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Friday, September 7, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

  

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Abortion Activist Sarah Silverman: “We’re All Human Except for Fetuses, According to Science”

 

Democrats Keep Lying to Derail Kavanaugh  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

 Abortion Activists Oppose Kavanaugh by Celebrating Their Abortions

 

How Anti-Abortion Protests In Pittsburgh Spawned A Movement

 

Head of Pro-Abortion Women’s March Makes Absurd Claim Kavanaugh Will Take Away Women’s Right to Vote

 

Kavanaugh Gets Quizzed On Leaked Abortion Email

 

Brett Kavanaugh Refuses to Say Illegal Immigrants Have a Right to Abortion

 

Abortion lobby bashes Kavanaugh for phrase ‘abortion-inducing drugs’ in hearing

 

No, Brett Kavanaugh Didn’t Call True Birth Control “Abortion Drugs.” Plan B Can Cause Abortions

 

Report: Pro-life pregnancy centers served nearly 2 million Americans with free services in 2017

 

Planned Parenthood President: Abortion Gives Women “An Equal Seat at Life’s Table”

 

Just 18% of Americans Agree With Roe v. Wade That Abortion Should be Legal Up to Birth

 

Planned Parenthood Wants to Overturn Every Pro-Life Law, Allowing Abortion Up to Birth With No Limits

 

Sorry, Chelsea Clinton, Research Does Not Show Abortion Is Economically Beneficial to Women

 

Republican Office Intentionally Set on Fire, Media Ignores Violence Against Conservatives

 

Actress Alyssa Milano Trashes Brett Kavanaugh and Promotes Abortion, Claims Americans Love Roe v. Wade

 

Times' Kavanaugh abortion 'bombshell' fizzles

 

Republican Susan Collins Still Unsure if She Will Support Brett Kavanaugh Because of Abortion  (US Senator of Maine Susan M. Collins (R)

 

How Is US Policy Affecting Abortion, Pregnancy Rates?

 

Methodist Pastor Uses Bible Verse to Defend Forcing Christians to Fund Abortions

 

Judge ruling in Iowa abortion case could spur federal suit

 

No, Brett Kavanaugh Didn’t Call True Birth Control “Abortion Drugs.” Plan B Can Cause Abortions

 

We Need More Depictions of Abortion in Media

 

Kavanaugh Is Pressed to Explain Previously Secret Email on Abortion Rights

 

College Student Union Kicks Out Pro-Life Student Group Because They are Christians  (Nova Scotia, Canada)

 

AFGHANISTAN 

 

Afghanistan: A bad year in America's longest war

 

Afghanistan: Two journalists among 20 killed in Kabul blasts

 

AFRICA

 

Libya lunges toward failed-state status after mass prison break

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Given the increasing mainstreaming of anti-Semitism among Dems, how could any Jew -- or faithful Christian -- align with the party?

 
AUSTRALIA 

 

Australian Market Extends Losing Streak

 

Buyers wait for bargains as Australia's housing market hits long slide

 

$50b wiped from ASX boards this week

 

Australian Dollar Still Short Of Buy Signals Despite Strong Data

 

CANADA

 

The close: TSX finishes flat amid trade, labour concerns

 

Justin Trudeau vows no trade deal with US that 'doesn't continue exemptions for Canada's cultural industries'  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Trump warns he could cause the ‘ruination’ of Canada

 

Larry Kudlow: Dairy blocking trade deal with Canada

 

 WatchFederal minister takes conciliatory tone on carbon pricing in the face of pushback from provinces

 

Language and immigration come to the front in Quebec election

 

 Conrad Black: A NAFTA deal is achievable — which is a lucky thing for Canada

 

Watch: Stephen LeDrew: From pipelines to NAFTA, Trudeau is blowing it

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

The Latest on Trump's Trade War With China as Deadline Passes

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Kim Jong-un’s desire to secure legitimacy behind denuclearization moves, officials say  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

CONGRESS

 

Trump allies want Congress to find anonymous op-ed author

 

Bernstein: Congress should hold hearings on Trump's fitness for office

 

CONSTITUTION

 

The New Iron Curtain of Censorship Descends on America

 

COURTS

 

Ex-campaign adviser Papadopoulos gets prison time for lying to FBI

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Two arrested after North Carolina mayor, wife found dead, cops say

 

Man armed with multiple guns including rifles takes hostage in Tacoma, Washington 

 

Officer fatally shoots man after entering apartment she thought was her own: Police

 

6 States Are Investigating Potential Cover-Ups of Sex Abuse in Catholic Dioceses

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)  

 

No, You Can't Get an 'Amen'

 

Trailing in Fundraising, Democratic Nominee for Massachusetts Governor Wants Limits on Outside Spending

 

Democrat Election Scam Just Chose Wyoming's Next Republican Governor

 

Democrats, Still the Party of Voter Suppression

 

 Lefties line up to succeed Rahm Emanuel as Windy City mayor

 

Who Is Andrew Gillum?   (Democrat Candidate for Governor of Florida Andrew Gillum)

 

Cynthia Nixon Would Double New York’s Budget. Is That a Good Thing?

  

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

US Education Department reopens probe of anti-Semitism allegations at Rutgers

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY 

 

Homeland Security announces new rules to detain illegal immigrant families

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Trump and Giuliani are talking tough about a Mueller subpoena. But they’re actually revealing weakness.(Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Did Eric Holder collude with the “Chicago Outfit” for $300K?  (Former US Attorney General Eric H Holder Jr)

 

DISNEY

 

Disney Says No to Anaheim Subsidies

 

ECONOMY 

 

Stock market logs weekly loss as Trump hints at more China tariffs

 

Wall Street drops on tariff worries, with Apple in crosshairs

 

U.S. Stocks Fall on Trade Rhetoric, Tech Jitters: Markets Wrap

 

6.3%: African-American Unemployment Rate Second-Lowest Ever

 

Dollar pops higher after August jobs data show pickup in wage growth

 

Asia Stocks in Worst Week Since March; Yen Rises: Markets Wrap

 

Asia shares worn down by trade tension, yen a safe harbor

 

Here’s what emerging-market turmoil means for U.S. government bonds

 

What Economists Are Saying Ahead of the August U.S. Jobs Report

 

Yardeni urges investors to stay the course as U.S. stocks are still in meltup mode

 

EDUCATION

 

School officer used Taser to wake sleeping student: police

 

Teacher's note restricting bathroom, nurse breaks sparks outrage

 

Harvard Case Could End Affirmative Discrimination

 

Brandeis Confronts Bigotry -- and Those Who Looked the Other Way

 

Purdue Global Nondisclosure Agreement Gone

 

A New Vet School Professors Don't Want

 

California’s Clash Over Veterans’ Benefits

 

Rejecting a Journal

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Trump's first midterm pits a booming economy against one of history's most unpopular presidents

 

ENERGY

 

U.S. benchmark oil prices slip, book first weekly loss in 3 weeks

 

Energy Prices 

 

EUROPE

 

‘When the humidity rises, your skin burns’: Gas leak causes evacuations in Crimea as Russia and Ukraine trade blame

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Why Two Americans Were Stabbed in Amsterdam

 

Stoxx Europe 600 halts multisession slump, but logs worst week in about 5 months

 

Sweden: Muslim Green Party candidate offers to sell Muslim votes in exchange for mosque building permit

 

Ireland is planning to issue its first ever green bond

 

Sweden sees steady increase in reports of forced marriage and child marriage

 

5 reasons to dial back on eurozone stocks for the rest of the year

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Grand jury to probe fired FBI deputy McCabe 

 

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

The Trump Doctrine and the end of the ‘new world order’

 

FRANCE

 

France accuses Russia of attempting to spy on military satellite

 

France's 'Scallop Wars' with the UK are not over yet

 

Cheers in southern France as court blocks McDonald's sale

 

French industrial production rises 0.7% in July

 

GERMANY 

 

Video: Germans complain to politician about dangers from Muslim migrants, she calls them Nazis

 

German interior minister: Mass migration “mother of all political problems…I too would have taken to the streets”

 

German-Based Former Islamist Hicham Nostik: We Used The Rhetoric Of Peace And Love, But Among Ourselves Talked Of Conquering Germany

 

German industry stumbles into third quarter 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Greenhouse gases aren't just warming the planet. They're also acidifying our oceans 

 

GOOGLE 


Tech Shocker: Google Workers Donate to Democrats!  

 

GOP

 

Statements about the Holocaust and immigrants trip up John Cox's campaign for California governor 

 

HISTORY

 

Leftists and Islamic apologists are rewriting history to manipulate you into favoring their modern-day policies 

 

HOLLYWOOD 

 

Burt Reynolds, wisecracking star of 'Smokey and the Bandit' and 'Deliverance,' dies at 82

 

Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson: The ugly divorce that just wouldn't end 

 

 

HOLOCAUST

 

A 1939 phone book could be key to unlocking Polish Holocaust restitution money

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

India’s Supreme Court strikes down 150-year ban on sodomy

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Dem Candidate Held Event With Nation of Islam Members Outside Radical Mosque   (Ayanna Pressley)

 

Key GOP Rep. Backs Out On Plan to Undo Sessions Asylum Reform

 

Dem Congressional Candidate Named Socialists, Communists as Inspirations in Doctoral Thesis

 

Close Call in Massachusetts(The strange, unvetted congressional candidacy of Democrat Tahirah Amatul-Wadud.)

 

A deal in the House to avoid using hacked or stolen material on the campaign trail has fallen apart.

 


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

ICE orders North Carolina to turn over voting records from 44 counties

 

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

 

Atlanta Mayor Ends City’s Relationship With ICE

 

 

INDIA


The Indian activist jailed for being gay

 

India may not be able to cut Iranian oil imports, despite U.S. sanctions demands

 

IRAN 

 

Rouhani: Israel, US will not achieve their objectives through rebels in Syria  (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani)

 

 

IRAQ

 

Iranian Consulate in Basra set on fire

 

Things are so bad in Iraq, protesters are seeing hope in porn star Mia Khalifa

 

ISRAEL

 

Senior European Officials Participated in PA Sponsored Anti-Semitic Exhibition

 

Republican Senator introduces bill targeting UNRWA

 

US Ambassador Believes Golan Will be ‘Part of Israel Forever’

 

IDF to Hizballah: Don’t try and surprise us after withdrawing from Syria  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

IDF strikes 2 Hamas posts as thousands protest along Gaza border

 

Palestinians reject Trump bid to force talks through aid cut

 

IDF attacks Hamas observation posts

 

Sara Netanyahu said grilled over possible illicit employment of former aide   (Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes: ministry

 

Massive Increase In Crystal Meth Usage In Israel Is Directly Linked To Its Popularity With The LGBT

 

IAF Attacks Incendiary Balloons Squad in Gaza(Israeli Air Force)

 

Israel's war between wars

 

Fatah Central Committee Member Muhammad Al-Shtayyeh On Trump Administration: American Clout In The World Is Diminishing; If Trump Is Impeached, VP Pence Will Be Worse

 

UNWRA: The great refugee fraud

 

The good, the bad and the exaggerated

 

US vets combat PTSD by sifting through the past at archaeological dig in Israel

 

‘Israel was chosen for the glory of God’

 

Ex-Israeli negotiator: We shouldn’t have ended 2014 war without soldiers’ return

 

The Trump Doctrine and the end of the ‘new world order’

 

Air Force marks planes to commemorate bombing Syria reactor in 2007

 

Palestinian Child Terrorists Become New Face of Terror Against Israel

 

Washington Post's Hysteria Over the End to America's UNRWA Funding

 

Quaker Event Promotes Blood Libels Against Israel

 

MEDIA 

 

Did The Village Voice Help Ruin Journalism?

 

Fake news is about to get so much more dangerous

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico wants steel dispute ended before new NAFTA signed: minister

 

 

MILITARY

 

 

US Air Force determining ‘facts & appropriate process’ to address Musk’s pot smoking

 

Pentagon ‘routinely’ briefs Trump on ‘military options’ in case of chemical attack in Syria

 

Special delivery: Afghanistan-deployed troops taste pizza MRE for the first time

 

Arlington National Cemetery opens 27-acre expansion with burial of two Civil War veterans

 

Special Forces soldiers fight to grant last wish of Iraqi interpreter killed in action

 

Police raid home of couple who raised $400K for homeless man

 

‘Security incident’ causes gate closure at US air base on Okinawa

 

Son of Challenger astronaut takes command of Air Force Reserves as three-star general

 

Marine, 21, found dead at Camp Smedley D. Butler on Okinawa

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Jewish rapper Mac Miller found dead of suspected overdose

 

MYANMAR

 

Myanmar rejects ICC ruling to probe Rohingya deportations

 

PAKISTAN

 

Bowing to far-right pressure, Pakistan removes Ahmadi adviser

 

Opinion: Here's What A True US-Pakistan 'Reset' Should Look Like

 

Chinese government's top diplomat in Pakistan to meet new government

 

Pakistan supports 'self-determination' in Kashmir: Pakistan Army chief

 

POLITICS

 

American Kitsch

 

POVERTY

 

Attention Western U.S.: You finally have to stop punishing homeless people for being homeless

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Thousands of Christians defy own churches''social justice' campaigns

 

RUSSIA

 

Russian extradited to US to face charges over JPMorgan hack

 

Putin rejects calls for truce in Idlib as Syria readies assault on rebel stronghold  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russian bombers intercepted off Alaska

 

Russian ASAT test?

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

'We will continue our fight': Teen anti-violence activist shot dead in Chicago

 

Trump and Obama are in a fight for America's soul

 

White House aides narrow search for anonymous op-ed writer to a few people, source says

 

Tropical Storm Florence hurtles toward East Coast, triggers state of emergency in North Carolina

 

Todd Starnes: Another university says it's dropping Nike relationship

 

Kayleigh Mcenany: Obama tries to demonize Trump voters, following Hillary's losing strategy

 

 Cruz challenger denies asking veteran organization to remove flags for event (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)/ Democrat candidate for Texas Beto O’Rourke) 

 

Obama returns to campaign trail with fiery speech; Trump counters, 'I fell asleep'

 

SENATE

 

Desperate Democrats Resort to Calling Children to Testify Against Kavanaugh

 

McCain, Bipartisanship, and the 'Congress Problem'  (The late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Is Menendez Too Crooked Even for New Jersey? (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)

 

Bernie Sanders just showed how lame 'Democratic Socialism' really is (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist) 

 

Baldwin Fundraises at K Street Firm Working Pro-Bono for Gun Control Lobby  (US Senator of Wisconsin Tammy Baldwin (D)

 

Franken: Time for the Left to Start ‘Fighting Back’ for the Judicial System(Former US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

…L.A. Times, S.F. Chronicle: Kamala Harris ‘Failed Miserably’…(US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

  

McConnell: No Doubt Kavanaugh Will Be Confirmed by End of the Month

 

 US Needs New Ways to Tackle China’s Military Challenge, Senators Are Told

 

Kavanaugh won’t even go as far as Gorsuch in defending judges from Trump’s personal attacks

 

Democrats are grandstanding on Kavanaugh? Good. That’s what they should do.

 

Former Nixon White House counsel to warn of a ‘pro-presidential powers’ Supreme Court

 

Democrats are going to need a much better actor than Cory Booker  (US Senator of New Jersey Cory Booker (D)

 

Overheard on Amtrak: Tom Carper (D-Delaware)  Complains About ‘Out-of-State Socialists’ Trying to Beat Him

  

The left's latest, saddest dive into the conspiracy swamp

 

No, Cory Booker, you are not Spartacus

 

Senate Republicans Mock Cory Booker’s ‘Spartacus’ Moment

 

How Team Trump is making the UN spotlight Iran’s evil

 

Feds investigating Weinstein’s alleged ties to Black Cube spy firm

 

 Russia Fights Nerve-Agent Attack Allegations With False Info Campaign

 

 US Defense Secretary on Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan

 

North Korean Charged in Sony Hack, WannaCry Attack

 

Immigration agents visit farm where Tibbetts murder suspect worked

 

Book, op-ed show how some Trump aides work to curb his instincts

 

Senate Democrats Go Full WWE

 

Cruz fights for political life as O’Rourke attracts voters well beyond liberal base  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)/ Democrat candidate for Texas Beto O’Rourke)

 

Kavanaugh Says No Inappropriate Talks on Mueller  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller/ Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Senate confirms two Obama-nominated judges

 

Bernie Sanders Wants Jeff Bezos To Pay For The Welfare State — What Could Go Wrong?(US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

Cory Booker claims reporter violated Constitution with question on ‘Spartacus’ ‘stunt’(US Senator of New Jersey Cory Booker (D)

 

'I am Spartacus': Democrat defies Senate rules(US Senator of New Jersey Cory Booker (D)

 

Booker releases new batches of 'confidential' Kavanaugh documents

 

Carper fends off progressive challenger in Delaware primary

 

Kavanaugh Will Kill the Constitution

 

New documents released about Kavanaugh, but Trump's high court pick is on track for confirmation

 

Accusations fly in craziest confirmation hearings in decades

 

Centrist Dems defend tough tactics at Kavanaugh hearing

 

Over 200 protesters arrested during Kavanaugh hearings

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

 Double Standard? Alex Jones Banned From Twitter, Louis Farrakhan and Hamas Remain...

 

Twitter permanently bans Alex Jones and his 'Infowars' show

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Near-Fatal Stabbing of Presidential Front-Runner Stuns Brazil

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

60% of foreign workers feel discrimination in Korea: research

 

Gov't endorses hydrogen economy

 

Over 2,000 students, school staff catch school meal salmonella

 

Faster multi-role auxiliary vessel delivered to Navy

 

SPAIN

 

Spanish spin? NYT proposes strained Kremlin motive in Skripal case, but analysts don't buy it

 

Spain: Muslim on plane screams “Islam is the solution,” “Sharia is fairest rule of law,” Christians are “infidels” 

 

SPORTS

 

New poll: Nike’s favorability has plummeted among all groups, including blacks, since Kaepernick

 

The NFL is back. And it hasn’t learned a single thing.

 

College chooses ‘country over company,’ terminates Nike sponsorship deal

 

No NFL players visibly kneel during season opener

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

SRI LANKA

 

Sri Lanka: Muslim groups say “female circumcision is an obligatory Islamic duty,” condemn moves to ban it 

 

STATES

 

Delta fire scorches 22,000 acres in Shasta County, forces evacuation and shutters main highway(California) 

 

SUICIDES

 

Bioethicist: Elderly People Should Be Able to Kill Themselves Because They’ve “Done” With Life  

 

Ex-NFL player, friend of Trump Jr. found dead in apparent suicide

 

 

SYRIA

 

U.S. forces conduct live-fire exercise in southern Syria in a warning to Russia 

 

 Refugee calamity feared as Syria battle looms

 

TAIWAN

 

US recalls diplomats in El Salvador, Panama, Dominican Republic over Taiwan 

TERRORISM

 

‘Incompetence’: Bungling district attorney blasted for allowing terror suspects to go free 

 

TRADE

 

Andrew Coyne: Everyone is lying, and other points to keep in mind as NAFTA negotiations drag on

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

The latest LGBT lunacy: ‘Transgender’ puppet to teach kids about ‘gender issues’

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Iran, North Korea and Venezuela turning to cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions, experts warn 

 

TURKEY

 

 

Turkey will not 'watch from the sidelines' any killings benefiting Syrian agenda: Erdogan(Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

With Turkey Ties Strained, US Warms Up to Greece

 

Turkey to open embassy in Paraguay

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 drops to lowest point since March as sterling jumps

 

UK Labour Friends of Israel chair loses no-confidence vote over Corbyn criticism

 

Boris Johnson announces divorce from wife amid claims he 'cheated on her'(Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)

 

UK considering raising minimum age of marriage to stop forced child marriage

 

Authorities launch operations at UK and US airports to catch perpetrators and help victims of FGM

 

UK Vows to Hit Back Against Russia's Shadowy GRU — But How?

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Times Op-Ed the Definitive Proof of NeverTrump Moral Idiocy

 

Omarosa to release new White House tape on ‘The View’

 

‘A never-ending cycle’: Book, op-ed show how some Trump aides work to curb his instincts

 

Trump feels 'amazingly alone,' and increasingly the world sees it

 

Trump: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was ridiculed by the 'fake news'

 

Trump thanks North Korea’s Kim for promise to denuclearize during his tenure

 

What Woodward Saw in the Clinton White House – and What He Missed

 

Who Ghostwrote the Times Op-Ed?

 

Analyzing the Faux Administration Official's Times Op-Ed

 

Dear Anonymous: In The Name Of God, Go!

 

Trump agrees to an indefinite military presence in Syria, U.S. officials say

 

NYTimes' 'senior' Trump official 'might be intern'

 

‘There’s a new sheriff in town’: Trump uses official events to wage campaign against press

 

Trump no longer cares to execute the laws 

 

President Trump celebrates the body-slam of a reporter in Montana

 

Bob Woodward’s meticulous, frightening look inside the Trump White House

 

An anonymous, self-important worm

 

Trump: McConnell, Ryan Do Not Want a Pre-Election Govt Shutdown  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)/ (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

The ‘anonymous official op-ed’ is less than it seems

 

Plaid Shirt Guy? Look on teen's face at Trump rally raises eyebrows  

 

 

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