolerance border policy

 

Devin Nunes: Suspicious about John Brennan Russia warnings from the start  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

The speaker’s contradiction: Ryan draws a dark portrait of political talk but doesn’t mention Trump  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

GOP lawmaker: 'I do not support' impeaching Rosenstein (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

Rep. Francis Rooney: Not all trade agreements are created equal

 

 

IRAQ

 

Good intentions without accountability won't help Iraq

 

MEDIA 

 

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow: White House deliberately omitted key question from Trump-Putin transcript

 

CNN's infamous Michael Cohen tape of Trump has zero useful information

 

 

MILITARY

 

Pentagon policy chief on space force

 

Osan airman hospitalized for serious heat illness suffered during ruck march

 

Army doesn’t know what it got in return for $78 million in maintenance fees

 

Postal rate hike doubles costs for many packages sent to troops overseas

 

Lawsuit claims Coast Guard wrongfully forced members to retire

 

Marine sentenced to 7 years in killing of fellow private at Camp Pendleton

 

First woman promoted to Navy admiral dies at 98

 

MYANMAR

 

Burma's bloody persecution of Rohingyas demands a US response

 

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

NASA trained, privately employed: This test pilot hopes to make history as a corporate astronaut

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

Shrouded in Smoke, Yosemite Park Is a Virtual Ghost Town

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Reforming NATO is the only way to save it

PENSIONS

 

California's public-employee pensions don't have the luxury of making political statements

 

POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES

 

Pro-Trump Super-PAC Got Illegal Contributions, Complaint Alleges

 

RACISM

 

Sacha Baron Cohen made an Arizona town seem racist. The Kingman mayor is taking it seriously.

 

SENATE

 

Senate Dem Candidate Goes Socialist

 

Country’s marquee Senate race puts value of campaign cash to test

 

'That’s Racism Right There!'  (White US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D) supporter attacks independent Indian candidate Shiva Ayyadurai.)

 

5 'Never Trump' senators are least popular

 

Pompeo spars with senators at testy hearing (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

In Senate Hearing, Pompeo Defends Trump’s Russia Policy

 

Why Not Just Bomb Our Cities, Senator?

 

GOP lawmakers introduce articles of impeachment against Rosenstein

 

Feinstein maintains lead in Senate race as Republicans signal they'll stay home, poll finds (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Twitter has placed ‘shadow bans’ on prominent Republicans: Report

 

Facebook's grim forecast: privacy push will erode profits for years

 

SPORTS

 

Dallas Cowboys owner says team will be forced to stand during anthem

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Pompeo: US 'rejects Russia’s attempted annexation of Crimea'  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Reversing the damage of previous administrations  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Kavanaugh is right to have major doubts about special counsels

 

TELEVISION

 

Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show is unfunny because it’s true

 

TRADE

 

Trump's Art Of The (Trade) Deal: U.S.-EU Trade War Averted — For Now

 

Trump can't bail out all Americans hurt by his trade war

 

Coca-Cola says it's raising soda prices after Trump tariffs

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Anti-Semitism On Full Display At UN

 

Haley: All Muslim states do is get people 'riled up' (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

White House bans CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins from Rose Garden event

 

Veterans, VA employees rally against Trump’s workforce orders

 

Trump lies. And lies. And lies.

 

Trump, Russia and the future

 

Trump’s work requirements have been tested before. They succeeded.

 

Once a ‘punching bag,’ Cohen takes a swing at Trump

 

How Trump manipulates Putin   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

‘Fully in charge’: Trump administration defends get-tough Russia policy after Helsinki summit

 

Andrew McCarthy: Trump can resolve all FISA questions

 

Feud between Trump and Cohen quickly becomes personal

 

Trump tweets his ‘love’ for EU with photo of kiss

 

White House quiet on Cohen tape, lawyers skeptical it 'advances the ball' against Trump  

 

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