01/31/2018 05:14 CDT


TRUMP LAYS OUT VISION OF OPTIMISTIC, ASCENDING AMERICA BY HERALDING VIBRANT ECONOMY, NATIONAL SPIRIT, AND HEROES AS DEMOCRATS FROWN; PAUL RYAN SUPPORTS FBI CLEANSING


TODAY’S TOP 10

A NIGHT FOR EXTOLLING THE GREATNESS OF AMERICA

IN FIRST SOTU, TRUMP CALLS FOR AMERICAN economic independence and end to budget caps on defense spending. Free Beacon.

PAUL RYAN CALLS TO “CLEANSE” the FBI, backs surveillance memo release. Fox News.

HILLARY SAYS NYT WENT TOO EASY on reporter accused of sexual misconduct. Politico.

TRUMP MOST POPULAR in West Virginia, North Dakota, Wyoming, least popular in D.C., Vermont, Massachusetts. Gallup.

“DREAMERS” ARRESTED, charged with smuggling illegal immigrants. Washington Times.

WOMEN SCIENTISTS: BILL NYE doesn’t speak for science. Daily Wire.

DOCUMENT SHOWS POLICE ID’D 2nd person of interest days after Las Vegas shooting. Las Vegas Review-Journal.

EVERY CABLE NETWORK EXCEPT Fox ignored Obama-Farrakhan photo. Breitbart.

GARY SINISE SHARPLY CRITICIZES teacher’s anti-military rant as an “outrageous insult to all who have served.” Independent Journal Review.

FACEBOOK SUSPENDED THEN REINSTATED an Islamic extremist’s account nine times after he issued threats. Breitbart.


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OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Study says conservatives are more attractive — expect an ugly reaction from the Left. Daily Caller.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@jbro1776) The spying started with Carter Page, which they then used to spy on each and every member inside the Trump team. Tweet.
  • (@MZHemingway) If you love publishing anonymously sourced, unverified, suspiciously partisan leaks regarding national security but fret about public claims made by Congress as part of its Constitutional oversight duties, you might be a journalist. Tweet.

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