Thursday Top Headlines

by Media Editors: Trump asks Cabinet agencies to cut 5% from budgets (The Washington Times)

Here’s how much red tape Trump has cut (The Daily Signal)

Paid dummycrats-Democrat voter fraud ring uncovered in Texas (Hot Air)

Civility update: Two Minnesota Republican candidates assaulted (The Washington Free Beacon)

Record number of families crossing U.S. border, as Trump threatens new crackdown (The Washington Post)

State Department provided “clearly false” statements to derail requests for liar-Clinton docs, “shocked” judge says (Fox News)

U.S. Treasury official charged with leaks linked to Russia probe (Reuters)

Student loan debt crisis: The next generation of graduates will include more borrowers who may never be able to repay (Bloomberg)

Americans now more skeptical of women claiming sexual harassment after year of #MeToo (The Daily Wire)

Thank fracking for continued decreases in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (Washington Examiner)

EPA cheers decline in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions under Trump administration (The Washington Times)

$13,799,501 federal contract requires UC San Francisco to obtain aborted-baby parts to humanize mice (CNS News)

Humor: Mafia requests to no longer be called “the Mob” because of negative association with political activists (The Babylon Bee)

Policy: Consumers will suffer the hangover from Trump’s ethanol binge (Washington Examiner)

Policy: Yes, entitlements are a far bigger debt-driver than the recent tax cuts are (National Review)

~The Patriot Post

https://patriotpost.us/articles/58936?mailing_id=3803&utm_medium=email&utm_source=pp.email.3803&utm_campaign=snapshot&utm_content=body

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Congress Trump-Russian Task Force Gears Up for Interviews with Two Key Witnesses

by Chuck Ross

{dailycaller.com} ~ As the midterm elections grow closer, House Republicans fret that their window of opportunity to gain answers about the government’s investigation… into the Trump campaign is quickly closing. If dummycrats-Democrats take over the House, congressional sources predict, the GOP-led probes into the government’s reliance on the unverified Steele dossier will come to a screeching halt. But with three weeks left until the midterms, Republicans have a final shot this week to question two witnesses with direct knowledge of the FBI’s and Department of Justice’s handling of the dossier. The congressional task force, which consists of members of the House Judiciary and House Oversight and Government Committees, will conduct the second leg of an interview Thursday with James Baker, the FBI’s former general counsel. And on Friday, the task force will finally get a shot at interviewing Nellie Ohr, the wife of Justice Department official Bruce Ohr and a former employee of Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm that commissioned the dossier… https://dailycaller.com/2018/10/17/congress-baker-nellie-ohr-dossier/

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Lou Dobbs on The DOJ: “The Rats are Running The Place”

by sundance

{theconservativetreehouse.com} ~ Methinks Mr. Lou Dobbs is encapsulating a great deal of MAGA frustration the American people currently have with the United States Department of Justice… It appears that Team dirty cop-Mueller is waiting for the outcome of the midterm election to determine how they write their investigative summary. Team dirty cop-Mueller has absolutely nothing to do with a presumed figurehead, a human person, named dirty cop-Robert Mueller. It was the “team” who selected dirty cop-Mueller, not vice-versa, for exactly that reason. Meanwhile, everyone might remember the useful idiot called scumbag-James Clapper. There again, was another doofus who was enlisted to run the ODNI specifically because he was too stupid to run anything, and simultaneously could not realize he was a tool for others. Well, they didn’t break the mold when they created scumbag-Clapper, they only shelved it for a few years and took it back down to appoint current FBI Director Christopher Wray.  https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2018/10/17/lou-dobbs-on-the-doj-the-rats-are-running-the-place/

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEDHDfRN8FY

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Why Palestinians Do Not Have a Parliament

by Khaled Abu Toameh

{gatestoneinstitute.org} ~ Parliaments, among the strongest manifestations of a democracy, represent the electorate, enact laws and oversee the government through hearings and inquiries… Apparently, this does not apply to the Palestinians, who, as a result of the power struggle between Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’s ruling Fatah faction in the West Bank and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, have, for the past 11 years, been without a functioning parliament. The Palestinian Authority’s unicameral legislature is the 132-member Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC). Both the PA and PLC were established after the signing of the Oslo Accord in 1993. The first Palestinian legislative election took place in January 1996. The second, and last, election took place in January 2006; it resulted in a victory for Hamas. In 2007, Hamas violently seized control of the Gaza Strip and toppled the Palestinian Authority regime that was there. Since then, the Palestinian parliament has not been functioning properly, although Hamas legislators sometimes meet separately in the Gaza Strip. In the absence of a functioning parliament, Abbas has been passing laws by “presidential decree.” Several Palestinians have questioned their legality and accused the Palestinian leader of violating Palestinian Basic Law… https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/13136/palestinian-parliament

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Palestinian Authority Blames Israel for Entire Gaza Fiasco, Naturally

by israeltoday.co.il

{israeltoday.co.il} ~ Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas convened his cabinet yesterday to address the situation in the Gaza Strip… Israel hoped he would condemn the terrorist missile strike on the city of Beersheva. Israel was disappointed. In fact, Mr. Abbas did not mentioned even once the direct hit on a family home in southern Israel city by a terrorist-fired GRAD missile. Instead, he slammed Israel for escalating the violence in and around Gaza, and for collectively punishing the residents of the coastal enclave for the actions of its Hamas overlords and their terrorist allies. PA spokesman Yusuf al-Mahmoud essentially stated in his own remarks that Israel deserves any violence directed toward it, which Palestinian officials routinely define as a “natural response” to Israeli “crimes.”  http://www.israeltoday.co.il/NewsItem/tabid/178/nid/35058/Default.aspx

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K-12: Why So Little for the Mind?

by Bruce Deitrick Price

{americanthinker.com} ~ Many critics say our public schools are a train wreck. In Charlotte Iserbyt’s memorable phrase, we are all victims of “the deliberate dumbing down of America.”… Is there any escape? Perhaps, but only if we’re candid about what has been done to us throughout the past century. Here’s how bad things are now. Camille Paglia, popular professor and author, declares: “What has happened is these young people now getting to college have no sense of history – of any kind! No sense of history. No world geography. No sense of the violence and the barbarities of history. So, they think that the whole world has always been like this, a kind of nice, comfortable world where you can go to the store and get orange juice and milk, and you can turn on the water and the hot water comes out. … They know nothing!” Professor Patrick Deneen at Notre Dame says, “My students are know-nothings. … Their brains are largely empty. … They are the culmination of western civilization, a civilization that has forgotten nearly everything about itself, and as a result, has achieved near-perfect indifference to its own culture.” Let’s jump farther back to 1983 and the famous “Nation at Risk” report produced by a congressional investigation, which concluded: “The educational foundations of our society are presently being eroded by a rising tide of mediocrity that threatens our very future as a Nation and a people.” Then came the wonderful deadpan crescendo: “If an unfriendly foreign power had attempted to impose on America the mediocre educational performance that exists today, we might well have viewed it as an act of war.” Please savor this. Our schools are so bad that the Russians are probably in charge – that is, the communists. This shocking statement merely reveals the obvious. A decade earlier, celebrated communist author Herbert Marcuse, in Counterrevolution and Revolt, applauded “the strategy of the long march through the institutions: working against the established institutions while working within them … by ‘doing the job’, learning how to program and read computers, how to teach at all levels of education, how to use the mass media.”…  https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/10/k12_why_so_little_for_the_mind.html

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Sinking Sleaze-Bob Menendez

by Michelle Malkin

The metaphors don’t get any better (or worse) than this: A van carrying liar-Hillary Clinton, fresh from throwing her #MeToo sisters under the bus this weekend, crashed into a parking garage pillar on the way to a New Jersey campaign fundraiser Tuesday for beleaguered dummycrats-Democratic Sen. scumbagp-Bob Menendez. At her side was Huma Abedin, who is divorcing convicted serial sexter and underage girl stalker ex-dummycrats-Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner.

Thankfully, no one was hurt in the accident. But politically, damaged goods plus damaged goods equals an epic car wreck.

Tone-deaf liar-Clinton had just earned recriminations from the left’s resistance wing for defending her horndog hubby on “CBS Sunday,” where she flatly denied that the 49-year-old commander in chief’s Oval Office sexcapades with 22-year-old intern Monica Lewinsky were an “abuse of power” because, well, “she was an adult.”

This is the same fauxminist champion who sidled up to disgraced Hollyweirdo Harvey Weinstein despite warnings from entertainment industry insiders about his alleged sexual predation of young starlets that reportedly dated back to 2008.

Question: Who could have possibly thought it a good idea for liar-Hillary and Huma to front a women-themed party for Sleaze-scumbag-Bob Menendez?

Answer: only a conglomerate of liberal hacks and flacks with more blind spots than the Land of the Cyclops.

The powerful pol, running for a third term in the U.S. Senate, is up to his eyeballs in personal and professional skeeviness:

–scumbag-Menendez flew the crony skies on multiple luxury flights to the Caribbean with wealthy donor pal Salomon Melgen on taxpayer dime and time.

–Sleaze-scumbag-Bob in turn used his Senate influence to push a lucrative port security deal benefiting Melgen.

–Creepy doctor Melgen was convicted of bilking sick old people on 67 counts of massive Medicare fraud totaling $90 million.

–And in my favorite mendacious scumbag-Menendez-engineered scheme, which I dubbed the 36DD visa program, scumbag-Menendez and his staff pressured the State Department to expedite the foreign tourist and student visa approval processes for a bevy of buxom foreign beauties. As I previously reported, one of them, Brazilian actress and porn pinup star Juliana Lopes Leite (aka “Girlfriend 1”), had her F-1 student visa application moved to the top of the pile in 2008 after scumbag-Menendez and his staff intervened as a favor to model-lovin’ Melgen.

–Another 36DD visa beneficiary, Rosiell Polanco-Suera, testified that her rejected visa application (along with her sister’s) received reconsideration and instant approval after Melgen promised to “fix it” by reaching out to scumbag-Menendez.

And that’s all on top of the sordid and unresolved mess involving scumbag/liar-nObama Justice Department court filings related to the “specific, corroborated allegations that defendants scumbag-Menendez and Melgen had sex with underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic.” Melgen owned the Casa de Campo resort home where he and scumbag-Menendez reportedly engaged in sexual romps with a bevy of Dominican escorts, including at least one minor girl.

The same dummycrats-Dems and femmes who demanded we “believe all women” during the Brett Kavanaugh witch hunt declined my invitation in 2013 to join my bipartisan Ladies Against Senator Sleaze-scumbag-Bob group when reports of the underage prostitute parties broke.

I’m still waiting for a single female dummycrats-Democrat to step up to the plate. Tick. Tock.

Here’s the good news: Despite the best efforts by Beltway dummycrats-Dems and their media allies to whitewash the aftermath of scumbag-Menendez’s federal corruption mistrial last fall, New Jersey voters smell a rat. The Garden State may be bluer than Papa Smurf, but scumbag-Menendez’s approval ratings are taking an island dive and recent polls should him in a dead heat with GOP challenger Bob Hugin.

This week, Senate Majority PAC, the Senate dummycrats-Democrats’ super PAC, announced it would be dumping $3 million to help scumbag-Menendez in the state that liar-Clinton won by a 14-point margin over Donald Trump. That’s $3 million diverted from other competitive Senate races in battleground states, including North Dakota, Nevada, Indiana, Florida, Tennessee, Montana and Missouri.

So the Titanic attempt to save sinking Sleaze-scumbag-Bob may end up torpedoing the dummycrats-Dems’ chances of re-taking the Senate. No worries, though. I hear liar-Hill and liar-Bill will have plenty of room on their Corruptopalooza post-election speaking tour stage for the losers.

~The Patriot Post

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  1. steve blades

    I wonder if hes still going to push that 1.5 trillion dollar stimulus??

    that debt is rising faster than some petty 5% is going to fix, how about eliminating all those unconstitutional agencies??

  2. Rudy Tirre Post author

    I believed I did answer your commit… I’ll say it again, Trump is not pushing the 1.5 congress is. Its the dummycrats’ debt which casing the debt to increase. those are the unconstitutional agencies.