What We’re Reading July 7, 2016

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading, Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Donald Trump exceeded expectations with his fundraising. Apparently, he raised over $50 million in June.

Speaking of Trump and expectations, are we expected to think he’s chosen Newt Gingrich as his running mate? Trump brought Newt along with him to a campaign fundraiser in Ohio.

“Anti-war” Obama can’t end the Afghan War that he promised to end years ago.

Actor Matt Damon says he wished the U.S. had Australian-style gun control laws.

FBI Director James Comey is supposed to be meeting before lawmakers sometime today to explain his decision not to press charges against Hillary Clinton.

Karl Rove explains why Hillary’s email scandal isn’t going away anytime soon.

Prominent creationist Ken Ham’s Noah’s Ark theme park is set to open today in Kentucky.

One of Thomas Jefferson’s letters was found in someone’s attic. “A family in Mississippi discovered a rare letter from founding father Thomas Jefferson in a box of heirlooms, written to their ancestor, U.S. Ambassador to France William Crawford.” In the letter, Jefferson gives his thoughts on the War of 1812, and compares it to the War for Independence.

The new “Iron Man” is a black woman.

NASA’s spacecraft Juno has just now started orbiting Jupiter after its over-a-decade trek across the solar system.



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