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Week of February 5, 2017 News 

Week of February 5, 2017

Washington Elite Go After Trump, Pat Buchanan, Townhall

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

Education At A Crossroads, Thomas Sowell, Townhall

Education At A Crossroads, Part II, Thomas Sowell, Townhall

Palestinian’s Fort of Torture, Khaled Abu Toameh, Breaking Israel News

Germany Downplayed Terrorists Posing as Refugees Threat, Soren Kern, Breaking Israel News

Megyn Kelly Again: Can She Escape Her Past?, Caitlin Flanigan, The Atlantic

Common Sense Commentary: The Atlantic was actually a pretty good magazine twenty+ years ago but since has devolved into another liberal propaganda platform. Still, for those who can edit out rampant liberal bias, like presenting extremist liberal radio host D. L. Hughley as some objective, moral voice of sanity when he appears on Kelly’s show [ha!], there are still some interesting, if biased, insights about Kelly and Fox News in this article, which, tinged with jealousy and envy, seems like a pathetic attempt to upend Kelly’s coming debut at NBC.

 

Editor’s Choice


Defining The ‘Forgotten Man’ Is Key To Trump’s Presidency, Amity Schlaes, Bloomberg

If You’re A Democrat These 3 Charts Should Have You Worried, Chris Cillizza, Washington Post

Judicial Watch Increases Pressure For Clinton And Team Clinton Indictments, Charisma

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

Netanyahu’s Shameless Opponents: How The Prime Minister Is Waging the Same Media War in Israel As President Trump in the US, Caroline Glick, Breaking Israel News/Jerusalem Post

What Is Looming In Israel, Jim Fletcher, Breaking Israel News

Tell America The Truth: We Should Be At War With Saudi Arabia, Raymond Ibrihim, Raymond Ibrahim.com

Quote: “…the Saudi regime is a monster. As in ISIS held territories, women in SA are little better than chattel; blasphemers, apostates, and homosexuals are persecuted and sometimes executed; all non-Sunnis—from Hindus to Shia—are subhuman infidels to be treated accordingly; house churches are closed, Bibles and crucifixes confiscated and destroyed, and Christians caught worshipping in private thrown in jail and tortured. SA is arguably even more backward than ISIS…”


Trump’s 100 Day Contract To Make America Great Again

 

Israel

Obama’s Likely Parting Shot At Israel, Charles Krauthammer, NY Daily News

Gazans Furious With Hamas Over Power Failures: Man Sets Himself on Fire, JNS, Breaking Israel News

UK Defies 70 Nations And Defends Israel, Refusing to Sign Paris Statement, Abra Forman, Breaking Israel News; Also see, 70 Nations Gathered in France Call For Palestinian State, Michael Snyder, Charisma

 

Comic Videos


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

Sometimes Animals Are Jerks, Facebook/Science of Stephanie

 

Short Videos


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

Explaining The Immigrant Travel Ban: Entry To US Is Not A Right For Non-Citizens, Judge Jeanine, Fox News

Milo Shuts Down Black ‘Feminist’, Facebook

Christian Girl vs. Muslim Scholar, Facebook

Creator of Harry Potter: The Priceless Value of Failure, J.K. Rawlings, Global Informer/Facebook

 

Common Sense Interpretation


Briefs

Trump Nominees Face Unprecedented Obstructionism, Rob Bluey, The Daily Signal

A Complete Picture of China-US Trade: it’s not as simple as it might seem, Stratfor

Replacing Obamacare/Free Speech At Berkeley Dies, Mike Huckabee

The Illusion of Recency, The Transom, Ben Domenech

Media Up In Arms About Nothing As Usual, Mike Huckabee

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

We Are Now Only In The Middle of The Clinton Email Scandal, Judicial Watch

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; Super Bowl 51 Message: You Can Recover, Johnny Enlow, Elijah List

Culture: 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: Where Are Rents Rising The Most? Investopedia; Is It Better To Buy Or Rent? Interactive Chart, NY Times; Health Care Will Cost You $260,000 In Retirement, Katie Lobosco, CNN Money

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: Biggest Future Super Bowl Windows? Falcons, Cowboys, Raiders Top List, Gil Brandt, nfl.com; The Patriot’s Way: How Belichick Wins While Paying Less, Robert Klemko, mmqb.si

Also see, The Atlanta Falcons Played The Perfect Super Bowl Until Two Key Changes Undid It All, Neil Greenberg, Washington Post; Five Reasons For Falcon’s Super Bowl Collapse, D. Orlando Ledbetter, Atlanta Journal-Constitution; What Matt Ryan Had To Say After Historic Super Bowl Collapse, D. Orlando Ledbetter, Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Super Bowl LI Collapse Recap/The Starting 11: Big Story Lines of the Game, Robert Mays, the ringer

Also see, Atlanta Falcon Coaches Quinn and Shanahan Are To Blame: They Choked, Clay Travis, outkickthecoverage; Common Sense Commentary: A somewhat arrogant and demeaning article, but rational and thought-provoking; Also see, Understanding Atlanta’s Agony, Jonathan Jones, Sports Illustrated

Music: Meet Ric Blair and The Celts, featured on PBS, The Grand Ole Opry, and appearing soon in a city near you.

Movies: Here’s What Critics Are Saying About ‘John Wick: Chapter 2‘, Christian Holub, Entertainment Weekly; The Founder: Fiction vs. Fact, historyvshollywood

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:

“There are many things that seem impossible only so long as one does not attempt them.” — André Gide

“Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.” — Publilius Syrus

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