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Monday, September 24, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Democrat Senator: Brett Kavanaugh Probably Guilty of Sexual Assault Because He Might Overturn Roe  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

CA Dem Candidate Walks Back Previous Hard Line Pro-Choice Stance

 

Jason Miller Leaves CNN Job After Woman Claims He Drugged Her With Abortion Pill

 

Court strikes down Hawaii law requiring pregnancy centers to advertise abortion

 

VP Mike Pence: “Democrats Want Abortion on Demand and They Want You to Pay For It”

 

Pro-Abortion Groups Believe Christine Ford Despite No Evidence Her Kavanaugh Claims are True

 

City decides pro-life marchers have 1st Amendment rights

 

Court strikes down Hawaii law requiring pregnancy centers to advertise abortion

 

With one key phrase, Kavanaugh may have signaled strongest view yet of abortion law 

 

Sidewalk Advocates ready to sue in abortion fight

 

How safe are abortion rights in NY if Kavanaugh is confirmed?

 

China's new two-child policy should not be celebrated

 

Four People Kidnap Woman 8 Months Pregnant, Kill Her Baby in Forced Abortion  (South Africa) 

 

AFRICA 

 

Why Russia is wooing South Africa’s white farmers

 

Zimbabweans’ hope for fresh start fades quickly after disputed presidential election

 

AGRICULTURE

 

Free America’s Farmers

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

President Trump’s claims about NAFTA and the U.S. auto industry

 

CANADA

 

Canada May Follow Belgium to Approve Measure Allowing Doctors to Euthanize Children

 

Canada PM says informal NAFTA talks likely in next few days at U.N.

 

Now #MeToo is coming for your thought crimes

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Dobson: If Christians don't vote,  1 thing will take over

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China Says It Won’t Hold Trade Talks Unless Trump Stops Threats

 

China Is Confronting New U.S. Hostility. But Is It Ready for the Fight?

 

The war on coal is a winner for China

 

China's interference in US politics is only beginning

 

What China Can Teach the U.S. About Artificial Intelligence

 

Beijing Demands U.S. Withdraw Sanctions Imposed Over Military Purchases From Russia

 

CONGRESS

 

How the Trump tax law passed: Breaking the gridlock 

 

Saving the Republican Congress

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

SiriusXM is buying Pandora in $3.5 billion deal

 

COURTS

 

Florida man gets 20 years for cigarette theft

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Elementary school teacher claims she didn't know it was illegal to have affair with sixth-grade student

 

The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

 

5-month-old baby left in bathtub found dead: sheriff

 

Couple shocked to find they just bought infamous MS-13 house

 

How the US helped create Trump's 'violent animals'

 

Memorial service held for jogger stabbed in DC

 

A wealthy teen was cleared in a South L.A. killing. Critics say his race and privilege helped him win

 

The Las Vegas Massacre's Missing Data

 

15-year-old girl charged in deaths of mother, sister

 

‘That is his one pass’: Man accused of kidnapping, strangling woman to commit a sex act will not go to prison

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Ellison grilled over abuse allegations in Minnesota AG debate (Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison)

 

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii)  breaks Democrats’ silence on Ellison, says abuse charges ‘need to be investigated’  (Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison)

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

George Soros’s Son Pours Nearly $3 Million Into Democratic Coffers for Midterms

 

Bloomberg considered Oprah for his Cabinet if he became president

 

Ben and Jerry team up with MoveOn.org to create Democrat-inspired ice cream flavors 

 

Rock star: Michelle Obama to embark on arena tour to promote book

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Obama policies favoring Muslim students must go, feds told

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Trump seeks to restrict green cards from those on food, housing assistance

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Obama White House counsel under scrutiny by prosecutors in offshoot of Mueller probe (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Republicans call for special counsel to investigate ‘bureaucratic coup’ at Justice Department

 

Rod Rosenstein, quit!  (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

Rod Rosenstein’s Resistance 

 

Rosenstein's fate hangs in balance at White House meeting, as sources say he expects firing  (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

ECONOMY

 

Asian shares wobble on fear of long U.S.-China trade war; oil rallies

 

Next crash will be ‘worse than the Great Depression’: experts

 

EDUCATION

 

Video: CAIR Infiltrates Public Schools

 

How Jeff Bezos Should Spend the Money He Promised for Schools

 

BDS Professor Revokes Recommendation Letter for Tel Aviv U 

 

Let Teenagers Sleep In

 

No sympathy for Palestinian-victimnarrative in Texas (Schools to keep teaching Arab rejection of Israel as cause of 'ongoing conflict.')

 

 

ELECTORAL COLLEGE

 

Bryan Dean Wright: Hillary attack on Electoral College shows she’s in denial

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Independents approve of the economy, but will it help Republicans in the November elections?

 

Major Traders Are Talking About $100 Oil Again

 

 

The Most Important Election in 222 Years

 

ENERGY

 

Energy Prices

 

Dumb Energy Advances in Colorado

 

Major Traders Are Talking About $100 Oil Again

 

If California wants to go carbon-free, it needs to end its nuclear moratorium

 

The New Age of Coal

 

EUROPE

 

Comcast outbids Fox and Walt Disney Co. with $40-billion offer for Europe's Sky TV

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Questions Linger in Hungary About Chinese Investments

 

Dire events behind the scenes with European Union (Hungarian pastor reveals maneuvers changing geopolitical climate of world.)

 

 

FEMINISM

 

The Feminist Cult of Victimhood

 

How close is #MeToo to full riot mode?

 

FRANCE

 

Marine Le Pen Ordered to Take Psychiatric Tests for Opposing Jihad Terror

 

 

GOOGLE

 

The news rankings Google hopes you never see

 

GOP

 

Minnesota legislator quits race after daughter says he molested her

 

NRA withdraws support for GOP governor after gun control legislation

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

James Woods banned from Twitter over tweet that ‘could impact an election’

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Levin, Hill, and Two Other California Dems Took Donations From Cardenas-Run BOLD PAC

 

Learning to do a double flip: From red to blue and from reporter to politician

 

Dem Congressional Candidate Missed 35 Percent of Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs Meetings

 

Goodlatte threatens subpoena if DOJ doesn’t give McCabe memos (US Representative of Virginia Bob Goodlatte (R)/Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe)

 

Scandal Shakes a Virginia House Republican, Adding to Electoral Tremors

 

Key House Dem's objections stall intel bill as deadline looms

 

Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Experts Spar Over New Estimate of 22 Million Illegal Immigrants in US

 

Immigrants Should Support Themselves

 

INTERNET 

 

PayPal cuts off Alex Jones by permanently banning Infowars, related sites

 

IRAN

 

Trump administration rejects responsibility for parade attack, tells Iran ‘look in the mirror’ 

 

Volvo halts Iran truck assembly due to U.S. sanctions

 

Giuliani blasts Iran's 'outlaws and murderers'

 

Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack killing 25

 

ISRAEL

 

A Tribute to the Israeli Defense Forces  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Time to Designate the Palestinian Authority a Terrorist Organization

 

IDF and Russian army on collision course in Syria    

 

Land sale to Jews sparks arrests, criminal counts

 

 

MEDIA 

 

Woman’s Accusation Against Kavanaugh Was So Unsubstantiated the New York Times Said It’s Not Credible  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Character Assassins at the Washington Post  (And the fake news media.)

 

'Ignorant and unfunny': Shapiro blasts Sanders for saying America 'starves little children'

 

Media: The Democrat Enforcer

 

 

MEXICO

 

Fugitive caught in Mexico 15 years after escaping prison

 

 

MILITARY

 

Symposium: Why We Left Our POWs Behind

 

Vets remember daring raid that liberated 500 POWs in the Philippines

 

Twitter reacts after Japanese police reject airman’s ‘heart-warming’ gesture

 

Soldiers recount memorable moments from mandatory weekend safety briefs

 

Army base in Germany opens first exchange sports nutrition shop

 

First photos of 2 identified Korean War soldiers released

 

Who are the 49 World War I servicemen stirring a legal battle over a giant cross?

 

Plan to build Vietnam War education center on the National Mall is abandoned

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

NZ Supermarket Chain Halts Australian Strawberry Sales as Needles Found

 

PHILIPPINES

 

 Once wildly popular, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been losing the public's trust

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

  

Andy Stanley: Why are we seeing so many people leave the church?  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Because of Apostate teaching like pastor Stanley.  Read: Guest Commentary on Andy Stanley’s Sermon: “Speaking the Way the First Century Christians Did” .)

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Detained Upon Jail Release: Associates

 

Putin’s war is transforming Ukraine  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Credit Trump's toughness for Putin's softening in Syria

 

SENATE

 

Kavanaugh's Battle Approaching  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Second Kavanaugh Accuser Only Spoke Out After Spending 6 Days With Democrat Activist Inventing Her Story

 

Fourth Witness Who Christine Ford Says Saw Brett Kavanaugh Sexually Assault Her Says It Never Happened   (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Feinstein calls for delay in Kavanaugh nomination after new allegation  (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Kavanaugh Sends Defiant Letter to Diane Feinstein: “I Will Not be Intimidated” by This “Smear” Campaign

 

Dozens of Women Who Knew Brett Kavanagh in High School or Know Him Now: These Allegations are False

 

Conway: One man shouldn’t have to bear decades of the MeToo movement

 

Abortion Activist: That Four Witnesses Say Kavanaugh Allegations are False Actually Makes Them True

 

Kavanaugh Nomination at Risk as New Claims of Misconduct Emerge

 

Ex-college classmate accuses Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

 

Avenatti says he represents woman with ‘credible information’ about Kavanaugh

 

Grassley: Dems 'withheld information' on new Kavanaugh allegation

 

Kavanaugh to give Senate calendars from 1982 to back up denial

 

Farrow: ‘Not accurate’ to say those who knew Kavanaugh in college dispute latest accusation  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

Brett Kavanaugh denies new sexual assault accusation from Deborah Ramirez 

 

Bill Cosby accuser’s powerful message for Christine Blasey Ford

 

Democrats: Kavanaugh FBI probe still needed despite four witnesses discrediting accuser

 

No sleep till ... the Senate Judiciary hearing

 

Joe Biden invokes ‘Deliverance’ rape scene in defense of Kavanaugh accuser  (Vice-President Joseph R Biden Jr (D)

 

The Real Victims of the Kavanaugh Smear

 

The Kavanaugh confirmation is a festival of misdirection and ugliness

 

Christine Blasey Ford could indeed be lying

 

A G.O.P. Senate Candidate Highlights His Drug Industry Career. Should He?  (New Jersey)

 

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) to question Kavanaugh on high school environment(Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh; AVIPP COMMENTARY: Americans are concerned about the behavior of Congress. Read: Guess What Organization of More Than 500 Employees This Is? ;NBA, NFL, or Congress: Guess What Organization Has Most Convictions?; D.C. pharmacist provides Alzheimer's drugs for members of Congress, he says . )

 

Senator discloses decades-old fraternity assault after Trump tweet 

 

Kavanaugh accuser will testify Thursday in front of Senate Judiciary Committee

 

Is This Ford an Edsel?

 

With the Kavanaugh Charade, Do Polls Now Replace the Constitution?

 

Parents of Boys Should Be Outraged at Democrats

 

 Top Dem on Kavanaugh accuser's credibility: 'What in the hell did she have to gain’ with allegation?  (US Senator of Illinois Richard Durbin (D)

 

Ben Shapiro: 'Disgusting' for Democrats to turn Kavanaugh accusations into 'get-out-the-vote effort'  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii)  previews what she'll ask Kavanaugh during hearing with his accuser

 

'I fear for Lady Justice': Judge Jeanine slams Democrats' handling of Kavanaugh allegation

 

Fox News Poll: Record number say they would not confirm Kavanaugh; more believe accuser than him (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

4th  purported witness claims no knowledge of alleged Kavanaugh assault on Ford (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Cruz deploys social media strategy against O'Rourke after first debate  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)/(Democrat candidate for Texas Beto O’Rourke)

 

Schumer and Hannity agree: Trump shouldn’t fire Rosenstein (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)/ Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

Feinstein: The Greater of Two Evils(US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein’s (D) release of the Christine Ford allegations against Judge Kavanaugh should forever put to rest any idea that this woman has any level of ethics or respect for our constitutional system.)

 

How Feinstein is conspiring to destroy Kavanaugh

 

Ford friend says she doesn't recall party where alleged assault occurred

 

Let's get real about Beto O'Rourke winning Texas (Democrat candidate for Texas Beto O’Rourke)

 

Kavanaugh's nomination just got more complicated

 

The Burning of Brett Kavanaugh 

 

Fight for Kavanaugh 

 

Mag's flimsy reporting on Kavanaugh accuser has critics howling  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Senator Hirono (D-Hawaii) Didn’t Always Tell Men to ‘Shut Up’ and Believe Accusers

 

Kavanaugh: Feminism is Just Another Lefty Tribalism 

 

Half of Voters Say Reporters Aim to Defeat Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

 

Conservative Campaign Committee in Texas for Cruz  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

The Real Victims of the Kavanaugh Smear

 

 Joy Behar Claims Kavanaugh is “Guilty.” Will Have to be “Impeached” if Confirmed  

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

We May Be Witness to a Defining Moment in Korea

 

SPORTS

 

Tiger Woods’s failures made him human. Now we can all embrace his redemption.

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

Receding floodwaters leave dead fish on highway in North Carolina 

 

Heavy rain stretches from mid-Atlantic to Texas

 

Wyoming Wildfire Forces Evacuations, Closes Highway South of Jackson

 

Cargo Train Derails on Iowa River

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Terror Victims, Families Demand Trump Admin Block Palestinian Prez Entry to U.S.

 

John Kerry on Trump's 'disarray' and how to fix our broken politics   (Former US Secretary of State John Kerry) 

 

Pompeo says officials not backing Trump's mission 'ought to find something else to do'  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

Mike Pompeo blasts Russia: ‘They have not proven helpful’ anywhere in the world  

 

America Fights for Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad, Pompeo Says

America Fights for Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad, Pompeo Says  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

TRADE

 

Trump's trade war with China just got a whole lot bigger

 

Over and out: CB radio-maker struggles to adjust to Trump tariffs

 

Winning the trade war

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey’s Erdogan Vows to Impose Secure Zones East of Euphrates in Syria

 

UNIONS 

 

Big Labor Drops Big Dollars on Dems

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Law protecting Christianity since 1690 to be reversed

 

How a British music publicist ended up in the middle of the Russia storm

 

UK’s Brexit Minister Says Confident of Deal, Needs Two to Tango

 

Roger Stone sought contact with WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, email suggests

 

Who Will Lead the Tories Next?

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

As the General Assembly convenes, Taiwan, a democracy without U.N. representation, is struggling to get noticed. 

 

For Nikki Haley, a lower profile as Trump heads back to the U.N.(US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

WHITE HOUSE 

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump Is Changing GOP for the Better, Supporters Say

 

Trump reaffirms support for Kavanaugh, lashes out at 'totally political' new allegations

 

Trump leaves door open to firing Rosenstein (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

The ‘deep state’ leaves Trump with no good options

 

Kavanaugh a ‘man of integrity,’ Pence tells Values Voter Summit (Vice-President Mike Pence/Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Trump may push antitrust probe into Google, Facebook

 

Trump holds his fire as advisers urge him not to dismiss Rosenstein

 

Sheldon Adelson Sees a Lot to Like in Trump’s Washington

 

Pop culture blackout: Melania Trump missing from magazine covers, TV appearances

 

Trump: I’m not worried about Cohen cooperating because ‘I’m an honest guy’

 

Christian conservatives believe in Trump’s power to turn away a Democratic ‘blue wave’

 

‘I’m not the president of the globe’: Trump goes it alone as he faces world leaders at U.N.

 

GOP troubles with women get worse after Trump defends Kavanaugh on sexual assault allegation — and a second accuser comes forward

 

A year after his stormy debut at the U.N., Trump will claim that his combative approach to foreign policy has been successful

 

 

 

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