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News and Headlines.9/15/2020

Monique Craft chugs a beer she stole from elderly couple.

Headlines, In The News, Politics, World News, Commentary/Opinion.

In The News:

12-year-old Pennsylvania boy dies after being beaten, starved, and locked in a waste-filled room for most of his life, police say

Image Source: YouTube screenshot
Image Source: YouTube screenshot

When detectives entered the room on May 26, here’s what they found, according to PennLive:

They said the boy was completely naked and his feces-covered body was sprawled across a bed that was covered in human waste, in a room that was caked with such waste that was so old it had turned moldy.

“Claw marks appeared in the child victim’s sheets,” they wrote. “Such marks made indentations on the stained feces.”

The smell of human waste permeated the second floor of the home, they said.

There were no lights in the boy’s room and the window shades were closed with duct tape so the child had no access to sunlight or even a view of the outside world … metal hooks kept the room locked from outside.

‘No police, no peace’ billboards pop up across the country in bid to support officers

Image source: YouTube screenshot
Image source: YouTube screenshot

Heritage Action for America announced on Monday that billboards went up in Atlanta, Dallas, and New York City.

The billboards — a call to action to support law enforcement officials — come amid a time of heightened police-community tensions in the country.

The six billboards — which call on citizens to sign the Heritage Action’s Police Pledge — will remain up for two weeks.

Anderson added that the billboards are meant to be especially impactful for the cities in which they were placed.

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Trump cancels CDC ‘critical race theory’ training after leak

President Donald J. Trump. (Official White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)
President Donald J. Trump. (Official White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

Rufo said Tuesday on Twitter, nevertheless, that there must be “consequences for the federal employees who brazenly violated a presidential order.”

“If there is no action from the CDC Director in the next 72 hours, I will begin releasing the names of those involved,” Rufo warned.

The CDC program planned to encourage employees to join an “Anti-Racism Collaborative with eight Collective Action Teams” focused on “communications,” making scientific publications “anti-racist” and influencing “policy and legislation.”

Three brothers accused of raping 10-year-old girl in Louisiana

Elder Paz-Perez, Raul Paz-Perez, Wilmer Paz-PerezCity of Kenner
Elder Paz-Perez, Raul Paz-Perez, Wilmer Paz-Perez City of Kenner

Two of the suspects, identified as Raul Paz-Perez and Wilmer Paz-Perez, both 35, were arrested Saturday on a charge of first-degree rape involving a juvenile under the age of 13, Kenner police said.

A third brother, 31-year-old Elder Paz-Perez, is still being sought as of early Tuesday on the same charge, Lt. Michael Cunningham told The Post.

The three brothers were alone with the 10-year-old girl at a home in Kenner on Wednesday when they made sexual advances toward her, offering her money for sex acts, Cunningham said.

The young girl locked herself in a bedroom, but one of the brothers managed to bust inside, Cunningham said.

Officer Shot Outside Federal Courthouse in Phoenix

AZ Family reported that the incident occurred outside the Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. Courthouse, and notes that the officer’s “injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.”

Phoenix city councilman Sal DiCiccio tweeted about the incident:

The Phoenix Police posted a photo of the car they believe the shooting suspect is driving:

Tony Perkins: FRC won’t take religious discrimination any longer

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins called out a fundraising software technology company for discrimination against conservatives.

One America’s John Hines sat down with Perkins and has more from Washington.

FOX NEWS VIDEO: McBride: Law enforcement is the only profession where people want to kill you because of your job

Commentary/Opinion:
L.A. Police Detective League director Jamie McBride reacts to ‘hope they die’ chants outside hospital where Los Angeles deputies are recovering from attack.

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Trish: GAO Report Proves Government Doesn’t Know Who’s Dead Or Alive

Our big, bureaucratic, federal government literally doesn’t know who’s dead or who’s alive.

In the arena of insane news that has unfortunately become all too normal these days… even this headline stands out:

IRS sends $1.6 billion dollars via the Paycheck Protection Program and Covid-19 relief money to dead people.

A study by Pew Research Center estimates that there are as many as 24 million ineligible or inaccurate voters on state voter polls… meanwhile, federal election data since 2012 indicates that over 28 million mail-in ballots were deemed undeliverable.

Bottomline: IF the US intends to rely on mail-in votes, someone needs to get a handle on the inaccurate data…FAST.

But, I have a better, easier suggestion…

Lancaster protesters held on whopping $1 million bail each after alleged riots

Top Line: Yoshua Dwayne Montague, Kathryn Patterson, Barry Jones and Frank Gaston. Bottom Line: Jamal Shariff Newman, Matthew Modderman, Talia Gessner and Taylor EnterlineLancaster PD
Top Line: Yoshua Dwayne Montague, Kathryn Patterson, Barry Jones and Frank Gaston. Bottom Line: Jamal Shariff Newman, Matthew Modderman, Talia Gessner and Taylor EnterlineLancaster PD

A Pennsylvania judge threw the book at several protesters — setting their bail at $1 million each — for allegedly rioting in wake of the police shooting of a knife-wielding Lancaster man.

Twelve adults — Jamal Shariff Newman, 24; Barry Jones, 30; Frank Gaston, 43; Yoshua Dwayne Montague, 23; Matthew Modderman, 31; Talia Gessner, 18; Kathryn Patterson, 20; Taylor Enterline, 20; T-Jay Fry, 28; Dylan Davis, 28; Lee Alexander Wise, 29; Jessica Marie Lopez, 32 — face a slew of felony and misdemeanor charges, including arson, riot, institutional vandalism and criminal conspiracy.

A 16-year-old boy was also busted on riot, disorderly conduct, possession of instruments of crime, possession of a small amount of marijuana, propulsion of missiles onto a roadway and institutional vandalism.

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3 Black Lives Matter Militants Charged For Involvement in Confrontations at Pittsburgh Restaurants – Including Woman Who Stole Drink Off Table

Monique Craft chugs a beer she stole from elderly couple.
Monique Craft chugs a beer she stole from elderly couple.

Three Black Lives Matter militants are facing charges after their violent and aggressive confrontations at restaurants in Pittsburgh were caught on video a couple weeks ago.

Black Lives Matter terrorists screamed obscenities at elderly people dining outdoors in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania over Labor Day weekend.

Charges were filed against Shawn Green, AKA Lorenzo Rulli, as well as Kenneth McDowell and Monique Craft.

McDowell’s charges include possessing instruments of crime, disorderly conduct and harassment. Green’s include disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. Craft’s include theft by unlawful taking and disorderly conduct, reported WPXI.

Columbia University Marching Band Votes to Dissolve Itself, Citing Accusations of “Assault, Theft, Racism”

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Wikimedia Commons

The move comes after band members wrote to the organization’s board of directors arguing that the band’s “alleged traditions of misconduct” were ingrained in the band’s culture and calling on the board to disband the organization, according to Columbia’s student newspaper.

The band, founded over a century ago in 1904, said that it plans to release a “more thorough apology” as well as a roadmap for its dissolution in the coming days. “For many, the damage experienced at the hands of the CUMB may be irreparable, and the Band will not be asking for or expecting any forgiveness,” the statement said.

The Columbia administration stripped the band of university funding in 2017 after band members stormed the university library.

Prosecutor: Man charged with raping 12-year-old girl who later became pregnant in Winton Terrace

Tevin Henderson has been indicted on five counts of rape and will face up to 55 years in prison,
Tevin Henderson has been indicted on five counts of rape and will face up to 55 years in prison,

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters detailed charges against 22-year-old Tevin Henderson, who faces decades in prison and a permanent spot on the sex offender registry for the repeated rape of a 12-year-old “family acquaintance” at a residence in Winton Terrace.

On a personal note, I’d like to say the following.

These types of cases are much too prevalent in our area and nationwide.

It makes me sick to my stomach. To prey upon a young girl sexually, impregnate her, and think nothing of it is disgusting and should be totally unacceptable to everyone who hears of these acts.

Politics:

Campaign Reboot? Joe Biden and Kamala Both Push ‘Harris’ to Front of Ticket

Presidential candidate Joe Biden and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris both recently used language promoting Harris to the top of their ticket.

NEW DOCS: Did Mueller Lie to House Judiciary about Interviewing for FBI Director Job?

Judicial Watch received 47 pages of documents from the Department of Justice which includes a May 17, 2017, email documenting that Robert Mueller informed the Attorney General’s office he was withdrawing from consideration for director of the FBI.

This recently released email raises new questions about Mueller’s testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on July 24, 2019, where he said a May 16, 2017 interview with President Donald Trump was “not about me applying for the job” as FBI director.

FOX NEWS VIDEO: Victor Davis Hanson: Biden can’t criticize violence because he’s being held hostage by elements of his base

Commentary/Opinion:
Hoover Institution senior fellow Victor Davis Hanson joins Laura Ingraham with insight on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’

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Pelosi to keep House in session until coronavirus deal reached as election quickly approaches

The House is traditionally out of town for much of late September and October as members scatter to their districts for the stretch run of their reelection campaigns.

If Pelosi keeps members in D.C. until a coronavirus relief package is passed it could harm vulnerable incumbents of both parties who could otherwise be meeting with constituents in their efforts to remain in office.

But House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., noted the deal would be negotiated at the leadership level so rank-and-file members would not necessarily need to stay in their offices every day.

There may be some breaking in the Democratic coalition, however, as pressure ratchets up on both sides of the aisle to do something as the election nears and the pandemic continues.

Ingraham: The coming Biden lockdowns

Commentary/Opinion:
The choice in November couldn’t be clearer: liberty or lockdown.

FOX NEWS VIDEO: Tucker: Shocking ambush after months of anti-cop rhetoric

Commentary/Opinion:
Since the beginning of summer, the Democratic Party has told us that the police are evil.

Obama Would Have Gotten Several Nobel Prizes if He Accomplished Peace Like Trump Just Did

Commentary/Opinion:
Trump is proving to be a great architect of peace around the world.

With three peace deals under his belt, shouldn’t he get three Nobel Prizes?

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Obsession: Inside the Democrats’ War on Trump with Byron York

Commentary/Opinion:
Obsession: Inside the Democrats’ War on Trump with Byron York.

Republicans unveil new agenda if they win back House

Dubbed the “Commitment to America,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., outlined a blueprint for restoring the economy, defeating the coronavirus and backing school choice and law enforcement.

“This is our commitment to you — to every single American regardless of party, gender, or color skin:

We will restore your way of life. We will rebuild the greatest economy. And we will renew the American dream. Join us and let’s reunite this nation.”

In their first full day back to Washington since the summer recess, the GOP House members gathered outside the Capitol in a show of force and unity.

Their message was that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her fellow Democrats failed in their two years in power, and it’s time to return the House to GOP control.

DOJ opens criminal inquiry into John Bolton book

The Justice Department opened a criminal inquiry into whether former White House national security adviser John Bolton unlawfully disclosed classified information in his latest book.

A grand jury convened and issued subpoenas for communication records from Simon & Schuster, the company that published The Room Where It Happened:

A White House Memoir, according to multiple reports on Tuesday.

Riots pushing voters to President Trump

President Donald J. Trump waves at the conclusion of his remarks Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum in Jupiter, Florida,
President Donald J. Trump waves at the conclusion of his remarks Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum in Jupiter, Florida, on the Environmental Accomplishments for the People of Florida. (Official White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

Rasmussen Reports confirmed its newest survey results show “Three-out-of-four voters who’ve had violent anti-police protests in their community rate those protests important to their vote in the presidential election.

Among these voters, a sizable majority like the job President Trump is doing.”

Significantly, 63% of these voters Strongly Approve of the job Trump is doing versus 35% who Strongly Disapprove,” the report said.

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World News:

Palestinians fire rockets into Israel during White House ceremony, wounding two

Israeli men remove the shattered glass window of a laundry shop following a rocket attack fired from the Gaza Strip and crashed in the southern coastal city of Ashdod on September 15, 2020.
Israeli men remove the shattered glass window of a laundry shop following a rocket attack fired from the Gaza Strip and crashed in the southern coastal city of Ashdod on September 15, 2020. Jack Guez | AFP | Getty Images

Palestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday, the Israeli military said, at same time as Israel and two Gulf Arab states signed normalization agreements at the White House in Washington.

Warning sirens sounded in the coastal cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump met the foreign ministers of United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House.

An Israeli military spokesman said the Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted one of two rockets fired from Gaza.

Trump declares ‘dawn of a new Middle East’ as he presides over signing of historic deals

President Donald Trump speaks during the Abraham Accords signing ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Washington, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, look on.
President Donald Trump speaks during the Abraham Accords signing ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Washington, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, look on. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

“We’re here this afternoon to change the course of history. After decades of division and conflict we mark the dawn of a new Middle East,” he said at the ceremony in the South Lawn of the White House.

“Thanks to the great courage of the leaders of these three countries, we take a major stride toward a future in which people of all faiths and backgrounds live together in peace and prosperity,” he said.

Earlier in the Oval Office, Trump said “we’re very far down the road with about five additional countries.”

He declined to name the countries he is speaking with and later said it could be “five or six” other countries.

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Israel-UAE-Bahrain sign accord; Saudi Arabia urges tolerance toward Jews – TV7 Israel News 15.09.20

1) History was marked today, when less than two hours ago, the Jewish State of Israel signed two separate bilateral’ agreements with the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain – under the auspices of the United States.

2) The leading Islamic clerics of the city of Mecca have made an unprecedented call for Muslims around the world to avoid “passionate emotions and fiery enthusiasm” toward the Jewish people – in a dramatic shift that may allude to Riyadh’s intent of altering its position toward normalizing relations with the Jewish State.

3) Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh declared today’s historic peace agreement between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain, to be a black day in the history of the Arab nation.

Commentary/Opinion:

Lessons From The Woodward ‘Bombshell’ That Wasn’t

Tristan Justice and Emily Jashinsky discuss why Bob Woodward’s “bombshell” report on President Trump’s public downplaying of the coronavirus pandemic isn’t a bombshell at all, and explain why the media’s reaction to it was telling.

Bolton’s Win Could Cost Him More Than Just Profits

Bolton will have his book out despite violating his trust with the president, his nondisclosure agreement, and the federal classification laws.

For that success, however, he could lose his profits and even his liberty.

In waiting for Bolton to run, the Justice Department handed him just enough rope to hang himself.

Given the prior notice of classified content, it could bring a criminal prosecution under the Espionage Act, though such prosecutions are rare and difficult.

The main goal would be the profits. It has happened before.

Navy Seal Matthew Bissonnette used the pen name Mark Owen to write “No Easy Day” about the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden.

He had to pay the government almost $7 million to avoid prosecution.

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