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What We’re Reading Today: Road Kill For Dinner, CNN’s Bias, Skynet Pizza … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


Lawmakers who backed Obama’s Iraq pullout turn hawk over Trump’s Syria move — Fox News

Senate Republicans reject effort to condemn Trump’s Syria withdrawal — Politico

Foreign policy ‘realists’ cheer Trump’s Syria withdrawal: ‘Not only appropriate, but overdue’ — Washington Times

The Media Has Been Telling You Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Is A Gift To Putin. It’s Not, Here’s Why — Daily Caller

Impeachment Follies

Mulvaney says Trump held up aid to push Ukraine, then rows back — USA Today

Rep. Scalise rips Pelosi for conducting impeachment inquiry ‘in secret and behind closed doors’ — Fox News

Against impeachment, protesters urge Congress to ‘let Trump do his job’ — Fox News

Election 2020

Democrats have reason to worry after the last presidential debate — The Hill

Anti-Trump businesswomen to Warren: Tone it down — USA Today

 Why Democrats Are in Trouble If Warren Wins the Nomination — Slate


Even With A New Agreement, Brexit Is Not A Done Deal. Here’s Why — NPR

Why Mexico Is Cooperating with Us on Immigration — National Review

China Threatens Countermeasures If Trump Signs Pro-Hong Kong Bill — Politico

Green Bad Deal

GND: An environmentally destructive, anti-human, authoritarian monument to leftist ideology derived from falsehoods — Mark Perry, Carpe Diem

Health Care

Is This New Healthcare Plan What the GOP Needs? – Real Clear Politics

Poor People Are Still Sicker Than The Rich In Germany, Despite Universal Health Care — NPR

La La Land

Unprecedented movement detected on California earthquake fault capable of 8.0 temblor — Los Angeles Times

California legalizes eating roadkill — American Thinker

Skynet Update

Domino’s launches AI-powered camera system that alerts staff if they make substandard pizzas — Daily Mail

Big Media

Jeff Zucker tells CNN staff to be ‘fully committed’ on Trump impeachment in undercover audio — Washington Times


In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace  — Pew Forum

How Evil Is the Left?  This Evil  —  Powerline

Global Cooling

Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air-condition the outdoors — Washington Post

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