Category: Morning Thread

Trump To Pelosi & McConnell: Adjourn, Or I Will Adjourn You

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☆ A Yuge Wave Of Trump Recess Appointments Is Coming

This action is three years late in coming. – At the White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, President Donald Trump laid out the pattern of obstruction of his judicial and key administrative nominees that has been waged by congressional leaders of both parties for the last three years and three months. Throughout that period of time, both houses of congress have played a despicable game of refusing to declare themselves fully in adjournment even during times, like now, when they have left town for weeks at a time.

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It’s Time For A Cold War With China

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☆ China’s National Ambition Is World Domination

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, China has shown the United States that it cannot be trusted as a reliable economic partner or global citizen. To retaliate for the harm that China caused it from the coronavirus, the United States should to make it a top priority to wean itself and the world away from dependence on China. The United States should initiate a multi-pronged Cold War against China, complete with various policies aiming to reduce the threat that China poses to the United States, both domestically and abroad.

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Philippines Backs Vietnam After China Sinks Fishing Boat

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☆ China Raises Tensions With Neighbors In Disputed South China Sea

The Philippines has expressed solidarity with Vietnam after Hanoi protested what it says was the ramming and sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat by a Chinese coast guard ship in the disputed South China Sea

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Pope Francis Says Pandemic Is ‘Nature’s Response’ to Human Inaction over Climate Change

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☆ The Newly Self-Appointed Master Of The Catholic Church

Pope Francis said he believes the Chinese coronavirus pandemic is “certainly nature’s response” to humanity’s failure to address the “partial catastrophes” wrought by human-induced climate change.

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OP-ED The Coronavirus Is No Excuse To Open The Door To Election Fraud

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☆ Voter Fraud Is The Progressives’ Last Chance To Regain Power

Last week, during a White House press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump answered a question from a reporter who suggested that all of the states should move toward mail-in (or “absentee”) voting in the upcoming primary and general elections.

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Concerns Rise Over Beijing’s Use Of Pandemic To Advance Its Agenda Overseas

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☆ US Alphabet News Media Outlets Are Parroting Chinese State Propaganda

China has lured many countries into a debt trap through its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in recent years, and now there is a growing concern in Washington that Beijing could exploit the ongoing pandemic to further expand its geopolitical influence through predatory practices.

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OP-ED: Ted Cruz, ‘WE DON’T LIVE IN A POLICE STATE’

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☆ “Resist Authoritarianism & Don’t Abuse Power.”

There are few places in this nation safer from the coronavirus than seclusion in one’s vehicle. While driving, we are neither likely to contract the disease nor spread it to others. But in Pennsylvania, the spirit of caution has been replaced by authoritarianism and overt abuse of power as law enforcement officers have been ordered to ticket people simply for driving without an “essential” purpose. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) took great exception to news of this degree of enforcement.

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Bakken Shale Leader Whiting Petroleum Files For Bankruptcy

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☆ $20 Barrel Oil: A Bargain For Consumers, Challenge For Producers

Whiting Petroleum Corp., facing more than a quarter-billion dollar debt maturity, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, perhaps the most illustrious of the shale explorers thus far humbled by an unforgiving rout in every corner of the oil business.

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