|“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)
Last Days of the Republic:
Leftist Policies Could Push America to Its Breaking Point
Victor Davis Hanson
After a year of politicizing the U.S. military and its self-induced catastrophe in Afghanistan, America has lost deterrence abroad. China, Iran, North Korea, and Russia are conniving how best to exploit this rare window of global military opportunity. The traditional bedrocks of the American system – a stable economy, energy independence, vast surpluses of food, hallowed universities, a professional judiciary, law enforcement, and a credible criminal justice system – are dissolving.
The Badly Needed EastMed Pipeline Awaits Approval
Yet the U.S. Has Reversed Course Effectively Killing the Project
Russia is expected to make almost $321 billion from its energy exports this year – over a third more, according to Bloomberg, than last year. Twenty-seven European Union member states, despite adopting five packages of sanctions since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, have nevertheless spent at least around 35 billion euros – around $38 billion – in payments to Russia for its oil and gas since the invasion, according to the EU's foreign-policy chief, Josep Borrell.
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Week ending 15 May 2022
|Here's What the Buffalo Shooter's Alleged Manifesto Actually Says
On Saturday afternoon, an 18-year-old from Upstate New York traveled to Buffalo and live-streamed himself shooting several people, ten of whom he killed, at a Tops Friendly Market in a predominantly black neighborhood. The suspect was captured by law enforcement and has been arraigned on 10 first-degree murder charges. With their usual swiftness, leftists on Twitter quickly launched a seemingly coordinated effort to blame Fox News and Tucker Carlson for allegedly radicalizing the suspect.
|Biden Likely to Avoid IRS Audit That
Could've Revealed If He Made Money from Hunter's Deals
President Biden is likely to avoid an audit that could reveal whether he made money from his son Hunter Biden's overseas business dealings – because the Internal Revenue Service has rejected a whistleblower complaint that alleged he owes at least $127,000 in taxes, The Post has learned. The IRS allows people to inform on fellow taxpayers and win a slice of the proceeds – prompting Chris Jacobs, a former Republican staffer on Capitol Hill, to submit complaints against Biden and his accountant, though he said he didn't want any financial reward.
|Hillary Clinton-hired Oppo Research Firm |
Must Turn Emails Over to Durham Probe, Judge Rules
GPS Fusion, the research firm Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign hired to dig up dirt on Donald Trump's supposed ties to Russia, must turn over nearly two dozen emails to special counsel John Durham, a federal judge ruled Thursday. Those emails – which are largely exchanges between Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussman and Fusion GPS – are part of a batch that prosecutors subpoenaed last year.
|Whistleblowers: FBI Targeted Parents Via Terrorism Tools|
Despite Garland's Testimony That It Didn't Happen
Republican Reps. Jim Jordan and Mike Johnson say they have evidence that the FBI targeted parents who protested schools' COVID policies despite assurances from Attorney General Merrick Garland that it never happened. In a letter addressed to the Justice Department, Jordan and Johnson said they have evidence that the FBI labeled dozens of investigations into parents with a threat tag created by the bureau's Counterterrorism Division to assess and track investigations related to school boards. The evidence comes from "brave whistleblowers" within the Department of Justice, they say in the letter addressed to Attorney General Garland.
|Federal Judge Rebukes Biden Administration In Lawsuit
Over Its 'catch and release' Immigration Policy
A federal judge on Wednesday denied the Biden administration's request to dismiss Florida's lawsuit seeking to halt its "catch and release" immigration policy. The administration argued Florida didn't have legal standing to challenge its policies, and its polices "are beyond judicial review." U.S. District Judge T. Kent Wetherell of the Northern District of Florida Pensacola Division rejected the administration's arguments in a blistering 37-page ruling.
|Yes, Safe Smoking Kits Include Free Crack Pipes.|
We Know Because We Got Them. – Washington Free Beacon
Crack pipes are distributed in safe-smoking kits up and down the East Coast, raising questions about the Biden administration's assertion that its multimillion-dollar harm reduction grant program wouldn't funnel taxpayer dollars to drug paraphernalia. The findings are the result of Washington Free Beacon visits to five harm-reduction organizations and calls to over two dozen more. In fact, every organization we visited-facilities in Boston, New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Richmond, Va.-included crack pipes in the kits.
|If You're Reading This, |
Karine Jean-Pierre Probably Hates You. Here's Why.
Old Joe Biden's new check-the-woke-boxes press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, is a Democrat, and so it comes as no great surprise that she sees racism absolutely everywhere, and I do mean everywhere: the New York Post reported Saturday that it "looked at Jean-Pierre's tweets between 2015 and 2020 and found a staggering 57 instances where she accused people, policies, ideas, or words of being 'racist.' Also, Jean-Pierre accused people and ideas she was opposed to as 'racist' at least 43 times in TV appearances too." That makes an even 100 accusations of racism or twenty per year; among Democrats today, that makes Jean-Pierre a moderate.
|Biden, Psaki Falsely Claim That Sen. Rick Scott's Plan
Is What Republicans Are 'Running On'
In a speech addressing inflation on Tuesday, President Biden will return to the "ultra-MAGA" criticism he used last week to slam his political opponents. And he'll tell Americans that Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) speaks for all Republicans with his 11-point economic plan, which is not true.
|Washington Post Reiterates Three-Pinocchio Rating |
On Biden's Repeated Claim Republicans Want to Raise Taxes
The Washington Post reaffirmed a fact check from the end of April on Thursday that gave President Biden "Three Pinocchios" for his assertion that Republicans want to raise taxes. In an April 18 tweet, the president said that "congressional Republicans now want to raise taxes on middle class families," adding he would not let that happen. The Washington Post reported that none of those senators endorsed the proposal in question and have instead voiced "generic words of support for the idea of releasing a plan."
|Sen. Josh Hawley Introduces Bill to Strip 'woke'
Disney and Others of Special Copyright Protections
The "Copyright Clause Restoration Act of 2022" would cap the length of copyrights given corporations by Congress to 56 years and retroactively implement this change on companies, including Walt Disney. "The age of Republican handouts to Big Business is over. Thanks to special copyright protections from Congress, woke corporations like Disney have earned billions while increasingly pandering to woke activists.
|California Driving: Over a Quarter of Electric Car-Charging Stations In
Bay Area Not Working, Study Says
Over 27% of electric vehicle charging stations across the San Francisco Bay Area are not functioning properly, according to a recently published study. The Reliability of Open Public Electric Vehicle Direct Current Fast Chargers pointed to a recent survey where drivers of electric vehicles in California reported facing several issues at charging stations -- from broken plugs and unexpected shut-offs during charging to payment problems.
|That's alright, Calif doesn't have the power|
|Pelosi Encourages Protesters' 'Righteous Anger' in
Marching Illegally in Front of Justices' Homes
U.S. Code § 1507 states that "any individual who "pickets or parades" with the "intent of interfering with, obstructing, or impeding the administration of justice, or with the intent of influencing any judge, juror, witness, or court officer" near a federal court or "near a building or residence occupied or used by such judge, juror, witness, or court officer (emphasis mine)" will be fined, or "imprisoned not more than one year, or both." It's no surprise that Joe Biden's Department of Justice hasn't lifted a finger to arrest anyone obviously trying to interfere with a Supreme Court decision.
|Who's Paying Protesters to Harass Justices and Churches?
Who is behind Ruth Sent Us? It certainly isn't Ruth Bader Ginsburg, after whom the group is named, who would have been disgusted by the harassment of her colleagues. Ginsburg had been a good friend of the late Antonin Scalia and had been critical of Roe v. Wade's unsustainable expansiveness. Alito's leaked draft even quotes her. While Ruth Sent Us falsely claims that Gingsberg believed that, "black lives matter", the former justice was actually harshly critical of anthem protests.
|The Global Warming Scare Is Most Certainly Overheated
I & I Editorial Board
A decade ago, Richard Lindzen, then the Alfred P. Sloan professor of meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's department of earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences, said real-world observations and the models were not in sync. "We've already seen almost the equivalent of a doubling of CO2 (in radiative forcing) and that has produced very little warming."
|"Climate change" Fairy Tale Is Simply An Excuse to Destroy the
Physical Infrastructure That Keeps Civilization Alive
Almost everything being said about the "climate change crisis" is a hoax designed to deconstruct society via a "Great Reset" and usher in the new age envisioned by the "elites." If you really take the time to think about what each component of the "green" agenda entails, you will quickly realize that it all involves the destruction of civilization as we currently know it.
|Utah Was Warned Racial Rationing of
COVID Drugs Was Illegal. It Did It Anyway
Utah public health officials were warned that allocating COVID drugs based on race violated federal law, but did so anyway with the backing of the Biden administration, emails and documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon show. Utah's points-based system for prioritizing COVID patients, which allocated more points for being non-white than for having congestive heart failure, troubled two law professors specializing in bioethics. They informed the doctors who designed the system in September 2021 that it was probably illegal.
Warship Moskva was
Blind to Ukrainian Missile Attack, Analysis Shows
The crew of RTS Moskva (121) was blind to and not ready for the Ukrainian missile attack that sank Russia's Black Sea flagship, according to a new analysis of the April 13 strike reviewed by USNI News. The review of images following the strike of the two Neptune anti-ship missiles from open-source naval analyst and retired Navy Capt. Chris Carlson told USNI News that the guided-missile cruiser did not have its fire control radars activated and could not see the threat from the two sea skimming weapons.
|Downed Russian Fighter Jets Are Being Found With
Basic GPS Devices 'taped to the dashboards,' Defense Minister Says
He added that there was evidence suggesting Russian military hardware was being pushed to breaking point by the invasion of Ukraine. "'GPS' receivers have been found taped to the dashboards of downed Russian Su-34s so the pilots knew where they were, due to the poor quality of their own systems," he said.
|California Regulator Rejects Desalination Plant
Despite Historic Drought
California regulators on Thursday rejected a $1.4 billion desalination plant on environmental grounds, dealing a setback to Governor Gavin Newsom, who had supported the project as a partial solution for the state's sustained drought... Environmentalists who have opposed the project for years burst into celebration after the vote in a Costa Mesa hotel conference room.
|'Ultra-MAGA' Longshot Roars Into Contention In Key Senate Race
Kathy Barnette has been outspent 358-to-1 on TV in Pennsylvania's GOP primary for the Senate. She hasn't run for statewide office before. She doesn't have former President Donald Trump's endorsement. But the ultra-MAGA commentator is surging in the polls anyway in the final weeks of one of the most expensive and closely watched races in the country.
|Legally-armed Philadelphia Man Taking Smoke Break
'turned the tables' On Armed Would-Be Robber
A Philadelphia man taking a smoke break outside his home "turned the tables" on an armed would-be robber when he pulled out his own legal gun and fatally shot him, according to police. "It looked like a robbery victim, at this time, turned the tables on a would-be robber and shot him in the head," Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said of the matter, according to NBC 10.
|Florida to Teach Students About Evils of Communism.
Some on the Left Aren't Happy About It.
Florida students will now learn about the evils of communist totalitarianism, thanks to the Florida Legislature and Gov. Ron DeSantis. Given the fact that the struggle against communism was the primary focus of American society and foreign policy for generations and that communism still threatens us today, isn't it appropriate that high school students learn something about it? Not according to some on the modern left.
|The First Rule of Gay Club Is You DO NOT
Talk About Gay Club! Groomer Teachers Plot on Zoom
The groomer teachers just will not stop trying to indoctrinate your kids into the rainbow cult behind your back. It's amazing to me that they object to the term "groomer" and then actively plot to have secrets with children about sexuality. It is the definition of "grooming." Christina Buttons, who calls herself a "reformed SJW," has footage of a leaked Zoom call between teachers that was organized by GenderInClassrooms.com.
Week ending 8 May 2022
Misguided Discourse Surrounding
Supreme Court Controversies Such as Roe v. Wade
The reaction to Monday night's news that the Court intends to overrule Roe was immediately driven by all of these common fallacies. It was bizarre to watch liberals accuse the Court of acting "undemocratically" as they denounced the ability of "five unelected aristocrats" – in the words of Vox's Ian Millhiser – to decide the question of abortion rights. Who do they think decided Roe in the first place?
|Dems' Disdain for Rural
Americans is Their Real Midterms Problem
While I have frequently cautioned against spending too much time thinking about the midterms, it's been a subject that has been impossible to ignore, especially since Monday... We're back to looking at the real problems that the Democrats have facing them. Joe Biden is an albatross that none of them will be able to shake, of course. The economic woes he's visited upon the country won't be better in a matter of months. They're busy convincing themselves that none of what's wrong is their fault anyway.
|80 ‘Suspicious Actors’ and
‘Material Witnesses’ Under Scrutiny by Jan. 6 Defense Attorneys –
Videos Suggest An Entrapment Scheme
Defense attorneys are seeking to identify and investigate 80 suspicious actors and material witnesses, some of whom allegedly ran an entrapment operation against the Oath Keepers on January 6, 2021, and committed crimes including the removal of security fencing, breaching police lines, attacking officers, and inciting crowds to storm into the Capitol... “Prima facie evidence of an entrapment scheme (very possibly without formal government agency) is becoming impossible to ignore on video,” [Atty] Geyer wrote.
|John Durham Secures a Big Victory
Against Hillary for America and Fusion GPS
To set the table, some weeks prior, Hillary for America and Fusion GPS tried to intervene in the trial by arguing that documents Durham had requested were covered by the attorney-client privilege. That was, of course, a laughable notion, given that Sussmann had previously denied he was working for anyone when he took a false Russian conspiracy theory about Alfa Bank and Donald Trump to the FBI... In short, Durham set a trap, and Sussmann and Hillary's cronies walked right into it. Now, a decision has been made on the documents in question, and it delivers a big initial victory to the prosecution.
|Biden Admin Won't Block
$10 Billion for Russian Nuclear Work in Iran, Blinken Says
Secretary of State Antony Blinken told lawmakers late last week that the United States will not stop Russia from cashing in on a $10 billion contract to build out portions of Iran's nuclear infrastructure. Blinken, in testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, confirmed for the first time publicly that the Biden administration will not stand in the way of Russia-Iran nuclear cooperation. Rep. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) asked Blinken to provide assurances that sanctions on both Iran and Russia remain in place as long as Moscow continues its unprovoked war in Ukraine.
|Just whose side are they on?|
|Biden Wants Iran's IRGC Off Terror
List, 'working overtime' to
Revive Nuke Deal – Refuses to Enforce Oil Sanctions
The Biden administration wants Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) off a U.S. government terrorism list and is working hard to revive the Iran nuclear deal despite reports saying the agreement is nearly dead, according to national security experts and former U.S. officials. Former Trump administration officials, however, warn that President Biden and his team have a zealous commitment to the accord, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), that won't go away easily.
|Joe Biden Used Alias of KGB Spy
from Tom Clancy Novels,
Emails from Hunter's Laptop Show
Joe Biden wrote to his son Hunter and others close to him using the pseudonym "Peter Henderson" – a fictional Soviet Union-era spy in several Tom Clancy novels who infiltrated the U.S. government, emails show. The messages contained on Hunter's abandoned laptop appear to indicate the then-VP started using the fictitious mole's moniker in October 2016 while forwarding a YouTube video to his son Hunter, brother Jim, daughter-in-law Hallie, as well as his sister and longtime political strategist Valerie Biden Owens.
|Propaganda, American Style
Now comes the announcement of a new office within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to police "disinformation" and "misinformation." Some critics are comparing it to the fictitious "Ministry of Truth" in George Orwell's novel "1984." The new office will be headed by Nina Jankowicz, who styles herself as Mary Poppins on TikTok (a social media platform owned by the Chinese communist government, a font of disinformation, which should be alarming).
|Ex-FBI Intel Chief: Clinton
'contrived disinformation' to Deceive Voters in 2016
As the Biden administration pushes its new Disinformation Governance Board, the FBI's former intelligence chief says he is now convinced Democrat Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign used "contrived disinformation" to try to mislead Americans into believing Donald Trump was a Russian asset. "This is more than just political dirty tricks," retired Assistant Director for Intelligence Kevin Brock told the "Just the News, Not Noise" television show Wednesday. "Political dirty tricks usually have some foundation in truth. But they just made stuff up."
|Be wary of DHS Disinformation Governance Board|
|Do the Unhinged Protesters Know
It's a CRIME to
Demonstrate at a Supreme Court Justice's Home?
J. Christian Adams
In Goochland, there is a large residential facility with free medical care, free college courses, and wellness programs for visitors, including "thinking for a change." You might just win a free trip if you follow through on the threat to "protest at Supreme Court Justice's homes." The Virginia Correctional Facility for Woman in Goochland awaits anyone who acts out their rage and shows up out of control at a Supreme Court Justice's residence in response to the unethical and unprecedented leak of a draft opinion in the Dobbs abortion case.
|Abused Woman Survives 4 Abortions,
Turns to God After Dad’s Premonition, Tells the Truth of Abortion
The life of a pastor’s daughter was changed forever when she was molested as a child, and raped at just 12 years old. Riddled with shame, the budding athlete lost faith that she was worthy of God’s love. It took years of suffering, including drug and alcohol addiction, four abortions, and domestic abuse, before Kelly Lester of Richmond, Virginia, got the wake-up call she needed to relocate her faith and reclaim her life.
|Biden Brutalized Over 'incoherent'
and 'vile' Claim
That Roe is in Line with 'all basic mainstream religions'
Conservatives on Twitter showed no patience for President Joe Biden's latest statements defending abortion. On Tuesday, President Biden weighed in on the news of the leaked Supreme Court opinion draft which signaled the court's intention to dismantle Roe v. Wade. Biden, whom the mainstream media have defended as a "devout Catholic" even though the Catholic faith explicitly forbids abortion, made a religious argument in defense of abortion to the press.
|GOP Senate Candidate Kathy Barnette
She Was Product of Rape In Pennsylvania Debate
Pennsylvania Republicans vied to demonstrate their pro-life credentials in a pivotal debate Wednesday, two weeks out from the state's U.S. Senate GOP primary and two days after an unprecedented Supreme Court leak highlighted the issue of abortion. Kathy Barnette, an Army veteran and author, revealed that she was conceived in rape and dared Dr. Mehmet Oz – whom former President Trump endorsed and who is barely ahead of Barnette and former Treasury Undersecretary David McCormick in the latest polls – to say that she was just "a clump of cells" before her birth.
|PBS Journalist Ridiculed for
Bizarre Description of Pregnancies
'that will then turn into children'
A PBS journalist was mocked and ridiculed online for a bizarre comment appearing to preserve the liberal narrative that fetuses are not children until far after pregnancy has ended. Yamiche Alcindor, also of NBC, said on MSNBC that she had been talking to a woman with tears in her eyes because she was so sad that some pregnant woman would find it harder to terminate their pregnancies.
|Planned Parenthood Silent On
How It's Worked to 'examine' Margaret Sanger's Eugenicist Past
More than one year ago, Planned Parenthood disavowed its co-founder Margaret Sanger over her racist and eugenicist views, saying it will "no longer make excuses or apologize" for her influence on society. But the organization is staying mum on what efforts it's taken to "examine" exactly how it has "perpetuated her harms over the last century." The organization doesn't appear to have mentioned her name publicly since April 2021.
|'Pretty Gross': How a Network of
Boosts CCP Influence in Washington
"It's really murky and pretty gross," said Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette, government affairs manager at the Project on Government Oversight, a nonpartisan transparency group. Hedtler-Gaudette says the overlapping ties between Capitol Counsel, the Exchange Foundation, and the Association of Former Members of Congress constitute a "shadow lobbying operation." The arrangement shows the extent of the Chinese Communist Party's propaganda operation in the United States. It also highlights a type of influence peddling prevalent in Washington, where consulting firms work with think tanks and nonprofit organizations on behalf of corporate clients and foreign entities, often without disclosing the connections.
|Biden: 'So Many Muslims Are
With Violence' and 'Oppressed for Their Religious Beliefs'
Day by day, it seems that the ruling class and their media mouthpiece are dedicated to one principle: find problems where none exist and ignore real problems that are in desperate need of attention. Consider the words of U.S. President Joe Biden, spoken during Eid al-Fitr with Muslims at the White House on May 2.
|Another Judge Rips
Wisconsin 2020 Election Investigator for Destroying Records
A judge directed Republicans in the Wisconsin State Assembly not to delete any records in the investigation of the 2020 presidential election in the state. Dane County Circuit Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn expressed disbelief that she had to issue such an order but emphasized it was necessary because the inquiry is being led by former state Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman, whose team has said they destroyed unimportant documents.
|California Says It Needs More Power
to Keep the Lights On;
'Green Energy' Can't Keep Up with Demand
California energy officials on Friday issued a sober forecast for the state's electrical grid, saying it lacks sufficient capacity to keep the lights on this summer and beyond if heatwaves, wildfires or other extreme events take their toll... California's electricity planning has been challenged as devastating wildfires have cut off transmission lines and extreme heat events and drought have hampered hydropower supplies. Officials said traditional electricity demand forecasting does not account for such extreme events prompted by a changing climate.
|Green energy can't keep up. Imagine that!|
|Smarter Cars Won't Last You Decades
– Car Software and the
Internet of Things Are Killing the 'car you own forever' Era.
|Columbia University Finally Scrubs
Relationship With Dr. Oz
"It took Columbia far too long to remove Oz from its otherwise distinguished medical faculty," Henry Miller, MD, of the Pacific Research Institute in California, told MedPage Today via email. Miller stressed that "the 'Oz controversy' was never about free speech. It was about an unethical grifter whose claims and pronouncements were not supported by science, and were injurious to consumers -- in the interest of financial benefit to Oz himself. That constitutes professional misconduct."
|Terms used, "irresponsible and misleading"|
|Medical Textbook Strips
Gender Dysphoria Definition
After Being Cited By Florida
The world's bestselling medical textbook removed the definition of gender dysphoria from its website after the Florida Department of Health cited it in recent guidance advising against gender transitions for children and adolescents, according to an email obtained by Fox News Digital. "Gender dysphoria is characterized by a strong, persistent cross-gender identification associated with anxiety, depression, irritability, and often a wish to live as a gender different from the one associated with the sex assigned at birth," according to the Merck Manual's prior definition, which has since been removed.
|Swalwell Claims GOP Wants to End
Gets Clown-Slapped by Black Republicans Married to White Women
When Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) isn't tagging Chinese spies or possibly ruining his panties on air, he is making really stupid statements that would require a tinfoil hat to believe. The latest was when he suggested the GOP would make interracial marriage illegal.
|Biden's New Press Secretary Karine
Jean-Pierre in a
Domestic Partnership with CNN Anchor Suzanne Malveaux
Though details of Jean-Pierre's relationship with Malveaux remain limited at this time, the two have been in a same-sex partnership and currently have an adopted daughter between them in Washington, D.C. Malveaux earned a degree in sociology at Harvard University before attending Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Research Shows 'remote learning was a failure'
Driven Primarily By Democratic Partisanship
The pandemic set up a kind of unplanned experiment as schools in some locations, mostly red states, reopened quickly and schools in other locations, mostly blue states, delayed reopening for fear of spreading COVID. David Leonhardt looks at the research for what happened to students in various environments and finds the results are pretty clear and pretty dramatic. Schools that re-opened sooner had significantly less learning loss than those that delayed reopening.
|Watch Biden Fall Apart, Thank
Alabama Workers for
Arming Russians, Praise Hungarian Resistance
C. Douglas Golden
Good news, guys: President Joe Biden has everything under control in Eastern Europe. We're arming the Russians, according to the president, who made a trip to Alabama to praise the workers making the anti-tank missiles going to the country currently invading Ukraine. He also praised the brave Hungarian resistance to Russia in Ukraine. Which means we're at war with … Hungary? Confused? Yeah, so is Joe Biden.
Week ending 1 May 2022
|Film '2,000 Mules'
Offers Vivid Proof of Voter Fraud
Like an incantation at high Mass, Democrats chant their claim that election fraud does not exist. Election integrity expert Catherine Engelbrecht offered the perfect rejoinder to this nonsense. True the Vote's founder said: "You don't need a whole lot of fraud. You just need a little in the right places over time." Engelbrecht's observation comes vividly to life in "2,000 Mules," commentator and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza's stylish, chilling, maddening new documentary.
|A Mostly Wind- and
Solar-Powered U.S. Economy
Is a Dangerous Fantasy
When President Biden and other advocates of wind and solar generation speak, they appear to believe that the challenge posed is just a matter of currently having too much fossil fuel generation and not enough wind and solar; and therefore, accomplishing the transition to "net zero" will be a simple matter of building sufficient wind and solar facilities and having those facilities replace the current ones that use the fossil fuels. They are completely wrong about that.
|John Durham Subpoenas Members of
Clinton Campaign and DNC
Special counsel John Durham, who has been investigating the origins of the Russiagate hoax, has issued trial subpoenas to people from Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Fusion GPS, and liberal law firm Perkins Coie, according to a report from The Epoch Times. Durham called the conspiracy to thwart Trump a "joint venture" between the aforementioned parties to flood the government with false allegations in the hopes that something would stick.
|Secretive Soros-Funded Group Works
Behind the Scenes with Biden Admin On Policy, Documents Show
Governing for Impact (GFI), the veiled group, boasts in internal memos of implementing more than 20 of its regulatory agenda items as it works to reverse Trump-era deregulations by zeroing in on education, environmental, health care, housing and labor issues. "Open Society is proud to support Governing for Impact's efforts to protect American workers, consumers, patients, students and the environment through policy reform," Tom Perriello, executive director of Soros' Open Society Foundations, told Fox News Digital.
|'Free' Money Can't Fix Inflation –
The American Producer Can
For the past 15 months of Joe Biden's tenure as president of the United States, we've seen an increase in inflation every month. The rise began before Putin invaded Ukraine and before every other excuse the president has posited. When Biden took office in January 2021, inflation was 1.4 percent. Liberal economists and Obama administration officials including Larry Summers and Jason Furman rang alarm bells over a year ago when the inflation rate was 1.7 percent. Fast-forward to today, the inflation rate has surged to 8.5 percent – the highest level since 1981.
|Catholic Nun in Ukraine:
Raped by Russian Soldiers and Killed'
Michael W. Chapman
A Catholic nun who lives in Ukraine near the Polish border recently commented on some of the atrocities committed by Russian soldiers, stating that they are raping and killing girls as young as 10 years old and "shooting innocent men point blank." It is a "butchering of the innocents," she said. "[T]he blood of the innocent is everywhere."
|Russian Explosions Point to
Ukraine's Embrace of the British Special Forces Model
Storage tanks at a major oil depot in the Russian city of Bryansk exploded early on Monday. Was Ukraine responsible? Before you answer, consider first that this is only the latest disaster to afflict Russian critical infrastructure near the Ukrainian border. Another oil depot in Belgorod was targeted by a Ukrainian helicopter strike in early April. Prior to that, Russian railway lines near the border were sabotaged. A Russian missile research center and a chemical plant also recently suffered explosions.
|Joe's Missing Millions! Financial
Records Reveal Biden Had $5.2Million In Unexplained Income – As Emails
Show He Paid
Hunter's Legal Bills for One Megabucks Chinese Deal
Joe Biden agreed to pay son Hunter's legal fees for his deal with a Chinese government-controlled company, emails reveal. The revelation ties the president even closer to Hunter's overseas business dealings - and makes his previous claims that he never discussed them with his son, even less plausible. Joe was able to pay the bills after earning millions of dollars through his and his wife's companies after he left office as vice president.
Biden's Financial Records Reveal $5.2 Million in Unaccounted Income
While Emails Show He Agreed to Pay Hunter's Legal Fees
Two bombshells came out on Tuesday: President Joe Biden agreed to pay Hunter's legal fees and Joe has $5.2 million of unexplained income in his financial records. Hunter's assistant Katie Dodge told bookkeeper Linda Shapero and Biden aide Richard Ruffner that Joe agreed to pay almost $800,000 in legal fees for his son.
|Kansas Lawmaker Doesn't Want to
Share Restroom with 'huge' Transgender Colleague
A Kansas state lawmaker said she isn't thrilled about having to share a restroom with her "huge" transgender Democratic colleague. Rep. Cheryl Helmer made her stance known in an April 23 email to University of Kansas graduate student Brenan Riffel, who described themselves as trans-feminine, saying "personally I do not appreciate the huge transgender female who is now in our restrooms in the Capitol," The Washington Times reported. Helmer was referring to Rep. Stephanie Byers, the state's first elected transgender lawmaker.
Kansas Lawmaker Denounced for Feeling
Discomfort at Sharing a Bathroom With Transgender Colleague
The freedom to feel uncomfortable should not be a political question. But Byers and other transgenders are making it so. In a near-future America, you will be forced to care. Helmer's "feelings" are not as important as Byers's "feelings" because of the transgender's privileged position in the victimhood hierarchy. Only some people's feelings can be acknowledged as being hurt.
|Ongoing Bathroom Wars
Challenge Concepts of Equality and Discrimination
Parents of young girls at Stillwater Middle School are disturbed that their preteen and teenage daughters are being forced to share a bathroom with a biological male who identifies as a girl. Riley Flack is a father of three daughters. His eldest attends Stillwater. He told Fox News Digital that “a lot of people like to make it a different issue than it is and make it a bigger subject,” but that the issue is clearly that there is a boy that is being allowed in his daughter’s public school bathroom.
|‘This Should Not Be Controversial’:
Georgia Governor Signs Bills to Banish Wokeness from Schools
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, signed seven education bills into law Thursday taking aim at wokeness in schools, including legislation that limits discussions about race in classrooms and transgender students’ ability to compete in women’s sports. The bills included Georgia’s Parents’ Bill of Rights, or HB 1178, which “provides greater transparency to parents and legal guardians regarding what their student is being taught in school and protects the fundamental right of moms and dads across this state to direct the education of their child,” according to a press release.
|Why I'm Suing My Kids' School
Carol Beth Litkouhi
I love the public schools in my hometown of Rochester. I went to them myself, from kindergarten through twelfth grade, and my experience inspired me to become a teacher. My husband and I both graduated from the district, and we chose to live in Rochester largely for the schools. We want our kids, who are currently in elementary school, to have access to at least the same level of excellent education. But now I'm suing the school district. It's surreal. But it's necessary.
|NY High Court Throws Out Democrat
Gerrymandered Congressional Map "Drawn With An Unconstitutional
New York State Democrats designed a congressional redistricting map that was so egregious that a judge threw it out, Judge Throws Out NY State's Democrat Gerrymandered Congressional Map "Unconstitutionally Drawn With Political Bias". The Appellate Division, the intermediary appeal court, upheld the trial judge's decision as to congressional redistricting. The Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state, heard argument on April 26:
|This is important nationwide|
|Ruling by Arizona Judge a Blow to
Democrat Efforts to
Disqualify House Republicans for 'Insurrection'
An Arizona judge's ruling against efforts to keep two Republican congressmen and a state representative off the November ballot due to their alleged Jan. 6, 2021, "insurrection" roles at the U.S. Capitol likely foreshadows the outcome of similar efforts in other states, according to the attorney who argued the case. Superior Court Judge Christopher Coury ruled against motions brought by plaintiffs seeking the removal of Arizona U.S. Representatives Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs and state representative Mark Finchem, saying the 14th Amendment's Disqualification Clause requires congressional action to remove an elected official, not a suit brought by private citizens in a state court.
|Rep. Ken Buck Tells DHS Chief
His Constituents Believe Mayorkas Is a 'traitor'
Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., said Thursday constituents compared Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to traitor Benedict Arnold and asked Mayorkas if he is ashamed of his service to the country. The dramatic exchange came during Mayorkas' testimony Thursday before the House Judiciary Committee. Buck referenced several of his constituents who he says want to see Mayorkas impeached, leading to an impassioned response from the secretary.
|Mayorkas Won't Name 1 Domestic
White Supremacy Case Referred to DOJ
Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., pressed Mayorkas for data on any referrals he has made to the DOJ on the grounds of domestic terrorism. Mayorkas did not offer the data, saying he would provide it after the hearing... "Despite claiming domestic terrorism is the #1 threat to the homeland, [Secretary Mayorkas] can't name a single case that he referred from DHS to DOJ for white supremacy or domestic terrorism," Rep. Greg Steube later said of his exchange with Mayorkas.
|Don't Pretend That High Prices and
Are a 'bug' for the Establishment – It's a Historic Feature
Glenn H. Reynolds
Well, the establishment is doing it again. As author Julia Song tweeted: "Sh-t is so fake that the minute an outsider took office we got cheap gas, cheap food, became energy independent, no wars and focused on our country's own issues. Establishment hacks get back in and we have inflation, medical tyranny, world war 3, need to take a mortgage for gas."
|Sen. Josh Hawley Grills Biden
Over Her Work for Southern Poverty Law Center
"I have to tell you, I find your answers absolutely extraordinary," Hawley, R-Mo., said to Nancy Abudu at the hearing. "Absolutely extraordinary. I can't believe you've been nominated for this position. I can't believe that the president of the United States would nominate someone from this organization with this record, and I can't believe that you would sit here today and refuse to condemn this hateful, frankly, violent rhetoric."
|First Commercial Space Mission Ends
SpaceX Dragon Returns with Private Crew
The first-ever all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station is in the books. A SpaceX Dragon capsule carrying the four crewmembers of the Ax-1 mission splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida today (April 25) at 1:06 p.m. EDT (1706 GMT), bringing the groundbreaking 17-day flight to a close.
|Chalk up another big win for Elon Musk|
Helps Troopers Bust
2 Illegal Immigrants Smuggling $700K In Heroin
K-9 Titan and troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) pulled over a Jeep Grand Cherokee on I-75 in Hernando County for having a fraudulent Arizona license plate, the agency said. After K-9 Titan alerted troopers to something inside the vehicle, they discovered 5.5 pounds of heroin valued over $693,000, according to FHP. Troopers also learned the driver of the vehicle was unlicensed.
|Thune, GOP Senators Push Bill to
Ban Biden from
Canceling Student Debt, As President Mulls 'executive action'
Senate Minority Whip John Thune and a group of GOP senators are introducing a bill to ban President Biden from canceling student loan debt, amid news Biden is considering doing just that. "As Americans continue to return to the workforce more than two years since the pandemic began, it is time for borrowers to resume repayment of student debt obligation," Thune, R-S.D., said in a statement. "Taxpayers and working families should not be responsible for continuing to bear the costs associated with this suspension of repayment."
|Christopher Rufo Threatens
'full-scale legal war'
Against Randi Weingarten, AFT Over Doctored Quote
Christopher Rufo is threatening to take legal action against teachers union boss Randi Weingarten for what he alleged was a deliberate misquotation of his remarks. Rufo, writer for the City Journal and fellow at the Manhattan Institute who has been outspoken in exposing wokeness in various institutions including public schools, was the subject of attacks from Weingarten on Saturday during an appearance on MSNBC as well as Twitter for comments he allegedly made during a speech at Hillsdale College earlier this month.
|White Women Can Never Truly Be
Because They're White, Feminist Scholar Argues
A prominent feminist scholar has spelled out the Catch-22 for white women seeking to be antiracist: it's impossible. The problem has been dubbed "the impasse of whiteness" by Robyn Wiegman, professor of literature and women's studies and formerly the Margaret Taylor Smith Director of Women's Studies at Duke University.
Week ending 24 April 2022
|Refusing What We Are:
The Evil of Children's Transgenderism
Sometimes there is a flash of light so bright that you are compelled to look away. Sometimes a crime is so profound that it is difficult even to name it; to grasp the enormity of it. The recent explosion of transgenderism in children, an affliction currently affecting the lives of more than 1-in-50 young adults and children in Gen Z, is one such instance... Our schools are pushing transgenderism to our youngest and most vulnerable kids. The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's most prominent LGBT lobbying group, has an active initiative to enable and encourage gender transition for even elementary school kids, one that includes things like hiding transition from parents, even among the youngest elementary school students.
|New York Times
Experimenting On Trans Kids Has Horrifying, Irreversible Consequences
Any remaining people unbothered by the "queer" activists pushing for children to question their gender, screw with their biological chemistry via hormone pills and even potentially mutilate their genitals, should immediately listen to an episode this week of the New York Times's "The Daily" podcast. If it doesn't fill everyone with shock and horror, it's all over and the monsters of this country have won. That two-part episode, "When Texas Went After Transgender Care," features a lesbian mother and her biological daughter, Grayson, who is 17 and has attempted to become a male.
|Postal Service Starting In May Will
Slow Delivery of
First-Class Packages As 'cost savings effort'
The U.S. Postal Service as of May 1 will begin slowing delivery times for about one-third of all first-class packages as part of its effort to lower dependence on air transportation and lower expenses overall. Beyond cost savings, the Postal Service thinks its increased use of trucks and trains will help the agency avoid some of the reliability issues it has previously faced with air delivery.
|'I've been everywhere man', much more slowly, man|
|NEA Pays Lavish Salaries to
Headquarters Officials, but
Spends Only 5.4 Percent of Its Revenue Representing Teachers
Given the NEA's frequently professed concern about low teacher pay, critics wonder why the union spends so little of the $377 million it received mostly in dues paid by 2.9 million members in 2021 on "representational activities" – that is, bargaining for better pay and working conditions for rank-and-file classroom teachers... There are 344 NEA employees being paid more than $100,000 annually, nearly one of every five. Many of the 344 make twice or three times the national average teacher salary.
|'White Nationalists' Haunt America
While Black Racists Aim to Kill People
So, where is all the damage from this white nationalist army? Where are the wounds of those they have maimed and the cadavers of those they have killed? "Charlottesville!" Biden and the Democrat left shout in unison. Yes, James Alex Fields Jr. weaponized his car and murdered protester Heather Heyer during the race riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017 – nearly five years ago. Anybody else? The sound you hear is grass growing.
|It's Not Just Joe Biden.
The United States Has a Potemkin Government
Joe Biden's shameful performance at the White House Easter egg roll Sunday was another strong visual indicator that he is not really governing this country. And he's not the only sham authority in this country – our nation is replete with them. The term "Potemkin village" arose in Russia to describe empty buildings set up as propaganda, to give a false impression of industry and life. The fake villages were intended to hide the regime's mass mismanagement and infliction of suffering upon its own people.
|Biden's Rollback of Trump-Era EPA
Rule Will Add Years to
Some Projects and Double Costs – Especially Energy Projects
Have you ever met an environmentalist who recommended the repeal of any rule or any law having to do with the environment? Not one rule should be rescinded. Not one dime should be cut from the EPA budget. Not one word should be spoken against the sacred calling of saving our planet from … whatever is bugging the greens this week.
|LA Company Allegedly Faked COVID
Agrees to Pay $22.5 Million
A Los Angeles, California based COVID-19 testing company has agreed to fork over a $22 million settlement after being accused of forging test results and engaging in false advertising. A complaint alleged that the company, which did business under the name "Sameday Health," falsely advertised that it could deliver test results in 24 hours despite knowing it was not capable of doing so, according to a press release from Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer.
|Reinstated Trump Water Rule Could
Help Economy Grow
The Supreme Court recently reinstated a Clean Water Act regulation by the Trump administration that helps to prevent states from using reasons other than water quality, such as climate change, to block critical infrastructure and energy projects. The rule, which specifically addresses states' abuse of Section 401 of the Clean Water Act, will remain in place pending litigation.
|Disney Thinks Tinker Bell and
Are 'Potentially Problematic'
Tinker Bell (yes, I thought it was one word too) raised concern because she is "body conscious" and jealous of Peter Pan's attention. A young attractive woman who cares about her appearance and likes boys – the horror! Meanwhile they reportedly fretted over Captain Hook because has a disability but likes to do villainous things, and that could be considered by some to be discriminatory.
|Homeland Security Secretary
Mayorkas Must Go and
Our Visit to Yuma and San Diego Proves It
Rep. Andy Biggs and Six More
Driving down a county road last week along the Arizona-Mexico border after 10 p.m. we rolled up on one group of 50 illegal migrants at the Morelos Dam near the city of Yuma, Arizona. We then drove down the dirt road a few minutes away to a different gap in the wall and found another group of about 60 illegal migrants from Uzbekistan and Cuba.
|Biden Appointee Imposing CRT-Based
National Credit Union Administration
Employees and contractors of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)-the federal agency that regulates the credit union industry-are being subjected to racial bias and sensitivity training based on critical race theory (CRT), according to documents obtained by a nonprofit government watchdog. Judicial Watch said in a statement that it received from the NCUA 15 pages of documents in response to the watchdog group's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
|ICE Blew $17M on Unused Hotel Rooms
DHS Watchdog Finds
Immigration officials wasted $17 million dollars on unused hotels for migrants last year, after hiring a politically connected contractor that failed to meet COVID-19 protocols, a government watchdog found. ICE should have sought multiple bids for the work, instead of signing onto the "sole source" deal with Endeavors, which required the agency to pay for a block of more than 1,200 hotel rooms, no matter how many were used, the watchdog found.
|Add Kansas to the Growing List of
States Banning Sanctuary Cities
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has signed a bill prohibiting cities and counties from enacting “sanctuary” policies or ordinances for illegal aliens. Considering the deadly and destructive outcomes we constantly see in sanctuary cities, now is the time for other states to join Kansas. And the fact that Kansas isn’t a border state shows how deeply the border crisis is affecting the entire United States.
|Florida Sheriff Promotes Gun Safety
Course for Residents to
Shoot Home Invaders: 'We Prefer That You Do'
A sheriff in Florida is encouraging residents to take gun safety courses after a homeowner fired multiple shots at an intruder on Wednesday, stopping the individual who allegedly broke into several homes. Police arrested Brandon J. Harris, 32, who was arrested after allegedly breaking into several homes in Pace, Florida, and was stopped by a homeowner who fired multiple gunshots at him, according to the Pensacola Daily News.
Congress to Biden: It's the Crime, Stupid
Frustration with President Joe Biden's "stuck-on-repeat" gun control focus that lets criminals run rampant is boiling over in Congress. Republican leaders in both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are telling The White House that they are ignoring a crime crisis to push a radical gun control agenda... All Americans want safer communities. The way to get there is through frank and honest discussions, not scapegoating and blame-shifting.
Student Loan Debt Cancellation Trap
Posted by Glenn Reynolds
"Even if the government actually had the half-trillion dollars of "free money" you would need to make a significant dent in the total student loans out there (that wouldn't even cover a third of it), are people with graduate degrees really the most needy demographic you could find to shower that money upon? ... Matt is also correct about the awful political optics of this. The loan forgiveness under discussion would go almost entirely to college graduates.
|While Biden Dithered, Britain
Became Ukraine's Top Ally
I'd imagine I wasn't the only one who, upon seeing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson courageously ambling through Kyiv earlier this month, harkened back to the great Winston Churchill's strolls through wartime London eight decades ago. Last summer, Johnson surprised many foreign policy gurus by deploying British aircraft carriers within a few miles of Crimea. This intrepid move angered the Kremlin and contrasted significantly with President Joe Biden's reluctance to get tough on Russia, including the cancellation of U.S. Navy deployments to the Black Sea.
|'Fact Checkers' Claim Biden
Wasn't 'Shaking Hands With Thin Air.' Oh, Really?
Last Thursday, Joe Biden spoke to students and faculty at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro. It was boilerplate political stuff – blaming the supply chain problems on COVID-19, increased fuel prices on the Russians, and inflation wasn't his fault. At the end of the speech, Biden's eyes became a little glassy and he turned around slowly and extended his hand. Except there was no one there. He turned the other way and mumbled something to himself with his hand still extended.
|Biden is now beyond funny – this is sad for our country|
|Saved By the Bunny
[And why is he discussing Afghanistan with little children?]
Having been coached by Snopes to scope out the different angles that might portray the president in a more flattering light, I have checked out a few views of the intervention of the Easter bunny in Biden's conversation yesterday on the White House lawn. Each angle confirms that White House staff do not trust the president to wing it and that he does not take their supervision amiss. He dutifully follows the lead of his minders who know him best. What a message.
|Report: The Chickens Come Home to
Roost for Chris Wallace
Back in December when longtime broadcast journalist Chris Wallace announced he was leaving Fox News and the coveted anchor perch he had held there for some 18 years, speculation ran high that the "new adventure" he hinted at heading off to involved a stint at CNN, which is Public Enemy Number One as far as Fox News viewers and a growing number of cable news watchers across the country are concerned. Sure enough, not long after Wallace revealed his departure from Fox, a statement was issued noting he would soon be joining CNN+, the paid streaming version of CNN which is expected to debut before the end of March.
|Trump Made a Bad Call in
Pennsylvania's Senate Race
What's happening with Oz here in Pennsylvania is a microcosm of where we are as a movement. Trump is human, and will not always be surrounded by patriotic advisors with the people's best interests at heart. That's why we need to get loud every time he weighs in with an endorsement that doesn't make sense. Part of supporting Trump is making him listen.
|Check Out the Classic Books School
Want to Remove from Reading Lists
It seems like the school reading lists that teachers have subjected students to since the time immemorial have remained relatively unchanged. It's easy to understand why: classic books have stood the test of time, and most modern books need that test of time before they can join the list of classics. That's not enough for today's school librarians. The same self-appointed heroes who rise up in anger and outrage when parents don't want certain books available to their kids have decided that some of the great classics that students have read for ages don't belong on school reading lists.
|Wisconsin Gov. Evers Vetoes
'parental bill of rights,'
Dozens of Other GOP Bills
Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed more than two dozen bills on Friday that were passed by Republicans in the state's legislature, including a proposal that would have established a parental bill of rights. Evers, a former state superintendent of schools, wrote in his veto message that "parents are the first and best teachers our kids have," but that the parental bill of rights is aimed at "dividing our schools."
|3 Colleges Get Their Just Deserts
Hans von Spakovsky
That totalitarian ideology has infected American colleges and universities and other institutions that are purveying cancel culture, wokeism, censorship, and gender dogma that rejects reality. But students, parents, and others are fighting back. And two colleges – Oberlin College and Shawnee State University – recently got exactly what they deserve: large legal judgments against them for defamatory and discriminatory misbehavior.
|It's On: Groomer School in
Sued for Hiding 'Gender Identity' from Parents
Vernadette Broyles, CEO and General Counsel of CPRC stated that "we are seeing this type of concerted effort by school officials across the country. School officials are making decisions about the lives of children that they are not qualified or authorized to make and doing it without telling, and often deceiving, parents. This is a clear violation of the parents' rights to control the education, health, and upbringing of their children."
|Florida Rejects Math Books Over
'prohibited and divisive' Concepts Such As Common Core and CRT
Florida has rejected 54 of the 132 math books submitted for use as part of the state's 2022-23 curriculum, a move praised by Gov. Ron DeSantis for identifying references to critical race theory, Common Core, and social emotional learning. The Florida Department of Education announced Friday that the majority of the rejected math books were for grades K-5. "Despite rejecting 41 percent of materials submitted, every core mathematics course and grade is covered with at least one textbook," the Department of Education said.
|SUNY Prof Defends 'adult-child
Saying 'I don't think it's blanket wrong at any age'
"Imagine that an adult male wants to have sex with a twelve-year-old girl. Imagine that she's a willing participant…" [Prof. Stephen] Kershnar says on video. "A very standard, very widely held view that there's something deeply wrong about this, and it's wrong independent of it being criminalized," Kershnar continues. "It's not obvious to me that is in fact wrong. I think this is a mistake, and I think that exploring why it's a mistake will tell us not only things about adult-child sex and statutory rape, but also about fundamental principles of morality."
Course At Utah College Lets
Class 'watch pornographic films together'
Students at the private liberal arts college can take "FILM-300O: Porn" to earn two credits toward their film studies degree during the 2022-2023 school year, according to the film department's website. "Hard core pornography is as American as apple pie and more popular than Sunday night football," the course description reads. "Our approach to this billion-dollar industry is as both a cultural phenomenon that reflects and reinforces sexual inequalities (but holds the potential to challenge sexual and gender norms) and as an art form that requires serious contemplation."
Week ending 17 April 2022
|Smoking Guns: Joe Biden
Referred Business and Mingled Finances with
Son Hunter, Messages Show
Seamus Bruner and John Solomon
President Joe Biden was more involved in Hunter Biden's financial and business dealings than previously acknowledged, allowing his son to pay some of his bills, diverting one of his tax refunds to his son, rubbing elbows with the first son's foreign clients and even directly referring a friend who wanted to "do some work" with his son, according to email and text messages reviewed by Just the News. Jeff Cooper "asked for you," Joe Biden texted his son, sending along the phone number of a well-to-do trial lawyer and longtime Joe Biden donor. "Wants to do some work with you. Love Dad."
|Where to Put the Illegals
The "Biden administration" apparently intends to lift the Title 42 restriction on illegal immigration that was imposed by the Trump administration. This move is deeply unpopular, but the radicals who run the administration don't care. They know they are going to lose control of Congress in November and most likely will lose the presidency in 2024. So they are determined to bring about as much irreversible change as possible, as soon as they can.
|Emails Obtained by Fox News Show
Notorious Crime Boss
Whitey Bulger's Nephew Had Role In Hunter Biden's Chinese Affairs
According to a report from Fox News, James "Whitey" Bulger's nephew, Jim Bulger, was a business associate of Hunter Biden who also appears to have played a key role in a number of Hunter's Chinese business ventures. Whitey Bulger has a criminal past and was a notorious Boston crime boss. After fleeing Boston in 1994, he became one of the nation's most-wanted fugitives.
|Zuckerberg Ends Controversial
Grants to Election Offices
The money was supposed to be used to buy personal protective equipment and new ballot-counting equipment, train poll workers, and expand mail-in voting. But critics have a less charitable take on what happened. They say the Zuckerbergs helped buy the presidency for presidential candidate Joe Biden by improperly influencing election officials and artificially driving up turnout in Democrat, but not Republican, strongholds across the nation.
|The Ukraine "welcome to hell"
The video isn't a Ukrainian government production, just something floating around online that's made a splash in Russian state media. You see, the degenerates who are cheering on war crimes in Bucha and saying things like "Finish off the Nazi scum" on Russian television are offended that this clip depicts the killing of a Russian. And not even a "real" Russian: The scene is obviously an allegory of the war, with Ukraine represented by a woman in traditional Ukrainian dress finishing off the brute who's tried to ravage her.
|Watch the 2-min video – if you dare! (SFW)|
|Pentagon Gives Unused Stash of
Russian Helicopters to Ukraine, After Fall of Afghanistan
The U.S. government will give Ukraine a fleet of helicopters the Pentagon originally bought from Russia in order to bolster the Afghan National Army. The Mi-17 "Hip" helicopters were built in Kazan, in the Republic of Tatarstan, and were sold to the U.S. via Russia's military export agency, Rosoboronexport. The U.S. planned to send the helicopters to the Afghan National Security Forces, but they have been grounded since Kabul fell to the Taliban, according to the Army.
|UPDATED: Russia Says Damaged
Sank Under Tow Headed to Black Sea Homeport
U.S. Naval Institute
Russian Navy's Black Sea flagship RTS Moskva (121) has sunk while being towed toward Sevastopol, Crimea, after sustaining major damage in a fire Wednesday, Russian state media said on Thursday. Ukrainian officials claimed that Neptune shore-based anti-ship guided missiles hit Moskva which had been operating from the Black Sea Fleet's headquarters in Sevastopol. "It very well could have been from an external source like like a missile," the defense official said. "That that range is not out of range for a Neptune.
|Excellent graphic of Moskva|
|Big Tech Speech Police Ignored
Threats, Racial Slurs By New York Terror Suspect
Social media platforms suspended a congressional candidate for saying cowardice enables evil and conditioned Donald Trump's reinstatement on the "risk of violence" receding long after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot – but missed or ignored threats of violence, wishing harm and racial hatred from the lone suspect in the New York subway shooting. Journalists and internet sleuths documented videos, memes and other posts by James on one or more YouTube and Facebook accounts going back years – and as recently as this week – that likely violated their content policies.
|Nabbed New York Terror Shooter
Suspect Is Black Nationalist
Who Praised 9/11 and Called for Killing 'All the Whiteys'
Now that the suspected New York train shooter has been arrested by the police, charges of terrorism and hate crimes can't be far behind. Or can they? As PJ Media has reported, suspected terrorist Frank James was a supporter of the black separatist group Nation of Islam. His recorded rantings on his YouTube channel and Twitter account were full of his racist poison. YouTube has already disappeared his channel with Frank James's hundreds of videos.
|After Brooklyn Subway Shooting,
Rasmussen Finds Americans
Aren't Buying Biden's Focus on Gun Control to Stop Violent Crime
The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today a new Rasmussen survey reinforces what they have been saying for years: More gun control laws are not the answer to preventing shootings like Tuesday's New York subway attack. According to Rasmussen, 51 percent of likely voters doubt the effectiveness of stricter gun control laws, adding that, "Majorities of every political category – 67% of Republicans, 52% of Democrats and 59% of unaffiliated voters – say it's not possible to completely prevent mass shootings."
|People Aren't That Dumb|
|Joe Biden Just Can't Stop Lying
the Second Amendment, and Gun Control
Near the end of his remarks, Biden stated, "From the very beginning, the Second Amendment didn't say you could own any gun you want and big as you want. You couldn't buy a cannon when in fact the Second Amendment passed. And certain people from the very beginning weren't allowed to purchase guns." "Every time Joe Biden repeats this canard," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb, "he reinforces the notion that he is a habitual, pathological liar. "This isn't just an idle error, it's an obsession with him."
|The Brooklyn Subway Attack Just
Gun Control Argument Presented in NYSRPA v. Bruen
The attack that occurred in New York City subway yesterday is proof positive that gun control, as envisioned by the Gun Control Industry and like-minded politicians, simply does not work. Honest, hard-working people were going about their day in Brooklyn, headed to work. Thanks to the intransigence of their local and state governments, these people were completely disarmed, left to the mercy of someone who'd planned his attack to do the most damage possible.
|Completed DHS Investigation Clears
Maligned Horse-Mounted Border Patrol Agents
A Department of Homeland Security investigation into Del Rio Sector Horse Patrol Unit agents determined no wrongdoing occurred. The results came six months after DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas promised a speedy investigation into the agents wrongly accused of whipping migrants. A source close to the investigation informed Breitbart Texas the Border Patrol expects the official report of findings to be delivered shortly.
|Beijing's Long Arm
Targets Shen Yun Artists in Upstate New York
Dancers and musicians who have fled communist China and found a base in the serenity of rural upstate New York are now finding themselves the target of overseas operations by Beijing as well as an American national with close ties to China. The target of the CCP's operation is Shen Yun Performing Arts, the performing arts company celebrated for its world-class performances of classical Chinese dance and music. Why the group is targeted is clear from its slogan this year: "China Before Communism."
|Pennsylvania State Senate Passes
Ballot Drop Boxes, Zuckerbucks – Will Gov Sign?
The legislative chamber passed Senate Bill 1200 along party lines, which requires absentee ballots to be returned either by mail or delivered to the county board of elections office. Republicans who oppose drop boxes said that they were not expressly authorized by a 2019 law expanding mail-in voting. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled they were legal.
|ONE MILLION DOLLARS for the Leaker of Joe's
Glenn K. Beaton
Joe Biden is cognitively impaired. He gets confused as to where he is, who he is, and what he is. He forgets the names and circumstances around him. He refuses to keep to his teleprompter script, and refuses to recognize how much he should. Truculently and combatively, he blames reporters and calls them "stupid" – even friendly ones – for merely asking good questions to which he has no intelligible answers. If I didn't despise Biden's policies, personality, greed, girl-fondling, criminal son, ethics, dishonesty, hair plugs, and ladder-climbing "doctor" wife, I'd feel sorry for him.
|Sen. Graham Asks How Biden Made
'all this money off the vice presidency'
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., asked how then-Vice President Joe Biden allegedly made "all this money off the vice presidency" Tuesday on "Jesse Watters Primetime." "How did [Biden] make all this money off the vice presidency?" Graham asked host Jesse Watters. "I want somebody to ask the questions of the Biden family that were asked of the Trump family – 'What were your deals in Russia?'" he continued.
Override Governor's Veto of Abortion Restrictions
Kentucky lawmakers on April 13 overrode Gov. Andy Beshear's veto of legislation that makes it more difficult to obtain abortions. The Kentucky House of Representatives voted 31-6 and the Kentucky Senate voted 76-21 to override the veto by Beshear, a Democrat. The measure, House Bill 3, takes effect immediately.
|Walmart to Pay Truckers $110,000 a
More Than Double Average College Grad Salary
Walmart is raising the starting salary for in-house truck drivers to as much as $110,000 a year and no lower than $95,000, up from an average starting salary of $87,000... For context, Walmart drivers make more than the average college graduate with a four-year degree. College graduates start out with an average salary of $55,260. Walmart truckers make double that, without the debt and wasted hours in the classroom with a nutty professor.
|Where do I sign up?|
|'I Don't Need Your Business': Georgia
Tells 'Ignorant' Biden Supporters to Dine Elsewhere
A Georgia restaurant owner posted a notice on the establishment's window slamming President Joe Biden and his "ignorant" supporters and attributed the rise in supply costs and shortage of workers for his restaurant to the policies implemented by the Biden administration. The notice instructed Biden voters who have no regrets about their vote in the 2020 election to take their business somewhere else.
|Disney's "not-at-all-secret gay
agenda" Appears to Be Backfiring
Lest you be deceived by the title and think that I'm the one accusing Disney of having a gay agenda, I'm not. I'll probably get around to that in a moment, but the phrase is a direct quote from Disney Television Executive Producer Latoya Raveneau. He proudly stated on video that he was "wherever I could, just basically adding queerness... No one would stop me and no one was trying to stop me." And yes, he described this as his, "not-at-all-secret gay agenda to insert queerness into children's animation."
Is How 'detransitioners' Who Regret Their
Gender Assignment Surgeries Get Sidelined By Leftist Narratives
As higher education institutions and academic theories promote transgender ideology to young adults, there is a growing movement of people who regret their decision to transition that does not appear to factor into campus policies and debates on gender. March 12 marked "Detrans Awareness Day." A number of advocates took to Twitter to share their own personal "detransition" stories.
|Transgender Woman Who Transitioned
Now Says She Wasn't Old Enough to Make That Decision
Corinna Cohn is a transgender woman who transitioned at age 19 and wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post in which she says she was too young. It's not a regret piece but it's still cautionary. "When I was 19, I had surgery for sex reassignment, or what is now called gender affirmation surgery. The callow young man who was obsessed with transitioning to womanhood could not have imagined reaching middle age. But now I'm closer to 50, keeping a watchful eye on my 401(k), and dieting and exercising in the hope that I'll have a healthy retirement."
|Kentucky Lawmakers Override
Democrat Governor's Veto of
Bill Banning Transgender Athletes from Girls' Sports
The Republican-controlled legislature in Kentucky voted Wednesday to override Democrat Gov. Andy Beshear's veto of legislation that would prohibit transgender athletes from competing in sex-segregated sporting events from sixth grade through college. The expected move came after Beshear refused to sign Senate Bill 83 last week and claimed it was most likely unconstitutional. He said the legislation "discriminates against transgender people" and therefore would not hold up in court.
Pennsylvania House Passes Bill Preventing
Transgender Females from Competing In Female Sports
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted to pass a measure Tuesday which designates sports in schools across the state by biological sex, prohibiting transgender females from participating in female sports. In a vote of 115-84, House Bill 972, dubbed the Fairness in Women's Sports Act, passed through the House and now moves to the state Senate for consideration. Should the measure successfully pass in a vote by the state Senate, which is debating a similar measure, Senate Bill 1191, Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf has pledged to veto it.
|New Jersey Lesson Plan Endorses
Puberty Blockers to
Fifth Graders to 'Manage' Teen Years
New Jersey public school students as young as ten years old could be taught that puberty blockers are an acceptable way to "manage" adolescence, and that masturbating "a few times a day" is a healthy way to relieve stress, according to sample lesson plans being reviewed by the state's school districts. According to documents ... New Jersey school districts are reviewing new sex education lesson plans that push animated videos – known as "AMAZE" – for fifth graders on graphic sex-related content.
|Sex and the Schools, or,
An Essay You Don't Want to Read
C. Bradley Thompson
In this new series of essays, I'd like to show you what is being taught in America's twenty-first-century government schools and the philosophy behind it. The portrait that I will present here is not a pretty one, but it is the reality. The simple truth of the matter is that America's government schools are intellectually bankrupt and morally corrupt. To suggest otherwise is either disingenuous or a form of head-in-the-sand-ism.
|Did the Iroquois Confederation
Influence the Constitution?
A Myth They May Be Teaching Your Children
Some schools are teaching children that the formation of the American Union, and specifically the Constitution, were influenced heavily by the pre-existing federation of the Iroquois Indians. There are many websites making the same claim. As someone with native ancestry, I'd be glad if it were true. But it's demonstrably false. Parents who find out that their children are being fed this misinformation should insist that it be stopped.
|Survey: Kids Think Farm Animals
Deserve Same Treatment As Pets
Life would be much better for farm animals if children were in charge, a new British study suggests. Unlike adults, children believe farm animals should be treated the same as people and pets, and children are less likely to view eating animals as morally acceptable.
Hosts 'Drag Queen Story Hour' for 2-Year-Olds
As part of the school's Pride 2022 campaign, two local drag queens read books "highlighting inclusion and acceptance" to the children and led "come-and-go craft" activities. The Pride 2022 webpage states that "activities are geared towards ages 2-8, but all ages are welcome to join in on the fun," however the flyer advertising the Apr. 9 Drag Queen Story Hour notes the target audience included children "ages 2-10."
Week ending 10 April 2022
|All the Big Guy’s Bag Men
Daniel J. Flynn
Joe Biden makes up for lacking the gift of gab in his grift of graft. He may call a “salon” a “saloon” and describe his wife as the former vice president. But the Joe Biden who fails in letters passes numbers summa cum laude. “The least wealthy [Obama] administration figure is Vice President Joe Biden,” CBS News reported in 2009, “whose net worth is estimated at just $27,012.” Times change, and so did Middle Class Joe’s net worth, which now hovers around $8 million, according to Forbes.
|Democrats' 'Don't Say
Gay' Gaslighting Is
Driving the Middle Class to Republicans
Adam B. Coleman
At the peak of the Critical Race Theory controversy in June of 2021, I was invited to Waukesha, Wisconsin to give a speech in front of a crowd of what was supposed to be a few hundred people about my thoughts on race and CRT in schools. 600 people showed up – double the number the organizers had expected... These are normal, middle class parents with reasonable concerns. But to hear the liberal media tell it, upset parents showing up to school districts around the country were simply racists who were there because Fox News created a moral panic about something that isn't happening.
|Biden's Regulatory Blitz a Massive
Especially Harming Seniors and Low-Income Americans
Public attention is understandably focused these days on the inflationary effects of massive government spending, which has increased the national debt by $7 trillion in the past two years. No less dire are the repercussions of the Biden administration's radical regulatory agenda. Some 200 of the regulations are designated as "economically significant"... None of more than 450 federal agencies track regulatory costs either cumulatively or in the aggregate. The most widely cited estimate pegs the annual private sector cost of compliance as exceeding $2 trillion.
|Joe Biden is the Doomsday Scenario
We Were Warned About
Jeff M. Lewis
We have heard "Creepy Joe," "Ol' Joe," "Sleepy Joe," and "Stumblin' Joe," but now let's add "Doomsday Joe," because he, the Democrat Party, and the puppet masters behind the scenes are producing the script and pulling the strings are a cluster munition weapon of mass destruction that is wreaking havoc across America. Who can objectively assert that anything they are doing is good for America or for our allies in the free countries of the world.
|Ukraine Learns the Israel Lesson –
Zelensky Said His Country
Will Emerge from the Rubble a 'big Israel.’
He meant that the war would never really be over, that Ukraine would be on a permanent war footing, just as the Jewish state is. He meant that it would view its neighbors the way Israel has long viewed its own: As enemies waiting to pounce. Most importantly, he meant that Ukraine would never again rely on anyone else for its security: not the West, not the international community, not the so-called liberal order.
|Border Patrol Agents Accused of
Cleared of Criminal Misconduct
National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd told the Daily Caller News Foundation that the border agents accused of "whipping" migrants in September were cleared of criminal misconduct amid an ongoing investigation into the incident. "The only reason that we know that they were cleared is because OPR [Office of Professional Responsibility] started their investigation and they compelled them to give a statement," Judd told the DCNF. "Once you compel somebody to give a statement, you can't take criminal action against them."
|Clinton Campaign, DNC Are Paying
FEC Fines in an
Effort to Bury Story
The lead investigator for the House Intelligence Committee's 2018 probe into the FBI's investigation of alleged Trump-Russia collusion, Kash Patel, said the fact that the Hillary Clinton campaign is paying a penalty to Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an admittance of guilt. Clinton and DNC are doing so to bury the narrative and prevent more media coverage of these illegal activities, said Patel.
|Secret Service Agents In Biden
Reportedly Part of Bribery Scheme
Secret Service agents assigned to the security details for President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are involved in a bizarre bribery and infiltration scheme operated by a pair of phony federal agents, according to a new report. Secret Service agents typically rotate through different details over time and it’s unclear whom the agents were assigned to protect when FBI agents raided a Southeast DC apartment building late Wednesday and arrested Taherzadeh and Ali.
|Unnerving details are emerging|
|Numerous Health Problems More
Likely Because of
COVID-19 Vaccines Than Coincidence: VAERS Data Analysis
Various health problems reported by people after receiving one of the COVID-19 vaccine shots are more likely to have been caused by the vaccines than to be coincidental, according to an analysis of data from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). VAERS has been flooded with more than 1 million reports of various health problems and more than 21,000 death reports since the introduction of the vaccines in late 2020.
|Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Trial
Results Not Strong Enough to Warrant Authorization for Children
Regulators in the United States and elsewhere should not clear Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for children based on a clinical trial that found the shot under 50 percent effective in preventing infection, experts say. Moderna is pushing for emergency authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its jab for kids as young as 6 months of age, based on the results of the trial.
|The One Thing California
Politicians Won’t Try to Reduce ‘Gun Violence’: Putting More Criminals
So why, if California’s much-vaunted gun control laws have failed to choke off the supply of legal and illegal weapons, do politicians continue to claim that enacting even more will have an effect? … The newest effort at gun control in California, backed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, would authorize personal lawsuits against the manufacturers and sellers of illegal assault rifles or ghost guns, mirroring a new Texas law allowing suits against those who perform abortions.
|The 2020 Election Is Still In the
Remember Maricopa County, Arizona, site of recounts and audits after Biden’s razor-thin win in that state? Here’s the latest from the ever-so-slowly grinding wheels of justice: “We have reached the conclusion that the 2020 election in Maricopa County revealed serious vulnerabilities that must be addressed and raises questions about the 2020 election in Arizona,” said an “interim report” issued today by [Arizona] Attorney General Mark Brnovich…
|Adbusters Wants You to Let the Air
Out of People’s SUV Tires,
But Start By Targeting Wealthy Areas
We almost didn’t believe this was real, but it looks like it is. Adbusters is offering up the SUV Flat Tire Challenge with the mission being not to win individual converts but “to engender a systematic aversion to SUVs.” They even give you steps on how to go neighborhood to neighborhood letting the air out of people’s tires as a careful escalation against climate change.
|DeSantis Signs 'No Patient Left
Alone Act' Into Law
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed the "No Patient Left Alone Act" into law, a piece of legislation that allows visits to healthcare facilities even during emergencies. "Yes, I understand [hospitals] are trying to mitigate COVID, and that's important, but you can't just shut out all these human interactions for people who are in the hospital," DeSantis said during a news conference in Naples before signing the bill.
|Transgenderism: Why Stop There?
"Identifying" as someone who one is not has become all the rage. If you think you're somebody you're not, the whole world is expected to nod its collective head, if not stand up and cheer. This is especially true for gender identity, as William "Lia" Thomas has demonstrated so vividly in collegiate swimming pools. Unheralded male swimmer William Thomas became NCAA champion female swimmer Lia Thomas – Shazam! – just by saying so.
|California School Creates
Allows Students to ‘Swap Out’ of Clothes ‘Parents Approve of’
A high school in Oakland, California, is creating a “transition closet” that will allow students to come to school in clothes that their “parents approve of” and change into the clothing of their selected gender identities. The Post Millennial reported that the concept emerged from Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to help children experiment with transgenderism without their parents’ knowledge.
|Dep. of Education to Expand
Title IX Protections to Transgender Students
The Department of Education (DOED) is expected to extend Title IX protections to transgender students, a move that would reflect the Biden administration's stance on gender ideology. According to the abstract of the Fall 2021 proposal, Title IX would be extended to protect against discrimination on account of sexual orientation and gender identity, thus opening the door to include transgenderism within the same protections that apply to biological sex.
|Jury Convicts U. of Kansas
Hiding Ties to Chinese Government
A federal jury on Thursday convicted a former University of Kansas on three counts of wire fraud and one count of false statements after he deliberately concealed ties to the Chinese government while conducting government-funded research in the U.S. Feng “Franklin” Tao, 50, of Lawrence, Kansas, worked as a full-time professor at KU while also working with a Chinese university tied to the People’s Republic of China.
|Punished for Refusing Exam
"Leniency" for Black Students?
UCLA Prof. Gordon Klein's Case is Going to Trial
William A. Jacobson
Gordon Klein is a professor at UCLA's Anderson School of Management. What happened to Klein, which is now the subject of a lawsuit, is among the most insane circumstances we have seen in the dozens of post-George Floyd academic cancel culture cases we have followed. This was all part of the immediate post-George Floyd panic and purge in academia that consumed or almost consumed anyone who dissented from BLM and other radical orthodoxy (including yours truly). Students, administrators, and faculty were waiting to pounce on any thought infraction.