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Jordan Candler / Oct. 29, 2020

Thursday Executive Summary

GDP skyrockets, Supreme Court baffles, Big Tech interrogation, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • U.S. GDP booms at better-than-expected 33.1% rate in third quarter (CNBC)

  • Supreme Court bafflingly allows North Carolina to extend deadline for receiving absentee ballots to nine days after election (Fox News)


  • Senate interrogates Big Tech CEOs over bias (Washington Examiner)

  • Mark Zuckerberg “not aware” that Facebook election integrity official worked for Biden (Fox Business)

  • Jack Dorsey: “We haven’t censored the U.S. president.” Report says Twitter has censored Trump 64 times. (The Daily Wire)

  • Zuckerberg and Dorsey struggle to name a single liberal who has been censored on their platforms (Fox News)

  • Meanwhile, Twitter suspends border chief for celebrating wall’s protection from illegal aliens (The Federalist)


  • Senate committee successfully verifies all Tony Bobulinski materials reviewed to date (The Daily Caller)

  • Joe Biden stays silent on Bobulinski claims about family’s business ventures (Fox News)

  • Tucker Carlson reveals damning Hunter Biden documents have suddenly vanished (The Post Millennial)

  • Former DHS Chief of Staff Miles Taylor reveals he is “Anonymous” Trump critic (White House Dossier)

  • Disgruntled Russian in Cyprus was behind key parts of discredited dossier on Trump (The Wall Street Journal)

  • “They want to help Biden”: Project Veritas exposes massive voter fraud effort (The Post Millennial)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Philadelphia police “discover van loaded with explosives, suspicious equipment” (The Daily Wire)

  • 1,000 looters turn Philly retail zone into “total loss” (Police Magazine)

  • Expensify CEO tells 10 million customers to vote for Biden or face possible “civil war” (The Daily Wire)

  • Southern Poverty Law Center releases guide for managing “white fragility” (The Washington Free Beacon)

Around the Nation

  • Hurricane Zeta sweeps through South with damaging winds and flooding rains on path to Northeast (Fox News)

  • Kenosha, Wisconsin, auto dealer says insurer won’t cover riot damage (The Daily Signal)

  • On second thought… Portland delays vote on $18 million in police cuts (Fox News)

  • Harvard creates committee to weigh removal of “historical figures” (The Daily Caller)

Around the World

  • Attacker screaming “Allahu Akbar” decapitates one, kills two others at French church (The Daily Caller)

  • Germany and France prepare new lockdowns as COVID sweeps Europe (Reuters)

Stranger Than Fiction

  • 2020 election to cost $14 billion, blowing away spending records (

  • Girl Scouts deletes social media congratulations to ACB on Supreme Court seat after angry backlash (CNBC)

  • Democrats like Cuba more than Israel, new poll shows (The Washington Free Beacon)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Four big takeaways from Senate hearing on tech bias (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: The West is surprisingly well equipped for gray-zone deterrence (Defense One)

  • Humor: Two birds with one stone: Man protests racial injustice, completes Christmas shopping in one trip (The Babylon Bee)

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