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Mail Fraud

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A recent cover of The Week magazine proclaimed “Undermining Democracy. The GOP’s blueprint for nullifying Democratic votes in 2024“. The article was another installment of the concentrated effort on the Left to convince Americans that voter fraud is essentially nonexistent, just a hoax used by Republicans as an excuse to deny the franchise to underprivileged […]

LUCHA’s Deep Ties to the Left

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Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA), an Arizona activism group, recently made headlines when activists affiliated with LUCHA followed Sen. Kristen Sinema (D-AZ) into a bathroom, filming her and confronting her about her opposition to the Biden administration’s $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill. Journalists quickly discovered that LUCHA has accepted over $1 million in donations from the Open Society […]

4 Scary Charts Show How Fast the Federal Government is Heading Toward Fiscal Disaster

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Every day Americans will ultimately pay the price for the federal government’s recklessness. The national debt is rapidly closing in on $29 trillion. The federal government now owes an astounding $228,999 per taxpayer. All the while, politicians in Washington, DC are bickering over whether to spend $4.5 trillion more or “just” $1.5 trillion. Yet almost entirely […]

How the Fed’s Easy Money Spurred Today’s Financial Frenzies

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Though the effective federal funds rate remains less than 0.1 percent, the reaction of the markets and financial press as the ten-year Treasury yield crossed the 1.5 percent threshold near the start of the month reminds us just how fragile our economy’s underlying monetary framework has become over the past two decades. Regularly at a minimum of at least 4 […]

The 2020 Election Wasn’t Stolen, It Was Bought By Mark Zuckerberg

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The true story of how Mark Zuckerberg privatized the government’s voter registration and vote counting for Democrats in 2020. During the 2020 election, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent hundreds of millions of dollars to turn out likely Democratic voters. But this wasn’t traditional political spending. He funded a targeted, private takeover of government election operations […]

Let’s Go Brandon!

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From the outset, it should be clear that showing disrespect for the President of the United States is not a good thing.  It might be deserved, but it is a sad commentary on the state of things today that it is so openly expressed. The Left started this and now their guy is subject to […]

Social Security COLA for 2022 Biggest since 1982, But Still Won’t Cover Actual Cost of Living Increases for Many Retirees

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For retirees, 2021 was a nasty year: Red hot inflation and a stingy COLA. In 2022, they might fall behind more slowly.   Among the red-hot inflation data released today was the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), which is used to calculate the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Social […]

New Reasons to Dislike Hate Crimes

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Hate crimes always seemed like a stupid idea to me. If you are a Jew and your family member is murdered, do you really care that the murderer is a Jew-hater? It goes the same for Blacks, Gays, or any other group. Personally, I would not care what the murderer’s motivation was; I would want […]

If Hospitals Are Overwhelmed, Maybe They Should Stop Threatening to Fire Staff

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As if COVID hysteria hasn’t been bad enough, President Biden took it to the next level last month. In a troubling press conference, Biden announced vaccine mandates for private companies that employ 100 or more people—making sure to emphasize that this is not about “freedom or personal choice.” But this wasn’t the first time we’d […]

A Reflection on Indigenous Peoples Day

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There’s a much better name for the day, one that captures the true spirit of today’s America October 11 was Indigenous Peoples Day. It used to be called Columbus Day before it became woke. Unlike some of my fellow Italians, I don’t have heartburn over the demise of Columbus Day. However, the silly wokeness behind […]

Groceries Feed Gains in the Everyday Price Index in September

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The AIER Everyday Price Index increased by 0.6 percent in September, the tenth consecutive month of gain.  Over the last 10 months, the monthly increases have been between 0.4 percent and 1.2 percent, putting the 10-month gain at 7.5 percent or an annualized pace of 9.1 percent. Including the two months prior to the run […]

The Erasure of ‘Women’ Is Escalating

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The campaign to erase references to women has reached new levels of absurdity. In just the last few weeks, it’s made forays into social media, medical journals, and even federal legislation. For example, if you’ve spent much time on social media lately, you’ve likely seen the ACLU’s edits of a quote from Ruth Bader Ginsburg […]

Judge Rules Against Arizona In Minimum Wage Lawsuit

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A county judge says Arizona cannot extract the additional cost of doing state business in a city that increased its minimum wage, making it more expensive to operate there. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge James Smith sided with the city of Flagstaff about whether a provision in the 2019 Arizona budget allowed the state to […]

Beware of the Progressive Redefinition of Moderates

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Progressive thought control efforts have turned to a new attack on moderates. As reported on The Hill, first-year Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.), said “Referring to the small handful of conservative Democrats working to block the president’s agenda as ‘moderates’ does grave harm to the English language and unfairly maligns my colleagues who are actually moderate yet […]

Democrats Want To Give Illegal Aliens $80 Billion In Handouts In Reconciliation Bill

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Democrats want to give illegal aliens $80 billion in handouts through the Child Tax Credit provision included in the massive reconciliation bill that is currently under consideration by Congress. While Democrats, progressives, and Republicans are still fighting over whether they will pass the expensive social policy bill that grants the administration’s leftist agenda trillions of […]

COVID expert Dr. Peter McCullough urges ‘unbreakable resistance’ to vaccines for kids

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This ‘can’t be about COVID at this stage,’ he said. It’s about ‘some type of totalitarian takeover that’s occurred all over the world. Something very dark is going on.’   (LifeSiteNews) — Eminent COVID-19 expert and highly published physician Dr. Peter McCullough provided a comprehensive well-documented presentation to colleagues regarding the “unbelievable atrocity” occurring in the […]

Taiwan’s Wealth Shows Cuba’s Poverty Is the Result of Socialism, Not a Blockade

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Cuba and Taiwan began the ’70s with similar economies, but today the GDP of the Caribbean island is five times less than that of Taiwan.   For decades the Communist Party of Cuba has blamed the United States for Cuba’s misery and poverty, alluding to the “blockade” that the U.S. maintains against Cuba. However, the […]

Tucson Keeps Missing the Bigger Picture

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That’s especially so on immigration, Amazon, and the minimum wage. The Tucson establishment often misses the bigger picture in the pursuit of transitory feel-good measures. Take the subjects of immigration, Amazon, and the minimum wage—subjects that I don’t have ideological or partisan heartburn over but do care that Tucson is consigning itself to permanent also-ran […]

Civil Forfeiture Lawsuit Against Arizona Moving Forward

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A federal appeals court has ruled a Washington state couple’s lawsuit against the state of Arizona over what they say was an unconstitutional seizure of their property can continue. Terry and Ria Platt loaned their vehicle in 2016 to their son to use on vacation when Arizona state troopers stopped him on Interstate 40 in […]

Navajos Oppose Drilling Ban in Biden’s massive “Human Resources” Bill

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A provision tucked into the $3.5 trillion spending and tax bill would ban new drilling for oil and natural gas on and near Navajo land in northwestern New Mexico. Convinced that the ban would cause severe economic harm to tribal members in the affected area, the 24th Navajo Council sent a Sept. 27 letter, obtained […]

Communist China’s Aggression in the South China Sea

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In March, a huge Chinese fishing fleet descended on Whitsun Reef, which lies within the exclusive economic zone of the Philippines. The Philippine government called on China to cease “militarizing the area”. Almost eight months later, however, more than 150 Chinese vessels reportedly remain in Philippine waters. Pictured: Whitsun Reef, as seen from space. (Image […]

Sorry, World Bank and Mainstream Media, Climate Change Not Driving Immigration

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A Google news search today of the term “climate change” turns up dozens of stories carried by the mainstream media claiming a study from the World Bank shows climate change could force more than 200 million people to migrate within the borders of their own countries from farms to cities. Like previous predictions made about […]

Putting Power in Parents’ Hands: Wisconsin Legislature Passes Law to Stop Politics in K-12

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Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass powerful new Academic Transparency legislation to bring sunlight in—and take politics out—of its K-12 classrooms. Based on the Goldwater Institute’s model policy language, and with the support of the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL), the Wisconsin State Senate and State Assembly today […]

Americans Reject President Too Weak to Take on Radicals in His Own Party

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President Joe Biden’s poll numbers are tanking, especially among independent voters. The American people do not like weak leaders, and they do not like the craziness that’s infiltrating their daily lives. Biden campaigned as someone who could bring the country together. Since taking office, he’s made no effort to do that. Instead, he has continually […]

GOP Governors: Biden Ignores Meeting Request On border crisis, propose own solutions

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Twenty-six U.S. governors requested to meet with President Joe Biden to propose solutions to the ongoing border crisis, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said at a Wednesday new conference. Because Biden did not respond to the request, the governors said they decided to take their message to the American people, proposing their own solutions to the […]

Concealed Carry Permit Holders Surge Across The United States: 2021

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During the Coronavirus pandemic, the number of concealed handgun permits has soared to over 21.52 million – a 48% increase since 2016. It’s also a 10.5% increase over the number of permits we counted a year ago in 2020. Unlike gun ownership surveys that may be affected by people’s unwillingness to answer personal questions, concealed […]

Controversial BLM Pick Tracy Stone-Manning Confirmed To Lead Agency

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That elections have consequences is certainly more than a slogan. It could not be more true when it comes to this pick for this agency.  Democrats have confirmed a bona fide Eco-Terrorist to run the Bureau of Land Management that supervises much of our public lands and those that use them.  This will have grave […]

Mitch McConnell’s Surrender In The Debt Ceiling Fight Opens The Floodgates For Dems’ $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill

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Republicans caving on the debt ceiling paved the way for Democrats to focus the rest of the fall on their tax-and-spending spree. In July, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged “a hell of a fight” to stop Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending blowout, which “is not going to be done on a bipartisan basis.” That […]

“Shortages” Aren’t Causing Inflation. Money Creation Is

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For central bankers and mainstream analysts, the recent inflation outburst is only a transitory phenomenon that has nothing or very little to do with the massive monetary and fiscal stimuli unleashed during the pandemic. Although the Fed has recently conceded that price pressures are persisting longer than expected, the surge of inflation is allegedly due to supply bottlenecks caused […]

Arizona Faces Its Own Border Crisis, With Yuma Seeing Significant Increases In Illegal Crossings

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While much of the world watched roughly 15,000 Haitians illegally cross the Rio Grande River from Mexico into Del Rio, Texas, last month, an area near Yuma, Arizona, has become the Grand Canyon State’s Del Rio equivalent. Known as “The Gap,” a well-known break in the border fence near the Morelos Dam is where migrants […]

They’re Coming for You

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For years, politicians have claimed that the rich weren’t paying their “fair share.” While it’s taken a decade or more for voters to catch wind of the truth, people are finally beginning to realize that the rich actually pay far more than the rest of us. According to Congressional Budget Office figures, the average household […]

American Liberty Must Not Become Coronavirus Casualty

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When announcing his nationwide vaccine mandate, President Joe Biden declared, “This is not about freedom.” But for Americans who live outside the Beltway, it is absolutely about freedom, because America is about freedom. Yes, the coronavirus is still with us. Yes, it is still potentially dangerous, particularly to vulnerable Americans. But the need long since has […]

Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda Would Impose The Country’s Highest Tax Hike Since 1968

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Evidence is clear that tax hikes, especially those on income, are very harmful to economic growth since they are more distortionary to productive economic activity than other taxes. Income taxes work by reducing the incentive for individuals to work and invest in building capital. Tax hikes come in different shapes and sizes, however. Some factors […]

Tucson v. Arlington on Immigration and Amazon

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Musings and questions from a left-wing socialist who is also a right-wing supremacist. Americans are so divided on immigration and other issues that one risks being typecast as either a left-wing socialist or a right-wing supremacist for daring to send something around that one side or the other dislikes. Given that I believe that both political […]

Biden Destroying Debt Ceiling Filibuster Breaks Campaign Promise To Restore Decorum

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Editors’ Note: Since this article was published October 6th at Independent Women’s Forum, Senator Mitch McConnell and ten other U.S. Senators ‘caved’ (on 10/7) to allow Democrats to raise the debt ceiling until December, kicking the ‘can down the road’. This was unnecessary given that even with Biden’s and Schumer’s threat of killing the filibuster, […]

Bombs Away !! A Razor Thin Congressional Democrat Majority Is About to Transform and Break America and Must Be Stopped: Here’s How

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The U.S. House and Senate Democrats are attempting to ram through over 2,500 pages of transformational legislation with a Senate reconciliation vote (50 + VP) and a House vote that has a 5 vote Democrat majority (smallest in past century). THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO MANDATE FOR THIS. It is our belief that Nancy Pelosi and […]

Hillsdale Imprimis: The Disaster at Our Southern Border

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The following is adapted from a speech delivered on July 22, 2021, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C., as part of the AWC Family Foundation Lecture Series. In just a few short months, the Biden administration has created a disaster on the southern border of […]

Biden Policy Imposes Vaccine Mandate On Border Patrol Agents, Not Migrants

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Border patrol agents who’ve spent their careers protecting the U.S. now face termination if they refuse to get vaccinated for COVID-19 by November. At the same time, the Biden administration is imposing no vaccination requirements on those entering the U.S. illegally as a condition for being processed and released into the U.S. In response, U.S. […]

Book Review: Faustian Bargain-The Soviet-German Partnership And The Origins of the Second World War

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Author: Ian Ona Johnson.  Published by Oxford University Press. It would be safe to say that World War I set up the circumstances for The Great Depression and World War II and that World War II set the stage for the Cold War and the growth of the worldwide welfare state. Thus the two wars coming […]

National School Boards Association Calls on Biden to Police Parents Using Domestic Terror Laws

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Editors’ Note:  There has been an increasing number of statements by public officials of late that parents are not the number one stakeholder in the education of their children. Hence the term “public school” should be best termed a “government school”, because teachers’ unions, educational bureaucrats, and elected school board officials, are increasingly taking the […]

As China Celebrates a Birthday, Hong Kong Has a Funeral

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On October 1 last year, China celebrated its 70th anniversary of one-party rule. It was marked by a conspicuous display of military prowess, including the unveiling of new weaponry. This type of celebration had been relegated to just one each decade, with smaller commemorations on the five year marks. But with China’s increasing power, and […]

My “Wealth Effect Monitor” for the Money-Printer Economy: Holy Moly, October Update

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Editor’s Note: It is amusing, if not tragic, that those who complain the most about “inequality”, pursue monetary, fiscal, and tax policies, that make it much worse for the poor.  Asset price inflation favors obviously those with the means to own assets: stocks, bonds, and real estate. While inflation is a tax on all of […]

Our Failed Medical Establishment

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Our country has long known that our established medical oversight operations were a failure. The FDA suffers from bureaucratic inertness. We finally as a nation passed a Right-to-Try law, which returns control of medical decisions back to the doctor and patient instead of a spiritless administration. Faced with an international pandemic, we have now seen […]

Book Profile: The Argument: Revolt of the Activists

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The Capital Research Center (CRC) specializes in investigating how left-of-center nonprofits impact American public policy and how such groups are funded. Independent nonpartisan nonprofits can greatly influence issues that affect electoral outcomes, even without directly involving themselves in partisan politics. CRC has published reports analyzing different categories of political spending over past election cycles, finding […]

Inflation Hits 30-Year High According to This Key Metric

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It’s the biggest annual surge recorded since January 1991—roughly three decades ago.   Left-leaning media coverage has in recent weeks pushed the narrative that inflation is fading. But shocking new inflation numbers released today blow that media spin to smithereens. The Labor Department just released the latest Personal Consumption Expenditures index (PCE), which is the […]

What Makes A Country?

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A loose definition might start with “an aggregation of people sharing some or all of the same culture: language, religion, values, arts, music, sports, political organization, history, etc.” In other words, a country consists of people with a shared culture. Not everyone shares everything identically or completely, but there is a general commonality of beliefs […]

Arizona Senate President Warns State Could Take Control of Maricopa Election After Audit Red Flags

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“If we find that you are breaking the laws, and you can’t do the election yourself, then maybe the state ought to step in and do it,” said Karen Fann. Following the release of explosive findings by an independent forensic audit of the 2020 election in Arizona’s Maricopa County, the state may step in to […]

What’s Inside The $3.5 Trillion Bernie-Biden Spending Blowout

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After passing a $1.2 trillion infrastructure spending bill on a bipartisan basis — which is filled with liberal spending priorities — Congress is now considering a budget resolution that is the largest tax-and-spend bill in history. If enacted, it would permanently expand government control over almost every aspect of American life, from childcare responsibilities and […]

The New Progressive Era: The Age of Corruption

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Those of you who can remember your U.S. History, recall the turn of the 20th century “Progressives” who among other things, attempted to reduce political corruption. Many leaders such as Theodore Roosevelt fought the entrenched forces of Tammany Hall, advocated for a professional civil service based on merit, supported voter initiatives and recalls, and promoted “muckraking” […]

Wind And Solar Folly In Detail

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The Lower 48 states of the US cover four time zones. The sun sets in California about 3 hours after the sun sets in New York. One must wonder if the folks running the government in Washington DC are aware of this. President Joe Biden’s plan for a climate-friendly electric grid depends on his administration’s […]

Biden’s Demagoguery That Government Spending is Costless

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There is only one way to describe the fiscal mindset of those in the White House and in Congress who are proposing new federal budgetary expenditure and taxing increases in the trillions of dollars: a fantasy land of financial irrationality. The Biden Administration insists on additions to the already bloated American welfare state that will […]

Debt Limit Negotiations – Threat Or Opportunity For Fiscal Conservatives?

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Surprise, surprise! It’s time to go through the debt limit-raising hassle again. Democrats are clamoring for immediate action to avert a financial crisis which would be blamed on Republicans, just because. Meanwhile, the Republican campaign conservatives aren’t showing much enthusiasm for this rare possibility of achieving significant fiscal reform. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen rolled out […]

Legendary Gun Maker Moves Out of Progressive Massachusetts

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Smith & Wesson, a legendary name in American firearms manufacturing has announced it is leaving Springfield Massachusetts for the friendlier business and political climate of East Tennessee. Smith and Wesson President and CEO Mark Smith suggested the company had “been left with no alternative” other than to leave because of legislation that passed in the […]

What the Arizona Audit Really Shows—and Why Election Officials Should Be Embarrassed

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Critics of the forensic audit of Maricopa County, Arizona—including local election officials and many reporters—who are crowing that the audit confirms that President Joe Biden won the election in Arizona, either don’t understand the purpose of an audit or are trying to deliberately obscure the most worrying findings in the audit. In fact, by concentrating […]

Manchin Drops The Hammer

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After weeks of speculation about the position of Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), the Senator made the following statement about the proposed $3.5 trillion dollars worth of Biden’s new spending: “Every Member of Congress has a solemn duty to vote for what they believe is best for the country and the American people, not their party,” […]

Covid-19 Is Not a “Pandemic of the Unvaccinated”

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On Friday, September 17, the CDC published a study that refutes the common claim that Covid-19 is a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.” Coauthored by more than 50 MD’s and Ph.D.’s, the study contains data on the vaccine status of adults hospitalized with Covid-19 at 21 U.S. hospitals across 18 states during March to August of […]

Arizona Education Advocates Submit Signatures To Erase Tax Cuts

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Arizona’s teacher union and education advocates have submitted enough signatures, if they survive scrutiny, to put a repeal of tax cuts on the 2022 election ballot. The Arizona Education Association, along with other public education advocates, submitted more than 340,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office hours before Tuesday’s 5 p.m. deadline. “Today’s filing […]

The Most Splendid Housing Bubbles in America: Holy Cow, September Update

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Even the Fed is getting antsy about this raging mania house-price inflation. Housing Bubble 1 is starting to look cute in comparison. House prices spiked 19.7% from a year ago, the biggest year-over-year increase in the data going back to 1987, according to the National Case-Shiller Home Price Index today. But the national index of this raging […]

Arizona Could Be Ground Zero in U.S. Microchip Self-Reliance

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Arizona’s technology sector will play a prominent role in American manufacturing’s latest plan to reclaim its title as the world’s leader in semiconductors from Asia. One of the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic was the need for U.S. manufacturing companies to diversify their supply chains. Semiconductor production slowed to a crawl in 2020, causing […]

Critics Pan Biden’s Claim $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill Costs ‘Zero’

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President Joe Biden is taking fire for comments he made about his $3.5 trillion legislation just as the bill faces a deeply split Congress. Biden made headlines for claiming the bill would cost “zero dollars,” despite media reports and members of both parties commonly naming the bill’s cost at $3.5 trillion for the last several […]

FBI Narrative About the Jan. 6th Capitol ‘Insurrection’ Is IMPLODING

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Editors’ Note:  It appears that the two organizations often cited by Democrats as leaders of the “insurrection” on January 6, 2021, the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers, were not only penetrated by the FBI, but their top leadership were FBI informants. The most recent attempt on September 18th to revive the “insurrection”, provoked again ringing the […]

Leftist Groups Pushing the John Lewis Voting Rights Act

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Naming the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) after the Georgia congressman who died last year may evoke the 1960s Civil Rights movement, but it would federalize elections almost as effectively as the similarly misnamed For the People Act (H.R. 1), which is why so many professional activist groups are trying to push […]

It is Enough Time; Biden Presidency is a Disaster

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We were told if we dumped the existing President and elected his opponent life would return to normalcy. The opponent was an experienced foreign policy person, and he would be a salve for the wounds of our angry allies. He would bring our domestic situation back to normal. This was all told to us by […]

Biden’s Wrecking Ball for Financial Privacy

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The Biden administration is seeking to compel banks to report to the IRS any bank account with more than $600 in transactions per year. This proposal is a linchpin of Biden’s American Families Plan, and will supposedly help generate almost $500 billion in federal revenue over the next decade. But previous catch-all financial reporting requirements […]

Phoenix To Use Federal Funding for Universal Basic Income Pilot

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One thousand lucky Phoenix families will get $1,000 in taxpayer funding a month in 2022. The Phoenix City Council has approved $12 million for a “Financial Assistance for Phoenix Families Program,” a lottery-based form of universal basic income that will begin in January 2022 if not sooner. The program, which has yet to be finalized, […]

China’s Crackdown on Debt, Tech & Evergrande Sends Frazzled Wall Street Titans to China

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The property sector and its debts are possibly the biggest financial mess in China’s history. The crackdowns by Chinese authorities on some of the biggest hype-and-hoopla industries have sent investors heading for the exits. There is a crackdown on debt to keep the financial system from imploding. There’s a crackdown on property speculation to tamp […]

6 Takeaways From Findings of Arizona Election Audit

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The Arizona Senate’s audit of election results in the state’s most populous county has affirmed Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump last November to win Arizona’s 11 electoral votes.  However, the election audit in Maricopa County did find procedural problems such as duplication of ballots and potential for fraud. Auditors recommended that the state address […]

Essential Marxist Reading for Liberals and Conservatives

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A review and overview of The Cult of Smart, by Fredrik deBoer, All Points Books, 276 pages. Fredrik deBoer is the author of The Cult of Smart, a book that unwittingly explains the sharp left turn of the Democrat Party and a growing number of young Americans. It also shows why the widening chasm between […]

Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Socialist Dream Is Tax-and-Spend Nightmare

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans a vote soon to push Sen. Bernie Sanders’ $3.5 trillion socialist dream budget one step closer to law The news gets worse from there. Every other detail about this onerous legislation merits scorn, revulsion, and rejection. The so-called Build Back Better budget resolution boasts a $3.5 trillion price tag. Taxpayers should be […]

4 Ways to Understand Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill

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House Democrats have unveiled pieces of the $3.5 trillion spending bill over the past several weeks. Most legislation focuses on specific issues, which makes it possible to have constructive debate. However, this bill covers welfare, immigration, taxes, energy, families, and much more, making it extremely difficult to comprehend. Providing context on this tax-and-spend bill’s size […]

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Dems’ $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill ‘Existential Threat’ to Economy

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One of the nation’s leading economic and business groups is warning that the $3.5 trillion spending bill before Congress is an “existential threat” to the nation’s economy. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has launched a six-figure television ad campaign targeting the proposed tax hikes in the measure that would be “taking more hard-earned money from […]

Eliminating Crude Oil Is Like Jumping Out Of A Plane Without A Chute

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The world and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are proposing banishment of fossil fuels and are focused on reducing emissions from fossil fuels at any costs, but a safety net of having a viable replacement should be in place before we jump off that cliff. Banning oil imports, fracking, and ceasing oil production […]

American Investors Are At Risk If Congress Continues To Give Fraudulent Chinese Companies A Pass

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Beijing’s refusal to comply with U.S. law while continuing to access our capital markets has subjected U.S. investors to the risk of enormous financial losses. Concern this week about the possible collapse of China’s Evergrande, which has a massive debt burden of $305 billion, highlights one more reason Congress needs to act to protect U.S. […]

Arizona Audit Flags Thousands Of Suspect Ballots, Kicking Issue To State’s Attorney General

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As Attorney General Mark Brnovich vows full probe, Democrats cheer findings while a key Trump lawyer calls for decertifying Arizona’s election results.   Editors’ Note: The release of the audit information to the Arizona State Senate and the public is a mixed bag.  Democrats have seized upon one part of the presentation, and that is […]

From Diseases to Recessions, Government Failure Is Endemic

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Massive government intervention in the aftermath of the global financial crisis has not prevented the Great Recession, but had actually deepened and prolonged it until the covid-19 pandemic and government lockdowns sent the economy into a tailspin in 2020. Larger monetary and fiscal growth stimuli followed, exacerbating previous economic distortions. In the same way that […]

From Marshall To Milley

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Four star generals and the process of their promotion, then and now, are worlds apart. On September 1, 1939, Brigadier George C. Marshall took the oath of office as the 15th U.S. Army chief of staff, a post he held until November 1945. When the ceremony ended, General Marshall confided to his aide de camp, […]

Harry and Meghan – “influential” eco frauds

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Prince-in-name-only Harry Windsor and his wife Meghan Markle really, really care about the planet and climate change. We know this because they often tell us. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (who reside eight time zones away from their monarchical fiefdom) now grace the cover of the latest issue of Time magazine for being among the “100 Most Influential People.” This, after last July when […]

We Need The Constitution Now More Than Ever

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These are fraught days for Americans. History is said to be cyclical but there is widespread concern that we are in inexorable decline. Our leadership role in the world which seemed secure three decades ago is under serious threat. Polls show that confidence and love of country are in decline, especially among the young. Traditional […]

Forest Service Sees Bipartisan Anger in Arizona Over Killed Wildfire Prevention Contract

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The U.S Forest Service announced the cancellation of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI), prompting criticism from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and U.S. Senators Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema. “The Forest Service blindsided Arizonans with their decision to cancel the long-awaited 4FRI contract,” Kelly said in a press release. “This is unacceptable and is only […]

How the Left Is Spreading Global Warming Alarmism on the Right

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If there’s one thing the Left knows cold, it’s deception. From Vladimir Lenin to Saul Alinsky, leftists are unparalleled masters of the art of victory through hoodwinking: Defeating opponents by fooling them into false agreement. Owning the battlefield in this war starts with controlling the language. We’ve seen this play out in the debate over […]

Tax and Spend: Arizona’s Battle over Proposition 208 Goes to the Courts

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How progressives are using ballot initiatives to raise taxes. Last year, as part of their efforts to expand government subsidies to teacher unions, progressives across the country targeted Arizona’s ballot box with an unusual initiative to impose a potentially devastating new income tax on the state. Fortunately, the Arizona Supreme Court effectively ruled the initiative unconstitutional […]

More Radical Than Roe: House Abortion Bill Would Repeal Existing Laws, Prohibit Future Pro-Life Laws

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In response to pro-life policy victories like the Texas Heartbeat Act and an upcoming Supreme Court case asking the justices to provide a constitutional course correction to America’s arbitrary and unworkable abortion jurisprudence, pro-abortion legislators in Congress are advancing a deceptively named piece of legislation called the Women’s Health Protection Act. The radical, far-reaching proposal […]

Gen. Mark Milley: China’s Man In The Pentagon?

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Hi all, I’m sorry to have been away from the keys, but I was tied up all day filming a PragerU segment about Live Not By Lies. And the Internet keeps going on and off at this hotel. Flying back home tomorrow. Anyway, I was stunned by the news about Gen. Mark Milley today. By […]

Arizonans Digging Heel In Over COVID Vaccination Hesitancy

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Polling is beginning to reveal a group of Arizonans will remain steadfast in their opposition to getting vaccinated against COVID-19 no matter how bleak the pandemic gets. OH Predictive Insights, a Phoenix-based polling, and marketing firm, released its monthly Arizona Public Opinion Pulse on Tuesday, showing the results of 1,000 state residents polled between Sept. […]

Tax Increases Cannot Pay for the Democrats’ Reconciliation Bill

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With a projected deficit of $3 trillion for this year already, congressional Democrats are moving full speed ahead to spend an additional $3.5 trillion over the next 10 years with no clear plan to pay for it. Despite claims by Speaker Pelosi and key Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) that the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending package […]

Stanford Profs Are Siding With China On Foreign Spies

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Stanford University has received more than $16 million from Chinese sources since 2017. A group of Stanford professors has asked the Department of Justice to end a program designed to find Chinese spies at American universities. When the opinions of American academics match the opinion of the Chinese Communist Party, it’s clear that higher education […]

Results of the Arizona Audit Pending

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Senator Karen Fann announced that the results of the Arizona audit should be made public on September 24, 2021. Like many voters, we are curious to see the results. Like most voters, we have tried to follow developments that are confusing, to say the least. One thing that does emerge is that conducting a forensic […]

Afghan Aftermath

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Even though we may all be thoroughly sick of discussing the Afghanistan situation, there is a subject worthy of analysis. It doesn’t involve the departure which was a disaster of epic proportions that was executed by our dullard of a President with obvious diminished capacity and rests entirely and completely on his shoulders and the […]

Biden Tax Proposal Would Cost Arizona Thousands of Jobs, ASU Report Estimates

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President Joe Biden’s proposal to increase the United States’ Global Intangible Low-Tax Income (GILTI) tax will lead to job losses at 266 public companies in Arizona, according to research from Arizona State University. The proposal doubles the GILTI rate to 21% from 10.5%. Ninety-four percent of U.S manufacturers believe the increase will harm their business, […]

Democrats Aim To Choke Off Arctic Drilling With Provision Tucked Into Reconciliation Package

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Tucked into the massive legislation are restored protections to bar drilling within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s 1002 Area. House Democrats are seeking to exploit the reconciliation process with a $3.5 trillion dollar package in pursuit of high-priority progressive programs. That wish list includes a litany of items on the left-wing green agenda, with protections […]

Democrats’ “Climate Change” Is Fake But Their Taxes Are Real

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Climate alarmism provides an excuse for increased taxation of fossil fuel companies, which inevitably shift this cost burden to the consumer. Sports coaches preach having “no memory.”  Meaning you have to forget your mistakes. A football quarterback has to forget his last pass was an interception. Because he needs to think about his next pass. […]

Sorry, AOC, Rich Already Pay Their Fair Share

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez donned an elegant gown with the slogan “Tax the Rich” painted on the back at the Met Gala in New York, where guests selected by Vogue’s Anna Wintour ponied up around $35,000 a pop for tickets. The scene was reminiscent of Tom Wolfe’s “radical chic” — though rather than being guests of […]

Crashing Out

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In Afghanistan, the United States succeeded only in creating a virtual fantasyland. In the summer of 2002, Karl Rove arranged a meeting with journalist Ron Suskind to tell him that reality was a thing of the past. Rove was the most senior and best-known advisor to President George W. Bush, the mastermind behind his election […]

Americans Support Governors’ Revolt Against Federal Vaccine Mandate, Poll Shows

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New polling shows that the majority of Americans do not approve of President Joe Biden’s new vaccine mandate. Biden announced the mandate last week, which includes requirements that any business with more than 100 employees ensure they are vaccinated or be tested weekly. Biden’s announcement included a range of other federal rules that are estimated […]

Is Diversity a Strength or a Danger?

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What history tells us about today’s identity politics.   It’s an article of faith that diversity is a strength, a faith that appeals to me, given that I spent a career at the leading edge of equal opportunity, affirmative action (i.e., outreach), and, before it was hijacked by radicals and anti-intellectuals, the diversity movement. Even […]

August Border Crossings Remain At Near-Record High

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The steady flow of migrants crossing America’s southern border with Mexico remains at levels not seen in decades. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s August data on migrant encounters near the southern border showed 208,887 encounters last month. That’s around 3,000 fewer than July’s record 212,000 encounters in July but significantly more than in August […]

A Subtle Catastrophe

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In the wake of the Afghanistan debacle, which could have been avoided with even a hint of Executive Branch foresight, President Biden needed a win. And how did he chase that much-needed win? He ordered some 80 million American citizens to get vaccinated. This he presented to the country in a condescending temper tantrum broadcast […]

Hail, Biden!: The President’s Toothless Caesarism

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President Joe Biden demonstrated his commitment to “norms” last week by delivering a speech threatening governors, and all who oppose his will, with a unilateral edict requiring COVID-19 vaccinations. As my colleague Fred Lucas reported, Biden “directed the Labor Department to develop an emergency regulation giving the Occupational Safety and Health Administration the authority to […]

Burning Batteries Pose A Huge Risk To EV Mandates

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Editors’ Note: Progressives and the Green Industrial Complex are hell-bent on using your money (state subsidies) to force the public into “green energy” and particularly, electric cars. Instead of what occurred earlier at the turn of the 20th century when gasoline, kerosene, steam, and electric cars competed openly and fairly with each other, our elites […]

Phony Math: Democrats $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill Is Actually More Like $5 Trillion

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True accounting shows many programs expire in 3 years, nearly doubling actual costs Politicians are notorious for fudging numbers to keep from being held accountable by the people who hired them—us! John Steele Gordon, a business and economic historian, gives a good reminder in The Wall Street Journal about these accounting gimmicks happening today over the so-called […]

More Than Half of U.S. States Vow to Fight Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

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Twenty-seven Republican governors or attorneys general have vowed to fight the latest executive order issued by President Joe Biden mandating that over 80 million private employees receive COVID vaccinations or undergo weekly testing, or their employer will be fined. The executive order directs the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) […]

The Death of the Global Cop

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America’s foreign policy drowns at the water’s edge. What follows is what I consider the main practical consideration for understanding the international predicament of the United States today. This analysis is largely drawn from my handbook, A Student’s Guide to International Relations, and my forthcoming book on the teachings of John Quincy Adams. Here and […]

AAPS Asks Pima County Supervisors to Reject COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

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On Sept 7, the Pima County Board of Supervisors will consider a proposal to mandate that all healthcare workers in Pima County licensed by the State of Arizona, and their direct support staff, be vaccinated against COVID-19. The original deadline for beginning the vaccination process was Sept 1. Employers of the workers would be required […]

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Masks, and the Deadly Falsehoods Surrounding Them

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In a terse essay titled “Science and Dictatorship,” Albert Einstein warned that “Science can flourish only in an atmosphere of free speech.” And on his deathbed, Einstein cautioned, “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted in important affairs.” With reckless disregard for both of those principles, powerful government officials and big tech […]

Bank of Japan Ends its Massive QE that Started When Abenomics Became Economic Religion of Japan

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One of the largest central banks ends QE. End of an era for Japan: Large-scale money printing was one of the three official legs of Abenomics. In terms of the absolute mountain of assets the Bank of Japan purchased over the years, it is one of the top three QE monsters, along with the Fed […]

Arizona First In Nation to Sue Biden Over COVID Vaccine Mandate

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has fired the opening salvo in the anticipated legal fight over President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate. Brnovich filed the lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court of Arizona, claiming Biden’s mandate violates the Equal Protection Clause by favoring migrants who can decline the vaccine, “protecting their freedom and bodily […]

Arizona Police Recruiting in Washington Days After Vaccine Mandate

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Arizona’s state police force is in the Pacific Northwest in an attempt to bolster its ranks. The push comes on the heels of news that Washington Gov. Jay Inslee isn’t allowing exceptions to his vaccine mandate. The Arizona Department of Public Safety announced that they would be in Washington from Sept. 7 through Sept. 19 […]

The Future of American Cars Is Not All-Electric

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Environmental elites like to cast their creeds as unshakeable and their doctrines as inevitable. Take these three: The Earth is only getting hotter, human survival depends upon radical lifestyle changes, and governments are taking action on the climate whether we like it or not. Or this: America will slowly phase out all oil, natural gas, […]

Sweden Has Disappeared

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The entire nation of Sweden seems to have disappeared. So far as we can tell, no scientific investigation into the disappearance of Sweden has been conducted. In fact, it is among scientists that Sweden seems to have pulled off an amazing vanishing act. Politicians around the world also have lost complete contact with the country. […]

End of Federal Unemployment Raises Questions About Fraud, Joblessness

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Federal unemployment benefits ended over the holiday weekend, raising questions about how the payments’ expiration will affect the job market and whether Congress will renew the benefits. Congress passed the $300 weekly unemployment payments as a remedy to joblessness during the COVID pandemic when government restrictions forced the layoffs of millions of Americans, but critics […]

Stronger, More Robust Natural Immunity Thwarts Any Case for “Vaccine Passports”

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Editors’ Note:  One striking omission in Joe Biden’s new Covid mandates is he ignored over 160 million people (about half the population) who have already had the virus. Besides the liberty issue, there is simply the medical question: Why vaccinate those with already stronger immunity and risk the side effects? That is the trouble with […]

House Republicans Probe EPA Official’s Ties to Chinese-Controlled University

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Republican members of a key House committee are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency provide records related to a political appointee’s continued ties with a university controlled by the Chinese government. Christopher Frey, the deputy assistant administrator of EPA for science policy who was appointed in early February by President Joe Biden, disclosed in his […]

Arizona Officials React to Biden Vaccination Announcement

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President Joe Biden’s Thursday announcement of broad new COVID-19 vaccination requirements has some Arizona officials cheering and others settling in for a fight. Biden announced a vaccination requirement for employees of any business with more than 100 people, something that’s estimated to be a vaccine requirement for 100 million people. Another estimated 80 million workers […]

GUN CONTROL ISN’T WORKING …and maybe it never did

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The newest estimates of guns in American’s hands are now at 390 million, larger than our population. Not the adult population—the entire population. If you’re like me, you see this as a good thing, because guns are a good thing. They represent freedom, independence, safety, more things than I plan to list in this short […]

Afghan Fallout: Biden Ruins America’s Most Important Relationship — India

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President Biden’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan has ruined, perhaps for decades, America’s most important bilateral relationship of this era. 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. For instance, Indian intelligence was instrumental in breaking up […]

World’s Dirtiest Cities List Raises Issue: Why Don’t Politicians Call Out China?

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Editors’ Note: We remain skeptical that so-called greenhouse gases are causing the earth’s temperature to rise. Even if so, there are cheaper, less intrusive ways of dealing with the issues emanating from minor changes in temperature than the arrogant schemes of central planners, who can’t even govern our major cities, but yet insist they are […]

Woke Companies Must Wakeup On ESG

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Growing numbers of companies, banks, universities and investment houses are adopting Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards and disclosure rules. They’re pressured to do so by activists, legislators and regulators. Many expect to get rich via taxpayer-subsidized “renewable” energy projects. Nearly all hope to “greenwash” their reputations, by claiming they’ll “make the world a better […]

Arizona Elementary School District Hit by Same Covid Vaccine Madness Afflicting the NFL

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Keeping kids safe is the number-one priority for any elementary school in America, right? But then there is the Cartwright School District in Phoenix, where selectively enforcing a Covid vaccination policy tops taking care of the kids. How do we know this? Consider the case of one William Bishop, the now-former director for buildings and […]

Feds Identify Phoenix As Best City For Afghan Refugees

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Editors’ Note: While the generosity of state officials is laudable, there is an uncomfortable question to be asked: Considering the growing evidence that the Biden Administration is not properly vetting refugees, what should  Arizona officials do to protect this state and its citizens from mistakenly importing terrorists? It is likely many of these Afghans were […]

The Experience of a Lifetime, a 9/11 Remembrance

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This is a reprint of a column published in the Los Angeles Daily News about our experience from twenty years ago on 9/11 and thereafter. It is being re-run with the hope that you will recall what your own experience was that day while contemplating the importance of our goal to win the war against […]

Marxist Nature of Black Lives Matter Exposed in New Book

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America has spent years fighting communism outside its borders, but now a Marxist threat is growing from within the country, Heritage Foundation senior fellow Mike Gonzalez says. Gonzalez, author of “BLM: The Making of a New Marxist Revolution,” says the Black Lives Matter organization has encouraged Americans, especially young people, to embrace communist ideology. In […]

We Must Free Americans to Work

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Established as a federal holiday in the late 1800s, Labor Day marks how American workers have contributed to the country’s successes. It is a holiday to celebrate the dignity of workers—but respecting the dignity of workers demands that we respect the choices they make regarding their careers. But too often, government stands in the way […]

The Economist Is Starting to Get It

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I have read the Economist for 40 years. It is perhaps the best international news magazine that actually understands economics, even if we might have different views. It was founded in 1843 by James Wilson, not surprisingly an economist. It is rare that a publication can stay in business that long.  That longevity says things […]

Biden Chief of Staff Backs Green Energy Despite His Costly Role in Solyndra Scandal

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When President Joe Biden signed an executive order early in August calling for half of all new vehicles to be electric by 2030, White House chief of staff Ron Klain predicted success. “In the effort to combat the climate crisis—and create a lot of great jobs in the US doing it—today will be a historic […]

Biden Wrong On Fires And Ida

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Hurricane Ida brought powerful wind and rain to Louisiana and drenched the Northeast. Devastating fires have consumed California forests and burned people out of their homes. Politicians and pressure groups, from President Biden on down, rushed to capitalize on people’s heart-rending losses, and exploit them to push the global warming narrative. President Biden said, “The […]

Too Little, Too Late: Millions of Biden Voters Regret Their Vote

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Millions of people who cast their vote for Joe Biden in the presidential election last year “regret” voting for him, according to a new poll. According to the latest Zogby Poll, one-fifth of likely voters say they regret their vote for Biden. Zogby says that “on the surface it doesn’t seem like much, especially if […]

Wall Street Journal: Even Confiscating Entire Wealth of All US Billionaires Couldn’t Pay for Democratic Spending Plans

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There’s just one problem with Bernie Sanders’ narrative: it’s impossible. From Iowa to Indiana, Senator Bernie Sanders is hitting the road. The Vermont socialist has a simple mission: reach out to rural America and make the case for the $4.5+ trillion government spending plans his allies are trying to push through Congress. The massive spending […]

Yee Divests Arizona Treasury From Ben & Jerry’s For Israel Boycott

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Arizona Treasurer Kimberly Yee is pulling the state’s public funds from a company over its decision to boycott Israel after multiple warnings. Yee announced Tuesday she had taken steps to eventually divest all public money from Unilever, the British corporation that owns ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s. The move, she said, is in accordance […]

Biden’s Ammunition Ban Is Part Of The Left’s Plot To Disarm Americans

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The gun prohibition lobbies have discovered that even if they can’t ban guns, choking off ammunition is an effective way to prevent people from using them. The Biden administration recently prohibited the import of ammunition from Russia. That’s bad news for American firearms owners, but there may be much worse to come. The gun prohibition […]

Covid Deaths In The U.S. Are Higher Than Last Year At Same Time

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Editors’ Note:  There are likely multiple reasons why Trump lost the election (if indeed he actually did). Chief among them was the public concern about Covid and the pledge by Democrats that “they have a plan”, even though the plan is mostly mass vaccination, which began well before under Trump. But perception of the crisis […]

Surge in Antisemitism Linked to Spread of Critical Race Theory

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There’s a strong connection between critical social justice ideology, including critical race theory, and a rising tide of antisemitism around the globe, according to a new report from the Jewish Institute for Liberal Values. As more businesses and governments adopt initiatives based on critical social justice ideology, antisemitic and other forms of bigotry are flourishing. […]

The Rise of Economic Fascism in America

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Editors’ Note:  This article was originally published in 1994 and rings even truer today.  Instead of corporations bribing the government into corruption, today government bribes corporations into corruption.  It is not a new idea. When people hear the word “fascism” they naturally think of its ugly racism and anti-Semitism as practiced by the totalitarian regimes […]

Money Down The Toilet In Afghanistan

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$2 trillion down the toilet: art teacher exposes Afghans to Dadaist art. America tried to win hearts and minds of Afghans by teaching them to be as stupid and as decadent as we are.   This sign of American decadence and stupidity in Afghanistan cannot be improved on. The Spectator columnist Cockburn reports on America’s […]

Lessons from the Financial Instability Hypothesis

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Hyman P. Minsky (1919-1996) sought to formalize Keynes’s view of the animal spirits of the market through his Financial Instability Hypothesis (FIH), which classifies business enterprises by debt level. Well-run firms only borrow when they expect operating revenue to cover the full cost of borrowing, including both interest and repayment of the principal. Minsky called […]

Texas Is Now an “Open Carry” State, Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing

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It has always been antithetical to the spirit of the Constitution to require a license to own a firearm As of September 1, you no longer have to pay the government to carry a gun in Texas. Most people think of Texas as the Wild West and may be surprised this was ever the case […]

Key FBI Agent in Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Posted Anti-Trump Rants Online During investigation

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Editors’ Note: What has happened to the FBI in the past 10 years? It appears totally corrupted not only in issues of domestic crime but also in catching spies. To fulfill the mission expected of the FBI, the agency must operate with integrity and efficiency. It needs a complete overhaul.   Federal prosecutors dropped the testimony of […]

Timeline: Why Biden’s Call With Ghani Matters

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Joe Biden came into office inheriting the war in Afghanistan. But unlike previous presidents, he inherited a war that was relatively quiescent by Afghanistan standards, involved few American troops on the ground, and was in a phaseout due to an agreement his predecessor had struck with the Afghan government and the Taliban. Under that deal, […]

California Wildfire Devastation Was Entirely Preventable Through Proper Land Management

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The apocalyptic wildfires wreaking havoc across California on an annual basis are entirely preventable. President Joe Biden declared the Caldor Fire threatening communities at Lake Tahoe, California an emergency Wednesday night to dispatch federal resources to the relief effort. That blaze, only 25 percent contained as of this writing, has already burned more than 200,000 […]

President Biden And Afghanistan: A New Heart of Darkness in Central Asia?

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In 1899 Joseph Conrad published his fictional account of a trip up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, nineteenth century Africa’s colonial “Heart of Darkness.”  In 1979, Francis Ford Coppola adopted Conrad’s work to his film Apocalypse Now, which moved the story from the Congo to Vietnam and Cambodia during the Vietnam War. […]

Introducing “Taking The Mask Off”

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It’s far past time for the COVID regime to end. In March 2020, our public health officials embarked on a major public relations effort. The novel coronavirus had arrived in the U.S. from China, and a fearful American public scrambled to stock up for the apocalypse: toilet paper, canned goods, bottled water, and face masks. […]

New Big Spending When We Can’t Afford It

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One of the major issues of the day is the complete lack of fiscal responsibility. This is unfortunately a bipartisan failure because when Republicans were in power, they did little to shore up the finances of the country.  Republicans talked a good game of entitlement reform, but always turned back from what some call “the third […]

The Monstrous Flow of Free Money and the Shortages

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Free money destroyed the pricing mechanism, and demand has soared despite much higher prices. The shortages are not at Costco or Safeway, though they too might run out of a few weird items here and there. But other retailers are complaining about them, including apparel retailers and shoe retailers – yup, it took five weeks […]

98% Propaganda

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As an employee of the Commonwealth of Virginia, I had the honor of receiving an email message: “Vaccinations and Mask Wearing.” The message spoke of further requirements: Vaccination remains the most effective means of protection. We know the vaccines work—since January, more than 98% of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths have been among unvaccinated Virginians. Do […]

Terrorist Groups Are Still Operating in Afghanistan. Does Biden Have a Plan to Keep Us Safe?

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“Last night in Kabul, the United States ended 20 years of war in Afghanistan, the longest war in American history,” President Joe Biden said in an address to the nation on Tuesday afternoon. But is that war over? Biden may have withdrawn the U.S. military from Afghanistan, but terrorist groups intent on attacking the United […]

The Federal Reserve Is the Monetary Equivalent of the Kabul Airport

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Speaking to the virtual Jackson Hole conference of the Federal Reserve System, Fed Chair Jerome Powell says that inflation will go away soon. He sees “…upward inflation pressure dissipating and, in some cases, reversing …. As supply problems have begun to resolve, inflation in durable goods other than autos has now slowed and may be […]

Stakeholders v. Stockholders

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The notion that stakeholders and stockholders battle for control of major business corporations is an oversimplification of a much more complex reality involving managers, regulators, investors, and social justice warriors (SJW), many of whom seem to have forgotten the reasons that corporations formed in the first place. All the major players need level-headed thinking on […]

Unemployment Fraud Scrutinized Ahead Of Debate Over Renewing Federal Benefits

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Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate are demanding a federal investigation into unemployment benefits money lost to fraudsters, calling it the “greatest theft of American tax dollars in our nation’s history.” The members sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office, asking the federal oversight group to investigate the fraud and arguing structural issues […]

Afghanistan: A Requiem for an Avoidable Disaster

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Editor’s Note:  Jim Webb is a combat veteran, former Secretary of the Navy, and a former US Senator.  He is now at the International Security Center at Notre Dame. Most Americans can clearly agree that what they have been seeing time and again, domestically and overseas, is not good government, despite honorable intentions among many […]

Politics of College Loan Relief are Baffling

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For someone like myself who has been involved with and analyzed the political arena, one can almost always conclude as to why an elected official has taken a political position. Most of the time it is to serve their perceived constituency for the purpose of maintaining the elected official’s lifespan in office. Supporting college loan […]

Greenhouse Saturation Research Could Kill The “Climate Emergency”

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The “climate emergency” appears to have died, far out on the scientific frontier. Word of this death has yet to reach the mainstream. Professors William van Wijngaarden (Canada) and William Happer (USA) have published some extremely important research on the radiation saturation of the major greenhouse gases. Their first report is titled simply “Relative Potency […]

Environmentalism as Religion: Unpacking the Congregation

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Dramatic headlines and images showing a deteriorating environment exist to demand swift, decisive, and large-scale action. We saw this approach in the 1960s when the first made-for-TV environmental crises showed oil-drenched seabirds on the California Coast and more recently in depressing videos depicting starving polar bears. Dramatic imagery has become the norm when discussing environmental […]

Brnovich Warns Biden Secretary of Education About Meddling in Arizona School Mask Ban

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s Office says it will not tolerate a federal government investigation into Arizona’s school mask policies. That’s according to a letter from Brnovich to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Aug. 31. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced Monday that they “opened directed investigations in […]

Arizona Businesses Warn PRO Act Would Erase State’s Economic Edge

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Arizona’s business leaders say labor legislation awaiting consideration in the U.S. Senate would cause a seismic shift in labor-employer relations, nullifying many aspects of state law employers look for when considering relocation. Associated General Contractors Arizona chapter President David Martin praised Arizona Democratic U.S. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly for their “pragmatic approach” on […]

7 Ways the Bernie-Biden Budget Could Backfire on Americans

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This $3.5 trillion Bernie-Biden Budget plan would bring us closer to Senator Sanders’s socialist utopia which will deliver misery, economic immobility, and financial ruin for families, small businesses, and our economy. Congress is busy crafting what will likely be one of the biggest budgets in history. The Bernie-Biden Budget Plan promises to spend $3.5 trillion […]

The Afghanistan War Was a 20-Year Failure in Central Planning

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The blame for the Afghanistan War disaster falls squarely on the experts in Washington, DC, who began the crusade 20 years ago. The Afghanistan War/nation-building project is now confirmed as a complete failure—and a costly one, in both lives and resources. Brown University’s Watson Institute estimates the US spent $2.2 trillion over the 19 years, […]

As the Political Divide Grows, It Makes Sense to Redraw State Boundaries

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Editor’s Note:  We are not entirely convinced what the author suggests is the way to go. However, the divisions among voters are there and it seems unreasonable from a small d democratic perspective for the people or rural Colorado or Oregon to be ruled by militant Progressives. Some suggest the U.S. is headed for a […]

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Heartbeat Law Which Virtually Bans Killing Babies

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The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Texas law that protects babies who have a detectable heartbeat from being aborted in the Lone Star State. In a 5-4 decision, the highest court in the nation declined to block Texas’ newest abortion law despite protests from Planned Parenthood, other abortion activists, and even journalists. Radical […]

Judicial Watch: New Fauci Agency COVID Emails Detail Discussions about Wuhan Institute; Describe Gates Foundation Placement of Chinese Representatives on ‘Important International Counsels’

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Judicial Watch announced today that it received 129 pages of records from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which include “urgent for Dr. Fauci ” email chain which cites ties between the Wuhan lab and the taxpayer-funded EcoHealth Alliance. The government emails also report that the foundation of U.S. billionaire Bill Gates worked closely with […]

The Chinese Nuclear Breakout and the Biden Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review

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On August 12, 2021, the Commander of U.S. Strategic Command Admiral Charles Richard stated, “We are witnessing a strategic breakout by China….The explosive growth in their nuclear and conventional forces can only be what I described as breathtaking.” He added that “…frankly, that word ‘breathtaking’ may not be enough.” Admiral Richard characterized China as a […]

FACT CHECK: Biden’s Lie About Leaving No American Citizen Behind

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Earlier this month, President Joe Biden made an important pledge to the American people: Before removing troops, he would evacuate every American citizen who wanted to leave Afghanistan, even if it meant pushing back the arbitrary Aug. 31 withdrawal date. On Aug. 18, in one of his rare interviews with the press about his rapid […]

There Are Better Ways to Fight COVID-19 Than Mask Mandates

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Even though policy should be based on accurate data, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is failing to accurately justify its guidance that vaccinated people wear masks. The data clearly show that the vaccine helps people more than previous interventions, including mask mandates, and that the risk of dying from COVID-19 for the vaccinated […]

He Said The Quiet Part Out Loud

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During a July 21 town hall event on CNN, President Joe Biden was addressed by a member of the audience who posed a set-up question about guns. The questioner asked, “So, how will you address gun violence, from a federal point of view, to actually bring about change and make our local cities safer?” The […]

Who Will Pay the Price? Who Should Pay the Price?

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As American citizens confront a foreign policy disaster of this magnitude, we must begin with an inventory of injured parties. First, unquestionably, are the American men and women in our armed forces who have been killed and injured in this grievous failure. Very much like the Vietnam War, it is the grunts as we called them, […]

What Is the True Vaccine Breakthrough Rate? The CDC Doesn’t Want You to Know

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By refusing to track most vaccine breakthrough cases, the CDC arrived at the strange conclusion that collecting and providing less public health information is in the public’s interest. Over a recent 12-day period the Milwaukee Brewers had nine players test positive for COVID-19. While we don’t know the vaccination status of all the players, the […]

Joe Biden Has Been Derelict In His Duty. He Is Unfit To Lead. He Should Be Impeached

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The deadly attacks in Afghanistan should be the final straw for Biden, whose incompetence has now cost the lives of at least a dozen American soldiers. Joe Biden is not capable or competent to hold the office of the presidency. If there were any doubt on this point, his press conference Thursday evening in the […]

Absolute Power Is No Covid Safety Net

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Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, lockdown champions have perennially invoked “science and data” to sanctify any mandate politicians impose. Hard facts have recently shown that neither vaccines nor face masks provide surefire protection against the virus. But no amount of evidence has yet shaken faith in the magic of absolute power. Covid policies […]

Report: Wisconsin Lost Track of 82,000 Ballots in State Biden Won by 20,000

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Wisconsin lost track of more than 82,000 mail-in ballots cast in the state in the November 2020 elections—more than four times the margin of difference separating the two presidential candidates in the state, according to a report by the nonprofit Public Interest Legal Foundation. The legal foundation, an election integrity watchdog group, released a research […]

ADHS Reports That 4 Million Arizonans Are Vaccinated

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More than 4 million Arizonans over the age of 12 have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while more than 3.5 million are fully vaccinated, according to a Saturday news release from the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). “Arizonans are stepping up and doing their part to put this pandemic […]

Quitting Afghanistan: President Biden’s Amateur National Security Follies

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 The American historian Daniel J. Boorstin (1914 – 2004) once wrote, “History should be our Cautionary Science” and argued we should not “underestimate the probability of the unexpected” in gaining an understanding of past events¹. This not to argue that we should disregard the probability of expected outcomes based on the demonstrated past performance of individuals […]

For Brits, Biden’s Afghanistan Debacle Is a Betrayal

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When President Joe Biden addressed the American people on the Afghanistan withdrawal last Friday, we were witnessing the death spiral of one of the most calamitous U.S. administrations of modern times. This presidency is sinking faster than the Titanic, increasingly friendless on the world stage, and looking like easy prey to America’s enemies, from Beijing […]

Nearly 8,700 Criminals Arrested At Southern Border In Past 10 Months, Including Repeat Sex Offenders

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Over the past 10 months, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents have arrested 8,691 known criminals who have entered the U.S. illegally through the southern border. Combined, they have committed 12,685 crimes in the U.S., according to federal data. Because Border Patrol agents do not have access to criminal records from other countries, they rely […]

Supreme Court Strikes Down Biden’s New Eviction Moratorium

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The Supreme Court ordered the Biden administration on Thursday to stop enforcing the federal eviction moratorium recently extended to October. In a 6-3 decision along ideological lines, the high court ruled that the moratorium, which has prohibited landlords from evicting low-income tenants since its implementation in March 2020, would need congressional authorization to be continued. […]

6 Reasons China, Not Just Taliban, Benefits as US Exits From Afghanistan

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The U.S. abandonment of Afghanistan presents an opportunity for China, but one that the communist regime likely will take cautiously. Beyond Afghanistan, a major Chinese propaganda organ already has used the U.S. defeat there to warn Taiwan (which the communist regime claims as part of China) and potentially other countries. China’s diplomats met late last […]

Home Prices Dip for First Time off Crazy Spike, Price Reductions Surge, Sellers Emerge, House Sales Drop Year-over-Year, Inventories & Supply Keep Rising

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“Normalization” or “deceleration,” as this phenomenon is called, is setting in Prices of existing single-family houses, condos, and co-ops dipped in July, reverting to seasonality for the first time since 2019, amid surging price reductions. Single-family house sales dropped 4.1% in July, from a year ago, the first decline since the lockdowns. Condo sales rose. […]

Fawning Over Fauci

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We know that for the past year and a half, Fauci has played the role of public-health papa before a fawning media. We also know that despite his guidance flip-flops and questionable support for the government’s pandemic policy lapses, Fauci continues to hold forth on the latest measures such as mask and vaccine mandates. Most importantly, […]

Report: Gov. Lujan Grisham’s Car Gets Less Than 13 mpg, Well Below 52 mpg She Seeks For All State Vehicles

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New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham drives a car with an average fuel economy of less than 13 mpg, according to records obtained by Power the Future and first reported by The Federalist. At the same time, Lujan Grisham committed the state in 2019 to new energy efficiency standards that included requiring new cars sold […]

Goldwater: Lawsuit Could Ban Tax Cuts In Arizona

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A legal challenge to legislation that shielded small businesses from Prop. 208’s tax increase could end up barring the Arizona Legislature from ever cutting taxes again. That’s the claim from the nonprofit Goldwater Institute, which filed to intervene in a challenge to Senate Bill 1783 by Invest in Arizona. The legislation, enacted as part of […]

Media Are Only Tough on Biden When He’s Not in the Room

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President Joe Biden is still in the midst of the worst stretch of news coverage of his administration—and it’s one of his own creation. Facts that have emerged about Biden’s calamitous withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan show that he was unwilling to listen to his own military leaders, changed his story about his faith […]

Afghanistan’s Former President and the Kleptocracy of “Liberal Democracy”

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The predictable collapse of the American-imposed Afghan government has served as a powerful illustration of the hubris of the West’s Very Serious policy elites. Within the chaos of the past week emerged a figure that perhaps best personifies the sheer inadequacy of the modern ruling class: former president Ashraf Ghani. Looking at Ghani’s resume, it […]

NEA Head Demands More Lockdowns and Masks, Defends Anti-Vaccine Teachers

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When Becky Pringle, the president of America’s largest teachers union, sat down for an interview with The Atlantic, a left-progressive magazine owned by liberal mega-donor she surely expected softball cover from her fellow arch-liberals. However, as the president of the United States discovered when he sat down with a Clinton administration flack-turned-ostensible-journalist this week, even […]

Joe Biden Is Now the World’s Top Arms Supplier to Terrorists

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The dust hasn’t settled in Afghanistan. The crisis that has erupted since Joe Biden decided to abandon Bagram Air Base and the rest of Afghanistan will continue long past his arbitrary August 31 deadline. After that, the people of that country will be subjected to pogroms the likes of which have not been seen since […]

Texas Parents Seeking To Home School Increases Five-Fold From 2020 Record

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The number of Texas families pulling their children out of public schools and pursuing home-schooling in one week this month is five times greater than the same time period last year, the Texas Homeschool Coalition reports. “We are literally inundated with calls and emails from thousands upon thousands of families asking how they can begin […]

The Socialist Robot from Scranton

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Certainly this early in the first term, it might be premature to issue judgements on Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr., but we confess he has turned out to be even worse than our most disturbing nightmare. He has divided the country further, by pitting the masked against the unmasked, the vaccinated against the unvaccinated. He has attempted to […]

Educrats Are Panicking As Their Extremism Alienates More Families

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These events at the beginning of a new school year indicate one thing: the educational establishment in this country is losing its grip on power and running scared. The optics on unconditional surrender are terrible, which is why Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon avoided fanfare when she signed Senate Bill 744, a law that suspends […]

Only 5 Percent Of People Evacuated From Afghanistan By The US Are Americans

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About only 5 percent of the people the United States has evacuated from Afghanistan are Americans seeking safe passage home. More than 82,300 have been airlifted from Kabul since the government’s collapse nearly two weeks ago, but the Pentagon says that, as of Wednesday [August 25], only 4,400 Americans were rescued in those evacuation operations. […]

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Tells ‘Lawless’ Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to Provide Subpoenaed Material to Auditors or Lose Millions in State Revenues

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich laid down the law today with the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that his office (AGO) determined the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors (MCBOS) is in violation of state law for failing to comply with the Arizona Senate’s legislative subpoena related to the 2020 election […]

Arabs: Biden Brings Extremism, Terrorism Back to Life

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As the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas is celebrating the “defeat” of the United States in Afghanistan, the Arabs seem worried that they will be the ones to pay the price by being targeted by terrorist groups, including Islamic State and Al-Qaeda. Commenting on the withdrawal of US troops and the speedy Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, […]

Almost 15 Million 2020 Mail-In Ballots Unaccounted For

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Almost 15 million mail-in votes have “gone unaccounted for,” according to a new report by the Indiana-based election integrity group ”Public Interest Legal Foundation” (PILF). “In the face of a pandemic, states from across the nation hastily pushed traditionally in person voters to mail ballots while, at the same time, trying to learn how to […]

Our $28 Trillion National Debt Is Coming Due

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If we don’t stop our runaway national debt, it will require much higher taxes and dramatic cuts in spending. Last September, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predicted the federal debt wouldn’t hit $29 trillion until 2028. Just short of a year later, the national debt stands at $28.6 trillion and is set to surpass $29 […]

Joe Biden “Leading the World” Off a Cliff

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President Biden just delivered a speech on Afghanistan so rife with misdirection and mendacity that it’s hard to know where to start. But from the welter of Orwellian Newspeak, let’s pluck a line in which we find Biden praising himself for his handling of Afghanistan. Biden told us: “This is about America leading the world, […]

Diversity News 100 Years Late

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The Rip Van Winkle media just woke up to realize that the U.S. is diverse. Like a well-rehearsed church choir singing from the same hymnal, the American media recently sang in perfect harmony about the latest U.S. Census showing that America is now so diverse that whites are in the minority.  Not one media outlet […]

What Happens if Newsom Wins Recall

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We apparently have a governor who never had limits set by his parents while growing up. How do I know this? He told the press that the recall was not “fair.” Every parent I know had a petulant crying child stand in front of them at some point screaming “That is not fair.” In a […]

Nixonomics in Retrospect: Devaluation and Wage-Price Controls, August 15, 1971

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Fifty years ago, in July 1971, I wrote “The Case Against Wage and Price Control” and sent it to National Review. I was early because I could see it coming. Sure enough, on August 15, President Nixon announced a 90-day freeze on wages, prices, and rents. One year earlier, Congress had granted the President a […]

Western Diplomacy: Imploring the Terrorists

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“What we’ve witnessed this week in Afghanistan is a watershed moment in Western decline”, Ayaan Hirsi Ali wrote. “America cares more about pronouns than the fate of Afghan women.” You could see it from the Western diplomatic response after the Taliban conquered Kabul without firing a shot and arrived in the capital as tourists. “The […]

New Ballot Initiative Would Require ID For All Voting In Arizona

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A group of Arizonans filed the “Arizonans for Voter ID Act” ballot initiative on Monday, asking the secretary of state’s office to further ID requirements for in-person voting, individuals returning a voter’s ballots, and mail-in voting.  In a news release, the political committee chaired by Arizona voter Vicki Vaughn said that the initiative would make […]

China Wants You to Be a Woke ‘Anti-Racist’ While It Pursues Ethnic Cleansing

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China is all aboard the cause of “anti-racism” and critical race theory. At least, China wants the United States to be all aboard. In a video produced by China Global Television Network, which is a state-owned media company controlled by the Chinese Communist Party, two narrators talk about “how to teach about racism to your […]