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What We’re Reading Today: Trump Vs. The Golden State, Bezos Saves, Kim Jong-underwater … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …


GW Bush-Appointed Black Judge Suspends Calif Law Seeking Trump Tax Returns – Jeremy White, Politico

Trump’s ‘Promiscuous Combination of Bravado And Bonhomie’ – Brian Bennett, Time

Ben Carson Writes On Trump’s Behalf To Newsom, Blaming Liberalism For Homelessness – HUD

Trump Serves San Francisco With Pollution Violation – Rebecca Ballhaus, WSJ


Michigan Researchers Warn That Millions of Years of High Temperatures May Be Ahead – Sebastian Kettley, London Express

Jeff Bezos’ Plan To Save The Planet – Annie Palmer, CNBC

16-Year-Old Explains In 3 And 1/2 Mins How To Save Earth By Destroying Its Economy – Melissa Breyer, Treehugger

NASA Apparently Not Equipped To Detect Asteroids Reliably – Jacob Knutson, Axios


Seal Admiral Who Oversaw Bin Laden Operation Warns About Taliban Talks – Meghann Myers, Military Times

Tehran Threatens ‘All-Out War’ – John Gambrell, AP

Pentagon May Send More Anti-Aircraft Guns, Fighters To Mideast – Gordon Lubold & Nancy Youssef, WSJ

Satellites Suggest North Korea Building Ballistic Missile Sub – NHK World Japan


Warren Won’t Admit She Will Raise Middle-Class Taxes – Aaron Blake, Wash Post

Warren’s Social Security Plan: More Spending, Higher Taxes – Dan Caplinger, Motley Fool

Bernie’s $2.5 Trillion ‘Housing For All’ National Rent Control – Melissa Gomez, LA Times

Venezuela Refugees Overloading Columbia – Dave Lawler, Axios

Law & Liberty

ACLU Blocks South Dakota ‘Riot Boosting’ Law – Daniel Uria, UPI

AG Barr Accused of Opposing Investigating Campus Sexual Assaults – Marisa Iati, Wash Post


Macron Savaged After Admitting To Being ‘Lax’ On France Immigration Problem – Romina McGuinness, London Express

Axelrod & Holder: Dem Candidates Are Extreme On Immigration – Art Del Cueto, Town Hall

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