Joshua Mercer

November 2, 2018

LOOP: First troops arrive at U.S.-Mexico border

  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 TROOPS AT BORDER  The first 100 active-duty troops arrived at the U.S.-Mexican border at the port of entry in McAllen, Texas. The
November 1, 2018

LOOP: Wages rise the fastest in a decade

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 – SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS WAGES JUMP   Wages and salaries rose 3.1% in the third quarter — the highest increase in a decade.
October 31, 2018

LOOP: Trump wants to end birthright citizenship by executive order

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP  President Trump wants to use an executive order to end birthright citizenship for children of non-American citizens who are born on
October 30, 2018

LOOP: Media pundits blame Trump for synagogue shooting

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30 MEDIA BLAMES TRUMP  News commentators and pundits claim that President Trump’s harsh rhetoric was a major factor that lead to the Pittsburgh synagogue
October 29, 2018

LOOP: Death penalty sought for Pittsburgh shooter

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29 PITTSBURGH SHOOTING  The U.S. Attorney’s office will pursue the death penalty for the man who murdered 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh
October 26, 2018

LOOP: Trump warns caravan to turn around

  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 TRUMP TO CARAVAN: TURN AROUND  President Trump told people in the migrant caravan to turn around and U.S. troops planned to move
October 25, 2018

LOOP: Potentially explosive devices sent to several Democrats

    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25 STOCKS SLIDE  The stock market’s October sell-off has now erased all of Dow Jones and S&P gains from 2018. Nasdaq fell
October 24, 2018

LOOP: Trump cites Obama to support his immigration stance

  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 EDITOR’S NOTE  In Monday’s Loop, we stated that Dean William Rainford was fired from the Catholic University of America. That is incorrect.
October 23, 2018

LOOP: Democrats tamper down expectations of a “blue wave”

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 DEMS LOWER EXPECTATIONS  Just two weeks until the midterm elections, and Democrats are trying to tamper expectations of a “blue wave.” DNC Chairman