SUPERHEROES: Worth your time [9:43] – Father Mike talks about comic book superheroes and how their characters do or do not resemble the ideals of Christianity.
AFGHANISTAN: The United States signed a peace treaty with the Taliban aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, “We will closely watch the Taliban’s compliance with their commitments and calibrate the pace of our withdrawal to their actions. This is how we will ensure that Afghanistan never again serves as a base for international terrorists.”
CORONAVIRUS: A New Yorker has tested positive, but is in quarantine. She is a health care worker who was in Iran.
In business news, the manufacturing supply chain shift away from China that started during the U.S.-China trade war is gaining critical mass amid the coronavirus crisis.
MRCTV: [5:05] – Debunking Left Stream lies about the Trump administration and the coronavirus. He has not cut CDC funding; he tried to, but Congress wouldn’t let him.
Also, he did not call the virus a hoax; he called Democrats’ politicization of it to try and tarnish his administration part of the on-going Russia/Impeachment hoax.
OBAMACARE: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could result in all of Obamacare being thrown out. The timing of the oral arguments hasn’t yet been announced, but it’s possible they would happen just ahead of 2020 elections.
SANCTUARY ABUSE: An illegal alien who was arrested for theft in 2019 was released back into the community when the Chicago Police Department refused to honor an immigration detainer.
He’s in custody again, this time for allegedly sexually abusing a toddler.
NBC NEWS: [9:59] – Steve Hilton exposes how top dogs at NBC and its parent company enabled Harvey Weinstein’s rape and sexual abuse of women. When The New Yorker outed both Weinstein and NBC’s cover up, NBC lied. And lied. And lied.
ABC appears to be no better. ABC News anchor Amy Robach says she tried for three years to air her bombshell story about Jeffrey Epstein only to have the network keep squashing it until someone else broke it.
CLINTON EMAIL UPDATE: A federal judge on Monday ordered Hillary Clinton to appear for a deposition as part of a lawsuit filed by the watchdog group Judicial Watch, saying in a ruling that the former secretary of state’s written responses so far in the case have “left many more questions than answers” about her decision to use a private email system while in office.
Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton celebrated the decision in a statement. “Judicial Watch uncovered the Clinton email scandal and we’re pleased that the court authorized us to depose Mrs. Clinton directly on her email conduct and how it impacted the people’s ‘right to know’ under FOIA,” he said.
40 DAYS FOR LIFE: After just five days of peaceful vigil, we already know of 35 babies saved!
CALIFORNIA: Elected officials in California are suing about a controversial “gag law” that forbids them from criticizing labor unions.