Required Reading – July 10 Evening Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Campisi: Pelosi calls for Acosta to step down over Epstein case

“Senate Republicans have declined to criticize the Labor secretary or echo calls for him to resign or be fired by President Trump, instead noting that the 2008 plea deal between Acosta and Epstein was vetted as part of Acosta’s 2017 hearing for his nomination to Trump’s Cabinet.”

Read more at The Hill.

Bloom: REVEALED: Google’s ‘Respectful Code’ Policy To Edit Politically Incorrect Terms From Software, Including ‘Trumpssh’

“Google has undertaken a substantial program to ensure its code adheres to standards of political correctness. The “respectful code” policy, a copy of which was obtained by the Daily Caller, applies both to new code, and also includes an initiative to go back and edit old code that may include phrasing or words

deemed problematic by Google’s diversity and inclusion team.  […] The FAQ of the document also clarifies that this does not seem to be a program with well-defined procedures: . . .”

Read more at Daily Caller.

Saavedra: Trump Rips AOC’s Green New Deal: ‘Kill Millions Of Jobs, Crush Poorest Americans, Harm Minority Communities’

“Trump noted America’s successes in leading the world in carbon emissions reductions while other signatories on the Paris Climate Accord have failed to deliver results. ‘And today, the United States is ranked — listen to this — number one in the world for access to clean drinking water — ranked number one in the world,’ Trump said. ‘One of the main messages of air pollution — particulate matter — is six times lower here than the global average. So we hear so much about some countries and what everyone is doing. We’re six times lower than the average. That’s a tremendous number.'”

Read more at Daily Wire.

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