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Thursday, September 6, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Brett Kavanaugh Confirms There is No Right to Abortion in the Constitution (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Abortion Documents Take Center Stage at Kavanaugh Hearing

 

Abortion like tonsillectomy? Franklin Graham erupts

 

Kavanaugh Tells Senate That Government Can’t Force Christian Groups to Pay for Abortions

 

Service on September 8 to remember the victims of abortion

 

Brett Kavanaugh Open to Overturning Roe v. Wade: “Supreme Court Can Always Overrule Its Precedent”

 

Pro-Abort Obama Backer Introduces Kavanaugh: He’s ‘Best Choice Liberals Could Reasonably Hope For’

 

Why This Pastor Changed His Mind About Abortion

 

Hey Kamala Harris: “Government Has Power Over the Male Body” Already. 1,268 Boys Die Every Day in Abortions  (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

Texas Fetal Burial Law Struck Down in Another Blow to Abortion Restrictions

 

Republican Lisa Murkowski Still Unsure if She Will Support Brett Kavanaugh Because of Abortion  (US Senator of Alaska Lisa Murkowski (R)

 

Democrats Are Coming After Kavanaugh on Abortion 

 

Gloria Steinem Calls Abortion the “Basis of Democracy”

 

Brett Kavanaugh faces tough questioning on abortion - video

 

Group to display large images of aborted fetuses at University of Akron

 

Feinstein mistakenly says 200,000 to 1,200,000 women died in illegal abortions decades ago(US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Even the Liberal Media Calls Out Diane Feinstein for Lying About Women Dying in Illegal Abortions

 

Commentary: How Texas shames teens who seek an abortion

 

A Republican Enlisted His Pregnant Daughter for an Abortion Attack Ad

 

Pro-Abortion Women’s March is Paying Abortion Activists to Disrupt Kavanaugh Hearings

 

Abortion lobby pounces on Kavanaugh email recognizing legal debate about Roe v. Wade

 

Planned Parenthood Calls for an “Outpouring of Rage” to Stop Brett Kavanaugh

 

Judge blocks Texas law requiring humane disposal of fetal remains

 

Poll: 55% of Americans Want All or Most Abortions Made Illegal, 53% of Women Agree

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Shout, Arrest, Repeat. Who Are the Abortion Activists Getting Arrested at the Kavanaugh Hearings?

 

Twitter CEO Says It Will Promote Liberal, Pro-Abortion Reporters to Counter “Fake News”

 

Pregnancy Centers Served Nearly 2 Million People With Free Services and Abortion Alternatives in 2017

 

Guatemala follows Argentina’s pro-life example, scuttles abortion legislation

 

British Pro-Life Group Appeals Scotland’s Decision Allowing Do-It-Yourself Abortions

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Student shot in 2016 attack in Afghanistan fears for her life more than ever

 

Afghanistan: Imam arrested for involvement in jihad bombing attacks

 

 

AFRICA

 

Tunisia’s once-lavish resorts deserted and abandoned after jihad massacres of tourists

 

The Awful Unintended Consequences of Virtue-Signaling Liberals  (Let's take a single hypothetical village in sub-Saharan Africa and look at how liberal virtue-signaling can destroy it.)

 

Ugandan Government Bends Over In Obedience To The Sodomite Agenda

 

 

AMERICA

 

Suicidal Empires

 

America is still free, and the people will be heard

 

ASIA

 

Hopes rise that inter-Korean talks will kick-start denuclearization 

 

Korean leaders will meet for third summit this year despite stalled progress on denuclearization

 

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Australia’s Economy Expands Strongly in 2Q

 

Australian Market Extends Losing Streak

 

The Australian Dollar Is Acting Like an Emerging-Market Currency

 

Australia is not on track to reach 2030 Paris target (but the potential is ... 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Ford recalls two million trucks over seat belt fire risk

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

 

New York City is still failing on lead paint in public housing

 

 

CANADA

 

Canada's dollar lowers as stock indexes decrease

 

U.S.-Canada trade talks grind on, but 'final' issues unresolved

 

Trudeau says Canada will formally apologize for turning away German Jews in 1939  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

'CanadaCreep' jailed two years for voyeurism, child porn

 

Notley urges Ottawa to expedite Trans Mountain with legislative fix for marine safety

 

COMMUNIST CHINA  

 

China: Retaliation ready if US tariffs go ahead

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Kim Open to ‘Stronger’ Denuclearization Steps, South Korea Says  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

North Korea to cooperate with US in nuclear talks: report

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Why the GOP will likely maintain control of Congress

 

 

COURTS

 

Deal unlikely in Mormon church sexual abuse case

 

Boston police captain’s son, a convert to Islam, gets 20 years for jihad massacre plot at college

 

Charlottesville man fined $1 after assault on white-nationalist organizer in 2017

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Illegal Alien Charged With Sexual Battery of 8-Year-Old Girl

 

Minneapolis: Muslim cop who shot unarmed woman was found “unable to handle the stress” of police work, hired anyway

 

3 killed in Cincinnati bank shooting

 

Man hired Thursday, fired Sunday tries to kill boss: cops

 

Would-be robber drops gun, pants during failed hold-up

 

Man charged in Tibbetts' death used alias at work: report

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Why Clinton Sat with Farrakhan

 

Kennedy family member who wrote a memoir of addiction and recovery dies at 63

 

The new Tappan Zee shows the best – and the worst of – Cuomo  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo)

 

Is a Tea Party of the Left brewing inside the Democratic Party?

 

Civil war looms for Democrats after left-wing upsets: ‘This is just the beginning’

 

How Democrats exploit inequality

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Hacking, cyberattacks now the biggest threat to US, Homeland Security chief warns

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

U.S. probing Wells Fargo's wholesale banking unit: WSJ

 

DOJ announces charges in Sony, Wannacry attacks  

Bruce Ohr's efforts to secretly reshape the Trump probe started earlier in summer '16

 

Shielded by Technology, Child Sex Abuse Epidemic Festers on Darknet

 

Twitter denies anti-conservative bias as Justice Department plans inquiry

 

Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi subpoenaed for Mueller probe: Report(Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

ECONOMY 

 

S&P 500, Nasdaq close lower for third day in a row as tech stocks sink

 

Trade jitters and tech woes weigh on S&P, Nasdaq

 

Trade war uncertainty drags on global stock markets

 

Treasurys rally after weak private-sector employment report

 

U.S. Technology Shares Drop, Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap

 

Connecticut's income tax is killing its economy — that's why I want to get rid of it

 

Treasurys rally after weak private-sector employment report

 

Asian Stocks Head for One-Year Low, Yen Advances: Markets Wrap

 

Asian shares a sea of red on trade, emerging market anxieties

 

American Shoppers to Be Hit Harder Than Chinese by Tariff War

 

JPMorgan, BlackRock Warn Contagion Hitting Emerging Markets

 

Market Won't Crash If Trump Faces Impeachment, Barclays Says

 

Gold books second straight gain, but fails to retain week-to-date advance

 

As Pain Spreads, Europe Looks Like Another Emerging Market

 

EDUCATION

 

Violent threats to Jewish students at Stanford

 

Parents of Penn State hazing victim reach settlement with frat

 

A Professor's Death, and Hard Truths

 

Black Activists Need Not Apply

 

Co-Opting a Diversity Campaign?

 

From Nursing Apprenticeships to Bachelor's Degrees

 

Reports: Free College Programs Don't Benefit Low-Income Students

 

A Gulf in the Earnings Gap

 

EGYPT

 

Christians in Egypt Jailed for Worshipping in Unlicensed House

 

Egypt, US special forces hold drills on combating terrorism

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

More than 23,000 Californians were registered to vote incorrectly by state DMV

 

Latino activist group to launch multi-million dollar voter registration drive: report

 

ENERGY

 

Energy Prices

 

Renewables Goal Is All About Posturing

 

 

EUROPE

 

The Most Dangerous Countries in Europe for Women Have Large Muslim Immigration 

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Germany’s DAX fights to stay above 12,000

 

How the Far Right Conquered Sweden

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Fed likely to need to hike rates 'a bit beyond neutral': Evans 

 

 

FEMINISM

 

Are Feminists Aiding Muslim Domination?  (Sweden shows how feminists, in labeling all men as aggressors to be feared, let the Muslim immigrants doing all the aggressing off the hook.)

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Trump rejects Marshall Plan nation-building, opts for ‘tough love’ foreign policy

 

FRANCE

 

Paul Joseph Watson Video: Paris is a Sh*thole

 

The French Government Declares: ‘We Are Ready To Strike Syria.’

 

 

GERMANY

 

German media admits: Man who made Hitler salute at Chemnitz rally is actually a Leftist infiltrator

 

Trump the greatest source of German angst: survey

 

Germany Concerned About ‘Sleeper’ Cyber Attacks From China and Other Aggressors

 

GOP

 

Brothel owner who won Nevada GOP primary being investigated over sexual assault allegations

 

HEALTH CARE 

 

Blame Emergency Rooms for the Out-of-Control Cost of Health Care

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Burt Reynolds, star of "Boogie Nights" and "Smokey and the Bandit," dies at 82

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Is the Queer Reckoning upon Us?  (LGBT oppression against the American majority may finally have hit its peak. Hopefully, we will soon see sanity restored. )

 

HONG KONG

 

Hong Kong Passes New York as Home to the Most Ultra-Rich People

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Paul Ryan: New York Times op-ed author "obviously living in dishonesty"  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Lawmakers to probe response to Hurricane Maria

 

Insurgency shakes up Democratic establishment

 

Congressman uses auctioneer skills to shut down protester

 

House plans to vote on second phase of tax cuts this month, Paul Ryan says   

 

HURRICANES

 

Hurricane Florence takes aim at Bermuda

 

Category 4 Hurricane Florence rapidly strengthens and may threaten East Coast next week

 

IMMIGRATION

 

US to sidestep limits on detaining immigrant kids


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE) 

 

ICE Agent: 'This Company Hired Manual Laborers With Little or No Regard for Their Legal Status…'

 

INDIA

 

Top court decriminalizes consensual gay sex in India

 

 

IRAQ

 

Three mortars land inside Baghdad's green zone - Iraqi military statement

 

Main Iraqi port closed as one dies, 25 injured in Basra protests

 

Iraq’s Sadr urges ‘radical’ solutions after deadly unrest

 

 

ISLAM

 

 

Obama said “Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance.” But does it really?

 

Starbucks boots paying customers over T-shirts('Ex-Muslim' slogans apparently conflicted with nearby Islamic convention.)

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Why Hamas Escalated – and Why It Is Winning the Present Round

 

Trump to US Jews: I won’t give Palestinians aid until they make deal with Israel

 

Those who seek peace should be willing to destroy its obstacles

 

As 30-foot-tall border wall goes up, IDF says Hezbollah, Lebanese army colluding  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Trump Says No Aid to Palestinian Authority ‘Until We Make a Deal’

 

PLO officials applaud Paraguay's decision   (“Palestine” Liberation Organization (PLO)

 

PLO official: Israel is trying to "flood the Palestinian street with drugs"

 

Exclusive Interview: Defending Israel’s Defenders

 

'Don't release terrorists in exchange for my son'

 

Liberman Tells Persian Radio Station, ‘Arabs See Extremist Iranian Regime, Not Israel, As Their Enemy’ (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

Paraguayan President: Israel's response was exaggerated

 

Over 107,000 travelers cram through Ben Gurion Airport for High Holiday flights

 

Israel demolishes Palestinian-owned home in Negev

 

Palestinian gets life for killing Israeli farmer in botched robbery

 

No refuge for UNRWA

 

Taekwondo championship postponed due to delayed Israeli permits

 

PA urges ICC to investigate Israel

 

Ex-deputy Mossad chief: IDF failed to stop Hezbollah’s rocket tech gains

 

Head of UNRWA: The organization is a pawn in Trump’s plan for Palestinians

 

Foreign report: Israel armed Syrian rebels to fight Iran proxy and Isis

 

 

LIBERALISM

 

Mindfulness and Mindless Liberals 

 

MALAYSIA

 

Muslims Round Up Sodomites, Beat Them With Canes, Say They Did It To Instill “Fear Of Allah” In Them

 

MEDIA 

 

CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski tries to destroy Congressman for having dinner with Belgian politician

 

MEXICO

 

Mexican prosecutors say 166 bodies found in mass grave

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

The Rise Of E-Commerce In The Middle East

 

UN ‘must condemn’ Houthis over Najran missile attack

 

American killed, Saudi injured in helicopter accident in Riyadh

 

Why Does the U.S. Support War Crimes in Yemen?

 

Operations against Houthis continuing, says Yemeni army chief

 

 

MILITARY

 

U.S. Lacks Nuclear Weapon for Hardened Underground Targets

 

As Mattis touts "reconciliation," war claims more U.S., Afghan lives  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Air Force Secretary: The Law of War and the Power of Computing

 

Delays in Forever GI Bill implementation could affect veterans’ checks

 

Former Marine arrested in brutal machete killing in Taiwan left service as a private

 

Army infantryman died in noncombat incident in Afghanistan

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan: Muslim cleric joins Muslim mob that beat and stoned Christian man, blinding him

 

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

 

Fed up with drug companies’ high prices, hospitals start their own firm

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Pray Cardinal Dolan isn't done speaking out on the Church's crisis

 

What New York needs now from Cardinal Dolan

 

RUSSIA 

 

What Russia's Vostok-18 Exercise with China Means

 

Russia In The World – Russia-France Relations – Sputniknews: Good Bye, Trump? Macron Looks At Russia As A Possible Ally

 

America and Russia are Headed Toward a Hypersonic Showdown

 

 

SENATE

 

Sen. Warren says it's time to use the 25th  Amendment to remove Trump from office(US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Sen. Harris hints at Kavanaugh - Trump attorney connection during hearing(US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

Documents provided to The New York Times shed light on Judge Kavanaugh’s years in the George W. Bush administration.

 

5 takeaways from second day of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

How Democrats could finagle a win in Mississippi

 

Roy Moore sues Sacha Baron Cohen, CBS and Showtime for $95 million, claiming ‘extreme emotional distress’  (Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore)

 

Shelby, Trump prepare for a trillion-dollar tug-of-war over budgets — and the future of the Republican Party

 

The Democrats’ No Good, Frivolous, Ridiculous Day

 

Democrats’ mental breakdown over Kavanaugh

 

The Faux Bipartisan Unity at John McCain’s Funeral  (The late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

McCain chief of staff weighing Senate run as Democrat: Report

 

Conservative judicial group launches ad buy highlighting Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing remarks

 

Senate unanimously passes bill banning pharmacy 'gag clauses' in Medicare

 

Kavanaugh in the Ringer: Day Two 

 

Brett Kavanaugh refuses to recuse himself from Trump cases

 

Senate Democrats Prove They’re Unfit to Govern 

 

Cory Booker uses confidential documents to quiz Kavanaugh on racial profiling (US Senator of New Jersey Cory Booker (D)

 

Parkland father shreds Dianne Feinstein for ‘radical’ anti-gun agenda(US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Hillary Clinton left to launch bombs from outside in Kavanaugh battle

 

Schumer shuts down Senate over Kavanaugh hearings(Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Amazon critic Bernie Sanders introduces Stop BEZOS Act  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

The shrine and the senator(The late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

McConnell: Trump border wall fight will happen after midterms (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Brett Kavanaugh likened Supreme Court justices to 'umpires.' That's nonsense and he knows it

 

Inhofe takes over as chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee   (US Senator of Oklahoma James Inhofe (R)

Left-wing groups scold Schumer for not blocking Kavanaugh

 

The Kavanaugh hearings are hollow, but they aren't vapid

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Twitter bans Alex Jones

 

Twitter Confirms Shutting Down Algorithm Linked to Shadow Banning Trump Supporters

 

Regulating social media giants is a road to Big Tech tyranny

 

Washington All A-Twitter About Trump

 

SOUTH KOREA  

 

China's Reliance on Korean Memory Chips Remains Steady

 

Moon's approval rating dips below 50%  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

South and North Korea to hold summit from Sept. 18 to 20

 

1 in 3 college students experience forced drinking: poll

 

Kindergarten tilts after retaining wall crumbles at construction site

 

More Talks Needed to Sort out Details of Cross-Border Summit

 

Foreign diplomats from 48 countries to visit DMZ

 

Mass food poisoning reported at schools nationwide in South Korea

 

SPAIN

 

Spain finds 5 dead migrants, rescues hundreds

 

SPORTS

 

Honor Pat Tillman, Not Colin Kaepernick

 

Saving football: Helmet manufacturers look to technology to improve safety, preserve the sport

 

Donald Trump Jr. ‘fixes’ Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad

 

Nike to air Kaepernick ad during 'Thursday Night Football: report

 

Trump, police scorch Nike for Kaepernick ad

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

 

STATES 

 

NY AG subpoenas every diocese in the state

 

Remnants from Gordon lead to more flash flooding

 

 Albany Is a Mess. Grab a Broom(New York)

 

Fast-moving fire erupts north of Redding, shutting down Interstate 5(California)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

The Supreme Court's days as a super-legislature are over, and Democrats aren't happy about it

 

SYRIA

 

Lebanese Daily: The U.S. Negotiated Secretly With The Assad Regime Over The Terms For Its Withdrawal From Syria(Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad) 

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan minister’s US defence conference invite risks Beijing’s anger

 

Taiwan: Spies, Lies and Cross-straits Ties

 

Gambia president tells China previous Taiwan ties a 'huge mistake'

 

Trump is failing to counter China's diplomatic assault on Taiwan

 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Transgender 'social contagion' study now threatens academic freedom 

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey, Russia, Iran leaders meet in Tehran over Idlib

 

Russia and Turkey Will Collide Over End of Syrian Civil War

 

Could crises in Turkey and Argentina hurt Asia?

 

Before the Holocaust, Ottoman Jews supported the Armenian genocide’s ‘architect’

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 closes lower again as traders flee from risk

 

Corbyn loathes Israel, and Labour’s new anti-Semitism rules won’t change that

 

British Airways website suffers data breach; 380,000 payments affected

 

London bus stops vandalized with anti-Israel posters

 

UK chief rabbi guides Orthodox schools on supporting LGBT students

 

The Unglamorous Work of Looking for an Assassin

 

Trans man jailed after tricking women into sex with fake penis

 

New evidence on Russia’s UK attack requires new action 

 

UNITED NATIONS 

 

Trump-led UN Security Council Meeting To Ratchet Up Pressure On Iran

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump: For the sake of our national security the NY Times should publish his name at once

 

Here's one big clue to the identity of the anonymous op-ed writer

 

Who wrote the Trump White House ‘resistance’ letter? We asked some forensic linguists

 

John Kerry: 'This is a genuine constitutional crisis' (Former US Secretary of State John Kerry)

 

Pence, Pompeo deny penning anonymous op-ed ripping Trump  (Vice-President Mike Pence/US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

Woodward’s ‘Fear’ is damning, depressing — and heartening

 

The New York Times packages old news in an anonymous op-ed

 

Trump's reputation precedes him. So does Woodward's.

 

Bookies place odds on anonymous White House official

 

US Wage Growth Is Higher Than Government Estimates, White House Says

 

Trump Talks Trade Deals, Terrorism With Emir of Kuwait

 

7 points on the anonymous New York Times 'resistance' op-ed

 

Trump Blasts Nike For Kaepernick Campaign

 

The Three Hard Truths of the Trump Era

 

Trump says not ready to make trade deal with China

 

Trump Lashes Out After Reports of ‘Quiet Resistance’ by Staff

 

Donald Trump’s Real Crime: Obstruction of Liberalism

 

Trump says of possible shutdown. 'If it happens, it happens'

 

Venezuela's Tragic Mass Exodus Has Only One Cause: Socialism

 

How Bob Woodward Went From Journalistic Goat To Hero Overnight

 

Trump aides hunt for author of op-ed who claims to be part of ‘resistance’ in administration

 

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