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PRINCE ANDREW ENDORSES COMMUNIST DE BLASIO FOR NY MAYOR

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has endorsed his frequent rival and fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio for a second term as mayor of New York City.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


MONEY MAG. NAMES 100 BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN AMERICA - NONE IN NEW YORK

MONEY identified 100 spots that offer a healthy economy, affordable homes, and a high quality of life.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Time--


Political Science

NEW RESEARCH: ‘CLIMATE CHANGE’ NOT AS THREATENING TO PLANET AS PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

Climate change poses less of an immediate threat to the planet than previously thought because scientists got their modelling wrong, a new study has found.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--UK Telegraph--


MASSIVE ARCTIC ICE GAIN OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS

by Tony Heller

Arctic sea ice extent is up 40% from this date five years ago.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Real Science--


Poughkeepsie Journal Letters

LETTERS TO THE POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL EDITOR - 09/19/17

Read and comment on pending letters to the Poughkeepsie Journal.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--


The Culture War

WOMAN RAISED BY LESBIANS: LGBT IS AN ‘EXTREMIST MINORITY’ PUSHING ‘THE EXTINCTION OF GENDER’

Millie Fontana, a donor-conceived child of lesbian parents, is a child’s rights activist who believes that same-sex marriage and the push for “gender equality” is a ruse, a coordinated step by an “extremist minority” to end “gender altogether.”

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--WND--


Media Watch

JAMES O’KEEFE TEASES ‘BIGGEST EVER MEDIA INVESTIGATION’ - MUSES ‘PEOPLE WILL BE FIRED’

In a video announcement released on Monday, Project Veritas founder and guerrilla journalist James O’Keefe warned his organization is currently operating one of the biggest ever investigations into the mainstream media’s ‘holy grail,’ promising media people will likely lose their jobs over the imminent exposé.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Gateway Pundit--


EMMY AWARDS BECOME ANTI-TRUMP HATE-FEST

Mere seconds into the 2017 Emmy Awards - already predicted to become one of the most politically charged ever - the show turned political, with host Stephen Colbert singing an opening song themed on how horrible the world is.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--grabien news--


BILL O’REILLY’S ACCUSER ARRESTED FOR FALSE ALLEGATION OF CRIME

A 2015 arrest by Detroit police of a key accuser of Bill O’Reilly for giving a false report of a crime has raised serious doubts as to her credibility.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


News of the Day

TRUMP BLASTS SOCIALISM AT U.N.

TRUMP: "The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented. (Applause) From the Soviet Union to Cuba to Venezuela, wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted, it has delivered anguish and devastation and failure.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--grabien news--


AUDIT: IRS IMPROPERLY WITHHELD INFORMATION AFTER FOIA REQUESTS WERE FILED

The Internal Revenue Service improperly withheld information from requesters after Freedom of Information Act requests were filed, according to a report from the Treasury inspector general for tax administration.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--The Washington Free Beacon--


TRUMP KILLED 2 OLD REGS FOR EVERY NEW 1, $645 MILLION SAVED

The Trump administration has fulfilled one of the president’s key campaign promises to wipe out costly Obama-era regulations, according to a new fiscal year ending report card on the effort.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Washington Examiner--


SEN. RAND PAUL EXPECTS TRUMP, ACTING ALONE, TO ALLOW INSURANCE SALES ACROSS STATE LINES

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Tuesday dismissed the latest Republican health care bill as “just another big-government boondoggle.”

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


TRUMP HERALDS ‘SOVEREIGNTY’ IN SPEECH AT U.N.

WASHINGTON - President Trump urged members of the United Nations to join the United States in defeating the murderous and corrupt regimes of North Korea and Iran, warning that his administration would do so unilaterally if necessary.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--WND--


DEMS PROPOSE ‘HOTEL ACT’ TO BAN SPENDING TAXPAYER MONEY AT TRUMP PROPERTIES

Democratic legislators are introducing the Hotel Act, a bill that would ban executive branch officials from paying taxpayer money to stay any property owned by the president, vice president, Cabinet secretaries, or their family members, according to The Washington Post.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


FBI WIRETAPPED TRUMP CAMPAIGN CHAIRMAN MANAFORT BEFORE AND AFTER ELECTION

WASHINGTON - US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, sources tell CNN, an extraordinary step involving a high-ranking campaign official now at the center of the Russia meddling probe.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--CNN--


FINLAND’S WELFARE STATE HAS A MASSIVE BABY PROBLEM

Finland, a first-rate place in which to be a mother, has registered the lowest number of newborns in nearly 150 years. The birth rate has been falling steadily since the start of the decade, and there’s little to suggest a reversal in the trend.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Bloomberg--


TRUMP’S SHIFT AWAY FROM USING THE TERM RADICAL ‘ISLAM’ RATTLES HIS BASE

As President Trump’s staunchest backers wonder why he has suddenly dropped “Islamic” from two important war speeches, the mystery in the latter instance can be traced to the Pentagon, says an administration source.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Washington Times--


SENATE REPUBLICANS NEAR VOTES TO REPLACE OBAMACARE WITH STATE BLOCK GRANTS

Senate Republicans pushing to replace Obamacare with state block grants are making real noise before their window to act closes, insisting they are just one or two votes shy and that President Trump can nudge their last-gasp bill to victory.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Washington Times--


HILLARY MULLS CHALLENGING LEGITIMACY OF 2016 ELECTION

Hillary Clinton on Monday would not rule out the possibility of challenging the results of the 2016 presidential election, saying it’s clear the Russians influenced the outcome and that the legitimacy of President Trump’s victory could be called into question as congressional and independent probes into Russian involvement move forward.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Washington Times--

Editorial Comment

And this after she made a big deal out of Trump refusing to say he’d accept the election results! - BK


ADMIRAL, CAPTAIN FIRED IN ONGOING INVESTIGATIONS INTO USS JOHN S. MCCAIN, USS FITZGERALD COLLISIONS

The commander of the Navy’s largest operational battle force and his subordinate in charge of the attached destroyer squadron have been removed from their positions as a result of ongoing investigations into a string of incidents this year that resulted in the death of 17 sailors and hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, USNI News has learned.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Competitive Enterprise Institute--


PELOSI PRESSER OVERRUN BY ILLEGALS

Protesters interrupted House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) DREAMer press conference in San Francisco on Monday, demonstrating against her efforts to work with President Trump.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NTK Network--


TRUMP IGNITES CONTROVERSY AFTER SHARING VIDEO OF HIM KNOCKING DOWN HILLARY CLINTON WITH GOLF BALL

President Donald Trump ignited controversy on social media Sunday after he retweeted a short gif video of him hitting a golf ball that knocks down Hillary Clinton.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--

Editorial Comment

SoreLoserCrats have no sense of humor. - BK


REX TILLERSON: ‘UNDER THE RIGHT CONDITIONS,’ US COULD STAY IN PARIS ACCORD

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that "under the right conditions, the U.S. could stay in the Paris Accord.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


PENTAGON TO FUND ‘MEDICAL’ TREATMENT FOR ‘TRANSGENDER’ TROOPS INTO MARCH

WASHINGTON - Transgender [sic] troops can continue receiving transition-related medical [sic] treatment for now, the Pentagon said Monday, amid mounting challenges to President Donald Trump’s effective ban on funding such procedures as well as enlisting new openly transgender [sic] personnel.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Yahoo! News Canada (AFP)--


NYT: MANAFORT TOLD HE WILL BE INDICTED

Robert Mueller, the former FBI director leading the Department of Justice’s Russia probe, is reportedly gearing up for an indictment of Paul Manafort in the case.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--

Editorial Comment

Prediction: The indictment will be for something completely unrelated to the “Russia probe,” and will be used to pressure Manafort to make some damaging allegations about the president. - BK


MATTIS SPELLS OUT HOW ‘TRANSGENDER’ BAN WILL WORK

The Department of Defense will allow existing servicemen and women who are transgender [sic] to continue serving indefinitely, but First, people who are being treated for ‘gender dysphoria’ - the condition where a person identifies as the opposite of their biological gender - can no longer enlist or receive officer commissions.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--UK Daily Mail--


FEDS AWARD OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS IN GRANTS TO STUDY ‘SAFE ZONES’ FOR SOME LGBTQ STUDENTS

The National Science Foundation is spending a combined $587,441 of taxpayer money on a joint study called “A Virtual Community of Practice to Promote LGBTQ Inclusion in Engineering.” The research will include an online Safe Zone course that will provide inclusion training to engineering students and professionals across the nation.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--


Our Brave New Schools

UC BERKELEY PROFESSORS URGE CAMPUS BOYCOTT DURING ‘FREE SPEECH WEEK’

At UC Berkeley, 177 professors and graduate students have signed an open letter urging thousands of colleagues and classmates to boycott campus for four days this month to ensure their “physical and mental safety.”

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--San Francisco Chronicle--

Editorial Comment

They’re trying to prove how open-minded they are. - BK


Selected Commentary and Analysis

I’M NOT ‘FORCING MY MORALITY ON YOU’ - YOU’RE FORCING YOUR IMMORALITY ON ME

Commentary by Matt Walsh

The headline of an article in The New York Times poses an interesting question: “Cake is his art. So can he deny one to a gay [sic] couple?”

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--


THE LAST BEST HOPE TO EUTHANIZE OBAMACARE

Commentary by David Catron

If Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson fails to pass, PPACA is here to stay.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--American Spectator--


WHO TRULY IMPERILS OUR FREE SOCIETY?

Commentary by Patrick J. Buchanan

“The Barbarian cannot make ... he can befog and destroy but ... he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of every civilization exactly that has been true.” … Hilaire Belloc’s depiction of the barbarian is recalled to mind as the statues honoring the history and heroes of the Republic and of the West continue to be vandalized and smashed.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TownHall.com--


POLITICIZED NFL IS UNWATCHABLE

Commentary by Michael Reagan

“National Football League TV ratings down 13 percent in Week 1.” … “NFL ratings in free fall.” … Those headlines don’t surprise me one bit.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


GLOBAL WARMISTS NEED TO LOSE THE ARROGANCE

Commentary by Susan Stamper Brown

Natural disasters are no laughing matter, but you’d never know that recently watching God-denier Bill Maher and his “Real Time” show audience. Maher appeared giddy with delight that homes of certain high-profile man-controlled climate change "deniers’ were in the path of destructive hurricanes.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TownHall.com--


WHY MEDICARE FOR ALL WOULD DAMAGE OUR REPUBLIC

Commentary by Jay Cost

Giving trillions to the medical-services industry would turn it into a kind of Praetorian Guard, wielding huge influence over the affairs of state.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--National Review--


SHE HAPPENED: IT TOOK A VILLAGE TO SEE THROUGH HER

Commentary by Dov Fischer

It didn’t have to happen this way.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--American Spectator--


NEW SEGREGATION SIGNS POP UP IN LEFTIST ESTABLISHMENTS

Commentary by Megan Fox

A long, long time ago, Democrats had a lot of fun with signs. They posted them everywhere - on drinking fountains, in restaurants, in clothing stores, you name it. There was a sign for every scenario for telling people with dark skin color what to do and where to go. These Democrats, like Bull Connor, just loved their signs.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--PJ Media--


THE ‘HANDMAID’S TALE’ LUNACY

Commentary by Rich Lowry

‘Trump’s America’ is not perfect, but it is far from Atwood’s dystopia.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--National Review--


MEDIA WRONGLY CLAIM TRUMP AD PUSHED TO EXECUTE ‘INNOCENT CHILDREN’

Commentary by Brad Wilmouth

Since Donald Trump began his run for President in June 2015, parts of the dominant liberal media have repeatedly parroted the incorrect claim that, in 1989, Trump ran a newspaper ad in which he urged the execution of a group of young black and Hispanic teens who ended up eventually being proven “innocent” in spite of confessing to the infamous rape and beating of a Central Park jogger that year.

(Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsBusters.org--

Editorial Comment

After reading the ad, I’m not so sure that Trump didn’t at least strongly imply that the kids should be executed. - BK


OBAMA-ERA EDUCATION MEDDLING LEAVES MINORITIES WORSE OFF

Commentary by Hans Bader

On September 12, the Federalist Society’s Regulatory Transparency Project released a paper about illegal overreaching by the Obama-era Education and Justice Departments, which resulted in policies that still persist today.

(Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


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