Articles

May 16, 2019
China's Plan

By: James Stavridis – bloomberg.com – February 21, 2019 A Defense Department report warns that China’s military buildup is reaching the point where it can attempt to “impose its will on the region and beyond.” Visiting recently with senior officials from two U.S. allies in the region, Japan and Singapore, gave me a visceral feeling of how things look on the ground…

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May 16, 2019
Trump in Oval Office

By: Jeff Cox – cnbc.com – May 14, 2019 The threat of the U.S.-China trade war escalating into something beyond nasty rhetoric and modestly effective tariffs for the most part has been dismissed by market participants and economists. But the idea that the dispute could turn into something more is starting to become reality. Tuesday’s relief rally on Wall Street notwithstanding,…

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May 16, 2019
struggle - US China trade

By: Lingling Wei in Beijing & Bob Davis – wsj.com – May 9, 2019 The new hard line taken by China in trade talks—surprising the White House and threatening to derail negotiations—came after Beijing interpreted recent statements and actions by President Trump as a sign the U.S. was ready to make concessions, said people familiar with the thinking of the Chinese side. High-level negotiations…

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May 15, 2019
Oath on a Bible

By: Jeremy Dys – dailywire.com – May 13, 2019 One need not reach deep into the far reaches of political history to recall the controversy that erupted during the 2012 Democratic National Convention (DNC). There, delegates first voted to remove “God” from their platform and then, responding to voter outrage, quickly reversed themselves. Perhaps another vote is necessary, but this time…

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May 15, 2019
Rubin - Carlson split screen

By: David Rubin – insider.foxnews.com – December 12, 2018 David Rubin, the former mayor of Shiloh, Israel, explained on Wednesday how building a border wall between Israel and Egypt was completely effective in prohibiting illegal immigration. Rubin said that the amount of rapes and murders in southern Tel Aviv “skyrocketed” between 2010 and 2012, when around 55,000 illegal immigrants entered…

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May 15, 2019
illegals cross border - no wall

By: Terence P. Jeffrey – cnsnews.com – April 3, 2019 The five federal court districts that sit along the U.S.-Mexico border were the top five districts in the country for the number of defendants they convicted and sentenced to imprisonment in fiscal 2018, according to data published by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. The U.S. District Court for the Western…

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May 14, 2019
Felicity Huffman

By: Joey Garrison – usatoday.com – May 13, 2019 Actress Felicity Huffman fought back tears as she pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday afternoon to charges in the nation’s largest college admissions scandal, becoming the highest-profile defendant to admit to crimes in the blockbuster case. The former “Desperate Housewives” actress admitted to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud for…

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May 14, 2019
Power of Social Media

By: Catey Hill – marketwatch.com – May 13, 2019 You’re not going to like this. Millennials spend more time on social media than older generations: People ages 25-34 spend 141 minutes per day on it, versus 105 for the 35-44 set. And that could be hurting both their finances and mental health. Indeed, nearly half of millennials (49%) say that…

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May 14, 2019
Graduation 2019 ASU

By: David Brooks – nytimes.com – May 7, 2019 On Monday I was honored to speak to the graduating students at Arizona State University. It was an intimidating occasion. A.S.U. is the most innovative university in the world. Plus, there were 35,000 people in the football stadium. Anybody speaking to college students these days is aware of how hard it is…

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May 13, 2019
tv and remote

By: Jeffery M. McCall – thehill.com – May 8, 2019 The Federal Communications Commission has the opportunity to address a sham that has been foisted on television viewers for over two decades. The Commission is currently preparing a report to Congress about how well the television content ratings system works. This should be a brief document and need only read,…

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May 13, 2019

By: Tim Winter – usatoday.com – August 22, 2018 Shiny and powerful, Netflix is the entertainment industry’s Trojan horse — a seeming gift for families, allowing parents some control over what their kids can watch. In reality, what Netflix delivers should give parents extreme pause. In just over 20 years, Netflix has gone from being a relatively small-scale DVD sales and rental company…

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