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Duterte says will shoot criminals himself…

“Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to shoot criminals himself, while warning he may bring police back to the frontlines of his deadly war on drugs (AFP Photo/Ted Aljibe) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to shoot criminals himself, while warning he may bring police back to the frontlines of his deadly war on drugs” reports yahoo.com. Duterte said he was already considering bringing the police back to run the drug war.On Friday he said he would be prepared to kill criminals himself, as he raised doubts about the PDEA…

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Activist Obama-appointed judges deem war memorial citing God unconstitutional

“Former President Barack Obama appointed the two judges who ruled that the monument was unconstitutional, showing just how far-left his appointees are, compared to judges appointed just a few years before” writes Nicole Russell for washingtonexaminer.com. Once again, cases like this demonstrate how important it is for strict constitutionalist judges to be nominated to the federal bench. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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‘It’s cool again to invest’: Americans are giddy about stocks as Dow tops 23,000

“Consider these stats: 63 percent of Americans believe the stock market will be higher a year from now” reports washingtonpost.com. If they missed only the five best market days, their portfolio would fall to just under $400,000.The U.S. stock market is soaring, as President Trump likes to point out on Twitter.Fifty-two percent of Americans have at least some money in stocks, according to data released in September from the Federal Reserve.Some worry that stock market euphoria is gripping the country. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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Take the president’s finger off the nuclear button

“Are we sufficiently protected against the threat of a cyberattack that could trigger nuclear war?” writes Michael Grunwald for politico.com. Since the advent of nuclear weapons and the passage of the War Powers Act in 1973, all presidents have had virtually unlimited power and authority to trigger a nuclear attack.On this particular day, the person who would have to punch the authorization code into the nuclear football was me.I’m confident we can still protect the president’s ability to act decisively when necessary, but otherwise provide robust congressional and military oversight…

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Take a 360-Degree Tour to See a World War II Shipwreck in Stunning Detail

“While World War II remains ever-present in our memory, even in our popular culture through films like Dunkirk and video games like Call of Duty, the actual remnants of the war are aging” writes unknown author for popularmechanics.com. The Thitslegorm Project revisits one of the most famous dive sites in the world, the resting place of the SS Thistlegorm. Source: popularmechanics.com Share This:

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When the World Outlawed War

“Annabelle Timsit: The premise of your book is that the Pact outlawed war, marking a shift from an Old to a New World Order” writes Annabelle Timsit for theatlantic.com. So this is the way in which international law has evolved to live without war as a tool of law enforcement.If we renounce war as a way of resolving our disputes, how do we respond to violations of international law?. That moment of outlawry of war, though it didn’t succeed in ending war, set the stage for everything that followed, and…

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Towering cross-shaped monument on public land is unconstitutional, court rules

“A District Court judge in 2015 declined to order the cross removed from public land, saying it is a historically significant secular war memorial and that the government agency had a nonreligious reason for maintaining it” reports washingtonpost.com. Built in 1925 with funding from local families and the American Legion, the marble-and-cement cross honors 49 Prince George’s County men who died in the war. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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House Challengers Build War Chests

“House candidates across the country are raking in cash ahead of the pivotal 2018 midterm elections, with Democrats looking to make a play for the House majority” reports thehill.com. He’s just shy of $2 million cash on hand.Cathy Myers, a local school board representative also running in the Democratic primary, has only $20,000 cash on hand. Source: thehill.com Share This:

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