08/29/2019 05:12 CDT


INSPECTOR GENERAL ABOUT TO SHARPLY CRITICIZE COMEY FOR LEAKING AND LACK OF CANDOR; MSNBC FORCED TO RETRACT EXPLOSIVE STORY AFTER PRESIDENT TRUMP THREATENS TO SUE; GILLIBRAND DROPS OUT


TODAY’S TOP TEN

SMALLER DOJ IG REPORT SET TO SLAM COMEY FOR LEAKING

DAMNING DOJ IG REPORT ON DISGRACED FORMER FBI director Comey expected as soon as today. This report is separate from the larger upcoming IG report on Spygate FISA warrants. The Last Refuge.

  • Hannity: Comey should be sweating. Fox News.

DOES A LIST OF DOCUMENTS REQUESTED BY AG BARR on Obama Spygate reveal direction of DOJ’s probe? ZeroHedge.

MSNBC HOST FORCED TO RETRACT ANOTHER HALF-BAKED attack on Trump after president’s lawyers demand it. Daily Caller.

BALTIMORE POLICE REPORTEDLY “AFRAID TO ARREST ANYONE” out of fear of liberal political backlash. Townhall.

“WORST CANDIDATE EVER” GILLIBRAND RESIGNS bid for presidency. Daily Caller.

IDAHO GOP GOVERNOR FIGHTS COURT ORDER, refuses to pay for sex offender’s gender reassignment surgery. The Western Journal.

GOP SENATOR ISAKSON TO RESIGN BECAUSE OF HEALTH REASONS, setting up elections for both Georgia seats in 2020. The Hill.

JOHN KERRY’S SON CUT BUSINESS TIES with Hunter Biden over Ukrainian oil deal. Washington Examiner.

CNN SCHEDULES SEVEN-HOUR ONE-SIDED “CLIMATE CHANGE” town hall with Democratic presidential candidates. Daily Caller.

AFTER CAMPAIGNING ON PRESS FREEDOM, Beto O’Rourke removes conservative journalist from event. Breitbart.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING

  • Why Purdue is bucking the trend of skyrocketing college costs. Mike Braun.
  • How the birth of the oil industry saved whales and propelled today’s prosperity. Helen Raleigh.
  • Three “creepy” Christian principles we can learn from Chick-fil-A. J. Warner Wallace.

VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Kasich: Don’t see a path to beat Trump right now. Real Clear Politics.
  • AOC: “Climate change” threatens to unleash glacier diseases “frozen for thousands of years.” Media Research Center.
  • Colorado couple fights off bears that broke into their home. Fox News.

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TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@myolio) My wife asked why I carry a gun around the house. I told her: fear of CIA. She laughed, I laughed, the Amazon Echo laughed. I shot the Echo. Tweet.
  • (@SenTomCotton) Does anyone still believe acquiring Alaska from Russia was “Seward’s folly”? Of course not. Buying land has made Alaskans and indeed all Americans safer and more prosperous. There’s no good reason we can’t do it again. Tweet.

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  • JOE WALSH “COMPLETELY GHOSTED” HIS CAMPAIGN MANAGER days before his White House run. Daily Beast.

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