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On the roster: Holy Moses, what a time to be alive – Manchin Morrisey leads in the latest West Virginia poll – poll: 49 percent back impeachment Kavanaugh next week, a witness begins to hear-the list grows – In, not-out-burglar
HOLY MOSES, WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE
The biblical story of the children of Israel ” is one of forgetfulness.
When the Israelites forgot the God of Abraham , of you and protects you still, you suffer the consequences at the hands of a number of suffering in a cruel and fallen world. Sometimes it is in Egypt, it is sometimes in Babylon and sometimes it is in a profession of their own promised land.
In their pain they cry to their maker for release and relief, and they are delivered. But before Moses can return to them with the law, Aaron and the others are already to forget themselves, and the great Jehovah that you are saved. Their leader is already used to worship at the feet of the Golden calf.
It is the story of the ancient Hebrews, but it is also very much the history of the Americans. If we forget the suffering brought about by our failure, we are sure to fail again.
The Americans today are able to observe, such as the generation passes, the in a poignant way. The split-screen memories of Aretha Franklin and John McCain are reasonable and move on their own. Two extraordinary life of benefits to be achieved.
No matter your language, faith, skin color or faith, to hear, to sing Franklin, “How I Got Over” would consider any person at least the possibility that God is real and His spirit is in our midst.
To think no matter the policy or the preferred policy, McCain’s sacrifice for the country to which he would be served, even the cold cynic reason that it is something really exceptional about our nation.
But there is something revealing about what is happening to your generation and our country in this moment.
Baby boomers’ ascension changed the world. What was the biggest age group in American history in essence, the concept of adolescence was invented by the titans of the industry bent to your whims of taste in culture and Commerce re-invented and our policy.
The generation of the arrival in the adult life is marked with the assassination of John F. Kennedy. In the 15 years, the bear followed in our country, an era of destruction and unrest, marred by a deep corruption in the government, in America, the first defeat in war, internal riots in our largest cities, in a crisis of confidence in the American experiment.
Franklin well knew, the roar of pain surrounded that know the fight for the descendants of slaves, to, true equality in a nation that had denied it to them and their forbearers.
McCain knew the consequences when our government lies about the conduct of the war and the demands of the victim of his people in the pursuit of unclear goals.
But we will forget their lessons.
We live in a time where the problems of race ruthlessly exploited for narrow political advantages. We also live in an era in which the very definitions of truth and responsibility in doubt.
of the reason why we play so carefree, with questions, which is so potent that those who lived to leave by the consequences of our past forgetfulness of our presence. We lose our collective memory, as we are the ones to pay the price to lose, if we had lost the path before.
We join our prayers with those in mourning, but we also pray that we would not have to suffer as much as the generation before, to learn the same lesson that the children of Israel.
THE SET OF RULES: THE REASON, PRECEDENT AND PROPRIETY
“Controversies between the nation and its members or citizens, can only be correctly referenced to the national courts. Any other plan would be contrary to reason, to precedent and decorum.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 80
TIME-OUT: TO BE GRATEFUL AND FRIENDLY
Time: “research has shown again and again that she is grateful is good for your health, mood and General well-being. In fact, it is one of the easiest things you can do to boost your mental health. … The research, recently published in Psychological science, says that people who appreciate chronic the power of gratitude, and overestimate how awkward will it be that prevents might be in the simple, but effective practice. … Amit Kumar[‘s], an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business … research were a series of experiments. Each differed slightly, but the General concept has remained the same: the people were invited, a letter to someone in your life, Express gratitude. Before sending the letters, the authors were asked how they expected to respond by the recipient. The researchers surveyed recipients about their actual reactions.”
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Trump job performance
Average Approval: 41.6 Percent
The average of the rejection: 55%
Net Rating: -13.4 Points
Change from a week ago: down 3.8 points
[Average includes: ABC News/WaPo: 38% approve – 60% decline; USA Today/Suffolk: 40% approve – 56% lean – NBC/WSJ: 44% approve – 52% lean; Gallup: 41% approve – 54% lean; Fox News: 45% approve – 53% reject.]
Control of the house
Republican Average: 41.2 Percent
Democratic Average: 50 Percent
Advantage: Democrats plus of 8.8 points
Change from a week ago: the democratic advantage of up to 0.2 points
[Average includes: NBC/WSJ: 50% Dems 42% GOP; Fox News: 49% Dems 38% GOP; the Monmouth-University: 48% Dems 43% GOP; Quinnipiac University: 51% Dems 42% GOP; CNN: 52% Dems 41% GOP.]
MANCHIN LEADS TO MORRISSEY IN THE LATEST WEST VIRGINIA POLL
W. Va. Metro News: “If the November election were staged today, incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin would have defeated his Challenger, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, according to the latest metro news and the Dominion Post West Virginia survey. The survey was released on Friday, showed Manchin, a Democrat, has served in the Senate since 2010, with 46 percent to 38 percent margin to the Republican Morrisey. A further 16 percent of likely voters said that they are still safe. ‘Morrisey is back to about 8 percentage points, but if you look at the voters most interested in the election, that lead is shrinking,” said the pollster Rex Repass, constructed the questions, the West Virginia survey. ‘Morrisey, would have more of an advantage, the intensity factor, or the factor of enthusiasm.’ The West Virginia-were the poll surveyed 404 likely voters from all 55 countries.”
Ducey is facing a tough test picking McCain successor – LAT: “Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey might as well be on the search for a unicorn. How to choose a temporary successor to Sen. John McCain, the Republican Governor of thread, a needle, the respect for McCain’s legacy as a GOP Iconoclast, but also recognizes the popularity of McCain’s political nemesis, President Trump. The pressure could not be higher. McCain’s successor is likely to be in place to cast high-profile vote on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett M. Kavanaugh. And Arizona voters will get the opportunity to weigh in, indirectly, on Ducey’s decision if he asks you on the day of the election up for election this fall for another term in office. “These are extraordinary circumstances and extraordinary political moment,” said Stan Barnes, a Republican political consultant in Arizona. “It has to follow the national impact, is important to Arizona and the personal and political implications of the Governor.'”
House Republicans start triage Politically: “With a massive range of the endangered house incumbents to defend, and limited resources to go, the Republicans are preparing for a painful round of political triage decision, the legislators are worth trying to save, and those that need to be cut lose for yourself to worry in November. GOP officials say as many as 45 Republican-held seats are in great danger, which makes it impossible to save, to protect, respectively, in the expensive scramble the party, the 23-seat majority, especially those of its members which resulted in sluggish campaigns and gloss posted free fundraising totals. … Behind the scenes, senior party strategists have begun polling in order to determine which operator can save in addition to. Among those most in danger of being cut off, they tell, are Virginia Rep. Barbara Comstock, Pennsylvania REP Keith Rothfus, and Iowa Rep. Rod Blum, all of which are precariously placed in their districts.”
Gillum raised more than $1 million, a day after the primary win – Axios: “Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, who won the Democratic primary for Governor of Florida, raised more than $1 million on the day after his historic Tuesday night’s victory, per The hill. The details: Gillum, 39, is a win of the first African-American to a major party nomination for Governor of Florida. The cash flow to his campaign comes after Gillum’s Republican opponent, Rep. Ron DeSantis, said a “socialist agenda” in Florida would be ‘monkey’ this up’ references to the progress made in the framework of the GOP leadership in Florida. The remark, which many viewed as a racist dog whistle, prompted widespread reaction.”
SURVEY: 49 PERCENT BACK IMPEACHMENT
WaPo: “President Trump’s disapproval has hit rating, a peak of 60 percent, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll that also finds clear support for a majority of Americans, the special counsel Russia investigation and say the President should not fire attorney General Jeff Sessions. To determine the start of the fall campaign sprint to the midterm elections, whether the Democrats recaptured control of Congress, the survey finds a majority of the public has against Trump and is on guard against his efforts to influence the justice Department, and special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, the far-reaching probe. Almost half of Americans (49 percent) say Congress should start impeachment procedures could lead that Trump is away from the office, while 46 percent say that Congress should. And a slim majority — 53 percent — say they think Trump is trying to disrupt, to disrupt Mueller’s investigation in such a way that the amounts of the obstruction of justice; not to say 35 percent, they believe that the President has tried.”
KAVANAUGH HEARING BEGINS NEXT WEEK, THE WITNESS LIST GROWS
AP: “The Senate judiciary Committee has added that the former attorney General Theodore Olson and former White House lawyer John Dean on the list of witnesses who will testify next week in the confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme court. Olson served as solicitor General in the George W. Bush administration. He is one of the country’s best-known lawyers, having argued the Bush v. Gore Supreme Court case that held Al Gore‘s recount in the presidential election of 2000. He will provide support for a former colleague in the Bush White House. Kavanaugh served as a legal Advisor and later as Team Secretary for the Bush. Dean finally cooperated with prosecutors and helped topple Richard Nixon‘s presidency, and although he served a prison sentence for obstruction of justice. He has a fierce critic of President Donald Trump and is listed as a Democratic witness. Sen Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Dean said ” talk about abuse of Executive power.'”
And the White house now – Politico: “The White house makes last-minute preparations for the Supreme Court nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the confirmation by the Senate hearings next week, holding last prep sessions, and the establishment of a couple of of the rapid reaction war rooms. Kavanaugh … has called on its wide network to help him get ready for the hearings. His former employees that have participated in the lawyers in the conservative Federalist Society, and even the Republican senators, nearly a dozen training sessions designed to the conditions of often grueling questioning, imitating, according to a White house official. … The White house held a “war room” in the Senate of the proximity of the Committee-room, occupied by administration officials, Senate leadership aides and the judiciary Committee staff. A second “war room” set up in Vice President Mike Pence‘s Senate office. The staff will be ready ‘in case there’s a surprise,” the White house official said.”
Trump signed executive order to promote retirement savings in Charlotte Friday – Politically
Trump breaks. January salary increase for employees of Federal agencies – US News
The Pentagon Faces. October fiscal cliff Roll Call
AUDIBLE: A MAN CAN BE DESTROYED BUT NOT DEFEATED
“Hemingway once wrote, ” The world breaks everyone, and afterward many are strong at the broken places.’ No one—no one was stronger at the broken places as John McCain. The inner conflict was to be ballast.” – Spokesman for Paul Ryan in his speech at the memorial service for sen. John McCain on Friday in the U.S. Capitol.
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UPI: “Los Angeles police said a burglary suspect was arrested after the need to be saved from its position between a wall and a building. The Los Angeles Police Department, said a house owner to check their security camera footage at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night saw a person through the property. The owner of the house decided to check to see the property Thursday, if something had disturbed you and you found the man was trapped between the wall and the house to the garage. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded about 8:10 p.m. and it took more than an hour to free the man, who had suffered minor injuries from his ordeal. It was unclear how long he had wedged already. LAPD Officer Rosario Herrera said the man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing, and the police suspect that he may be in a nearby, earlier break-in on Wednesday evening.”
AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“Never has an egg-replacement in my life. I thought trans-fats were just going to wait another fad, to be withdrawn and waived.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writes in the Washington Post on Dec. 24, 2015.
Chris Stirewalt , the politics editor for Fox News. Brianna McClelland contributed to this report. FOX News mid-term report in your Inbox every day wants? Sign up here.
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