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Virgil: The Washington Post, and Axios, Follow in the Footsteps of Breitbart News

The headline in Axios on August 8 demanded attention: “Sputnik moment for U.S. military.”  For his part, Virgil paid particularly close attention, since he published a piece with virtually the same headline, for Breitbart News, back on September 16, 2017: “The Threat from China — America’s New ‘Sputnik Moment.’” 

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters about the massive government spending bill moving through Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Run for Re-Election

“This morning Speaker Ryan shared with his colleagues that this will be his last year as a member of the House,” Buck said in a statement to reporters. He confirmed that Ryan would serve out his full term and retire in January.

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EXCLUSIVE – Jackie Mason: Joy Behar ‘Talks to the Devil’

Legendary standup comic Jackie Mason weighed in on the ongoing controversy surrounding fellow comic Joy Behar’s mocking of Vice President Mike Pence’s religious convictions, with Mason exclaiming that Behar is not only “vulgar” and “crude,” but that she “talks to the devil.”

Iranian students protest at the University of Tehran during a demonstration driven by anger over economic problems, in the capital Tehran on December 30, 2017. Students protested in a third day of demonstrations sparked by anger over Iran's economic problems, videos on social media showed, but were outnumbered by counter-demonstrators. …

Leaked Israeli Intelligence Report: Iran Protests No Threat to Regime — Yet

An Israeli intelligence report that was provided to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Cabinet, and which has leaked to the media, suggests that the Iranian regime was taken by surprise by the ongoing wave of protests, but is not in danger of collapse — at least, not yet.