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President Trump launches US Space Command

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Posted by    Friday, August 30, 2019 at 9:00am 8/30/2019 at 9:00am
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President Donald Trump officially launched the re-establishment of the U.S. Space Command, after a 17-year hiatus, as his administration focuses on concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. satellites.

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US Navy Sinks Obama’s Climate Change Task Force

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Posted by    Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 9:00am 8/29/2019 at 9:00am
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The US Navy has announced that it is jettisoning the Obama-era Climate Change Task Force.
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Brazil Blasts Offer of G7 Aid for Amazon Fires, Citing Notre Dame Blaze

Youtube videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9OrWNup3N4 & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5HUjnOzXKU
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Posted by    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 9:00am 8/28/2019 at 9:00am
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The recent G7 economic summit included exchanges between Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and French President Emmanuel Macron that was nearly as heated as the Amazon wildfires.

During the summit, the G7 nations had agreed to send aid to fight the fires in the Amazon. Brazil rejected that offer, with a concise reminder...

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New York Times Newsroom Infested With Bed Bugs

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 9:00am 8/27/2019 at 9:00am
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There are reports that evolutionary perfected blood-sucking creatures have infested The New York Times building.

No, I am not talking about its questionably accurate “reporters.” It seems the newsroom of the nation’s “paper of record” is infested with bed bugs.

Multiple Times staffers shared the news on social media Monday: The famed newsroom...

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A world bacon shortage? ‘Pig Ebola’ slams Asian Big Pork industry, leading to inflation fears

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Posted by    Monday, August 26, 2019 at 9:00pm 8/26/2019 at 9:00pm
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The world is looking at a potential shortage of bacon and other pork products as African Swine Fever, nicknamed ‘Pig Ebola’, has spread through Asia.
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Amazon Fires Used to Stoke ‘Climate Crisis’ Fears

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Posted by    Monday, August 26, 2019 at 11:00am 8/26/2019 at 11:00am
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By now, Legal Insurrection readers have learned about the ‘climate crisis’-infused stories related to the three weeks of wildfires within South America’s Amazon rainforest.

The Amazon is known to produce moisture and humidity, making it relatively resistant to wildfires, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Instead, it seems that a...

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NASA investigating first allegation of criminal activity in orbit

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Posted by    Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/25/2019 at 12:00pm
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It is being reported that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is investigating an allegation that an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse, which looks to be the first allegation of criminal activity from space.

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Court declares Obama’s EPA “Waters of the United States Rule” unlawful

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Posted by    Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 7:30pm 8/24/2019 at 7:30pm
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Back in 2015, we covered the Obama administration’s far-reaching Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule and the pushback it received at the time.  States’ suits are making their way through the courts, and there is good news to report!

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Hong Kong’s 12th weekend of protests include tear gas and 28-mile human chain

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Posted by    Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 6:00pm 8/24/2019 at 6:00pm
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Violence escalated during the 12th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as riot police fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters while demonstrators responded by throwing bricks and other objects.
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Trade war with China intensifies: Trump hikes tariffs and demands businesses relocate

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Posted by    Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/24/2019 at 2:00pm
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The trade negotiations between the U.S. and China took a hostile turn Friday, as President Donald Trump plans to raise tariffs on the nation in reaction to Chinese tactics to thwart American demands to reduce tariffs and control fentanyl shipments.

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Was Greenland “for sale” when the Chinese were shopping in 2017?

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Posted by    Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/22/2019 at 5:00pm
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Professor Jacobson reported that President Donald Trump postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen after her refusal to discuss selling Greenland.

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Minnesota Star Tribune Editorial Paints Mt. Rushmore as Monument to White Supremacy

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 9:00am 8/21/2019 at 9:00am
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Last Friday, Professor Jacobson blogged about New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet revealing plans to shift its focus after the Russian collusion failed. Now the publication will focus on portraying President Donald Trump as racist.

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Kanye West’s ‘Star Wars’ Domes for Homeless Battles the ‘Dark Side’ of California’s Permit Process

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 9:00am 8/20/2019 at 9:00am
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The last time we reported on rapper and mega-celebrity Kanye West, he had jumped back on board the Trump Train after taking a break from politics.

Now, West’s latest project, Star Wars style domes designed to use as homeless shelters, has met the Dark Side of the California permitting process.

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Hawaiian telescopes the latest target for social justice activism

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Posted by    Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/18/2019 at 2:00pm
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Mauna Kea, the tallest peak in Hawaii, is one of the best sites in the world for astronomical observations. In fact, a consortium led by Caltech and the University of California are planning to construct an 18-story telescope to contribute to the renewed interest in space exploration and discovery during the...

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After launch of two projectiles into East Sea, North Korea announces it has ‘new weapon’

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Posted by    Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 4:00pm 8/17/2019 at 4:00pm
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North Korea fired two more projectiles into the East Sea, further raising tensions on the peninsula, and the South Koran military indicates that it is now analyzing the projectiles and maintaining high levels of readiness.

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Trump administration orders sweeping environmental review of offshore wind industry

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Posted by    Friday, August 16, 2019 at 5:04pm 8/16/2019 at 5:04pm
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Hard on the heels of plans to modify the Endangered Species Act, the Trump administration is ordering a sweeping environmental review of the offshore wind industry, based on concerns voiced by the fishing industry.

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Republican Beats Green New Deal Supporter to Win Seat on Los Angeles City Council

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Posted by    Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:00am 8/16/2019 at 11:00am
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There have been some intriguing developments related to elections and California that may bode for a slightly less blue future for the Golden State.

I recently noted that the state identified over 84,000 duplicate voter registrations during a detailed audit of rolls in the wake of Motor-Voter implementation.

Now, a

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