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Humoring the headlines: October 25, 2017

By Laurie Baron

Laurie Baron

SAN DIEGO-A federal judge ruled that the Justice Department cannot prevent an interned undocumented teen from having an abortion. Mike Pence has asked President Trump to issue an executive decree calling for the deportation of undocumented fetuses.

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Melania Trump visited a school in Michigan to denounce cyber bullying. When The President caught the tail end of a FOX News report about her speech, he immediately tweeted, “Immigrants to this country want to limit our right to free speech. Sad!”
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Senator Jeff Flake implored his Republican colleagues to stand up against President Trump’s lying, divisiveness, and recklessness. At that moment Mitch McConnell and most Republican senators took a knee.
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President Trump is expected to make his speech about Opioids this week. Some pundits predict he will admit that he is addicted to them to account for the way he has acted since assuming office.
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The Washington Post reported that Hillary Clinton financed the compilation of the dossier on Trump’s ties to Russia to prevent him from getting elected. In a related story Clinton is suing the research company that prepared the report for breach of contract.
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Baron is professor emeritus of history at San Diego State University. He may be contacted via [email protected]. San Diego Jewish World points out to new readers that this column is satire, and nothing herein should be taken literally.
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