Month: April 2019

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Tuesday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: TRUMP MOVES TO BLOCK SUBPOENAS: The Associated Press reports, “President Donald Trump, his family and the Trump Organization filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas seeking their banking and financial records. … Two House committees subpoenaed Deutsche Bank and…

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Monday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: ANOTHER SYNAGOGUE SHOOTING: “A woman has died and a rabbi was injured after shots were fired inside a Poway, California synagogue filled with people celebrating the last day of Passover. A suspect was taken into custody approximately two miles away from the synagogue while three patients were rushed…

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Peggy Noonan { peggynoonan.com } ~ A few small observations on the fire at Notre Dame: It’s interesting where your thoughts go as you watch a disaster, live. Friends kept saying they were feeling some of what they’d felt on 9/11, and this was true of me too. No one thought it the same, but…

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Nonstarters by Hunt Lawrence and Daniel J. Flynn { spectator.org } ~ A single word describes the many policy prescriptions offered by the various presidential candidates: nonstarter. Green New Deal? Nonstarter? Baby bonds? Nonstarter. Medicare for All? Reparations? Guaranteed income? Nonstarter, nonstarter, nonstarter… The federal government cannot afford any ambitious new spending program because what…

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In March, the Midwest was hit with what meteorologists call a “Cyclone bomb.”  Massive amounts of rain and snow were dumped by this weather system.  Less than a month later, a second cyclone bomb hit the Midwest.  Nebraska was particularly hard hit. Dams were destroyed, as were roads.  People were isolated and also importantly to the farmers of Nebraska,…

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Friday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: GDP ON SOLID FOOTING: “The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.2% annual rate in the first three months of the year, a far better outcome than expected, overcoming a host of headwinds including global weakness, rising trade tensions and a partial government shutdown. The advance in the…

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Allegedly free market Texas – is currently in the cronyism-enhancing process of outlawing competition in electricity transmission. Cronyism: Why Are Republicans in Texas Sponsoring a Bill to Block Competition?: “Legalese-to-English translation: Any company that wants to provide service – must first play Mother May I with the government. “And this is not just a routine…

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Thursday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: loose lips-BIDEN DIVES IN: “Former Vice President loose lips-Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the ‘soul of this nation’ at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election. … The 76-year-old Biden becomes an instant front-runner alongside Vermont Sen. commie-Bernie Sanders, who is…

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Wednesday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: TEAM TRUMP FIGHTS BACK: “The White House plans to fight a subpoena issued by the House Judiciary Committee for former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify… The Trump administration also plans to oppose other requests from House committees for the testimony of current and former aides about…