Peak Millennial? Cites Can’t Assume Continued Boost From The Young, Conor Dougherty, NY Times
California Goes Confederate, Victor Davis Hanson, Townhall
Bill To Split ‘Nutty’ 9th Court Of Appeals Gains Momentum, Jeff Demers, Western Journalism
Cruz and Sanders Have Grown-Up Debate On Obamacare, Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
Common Sense Commentary: A good report on the debate, but for a complete picture here is Mike Huckabee’s 2/8/17 comments on one exchange Hollywood Reporter spins towards the liberal side.
Germany Downplayed Terrorists Posing as Refugees Threat, Soren Kern, Breaking Israel News
Washington Elite Go After Trump, Pat Buchanan, Townhall
Europeans Back Trump’s German Greivances, Walter Russell Mead, American Interest
What Can The Declaration of Independence Teach Us About Immigration? David Azerrad, kirkcenter
Trump Must Break Judicial Power, Pat Buchanan, Townhall
16 Fake News Stories Reporters Have Run Since Trump Was Elected, Daniel Payne, The Federalist
Mohammed And The Nature Of Islam, Raymond Ibrahim
The Evolving Threat Of Jihad In The West: Another 911 Looms, Caroline B. Glick, Jerusalem Post; Also see, Not Lone Wolves After All: The Future Of US Terror, Rukmini Callimachi, NY Times.
Muslim Persecution of Christians, Raymond Ibrahim
President Trump’s First National Prayer Breakfast, Bob Eschliman, Charisma
Prayer Breakfast: America Must Never Stop Asking God For Wisdom, Claire Chretien, lifesitenews
The Cat Who Thinks She’s A Dog, Facebook
The Trump Doctrine Explained, Trade Genius, You Tube
Donald Trump Interviews With CBN’s David Brody, You Tube/CBN
The Refugee Situation Explained, Brigette Gabriel, Act For America/Facebook
Common Sense Interpretation
Honesty Is the Best Policy … Brutal, Brutal Honesty, The Daily Shot, Ricochet, February 1, 2017
The Grammy Awards, Mike Huckabee
Trump Nominees Face Unprecedented Obstructionism, Rob Bluey, The Daily Signal
What Does DAESH Mean? ISIS Threatens To Kill Those Using It, Oakley/Chakrabarti, Daily Mirror; Also see ISIL, ISIS, Islamic State, DAESH – What’s The Difference? Maria Vultaggio, ibtimes
Liberty’s Best Chance, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense
More Common Sense
Prophecy: See Common Sense Prophecy for multiple predictions – up to 11 years prior to events – that Trump would become U.S. President; Just Like The Book of Acts: Prisoners Convert Jailer and Are Released From Middle East Prison, Suzette Gutierrez-Cachila, gospel herald
Culture: A Stanford Psychiatrist On Why Incredible Women Have The Worst Dating Lives, Nina Visan, bolde/Facebook; 10 Cities Where Rents Are Rising The Fastest, Jean Folger, Investopedia; FEDEX: US Roads So Bad Burning Through Tires Twice The Rate Of 20 Years Ago, Leslie Josephs, Quartz
Money: Gundlach’s Forecast For 2016, Robert Huebscher, Advisor Perspectives; Are We Prepared For the Next Financial Crisis? Robert Samuelson, Real Clear Markets; Where Are Rents Rising The Most? Investopedia; Is It Better To Buy Or Rent? Interactive Chart, NY Times
World: Below Deck: Cruise Ship Employees, Mostly Controlled By Three Cruise Lines, Are Largely Abused, And A Third Are Filipino – Its A Good Job, Until Its Not, Lizzie Presser, California Sunday
Sports: Take These Broken Wings: Can The Falcons Mount A Comeback? Jenny Vrentas, Sports Illustrated; The NFL’s Top 21 Potential Free Agents – Ranked, Cameron DaSilva, Fox Sports; Bama’s Steve Sarkisian New Falcon’s Offensive Coordinator, Moriarty/Kirk/Godfrey, sbnation
Movies: Mel Gibson/Vince Vaughn To Star In Film on Police Brutality, Dave McNary, Variety; Here’s What Critics Are Saying About ‘John Wick: Chapter 2‘, Christian Holub, Entertainment Weekly
TV: ‘Bloodline’ On Netflix Exposes The Tortures of Family Secrets, Seaborn Hall, The Federalist, Note: Season 3 of Bloodline is set to return on Netflix sometime in 2017, though a release date has not been announced.
Books: The Greatest Books Of All Time – As Decided By Famous Authors, Maria Popova, brainpickings; Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, Common Sense Commentary: A must read for every American. Will change your view on World War II and Hiroshima. WW II Japan was the ISIS of its era.
Quotes of the Month:
“[Secretary of Defense] General Mattis has a bear rug in his home, but it’s not dead, it’s just afraid to move.” Rob O’Neill, Navy Seal who killed Bin Laden.
“If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles… if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle.” Sun Tzu