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Must See – The Critical News You’re Missing During The Impeachment Saga (video, left), Tucker Carlson, Fox News

CS Commentary: We disagree with some of Tucker’s reporting on the coronavirus, for our updates see the Home Page, More Common Sense section.

Must See – Jim Jordan And Key Republicans Convincingly Answer MSM’s Insane Questions On Impeachment & Bolton Book (video, right), Fox 10 Phoenix

The Sad End To Impeachment, Ben Domenech, The Transom

Trump Announces Two-State Peace Plan With Jerusalem Israel’s Undivided Capital, Jenny Rose Spaudo, Charisma

Trump Advisor: Palestine Would Not Be ‘Traditional State’ Under Trump Peace Plan, Taylor Berglund, Charisma

Must See – A Democrat Crushes The Democrat’s Argument For Impeachment (video, left), The Hill

CS Commentary: This is the first third of Dershowitz’s defense of President Trump only. The entire argument is must-see viewing. An impassioned and clear defense of the Constitution and a tearing to shreds of grounds for impeachment.

Must See – President Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan: Iran’s Worst Nightmare (video, right), One America News

Arab Leaders Support Of Trump Peace Plan Marks A Major Shift, Dion Nissenbaum, WSJ

The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan A Much Needed Dose Of Reality, David Harsanyi, National Review

Stop The Tape! The Branch Of Government Putting Itself Above The Law (video, left), The Daily Ledger, One America News

John Bolton Has Always Been A Snake (video, right), Tucker Carlson, Fox News

Americans Take On The US Is Improved, But Still Mixed, Lydia Saad, Gallup

CS Commentary: Interesting poll, but overall we are more suspicious of Gallup than even since a lot of the survey questions seem slanted to produce ‘dissatisfied’ answers on left-leaning social issues.

Republicans And Democrats Distrust Social Media Sites For News, Jurkowitz/Mitchell, Pew Research

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Lincoln, presciently looking forward to today

The Declaration Of Independence, Full Text, USHistory.org

The U.S. Constitution, The Bill Of Rights, & All Amendments

CS Commentary: We make a practice of reading The Declaration and the U.S. Constitution at least once a year. We suggest that you do too.

Must See The Democratic Party Playbook: Saul Alinsky’s 12 Rules For Radicals, The Bolen Report

Read The Text Of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, Fox News

Israel and the world

Must See – Trump’s ‘Brilliant’ Middle East Peace Plan (see video, left), The Tipping Point, One America News

New ISIS Leader Declares War On Israel: Attack The Jews And Slaughter Them, Emily Jones, CBN

Israel On High Alert For Possible Palestinian Rioting After Peace Plan, CBN

Coronavirus Threatens To Fuel Perfect Storm Of Discontent In Hong Kong, David Pierson/Tang Wai Yin, Los Angeles Times

What Drives Palestinian Hatred Of Israel? Raymond Ibrahim

Palestinians: Abbas Chooses Hamas Over Peace With Israel, Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute

Palestinian Elections: How Abbas And Europe Are Trying To Blame Israel, Khaled Abut Toameh, Gatestone Institute

Muslim Deceit And The Burden Of Proof, Raymond Ibrahim

Common Sense Interpretation

Must See – Jay Sekulow Answers House Managers With Facts On Each Allegation Of Impeachment (video, left), Fox News

Must See – The Real Reason Democrats Are Trying To Impeach Trump On Bogus Charges: Biden (video, right), Tucker Carlson, Fox News

Must See – Levin: Every President Theoretically Has Abused Power, Hannity, Fox News

Why This Christian Political Insider Is Telling The True Story Of President Trump, Stephen Strang, Charisma

Must See – Giuliani: I Can’t Sit By And Watch The Country Being Sold Out By Joe Biden (‘Shocking Crimes At Highest Level’ Of US Government) (video, left), Fox News

Must See – 2020: Don’t Get Overconfident, Trump Could Lose – Here’s Why (video, right), Tucker Carlson, Fox News

Must Read: How Donald Trump Changed The Course Of History, Michael Snyder, Charisma

Must Read: What Donald Trump Is Really Like, Stephen Strang, Charisma

Must Read: In 2020 Abraham Lincoln Will Be Controversial – Here’s Why, Newt Gingrich, Fox News

Quote: “In Lincoln’s era, presidents could fill the government with people loyal to themselves. Lincoln spent a great deal of time on patronage in the first months of his presidency, and it was this pro-Lincoln bureaucracy that helped the Union survive the difficult first three years of war. In the modern era, the rigid bureaucratic systems severely limit a president’s ability to reshape the government.”

Must Read: President Trump’s 6 Page Impeachment Letter To Nancy Pelosi, US News

Quote: “After three years of unfair and unwarranted investigations, 45 million dollars spent, 18 angry Democrat prosecutors, the entire force of the FBI, headed by leadership now proven to be totally incompetent and corrupt, you have found NOTHING!…. You are the ones interfering in America’s elections. You are the ones subverting America’s Democracy. You are the ones Obstructing Justice. You are the ones bringing pain and suffering to our Republic for your own selfish personal, political, and partisan gain…. If you truly cared about freedom and liberty for our Nation, then you would be devoting your vast investigative resources to exposing the full truth concerning the horrifying abuses of power before, during, and after the 2016 election, including the use of spies against my campaign, the submission of false evidence to a FISA court, and the concealment of exculpatory evidence in order to frame the innocent…. This is nothing more than an illegal, partisan attempted coup that will, based on recent sentiment, badly fail at the voting booth [bold italics CS].

Must Read: The Plot Against The President Is Real – And Bigger Than Many Think, Newt Gingrich, Fox News

Also click on this Must Hear: Newt’s World Podcast on this issue Hear Lee Smith, author of ‘The Plot Against The President’ talk about how American media methods are now ‘third world’ and explain why CA Congressman Devin Nunes is the ‘Mr. Smith Goes To Washington’ of today.

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America’s Expiration Date – 2026? Cal Thomas, Fox News


Coronavirus May Have Originated In Wuhan Market (video, left), 1/29/20, CBS News

Coronavirus Compared To The Flu: So Far, Not That Bad, Center For Disease Control (Also see, Health/Fitness/Relationships, below)

America’s Top 5 Deadliest Cities, Morgan Phillips, Fox News

US Learned From Ebola, But Nowhere Near As Prepared For Coronavirus, Alltucker/Innes/Robinson, USA Today

75 Years Ago Audie Murphy’s Heroism And Insane Bravery Won Him The Medal Of Honor, Jared Keller, Task And Purpose

Here’s What Happened In The Minutes Before Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Crash, Toropin/Yan, CNN


How Did The 1918 Flu Pandemic Start? Could We Have Another One? (video, left), ABC News

Latest Update, 1/30/20 -Coronavirus: Comparison To Ebola – Still A Lot Of Unknowns (video, right), CNBC

CS Commentary: As of today, 1/31/20, the coronavirus has appeared in at least one other nation, The Philippines, and is present in at least 4 US States: AZ, CA, WA, and IL. Global cases (chart below) may be as high as 10,000+ though confirmed cases are around 8000+ with current globally reported deaths around 212+, though there are conflicting reports. Part of the discrepancy of reported cases is China’s penchant for under-reporting, or in many cases, falsifying numbers. According to at least one report, China has more cases of Coronavirus than it did of SARS. SARS occurred in 2002-03. Any useful vaccine for the virus will not be ready for mass distribution for at least one year. Mortality rate presently estimated between 2% and 3%. SARS mortality rate was 10%. But, flu has a much lower mortality rate of about .5% and kills many more people a year, so control of this virus is mandatory. The US State Dept has now advised against all travel to China. See more below in Movies.

Coronavirus: Most Common Symptoms

Confirmed Global Cases Over 10,000; Forecasted Deaths Before It’s Over? A High Of Over 7,000

Coronavirus, 1/29/20: Update From Inside China On The Virus And Comparison To SARS, BBC

Update: Behind The Global Race To Contain China’s Killer Bug, Yahoo/Bloomberg

Update: CDC Home Pages On Coronavirus; Also see here

CDC Updated Global Map On Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus, CDC

CS Commentary: We don’t know why this map does not include the Philippines, since global media have reported for several days several confirmed cases in Manila and Visaya, near Cebu.

Coronavirus Cases: Map Of The US Where Cases Are Confirmed, NBC

What You Should Know About Flu Antiviral Drugs, Center For Disease Control


Update, 1/26/20: Contagion, 2011, Trailer (video, left), Warner Bros

CS Commentary (updated, 1/26/20 9 pm, pct): In light of the Coronavirus, we recommend this 2011 Steven Soderbergh film on a global pandemic. Rotten Tomatoes gives it an 84% critic, and a 63% audience rating. The plot thins out some towards the end, but there is much insight on how a virus spreads, the panic it can cause, and how to protect yourself. The very end shows the ‘patient zero’ cause. 

Sundance Film Festival Day 5, A. A. Dowd, AV Club

The Highest Grossing Spy Movies Of All Time, Briana Hansen, Work And Money


Marcileto Pornoy, From The Philippines, True Life ‘August Rush,’ (video, left), America’s Got Talent, Champions 2020

Loretta Lynn Says Country Music Is ‘Dead’, Emily Jashinsky, The Federalist

Top 40 Popular Songs, 2020 (video, left), Love Music

There Was A Time When The Devil Had Me: Kanye West Ministers To 12,000 At Youth Conference, Andrea Morris, CBN


Update, 1/29/20: Aviation Expert: Low Fog, Rising Terrain And ‘Get-There-Itis’ A Common Cause Of Helicopter Accidents, Likely Killed Kobe (video, left), 1067 The Fan

Super Bowl Gambling Guide, The Athletic

The Astros Stole Signs In 2017 – Part Of A Much Larger Issue For Baseball, Rosenthal/Drellich, The Athletic


Microsoft’s Sneaky[?] Plan To Switch Chrome Searches From Google To Bing, Jim Salter, Arstechnica

Amazon Wants To Turn Your Hand Into A Credit Card, Emma Newburger, CNBC


Delta Introducing Innovative First Class Seat, Ben (Lucky), One Mile At A Time; Also see, Delta vs American: Domestic First Class, Jay Singh, Simple Flying; Also see, American And Delta Were World’s Largest Airlines For 2019, Edward Russell, The Points Guy

Best Credit Cards For Airport Lounge Access 2020, Katie Genter, The Points Guy

The Best And Worst Airlines Of 2019 (video, left), WSJ

Must Read: Airport Revenues Soar After Allowing Travelers To Pay To Turn Off CNN, Babylon Bee


Must See – The False Narrative Of White Privilege At CNN (video, left), Fox News; Also see, CNN Unveils New Format Where Anchors Watch Fox News And Yell At It, Babylon Bee

Leah Remini Inks First Look Deal With Critical Content, Nellie Andreeva, Deadline

The Biggest Flops In Television History, Craig Donofrio, Work And Money

Netflix’s Rating Methodology Means Viewers Have No Idea How Popular Any Shows Really Are, Rick Porter, THR

Quotes Of The Month:

Noscitur a sociis, (Latin, for “a word is known by the company it keeps”) – Explanation: When a word is ambiguous, its meaning may be determined by reference to the rest of the statute.

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