Immigrants Change Cultures — Whether New Yorkers in Florida or Latinos in America – Dennis Prager

The most frequently used description of America by those who advocate for large numbers of immigrants — those here legally or illegally — is “America is a nation of immigrants.” The statement sounds meaningful. But in reality, it’s meaningless. via Pocket
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Anti-Semitism Creeps Back – Bill Murchison

And what to my wondering eyes should appear, at the General Convention of the Episcopal Church this month, but a heap of painful evidence that the foreign policy of the United States isn’t in disarray solely because of Donald Trump. via Pocket
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Is Jonah Goldberg Turning Into a Libertarian? It Sure Sounds Like It. – Reason.com

In his new book, Suicide of the West, National Review’s Jonah Goldberg talks about what he calls “the Miracle”—the immense and ongoing increase in human wealth, health, freedom, and longevity ushered in by the Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution. via Pocket
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In other news: Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page testified again Monday, was ‘very forthcoming’ – twitchy.com

While the Helsinki summit is dominating the headlines today, it’s important to remember that former FBI lawyer Lisa Page returned to the Capitol Monday after testifying for around five hours on Friday. via Pocket
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U.S. Army to introduce new physical fitness test – UPI.com

July 11 (UPI) — The U.S. Army is introducing an extensive overhaul of its physical fitness test that, with minor changes, has mostly been the same since 1980. via Pocket
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Scientists just found £150,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 of diamonds on Earth | Metro News

Don’t tell the Hatton Garden gang: scientists just unearthed an eye-watering hoard of diamonds, so valuable it would completely destroy the world’s economy. The scientists reckon there’s a quadrillion tonnes of diamond buried in the ‘cratonic roots’ in continents. via Pocket
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More predictions that Trump White House chief John Kelly is leaving

You’ve heard them for months, the rumors that overworked White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is going to step aside, maybe to be replaced by budget boss Mick Mulvaney. via Pocket
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Trump calls off Cold War II

Beginning his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have “never been worse.” It certainly did. With his remarks in Helsinki and at the NATO summit in Brussels, Trump has signaled a historic shift in U.S. via Pocket
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National Guard deployment led to more than 10,000 arrests of illegal immigrants, says CBP

The National Guard’s deployment to the southwest border in mid-April has led to an additional 10,805 “deportable alien arrests” of people who illegally entered the United States from Mexico, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokeswoman said Monday. via Pocket
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Once Again, President Trump Is Magnificently Right—This Time About Russia | Spengler

President Trump offended the entire political spectrum with a tweet this morning blaming the US for poor relations with Russia. “Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity,” the president said, and he is entirely correct. via Pocket
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