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News and Headlines. 11/08/2017


In News and Headlines categories today, In The News, Crime, Politics, World News, Tech Watch, Satire, Videos and Commentary/Opinion.

In The News:

CBO: Obamacare mandate repeal would reduce deficit by $338 billion

“Repealing Obamacare’s individual mandate would reduce the federal deficit by $338 billion from 2018 to 2027, the CBO said Wednesday.”

Stock rally under Trump is the biggest since FDR

“A year after Donald Trump was elected president, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has rallied 28.5 percent — the biggest one-year gain for the popular index under a newly elected commander-in-chief since the Great Depression.”

Thomas More Law Center Asks Supreme Court to Prevent Maine’s Persecution of Pro-Life Pastor

California NAACP: Remove ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ as National Anthem

3 charged in shooting deaths of 2 teen girls in Kentucky

Authorities say two 16-year-old girls were shot to death in Kentucky, and three people are in custody.

Winchester police Capt. James Hall told news outlets Kayla Holland was found dead at the scene Tuesday night, and Adrianna Castro was pronounced dead at a hospital.”

2 police officers shot in Georgia, gunman found dead

“Two Georgia police officers were shot Wednesday, leading officials on a brief manhunt — until they discovered the suspected gunman dead.”

Florida couple shot themselves, faked home invasion for insurance payout, police say

ICE Busts 5 More Criminal Aliens Released by Sanctuary New York City

Travel to Cuba gets much harder Thursday under new Trump rules

A Texas pastor said he’ll preach with a gun from now on

World News:

New NATO Commands Planned Amid Rising Russian Tensions

Top US General Warns UK Military Can’t Get Any Smaller

“The commander of the US Army in Europe has warned Britain’s position as a leading member of NATO would be at risk if its armed forces “got any smaller”.

Most Of The UK Is Oblivious To The Fact 20 Percent Of Pregnancies End In Abortion

“One in five unborn babies are aborted in the U.K., but most British residents have no idea that this is the case, according to a study released Wednesday.

Amárach research shows that only six percent of the U.K. populous knows that 20 percent of pregnancies end in the country in abortion, according to the Irish Examiner. The researchers also found that only 10 percent of the public was aware that 90 percent of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome are aborted in England.”

Germany’s top court orders third gender option on birth certificates

Politics:

Navy SEAL Who Shot Bin Laden Endorses Michigan GOP Senate Candidate

“Robert O’Neill, one of the most highly decorated combat veterans in U.S. history, praised James for his life of service, citing his military service in Baghdad and job creation record as a Michigan business owner.”

Mike Pence touts ‘year of accomplishments’ on anniversary of Trump’s election

“Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday marks a year of unprecedented accomplishments for President Trump and his administration since he won the election exactly one year ago.
“One year ago Wednesday, President Donald J. Trump won a historic victory. But even more historic has been President Trump’s record of accomplishments ever since,”

Paul Ryan: Election results put ‘more pressure’ on tax reform, GOP agenda

Bannon: Blacks, Hispanics key to 100-year plan for GOP success

“President Trump’s bid to expand the economy is aimed at helping blacks and Hispanics get jobs and raises which if successful could put many in the Republican column and give the party long-term dominance, former top aide Stephen K. Bannon says in a new biography.”

Senate Democrats introduce major gun ban bill

Kelly’s ex-deputy readies for own DHS confirmation hearing

Commentary / Opinion:

PUBLIC EDUCATION JIHAD: GUEST POST BY PROF. SLANN

Public Education Jihad: Islam Is Infiltrating Our Schools and Indoctrinating Our Youth: by Martin Slann, Posted May 26, 2017: (Editor’s note: Dissident Prof is delighted to feature another post by Professor of Political Science, Martin Slann, on the problem of Islamic indoctrination in our schools, which is spreading from the “Wear a Hijab for a Day” events at a community college where she taught 2007-2010 to such appreciation in elementary schools.)

From Europe to America: In much of Europe, public education is being successfully undermined by the growing Islamic presence in schools at all levels. The problem is not a new one, but has become increasingly pervasive during just the last few years and it is spreading to the United States.

Why No One Trusts the Mainstream Media

“Trust in the media is at an all-time low. But should it be? Why do fewer and fewer Americans trust the mainstream media. Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson, author of The Smear, explains.” 

Satire:

Army to rename slave cables to freedom cables

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — “The US Army will rename the cables used for most wheeled and tracked vehicle platforms to jumpstart dead batteries from slave cables to freedom cables, sources confirmed today.

“It came to the attention of the Chief of Staff that the name slave cable was incredibly insensitive to our African-American Soldiers, some of whom may trace their family history back to the time of slavery,” Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey said in a statement.”

Study Finds Most Infantrymen Want Females In Their Platoons | Duffel Blog

Platoon Sergeant Claims 38 Soldiers On His Tax Return | Duffel Blog

Tech Watch:

Count down to Black Friday with our favorite deals available now

Twitter is now 280 characters — here are 5 of the costliest tweets ever

Facebook asked users for nude photos in an effort to fight ‘revenge porn’

The ABC last week reported that Facebook is partnering with a small Australian government agency to stop intimate or sexual images from getting shared without the subject’s consent.”

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