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Week of February 12, 2017 News 

Week of February 12, 2017

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

Duterte’s Philippine Drug War: Spiraling Out of Control?, Stratfor

 

Editor’s Choice


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


Trump’s 100 Day Contract To Make America Great Again

President Trump’s First National Prayer Breakfast, Bob Eschliman, Charisma

Prayer Breakfast: America Must Never Stop Asking God For Wisdom, Claire Chretien, lifesitenews

 

Comic Videos


Conan: Sebastian Maniscalco, Stand-Up; Also see, Stephen Colbert, Sebastian Maniscalco

The Cat Who Thinks She’s A Dog, Facebook

Johnny Carson As Ronald Reagan, ‘Who’s On First?’, Facebook

 

Short Videos


Eye in the Sky: Flight Attendant Spots Human Trafficking, Saves Girl, NBC

Sex Trafficking Is Real – Even In The US: Trucker Saves Girl, Facebook

Asian Trump Supporter Crushes Liberal Arguments And Identity Politics, Facebook

The Trump Doctrine Explained, Trade Genius, You Tube

Donald Trump Interviews With CBN’s David Brody, You Tube/CBN

Milo Unleashed: The Gay Conservative Destroys Muslim Hecklers, Facebook

The Refugee Situation Explained, Brigette Gabriel, Act For America/Facebook

 

Common Sense Interpretation


Briefs

Honesty Is the Best Policy … Brutal, Brutal Honesty, The Daily Shot, Ricochet, February 1, 2017

The Grammy Awards, Mike Huckabee

Dennis Prager Gets It: America Is Fighting Its Second Civil War, Dennis Prager, Townhall

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

Articles

Liberty’s Best Chance, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense

 

More Common Sense


ProphecySee 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

Music: The Beatles Through The Years, Facebook; Meet Ric Blair and The Celts, featured on PBS, and The Grand Ole Opry.

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

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