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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Trump Takedown Timeline, Network Shame … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye

Election 2020

How States Like Virginia Go Blue — Washington Free Beacon

Kamala Harris Wants to Turn Schools into Day-Care Centers — National Review

Trump Defies Dems: ‘We Are Winning So Big’ — Newsmax

Gallup: Surprising GOP voter enthusiasm edges Dems — Hot Air

Next Stop, the Economy

Elizabeth Warren blows up the ‘war room’ — Politico


The Troubling Timeline for Taking Down Trump – Sharyl Attkisson, The Hill

Media Malpractice

It Is Shameful That ABC News and CBS News Are Punishing the Epstein Leaker — New York Magazine

‘ABC insider’ who purportedly leaked Epstein video suggests CBS staffer wrongfully took the fall — Fox News

ABC Keeps Covering for Jeffrey Epstein — The Daily Signal

Facebook Removes News Reports Mentioning Alleged Whistleblower’s Identity — Breitbart

Why 69% of Americans Have Lost Trust in News Media — Real Clear Politics

Good News

Veterans Day free food: 100-plus restaurants have deals for vets, active military Monday — USA Today

Welfare Reform

Red States Go Back To The Drawing Board As Roadblocks Derail Medicaid Work Requirements — Kaiser Health News


No harm? Most illegals in Mississippi ICE raids stole Americans’ identities — Washington Times


How two families fled communist oppression in East Germany in a homemade hot air balloon — CNET News

Real Scandals

Lindsey Graham: IG Report on FISA Abuse Will be ‘Stunning’ and ‘Damning’ — PJ Media

But If She’d Made it to Planned Parenthood….

Her baby was stillborn because of meth, police say. Now she’s charged with murder — Los Angeles Times

Climate Lies

11,000 Scientists? Just Kidding — Powerline

Iron Pyrite State

California Killing Its Gig Economy — American Spectator

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