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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Director Nick Searcy: “Hollywood Would Not Go Near” the New Gosnell Movie

 

Watch: Democrat Tammy Baldwin Struggles to Defend Late-Term Abortions

 

Shapiro: Kavanaugh debate was about abortion (Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly Claims He’s Pro-Life Even Though He Funded Planned Parenthood

 

Pro-life leaders oppose broad expansion of abortion in Australian state

 

Abortion Activist Turns Kavanaugh Opposition Into Man Hating: Says Masculinity is “Literally Toxic”

 

New Spa-Like Abortion Clinic Hopes to Normalize Killing Babies With Cups of Tea and Mints

 

Man Gets 22 Years in Prison for Trying to Kill His Unborn Child By Spiking His Girlfriend’s Drink

 

Planned Parenthood Clinic Injures Two Women in Botched Abortions, Can’t Stop the Bleeding

 

Because She Had Two Children China Made Her Abort Her 5-Month-Old Unborn Baby

 

Pennsylvania Gov Tom Wolf Wants Expand Abortion Up to Birth, While Scott Wagner is Pro-Life

 

Man who kicked pro-life woman released on bail, banned from pro-life rallies

 

Video calls out pro-abortion Trudeau for refusing to directly condemn attacks on pro-life women  (Canada)

 

Victoria legalised abortion 10 years ago – what will it take in NSW and Queensland? (Australia)

 

Pro-abortion Democrat senator refuses to condemn harassment of GOP senators

 

Man who kicked pro-life woman released on bail, banned from pro-life rallies  (Canada)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Afghan election candidate among eight killed in suicide attack

 

Taliban claims deadly attack on Afghan security forces

 

 

AFRICA

 

South Africa’s Zulu nation joins white farmers in fight against government land seizures

 

UN urges Algeria to stop expelling migrants: report

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

Dershowitz, ACLU Veterans: Group Betrayed Principles on Kavanaugh

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Berkeley’s Safe Space for Jew-Hatred

 
ARAB WORLD

 

Holocaust Education In The Arab World

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Australian Market Extends Losses

 

AUD maintains gradual recovery advancing back through 0.71

 

 Australia Has a Plan to Keep Immigrants Out of Its Largest Cities

 

Weather: Massive supercell storm slams Australia's east coast

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Ford Falls Below $9 for the First Time in More Than Six Years

 

BALKANS 

 

One of Bosnia’s New Presidents May Want to Break the Country Apart

 

CANADA

 

Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.75%

 

 Toronto's Sick Kids hospital preparing policy for euthanasia for youth over 18 that could one day apply to minors

 

Toronto police officers can’t use cannabis within 28 days of working

 

Leo Baeck Day School in Toronto Targeted in Anti-Semitic, Pro-Hamas Graffiti Attack

 

Watch: How can pipeline-hating B.C. possibly justify all these LNG projects?

 

Canada: Islamic State jihadist caught, but police “struggle” to lay charges

 

Toronto needs to commit to and fund a climate change plan, advocates say

 

Canadian, Quebec governments pull support for Michaelle Jean as la Francophonie vote nears

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Wife of ex-Interpol chief held in China says she's "in great danger"

 

Chinese Banking Decisions Show Trade War Concerns

 

China tries to boost its economy as long trade fight looms with Trump

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

North Korea Really Wants a Peace Treaty but What Will It Give Up?

 

 N. Korea looks to Russia, China amid nuclear talks with US

 

Kim Jong Un says North Korea would welcome Pope Francis  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Red-state Democrats tread carefully on national party’s anti-Trump rhetoric

 

The next Congress needs to take its war powers back

 

GOP adopts midterm strategy of recasting Democratic protests as ‘an angry mob’

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Corporate America’s War on the Middle Class

 

COURTS

 

Teen suing McDonald’s for $1.56M over cup of hot water

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

US murder detectives investigate death of Saudi student in Miami

 

13 US States Now Investigating Catholic Clergy Sex-Abuse Claims

 

13-Year-Olds Who Trick or Treat in Chesapeake, Virginia, Face Fines, Possible Jail Time

 

Man charged in series of shootings that left 3 dead in Kansas City area

 

Women Who Lied About Sexual Assault

 

Hundreds attend candlelight vigil for victims of deadly limo crash

 

Deputy arrested for fondling trainee allegedly told victim he ‘owed’ him oral sex

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom

 

DEATH-PENALTY

 

Inmate asks for electric chair execution over lethal injection

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Really, Hillary? Clinton says Democrats ‘can’t be civil’ until they win

 

Is Hillary Clinton’s cough a curse?

 

Questions for Andrew Gillum  (Democrat Candidate for Governor of Florida Andrew Gillum)

 

Ariz. Dem Donor Charged with Felony Sexual Abuse

 

 The Democrats' Mass-Murdering Darling

 

Florida Dems call on state officials to extend voter registration deadline ahead of

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Trump says he expects to be ‘treated very fairly’ in Russia probe, has no plans to fire Rosenstein (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks close mostly lower after volatile session as bond yields remain in focus

 

Tech Snaps 3-Day Skid But Stocks Can't Hold Gains: Markets Wrap

 

Morgan Stanley chief says economic boom a story of 'American exceptionalism'

 

Gold climbs, but holds below $1,200 with global stock vulnerability, higher rates under watch

 

Luxury apartments totally dominate the rental market

 

Dollar retreats from seven-week high as sterling and yen gain

 

Asia shares hit 17-month low, China lets yuan slip

 

China Stock Slide Eases, Japan Shares Fall on Yen: Markets Wrap

 

Here’s why traders think the Chinese yuan could reach a record low against the dollar

 

EDUCATION

 

Professor claims that “to argue that Islam is an inherently violent religion is both utterly false and ahistorical”

 

Falling Confidence in Higher Ed

 

Detroit: Catholic college offers segregated Muslims-only classes

 

No more choosing. This corporate benefit lets you save and pay off your student loans.

 

"National crisis": EpiPen shortage keeping some kids out of school

 

Low turnout for Columbia U rally urging admin to protect pro-Israel students

 

Liberal Teacher Resigns After Tweeting: “So Who’s Gonna Take One For the Team and Kill Kavanaugh?”

 

University Lecturer Under Fire for Saying Muslims Commit Terror Attacks

 

University president calls for controversial murals to be covered

 

An academic hoax to expose a massive academic scam

 

Minnesota teacher put on leave after 'kill Kavanaugh' tweet

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt security forces kill 10 militants in 'pre-emptive' Sinai raid

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Trump Campaign Aide Pursued a Plan of Deception to Tilt the ’16 Race 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Latest Election Polls

 

Gavin Newsom (D)  and John Cox (R) clash in their only head-to-head governor's race debate  (California)

 

Poll: Dems lead GOP by 13 points on generic congressional ballot

 

CNN poll: Democrats are fired up and maintain a strong 2018 lead

 

David Bossie: The left's dangerous midterm plan: Burn it all down

 

Time for a reckoning: Make Democrats pay for what they did by wiping them out in November

 

Taylor Swift’s political Instagram post causes spike in voter registration, organization says

 

ELECTION 2020

With 2020 Dem Debates Nigh, Leftists Love Political System — Just Not the American One

 

ENERGY

 

Oil boosted by signs Iran crude exports falling, Hurricane Michael threat

 

Energy Prices

 

Here’s what Trump’s ethanol plan means for farmers, refiners and motorists

 

Oil prices are ‘entering the red zone,’ warns International Energy Agency chief

 

 

EUROPE

 

Switzerland votes overwhelmingly to jail citizens for ‘homophobia,’ ‘transphobia’

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Europe stocks pressured by retreat for Italy’s bank shares

 

Exclusive: EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

 

Google challenges record $5 billion EU antitrust fine

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI lawyer tells probers Rosenstein was serious about recording Trump(Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

FEMINISM

 

The Kavanaugh Fight Exposed Feminism’s Identity-Politics Problem  (Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Prager U Video: Who Needs Feminism?

 

FRANCE

 

Iranian diplomat extradited to Belgium over France attack plot

 

GERMANY

 

Germans Once Again Aiding a Genocidal Regime

 

Court orders diesel ban on some Berlin streets

 

Magic appeal: Germany's growing interest in wizardry

 

'Golden October' for Germany as temperatures soar

 

One of the last living relatives of Adolf Hitler was engaged to a Jew  

 

GLOBAL WARMING 

 

U.N. climate change report countered by 'real data'

 

UN Climate Change report calls for massive gas tax, 'unprecedented' societal changes

 

Climate Alarmists’ Temperature Data Erroneous and Incomplete, Says Researcher

 

UN Warns of Climate Crisis Unless Drastic Action Is Taken — Again

 

Stop using misleading images of polar bears and droughts to raise awareness of climate change, psychologists say

 

Stopping 'Catastrophic' Global Warming Is Impossible, UN Report Shows, So What's The Point?

 

GOOGLE

 

Google drops out of bid for Pentagon cloud contract

 

Google Reveals New Pixel Phone, Speaker to Chase Apple, Amazon

 

GOP

 

Antifa Attacks Gay Republicans Group’s Booth at Castro Street Fair

 

HISTORY

 

Ignored History: Columbus Sought to End Islamic Tyranny

 

Stop Apologizing for Our History

 

Columbus a humanitarian? Hardly. But he did play an important role in early human rights laws

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Former Scientologist Michelle LeClair claims she was targeted for being gay, but church denies allegations

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

 

Words Of Wisdom From Ocasio-Cortez: Abolish The Electoral College To Stop More Conservative Judicial Nominees  (Democrat candidate US Representative of New York Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Socialist)

 

Politico race ratings: The GOP House is crumbling

 

House Republicans distort and dissemble in slashing TV ads

 

Ohio GOP Rep. Balderson faces midterm rematch against Dem he just beat

 

A Socialist in Trump Country  (Despite what you’ve heard on TV, Ocasion-Cortez's NY-CD14 isn’t okay with socialism.)

 

Rohrabacher's (R-California) brushes with Russia probe complicate his reelection bid

 

Ryan foresees a ‘big fight’ over Trump’s border wall, and he doesn’t know how it will end  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Migrant Children in Search of Justice: A 2-Year-Old’s Day in Court

 

INDIA

 

Violence against Christians Ratchets Up in Southern India

 

India’s #MeToo movement triggers probes and departures for alleged sexual misconduct

 

India likely to miss fiscal deficit target due to fuel excise duty cut: Moody's

 

INDONESIA

 

Indonesia’s Disaster Politics

 

INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)

 

‘Great Depression’ ahead? IMF sounds dire warning

 

IMF Cuts Forecast for Global Growth as Trade War Takes Its Toll 

IRAN

 

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Free Speech Warrior? (The former president of Iran, who once banned Twitter, discovers the joys of social media.)

 

Smuggling trade through Iran earns Al-Shabab militants $7.5m a year

 

 

ISLAM

 

LA: Hamas-linked CAIR enraged over pastor saying Muslim city council candidate “will not say no to Sharia”

 

How War with Islam Shaped and Defined Us

 

ISRAEL

 

2 young children killed in apartment fire in West Bank (Judea and Samaria) settlement

 

American student still detained by Israel for BDS links

 

Kahlon says he’ll bring down government if Netanyahu indicted  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Israel Launches Project To Mythologize Settlement Movement

 

First shipment of Qatar-funded fuel enters Gaza despite PA objections

 

Qatari-funded fuel enters Gaza

 

Earliest known stone carving of Hebrew word ‘Jerusalem’ found near city entrance

 

Israeli forces demolish Palestinian-owned housing structures in Hebron

 

Security forces closing in on West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  terrorist, defense chief says

 

Hebrew U. head backs detained US student, warns case harms anti-BDS efforts

 

Israeli forces detain family of Palestinian attack suspect

 

Israel will continue Syria strikes despite S-300, Netanyahu tells Moscow

 

Same place under the same sun

 

American student, 22, detained in Israel for allegedly supporting pro-Palestine boycott

 

The Yom Kippur War: an Unbridled Israeli Victory

 

The Murder Brought To You By the Two State Solution

 

LEBANON

 

Lebanon’s Hariri says concessions made, hopes for govt formation soon

 

MEDIA 

 

Scarborough Challenges Media to Investigate How Dems Handled Ford Accusations

 

Media Spread Conspiracy Theory Nikki Haley Resigning over Kavanaugh (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

CNN’s Navarro: Haley Best Trump Admin Had, Wasn’t ‘Racist’ or ‘Dumb’

 

 

Fred Trump, Middle Class Hero (The New York Times hasn’t always seen the President’s late father as a fraudster.)

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

The Saudi Monarchy May Have Killed a Free Man

 

The Disappearance Of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Before He Disappeared, The Saudi Press Accused Him Of Treason; Now It Is Expressing Concern

 

Washington can't let the Saudis get away with this

 

MILITARY

 

1-in-4 military sex-assault claims false

 

Army’s top leaders optimistic about service’s future even as it struggles to recruit

 

Army to attack recruitment shortfall in booming economy

 

Yokota airman, a recent ‘Airlifter of the Week,’ found dead in off-base home

 

Army officer files suit after getting shot by Bagram contractor

 

Flags to be lowered in fallen North Carolina soldier's honor

 

U.S. Marine commander in Australia replaced over alcohol charge

 

NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

 

U.S. agency says Tesla safety claim goes beyond its analysis

 

Self-driving cars may hit U.S. roads in pilot program: NHTSA

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

U.S. bans new mining claims on public land near Yellowstone

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Ukraine launches large-scale air exercises with NATO countries

 

NATO chief hails Serbia partnership despite 'painful' past

PAKISTAN

 

Christian mother's life in hands of Pakistani court

 

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile after India cancels talks & signs S-400 deal with Russia

 

Pakistan's currency plunges as it seeks IMF loan

 

Pakistan seeks bailout from IMF

 

Pakistan navy quits anti-piracy task force amid worsening US ties

 

POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES

 

Steyer’s NextGen PAC and Affiliates Have Registered 230K New Voters

 

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

 

The ridiculous PC pushback on Winston Churchill

 

RACISM

 

Remember When Criticizing Kanye Was Racist?

 

California has a racist past. But removing monuments sparks debate about how to reflect an ugly history

 

RADIO

 

Limbaugh pegs 'biggest equalizer' in midterms

 

RUSSIA 

 

Putin honored poisoning suspect in 2014: UK Group says   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russian energy minister says no need for country to join OPEC

 

Espionage Scandals Show Russian Army's Growing Clout

 

Gas supplies via Turkish Stream might start from 2020

 

IMF Raises Russia's GDP Growth Forecast to 1.8% in 2019

 

No need to rush launch of Syrian constitutional committee, says Lavrov (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

SCIENCE

 

Stunning volcanic 'lost world' discovered deep in the ocean 

 

SENATE

 

Rand Paul's Wife Sleeps With a Loaded Gun Because of Threats Made by the Left (Video)  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

Pennsylvania's Libertarian Senate Candidate Gets Invited, Then Snubbed From Televised Debate

 

From Sinclair To Ford, Heights of Hypocrisy

 

Kavanaugh Casualties (Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Lindsey Graham Slams Mazie Hirono for Believing Kavanaugh Was “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”

 

Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Thwarts Mob Rule(Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Democrats’ latest excuse: Blame the Constitution

 

Five takeaways from the first Senate debate in Indiana

 

Christine Ford: A Singular Fraud

 

Heitkamp says she was prepared to vote 'yes' on Kavanaugh until the hearing

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Twitter accounts suspected in spreading of ‘fake news’ in 2016 still active

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

2 Dead in Heavy Flooding as Typhoon Brushes Korea

 

Unification minister set to head to US next month

 

SPACE

 

Elon Musk's 1st  space passenger explains his trust in the SpaceX boss

 

SPORTS

 

An Alert Ignored?(University of Maryland)

 

NFL's Drew Brees is not only a passing legend but a savvy investor

 

NFL star accused of throwing furniture off balcony, nearly hitting toddler

 

Mike Pence's NFL walkout cost taxpayers $325,000 and was likely staged, report says  (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

STATES

 

1 dead, 5 injured in collapse of building under construction in Dallas

 

4 missing after flood sweeps away Texas RV park

 

Layered on top of prior mistakes, California's DMV finds another 1,500 people wrongly registered to vote under new system

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

State Department Calls for ‘Thorough’ Probe Into Missing Saudi Journalist

 

Colin Powell’s rip of Trump falls on deaf ears(Former US Secretary of State Clin Powell (R)

 

Pompeo calls on Saudi Arabia to back investigation into missing journalist (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

SUICIDES

 

Death of teacher who went missing is ruled a suicide

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

'Start Here': Kavanaugh's 1st  cases, climate fears

 

Justice Kavanaugh: Thank You for Your Courage  (Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Kavanaugh Wins Popular Vote, Too

 

Clinton: Kavanaugh swearing in was like a political rally  

 

The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Is Intact

 

 Paid protesters? Soros-funded network drives anti-Kavanaugh activism  (Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)

 

SYRIA

 

Syria offers amnesty to deserters and draft dodgers

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan’s President Says China Poses Threat to International Order

 

Taiwan holds joint military exercises with Paraguay during ongoing tension with Beijing

 

TERRORISM

 

Antifa Takes Over Portland Streets Again as Mayor Wheeler Goes MIA

 

TRADE

 

Trump Admin Collecting $4.4 Billion From Tariffs on Steel, Aluminium, China Goods: Report

 

Revamped NAFTA Will Boost Workers’ Rights

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

“London is more Islamic than many Muslim countries put together”: 423 mosques, 100 Sharia courts

 

 UK Says Hong Kong Rejection of Journalist’s Visa Politically Motivated

 

Fear of “infuriating Trump” caused Britain to drop opposition to death penalty for UK Islamic State jihadis

 

Second Suspect Named in UK Nerve Agent Poisoning Case

 

BBC Debuts British-Iraqi, Gay, Non-binary Muslim to Explain Quantum Physics & Gender Identity

 

Comcast's $40 billion Sky takeover becomes unconditional

 

Hillary takes a shot at British conservative party

 

How united can the UK really be when Tory voters value Brexit over territorial integrity & NI peace?  

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

3 theories behind Haley's resignation   (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

Top Dem Decries 'Leadership Vacuum,' 'National Security Impact' of Haley's Resignation

 

Trump's UN ambassador abruptly steps down from key diplomatic post

 

4 Questions About Nikki Haley’s Departure as UN Ambassador

 

With Nikki Haley’s departure, Israel loses its staunchest ally at the UN

Ivanka Trump: I won't replace Haley

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuelan opposition says councilman's prison death was no suicide

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

 Kanye West is headed to the White House

 

Trump and America

 

Globalist CFR: G9 Committee Must Save “World Order” From Trump

 

Trump Isn’t a Self-Made Man. His Wealth Is the Product of Years of Government Subsidies.

 

Where Is Trump's Alleged Isolationism?

 

Trump crowd finds a new target to lock up: Feinstein

 

Trump’s Fighting Spirit Gets Kavanaugh Confirmed(Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Trump celebrates winning streak, hosts Kavanaugh swearing-in ceremony

 

After his father’s death, Trump took unorthodox approach to expand empire

 

Trump urges Chicago to adopt ‘stop and frisk’ policies

 

White House announces plan to expand ethanol use linked to increased pollution

 

 

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