The American Voice Institute Of Public Policy

America’s Website For Policy and News Information

If it is not posted here, it's not news!
Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President

 

E-NEWSBRIEFING

Thursday, November 1, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

 

“Pro-Life Democrat” Joe Manchin Caught Posing for Picture With Planned Parenthood Abortion Activists

 

US bishops endorse heartbeat abortion ban, pro-life congressman announces

 

Facebook Censors Pro-Life Ad Exposing Pro-Abortion Candidate’s Record

 

Parents Release Photos of Baby Miscarried at 14 Weeks to Show Humanity of Unborn Children

 

If You Want Planned Parenthood Defunded, Vote for These Pro-Life Candidates

 

Oregon and West Virginia Can Save Thousands of Babies From Abortions By Banning Taxpayer Funding

 

Media Censors “Gosnell” Movie, But It Gets a 98% Audience Approval at Rotten Tomatoes  

 

Catholic Writer Says Pro-Lifers Should Stop Trying to Make Abortion Illegal  

 

“A Million Little Things'” Unexpected Surprise: On the Table for an Abortion, Mother Chooses Life

 

Pro-Abortion Group Claims “Restricting Abortion Harms Children”  

 

Oprah Winfrey Campaigns for Pro-Abortion Candidate Who’s a “Staunch Defender” of Killing Babies(Georgia)

 

Pro-Life Lawmaker Suspended By His Political Party for Voting Against Abortion(Ireland)

 

Father Throws Newborn Girl Off a Cliff Because He Wanted a Son, Baby Miraculously Survives  (Communist China)

 

UN Human Rights Committee Says Banning Abortion is “Inhuman Punishment”

 

ADOPTION

 

I Was Adopted When I Was 6 Weeks Old, 9 of My 12 Siblings Were Adopted Too

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Despite $900 Billion Spent and 2,400 U.S. Lives Lost, Afghanistan Continues to Deteriorate

 

Nearly Half of Afghanistan Under Terrorist Control as U.S. Pours Billions Into Country

 

 

AFRICA

 

S Africa president hits out at corruption

 

Africa’s smaller economies are leading business reforms on the continent

 

South Africa's rand likely to gain just 2 percent in a year

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

What is Gab and where else are anti-Semites gathering on the internet?

 

Gillum Accuses Ron DeSantis of Anti-Semitism Over David Horowitz(Democrat Candidate for Governor of Florida Andrew Gillum/GOP Candidate for Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis)

 

The New York Times Just Made A STUNNING Admission About Why Leftists Often Refuse To Call Out Anti-Semitism

 

The Pittsburgh Synagogue, Anti-Semitism and Trump

 

The Anti-Semitic Media Fights Anti-Semitism

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Australian Market Declines

 

Australian dollar eases after lukewarm third quarter inflation, New Zealand dollar hold gains

 

Australian PM Blasts Transgender ‘Nonsense,’ Will Not Change Gender On Passports

 

 Australia Retail Sales Rise 0.2% In September

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

Toyota recalls over 1M vehicles to fix air bag problem

 

CANADA

 

TSX rises 0.82 percent

 

Service sector predicts Canadian drilling activity will fall even more in 2019

 

Air Force examining whether crew abused by VIPs on boozy military flight should get formal apology

 

Canada must stand up for Khashoggi and press freedom through targeted sanctions

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China State-Owned Company Charged With Micron Secrets Theft

 

Inside the Ring: State Official on China Tech Theft

 

Understanding and Defeating China’s Maritime Insurgency in the South China Sea

 

Uyghur Children Kidnapped by the State, Put in Xinjiang’s State-Run ‘Orphanages’

 

CONSTITUTION

 

Author of 14th Amendment: ‘Removes All Doubt as to What Persons Are or Are Not Citizens’

 

COURTS

 

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter Robert Bowers Pleads Not Guilty, Seeks Trial

 

Virginia officer who shot fleeing suspect in back indicted

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Married couple slain in synagogue mourned for loving lives cut short

 

3 Reasons the 'MAGA Bomber' Is a Warning About Turning Politics Into a Religion

 

Massachusetts Cop Charged With Kicking Latino Teen, Spitting on Him, Saying: 'Welcome to the White Man's World'

 

Dallas police searching for armed serial rapist

 

Saudi Sisters Found Duct-Taped Together Were Alive When They Entered Water

 

Driver who killed 3 children at Indiana bus stop says she didn't see bus until it was too late  

 

Iranian Refugee Has Raised Over $1M for Tree of Life Synagogue Victims

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Militia Groups Start Deploying to Border as Border Patrol Warns of ‘Possible Armed Civilians’

 

DEATH-PENALTY

 

More Now Favor the Death Penalty

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Gillum Exposed: Dem Candidate ‘SEVERS TIES’ with Staffer after Undercover Exposé  (Democrat Candidate for Governor of Florida Andrew Gillum)

 

Gillum’s Ties to Anti-Israel Radicals More Extensive Than Previously Known

 

De Blasio Forgets to Honor Victims of Terror Attack During Memorial Ceremony  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Updated Title IX Sex-Assault Rules Will Allow Cross Examination of Accusers: Report

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

 

Winning: Energy Department Says U.S. Is Now World’s Top Oil Producer

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

HUD reports drop to 37,878 homeless veterans in 2018

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Was Whitey Bulger’s Prison Murder a Deep State Hit to Protect Mueller?   (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Feds charge Chinese companies with spying on U.S. companies

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks rally to close higher as S&P 500 logs first 3-day win streak in 6 weeks

 

Wall Street climbs for third day, Apple down after the bell

 

 

Storm Effects or Not, 3% U.S. Pay Gains Will Be the New Normal

 

Rising interest rates pinch U.S. auto sales, consumer confidence

 

Bitcoin’s average trading range has narrowed nearly 90%, says analyst

 

Treasury yields turn lower after weak ISM data points to factory slowdown

 

Gold settles at a more than 3-month high a day after posting a 3-week low

 

Are You Better Off Than You Were Two Years Ago?

 

EDUCATION

 

K-12: Walk Away

 

Kansas State University rower dies from rare bacterial infection

 

China rapidly expanding internment camps for Muslims, report says

 

Chick-fil-A opposed by Pittsburgh Public School as marathon sponsor for kids

 

University of Michigan hosts Muslim advocates of “Palestinian” jihad two days after Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Latest Election Polls

 

Early voting numbers dwarf turnout in 2014

 

Memo To Midterm Voters: It's Democrats, Not Republicans, Who Are The Extremists Today

 

Do Voters Always Head To The Polls in Midterm Elections?

 

Oprah, Pence hit the trail in Georgia before tight midterm race

 

Poll: Democrats Are Stress-Eating More, Drinking Republicans Under the Table Due to Midterm Election Stress

 

Liberal Groups Resort to Misleading Facebook Ads, Mailers in Final Days Before Texas Midterms

 

ENERGY

 

Oil drops over 2%, pushing the U.S. benchmark to its lowest finish since April

 

Energy Prices

 

Why oil prices are plunging despite U.S. sanctions on Iran’s energy sector 1

 

 

EUROPE

 

Norway summons Iranian ambassador over Denmark assassination plan

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Swedish surgeon accused of bullying Jewish employees 

 

 

FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION (FEC)

 

J Street PAC ‘Skirting’ FEC Guidelines on Donations

 

FRANCE

 

When French Identity Died

 

France Opens National Investigation to Find Cause of Spike in Missing Limb Births

 

Graffiti about ’12 dead’ and Jesus painted on French Jewish center

 

France's Macron warns Europe of a return to 1930s  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

French jihadist mums in Syria face terrible choice - keep or let go of their kids

 

GERMANY

 

Germany, Netherlands back Niger border force to counter migration (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

As Merkel travels abroad, can she still hold power as a world leader?

 

Germany’s minimum wage to raise twice in 2019, yet poverty persists

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Midterm Elections: 5 States Could Wreck Their Economies In Futile Fight Against 'Climate Change'

 

GOOGLE

 

Google Wants Court to Let YouTube Censor Pro-Life Videos, Says YouTube “Can’t Be Forced to Change”

 

Google Workers Stage Mass Walkout to Protest Handling of Sexual Misconduct

 

HEALTH CARE

 

10th  patient dies at pediatric facility in viral outbreak

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Battleground Pennsylvania  (The Keystone State’s hotly contested congressional races could tip the balance next Tuesday—and offer a preview of 2020.)

 

Newt Gingrich: Trump Revolution is safe even if Dems take the House

 

What If Maxine Waters Takes the Gavel and Wall Street Loves It?  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

Dem Congressional Candidate’s Campaign Manager Resigns Based On ‘New Information’

 

State of the Midterms: Odds of Dem takeover leap as one pollster predicts 40-seat flip 

 

Minnesota Dem Brags About $2 Billion Tax Hike

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Birthright Citizenship: It's About The Law, Not Mob Rule

 

INDIA

 

Indian flight uses IAI’s TaxiBot to cut fuel costs, pollution

 

INTERNET 

 

California Just Admitted the Internet Isn’t in Jeopardy

 

IRAN

 

How Iran pays Syrian rebels to switch sides

 

US Mid East forces brace for trouble from Iran over impending oil sanctions

 

Trump Admin Poised to Cave on Iran Sanctions

 

 

IRAQ

 

Life after ISIS(Christians slowly return to Northern Iraq.)

 

 

ISRAEL

 

The arrangement with Hamas will never happen

 

Israel said to warn Beirut it will strike Hezbollah rocket factories

 

The Sinai Campaign, Lessons From A Forgotten War

 

Israel again sole US backer as world urges end to Cuba blockade

 

Palestinian Columnist In Qatari Daily Calls For Armed Struggle Against Israel

 

Israeli settlers dump sewage on Palestinian school in Qalqiliya

 

Growing Shin Bet conviction that Jews threw rock that killed Palestinian woman

 

Articles In Palestinian Press Condemn President Trump And His Administration: Neo-Hitlerism Aspiring To Global Hegemony – According To Instructions Of Rothschild Family

 

France To Offer Its Own Middle East Peace Plan If The U.S. Fails To Deliver

 

Netanyahu said to urge Washington to stick by Saudi crown prince   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: We Will Continue To Pay The Families Of Martyrs, Prisoners, And The Wounded; There Are Six Million Palestinian Refugees

 

Ashrawi urges Germany to recognize Palestine

 

Netanyahu dispatched Shin Bet chief in bid to renew ties with Abbas — report (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Canadian FM Hails Close Ties With Israel During Maiden Voyage To Holy Land

 

Fatah Revolutionary Council Member And Columnist In Palestinian Authority Daily Presents Distorted Version Of Israeli Anthem: 'We Shall Thrust Our Spears Into The Chests Of The Enemies And See Their Spilt Blood And Severed Heads'

 

Toddler dies of measles in Jerusalem, in first such incident in 15 years

 

Israel re-detains Jerusalemite upon release, bans him from city

 

Iran’s FM claims Israeli intelligence sabotaging nuclear deal

 

Watch: Police raid illegal PA-funded event in Jerusalem

 

Palestinians Call For Civil Unrest Amid Crisis Over New Social Security Law

 

Israeli bulldozers raze Palestinian lands in Tulkarem

 

Palestinian Power-Holders Respond to Report on Journalist Crackdown

 

Fatah supports Islamic edict prohibiting land sales to "enemies"

 

'Brazilian embassy will be moved to Jerusalem'

 

 

LIBERALISM

 

Hillary Clinton Gets a Pass, Megyn Kelly Gets the Axe

 

Pittsburgh and the Misplaced Anger of 'Liberal' Jews

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Soros Breaks Yearly Lobbying Record During First Three Quarters

 

MEDIA 

 

Journalists are being killed with impunity around the world. Remember their stories

 

When Media Foist False Narratives to Sow Social Discord, They Indeed Are the Enemy of the People

 

A Tale Of Two Acts Of Political Violence — And Proof Of Media Bias 

 

Many Believe Media Coverage of Shootings Inspires More Violence

 

Don Lemon’s Anti-white Smear a Not-so-white Lie

 

CNN’s Don Lemon doubles down on false claim that white men are “biggest terror threat in this country”

 

Will Megyn Kelly Return to Fox? No, Murdoch Says

 

Trump vs. the Media Is the New Iran–Iraq War

 

MEDICAID

 

Nebraska's Medicaid Expansion Is a Dangerous Fraud. Its Advocates Know It.

 

MEDICARE

DeSantis and Trump Say Democrats Will Gut Medicare for Seniors

 

MEXICO

 

Migrant Caravan Coordinator Says Demand for Mexico to Provide Transportation Has ‘Failed’

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman Poised To Lead Cybersecurity In Middle East

 

 

MILITARY

 

First of thousands of US troops seen arriving near border, preparing as caravan heads north

 

CENTCOM apologizes for training manual with phrase ‘Negro blood’

 

Remains of Texas soldier who vanished in South Korea in 1950 identified

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP)

 

NAACP defends mom charged for son's death in hurricane floodwaters

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

NASA's Dawn asteroid orbiter runs out of gas

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan Islamists protest for second day after Christian acquitted of blasphemy

 

Asia Bibi, Accused of “Blasphemy” in Pakistan, Has Been Acquitted

 

Pakistan: Muslim group calls for death for judges who freed Christian woman on blasphemy charges

 

Robert Spencer: Asia Bibi, Accused of “Blasphemy” in Pakistan, Has Been Acquitted, Is In More Danger Than Ever

 

POSTAL SERVICE

 

Withdrawal from Postal Union Will Benefit Americans

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

The Two Different Temptations Facing Young Evangelicals

 

Buffalo bishop hits back at abuse cover-up whistleblower, attacks accuser’s credibility

 

RUSSIA

 

A Russian Pivot to Asia?

 

Putin At Annual Valdai Discussion Club Meeting: 'I Am The Most Proper And True Nationalist'  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russia imposes financial sanctions on Ukraine's political elite

 

SENATE

 

Pro-Life Martha McSally Grabs Big Lead Over Pro-Abortion Kyrsten Sinema In Latest Arizona Poll

 

Montana Libertarian Senate Candidate Bows Out, Endorses GOP’s Rosendale Over Tester

 

Pro-Life Senate Candidates Kevin Cramer and Marsha Blackburn Lead in North Dakota, Tennessee

 

Republicans Refuse to Let McCaskill Sidestep Kavanaugh Vote

 

Inhofe Rolls Out Plan to Pay for Wall

 

Missouri Dem State Senator Calls McCaskill a ‘Piece of S**t’

 

 

SOCIALISM

 

American Socialism through the Prism of Marxism

 

To Achieve the Goals of ‘Socialists,’ Try Free Markets

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Internet Censorship Continues as Facebook Bans CRTV Host Gavin McInnes

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Brazil Surges Toward American Conservatism

 

Armed Clash Between Marxist Groups Shows Violence Still a Reality in Colombia

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

S. Korea Court Upholds Conscientious Objection to Military

 

1 in 7 High Schoolers Has Never Read a Book, Study Finds

 

Moon Says N.Korean Leader Kim to Visit Seoul 'Soon'

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

US Ramps Up Pressure on ‘Troika of Tyranny’–Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba

 

SYRIA

 

The Obstacles Facing Syria’s New UN Envoy

 

A Fragile Russian-Turkish Cease-fire In Syria’s Idlib

 

TAIWAN

 

The US’s newest partner in fighting Chinese intellectual property theft is Taiwan

 

A Pentagon official is urging Taiwan to spend more on a modern military in light of China's 'increasing frequency and scale of activity'

 

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkish President Erdogan threatens to build long-range missiles within three years

 

Turkey demands Saudi cooperation in Khashoggi probe

 

Turkey's Erdogan, Trump Agree on Steps for Stronger Ties

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 struggles against pound strength on Brexit deal hopes for banks

 

UK peer: “Those who live in the UK yet involve themselves in attacks against the UK are surely guilty of treason”

 

Oxford University researchers say “religious violence is pretty rare in our history,” hunt for its causes

 

Flesh-Eating Illegal Drugs Common In Russia Now Becoming Popular In The UK

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Heather Nauert Offered UN Ambassador Job, Would Replace Nikki Haley: Reports

 

VENEZUELA 

 

A Conversation with Venezuelan-Jewish Activist Ilan L.

 
WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Watch: Rare Footage Of Trump Interacting With PA Hospital Workers Busts Mainstream Media's Narrative

 

Trump Is the Best President Ever for American Jews

 

Nationalism Kosher For Country’s Invaders, But Not Its President

 

Trump’s Rally in Southwest Florida

 

Trump Connects the Dots on Dangers of Illegal Immigration

 

Poll: 58% Say Trump-Russia Probe ‘Hurting the Country;’ 35% Want it to Last ‘Indefinitely’

 

Trump Considers Ending Anchor Baby Loophole

 

Trump: Democrats Encouraging Illegals to Break Our Laws So They Can Sign Up for Welfare and the Right to Vote

 

Everyone Agrees: Brilliant Trump Ad Is Willie Horton, Part 2

 

Trump Announces Plan to Limit Asylum-Seekers at Ports of Entry

 

Trump’s Top Economic Adviser: ‘The principal culprit is China’

 

'Trump is our closer': McEnany says 'presidential tailwinds' will help GOP candidates

 

Tree of Life Rabbi Was ‘Pleasantly Surprised’ by President Trump

 

Trump falsely blames Obama for family separations at border (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Read: Trump Immigrant Children In Cages Photo Actually From Obama Years.)

 

 

Back to the American Voice Institute of Public Policy Home Page