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McMaster: U.S. Preparing For “Preventive War” With North Korea [VIDEO]

“What you’re asking is– is are we preparing plans for a preventive war, right? A war that would prevent North Korea from threatening the United States with a nuclear weapon. And the president’s been very clear about it. He said he’s not gonna tolerate North Korea being able to threaten the United States. So of course, we have to provide all options to do that. And that includes a military option.”

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“From Horrific To Catastrophic”: Court Ruling Sends Illinois Into Financial Abyss

“Friday’s ruling by the U.S. District Court takes the state’s finances from horrific to catastrophic,” Comptroller Susana Mendoza, a Democrat, said in an emailed statement after the ruling. “Ppayments to the state’s pension funds; state payroll including legislator pay; General State Aid to schools and payments to local governments will likely have to be cut.”

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“Now The Pain Begins”: S&P, Moody’s Cut Illinois To Near Junk, Lowest Ever Rating For A U.S. State

“We’re going to start to see some real pain now,” Senate President John Cullerton told reporters in Springfield on Wednesday after both S&P and Moody’s downgraded Illinois to just above junk, the lowest ever rating for a US state. “We’re going to start to see downgrades. We don’t have any funding for schools. We don’t have any funding for higher end and a bunch of social programs.”

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