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Stop The Tape! Some Republicans Attempt To Undermine President’s Emergency Declaration (video, left), The Daily Ledger, One America News

Former IDF Soldier Slams Pelosi And Omar (video, right, Tipping Point, One America News

Gingrich: Pelosi Has Lost Control Of The House (video, left), Hannity, Fox News

Gowdy: Trump Investigations ‘All About 2020’ (video, right), Fox & Friends, Fox News

Illegal Border Crossings Hit 10 Year High As Officials Warn Of ‘Breaking Point,’ Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal

Company Offers To Build 234 Miles Of Border Wall For $1.4 Billion, Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner

Here’s How You Can Tell Just How Bad The Border Situation Has Become, Mike Huckabee

Sen. Graham: Evolution Of His Opinion On President Trump & Why Border Is A Crisis (video, left), Fox News

Thomas Sowell: Democrats Use Race As A Ticket To Whatever Racket Their Running (video, right), Fox News

Editor’s Choice


The Silent Coup Against Trump: They Were Trying To Overthrow The Government (video, left), Levin TV

Dinesh D’Souza vs. Anderson Cooper In Explosive Interview Over Obama Justice Dept Corruption (video, right), Voice Liberty

Highlights From Trump At CPAC 2019 (video, left), Global News

The Truth About Global Warming (video, right), Mark Levin, Fox News

CS Commentary: Global warning models are built on a ‘house of cards,’ – ‘they really don’t work.’ “Is weather getting worse?” “No.” This expert’s words, plus the view of many others. Americans are being manipulated by climate change advocates and the MSM. When will they wise up?

Trump-Kim Summit: The Art Of Walking Away, Thomas Cynkin, The National Interest

Venezuela’s Suicide: Lessons From A Failed State, Naim/Toro, Foreign Affairs


 

Yes, We’ve Seen This Before

The Declaration Of Independence, Full Text, USHistory.org

The U.S. Constitution, The Bill Of Right, & 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.

Trump: 280 Accomplishments In 20 Months, Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner

68 Media Mistakes In The Trump Era: The Definitive List, Sharyl Atkisson

Israel and the world


Russia’s Global Strategy: Stand-off With The West

Russian TV Lists Potential Nuclear Strike Targets In The US After Putin Warning, Edmunde DeMarche, Fox News

How Hezbollah Will Win The Next Major Conflict With Israel, Lt. Gen. Glueck, Lt. Gen. Tucker, Lt. Col. Corn, The Hill

Violence Breaks Out On Temple Mount Where Shechinah Dwells, Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News; Also see, Did Bizarre Phenomena Presage Current Temple Mount Conflict? Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News

New IDF Commander Tasked With Preparing Military For Multiple Fronts, Yaakov Lappin, JNS

Weekly Terror Report, Israel: 33 Attacks, 292 So Far In 2019 (video, left), Boomerang

Netanyahu Speaks On Corruption Charges (video, right), Fox News

Will The Trump Administration Betray Israel By Dividing Jerusalem? JNS; Also see, Jordan Gives Substantial Control Of Temple Mount To Palestinians, JNS

Brigette Gabriel Exposes The Truth About Islam, Taylor Berglund, Charisma; Also see, Islam: The West’s “Most Formidable And Persistent Enemy”, Raymond Ibrahim

Must-see videos


The War In Mexico Is Spilling Over Into The United States (video, left), Bill O’Reilly

Ted Cruz Schools The Democrats On How To Make An Argument – They Shut Down The Government, Not Trump: Here’s Why (video, right), Global News

Fight For The Republic’s Security: Chuck Schumer Has Never Had A Real Job His Entire Life (video, right), The Daily Ledger, One America News

FBI Attempted Coup To Bring Down Trump (video, right), Tucker Carlson, Fox News

Ranchers’ Border Invite To Pelosi Still Stands – She Is Still A No-Show (video, left), Fox News

Mark Levin: The 4th Estate Is Now The 5th Column – Why The Media Is Corrupt (video, right), Hannity, Fox News

America Barely Escaped: Former Secret Service Agent Calls Hillary Clinton A “Dictator,” (video, left) Hannity, Fox News

The Boost In Support Of Trump Among Latinos, Fox Business

Former US Attorney Sydney Powell On Mark Levin: Mueller And Weismann Have Corrupted Justice For Decades (video, left), Fox News

America Wake Up!: FBI Plotted To Destroy President Trump, Hannity, Fox News

Economic Illiterates Leading The Republic (video, right), The Daily Ledger, One America News

Why No One In D. C. Or The Media Elites Want A Wall, Tucker Carlson, Fox News

Common Sense Interpretation


Pope Francis Ends Sex Abuse Conference With Words, Not Actions – A ‘Stunning Letdown,’ Reuters

CS Commentary: Pope Francis’s actions regarding sex abuse have the distinct flavor of being ‘political’ and timed to make it appear as though the Catholic Church is dealing with the problem – at least to those not paying attention. In truth, his actions have been weak and dismal throughout recent charges, as articles highlighted in our Archives and the Common Sense Interpretation page show.

Pope Francis’s Sexual Abuse Summit Was A Charade, John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist; Also see, Pope Francis’ Record On Cover-Ups Challenged After Vatican Sex Abuse Summit, Montagna/Mainwaring, Lifesite

7 Big Takeaways From Andrew McCabe’s Planned Coup, Willis L. Krumholtz, The Federalist

How Our Administrative State Undermines The Constitution, William Turton, The Federalist

What Is A National Emergency? Robert Longley, Thought.com; Also see, Here’s A List Of 31 National Emergencies That Have Been Active For Years, ABC News; Also see, Full List Of National Emergencies Declared By Clinton, Bush & Obama, Conservative Politics

CS Commentary: We didn’t hear Pelosi or Schumer howling about any of Obama’s declarations.

Trump’s State Of The Union Changed The Trajectory Of History, Newt Gingrich, Fox News

CS Commentary: Overall, we give the 2019 SOTU a grade of B. Trump’s SOTU was great because…For more see here

Socialist Governments Gain And Stay In Power Through Fear And Intimidation (video, left), Fox Business

40 Countries Have Tried Socialism – All Have Failed, Hannity, Fox News

Who Are The Most Powerful People In America? (video, left) Prager U

Venezuela Faces A Decade Of Recovery (video, right), Bloomberg

Can A Desert Nation Solve The World’s Water Problem?, Prager U

Democrats Have Made A Sharp Left Turn – Here’s What’s Behind It, William Bennett, Fox News

Dr. James Dobson: 3 Ways Christians Must Respond To America’s Spiritual War, Steve Strang, Charisma

What Made George Washington Great? (video, left) Prager U

What’s Holding The Arab World Back? (video, right), Prager U

Can Trump Help Broker A Middle East Peace? Do Israel’s Walls Work? (video), Varney & Co, Fox Business

A Different Way Of Dividing Jerusalem, Nadav Shragai, JNS

Recant Christianity Or Face The Sword: Muslim Persecution Of Christians, November 2018, Raymond Ibrahim

IDF Repelling Constant Iranian Cyber Attacks On Israeli Missile Defense, Breaking Israel News/JNS

Congressional Vote To Keep War In Afghanistan Sells Out American Soldiers, Jesse Kelly, The Federalist

Presidential Historian On SOTU: Americans Will Look Back And Miss Trump (video, left), Varney & Co, Fox Business

25 Questions For Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (Like, Why Tax The Rich More When They Already Pay 97% Of All Taxes?), David Harsanyi, The Federalist

5 Questions To Ask Your Socialist Friends: They Are Wrong About ‘Everything, Liz Wheeler

Its Climate Alarmists Who Remain In Denial, Marc Sheppard, American Thinker

An FBI That Is Corrupt And Dishonest – Latest Reports Offer More Proof, Gregg Jarrett, Fox News

For the Common Sense Interpretation Page, Click Here

More Common Sense


Books:

Phil Houston, Co-Author Of Spy The Lie Analyzes Killer Jodi Arias (video, left), Megyn Kelly, Dan Tennant

Spy The Lie, CBS News

CS Commentary: Research shows that the average person lies 10 times per day.

Culture:

‘Social Animals’ Shows How Instagrams Is Changing Lives And The Culture, Josh Shepherd, The Federalist

Hillsong Pastor Carl Lentz Provides Moral Cover For Abortion On ‘The View,’ James Silberman, The Federalist

Newly Unveiled Manuscripts Reveal Albert Einstein’s Proud Faith And Fear Of Nazi Germany, Emily Jones, CBN

The Top 10 Cities Where The Mega Rich Live, Stuples/Balfour, Bloomberg

Health/Fitness/Relationships:

6 Signs Your Spouse Is Having An Affair, (video, left) Brad Browing

Why Do We Cheat And What Do We Mean By ‘Infidelity?’ Or, Your First Marriage Is Over, Would You Like To Create A Second Marriage Together? (video,right), Esther Perel, TED

CS Commentary: From a secular perspective, but totally insightful. The book of Hebrews in the NT says that it is the fear of death that compels us to sin – Perel comes to the same conclusion, but by taking an empirical route.

Avocados, Olives, And Salmon Pricier Because Fat Is In Fashion, WSJ

Movies:

Captain Mary Sue: Captain Marvel Is Politically Correct And Boring, Kyle Smith, National Review

Warner’s Bros. CEO Promoted Actress In Midst Of Apparent Sexual Relationship, Siegel/Masters, The Hollywood Reporter

The Biggest Movie Releases Of 2019, Ben Allen, Radio Times

Music:

Psalm 104 Sung In Ancient Hebrew (video, left), Yamma Ensemble

Once Tone Deaf Singer, Vonnie Lopez, Takes Us To Church With One Of Andre Crouch’s Best Songs, The World Recap; Also see, The World’s Best for the after-reaction

10 Undeniable Facts About The Michael Jackson Sexual-Abuse Allegations, Maureen Orth, Vanity Fair; Also see, 7 Disturbing Allegations Against Michael Jackson In ‘Leaving Neverland,’ Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter

Sports:

We Got Our Hands On 73,000 Never-Before-Seen MLB Scouting Reports. Here’s What We Learned. Lindbergh/Arthur, The Ringer

Five Falcon Takeaways From The 2019 Scouting Combine, Jason Butt, The Athletic

Braves Ponder Bryce Harper Deal, A Tough East Division, And A Season Opener In Philadelphia, Jeff Schultz, The Athletic

The Rise Of Drew Lock Into One Of The NFL’s Hottest Quarterback Prospects, Chase Goodbread, NFL.com

Travel:

Mexican Beach Wars, Bodies Pile Up: Cartels Threaten Tourism In Cancun Just like The Did In Acapulco (video, left), Unreported World

CS Commentary: Press under pressure not to report tourist killings in Mexico. Duh. Like we’ve said all along – think twice before you vacation or invest in Mexico. Mexico is basically something just short of a Narco state. Quote from documentary narrator: Officials are either in denial, or in fear of scaring away tourism.

US Reissues Travel Warning For The Bahamas, Urges Tourist ‘To Use Caution,’ CBS Local

10 Safest Used Cars For Teens, Autobytel

TV/Streaming:

Game of Thrones Loose Ends. Are They Really Dead? Riley McAtee, The Ringer

‘Whiskey Cavalier’ Is A Cutesy Over-The-Top Clone Of ‘Castle’ And ‘Bones,’ Kelly Lawler, USA Today

CS Commentary: Critics saw the first two episodes and seem underwhelmed, but they are, well, critics. We’ve only seen the first episode but it was funnier than anything we’ve seen in some time. The trick will be sustaining that comedy over a season which seems like it will be a very difficult challenge. But the show works a way lot better than the trailer indicated.

New HBO Documentary: Michael Jackson’s Accusers Detail Alleged Grooming: “He Said I Was His First,” CBS News; Also see, The King Of Pop And Perversion – Michael Jackson Was A Predator And A Monster, Maureen Dowd, NY Times/BD News 24

Quotes Of The Month:

cal·um·ny – the making of false and defamatory statements about someone in order to damage their reputation; slander.

“… the life of man solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. … The condition of man … is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.” – Thomas Hobbes, philosopher and author, Leviathan

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