Wednesday Top News Executive Summary
Border funding, Exxon victorious, speedy Senate impeachment trial, and more.
Above the Fold
UPPING THE ANTE OF A SPENDING BILL: Clinton-appointed judge bars Trump from building border wall with military funds (Bloomberg)
NO EVIDENCE OF MISLEADING: New York judge rules in favor of Exxon in climate-change fraud case (National Review)
Government & Politics
SPEEDY TRIAL: Republicans prepare to call no witnesses during Senate impeachment trial (National Review)
FOR AFTER THE TRIAL: Senate will not take up new NAFTA deal this year, declares McConnell (The Hill)
*WORST. HOMOPHOBIC. PRESIDENT. EVER. Senate confirms openly gay Trump nominee to 9th Circuit (The Washington Times)
*WORST. NAZI. PRESIDENT. EVER. Trump to sign executive order combating anti-Semitism (The Washington Free Beacon)
*(Hat tip to Glenn Reynolds for the taglines.)
SAUDI SECURITY REVIEW: U.S. grounds Saudi pilots, halts military training after base shooting (Reuters)
ENSURING REGULATORY CONFORMITY: Defense Department Inspector General’s office to probe use of military personnel on U.S.-Mexico border (National Review)
From the Department of Woke
PRONOUN WARS: “They” declared 2019 “Word of the Year” by Merriam-Webster (The Daily Wire)
CREATING AND ENABLING A VICTIM: Greta Thunberg named Time magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year (ABC News)
OUTBREEDING THE INFIDELS: For the first time ever, Muhammad has made the list of top ten baby names in America (PJ Media)
POLICY: Paid family leave: Avoiding a new national entitlement (The Heritage Foundation)
POLICY: The cost of America’s cultural revolution (City Journal)
HUMOR: Report: Jesus, Mary, and Joseph were actually detained under the Obama administration (The Babylon Bee)
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