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August 12, 2018 Highlights

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Politics


Why Its Time For Trump To Play His Ace In The Hole, Michael Goodwin, NY Post

Why Converting The United States To A Full Democracy Will Only Increase Tyranny, Russell Downs, The Federalist

Emails Reveal High School Teachers Plotting To Hide Their Political Bias From Parents, Ilya Feoktistov, The Federalist

Still Not Clear Which Party Will Lose Or Win The House, Michael Barone, Real Clear Politics

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Money


How California’s $15/Hour Minimum Wage Is One More Thing That Cripples The State Economically, Chuck DeVore, Forbes

Buoyant Economy Or A Blip? 4 Tips For Investing Before The Economic Party Ends, Paul Sullivan, NY Times

Are You In The Top 1% Wealthy Of The World? Daniel Kurt, Investopedia

Why Its Time To Quit Your Job And Travel The World, Bloomberg

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Spiritual Life


Why Preparation Is Critical, Perry Stone/Jim Bakker Show

Three Cyrus Type Men Of History, Perry Stone/Jim Bakker Show

Dreams That Contain People: Are the people literal or symbolic and what do they mean? Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation

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More Common Sense


Books:

The Russian Hoax: The Illicit Scheme To Clear Hillary Clinton And Frame Donald Trump, Amazon.com

Author’s Estate Sues ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Broadway Production, Alter/Paulson, NY Times

Comedy:

State Of CA Votes To Officially Secede From Reality, Babylon Bee; Also see, Harvard Now Offering 4 Year Degree In ‘Feeling Oppressed,’ Babylon Bee; Also see, Democrats Announce All 2020 Candidates Will Forego Armed Security To Protest Gun Violence, Babylon Bee

John McArthur Sneaks In Charismatic Church In Hallowed Out Trojan Horse Pulpit, Babylon Bee

Culture:

Most Dating Site Members Seek Partners ‘Out Of Their League,’ Greg Gutfeld/Fox News

He’s A Superstar Pastor. She worked For Him And He Groped Her Repeatedly, Laurie Goodstein, NY Times

Reckless, The Horse That Was A Korean War Hero, You Tube

5 Ways Of Looking At A Serial Killer, Tori Telfer, Medium; Also see, A Good Reason To Lock Your Doors – Even If You Live In A ‘Safe’ Town, Tamar Lapin, NY Post

It’s Been 43 Years Since He Vanished – What Happened To Jimmy Hoffa?, Real Clear Life; Police Capture Alleged Child Killer Who Taunted Them For Decades: More On Golden State Killer, Steve Huff, Real Clear Life

Health/Fitness:

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need To Have About Eating Right, Bittman/Katz, Medium/New York

Benefits Of Massage Therapy Vs. Acupuncture And Other Forms Of Body Therapy, Dr. Axe

Movies:

How Tom Cruise Became America’s Last Action Hero, Sonny Bunch, NY Post; Behind Mission Impossible: Cruise Does His Own ‘Insane’ Stunts, Gregory E. Miller, NY Post

Music:

13 Year Courtney Hadwin Gets The Golden Buzzer On America’s Got Talent, You Tube

Sports:

Atlanta Braves’ Acuna Breaks Baseball Record With Homers In 4 Straight Games, UPI; Also see, Atlanta Braves Youth Movement Continues With New RH Pitcher, CBS Sports

Atlanta Falcons Look Anemic In Preseason Shut-Out To NY Jets, Matthew Chambers, Falcoholic

QB Matt Ryan Supports OC Steve Sarkisian, Falcons Wire/USA Today

CS Commentary: We’re not a believer in Sarkisian and the Falcon’s anemic offense in their first pre-season game is certainly not hopeful. Ultimately, if the Falcon’s can’t get it together this year the blame lies with Dan Quinn for hiring the guy.

Travel:

Going Back To The Philippines To Retire: A How To Guide, Jean Folger, Investopedia; Also see, Retiring In The Philippines, Pros & Cons, Jean Folger, Investopedia; Also see, How To Plan Your Retirement In The Philippines, Lita Epstein, Investopedia

TV:

The Emmy Awards Tilt To The Left, Brent Bozell/Tim Graham, Townhall;

What To Watch: ‘The Sinner’ And ‘Better Call Saul,’ Real Clear Life

The Recipe For “Narcos” According To The Real-Life DEA Agents Who Lived It, Lee Ferran, Real Clear Life

Quotes Of The Month:

“I offer nothing more than simple facts, plain arguments, and common sense.” – Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776

“A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom.” – Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” — Thomas Paine

 

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