* Guest: Terry Colafrancesco – Founder/Director of Caritas of Birmingham – A Friend of Medjugorje – MEJ.com.
* A federal government shutdown might seem like a great way to save money: When agencies aren’t open, they aren’t spending tax dollars – It Costs More Shut Down Than When It’s Open – NYT.
* Study: Border wall would pay for itself.
* Pentagon prepares border wall options – The money would come from the Pentagon’s budget for construction projects approved by Congress but not yet spent.
* Shutdown means food could be less safe, cost more.
* Fertility rate for white women plummets BELOW the limit needed to maintain the population in every US state.
* Up in 12 states for black women and up in 29 states for Hispanic women.
* The total fertility rate for the US was 16 percent below the level of a population to replace itself.
* In a preview for an upcoming episode of ‘Family Guy’ a Trump character Lusts After His Daughter’s ‘Beautiful Rack’.