Month: June 2019

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Monday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: THE KAVANAUGH PLAYBOOK: “In her upcoming book, ‘What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal,’ famous Elle advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accuses Donald Trump of forcefully raping her in the mid-1990s, an allegation she says she chose not to make public earlier because she did not…

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by Roxie Hammill {khn.org} ~The leaders of Pathway Church on the outskirts of Wichita, Kan., had no clue that the $22,000 they already had on hand for Easter would have such impact. The nondenominational suburban congregation of about 3,800 had set out only to help people nearby pay off some medical debt, recalled Larry Wren,…

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Friday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: RETALIATION ABOUT-FACE: “President Trump approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing an American surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching them on Thursday night after a day of escalating tensions.” (The New York Times) SAUDI DEAL BLOCKED: “The Senate voted to block President Trump’s Saudi arms…

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Thursday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: IRAN PROVOKES: “Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday. … The U.S. military’s Central Command released a statement saying the drone, an RQ-4 Global Hawk, was downed in international airspace, describing it as an ‘unprovoked attack.’” (The Associated Press) BUDGETARY OBSTRUCTION: “Democrats on Wednesday muscled…

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Most unfortunately, governments at every level – federal, state and local – have grown to exceedingly obese size and status. Making them corpulent targets for bribes from monster companies – to ladle government gravy atop the monster companies’ biscuits. Governments are monstrously outsized.  So too, of course, is the cronyism monster companies seek and are…

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Wednesday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: 2020 VISION: “President Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night before a jam-packed crowd in Orlando’s Amway Center arena, and quickly unloaded on the media organizations and government actors he said tried their hardest with ‘everything they had’ to bring down both his candidacy and presidency,”…

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Tuesday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: ENFORCING THE LAW: “President Trump late Monday announced on Twitter that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the process of ‘removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the U.S.,’ but did not elaborate on what new measures will be taken. ‘They…

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Friday delivered us an amazing headline – containing an amazing quote. Tech Billionaire to Joe Rogan: ‘The Left Has Won the Culture Wars. Now They’re Just Driving Around Shooting Survivors’ Who is said Tech Billionaire?  Naval Ravikant: “Naval Ravikant is the CEO and a co-founder of AngelList. He previously co-founded Epinions (which went public as…

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Monday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: HEALTH-CARE CHECKUP: “President Trump said he’ll be rolling out a new health care plan in a couple of months, saying it will be a key focus in his 2020 reelection campaign,” according to The Hill. Republicans failed to pass health-care reform even with congressional majorities, so this plan…