|“Immigrants soon find their place in urban
life, they soon adopt, externally, town manners and opinions, but for a
long time they remain foreign to civic thought. One cannot make a
social philosophy one’s own as easily as a new costume. . . More
menacing than barbarians storming the walls from without are the
seeming citizens within – those who are citizens in gesture,
—Ludwig von Mises, Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis, p. 38 (1922)
The Rare Republican Opportunity to Make Democrats
Own the Socialist Brand
Every Democratic senator and representative has already voted for the outline of Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders' $3.5 trillion Big Government Socialist bill. No matter what lies they tell back home about being moderates, their names are right there on pages S6237 (Aug. 10) and H4371 (Aug. 24) of the Congressional Record. When it mattered there were no moderate Democrats. The only Democrats serving in Congress were unanimously willing to vote for Big Government Socialism.
President Donald John Trump rung in the new year in 2020 by killing Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran's terrorism division. Boy was Biden mad. Biden said, "Trump has no strategy here. No endgame. The only way out of this crisis is through diplomacy – clear-eyed, hard-nosed diplomacy grounded in strategy, that's not about one-off decisions or one-upmanship. We need diplomacy that is designed to de-escalate the crisis, protect our people and secure our regional interests – including our counter-ISIS campaign." Of course, there was no escalation.
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Week ending 19 September 2021
|Trump On Whether He Will Run for President In 2024:|
'I Don't Think We're Going to Have a Choice'
Former President Trump, teasing his plans for 2024, told Fox News that the country is "getting to a point where we really have no choice" but for him to run for president again. Trump went on to bill the Biden administration's withdrawal of U.S. military assets from Afghanistan as the "greatest embarrassment in the history of our country." "When you look at Afghanistan and what happened, and the death for no reason, just for no reason," Trump said, adding that military "parents – they want to speak with me – they don't want to speak with Biden." "They're just devastated," he said.
|Texas Rep. Pfluger Visits Del Rio Migrant Camp
As Numbers Spike, Warns ‘worst is yet to come’
Rep. August Pfluger, R-Texas, on Saturday spoke to Fox News as he visited the site of the migrant surge in Del Rio, Texas, saying that the number of predominantly Haitian migrants camping there in squalid conditions is approaching 15,000 – and warning the situation could get much worse. "Speaking to Border Patrol agents, the worst is yet to come, they’re worried about what is behind here, they’re worried about co-ordination with Mexico," he told Fox News from Del Rio.
|Del Rio video reveals true nature of migrant surge|
|Why the U.S. Should Offer to
Buy France's Submarines for Vietnam
The United States would achieve three objectives by purchasing a number of Shortfin Barracuda submarines from France and then giving them to Vietnam. First, the Biden administration would repair relations with America's oldest ally. Second, it would supply a rising security partner with newly potent means of challenging China's imperialism. Third, it would test President Emmanuel Macron's commitment to international security in the South China Sea.
|What the Right Needs Now is the Courage to
Fight Even if it Costs Us
We live in a time when people act like stating one's sexual preferences or whatever pronouns they're using this week is courageous. I prefer David Azerrad's definition that courage is the "Bold and principled defiance of the lies of the age." The conservative establishment, its politicians, and its media, don't lack ideas or people. But too many of its leaders do lack determination and endurance and fearlessness. The people can tell. As it is said, "Men don't follow titles, they follow courage."
|NBC's Chuck Todd Says Biden Has 'a pretty big credibility crisis'
After Weekend Setbacks
NBC host Chuck Todd had some scathing criticism for President Joe Biden after a series of repeated setbacks over the weekend. Todd appeared as a guest on NBC’s "Sunday Today with Willie Geist" to discuss Biden’s repeated political failings including the failed Kabul drone strike, France’s recalling of its U.S. ambassadors, and the FDA’s rejection of booster shots for COVID-19 for people under 65. Since Biden is planning to speak to the United Nations on Tuesday, Geist questioned what people should expect from the president.
|U.S. Touts New Project to Bolster Tajik-Afghan Border, as
Biden Abandons U.S. Border Wall
While the Biden administration halted construction of the border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the United States is funding border security efforts for Tajikistan, a former Soviet republic trying to keep Afghan insurgents and refugees out... While the announcement was largely overlooked by the U.S. media, Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) warned in August that it was "preposterous" for American tax dollars to be spent securing a foreign country's border while the U.S. southern border remained wide open.
|As Biden Says Islam is Peaceful, D.C. Imam Calls for Jihad|
No sooner has Joe Biden reminded us that Islam is a peaceful religion than a Washington, D.C.-area imam comes along to spoil the love fest. Dr. Sulayman Ali Hassan preached a sermon recently at the Shahe Najaf Islamic Center in the D.C. suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, in which he makes it clear that jihad is an obligation on all Muslims and that it has a violent component. In his sermon, he declared that "Islam has emphasized that we should all be mujahid." A mujahid is a warrior of jihad, or a jihadi.
|Robin Hood In Reverse? Democrats Plan $12,500 Tax Credits for
Pricey Electric Car Purchases
House Republicans are arguing against a Democratic proposal to increase the $7,500 taxpayer-funded credit for electric car purchases to as much as $12,500, arguing that it would disproportionately help wealthy Americans who can afford to buy pricey electric vehicles. Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee have proposed increasing the credit as part of their party's filibuster-proof $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill, which includes new social programs and billions for electric vehicle infrastructure.
|Armed Person Detained at J6 Rally is Undercover Agent,
Pulls Out Badge
There was a heavy police presence at the U.S. Capitol on Saturday in anticipation of a rally in support of the January 6 political prisoners. Demonstrators will show support for the January 6 political prisoners on Saturday. Hundreds of non-violent Trump supporters are currently in jail awaiting trial for walking through the Capitol on January 6. But it was all a set up.
|Genealogists Find Evidence of Biden's Ancestors Owning Slaves
Genealogists have reportedly found evidence that President Biden's paternal colonial ancestors owned slaves. The reported finding, detailed in an adapted excerpt from Politico correspondent Ben Schreckinger's upcoming book "The Bidens: Inside the First Family's Fifty-Year Rise to Power," was recently discovered by Alexander Bannerman, a genealogist in West Virginia, and lineage expert Gary Boyd Roberts.
|Come on, man!|
|They Knew: Internal Facebook Data Shows
Company Has Known for Years That Instagram Harms Teens
As a mother of teen girls, one of my greatest concerns in 2021 is how to keep them from becoming obsessed with social media. I've always suspected that it's dangerous for them, but now there's proof – and it comes from Facebook's own internal data.
|Dems Support Florida Landowner Evicting Unvaccinated Tenants
After months of pushing to halt evictions for tenants hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, progressives have found themselves on the side of the landlord when it comes to vaccine mandates. Occupy Democrats, a progressive activist group, raised eyebrows last week after tweeting support for landlords who are evicting unvaccinated tenants.
|San Francisco Mayor Defiant After Caught Maskless In Nightclub
Despite Mandate: Don’t Need 'fun police’
San Francisco Mayor London Breed remained steadfastly defiant about her behavior Friday after she was photographed at a city jazz club dancing and singing without a mask on earlier this week despite a city mandate. "The fact that this is even a story is sad," she said. But Breed’s own city ordinance, one of the strictest in the country, requires masks indoors, vaccinated or not, unless the person is actively eating or drinking.
|Masks for thee but none for me|
|Kamala Harris Questioned After Announcing
Steps for 'protecting the vaccinated': 'Doesn't the Vax Do That?'
Vice President Kamala Harris raised eyebrows on Sunday with her tweet urging Americans to help protect already vaccinated people in order to end the COVID-19 pandemic. "By vaccinating the unvaccinated, increasing our testing and masking, and protecting the vaccinated, we can end this pandemic. That's exactly what we are committed to doing," Harris tweeted.
|FDR's Policies Prolonged Depression by 7 Years,
UCLA Economists Calculate
Two UCLA economists say they have figured out why the Great Depression dragged on for almost 15 years, and they blame a suspect previously thought to be beyond reproach: President Franklin D. Roosevelt. After scrutinizing Roosevelt's record for four years, Harold L. Cole and Lee E. Ohanian conclude in a new study that New Deal policies signed into law 71 years ago thwarted economic recovery for seven long years.
|Hillsdale College Launches '1776
Promoting 'Honest History' in K-12 Classrooms
The Hillsdale 1776 Curriculum, according to the school's website, provides an entire lesson plan that covers the American founding and the Civil War for students in kindergarten to grade 12, as well as complete civics and government courses for middle and high school students. It also contains homework assignments, quizzes, tests, study guides, and supplementary primary and secondary resource recommendations for teacher and student use.
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|Rewriting the History of 9/11? |
Some Schools Are Trying
Any American older than a certain age can remember 9/11 well. We can remember exactly where we were when we first heard the news of the attack, those who were there remember the sights, sounds, and smells of the attack. But now there are many Americans who have grown up without a real understanding of what happened that day. And some educators have chosen to discuss 9/11 while leaving out the Islamic connection to it.
|High School Cancels 9/11 Tribute|
|Republican Senator Demands National Archives Stop |
Putting Warning Labels on Founding Documents
Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., sent a letter to National Archives and Records Administration archivist David Ferriero outlining his concern about the "blanket application" of a "Harmful Language Alert" on the nation's pillar documents. "Most disturbing is use of the alert for our nation's founding documents, including the Constitution, Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights," Lankford wrote in the letter exclusively obtained by Fox News. "It should be removed immediately."
|White Scholar Apologizes for Her 'innate racism,'|
Asks White Students to Join Her
Crystal Duncan Lane, a faculty member in the Department of Human Development and Family Science, made the comments on her Human Development 1134 syllabus. "I am a Caucasian cisgender female and first-generation college student from Appalachia who is of Scottish, British, and Norwegian heritage. I am married to a cisgender male, and we are middle class. While I did not 'ask' for the many privileges in my life: I have benefited from them and will continue to benefit from them whether I like it or not," reads the syllabus.
|Two Far-Left Activists Convicted of Interfering with |
Track Control Systems in Washington
Last year I wrote about two far-left activists who had been caught tampering with train tracks near Bellingham, Washington. Samantha Frances Brooks, 24, and Ellen Brennan Reiche, 28, were caught placing what is called a shunt on the tracks. They were caught red handed. Brooks pleaded guilty on July 9 of this year and Reiche, who was a former field organizer for Washington state Democrats, was tried and found guilty by a jury last week.
|REAL domestic terrorism seems to come from the left|
|Bombshell! Hard Evidence That Hospitals
Are Lying About Being Overrun
Thank God that we are seeing so many whistleblowers coming forward lately exposing the doctors, the hospital practices, and so much more. One recent whistleblower, Josh Snider, has come forward to expose how hospitals are lying about the virus.
|Bill Maher Blasts 'Snitch Nation':
Everyone's 'an amateur secret policeman' and 'tattling is a virtue'
"Real Time" host Bill Maher closed his show Friday night by slamming "Snitch Nation," which he claims has taken America by storm. Maher began the monologue by calling out the Texas abortion law that allows citizens to sue anyone who aides a pregnancy termination beyond six weeks into the pregnancy and be rewarded at least $10,000, saying "no cash prizes for snitching."
|Women Make Up Nearly 50% of New Gun Buyers
Women have bought almost half of all guns purchased since the beginning of 2019, reported The Wall Street Journal on Sept. 16. Preliminary results of the 2021 National Firearms Survey, obtained exclusively by The Journal, found that about 3.5 million women became new gun owners between January 2019 and April 2021.
|Washington State Driver, 15, 'bumped,' Killed Jogger
Then Laughed About It: Thrill-kill
A 15-year-old Washington state girl killed a jogger when she intentionally rammed him with a borrowed car, sped off – then later laughed about it with a friend, reports said. Kasama Smith took her godmother's car without permission and was doing 50 mph – 15 miles over the posted speed limit – when she plowed into 53-year-old Greg Moore on a Maple Valley street, according to the charges against her.
|Will a lenient DA plead this down?|
Week ending 12 September 2021
|Lies, Omissions and
False Fact Checks – a Banner Week for
NY Post Editorial Board
Last week, USA Today decided to fact check reality. Presented with a photo of President Biden checking his watch during the return of dead US service members to American soil, reporter Daniel Funke said that was "wrong." Don't believe your lying eyes. Then, calamity. Pictures revealed that Biden checked his watch at least three times. Funke was forced to fact check his fact check, which he did grudgingly as a "clarification."
|Condi Rice Hits Basic
Flaws In Biden Withdrawal:
Why Not Wait Until Winter? Why Telegraph 'Out' Date
Rice, who said she disagreed with the decision to pull out troops from the region, slammed President Joe Biden for basic flaws in the withdrawal. "I think it would have been wise to hang on to Bagram [airbase] – maybe even some of our other seven airfields that we had there, so that transport of people out could have been slower, more orderly, could have taken place from more secure locations," she continued.
|Vaccines Effective Against Delta
Moderna Best at 95%, J&J Least at 60%
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at preventing hospitalizations and emergency department visits caused by the Delta variant, according to data from a national study. That data also indicate that Moderna's vaccine is significantly more effective against Delta than Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson. "These real-world data show that vaccines remain highly effective at reducing COVID-19 related hospitalizations and emergency department visits, even in the presence of the new COVID-19 variant," said study author:
|CDC Changes Definition of Vaccine
So It Can't Be
'Interpreted to Mean That Vaccines are 100% Effective'
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently revised its definition for vaccine and vaccination on one of its web pages, saying that the new definition is "more transparent" and can't be misinterpreted. "While there have been slight changes in wording over time to the definition of 'vaccine' on CDC's website, those haven't impacted the overall definition," a CDC spokesperson told The Epoch Times via email.
|The WHO changes herd immunity def also|
|Fauci Lied: Documents Showcase
Coronavirus Research at Wuhan Lab
The Intercept obtained over 900 pages about EcoHealth Alliance's U.S.-funded coronavirus research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. The documents detail two unpublished proposals funded by Dr. Anthony Fauci's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and updates to EcoHealth Alliance's research. You will see why the left and Fauci owe Sen. Rand Paul a ton of apologies.
NIH Funded Wuhan Virus Gain-of-Function Research
New documents on NIH-funded Wuhan virus gain-of-function research obtained by FOIA may indicate that Dr. Anthony Fauci has not been completely forthcoming with his knowledge of the origins of COVID-19. The 900-plus page document, containing two separate research grants, is connected "with ongoing Freedom of Information Act litigation by The Intercept against the National Institutes of Health" was released to the public on Sept. 6.
|Biden Droned the Wrong Guy,
Innocent Aid Worker Killed in Kabul Strike: NYT
A U.S. airstrike in Kabul against a supposed Islamic State bomber actually killed an innocent man who worked for a U.S. aid group and his family, according to newly published testimony and footage – raising the specter that the Pentagon lied to the public about the strike. The reported case of mistaken identity also further tars President Biden for his chaotic pullout of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, which left behind hundreds of U.S. citizens and thousands of at-risk Afghans.
|Breaking from 'Presidential Norms',
Biden Demands of
Trump's Military Board Appointees Resign or Be Dismissed
The Biden administration has asked 12 officials appointed to military service academy advisory boards by former President Donald Trump to resign or be dismissed. The officials asked to resign include prominent former Trump officials like former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, former senior counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway and former national security adviser H.R. McMaster. "It certainly seems petty and political, if not personal", said Kellyanne Conway.
|Chaotic Afghanistan Pullout
Puts Important Relationship With India in Peril
Gordon G. Chang
If Washington is going to deter a militant China, it needs the support of democratic India. Unfortunately, India looks like the country most immediately – and perhaps most adversely – affected by the Biden-created debacle. As a result, New Delhi could decide to side not with America but with a Chinese ally, Moscow. New Delhi was one of the staunchest supporters of the American-backed Afghan government and was working alongside Washington in the war against the Taliban and other insurgents.
|It's Time to Leave the Democrat
Anti-American, Bad Intentions & Incompetence
Democrat Disarray & Abandon: Millions of ordinary American Democrats are now undoubtedly finally seeing the light, and by effect of disgust, or simply feeling disfellowshipped, are leaving the Democrat Party. For example, many spontaneous protests are occurring across the US during football games, with many fans loudly shouting "F*** Biden", etc.
|Texas's Anti-Abortion Strategy
Invented by Leftists
Wesley J. Smith
I'm not particularly comfortable with private citizens being authorized by law to act as a civil litigation posse to enforce state public policies. But please, leftists, spare me all the gnashing of teeth. What goes around, comes around. You devised this innovative advocacy tactic. You shouldn't be surprised that social conservatives also understand its powerful potential and have acted accordingly.
|Rachel Maddow, Liberal Media
Figures Slammed for
'taking the bait' on False Story About Ivermectin Overdoses
A number of mainstream media figures and outlets appear to have been fooled by a false story that some Oklahoma hospitals were overwhelmed with patients having overdosed on the drug ivermectin, a parasite-fighting medication that can also be sold over the counter as a veterinary drug. The story, which was originally reported at Oklahoma's KFOR-TV news, quoted testimony from Dr. Jason McElyea claiming that hospitals in a rural part of Oklahoma were being overrun with patients overdosing on the drug, causing gunshot victims to having to wait to be treated.
and Lies Are Not a Plan
Who doesn't want misleading Twitter snark from their supposedly serious government agencies? The FDA knows perfectly well that Ivermectin is not just horse or cow medicine – the agency itself approved it for human use, just not for COVID. (Take it from me, it's a miracle when head lice is going around your kids' school.)
|No, Emergency Rooms Aren't
Filling Up with People OD'ing on Horse Paste
Over the weekend, there was another COVID-related hoax. This time it wasn't about people supposedly eating fish-tank cleaner. It was about people supposedly overdosing on horse medicine. It started with [a] Rolling Stone story.
|Some FDA-Approved Drugs Could Be
Treat People Infected with COVID-19
Despite the development of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, effective therapeutics are needed until worldwide immunity has been achieved. A study published in PLOS Pathogens by Adam Pickard and Karl Kadler at University of Manchester, United Kingdom, and colleagues suggests that some FDA-approved drugs could be safely repurposed to treat COVID-19 infections.
|Like Chloroquine and Ivermectin?|
|Medicine That Treats Gout Could
Also Battle COVID-19
Published in Nature's Scientific Reports, the study found that probenecid has broad antiviral properties, making it a prime candidate to combat not only SARS-CoV-2 infection but also other common and deadly respiratory viruses like RSV and flu. Probenecid is an FDA-approved medication that's primarily used to treat gout, and it's already widely available in the U.S. The drug has been on the market for over 40 years and has minimal side effects.
|New Video Emerges As a Recalled
Bursts Into Flames in a Parking Lot Overnight
New footage of a burning Bolt EV added more fuel to Chevy's raging battery fire saga this week. The all-electric vehicle was unplugged and off when the fire broke out. The fireball comes after Chevy expanded its recall of Bolts to include EVERY model year earlier this month. The initial recall in November occurred after several reports of battery fires… GM is halting recalls and repairs as its supplier CANNOT GUARANTEE DEFECT-FREE REPLACEMENT BATTERIES.
|Until 2023? Parts Shortage Will
Keep Auto Prices Sky-High
Back in the spring, a shortage of computer chips that had sent auto prices soaring appeared, finally, to be easing. Some relief for consumers seemed to be in sight. That hope has now dimmed. A surge in COVID-19 cases from the Delta variant in several Asian countries that are the main producers of auto-grade chips is worsening the supply shortage.
|Experts Offer 'weak' Support for
Marijuana to Treat Chronic Pain
Non-inhaled medical marijuana and its derivatives offer few benefits in treating chronic pain, leading a panel of experts to offer a "weak" recommendation for its use for the condition in an article published Wednesday by BMJ. In more than 100 studies, marijuana-based pain treatments provided little or no improvement in patient self-reported pain intensity, physical functioning and sleep quality, the researchers said.
|Grateful Migrants in Pennsylvania
Send Thousands of Dollars to ISIS
Old Joe Biden's handlers are in the process of bringing 94,000 Afghan refugees into the UnitedStates, and really, only a racist ... could possibly object to such a grand humanitarian gesture, right? Yet a migrant couple in Pennsylvania illustrated there is ample reason to temper our enthusiasm over Old Joe's welcome mat: Shahidul Gaffar, a naturalized citizen, and his wife, Nabila Khan, a legal permanent resident, both from Bangladesh, were sentenced to federal prison for sending nearly $5,600 to Khan's brothers, who happen to be Islamic State (ISIS) jihadis.
|Minnesota Man Freed By Kamala
Harris-Supported Bail Fund
Now Charged With Murder
A bail fund backed by Vice President Kamala Harris helped free an alleged domestic abuser who is now accused of murder. George Howard, 48, allegedly became involved in a road rage altercation on an Interstate 94 entrance ramp before he shot another driver, according to Minneapolis police – weeks after bailing out on domestic assault charges.
|Arizona Vote Canvass Update:
299,493 Votes Impacted
The Maricopa County canvassing results are now published. Biden allegedly won by 10,457 votes in Arizona, yet, the report shows 173,104 "lost votes" and "96,389" ghost votes. According to Harris, their canvass is a low-end, conservative estimate of the votes impacted; 299,493 impacted votes or 1/7th of the 2.089mm total in Maricopa County.
|Missing Vet's Body Was Found In
VA Facility a Month After He Disappeared
The decaying body of an Army veteran went undiscovered at a Massachusetts facility for a month – because no one bothered to look in an emergency exit stairwell, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. A 45-page report released Thursday detailed the disappearance and death of Timothy White, 62, whose "significantly decayed" corpse was discovered in June 2020 in a stairwell at the Bedford Veterans Quarters in Massachusetts.
|You can trust the government to take care of you|
|'She does more for America':
$200 Million for Park In Pelosi's District
House Democrats rebuffed Republican efforts Thursday to remove $200 million for the Presidio in the San Francisco district of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, with one lawmaker declaring that she deserved "a little bit more" because of her hard work. Rep. Steve Cohen, Tennessee Democrat, admitted during the House Natural Resources Committee's mark-up session that it sometimes seems that "Speaker Pelosi gets maybe a little bit more, and some of the leaders get a little bit more on some of these bills." "Well, the truth is, they should," said Mr. Cohen.
|City Student Passes 3 Classes In
Ranks Near Top Half of Class with 0.13 GPA
A shocking discovery out of a Baltimore City high school, where Project Baltimore has found hundreds of students are failing. It's a school where a student who passed three classes in four years, ranks near the top half of his class with a 0.13 grade point average. Tiffany France thought her son would receive his diploma this coming June. But after four years of high school, France just learned, her 17-year-old must start over. He's been moved back to ninth grade.
|Young Communist Unsettled to Find
Hammer, Sickle Represent Physical Labor
According to sources, local high-school senior and avowed radical communist Kazden McChitterly is "a bit unsettled" after discovering the hammer and sickle from the insignia he proudly wears on his t-shirts and knit hats represents hard physical labor. "Wait – that's an actual hammer? Like the kind you swing?" said McChitterly nervously. "Like – you have to use it while doing really difficult work? I don't know about this." Witnesses say he grew even more uncomfortable when he found out about the sickle. [this is satire]
Week ending 5 September 2021
|Fire the Military and
Who Bungled Afghanistan – Now
Glenn H. Reynolds
To begin with, Milley must resign or be fired. And the same for our triple-masking defense secretary, Lloyd Austin. This was a failure that happened on their watch, and it happened through bad management. They may feel that firing is unfair, but they'd be getting off light by the standards of military history: In the 18th century, the British executed an admiral, John Byng, for failing to "do his utmost" in combat. It was harsh, but the Royal Navy became more aggressive.
|Cui Bono? Who Benefits
from the Afghanistan Withdrawal?
How does a leader decide what to do? The most logical response is: "Cui bono?" – "Who benefits?" – from the decision. If some policy benefits your country most, you should, within moral bounds, pursue it. If your enemies benefit most, you should avoid it. I'd be curious to learn what answer proponents of America leaving Afghanistan – conservative or liberal – would give to the question, "Cui bono?"
|State Dept Blocking Private Rescue
Flights from Leaving Afghanistan, Organizers Say: 'Blood Is On Their
FIRST ON FOX: Americans engaged in the rescue of U.S. citizens, SIVs and green card holders left behind by President Biden in Afghanistan are horrified by what they describe as inexplicable delays from the State Department that are preventing evacuation flights from leaving the country. The State Department's delays are recklessly endangering American lives, three different individuals involved in the private evacuation effort told Fox News. Rick Clay, who runs the private rescue group PlanB, told Fox News that the State Department is the only thing preventing the flights he's organizing from leaving Afghanistan.
|Grenell on Afghan Withdrawal,
'Washington DC's Politics Has Literally Killed Americans'
Former Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell claimed Thursday the self-preservationist politics of the federal bureaucracy is directly at fault for the deaths of Americans. "I am not surprised that Washington, D.C. is lying to us again. Unfortunately, Tammy, we have a situation where Washington, D.C.'s politics has literally killed Americans. And while this can go on in Washington and those in Washington can paper it over and try to spin that they got 90% of Americans out of Afghanistan. The rest of us outside of Washington are saying 'we have never seen a situation where Washington, D.C. politicians are proud of 90%'," he said.
|State Department Decision to
Abolish Crisis Response Bureau
'Mucked Up' Afghanistan Exit, Report Says
The State Department's decision to abolish a crisis response bureau, as first reported by the Washington Free Beacon, "mucked up America's exit from Afghanistan" and prompted the resignation of the department's top physician, according to a new report in Vanity Fair. The Free Beacon reported earlier this month that the State Department moved in June to dissolve the Contingency and Crisis Response Bureau, a Trump-era project that was meant to coordinate the evacuation of Americans from hotspots overseas.
|'A Big, Big Miss':
August Jobs Report Records Slowest Growth Since Biden Took Office
The U.S. economy floundered last month as job growth fell sharply and missed economists' expectations by nearly half-a-million new jobs. The economy added 235,000 jobs in August, far below economists' predictions of 720,000 and a sharp drop in job growth from the previous two months when the economy added 962,000 jobs in June and another 1.1 million in July, according to Department of Labor data released Friday.
|Why I Won't Support Spending
Another $3.5 Trillion
The nation faces an unprecedented array of challenges and will inevitably encounter additional crises in the future. Yet some in Congress have a strange belief there is an infinite supply of money to deal with any current or future crisis, and that spending trillions upon trillions will have no negative consequence for the future. I disagree.
Joe Manchin is Singlehandedly
Destroying Biden's Presidency. Thank God.
The face of West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin is almost certainly haunting Joe Biden's dreams these days. Manchin has become the Democrats' ghost in the machine, disrupting and destroying their plans to spend America into penury and transform society into something strangely alien to most Americans' idea of freedom.
|NY Times Changes
Biden Headline That Claimed
'not everyone wants to hear about' His Late Son Beau
The original headline: "Biden, Still Grieving His Son, Finds That Not Everyone Wants to Hear About It," prompted a backlash on Twitter from Biden supporters. "OMG what is wrong with the New York Times," one person wrote. Much of the substance of the article focused on the Gold Star families who met with Biden at Dover Air Force Base, some blaming him for the deadly bombing that occurred during the U.S.'s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, others saying he appeared "distant" or focused more on Beau's 2015 death from brain cancer than their loved one's loss in the attack.
|Biden's Shameless Exploitation of
His Dead Son
As bad as you think Joe Biden may be, he's even worse.
After getting 13 American military personnel killed in Kabul, Biden met with family members and, instead of listening to their pain and apologizing for his actions, lectured them about his son. Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, the scion of the family who took up the family business, figured large in his father's speeches defending his disastrous retreat in Afghanistan. It was the same stump speech that Biden had been giving about his dead son for six years which he dusted off to explain why he was abandoning Americans in the hands of terrorists.
|Trump on Biden's Botched
Afghanistan Withdrawal: America Has Been 'humiliated' – Biden
Owes America, the World An Apology
Former President Trump slammed President Biden's botched U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, telling "Varney & Co." during an exclusive interview on Tuesday that America has been "humiliated." He argued that "the single worst decision ever made in our country's history" is for the U.S. "to go to the Middle East." Trump said that the Biden administration cannot do "a simple withdrawal from a country that we should have never gotten into in the first place."
|FBI Suffers Another Black Eye,
It Hid Payments to Informant in White Supremacist Case
The FBI, already under fire for its handling of FISA warrants and confidential informants, is enduring more scrutiny as the Justice Department admits agents failed to disclose to a court that they had paid – to the tune of six figures – a white supremacist publisher for years to be an investigative source.
|Bombshell: PCR Tests Can't Identify
It's All Fiction
In order to justify injecting every man, woman, and child in the world with synthetic genes, Gates needs a story about a deadly virus that necessitates shutting down and imprisoning the planet, achieving a captive audience. He's got the story, all dressed up in a computer model, composed by a man with a past record of abject and devastating failures. Neil Ferguson is the ghost in the machine. The machine is the World Health Organization and the CDC. The man behind the ghost is Bill Gates.
|A COVID Testing Facility In
Reveals the Con Behind the Panic
Candace Owens needed a COVID test, so she contacted a rapid response testing facility in Aspen, Colorado to make an appointment. Instead of an appointment, she got a letter telling her there was no way that this business would ever test Owens because Owens is an anti-vaxxer. Instead, said the owner, Owens could go to the slow, back-alley testing facility. Owens publicized the exchange because it gives away the fact that this whole COVID panic in 2021 is a scam.
|CNN Panel Blasts Biden Admin's
Communicate Clearly On COVID: 'People feel jerked around'
A CNN panel blasted the Biden administration on Sunday for getting ahead of the science on booster shots, noting Americans are getting "frustrated" by the haphazardness at the White House. President Biden proclaimed booster shots would be available to the public by September 20, yet the Food and Drug Administration appeared to be caught off guard by that goal. They told the White House, regulators need more time to review necessary data before setting a date.
|A Look At Scientific Evidence
Face Masks Damage Your Health
As mask mandates and habits return across the United States, clear and convincing scientific data from before and after 2020 suggest masking has negative health consequences that outweighs its utility.
|Tree of Life Synagogue
Disputes Biden's Claim He Visited After Massacre
President Biden on Thursday told Jewish leaders that he spent time at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh after the October 2018 mass murder of 11 people there -- but the synagogue told The Post he never visited. "I remember spending time at the, you know, going to the, you know, the Tree of Life synagogue, speaking with them," Biden said in a 16-minute virtual address ahead of the Jewish holidays Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Here's the Full List of
Every Lie Joe Biden Has Told as President: Part 60
The Federalist Staff
Just over 100 days into his time in the White House and the end to President Joe Biden's lies is nowhere in sight. Here is part two of The Federalist's rigorous coverage keeping the Biden administration accountable with substantive fact-checking throughout the president's tenure.
|Biden is a non-stop liar|
|Biden Administration to Resume
Drilling Auctions in
Setback to Climate Agenda
The Biden administration announced plans on Tuesday to open millions of acres for oil and gas exploration as the White House sought to comply with a court order requiring it to resume lease auctions. The move... represents a setback for Democratic President Joe Biden's plans to fight climate change, which included a campaign vow to end new federal oil and gas leasing.
|Biden Loses 4,890 Migrant Children,
and the Left Yawns
I & I Editorial Board
Last week, Axios reported that the Department of Health and Human Services has lost contact with more than 4,500 children who’d crossed the border illegally after it had released them into the country. That’s a third of the migrant children it was supposed to be tracking. Axios, a small news organization started just four years ago, uncovered this new wrinkle in the Biden-created border crisis by submitting a Freedom of Information Act request. The reaction from the mainstream press, leftists, celebrities, and the twitterati? Crickets.
|Border Patrol Scrambles to Fill Gap
In Wall Left by Biden
When President Biden took office in January, his administration ordered an immediate halt on the construction of a 30-foot high border fence, leaving a gaping hole at one of the most vulnerable stretches of the U.S.-Mexican border. The 20-foot gap in the frontier wall at Border Monument Three – one of the 276 original markers erected after the Mexican-American War in 1848 – was allowing thousands of smugglers and migrants to cross into the U.S. with relative ease, Border Patrol agents told The Post last week.
|400-Strong Migrant Caravan from
Headed for U.S. Border
A 400-strong caravan of immigrants is making its way through Mexico toward the U.S., even as Mexican National Guard troops continue trying to thwart border-bound migrants. The massive group, which left from the southern city of Tapachula on Saturday, began its northward trek after Mexican forces broke up at least two other caravans in the past week.
|Biden Calls Black Adviser 'boy'
During FEMA Briefing
President Biden called a Black adviser "boy" during a Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) briefing on Monday. The president used the term while introducing his senior adviser Cedric Richmond, a former Louisiana congressman. "I'm here with my senior adviser and boy who knows Louisiana very, very well and New Orleans, Cedric Richmond," Biden said at a press briefing with FEMA after Hurricane Ida rocked Louisiana.
|Why anyone still stands behind this man is beyond me|
|Critical Race Theory In
Likely Violates Federal Law: Legal Analysis
Representative Mark Lowery had asked AG Leslie Rutledge: "Does the introduction of practices based on "antiracism" and critical race theory in Arkansas public schools and universities violate Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, Article II of the Arkansas Constitution, or other applicable nondiscrimination laws?" Rutledge concluded that yes, it does.
|Colorado Teachers Sign Pledge to
Teach Critical Race Theory
Even If Banned in Classroom
A project in the name of the late, self-proclaimed socialist college professor Howard Zinn has gathered thousands of signatures of teachers nationwide, including about 100 from Colorado, pledging to teach the tenets of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in their classrooms despite any bans by any state government or a local school district. CRT is a school of thought that believes racism is institutionalized and embedded in America's history, and that history should be viewed primarily through the lens of racial oppression.
|If they do, fire every single one of them|
|Portland Moves to Ban Texas Travel,
Trade to Protest New Abortion Law
Portland City Council is to consider an emergency resolution this week to ban future travel, goods and services from the state of Texas in protest of the state’s new abortion law. In statement released Friday, Mayor Ted Wheeler said City Council will hold a vote on the resolution on Wednesday, Sept. 8, with the intent to ban Portland’s "future procurement of goods and services from, and City employee business travel to, the state of Texas."
|Fact-Checked: Gavin Newsom
Shouldn’t Have Dared Us
Kerry Jackson and Wayne Winegarden
In an interview performance that has been described as “unhinged,” “odd,” “testy,” and “angry,” Gov. Gavin Newsom claimed Texas ??middle-class families “pay more taxes than middle-class families in California.” “Look that up,” he said in a virtual meeting with editorial and opinion writers from the McClatchy chain’s California newspapers. “That’s a fact”
|Jonathan Turley: Statements By
Capitol Police Officer Who Killed
Ashli Babbitt 'Demolish the Official Reviews That Cleared Him'
Numerous aspects of what unfolded during the Capitol riot have been hotly debated in the months since it happened, but few have been as contentious and emotional as the debate over the officer-involved shooting death of Trump supporter Ashli Babbitt. The 35-year-old Air Force veteran was shot and killed by Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd on January 6th after she tried to climb through a glass-paneled door after parts of it had been shattered by another rioter, identified as Zachary Jordan Alam. Babbitt, who reportedly had been standing next to Alam, was shot.
|Global Warming Narrative Takes
I & I Editorial Board
We have been constantly told for what seems like as long as we can remember that Antarctica is shrinking because man’s carbon dioxide emissions are overheating our planet. While fearmongering has made its way around the world countless times, the truth is still pulling on its boots. So what is the truth? It’s quite straightforward: Antarctic sea ice has been growing.
|Christian University Commissions
pro-Democratic Murals for Dormitory
Emory University, a Methodist institution in Atlanta, recently allowed a local artist and alumnus to paint murals promoting Democratic politicians and gay pride in one of its residence halls. One of the murals reads "We're here! We're queer! Get used to it!" and features a mutli-racial crowd protesting at what appears to be a gay pride event. Also visible are a peace symbol and a sign that reads "the kiss". Colors representing transgenderism, bisexuality, gays, lesbians, and people of color are used in painting.
|Proof That Modern Academic Leftism
Is Insanely Stupid;
The War Against the Oppression of Capital Letters
My kids became used to the fact that I would become almost incoherent with rage when I read through illiterate and factually inaccurate lessons or assignments from their teachers. However, I have never come across anyone as spectacularly uninformed as Dr. Linda ManyGuns, who works at Mount Royal University, in Alberta, Canada. Dr. ManyGuns has declared war on oppressive capital letters.
|The longer a person spends in academia, the less that person knows.|
|Mollie Tibbetts' Killer Sentenced
to Life In Prison
The man convicted in the 2018 death of Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student, was sentenced to life in prison Monday, three years after she disappeared while on an evening run. Judge Joel Yates sentenced Cristhian Bahena Rivera to life without the possibility of parole, the mandatory sentence for first-degree murder in Iowa, which does not have the death penalty. The 27-year-old former farmhand, who testified that he came to the U.S. illegally from Mexico as a teenager, has been jailed since his arrest in August 2018.
|Florida Evil: Self-Described
'survivalist' on Meth
Shoots and Kills 4, Including Baby Clinging to Mother
"It was an evil, evil, evil act by a very well-trained military person who knew better and still did it," Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told Fox News of a former Marine and self-described "survivalist" who allegedly went on a shooting rampage in central Florida early Sunday morning, killing four members of a family and wounding an 11-year-old girl. The alleged shooter, 33-year-old Bryan Riley, told police that he had been taking methamphetamine, Judd said. He barricaded himself in the victims' home and got into a shootout with police before eventually surrendering.
Week ending 29 August 2021
|Does America Still Work?
Victor Davis Hanson
For nearly two years, Americans have engaged in a great woke experiment of cannibalizing themselves. American civilization has invested massive labor, capital, and time in an effort to constantly flagellate itself for not being perfect. Yet America's resilience and its resources are not infinite. We are now beginning to see the consequences of what happens when premodern tribalism absorbs Americans.
In the Midst of a White House Breakdown
What if the Biden team is every bit as bad as it looks? Having been in office eight months, its successes are so minimal and its mistakes so glaring that doubts exist across the political spectrum about whether the president is up to the job. The doubts recall warnings about Biden from two people who know him best.
|Obama Defense Sec Says Biden Sunk
to New Low,
Will Have to Redeploy Troops After Pullout
Former Democratic Rep. Leon Panetta of California, who served as CIA director and Secretary of Defense under former President Barack Obama, made his comments during an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, in which they focused on the response to the terrorist attack on Thursday that left 13 American troops dead and more than 300 Afghan civilians killed or wounded.
|To Survive, We Must Fire Them All
Kurt Schlichter had a message for Milley and the other members of the Joint Showboats of Staff, "Rip those stars off your pathetic nostalgia costumes and resign. Quit. Tell that crusty Pinocchio in the White House and the faculty lounge Geppettos tugging his strings that you will have no more to do with his human centipede of failure in Kabul.
U.S. 'experts' Who Created Afghanistan Mess
Should Be Fired for Malpractice
Imagine a surgeon who repeatedly operates on the wrong organ, or a pilot who misses a landing time and time again, maiming and killing scores of passengers. We would revoke their professional licenses, without delay. Why then do we tolerate the so-called national security "experts" at the helm of the U.S. government, who pursue, for decades, ruinous policies that cost trillions in hard-earned taxpayer money and countless American lives?
|Biden Turns Afghanistan Into A
Taliban Into A Military Superpower
I & I Editorial Board
A day after at least 13 U.S. soldiers were killed at the Kabul airport, it's still unclear how many Americans will be abandoned in Afghanistan by the Biden administration. What we do know, though, is that most of the U.S. weaponry in the country will not be recovered. It's as if Joe Biden himself was the military procurement chief for the Taliban.
|Taliban Kill Squad Hunting Down
Using U.S. Biometric Data
The Taliban has mobilized a special unit, called Al Isha, to hunt down Afghans who helped U.S. and allied forces – and it's using U.S. equipment and data to do it. Nawazuddin Haqqani, one of the brigade commanders over the Al Isha unit, bragged in an interview with Zenger News that his unit is using US-made hand-held scanners to tap into a massive U.S.-built biometric database and positively identify any person who helped the NATO allies or worked with Indian intelligence. Afghans who try to deny or minimize their role will find themselves contradicted by the detailed computer records that the U.S. left behind in its frenzied withdrawal.
|Taliban Rule Will Be 'a long slow
death' for Women,
Lara Logan Says
After 20 years, the Taliban has once again taken Afghanistan. In numerous interviews Fox News has conducted since the extremist group seized Kabul, a central theme emerged: women will almost certainly face unforgiving brutality despite the Taliban's promises. Two female journalists independently told Fox News they were barred from their newsrooms and hid out of fear that the Taliban would kill them. One told her story over the sound of gunfire, and the other changes her location every day to avoid getting caught.
|Taliban Going Door to Door Seeking
Searching Through Phones for Bible Apps
The Taliban has a hit list of known Christians they are targeting to pursue and kill. The U.S. Embassy is defunct and there is no longer a safe place for believers to take refuge. All borders to neighboring countries are closed and all flights to and from have been halted, with the exception of private planes. People are fleeing into the mountains looking for asylum. They are fully reliant on God, who is the only One who can and will protect them.
|Taliban Demand Afghans Hand Over
Guns, Ammo Within a Week
A spokesman for the Taliban said that Afghans who have government-issued weapons, ammunition, or vehicles need to hand them over or face punishment. "All those who have government goods, equipment, weapons, ammunition, or vehicles need to hand them over to the relevant department," said Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid on Twitter, according to translation. The weapons need to be given to the Taliban within a week.
|The Dems could only dream of such power|
|Biden Refuses to Take Afghanistan
Walks Away After Offering to Take Questions at FEMA
President Biden blew off a question about Afghanistan after offering to take questions at the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Washington on Sunday. "I’m not supposed to take any questions but go ahead," Biden told Bloomberg News reporter Jennifer Jacobs. Jacobs began, "Mr. President, on Afghanistan...." "I’m not gonna answer on Afghanistan now," Biden interjected before walking away from the podium.
|Supreme Court Requires Biden to
Revive Trump's 'remain in Mexico' Immigration Policy
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied President Joe Biden's bid to rescind an immigration policy implemented by his predecessor, Donald Trump, that forced thousands of asylum seekers to stay in Mexico awaiting U.S. hearings. The court, with three liberal justices dissenting, rejected the Biden administration's effort to block a Texas-based judge's ruling requiring the government to revive Trump's "remain in Mexico" policy, formally known as the Migrant Protection Protocols program.
|Sec. of State Blinken Was
Vacationing In the Hamptons
Hours Before Kabul Fell
According to a detailed timeline of the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul compiled by the Washington Post, the actions by U.S. officials in the days leading up to the collapse suggested "no immediate cause for alarm," with many of them "surrendering to the customary rhythms of Washington in August." Blinken, like other U.S. officials, had to be called back from his vacation once things started rapidly deteriorating in Afghanistan, the report said.
|Pennsylvania Democrats to Propose
Bullet Tax and
Encoded Rounds to Track Ammo Owners
A 5 cent per bullet tax will be proposed in Pennsylvania as part of legislation to be brought forth by two state House Democrats, Rep. Manny Guzman and Rep. Stephen Kinsey. Gun Owners of America-Pennsylvania Director Val Finnell says the plan amounts to registration and taxation of a constitutional right, to own ammunition.
|The Constitution be damned|
|Jamaicans Protest LGBT Pride Flag
Flying at U.S. Embassy
Members of the Jamaican Coalition for a Healthy Society protested outside the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica this month against the flying of an LGBT Pride flag, denouncing the action as an "insult to our country." The Biden administration has made flying the LGBT flag a top priority of its diplomatic mission, to condone and promote the homosexual lifestyle.
|U.S. will lead on LGBTQI+ rights|
|Louisiana Governor Vetoes Gun Law,
Retains Concealed Carry Permit Requirement
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed bipartisan legislation that would have nixed the permit requirement for carrying a concealed handgun. The governor, a Democrat, said he’s a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and an “enthusiastic outdoorsman and hunter,” but he can’t support permitless concealed carry.
|Clash of the Titans: Wind Power vs
Most would have to think that coal power, as well as fossil fuels in general, are on the ropes, awaiting a knockout blow from renewable energy and especially wind power. But, is this really the case? Few places highlight this contrast between the rising wind power and declining coal power more than high in the Appalachian mountains at Mount Storm West Virginia.
Powering Down the Developing World
Joel Kotkin & Hugo Kruger
The Covid-19 pandemic has been particularly cruel to the developing world, with Africa, Latin America, and South Asia all epicenters of high fatalities. But something worse may be on the way – this time not from viruses but good intentions, bolstered by often-unrealistic climate projections, which threaten to keep these countries in poverty for the foreseeable future... Africa needs energy:
| GM Recalls EVERY Chevy Bolt EVER
Over Faulty Batteries – 10 Fires So Far
GM has announced that it is recalling every Chevrolet Bolt made to date, including new electric utility vehicle models, over concerns that a manufacturing defect in the cars' LG-made batteries could cause a fire.
|What If That Burning Car Has a
National Transportation Safety Board
The high-voltage battery in an electric vehicle can catch fire as the result of a crash or because of an internal battery failure. If it does, firefighters, tow operators, and other emergency responders risk electric shock from exposure to the battery’s high-voltage components. A further risk is that damaged battery cells can experience thermal runaway – uncontrolled increases in temperature and pressure – that can cause a battery to ignite and to reignite, sometimes more than once.
|Republicans Demand IRS Explain Why
Christian Group Was Denied Tax-Exemption
A group of Republican senators has written to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking the agency to explain why a Christian group was initially denied tax-exempt status. The senators, including Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), highlighted the case of Christians Engaged, a Texas based non-profit incorporated in 2019 that seeks to "awaken, motivate, educate, and empower ordinary believers in Jesus Christ" and encourages people to pray for elected officials.
|Light-to-Moderate Coffee Drinking
Associated with Health Benefits
Up to three cups of coffee per day is associated with a lower risk of stroke and fatal heart disease, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2021. "To our knowledge, this is the largest study to systematically assess the cardiovascular effects of regular coffee consumption in a population without diagnosed heart disease," said study author Dr. Judit Simon, of the Heart and Vascular Centre, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary.
|What Works? Vax, Ventilate but
Don't Mask Kids
Schools are safer when unvaccinated adults wear masks and everyone gets fresh air, writes David Zweig in New York magazine. Masking children, social distancing, hybrid schedules, plexiglass shields and HEPA filters have little or no effect on the spread of coronavirus. Plastic shields may increase the risk of coronavirus infection by interrupting air flow. He cites a large-scale study of COVID transmission in U.S. schools released in May by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
|Harvard's New Chaplain Is An
Atheist – and 'Good Without God'
This spiritual leader doesn't need a higher power. Harvard University's organization of chaplains is getting a new president to coordinate the campus' Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and assorted other religious communities. Only the new president, 44-year-old Greg Epstein, does not identify with any of those traditional religions himself. He is an atheist.
|The FDA Did NOT Grant Full Approval
to the Pfizer Shots
You may have heard that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 shot received FDA approval this past Monday. Politicians, national health officials, and journalists are breathless with excitement about how this approval will finally induce the remaining "vaccine-hesitant" into stepping forward to receive their jab. The FDA even has a press release on its website about it. There's just one problem.
Major Law Firm Confirms FDA Deceived America
With Its Confusing 'approval' of Pfizer Vax
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Aug. 23 it had granted full approval to the first Covid "vaccine" under the brand name Comirnaty, the mainstream media immediately ran with the narrative. Joe Biden jumped in front of a microphone and told businesses they needed to "step up" the mandating of vaccines for their employees. There's only one problem. The "approval" given by the FDA was not for the Pfizer jab currently available in the U.S. market.
|We're Told to 'follow the science'
Yet Some of it Is Just Plain Wrong
Glenn H. Reynolds
In recent years, there have been a lot of catchphrases around science: "Follow the science!" "We believe in science!" Even "The science is settled!" Well, sometimes it's not settled. Sometimes it's not even really science. But lots of people believe in it or follow it anyway. It's a global problem.
Week ending 22 August 2021
|Biden Voters – Are You
Tired of Losing Yet?
Your boy Dementia Joe owns it all now – the catastrophe in Kabul, open borders, rampant inflation, skyrocketing urban crime, the destruction of American energy independence, endless nonsensical lockdowns over a mild virus that is killing almost no one, not to mention so many public misstatements by the doddering old clown that his own cabinet secretaries have to correct his insane lies even before he shuffles off to Marine One...
|Dear Republican Trump
Haters – What Did You Get for Your Trade?
A little less than a year ago, a significant number of independent and Republican voters decided to trade bad tweets for bad policy. Today, your Twitter feed is void of President Trump's tweets. But the price was high. Gone are the good policies that drove the Trump economy and made the world a safer place. In their place are policies antithetical to prosperity, freedom and security.
|Jennifer Griffin: Biden's Remarks
on Afghan Situation
'couldn't be fact-checked fast enough'
Fox News chief national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin said President Joe Biden's remarks on Afghanistan Friday "couldn't be fact-checked fast enough in real-time," telling "America Reports" the president, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the rest of the administration were presenting an "alternate reality." Griffin and "America Reports" host Sandra Smith noted that Biden claimed there has been "no question of [US] credibility from allies around the world." However, in reality, America's closest friends are harshly criticizing the hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan ordered by the president.
Defense Secretary Austin Contradicts Biden,
says Americans Beaten By Taliban Trying to Reach Airport
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin contradicted President Biden on Friday, telling House lawmakers on a phone call that multiple Americans trying to reach the Kabul airport have been beaten by Taliban fighters, two lawmakers told Fox News. Austin called the beatings "unacceptable," a person on the phone call told Fox News. Austin's remarks starkly contrasted with what Biden told reporters after his speech on Friday. When asked about reports that some Americans were being blocked from reaching Hamid Karzai International Airport for evacuation, Biden denied that any Americans were having such trouble.
Pentagon Admits al Qaeda Has a 'presence' in Afghanistan
Minutes After Biden Says They Are 'gone'
Roughly an hour later, Fox News National Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin questioned Defense Department Press Secretary John Kirby on Biden's statement. "We know that al Qaeda is a presence as well as ISIS in Afghanistan," Kirby said. "And we've talked about that for quite some time. We do not believe it is exorbitantly high, but we don't have an exact figure for you, as I think you might understand."
As In the Obama Era, the British Media Are More Objective
About the President Than America's Palace Guard DNC-MSM
Biden was always unfit to be president but his Left-wing media cheerleaders didn't dare admit it. The world appears to have woken up to an important truth this week: which is that Joe Biden is a truly terrible president. It is a shame that it took America gifting Afghanistan back to the Taliban for so many people to realise this.
Biden Admin Moved to Dismantle Protections for
Citizens Trapped Overseas Months Before Kabul's Fall
The Biden administration moved in June to dismantle a system designed to protect American citizens trapped abroad – just months before the Taliban took over Afghanistan, stranding thousands of Americans in the Central Asian country. Fox News has obtained the June 11 memo sent around the State Department which gave the green light on the "discontinuation of the establishment, and the termination of, the Contingency and Crisis Response Bureau (CCR)."
Flashback: Chuck Schumer Praised Joe Biden's
'Careful and Thought-Out Plan' for Afghanistan Withdrawal
Last November, Chuck Schumer blasted Trump's plans to reduce troops in Afghanistan, but back in April, he felt so confident that Joe Biden had set a good plan in motion for withdrawal that he praised it as "careful and thought-out," compared to Trump's plan. "You were critical last year of President Trump's decision to reduce the troop levels in Afghanistan because you said it was an incoherent policy," CNN's John Berman pointed out to the Senate majority leader. "How do you feel now about President Biden's decision?" "I think President Biden has come up with a careful and thought-out plan," Schumer replied.
|Former British Leader Tony Blair
Blasts Biden Exit from Afghanistan as 'imbecilic'
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who joined America in the invasion of Afghanistan after the 2001 terror attacks, is blasting President Joe Biden's bungled exit from the country as "imbecilic" and a boon to both jihadist and Western enemies across the world. The ex-Labour Party leader said the American withdrawal plan had been conducted "in a manner that seems almost designed to parade our humiliation" and "the question posed by allies and enemies alike is: has the West lost its strategic will?"
|Afghanistan, Islam &
Apostasy – Rejection of Classic Faith
Afghanis Under Taliban: As Afghanistan falls back into the hands of the Taliban, much concern regards how remaining residents will fare. The issue likely includes what religious fundamentalists consider 'Apostasy.' An apostate is a person who turned their backs on the one, true faith. While the Taliban promises to not mistreat the populace, ominous signs appear.
|How Did the Taliban Know
That the Joe Biden Afghan Surrender Was Coming?
They knew. The Taliban knew that the newly-elected Joe Biden regime would pull out all the stops in Afghanistan leaving the entire country and anyone left there at their heartless mercy. How is it possible that the Taliban knew about the human catastrophe before the 10,000 to 45,000 Americans in Afghanistan knew?
|They Seem to Want Joe to Go
Maybe the swamp rats in Washington do not see Afghanistan as an existential threat to Biden. After all, they misjudged the speed in which the Taliban would move to fill the vacuum created by Biden's sudden withdrawal of U.S. forces. Why would they not misjudge the gravity of the situation now? Still it does seem strange that few pundits or politicians are publicly defending him.
|In 8 Months, Biden Destroyed His
His Party & Now Aims at America
There was no problem with Trump. He just happened to be the last barrier standing between the Democratic socialists, an existential threat to their Utopia. Trump, a battle hardened NY warrior, was unafraid of contradicting the sick leftists, and always demanded fresh answers and results. So, here is what we have learned so far about Joe Biden's Democrat Party:
|If Biden Were a Republican,
Dems in Congress Would Have Impeached Him. They Should
Victor Davis Hanson
Biden claims he was bound by Trump’s decision to withdraw and thus cannot be blamed for his reckless operation of a predetermined departure. But all Biden has done since entering office is destroy Trump pacts, overturning past agreements on energy leases, protocols with Latin America and Mexico on border security, and pipeline contracts. No sooner did Biden claim he was straitjacketed by Trump than he reversed course to defend not just his own withdrawal but the disastrous manner of it. Biden claims that he has no free will while insisting he would have done nothing differently if he did.
|Top Biden Ambassador Picks
Served on Board of China-Backed Group
President Joe Biden's picks for two high-profile ambassadorships served on the board of a nonprofit group tied to Chinese propaganda organizations and several Chinese state-owned companies. Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of former president John F. Kennedy and Biden's nominee for ambassador to Australia, served until October 2020 on the board of the Asia Society, which bills itself as the "leading force" for forging closer ties between Asia and the West. Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti (D.), whom Biden tapped for ambassador to India, is on the board of directors of the Asia Society's affiliate in southern California.
|If you think this might smack of collusion well... it does.|
|Psaki Admits Biden's
'infrastructure' Bill is
Not About Infrastructure
"Confronted on small roads/bridges spending, Jen Psaki concedes Biden's bill is not about infrastructure." Psaki's response was, "Uhh, we're actually selling it as a once-in-a-century or once-in-a-generation investment in partly our infrastructure but partly industries of the future."
|Reuters: FBI Finding "scant
evidence" of Any Coordination
Behind January 6 Riot – No Evidence Trump Plotted the Riot
"Scant" in this case means almost none, especially for any particular point other than just to riot. More than seven months after a mob stormed the U.S. capitol, injured dozens of police officers, and sent members of Congress to flight, the FBI has found no particular conspiracy to overthrow the government or reverse the election.
|Red Cross Pamphlet Facilitates
Illegal Immigration, Says Expert
Rancher John Sewell recently picked up a pamphlet that had fallen from the backpack of an illegal immigrant who was trespassing on his property near Uvalde, Texas – about 50 miles from the U.S.–Mexico border. On one side is a map that details transport routes from Panama to the United States. It was published by the Red Cross and is titled "Messages of Self-Help for Migrants." The pamphlet crosses a line beyond providing life-saving information to facilitating illegal immigration, according to Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Washington-based Center for Immigration Studies.
|Gun Control Orgs Fume as the
Chipman ATF Nomination Stalls
President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), David Chipman, has become embroiled in yet another controversy. The Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is digging for answers. Chipman's Democratic defenders, though, are suspiciously quiet. He's a forgotten man hung out to dry like Sunday's laundry.
|Texas Gov. Abbott Tests Negative
Four Days After Positive Test
"I am told that my infection was brief and mild because of the vaccination I received," Abbott said in a video he posted on Twitter. "So, I encourage others who have not yet received the vaccination to consider getting one." Upon testing positive for the coronavirus, Abbott was given Regeneron's monoclonal antibody treatment – a therapy used for "mild to moderate" coronavirus cases for people who "are at high risk for progressing to severe COVID-19."
|Vaccinated People Are Shrugging Off
Which Should Be Good News – But Good News Doesn't Sell
Remember when everybody freaked out about Lindsey Graham getting COVID-19? It was just two weeks ago. The libs were all high-fiving each other, cheering for him to die. It just reaffirmed their belief that those dirty Republicans deserve illness and death, and they're all anti-vaxxers, and other such nonsense. But Graham didn't die, because he's vaccinated.
|Boebert Bill a Move Towards
Meaningful Forest Management
Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, with 16 cosponsors, has introduced the "Active Forest Management, Wildfire Prevention, and Community Protection Act." Were the bill to pass, it would significantly improve the health of national forests by removing beetle-killed trees, thinning and restoring forests on a landscape-scale, and streamlining the bureaucratic paralysis and unending litigation that for decades have hampered virtually any large-scale solution.
|776 Unites Member Blasts Critical
Race Theory but
Warns About 1619 Project Too
Critical race theory has become a hot topic at school board meetings around the country – but similar race-based programs, including the New York Times’ 1619 Project and some equity lessons, are also drawing criticism, even as they’ve received a warmer reception in classrooms. Progressive proponents of the programs view them as a means of addressing what they believe is pervasive and systemic racism in the United States and its institutions. But some civil rights activists and educational leaders are pushing back in favor of programs that teach about the founding promise of the United States, rather than victimhood and "racial grievance."
|Black Father Tells Board CRT Keeps
'life support', Moments Later They Vote to Ban It
A father in Colorado Springs who is the descendant of slaves slammed critical race theory during a public school district's board meeting, saying racism in America would "by and large be dead" if not for institutions such as the education system "keeping it on life support." "I am a direct descendant of the North American slave trade. Both my parents are black. All four of my grandparents are black, all eight of my great great grandparents, and all 16 of my great greats. On my mother's side, my ancestors were enslaved in Alabama. On my father's side, we were enslaved in Texas," father Derrick Wilburn said during a board meeting last week. "I am not oppressed. I'm not oppressed and I'm not a victim."
|Turning Point USA Launches School
School boards across the country hold a massive sway over the education of our children and the future of our country. For too long, they have operated silently under the radar, with no organization holding them accountable for their actions. Turning Point USA’s latest initiative, the School Board Watchlist, works tirelessly to fight the corruption and blatant indoctrination of our children occurring in our K-12 public education system.
|Multiple Amicus Briefs Support
College’s Challenge of
Biden Administration’s Order to Have Unisex Living Quarters
“To have any amicus briefs signals the public importance of the case and that the issues in the case affect much more than just the party in front of it,” Blake said. “We are pleased and proud to have so many supporters for the college in our case. Having a 14-state amicus brief is the exception, it is not the rule and we are honored to have so many state governments stand by the college in this case,” Blake continued.
|This case has important nationwide implications|
|Indiana AG Investigates
University's Ties to Chinese Communist Party
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita announced that his office will investigate the Chinese Communist Party's Confucius Institute at Valparaiso University. "The investigation is aimed at identifying and getting to the bottom of the true intent of any relationships between Valparaiso University's programming and the Chinese Communist Party," a statement from Rokita's office reads.
|The Population Confusion – 'White'
America is Hardy in Decline
Regardless of Media Assertions
Over the past few weeks, the American public has been told by all the leading news outlets and commentators that white America is on its death bed as the country moves to a rainbow future led by an explosion of growth among Hispanics and Latinos. While this is in line with the presently popular narratives of the coming demise of America’s white oppressors, it is not at all in keeping with the facts.
|Hoax: Fired TN Vaccine Chief
Sent "Threatening" Muzzle to Herself
Tennessee's now-former vaccine chief Michelle Fiscus claims she ran afoul of Republican state officials by urging teens as young as 14 to get vaccinated without parental consent. In the brouhaha leading up to her eventual firing for "poor interpersonal communication skills, ineffective management and attempting to steer state money to a nonprofit she founded," Fiscus claimed to have received a dog muzzle from Amazon.
Harvard Email About Student Being Terminated is a Hoax
Claim: Harvard College sent an email that revoked an admitted student's acceptance due to the student's social media posts.
The Facts: The bogus email, which was addressed to "student," regarding their "admission status," states: "It is with a heavy heart we inform you that you are being terminated from Harvard. This comes as a result of speculating your social media accounts and we believe that you do not transmit a good representation of the school."
|If it's sensational, it's probably a hoax.|
|Shoot a Hog, Save the Planet
Celebrating National Shooting Sports Month doesn’t have to be just a range activity. Hunters can get into the game too and while they’re at it, lend a helping hand to conservation and fight climate change. Feral hogs have long been known to be a scourge on wildlife. They are a non-native species introduced into North America as a food source. Feral hogs are environmental assassins. They’re responsible for $1.5 billion worth of crop damage annually, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Week ending 15 August 2021
‘Don’t Underestimate Joe’s Ability to Screw Things Up.’
Searing, anonymously sourced quotes from Obama kept appearing through the race. One Democrat who spoke to Obama recalled the former president warned, “Don’t underestimate Joe’s ability to 'f...' things up.” Speaking of his own waning understanding of today’s Democratic electorate, especially in Iowa, Obama told one 2020 candidate: “And you know who really doesn’t have it? Joe Biden.” Obama is rarely correct, but that statement was a true prediction of Joe Biden’s first seven months in the Oval Office. Since inauguration Day on January 20, everything Joe Biden has touched has turned to manure.
|All Biden Had to Do
All Joe Biden had to do was nothing. Had Joe Biden done nothing, Afghanistan would not have fallen to the Taliban today. Had he just let the status quo continue, the status quo would have continued... In so acting, Biden has cast the future of American foreign policy into the worst state of disrepair since the last helicopter-carries-people-to-the-airport-to-flee-the-country scene 46 years ago.
|President Biden, VP Harris Avoid
As Kabul Falls to Taliban
Although Biden did release a written statement on Afghanistan on Saturday, he did not go on camera to reassure the American people as news broke that officials were destroying documents in the U.S. Embassy in Kabul and even taking the American flag down from the site. He has yet to speak directly to the American people on camera directly after Afghanistan's president, Ashraf Ghani, fled the country and after the Taliban stormed the presidential palace in Kabul, with "with "exclusive" access granted to the terrorist-linked Al Jazeera network.
|Biden will have blood on his hands|
|World Leaders Blame Biden,
Express Disappointment with Afghanistan
World leaders are speaking out about their disappointment with the security situation in Afghanistan, with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson going so far as to pin the blame on President Joe Biden and the United States. Johnson said it was "fair to say the US decision to pull out has accelerated things, but this has in many ways been a chronicle of an event foretold," but urged western leaders to work together to prevent Afghanistan from again becoming a "breeding ground for terrorism."
|President Biden Will Own the Fall
of Kabul –
When the Real Killing Begins
Kenneth R. Timmerman
For decades, Joe Biden has touted himself as a foreign policy genius. As a United States senator, he never had to make a decision or bear responsibility for running off at the mouth. As vice-president, he was given backwaters such as Ukraine that he reportedly turned into a family piggy bank. But now he is president. He owns the utter disaster that Afghanistan has become... Biden owns this, personally. And every Gold Star family should remind him of that fact.
|Afghanistan and the Cost of Having a
Consider this a letter of congratulations. I address it to Democrats everywhere who told us that Joe Biden would return the United States to a state of normality. I address it also to those, many putative Republicans as well as Democrats, who fought tooth-and-nail against Donald Trump because – well, because he was not a “normal” politician.
|Biden Proven Wrong Again, as
Helicopters Land on U.S. Embassy Roof
We’re seeing a tragedy happening in Afghanistan because of Joe Biden’s precipitous withdrawal without apparently any real preparation with the Afghan government or understanding the movement of the Taliban. Now that the Taliban are moving into Kabul, we likely will not be able to save thousands of our allies who are now behind enemy lines. Hopefully, we’re able to get our own people out in time – even that may be a question now.
|Harris Says She Had Key Role in
Biden's Afghanistan Withdrawal Decision
In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union,” Harris was asked about being the last person in the room regarding major decisions, something that Biden has said is important to him in his working relationship with the vice president. Harris confirmed that was the case regarding the move to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by Sept. 11.
|Afghan President Flees Country As
Taliban Move Into Kabul
Afghanistan’s embattled president left the country Sunday, joining thousands of his fellow citizens and foreigners in a stampede fleeing the advancing Taliban and signaling the end of a 20-year Western experiment aimed at remaking the country. The Taliban fanned out across the capital, and an official with the militant group said it would soon announce the creation of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from the presidential palace in Kabul.
|Biden Never Saw What Hit Him
The most tragic thing about Joe Biden’s cascade of failures is what it reveals about the man and his leadership team as a whole. He never had the capability to anticipate the problems that now overwhelm him and still less appears to possess the capacity to improvise a solution. Reality, so long kept at bay by the media narrative, is now inside his OODA loop and pulling ahead. Things got to this pass-through hubris; the conceit that America’s design margin was so great that incompetence and corruption and stupidity didn’t matter only to learn what the Greeks knew: after hubris inevitably comes nemesis.
|Moderate House Dems Threaten to
Pelosi’s $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan
A crew of moderate House Democrats said it will withhold support for Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D., Calif.) massive budget resolution, setting the stage for a standoff between the caucus's moderate and progressive wings. The nine Democrats, led by Rep. Josh Gottheimer (N.J.), sent a letter on Thursday to Pelosi saying they won't vote on the speaker's $3.5 trillion budget resolution until Congress passes the smaller bipartisan infrastructure bill that the Senate approved this week.
|Levin: Biden Operating 'the most
diabolical presidency and
Democratic Party probably since slavery'
Hosting guests Stephen Moore and Stephen Miller, Levin called the sudden "Marxist" lurch of the federal government a "massive de-growth movement dress[ed] up as climate change and the Green New Deal." He added that congressional Democrats with Biden's blessing seek to permanently transform America from a capitalist model to one that is far to the left by ushering in "American Marxism" through massive legislative bills disguised as "infrastructure" and "voting rights."
|Dems Should Keep Their Grubby Paws
Americans' Retirement Savings
NY Post Editorial Board
Democrats on Capitol Hill are proving their socialist stripes: They've reportedly considered raiding the "super-sized retirement savings accounts" of the wealthy to pay for their $3.5 trillion progressive spending fiasco. On Tuesday, Politico reported that congressional Democrats are "aghast that hundreds of Americans have IRAs worth more than $25 million, and nearly 30,000 have accounts with balances topping $5 million."
|Do Masks Work? A Review of the
“Seriously people -- STOP BUYING MASKS!” So tweeted then–surgeon general Jerome Adams on February 29, 2020, adding, “They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus.” Two days later, Adams said, “Folks who don’t know how to wear them properly tend to touch their faces a lot and actually can increase the spread of coronavirus.” Less than a week earlier, on February 25, public-health authorities in the United Kingdom had published guidance that masks were unnecessary even for those providing community or residential care:
|Confirmed: Obama’s Martha’s
Vineyard Birthday Bash a
Super Spreader Event
Former president Barack Obama shrugged off the concerns of scientific experts by throwing himself a massive 60th birthday party at his $17.5 million estate on Martha's Vineyard this past weekend. As usual, the scientific experts were correct: The star-studded affair was a confirmed "super spreader" event, putting countless lives at risk and further cementing Obama's reputation as a narcissistic war criminal.
|GOP Demands Biden Administration
Mayorkas Calls Border Crisis 'unsustainable'
Top Republicans on Friday called on the Biden administration to act on the crisis at the southern border after leaked audio emerged of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling the situation there "unsustainable." "The other day I was in Mexico, and I said, if our border is our first line of defense, we're going to lose and this is unsustainable," Mayorkas said as he spoke to Border Patrol agents in Texas on Thursday, audio of which was obtained by Fox News. "We can't continue like this, our people in the field can't continue and our system isn't built for it."
|MSM Is Lying:
Mike Lindell’s Cyber Symposium Did Reveal Election Fraud
Once again the mockingbird media is marching in lockstep to a hidden agenda. Whether it is for the socialists, New World Order, or the communists, we do not know. What we do know is they are liars engaging in misinformation. We also remember Mike Lindell’s five million dollar cash prize he offered to anybody (cyber expert)? Not one person could prove Biden won, or that fraud had not been committed.
|Farrakhan Roots Feed Black Lives
Matter Movement Anti-Semitism
After more than a year of escalating anti-Semitic attacks evidence shows that the key groups and figures behind the Black Lives Matter movement – heavily influenced in it's ideology by Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam – have been instrumental in stoking Jew-hate disguised as social justice activism.
|Coalition for a Democratic
Workplace Blast Dems' Plan to
Make Union Dues Tax Deductible – Right-to-Work in Play
The deductible union dues provision is intended by Democrats as one of several "pro-worker incentives" in the bill that faces an uncertain future in both the Senate and the House. A major factor in the decline of union membership in recent decades has been the continuing growth in popularity of right-to-work laws that guarantee workers the right to keep a job without having to join a union. There are currently 27 right-to-work states.
|Disabled Workers Concerned That
Proposed Wage Hike
May Leave Them Unemployed
Matt Thibodeau is a professional packager whose work includes shrink-wrapping, glueing, labeling, bagging, and package assembling. He eats lunch with his coworkers, and he typically gets home before 5:00 p.m. When he gets his check every two weeks his colleagues cheer for him, even though the average take-home pay at his Pennsylvania plant is $3.40 per hour, less than half the federal minimum of $7.25. Matt, like many of his coworkers at Associated Production Services, Inc. (APS), has intellectual and and physical disabilities.
|The Great Parent Revolt
Katharine C. Gorka
As overreach in classrooms by progressive school administrators, nonprofits and the federal government has reached new heights, parents are stepping up to fight back. Moms for Liberty, Informed Parents of California, EdFirstNC, NJ Parental Rights, No Left Turn in Education and Parents Against Critical Theory are just a few of the hundreds of new parent groups that have emerged across the country in recent months. Many parents have become education activists because of schools’ failure to bring children back into the classroom or their continued imposition of mask mandates.
|Hillsdale College Launches '1776
Promoting 'Honest History' in K-12 Classrooms
The Hillsdale 1776 Curriculum, according to the school's website, provides an entire lesson plan that covers the American founding and the Civil War for students in kindergarten to grade 12, as well as complete civics and government courses for middle and high school students. It also contains homework assignments, quizzes, tests, study guides, and supplementary primary and secondary resource recommendations for teacher and student use.
|Available FREE online|
|Report: Diversity ‘Bureaucrats’
Outnumber History Professors at Top Colleges
“Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) bureaucracies are like the political officers attached to military units in the old Soviet Union in that they exist to enforce ideological discipline,” he explained. “CRT has successfully captured large segments of universities with the assistance of this institutional mechanism for control.”
|Elder Ignores Mainstream Media in
First Online Press Conference
Roger L. Simon
Who’d a thunk it? Neither the Los Angeles Times nor Politico (both of whom had multiple reporters) and a host of other mainstream media suspects, including the Associated Press, got to ask a single question Friday at Larry Elder’s first online Zoom press conference for the California gubernatorial recall. The likes of the Bay Area Yu Channel, the Sing Tao Daily and Lynn Ku of KTSF did.
|Cops Fired for Guarding ‘defund the
police’ Dem Rep. Cori Bush
St. Louis Sheriff Vernon Betts told KMOV that he initially warned now-former deputies Tylance Jackson and Maurice Thompson to quit moonlighting as muscle for Bush (D-Mo.) and fill out the proper forms after they accompanied her on a tour of St. Louis jails in April. However, Betts said he was told by Veterans Affairs Police several weeks later that Jackson and Thompson were providing security for Bush again.
|American Medical Association,
Descending Into Wokeness,
Calls for Eliminating Sex on Birth Certificates
Another formerly serious institution in America has gone woke. The American Medical Association, a professional association and lobbying group for physicians and medical students, issued a report in June calling for eliminating biological sex on birth certificates. The policy change is being promoted on WebMD social media, which is why it’s suddenly garnering more attention.
|Scottish Schools Will Allow Kids as
Young as Four to
Change Gender Without Asking Parents
A 70-page document, issued to schools north of the border on Thursday, calls on teachers not to question pupils if they say that they want to transition to live as a boy or a girl and to instead ask them for their new name and pronouns. The controversial guidance claims that it is possible to "come out" as transgender "at any age" and that the views of young people should be respected if they do not want their parents to be informed.
|Parents' rights go out the window|
|Transgender Surgery for Children
Constitutes Child Abuse,
Texas Commissioner Rules
Transgender surgery on the genitals of a child constitutes child abuse under Texas law, according to the head of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS). "Genital mutilation of a child through reassignment surgery is child abuse, subject to all rules and procedures pertaining to child abuse," DFPS Commissioner Jaime Masters wrote in a letter to Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday. Earlier this month, Abbott had requested clarification on the issue from DFPS, which is responsible for investigating charges of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children, elderly adults, and adults with disabilities.