Entries by Fred Lucas

Find Out Which States Best, Worst for Honest Elections

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Georgia ranks at the top among states for the strongest laws in the nation to guarantee honest elections, while Hawaii ranks at the bottom, according to a new Election Integrity Scorecard from The Heritage Foundation. Heritage’s scorecard, announced Tuesday, measures all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on a dozen election-related categories. Categories in which […]

Winsome Sears, Virginia’s Next Lieutenant Governor, Makes History as First Black Woman to Win Statewide

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Republican Winsome Sears became the first black woman to be elected statewide in Virginia, narrowly winning the lieutenant governor’s race Tuesday as part of a Republican sweep of state offices. Sears, a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates, defeated Democrat Hala Ayala, a current House member. The polls in Virginia closed at 7 […]

4 Points to Understanding How Many Americans Are Stranded in Afghanistan

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The State Department’s admission that three times as many Americans remain in Afghanistan as officials originally estimated marks the most recent controversy resulting from President Joe Biden’s hasty withdrawal of troops. The botched pullout ending America’s longest war was punctuated early on with a terrorist bombing that killed 13 U.S. service members at the airport […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Senate Intelligence Chairman Intends to Probe Calamitous Afghan Exit

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The Democrat chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has called for an investigation into the Biden administration’s execution of a troop withdrawal from Afghanistan that led to the rapid collapse of that country’s government. “Intelligence officials have anticipated for years that in the absence of the U.S. military the Taliban would continue to make gains […]

Fact-Checking 6 Claims at Senate Democrats’ Voting Law Hearing

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Senate Democrats took their push to nullify state election laws on the road Monday, holding a “field hearing” in Atlanta to attack Georgia’s recent election reforms and promote their bill to eliminate voter ID and other requirements. Only Democrat members of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee showed up to question witnesses, also all Democrats. […]

Fact-Checking 6 Big Claims in Biden’s Partisan-Tinged Speech on Voting

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In a major speech Tuesday, President Joe Biden linked voter ID requirements to repressive Jim Crow laws in the South after the Civil War, declaring it’s “not hyperbole” and insisting it’s time to ask: “Are you on the side of truth or lies?” Biden delivered his fiery remarks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia […]