“I think that’s kind of getting back to our DNA. ...I think spending, entitlement reform, growth and the economy are all things that we’re going to have to be focused on next year and, yeah, I would expect you’ll hear a lot more about that,” said Sen. John ThuneJohn Randolph ThuneDemocrats brush off calls for Biden to play hardball on Cabinet picks Overnight Defense: Pentagon set for tighter virus restrictions as top officials tests positive | Military sees 11th COVID-19 death | House Democrats back Senate language on Confederate base names Trump keeps tight grip on GOP amid divisions MORE (R-S.D.), the No. 2 Senate Republican. … [Read more...] about Republicans ready to become deficit hawks again under a President Biden
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Hard to Believe focuses on the research of author and China analyst Ethan Gutmann, as well as a Canadian investigative team, international medical ethicists, and testimony from former Falun Gong prisoners. Gutmann, a former adjunct fellow at the conservative Foundation for Defense of Democracies who specializes in China and who was there as the crackdown occurred in the late ’90s, believes that between 500,000 and 1 million Falun Gong are in detention facilities at any given time. After interviewing former detainees, Gutmann estimates that 65,000 Falun Gong were allegedly killed for their organs between 2000 and 2008. … [Read more...] about Does China Harvest Organs From Living Prisoners?
"Consumers have shown they are excited about the holidays and are willing to spend on gifts that lift the spirits of family and friends after such a challenging year," NRF President Matthew Shay said in a statement. "We expect a strong finish to the holiday season, and will continue to work with municipal and state officials to keep retailers open and the economy moving forward at this critical time." … [Read more...] about Black Friday is different this year. But all is not lost for retailers
Kim Jong Un has said the congress, the first of its kind in four years, will set new state objectives for the next five years. In a highly unusual admission of its policy failure in August, the Workers’ Party said North Korea’s economy had not improved due to severe internal and external barriers and that its previous developmental goals had been seriously delayed. … [Read more...] about South Korea spy agency says North Korea locked down capital, killed people
Ha said the NIS told lawmakers that North Korea executed a high-profile money changer in Pyongyang last month after holding the person responsible for a falling exchange rate. He quoted the NIS as saying that North Korea also executed a key official in August for violating government regulations restricting goods brought from abroad. The two people weren't identified by name. … [Read more...] about South Korea Agency Says North Korea Executed People, Shut Capital