Friday News Executive Summary
FISA abuse, whistleblower double standards, Blaine Amendment, and more.
Above the Fold
CARTER PAGE FALLOUT: DOJ rules Comey’s FBI had “insufficient predication to establish probable cause” in FISA scandal (The Daily Wire)
A TALE OF TWO WHISTLEBLOWERS: Whistleblower who reported government waste, fraud, and abuse gets none of the protections the anti-Trump whistleblower received (RealClearPolitics)
Government & Politics
BLAINE AMENDMENT IN TROUBLE: A promising day for religious liberty at the High Court (National Review)
VIOLATES FEDERAL LAW: Trump administration plans action against California over abortion-coverage requirement (The Wall Street Journal)
“I’ve saved all my money. [My daughter] doesn’t have any student loans. Am I going to get my money back?”@eWarren: “Of course not.”— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) January 23, 2020
“So you’re going to pay for people who didn’t save any money and those of us who did the right thing get screwed.” pic.twitter.com/eqK7o4Cl9Q
Culture & Heartland
VILLAGE ACADEMICS: Democrat professors outnumber Republicans 9:1 at top colleges (Washington Examiner)
VILLAGE ACADEMIC CURRICULUM: LGBTQ education is now mandatory in New Jersey schools (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
THE UGLINESS OF IDENTITY POLITICS: Miami PD suspends white officer who begins identifying as “black” (The American Mirror)
RIGHT TO LIFE: Tennessee governor announces fetal heartbeat bill, other abortion restrictions (National Review)
FOR THE RECORD: Toxic “forever chemicals” found in drinking water throughout the U.S. (USA Today)
POLICY: State Department is right to tackle “birth tourism” (The Heritage Foundation)
POLICY: Google is posing a serious threat to innovation (Issues & Insights)
HUMOR: Democrats warn that American people may tamper with next election (The Babylon Bee)
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