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Tuesday September 17th 2019 Cokie Roberts dies, Snowden misses home

As Israel heads back to the polls, the Middle East inches closer to the ultimate showdown. Oil prices have stabilized as President Trump has exercised restraint in the wake of Iranian aggression in the Strait of Hormuz

Political pressure on Trump to condemn Iran and retaliate has been countered by those in the Alternate conservative new media urging restraint.

Crude oil is hovering just below $60 per barrel and markets seem skiddish.

Plus the desperate NYT-centric news media has now strayed from simply reporting fake news to making it up as a direct assault on Supreme Court JusticeBrett Kavanaugh.  Is it time for a concerted effort to sink the New York Times? Can legal action be taken against them?

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