Month: October 2018

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by Daniel John Sobieski {americanthinker.com} ~ History, as the saying goes, is a lie agreed upon, and there has perhaps been no bigger lie detrimental to the future national security and economic well-being of the United States that the 14th Amendment, clearly written to protect the rights of African-American slaves liberated by the first Republican…

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Wednesday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Consumer confidence hits 18-year high (Bloomberg) Sen. Lindsey Graham to introduce bill ending birthright citizenship (The Hill) Harry dinky-Reid in 1993: “No sane country” would give citizenship to people born from illegal aliens (The Daily Wire) By the numbers: Four key points about birthright citizenship (The Daily Signal) Migrant…

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Whenever the issue of songwriting royalties arises, the most common reaction is “Wait a second – the federal government sets music royalty rates?” Yes – sad, but true. Trump Signs Sweeping New Music Licensing Legislation: “The bipartisan act addresses music licensing and royalty legislation, among other issues related to music rights….. “The legislation includes a…

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As we have written for nearly a decade, the global trade market is a patchwork quilt of ridiculous government impositions – warping what should be a flat and level playing field: “‘Trade Wars’ actually aren’t about trade – they are about government trade policy. “If peoples are trading freely, there isn’t a ‘War’ – there’s…

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by Chris J. Krisinger {americanthinker.com} ~ This is a good news story. With the fall harvest underway across the nation’s Midwest “breadbasket,” early U.S. Department of Agriculture reporting predicts record-setting corn and soybean crops for 2018. The corn crop will be above average for a record sixth year in a row, while soybean production is…

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Tuesday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Trump eyes plan to end unconstitutional “birthright citizenship” (Axios) Chief Justice John Roberts will have hand on throttle as Supreme Court veers right (Bloomberg Quint) Pentagon sending 5,200 troops to southern border a week before the midterms (Associated Press) Second migrant caravan defies heavy police presence, enters Mexico (The…

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Our forty-plus year relationship with Communist China has been, on the main, really, REALLY awful for our country. China has taken from us tens of trillions of dollars and tens of millions of jobs. Communist China has stolen tens of trillions of dollars more – of our Intellectual Property (IP) and via mandated technology transfers.…

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The relatively brief history of the Internet – is a quarter-century visual aide of how the Left looks to over-regulate things. The Left always wants…more.  They are the Oliver Twist of regulations. So let’s not hand them the keys to DC next Tuesday, eh? Simplistically but accurately speaking, the Internet was privatized in the 1990s. …

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Monday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Eleven murdered in Pittsburgh synagogue attack (Fox News) Criticism of Trump after synagogue massacre is at odds with the opinions Jewish Israelis have of him (CNS News) Suspect charged with five federal crimes in mail bombs sent to Trump opponents (The Daily Signal) Mattis authorizes the use of troops,…

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by Caroline B. Glick {jewishworldreview.com} ~ This week we received a few reminders that in certain significant ways, the discourse in Israel and hence the policymaking is very much stuck in the 1990s. The first reminder came on Sunday when Jordan’s King Abdullah abruptly announced that he is rescinding two annexes of the peace deal…