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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

 

 

ABORTION

 

Roe v Wade is 'precedent,' Kavanaugh says, but there's more to the future of abortion(Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Brett Kavanaugh Refuses to Say There is a So-Called “Right” to Abortion

 

Why I Directed Gosnell

 

Diane Feinstein Falsely Claims Millions of Women Died From Illegal Abortions. Here’s the Truth  (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Nashville abortion clinic closes after 30 years, 73,000 dead babies

 

Planned Parenthood Launches New Ads Trashing Brett Kavanaugh, Will “Fight Like Hell” to Stop Him

 

Kavanaugh explains reasoning in teen illegal immigrant’s abortion case

 

Judge Strikes Down Texas Law Requiring Proper Burial for Aborted Babies

 

. Will Scotland begin funding Northern Irish women’s travel abortions?

 

Massive Pro-Life Protest With 20,000 People Forces Guatemala to Cancel Bill to Legalize Abortions

 

Group Defends Billboards Telling Black Women Abortion is “Self-Care.” Says They Celebrate Abortions

 

TV Screenwriter Hopes Brett Kavanaugh’s Daughters Don’t Lose Their Right to Abort His Grandkids

 

County Defeats Resolution Recognizing Unborn Babies as Human Beings After Republican Votes No

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California Governor Jerry Brown Should Veto Bill Forcing Colleges to Offer Free Abortions

 

'Unbelievable': Dem Candidate Compares Abortion to a Tonsillectomy in Push for Taxpayer Funding

 

Kavanaugh Refuses to Promise to Never Overturn Roe v. Wade Case Allowing Abortions Up to Birth

 

Pro-lifer accuses Shout Your Abortion of stealing her photo for piece bragging about 3 abortions

 

Hillary Clinton Attacks Brett Kavanaugh on Abortion: “He Will Overturn Roe v. Wade”

 

'Reversing Roe': Watch Abortion Debate Unfold in Powerful Trailer

 

Abortion Activists Caught Getting Paid to Disrupt Kavanaugh Supreme Court Hearings

 

Why Gov. Brown (D-California) should veto this abortion measure

 

Planned Parenthood Will Spend $20 Million on Pro-Abortion Candidates Trying to Take Over the Senate

 

Supreme Court Pick Matters To State Lawmakers, Too. Especially On Abortion

 

Brett Kavanaugh Defends Ruling That Trump Admin Did Not Have to Help Illegal Immigrant Get Abortion

 

Dallas Abortion Billboard Sparks Outrage, Organization's Director Speaks Out

 

Parents Force 14 Year-Old Gang Rape Victim to Have Abortion, Subject Her to More Trauma  (London, England)

 

ADOPTION

 

States are Trying to Shut Down Christian Adoption Agencies and That Hurts Children

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Deadly attack a reminder of constant threats in America's longest war

 

US: Killing of US Soldier Monday Was by Afghan Policeman

 

 

AFRICA

 

UN envoy: Libya lurching from emergencies as extremists grow

 

The South Africa Question

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Toyota Recalls 1 Million Prius, C-HR Models on Risk of Fire

 

BIOTECHNOLOGY

 

Silicon Valley startup Theranos is shutting down for good

 

CANADA

 

Justin Trudeau finally gets the trade trouble he deserves (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) 

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

Russia at UN accuses US of ‘destructive’ meddling in Nicaragua

 

COLD WAR

 

Prager U Video: What Was the Cold War?

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Top U.S. Counterintelligence Official: China Is Devoting ‘Ungodly Resources’ to Conduct Espionage Against U.S.

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

North’s media say Kim vows nuclear-free Korea amid standoff

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Congress Wants Tighter Regulation of Social Media Giants Ahead of Midterm Elections

 

COURTS

 

Judge Rejects Lawsuit Challenging GOP Candidate’s ‘Small Business Owner’ Status (California)

 

Police Captain’s Son Sentenced for ISIS-Inspired Terror Attack

 

Piano teacher told to cover up religious music

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Details emerge about man charged in Mollie Tibbetts' murder

 

More than 100 Arrested in California Labor Day Protests

 

Ex-college football coach, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

Info Released By Florida’s Andrew Gillum Raises New Questions on FBI Probe  (Democrat Candidate for Governor of Florida Andrew Gillum)

 

Tucker vs. Progressive Boston D.A. candidate

 

What do we still want from Monica Lewinsky?

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

The education of Betsy DeVos: Why her school choice agenda has not advanced (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

 

Does Mueller Have an October Surprise?  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Why Was Andrew Weissmann Kept 'in the Loop' by Bruce Ohr?

 

What if Mueller appointment is 'totally unconstitutional?' 

 

ECONOMY

 

U.S. stocks close mostly lower as tech sector has worst day in over a month

 

Nasdaq and S&P 500 fall as Netflix leads steep tech sell-off

 

Stock market has room to rally more than 10% by year-end, says famed bull

 

Asian Stocks Drop Amid EM Turmoil; Dollar, Yen Dip: Markets Wrap

 

Stocks fall, dollar up on trade tensions, emerging market woes

 

Cryptocurrencies plunge amid report Goldman is putting crypto venture on hold

 

Emerging-Market Contagion Fears Rotate From Currencies to Stocks

 

Disaster Is Inevitable When America's Stock Market Bubble Bursts

 

Stock market has room to rally more than 10% by year-end, says famed bull

 

Gold ends above $1,200 as trade jitters unsettle markets

 

How the U.S. economy turned six good jobs into bad ones

 

10-year Treasury yield holds near 3-week high as trade deficit widens

 

EDUCATION

 

The reason why public school enrollment is crashing

 

New policy bars thousands of fraternities from serving their own hard alcohol

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

California's 'Motor Voter' program sees slew of registrations improperly sent

 

Can a Red Wave Actually Happen?

 

Insurgent Democrat Topples Another Incumbent in Boston Primary

 

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices drop to 1-week lows as Gulf Coast storm Gordon misses major energy sites

 

Energy Prices

 

Peak Oil: A Lesson in False Prophecy

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks drop as trade worries persist

 

 

GOOGLE

 


Google Won’t Tell Congress If It’s Working With China on Censored Search Engine

 

 

GOP

 

Steve Bannon is a bigot. There is no point in debating bigots

 

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

 Poll: Majority want to keep ObamaCare protections for preexisting conditions

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

How careless hospitals are letting infections kill kids

 

 

HOLLYWOOD 

 

Tyler Perry offers ‘Cosby Show’ actor a job after public shaming

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Utah Rep. Mia Love hammers Dem opponent for backing same-sex ‘marriage’

 

Rep. Smith (R-Texas): If Dems. Take House, It’s ‘Amnesty Number One, Number Two, and Number Three’

 

Steyer to Hold Calif. Fundraiser With House Challengers Quiet on Impeachment

 

Dem Candidate Kim Schrier’s (D-Washington) Practice Hit for Not Treating Most Poor Children

 

Scott Wallace (D-Pennsylvania) Owns Stock in Opioid Manufacturer Being Sued by His District

 

Michael Moore Knocks Pelosi, Establishment Democrats: They Use Me But ‘See Me as a Huge Threat’(House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)         

 

Wisconsin Dem Candidate Quietly Removes Endorsement From Campaign Website Following Harassment Allegations

 

Rep. Hunter's (R-California) Trial Pushed Back Until After Election Day

 

INTERNET 

 

A Solution to Internet Tyranny

 

IRAQ

 

Protesters and security forces clash in Basra after 8 killed in night of violence

 

IRAN

 

 

Iran Touts Collaboration With Soros’ Open Society Foundations

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Shift to UNHCR criteria would strip refugee status from millions of Palestinians

 

The secrecy is unveiled: a race to destroy Iranian facilities in Syria

 

Israel invented a unique way of injuring Palestinians that "cameras are incapable of revealing," says Fatah official

 

Paraguay Moves Embassy Back to Tel Aviv, PA Claiming Credit

 

Satellite images show damage at Syria site from raid attributed to Israel

 

PA threatens legal action over Bedouin settlement demolition

 

High Court okays demolition of West Bank (Judea and Samaria) Bedouin village

 

Questions for our Leaders About the Next War

 

Jerusalem Mufti: The Palestinian Refugees Must Not Accept Compensation For Their Land – And Any Who Do So Are Infidels And Are Betraying Allah And The Homeland

 

President: Nation-state law ‘bad for Israel and bad for the Jews’

 

Iran deepens military grip on Syria despite 200 Israeli strikes in 21 months

 

Hamas commander dies in accidental explosion in Gaza Strip

 

Philippine President’s Visit to Israel Yields 21 Business Deals, $82.9M in Investments

 

Israeli with fake bomb sparks US airport panic; he was headed to security course

 

Trump’s Peace-Making Style: Take Your Time But Slay ‘Sacred Cows’ In The Process

 

Canadian trade minister sees great potential in Canada-Israel relations

 

Fore! Israel drone system to drop food to North Dakota golfers

 

PA official blasts Supreme Court ruling on demolition of Khan al-Ahmar.

 

Canadian trade minister sees great potential in Canada-Israel relations

 

Israeli Arab leaders: Police part of crime problem in Arab society

 

Israeli farmers suing Hamas for burning crops

 

Hamas leader admits violent Gaza protests a diversion

 

JAPAN

 

Landslides after powerful 6.6 magnitude quake hits Japan’s Hokkaido

 

MARXISM

 

The Times Are Not Really Changing  (The white man is the enduring arch-villain in the Cultural Marxist conception of history.)

 

MEDIA 

 

The media continues to report the fake news that Trump's tax cuts blew a big hole in the budget

 

Why the New Yorker’s concerns about normalizing Steve Bannon miss the point

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

23 injured after Saudi Arabian forces intercept Houthi missile fired toward Najran

 

MILITARY

 

Soldier killed in Afghanistan insider attack was on 13th deployment

 

Overseas military exchange stores thrive in face of ‘retail apocalypse’

 

Lawyer for homeless veteran: $400K in donations is all gone

 

Lawmakers ask VA secretary to research marijuana as an alternative to opioids

 

Class ring recovered from WWII crash scene in England is returned to gunner’s son

 

Parents of child molested by Marine colonel seek $25 million for pain, suffering

 

F-35C aboard USS Abraham Lincoln damaged during refueling operations

 

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

 Rev. Ellis, You Have Done Nothing Wrong  (Aretha Franklin funeral)

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Neil Armstrong, America and the folly of 'First Man'

 

PAKISTAN

 

‘Pakistan will not allow violation of Saudi sovereignty,’ says minister

 

 

PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS (PETA)

 

Maryland crab restaurant hits back at PETA's billboard with its own

 

PHILIPPINES

 

 As Duterte wraps up Israel visit, Philippine mayor on his drug list shot dead  (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES

 

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos gives $10 million to super PAC in first major political contribution

 

POLITICS

 

Franklin, McCain and Politicized Funerals

 

PRISONS

 

Janet Reno’s Last Victim

 

RUSSIA

 

Boy, 15, beheaded himself with chainsaw after losing computer game: reports 

 

Russia: Hole in space station was likely act of sabotage 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT 

 

Stunned by a surge in mass shootings, California lawmakers send nine gun-control bills to the governor

 

Gun owners’ intensity turns ‘minority in American politics’ into outsized force

 

Pennsylvania town sued for anti-gun zoning

 

 

SENATE

 

Moderate Democrats Praise Kavanaugh’s Performance: ‘He’s Handled Himself Very Professionally’(Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

DeGeneres Brings up ‘New Details’ on O’Rourke DUI Without Saying What They Are(Democrat candidate for Texas Beto O’Rourke)

 

Feinstein Incites Outrage After Apologizing to Kavanaugh for Hearing Disruptions(US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Kavanaugh says 'no one is above the law' but ducks questions about Trump

 

 Liz Peek: At Kavanaugh hearing, Democratic anger boils over

 

Baldwin Seeks to Overturn Trump Rule on Short-Term Health Insurance Plans  (US Senator of Wisconsin Tammy Baldwin (D)

 

Rubio Snaps at Alex Jones Not to Touch Him in Tense Exchange: ‘I’ll Take Care of You Myself’  (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)

 

Democrats disgrace themselves in day one of Kavanaugh hearings  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

The Kavanaugh Show Trial Begins

 

A Reply to George Will’s Questions for Kavanaugh

 

Dems reportedly considered walkout at Kavanaugh hearing, feared backlash

 

John Kyl’s return to the Senate, replacing McCain, is very good news  (Former US Senator of Arizona John Kyl (R)

 

The Kavanaugh hearings don’t have to be an exercise in futility  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

McCain ‘didn’t give a s–t’ about White House aide mocking his death  (The late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

McCain’s death didn’t teach Republicans anything. The Kavanaugh hearing proves it.

 

Senate Supreme Court hearings have become a pathetic farce

 

Family Friend: 'Cindy McCain Didn't Really Want John's Senate Seat'

 

Democrats wage a losing battle over Kavanaugh

 

Democrats' Ruckus at Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing 

 

Democrats' Kavanaugh Tantrums Are An Embarrassment   

 

Kavanaugh withstands Democrats’ coordinated attack: ‘I am a pro-law judge’

 

Republicans tally interruptions as Democrats use Kavanaugh hearings as 2020 audition

 

Hearing so hot, Kavanaugh's daughters removed

 

Warren to face former Trump campaign co-chair in Mass. Senate race  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Parkland victim’s dad says Kavanaugh ‘turned his back’ on him

 

10 things to watch for in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing Wednesday

 

Southern Republican senators reject Trump’s criticism of Sessions(US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

The Twitter trolls attacking my work are all wrong

 

Protecting democracy is an arms race. Here’s how Facebook can help.

 

SOCIAL JUSTICE

 

Evangelicals falling under deceptive but popular spell

 

SPORTS

NFL issues a statement on Colin Kaepernick after his Nike deal is announced

 

Nike: The Social Justice Slave Labor Shoe That Hates America

 

Kaepernick Deal: Nike May Discover To Be Woke Is No Joke

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Millions prep for flooding as Gordon eyes Midwest

 

Under Cuomo, everything is a campaign ad(Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

California ignores Norway’s lessons, moves toward corporate gender quotas

 

SYRIA

 

US will ‘respond swiftly’ if Assad uses chemical weapons (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

TERRORISM

 

Homegrown Terror Threats Rise in the U.S. for Third Consecutive Month

 

TRADE

 

In a trade war, everyone loses

 

TROPICAL STORMS

 

Gordon weakens as storm moves inland, dumps heavy rain on Gulf Coast

 

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall at Alabama-Mississippi border; 1 killed in Florida

 

TURKEY

 

Erdogan hopes Tehran summit will avert Idlib offensive (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 closes in red and at four month-low amid trade worries

 

If Corbyn became PM, almost 40% of UK Jews would ‘seriously consider’ leaving

 

Ex-Bank of England chief King blasts ‘incompetence’ of U.K. Brexit preparations

 

U.K. Gov’t Report Finds E-Cigarettes ‘Substantially Less Harmful,’ Urges Deregulation

 

2 Russians charged over Novichok poisoning of ex-spy, used fake perfume bottle, British officials say

 

VATICAN

 

Pope Francis hosted embattled Cardinal Donald Wuerl in Rome, told him: Talk with your priests

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

 I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration

 

Tucker: The real problem with the anonymous NY Times op-ed

 

Outraged by Woodward book, Trump comments on libel laws

 

President demands NY Times identify WH official who penned explosive 'resistance' op-ed

 

In NYT op-ed, anonymous Trump admin senior official vows to thwart president

 

Trump: ‘I’m Tough as Hell on People’ Because Otherwise Nothing Would Get Done

 

 Will Trump shutdown government over border wall?

 

Trump suggests that Nike’s stock is ‘getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts’

 

The President’s Shameful Attacks on His Attorney General

 

Iran worried about its survival, says Trump, leaving door open for talks

 

Aides took orders off Trump’s desk to stop him from signing them: Woodward

 

Mueller will reportedly accept written answers from Trump (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Trump: Bob Woodward has ‘had a lot of credibility problems’

 

Trump’s contempt for justice discloses his @real character

 

Trump Slams 'First Man' Film Over US Flag Controversy

 

Trump’s tweets criticizing Jeff Sessions mark a grotesque new low  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Trump Criticizes Nike for ‘Terrible Message’ in Kaepernick Ad

 

Trump denies calling Sessions 'mentally retarded,' 'dumb Southerner'   

 

Sorry, Mr. Trump, the Attorney General Is America’s Lawyer

 

Lanny Davis uses women’s magazine article to push for Trump’s removal from office

 

Trump Condemns Woodward’s White House Book as a ‘Con on the Public

 

 

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