What We’re Reading July 1, 2016

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading, Thursday, July 1, 2016.

Former GOP Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie are being vetted for Donald Trump’s Vice Presidential picks.

Not surprisingly, the Department of Justice is protecting Hillary Clinton by asking for a delay in releasing Clinton Foundation emails. They don’t want to release them for another 27 months

Remember “Clock boy?” He’s back in Texas after living in Qatar for nine months. He was the kid who took apart an old clock and put it back together again, making it resemble a bomb. He ended up getting arrested. The media and the President immediately took his side, hailing him as a genius, hero, and martyr, and claimed he got in trouble because of racism and “Islamophobia.”

In spite of vetting concerns and a recent spree of terrorist attacks around the world, the United States apparently took in a record number of Syrian refugees during the month of June. 

Apparently, the Washington D.C. Monument is “full of Zika mosquitoes.”

Now, transgender people – those who “identify” as a different gender than they were born with – can now serve openly in the military. 

Former Facebook employee exposes the “KGB-like” culture at the social media network giant, including an “internal police force” that watched over everything workers did.

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