Daily Show Prep: Friday, July 7


Bankrupt Illinois Slams Citizens With 32% Income Tax Hike, More to Come

As the state of Illinois edges near becoming the first U.S. state to ever be rated junk bond status, the Democrat-controlled legislature of the bankrupt state of Illinois has just voted to slam its citizens with a hefty 32 percent hike in state income taxes.

NYT Poll: Americans Agree with Mike Pence’s Rules About Dining with Women

After the pilloried Vice President over his principle about not eating alone with women other than his wife, it turns out that most Americans agree with him, according to a New York Times poll.

Ivanka Trump Targeted by Man Armed with Throwing Knives | TMZ.com

Law enforcement sources tell us agents busted Sixto Benitez Thursday at when his knives and vest set off a metal detector. Agents patted him down and removed the weapons. When he was taken into custody, we’re told he claimed to own and that he was a U.S. Senator there to see Ivanka.

86 Per Cent of Recently Tested ‘Underage’ Migrants in Sweden Are Actually Adults

The RMV released figures this week after medically testing 1,481 migrants to determine whether or not they had lied about being under the age of 18. Of the total number, it was revealed that 1,215, or 86 per cent, of the individuals tested were adults.

Deliveryman Can’t Work After Noose Prank | The Daily Caller

“There’s no reason for this man to quit his job besides the reason that suing is easier than working,” Kuby said.

Uncovering the Russia ties of Hillary’s campaign chief | New York Post

On Jan. 18, 2011, a small green-energy company named Joule Unlimited announced Podesta’s appointment to its board. Months later, Rusnano, a Kremlin-backed investment fund founded by , pumped $35 million into Joule. Serving alongside Podesta on Joule’s board were senior Russian official Anatoly Chubais and oligarch Ruben Vardanyan, who has been appointed by Putin to a Russian economic modernization council.

Hour 2

Study Targets Adjusted Climate Data | The Daily Caller

A new study found adjustments made to global surface temperature readings by scientists in recent years “are totally inconsistent with published and credible U.S. and other temperature data.”

FLASHBACK: Climategate, the sequel: How we are STILL being tricked with flawed data on global warming – Telegraph

Homewood was then able to check Giss’s figures against the original data from which they were derived, he found that they had been altered. Far from the new graph showing any rise, it showed temperatures in fact having declined over those 65 years by a full degree. When he did the same for the other two stations, he found the same. In each case, the original data showed not a rise but a decline.

‘Scientist’ Michael Mann Commits Contempt of Court in ‘Climate Science Trial of the Century’

Now, Dr. Michael “Hockey Stick” Mann committed contempt of court in what is being dubbed the “climate trial of the century”. Dr. Mann defied the judge presiding over the case and refused to surrender his data for “open court examination”.

Polish Prez Debunks Fake CNN Report That His Wife Snubbed Trump’s Handshake: ‘Let’s FIGHT FAKE NEWS’

Poland’s President slammed “” reports — fueled by a deceptively edited video, shared by CNN’s — that his wife, Agata Kornhauser-Duda, intentionally snubbed by refusing to shake his hand during his visit to Poland on Thursday.

Gorka: ‘Stunning’ That Polish President Had to Correct Fake News About Trump Handshake

“It demonstrates the clutching at straws, the desperation of the mainstream media complex,” Gorka said. “The president, our president, was absolutely right. He Tweeted a few hours ago that the Fake News media will never cover him accurately, but then he added, ‘Who cares? We will continue to .’”

Hour 3

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