‘I’m from the Government, and I’m Here to Vaccinate’

Most people were shocked when the president wanted to go door-to-door with his vaccine campaign — but that’s only the half of it. According to a Pentagon spokesman, the White House is also planning to go barracks to barracks — requiring the men and women of our voluntary military to involuntarily surrender their freedom and take an unproven shot some of them don’t want.

Frankly, Obama Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told CNN, “I think the president ought to issue an order requiring everybody in the military to get a COVID-19 shot — period. That’s an issue involving our national security,” he argued. “The last d— thing you need is to have those in the military that are our warriors unable to respond to a mission because they’ve gotten COVID-19. There’s no excuse for that.” Interesting, considering that the same military leadership has been cheerleading the troops’ gender reassignment surgery, which renders patients completely undeployable for months. Apparently, it’s no problem if you skip out on your job for the extreme LGBT cause. But if you have a personal objection to the vaccine, well then, a handful of potential sick days is unacceptable.

Republicans, who’ve been absolutely outraged at the government’s heavy-handedness, introduced a bill to stop the Pentagon from forcing the shots, which have not yet received final FDA approval, on our troops. Although the vaccination rates are high across every branch, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) says he’s been contacted by members of the military who vow to quit if the COVID shots are forced on them. And it’s no wonder, Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) explains. “Keep in mind,” he told listeners on “Washington Watch,” “it’s not received final approval from anybody.” And there are enough new red flags with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to make young people think twice.

As deadly as the virus has been, Brooks points out, certain age groups are in more danger than others. “That’s not to say there’s no risk, but it is substantially lesser [for] the people who are serving in our military. So right now, I very much prefer that our military personnel have the right to choose for themselves, exercise their free will, exercise their liberty to decide for themselves which risk they want to accept” — whether that’s the risk of the virus or the vaccine. “I hope that they’ll make the right decision,” Brooks added, “but it ought to be their decision. Because it is a life and death one.”

In the Marines, where I got more immunizations than I could count, no one was ever ordered to get a flu shot. And essentially, that’s what this is. It’s not a vaccine in the traditional sense, because it won’t protect people from the virus forever. That’s not to say it doesn’t have value — it offers protections to people, especially in the high-risk categories. But the fact that the Defense Department has its fingers on the trigger of a mandate, as they alluded in the last few days, ought to be concerning to everyone. Brooks says he finds it “disconcerting” that the military would have this kind of order “already drafted and ready to unleash, particularly insofar as it relates to a vaccine that has not been thoroughly vetted and tested.” When the FDA gives its blessing, that’s one thing. But there’s still the issue, he points out, of “taking the vaccine versus the risk associated with the youth catching COVID. And I much prefer that we defer that to the liberty and freedom and good judgment of our military personnel, all of whom are adults. And I believe that they are mature enough to be able to make that decision for themselves.”

Regardless, this idea that the government feels entitled to dictate what’s best for us ought to sound all kinds of alarm bells. Just this week, the White House doubled down on the idea of vaccine mandates, arguing that it’s the “right” of local officials and employers to demand it. As for Biden’s widely panned door-to-door intimidation campaign, Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) warned over the weekend where it could lead. “Think about what those mechanisms could be used for. They could go door-to-door to take your guns. They could go door-to-door and take your Bibles.”

That’s also crossed the mind of former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (and FRC Board Chairman), who told Fox News on Saturday that every American should go out and buy a “No Trespassing” sign at their local hardware store “because the government has zero business to do this. Zero. And what they’re wanting all of us to do is to check our Bill of Rights, our civil liberties, at the door.” The whole point of this country, she argued, “is based upon the fact that we have rights against the government. And they want us, just as a matter of idea, [to] give up all of our [freedoms].” Don’t be deceived, she warned. “There will be a database — and everybody will be in that database. And it’s not just vaccine status, it will be your entire medical history. It will be connected to your finances. This is going to get bigger, bigger, bigger, so stop it now, and don’t give any information to the government official at your door.”

And yet, Dr. Anthony Fauci insists that Americans should have less personal choice. “… I do believe, at the local level, there should be more mandates,” he insisted. “… We have got to put aside this ideological difference thinking that somebody is forcing you to do something… Vaccinations have nothing to do with politics.” Tell that to 2020’s Democrats, who spent months sowing doubts about the shots, just because they were created while Donald Trump was president. At one point Biden openly questioned whether a vaccine approved by Trump’s agencies would be safe. They are the ones who stoked fears and undermined the scientific progress. Now, suddenly, they want to flip a switch, undo that damage, and blame all of the hesitancy on conservatives. You can’t have it both ways. It was their politicking that put people’s lives at risk. And now, their heavy-handedness threatens to do the same — to our freedoms.


Tony Perkins

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BIDEN’S INFLATION NATION: Inflation Rate Jumps, Highest Since 2008, Prices Up 5.4% in June

Ouch! The Biden Administration’s out-of-control tax-and-spend policies are driving up inflation to levels that we have not seen since the Great Recession of 2008. Watch your wallet, America.

Making every dollar you earn and you spend worth measurably less. Never would have happened under Trump.

BIDEN’S INFLATION NATION: Inflation Rate Jumps, Highest Since 2008, Prices Up 5.4% in June

By Hannity.com, July 13, 2021

The inflation rate in the United States jumped to 5.4% in June as prices for consumer goods soared; posting the fastest pace since 2008 while the economy struggles to recover from the COVID-19 shutdown.

“The Labor Department said last month’s consumer-price index increased 5.4% from a year ago, the highest 12-month rate since August 2008. The so-called core price index, which excludes the often-volatile categories of food and energy, rose 4.5% from a year before,” reports the Wall Street Journal.

“The index measures what consumers pay for goods and services, including clothes, groceries, restaurant meals, recreational activities and vehicles. It increased a seasonally adjusted 0.9% in June from May, the largest one-month change since June 2008. Prices for used cars and trucks leapt 10.5% from the previous month, driving one-third of the rise in the overall index, the department said. The indexes for airline fares and apparel also rose sharply in June,” adds the newspaper.

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POLL: 61% of Black People Oppose Protests During National Anthem at the Olympics

Democrats couldn’t give a fig about Blacks — they mean to destroy the country and they exploit divisiveness and hate in order to achieve their malevolent goal.

Poll: Most Black People Oppose Protests During National Anthem at the Olympics

By Warner Todd Huston, Flag and Cross, July 13, 2021:

Last week, black U.S. Olympic hammer thrower Gwen Berry raised eyebrows by refusing to stand at attention during the national anthem, but a new poll finds that most blacks don’t agree with such actions.

A new I&I/TIPP poll finds that Americans overwhelmingly reject athletes showing disrespect for the American flag at the Olympics.

The poll found that 79% of respondents say it’s important “for professional athletes to publicly respect the American flag on the international level,” while 60% say it is “very important.”

However, only 16% of the adults surveyed think it’s not important.

But even when broken down by gender, race, party and the like, the anthem protesters have little support.

Per Issues & Insights:

This sentiment was true across the board, with majorities in almost every demographic group broken out by the I&I/TIPP poll saying it was important for U.S. athletes to show respect for the flag when competing against athletes from other nations. That includes nearly two-thirds (61%) of black people surveyed and 69% of Hispanics.

By party breakdown, 93% of Republicans say showing respect is important, compared with 72% of Democrats. Support for showing respect increases with education as well – going from 73% of those with a high-school education to 81% of those with some college, and 83% of college graduates. Other breakdowns are shown in the nearby table.

Only young people don’t care if athletes respect the flag. Just 49% of those aged 18-24 say respect for the flag is important, while 39% say it’s not. Last week’s I&I/TIPP poll report showed members of this same age group were least likely to say they are proud to be an American: Just 36% said they are “very” or “extremely” proud of their nationality.

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MISSOURI: Muslim Threatens to Blow Up and Shoot Up Factory Where He Works

Celebrate diversity!

The name “Yassine” is derived from “Ya Sin,” the 36th chapter of the Qur’an.

Versailles man charged with Making a Terroristic Threat

by Dan Claxton, KRCG, July 12, 2021:

NEW BLOOMFIELD — A Versailles man is in custody in the Morgan County jail charged with Making a Terroristic Threat by allegedly telling two co-workers on July 8 that he was going to blow up their workplace.

According to court documents, 33-year-old Yassine Bouyassine told a co-worker “when I come back I’ll blow it up.” Asked what he meant, he replied “Gates,” meaning Gates Corporation in Versailles, where Bouyassine works. He made a few more comments about “blowing up” and “shooting up” the facility, at one point asking co-workers how fast they thought he could do it.

The two employees who heard the comments then told their supervisor, who reported the incident to police.

Morgan County Prosecutor Dustin Dunklee charged Bouyassine with one count of Making a Terroristic Threat in the Second Degree. Missouri law defines that crime in part as communicating “an express or implied threat to cause an incident or condition involving danger to life.”…

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Islamic Republic of Iran Sent Goons to Kidnap Iranian Freedom Activist in NYC and Take Her Back to Iran

Meanwhile, they were sitting down with Biden’s handlers to demand the end of sanctions. The mullahs know that there is nothing they can do that will make Biden’s handlers not want to give them everything they want.

Iranian Operatives Planned to Kidnap a Brooklyn Author, Prosecutors Say

by Benjamin Weiser, New York Times, July 13, 2021:

An Iranian American journalist living in Brooklyn was the target of an international kidnapping plot orchestrated by an Iranian intelligence network, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

In an indictment unsealed in federal court in Manhattan, four Iranians were charged with conspiring to kidnap the journalist and author, Masih Alinejad, who has long been a staunch critic of the Iranian government.

Ms. Alinejad was not identified by prosecutors, but confirmed in an interview that she was the intended target of the plot. Last year, Ms. Alinejad wrote in a newspaper article that Iranian government officials had unleashed a social media campaign calling for her abduction.

The four defendants all live in Iran, the prosecutors said, identifying one of them, Alireza Shavaroghi Farahani, as an Iranian intelligence official and the three others as “Iranian intelligence assets.” A fifth defendant, accused of supporting the plot but not participating in the kidnapping conspiracy, was arrested in California.

A federal indictment describes a plot that included attempts to lure Ms. Alinejad to a third country to capture her and forcibly render her to Iran. The intelligence official, Mr. Farahani, and his network used private investigators to surveil, photograph and video record Ms. Alinejad and members of her household in Brooklyn, the government said.

The extensive surveillance that Mr. Farahani’s network procured included the use of a live, high-definition video feed depicting Ms. Alinejad’s home, prosecutors said.

“This is not some far-fetched movie plot,” William F. Sweeney Jr., the head of the F.B.I.’s New York office, said in a statement.

In a 2018 essay in The New York Times, Ms. Alinejad described her decision to leave Iran a decade earlier.

“As a journalist in Iran, I often got into trouble exposing the regime’s mismanagement and corruption until, eventually, my press pass was revoked,” she wrote. “I was often threatened with arrest or worse for writing articles critical of former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Ultimately, I was forced to flee my homeland in 2009.”…

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Repudiating Roe: The Most Important Abortion Case in 30 Years

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is a signal moment in America’s constitutional history.

For the first time in a generation and a half — nearly 30 years — there is a realistic chance that the Supreme Court might overrule Roe v. Wade, the Court’s 1973 decision establishing a constitutional right to abortion. The Court has agreed to hear a case next fall that presents a direct challenge to the foundations and validity of Roe.

This is a signal moment in America’s constitutional history. One of the most notorious decisions in the Court’s history is likely either to be repudiated and overruled — discarded, finally and definitively — or else reaffirmed and entrenched, perhaps permanently. The case is Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. And the stakes could not possibly be higher.

My discussion of Dobbs proceeds in two parts. In this article, I explain why Dobbs is the most important abortion case to reach the Court in nearly thirty years — since Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992), the case in which a splintered Court, by the narrowest of 5-4 margins, reaffirmed Roe, not because a majority of the justices thought Roe was right, but on the basis of the judicial doctrine of “stare decisis.”

Dobbs is important because it frames a direct challenge to Roe and Casey, forcing the Court to confront the legal indefensibility and radicalism of the Court’s pro-abortion jurisprudence. Dobbs poses the enormously important question whether Roe and Casey, two of the worst constitutional decisions of all time, were wrongly decided and should now, finally, be overruled. On the merits, I submit, the answer must be yes.

Later on, I will take up the somewhat peculiar-sounding question whether the judicial doctrine of “stare decisis” — the (inconsistent) judicial practice of generally adhering to precedents — can properly require the Court deliberately to reaffirm precedents that it is persuaded are egregiously and atrociously wrong. That, I maintain today, is the only true question remaining at issue in Dobbs. And the answer is emphatically no.

Roe’s wrongness

Start with Roe v. WadeRoe is regarded, rightly, as one of the most consequential and controversial — and one of the very worst — constitutional decisions of the Supreme Court in its history.

In simplest terms, Roe created a constitutional right to abortion of the life of a living human fetus. That result, and Roe’s reasoning in support of it, are indefensible from a legal standpoint. No plausible argument from the constitutional text, no rule or principle fairly derived from its structure or internal logic or deducible from other propositions contained therein, and no credible argument from historical understanding or intention remotely supports the abortion right created in Roe.

Roe v. Wade is simply a lawless decision. I know of no serious constitutional scholar who defends Roe’s result as a faithful interpretation of the Constitution’s language, understood according to its natural and original meaning, as understood at the time of its adoption, or as consistent with the original intent of its adopters in 1868.

To be sure, a small cottage industry of legal academics has grown up around the enterprise of attempting to concoct “alternative” legal theories to support the result in Roe. These theories range from the merely strained and historically insupportable — the claim that abortion restrictions constitute sex discrimination in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is the most common — to the comically absurd and outlandish.

The latter include wild assertions that abortion laws violate the Constitution’s prohibition of slavery or interfere with the guarantee to women of the right to vote. (I address and refute these theories in a book chapter of a volume collecting many of the most “creative” such contrivances, and also in an academic article.)

The Court has never adopted any of these alternative theories for abortion as a constitutional right. Nor has it come anywhere close to doing so. Instead, it has left the right to abortion where Roe purported to find it, in the guarantee that government not deprive persons of life, liberty, or property “without due process of law.”

That’s the same bogus legal reasoning on which the Supreme Court had rested its infamous Dred Scott decision in 1857, holding unconstitutional Congress’s law prohibiting the introduction of slavery into federal territories. This reasoning, if one can call it that, goes by the oxymoronic label “substantive due process.” It is gibberish, as most sensible people recognize.

In Casey, the Court, while nominally reaffirming Roe’s substantive due process holding, could not bring itself actually to embrace Roe’s reasoning as correct. Indeed, a majority of justices seemed to indicate they believed that the case was wrongly decided. Casey left Roe in place almost purely on the basis of the doctrine of stare decisis. In other words, the justices concluded the Court should stick to Roe “whether or not mistaken,” simply because it was a precedent on which the Court had staked its authority, and it might look bad if it were to reverse itself.

In tomorrow’s essay, I will attack this craven, unprincipled reasoning. For now, my point is simpler: Roe is a relic of abandoned reasoning that almost no one — including the Court itself — any longer thinks correct on its own terms. If Roe retains any legitimacy at all, it is only because it is a precedent and for no reason moored to the text of the Constitution.

It is important to grasp this. Roe v. Wade’s rule no longer rests on any provision of the Constitution. It rests on Roe’s rule being Roe’s rule. The constitutional right to abortion has been cut loose from any tether to the Constitution’s text. It now depends, essentially entirely, on the force of Roe’s status as a precedent and the doctrine of stare decisis.

Roe’s indefensibility as a matter of faithful constitutional interpretation is, frankly, almost no longer a matter of serious dispute. The incorrectness of Roe as a matter of first principles is practically a point of common ground, certainly so for the principled constitutional conservatives that now compose the majority of the justices on the Court. Bluntly put: Roe is as wrong as wrong can be, and everybody knows it.

Roe’s extremism and its human consequences

Roe’s formulation of the abortion right is also quite extreme. In a nutshell, Roe established a constitutional right to abortion of a living human fetus for essentially any reason that a pregnant woman chooses. Under the Court’s decisions, the right to abort exists throughout all nine months of pregnancy, albeit in slightly varying forms depending on the stage of pregnancy.

Prior to fetal “viability” — that is, the point when the child could live outside his or her mother’s womb, now around twenty-four weeks — the right to abort is explicitly plenary. There is no ground on which states may prohibit an abortion from being obtained. This includes, as I have recently written, eugenic reasons — aborting an unborn child because of his or her race or sex, or on account of disability.

After viability, an abortion may be had for any “health” reasonbut “health” is defined broadly (and misleadingly) to embrace emotional, psychological, age, or “familial” considerations. This loophole is big enough to make the right to abortion functionally absolute, even when the child could live outside the womb.

The Court’s opinions concerning “partial-birth” abortion, in 2000 and 2007, bear this out. They uphold a right to kill a fetus capable of living independently of the mother, under the rubric of the need to permit late abortions on “health” grounds. Thus, partial-birth abortion — the gruesome technique of inducing labour, delivering all of the body except the head, puncturing the skull and vacuuming out the child’s brain, collapsing the head, and then completing removal of the dead child — can be prohibited as an abortion method, even after viability, only if there is available some equally safe (to the pregnant woman) alternative method for killing the fetus.

The right to abortion is thus essentially absolute. This is especially clear for pre-viability abortions. State governments may adopt certain informed consent and waiting-period requirements, and they may enforce some (but not many) regulations of abortion clinics. But they may not prohibit abortion itself, for any reason, prior to viability.

Planned Parenthood v. Casey tinkered slightly with Roe’s framework but did not alter its essentials. It retained the absolute right to pre-viability abortion and it retained the “health” right to abortion of even viable unborn babies.

It is worth pausing briefly to reflect on just how radical the RoeCasey abortion-rights legal construct is. It is no cautious “balance” of interests. It is almost unreservedly pro-abortion. It adopts one of the most extremely lenient pro-abortion legal regimes anywhere in the world. It fails to recognise any legal rights of the unborn human fetal children, in any respect, at any stage of pregnancy.

It does not recognise them as legal persons in their own right, entitled to the equal protection of the laws from private violence (a debatable but infinitely more plausible legal understanding of the common law and of the Constitution’s guarantees than is Roe’s creation of a constitutional right to abortion). Nor, short of that, does it recognise the unborn as members of the human species meriting protection by the state, whether or not they possess a constitutionally recognised legal “right to life” of their own. The living human fetus is treated, absurdly, as “potential life.”

In short, if Roe were an act of legislation, a bill passed by a legislature, it would be extremist pro-abortion legislation. And, not to put too fine a point on it, Roe is an act of legislation. (As is Casey — a modest, friendly amendment to Roe.) That Roe and Casey are acts of extremist legislation, adopted by a runaway judiciary, only makes matters worse.

The most important point about Roe’s extremism is, of course, its human toll. Roe’s practical and moral consequences have been truly stunning. Roe sanctioned, and Casey perpetuated, in the name of our fundamental law, the killing of over sixty million human beings.

This is not rhetorical overstatement but simple description. That abortion kills should not be a controversial proposition. There is no doubt that abortion results in the death of a distinct living being — an organism that was alive before is now dead. And there is no doubt that the living being killed by abortion is a human living being, distinct from the mother.

Abortion thus ends a human life. To be sure, it is a human life at an early and vulnerable stage in its development. But it is the same human life it will be at all stages of its life cycle, as an embryo, fetus, infant, child, and adult.

Roe created a right of some human beings to kill other human beings. It is important to be clear about that. Since Roe, the running human death toll from abortion in America has exceeded that of the Nazi Holocaust, Stalin’s purges, and the Rwandan genocide combined. Our familiarity with Roe has led to a strange acceptance of, or numbness to, its shocking, murderous radicalism and the scale of its havoc.

Roe is both a constitutional monstrosity and a moral atrocity.  As I wrote in these pages nearly a decade ago, Roe is simply unbearably wrong. It is time — long past time — to overrule Roe v. Wade.

The Dobbs case

That brings us to Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The Dobbs case poses a direct, head-on challenge to Roe’s framework and, by necessary implication, its legitimacy. Here’s how: As noted, Roe and Casey hold that abortion cannot be banned for any reason before the point of fetal viability, when the child would be capable of living outside his or her mother’s womb, currently at about twenty-four weeks of pregnancy.

Dobbs involves a legal challenge to a Mississippi law forbidding abortions after fifteen weeks of pregnancy. This is more than two months before the point of viability. Simply put, if Roe is right, Mississippi’s law is “unconstitutional” (to accede, for purposes of argument, to an inaccurate characterisation). And conversely, for Mississippi’s law to be upheld, Roe and Casey must be rejected.

The Dobbs case thus squarely presents the issue of whether Roe v. Wade is wrong and should be overruled. Given what Roe and subsequent abortion decisions hold, and what the Mississippi law in question provides, the issue is practically unavoidable. And the Court’s order granting review shows no desire to avoid it. The legal question on which the justices granted review was stated as follows: “Whether all pre-viability prohibitions on elective abortions are unconstitutional.” That’s another way of asking whether Roe v. Wade is rightly or wrongly decided and should remain the operative legal rule.

What will the Court do? A solid majority of justices now on the Supreme Court clearly believes that Roe is unequivocally wrongly decided, as flagrant a departure from constitutional text, structure, and history as any precedent in the Court’s history.

There is no doubt in my mind that six of the nine sitting justices firmly believe Roe is wrong. They are, in rough order of certainty: Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh, and Chief Justice John Roberts.

In truth, I believe Justice Elena Kagan in her heart of hearts is unpersuaded of Roe’s legal correctness, too. But she and fellow liberals Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor can be counted on to vote for unrestricted abortion rights no matter what.

The stakes and snare of “stare decisis

Everything — everything — thus depends on the Court’s treatment of the legal doctrine of “stare decisis.” “Stare decisis” is a fragment of the Latin phrase taken to stand for the general rule of practice and judicial policy, drawn from the common law, that courts tend to follow their own precedents unless they have a good and sufficient legal justification for departing from them.

Significantly, the doctrine has never been thought to be constitutionally required. It is a rule of judicial policy and usual practice only. Nor has the doctrine ever been thought absolute. There are literally hundreds of examples of cases that have been overruled. Even at common law, courts could overrule prior decisions demonstrated to be unsound.

Moreover, the doctrine’s roots in common-law adjudication — where the law actually consists of general principles discerned from the overall course of judicial decisions — mean that it does not transpose neatly (if at all) to constitutional interpretation, where the relevant law consists of an authoritative, written legal text.

Simply put, if the text is the touchstone, judicial precedents contrary to the text are simply not faithful understandings of the relevant law. The Supreme Court’s jurisprudence in constitutional cases has consistently affirmed that core principle, leading the Court repeatedly to emphasise that adherence to precedent is “not an inexorable command.”

Nonetheless, the doctrine retains some intuitive appeal, especially for “conservatives,” as it purports to advance conservative-sounding values of stability, predictability, consistency, humility, and restraint. And it does advance these values, at least to some extent. But the doctrine is slippery, deceptive, and readily manipulated.

In practice, the doctrine often disserves the very policies it claims to serve, undermining predictability and stability and disguising judicial discretion. There is a strong claim that it is not “conservative” at all — that faithful adherence to the Constitution requires just that: faithful adherence to the Constitution, not to faithless departures from its text, structure, history, and original meaning.

Ironically, the staunchest defenders of stare decisis today are liberal, activist judges, who invoke it selectively and perhaps a bit cynically, as a tool for entrenching liberal decisions that are not defensible under the Constitution. That is, they invoke stare decisis precisely to preserve such faithless departures from the text itself.

Like the apple in the Garden, then, the doctrine of stare decisis can be deceptively enticing. Dangled by the devil for evil purposes, the doctrine has an enormous capacity to mislead and deceive. Some nominally “conservative” members of the Court have succumbed to its appeal in the past, including in abortion cases, substituting a corrupted version of the doctrine for constitutional principle.

That is what happened in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the 1992 decision in which a 5-4 majority of the Court voted to reaffirm Roe v. Wade on the supposed basis of the doctrine of stare decisis — even while changing Roe’s standards and framework and overruling two cases.

Is there a risk that something like this could happen again in Dobbs? Is there a risk of another Casey? Might the Court hold, in the name of stare decisis, that Roe and Casey should be upheld, no matter how wrong they were, how extreme they are, and how atrocious their consequences, simply because they were decided before?

I take up that question next: Does the doctrine of stare decisis require adherence to an egregiously wrong, legally indefensible precedent, in conflict with a proper understanding of the Constitution, simply because it is a precedent?

Republished with permission from The Public Discourse.


Michael Stokes Paulsen

Michael Stokes Paulsen is Distinguished University Chair & Professor of Law, at the University of St. Thomas, in Minneapolis. More by Michael Stokes Paulsen

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‘Vaccines Should Be Mandatory,’ Says Woman Wearing My Body, My Choice T-Shirt

PORTLAND, OR—During a conversation at work Monday, local woman Reighnye Leighton argued that the government should just mandate that everyone get vaccinated. She made this argument as she wore her favorite, well-worn “My Body, My Choice” T-shirt.

“Vaccines should be mandatory,” said the woman who goes out and protests every weekend that she should be able to get an abortion at any time because it’s “her body, her choice.”

Leighton argued that though people do have a right to privacy and to make their own healthcare decisions, ultimately, the government can overrule that if it’s in the interest of saving innocent lives. “If it saves one life, it’s worth it,” she added, though she believes every woman in the nation has the right to end a life inside of her if it becomes inconvenient.

RELATED POLTICAL SATIRE: Biden’s State Department: ‘We Support The Cuban People As They Rise Up To Protest Georgia’s Voter ID Laws’

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7 Signs Your Kid Might Be Learning CRT At School

We all know that CRT is simply the honest teaching of American history. It’s also a niche legal theory that is only taught in college. It’s also an arbitrary label that racists use to slander everything they don’t like. It’s also the only way to make sure your elementary school kids don’t grow up thinking slavery is good. Wow! Are you confused? You probably are. Whiteness has that effect on people. We’re here to help.

So how can you know your kids are being taught CRT in school? Here are the 7 signs:

1) They call your boss to tell how racist you are: If your kid tries to get you canceled because you perpetuate systems of oppressive whiteness by treating all races equally–which is totally racist– they might be learning CRT.

2) They segregate all their stuffed animals by fur color: Kids who have been taught CRT know the value of creating segregated, decolonized spaces for their stuffies of color to play without white harassment.

3) They come home with purple hair and a ‘Kill All Men’ tattoo: This look is the standard issue for kids who believe all the tenets of CRT.

4) They try to get out of math homework by telling you math is racist: Well, it is. So why are you making them do it, you racist boomer?

5) They refuse to eat on Taco Tuesday due to cultural appropriation: Literally every white ally of social justice knows that enjoying any aspect of another culture that doesn’t belong to your own is racist. Segregate those cultures, Mom and Dad!

6) They ask all their minority classmates to bully them: Are they white? Then they deserve it!

7) They explain over dinner how Marxist ideology is a potent and effective tool for infiltrating all aspects of modern civilization– including culture, religion, economy, and government– in order to dismantle the established order and topple the bourgeois: Wow! so true!

If your kid exhibits any of these signs, they’re on their way! Give them a salute, Comrade!


Bernie Sanders Heads To Cuba To Tell Protesters To Be More Grateful For Their Excellent Social Programs

Rural Americans Burn Kamala Harris At The Stake For Witchcraft After She Shows Them A Photocopier

‘Vaccines Should Be Mandatory,’ Says Woman Wearing My Body, My Choice T-Shirt

Leftists Fear Communism Failing All The Time Is Making Communism Look Bad

New York Times Slams Cuban Protestors For Waving Notorious Symbol Of Hate

EDITORS NOTE: This political satire column by The Babylon Bee is republished with permission. ©All rights reserved.

VIDEO: Group Organizing Another Demonstration for January 6th Political Prisoners

Signup for Second Rally Against Political Persecution at the DC Prison

Watch organizer Matt Braynard on with Steve Bannon last week:

A couple of friends sent me this news about a rally on Saturday in Washington, DC to protest the incarceration of many arrested on January 6th, some of whom are in solitary confinement and many without even having charges filed against them.

It is such a relief to see that some patriots are taking action to protest this shameful act of political persecution.

I have no time to go into the details because I want to get over to RRW before I run out of steam today.  (Been out early slaving in the north 40, so to speak.)

Learn more about it here and see that there are satellite rallies being held elsewhere in the country as well.  Note that the Arizona rally is tomorrow.

RELATED VIDEO: See the video of the first #FreePolitical Prisoners rally, held on June 19th.

EDITORS NOTE: This Frauds, Crooks and Criminals column is republished with permission. ©All rights reserved.

Trump: ‘We Will Take Back that Glorious White House’

Trump states, “We Will Take Back that Glorious White House.”

WATCH: President Donald Trump FULL SPEECH at CPAC 2021 in Dallas, TX 7-11-21

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Fear, Control and the Authoritarian Abuse of Power

“The primary method by which governments increase their control is by creating fear.” – Charles Eisenstein, Author

“Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.” –  Bertrand Russell

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” – H. L. Mencken

“The people need wholesome fear. They want to fear something. They want someone to frighten them and make them shudderingly submissive.” – Adolph Hitler, 1933

Sadly, after years upon years of conditioning, most people don’t use critical thinking (logic is not taught in government schools) and instead let others think for them.  This became all too obvious with the propaganda of fear proliferated by worldwide establishment hierarchies.

In 2020, America became a country of sheep, donning the useless face diapers, even while alone in their vehicles or outside on warm sunny days. Fauci’s fear propaganda was successful.  In 2021, Americans allowed themselves to become lab rats for an unlicensed and dangerous injection that is not a “vaccine,” but an unapproved experimental toxic genetic agent containing squalene.  Dr. Lee Merritt says this is the same ingredient in one of the “vaccines” given to Gulf War vets allegedly to prevent Anthrax poisoning, where there was no time for oversight or independent review, and instead caused Gulf War syndrome.  In animal testing for the messenger RNA Covid injections, the ferrets, cats, and monkeys all died when a new virus was introduced.

Viral Variants

Comrade Fauci is again using fear to frighten the lemmings into believing that the new Delta variant is far more dangerous than the original never-isolated Covid-19. Variants of viral strains have nearly always been of a weaker variety.  The gain-of-function Wuhan virus variants may be a natural result of the virus, a new strain released on the world or more likely, a result of the mRNA Covid injections.  The majority of Americans as well as the rest of the world, fell prey to fear mongering sold by the establishment elite, and are now spreading fear again with the lie of a dangerous “variant.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claim the Delta strain of the virus is a “variant of concern” that could lead to more deaths and hospitalizations, while the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the strain has been detected in more than 80 countries and continues to mutate as it spreads.  Dr. Fauci and China’s mouthpiece, WHO President Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, are very close friends.

The article, How Broad is Covid Immunity? by former scientist and vice president of Pfizer, Dr. Michael Yeadon, and Marc Girardot of PANDA, states that “health authorities and mainstream media have been very wary of supposed heightened risk profiles of new variants.  This well-known phenomenon occurs continuously for influenza as well as for Coronaviruses. To date, these mutations have caused changes in less than 0.3% of the entire virus sequence. All variants are therefore currently 99.7% similar to the original Wuhan viral sequence.”

“To date no robust scientific evidence proves that any of variants identified are more transmissible or deadly than the original.  By definition, variants are clinically identical. Once there is a clinical difference then a new ‘strain’ of virus has emerged.”

“There is therefore no possibility that the human immune system will be fooled into regarding the variants as a new pathogen.”

So then, what is Delta?

Variant Spread

Dr. Christopher Murray, the director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington says “there is no doubt in my mind” that “vaccinated” Americans are helping spread the Indian Delta variant as Los Angeles and New York City see cases surge by up to 165% in a week.  He added, “It could explain why states with high vaccination rates such as California, Illinois, New York and Washington are seeing a rise in cases.”  In New York City, where 63% of all adults have completed their vaccine series, new cases have risen by 295 since June 24.

Since June 25, COVID-19 infections have jumped 84 percent from 1,747 cases to 3,216 recorded July 9th, according to data from the Scottish Government.  ‘You cannot explain the explosive epidemic in Scotland, in a pretty highly vaccinated population, if they’re not playing a role in transmission,’ Murray said.

Here’s what the article is not telling us.  These cases are rising in areas of the unvaccinated as well.  Remember that it’s already been acknowledged that those who are inoculated are shedding the spike proteins and infecting non-inoculated.

Even the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has written a “guidance document” entitled, Design and Analysis of Shedding Studies for Virus or Bacteria-Based Gene Therapy and Oncolytic Products.

Toxic Jabs

A true vaccine will develop antibodies to the virus or bacterium, will protect you from contracting the virus, reduce deaths from the virus, and reduce the circulation of the virus in society.  The Covid-19 injection does none of these.  In fact, injected citizens can still contract the virus, are not producing antibodies, can still spread the virus, and Public Health England just released a new report showing that at least 62 percent of all deaths associated with the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) are occurring in people who were already “vaccinated.”

Why would anyone trust these injections?  Apparently, many are not.  Anti-vaxxers used to be three percent, and are now up to 45%, thus the reason Biden will be sending vax-agents to your doors.  The media is saying that because of those who will not take the injection, America will not reach herd immunity.  Whoa…wait the hell a minute; that is pure poppycock.  If you’ve had the virus (Type A or B flu which was all that was found in the lungs of Covid patients) then you have God’s immunity and you don’t need an experimental injection!

There is no Covid-19 virus that has ever been isolated!  It’s the blooming flu…whether natural or manmade in a bioweapon lab via the NIH/Fauci gain-of-function, it still reacts the same way as other viruses.  Like seasonal influenza, it is dangerous to elderly with comorbidities.

Cure Worse Than the Disease?

Dr. Lee Merritt’s July 5th article in the New American Magazine, Covid-19 Vaccines, A “Cure” Worse Than the Disease? spells out the dangers of these experimental injections being slickly sold to the American public with bribes to entice Americans into receiving the jab. Both Moderna and Pfizer Covid-19 injections are “experimental, employing a genetic technology never before used on humans.  Legally, those who get the vaccine are unnamed participants in a Stage IV Food and Drug Administration (FDA) trial.

Dr. Merritt writes that during the first four months after the 2021 rollout of Pfizer and Moderna, 97 percent of deaths from vaccines recorded in the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) were for those injections…only three percent reported were from other vaccines.  The VAERS statistics on vaccine deaths per year from 2018-2021 are telling.

2018: 22 deaths

2019: 27 deaths

2020: 26 deaths

2021: 3,661 deaths (January through April)

Why weren’t these lethal jabs terminated like the swine flu after 25 deaths?

According to the CDC, from mid December 2020 to July 2, 2021, there have been 9,048 Americans who have died from these injections, including 917 unborn babies following the shots, and 520,747 injuries.  Link

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Physicians, pharmacists, and nurses have no idea what is in these Covid injections.  Only the people at the top of the four “vaccine” makers know.  Recipients are guinea pigs receiving an experiment that may kill or disable them.

Videos of magnets sticking to the skin of recently inoculated Americans have been circulated.  Like everyone else, I originally thought it was nonsense and a typical hoax.  But Dr. Merritt tells us that in an article published in August 2019 at LabRoots.com states, “Scientists Developed Magnetic Nanoparticles that can Remotely Modulate Neural Circuits,” nanoparticles can be put into the blood vessel feeding a brain tumor, then MRI scanning of the area causes the particles to heat and burn out the cancerous mass. So, what will happen when these vaccinated people enter the MRI for other reasons?

Dr. Lawrence Palevsky is a New York state licensed pediatrician, who utilizes a holistic approach to children’s wellness and illness.  In this short video, he explains what the injection for Covid-19 actually does to our bodies and the side effects.

Dr. Palevsky says the Sars-Cov-2 “messenger RNA” injection is not a vaccine, instead it is believed to be a piece of the Sars-Cov-2 virus, but is a manmade synthetic of the spike protein.  That spike protein is known to be damaging, and the injection creates the genetic ability to produce more spike proteins in the body.  Yet there is no guarantee it ever stops reproducing.  The list of side effects from the spike protein are deadly: thrombocytopenia, blood clots, brain damage, neurological damage, lung, liver and kidney disease, heart attacks and inflammation, strokes and impairment to male and female reproductive organs, miscarriages, stillborn babies and death.

The unvaccinated who are near those who have had the jab are experiencing many of the same side effects, which means the spike protein is shedding from skin, breath, sweat, saliva, etc. from mRNA injected individuals.  There has never been, in history, a demonstration that using mRNA technology in vaccines has solved the problem of an infectious disease outbreak.

In this longer video, Dr. Palevsky tells of the few ingredients known within the mRNA jabs that have also never been tested for human injection. These were listed as “in addition” contents on Covid-19 injection paperwork; no other contents were given.

Polyethylene glycol (a petroleum derivative), lipid nanoparticles and something called SM102, also known as “hydro-gel” have never been tested for safety or effectiveness when injected into the human body or in animal studies.

Seventy-five percent of Americans are known to have an allergic reaction to polyethylene glycol.  The lipid nanoparticle is known to cause brain damage, lung, kidney and liver damage, and male and female reproductive damage.  The lipid is a fat and the nanoparticle is a very tiny particle able to travel everywhere in your body. They are known to cause damage to the above-mentioned tissues, are known to stay in the body permanently, and they also have the potential to be magnetized which will then give the powers that be the ability to collect data from you once you’ve had the injection.  Aluminum nanoparticles could well invite Alzheimer’s as aluminum attaches to the fluoride in our body which is in our drinking water.

Dr. Palevsky states that there is no oversight with these manufacturers or the manufacturing process or proper safety standards.  There is no actual standardization of how much messenger RNA is even in each injection.  And of course, these companies are not liable if their product harms you or kills you.

Biden’s Vaccine Gestapo

And here is where the rubber meets the road with our totalitarian despotic dictator, comrade Joseph Biden. He’s about as sharp as a marble, yet he’s telling us that he wants all Americans injected, including teenagers, despite the fact the youth of America are not affected by this virus and the recovery rate across the board is 99.75%.  How special!  Recently we heard of a 13-year-old boy who died in his sleep three days after his second injection and his autopsy showed an enlarged heart.  In a recent interview with Dr. Lee Merritt, she said, “These forced vaccines are a Holocaust level crime against humanity.”  Wake up people!

Jen Psaki announced Biden’s plan to have every American vaccinated.  Agents of the federal government will be knocking on people’s doors to intimidate them into getting vaccinated for a virus with a 99.75 percent survival rate.  We don’t need a stinkin’ vaccine!  Never have!  Number one on Biden’s list: “Targeted, community-by-community, door-to-door outreach to get remaining Americans vaccinated by ensuring they have the information they need on how both safe and accessible the vaccine is.”

Kiss my grits!  There is nothing safe about this forced and bribed injection!

The heavily targeted states are all southern, from Georgia and Tennessee across the south to Texas, but every state will have either government officials or National Guard at your door.  Many southerners still understand freedom.

Remember, you do not have to answer questions and they do not have a right to trespass on your property.  The 4th and 5th amendments and HIPAA laws prevent this type of government questioning which is an overarching blanket abuse of power.

In Oregon’s fourth most populous county, which includes the college town of Eugene, National Guard members may be among the teams designated to persuade people to take the shots, according to Jason Davis, Public Information Officer with Lane County Public Health.  Using the military to go door-to-door to persuade Americans to take this experimental jab is a Bolshevik tactic!  This is an unconstitutional use of state military who answer to both state and federal authorities.  The abuse and misuse of the National Guard has been deliberately corrupted.

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Health Department and Fire Department are going door to door in communities to bring the vaccines to the poorer neighborhoods.  Their health commissioner said community vaccination is the primary goal.  God help them!

CNN Medical contributor, Dr. Leana Wen suggested on July 10th that President Biden should get behind “vaccine credentialing.”  She said that life needs to be “hard” for Americans who have not received the experimental Covid-19 jab and individuals who refuse should face weekly testing.  Wen is the former Planned Parenthood president and she believes people who don’t take the injection should not be allowed to normally go about their lives without any consequences.

We went from “flattening the curve in 14 days” to going “door to door to see your papers.”  The “brownshirts” have arrived.


Physicians and scientists all over the world are risking their livelihoods and licenses to tell us the truth, that the Covid shot is not a vaccine, it’s an unlicensed experiment, and one that kills.  Over 9,000 Americans have died from the vaccine, and only one percent of deaths and adverse reactions are reported to VAERS.

Real extremists, factual corruption, and the historic destruction of America’s liberties are ignored.  The FBI is now asking Americans to spy on their own families and friends to prevent extremism.  We have entered Nazi Germany once again.

As Dr. Lee Merritt said at the end of her article in the New American Magazine, “If you are a physician, it is time to choose your allegiance.  Will you stand for your patients? Or will you hide behind the medical authorities and say someday, ‘I was just following orders.’”

©Kelleigh Nelson. All rights reserved.

VIDEO: America Under Attack! Biden Turning USA Into Giant Sanctuary for Illegals

Apprehensions of illegal aliens are skyrocketing along our southern flank. Worse, most of these illegals are not being deported; they are being allowed to infiltrate this Republic and are not subjected to our rule of law. This is war, folks. This is a battle against, not the illegals, but the Biden clan which is destroying the very fabric of our culture. Graham Ledger speaks with the president of the national Border Patrol Union, Art Del Cueto about attempting to stop illegals from attacking our country while the President is aiding and abetting their assault on our sovereignty.

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AWED: Media Balanced Newsletter — We cover COVID to Climate, as well as Energy to Elections.

Welcome! We cover COVID to Climate, as well as Energy to Elections.

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— This Newsletter’s Articles, by Topic —

COVID-19 — Therapies:

Ivermectin is effective for COVID-19 when used early. Analysis of 62 studies

MD Testimony about the failure to alert the public about COVID-19 therapies

Ivermectin Invictus: The Unsung COVID Victor

YouTube’s Censorship of Ivermectin

Study: Theoretical study and molecular modeling of inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2

Study: Phytochemicals in ginseng possess potential to inhibit SARS-CoV-2

COVID-19 — Vaccines:

Prominent medical journals highlight death risk from COVID vaccines

Biden Announces Door-to-Door ‘Outreach’ Teams to ‘Get Americans Vaccinated’

Inventor of mRNA vaccine gives interview on the safety of gene therapy shots

Those dying post-vaccine: Where are the autopsies?

COVID-19 — Models and Data:

Portugal Court Rules Only 0.9% of ‘Verified Cases’ Died of COVID

“Panic Porn Dressed Up As Science” – Exposing the Truth About the Delta Variant

COVID-19 — Misc:

Covid And Climate: Key Failures In Policy Parallels

Why the Masses Unquestionably Obeyed COVID-19 Restrictions


Lambda variant raises concern due to ‘unusual’ mutations

Short Video: Jim Jordan Attacks Fauci’s Actions At Start Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Fauci Hit with Hatch Act Complaint

Renewable Energy Health and Ecosystem Consequences:

Wind and Solar are the Most Environmentally Destructive Energy Sources

Rural communities and conservation groups sue NYS over renewables’ siting process

Bat Death Toll Near Turbines Raises Concerns

Iowa: Company illegally storing hundreds of old wind turbine blades

Study: Wood Pellet Damage

Wind Energy:

Wind energy in crisis as expansion stalls in Germany

Offshore wind support vessel forced to leave after fishermen protest

New Maine law prohibits offshore wind projects in state waters

Two Australian wind projects fined $1+ million for their role in blackout

Solar Energy:

Every Indiana school system where solar farms were located had a 10-20% decline in enrollment within a five-year period.”

Study: Graphene-Based Nanotechnologies for Energy Applications (e.g. Solar)

Study: Toxicity of graphene-family nanoparticles

Nuclear Energy:

U.S. can’t hit net-zero power target by 2035 without Nuclear

US Legislation introduced to extend production tax credits to nuclear

Nuclear Energy Will Not Be the Solution to Climate Change

Report: Ten Years of Fukushima Disinformation

Nigeria pursues nuclear ambitions

Fossil Fuel Energy:

Alex Epstein Congressional Testimony for June 30, 2021

Five Asian countries building 600 new coal plants

Oil, Gas Stock ETFs Are Attracting Most Money in a Decade

Record-breaking European gas prices signal an expensive winter for consumers

Coal aversion by Biden, environmentalists threatens transition to electric vehicles

Coal output in U.S. rising most since 1990 as global demand surges

Surging U.S. LNG undermines Biden’s climate agenda

Fossil Fuel Hatred Will Deliver Disaster and Tyranny

Geothermal Energy:

Geothermal Energy is the Future

Full steam ahead for Cornwall’s geothermal energy project

Misc Energy:

Powering the future of North Carolina

Climate Successes = Rolling blackouts for parts of Northwest

Hydrogen Hype and Hurdles

Toyota Warns (Again) About Electrifying All Autos

Shortages flagged for EV materials lithium and cobalt

Study: Safety of Grid Scale Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage Systems

Residential energy use: “interventions” that alter daily habits vs top-down regulations

Green Energy for the Woke Is No Bargain for the Awake

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:

Short video: The Climate Religion

Dear Climate Alarmists: Your fear mongering isn’t cool anymore

Confirmation Bias in Event Attribution Analysis

When Climateers Let the Truth Slip Out

Is Global Warming Really the Cause of the Pacific Northwest Heat Wave?

CNN Says Florida Building Collapse Caused By Climate Change

What is good for the climate geese is NOT good for the ganders

They Blame Heat Deaths, etc on Climate Change Because They’re Causing Them

NYT columnist: Now Democrats have only 1 year to save planet

Climate Justice Is Just An Excuse to Impose Green Ideology

Manmade Global Warming — Misc:

Progressives tell Biden to ignore China abuses for climate fight

Ecocide Reveals the Totalitarian Heart of the Climate Cult

A Scientist Scientifically Uses Science to Debunk Global Warming

Biden’s ticking climate clock

To Stop Climate Change Americans Must Cut Energy Use by 90 Percent…

BBC deletes list of climate change benefits after fury from activists

Democrats Hope to Pass Climate Bill After Failing a Decade Ago

Coastal sinking, caving explained by researchers

Milloy to EPA Administrator: Pick a new CASAC or see you in court

Archive: The Creator, Fabricator and Proponent of Global Warming – Maurice Strong

US Election — HR.4:

Stop HR.4, a Federal Veto of State Election Laws

HR.4 — The Pelosi Power Grab Act

60 Seconds: Voting Rights (IWV)

60 Seconds: H.R. 4 and Federal Pre-Clearance (IWV)

Celebrate Consent of the Governed, then Reject Democrats’ Attempt to Sabotage It

Dems’ election power grab: Republicans fighting partisan assaults on voting

Short good video: House Judiciary Hearing Highlights (6-29-21)

Riordan 6-29-21 Testimony to House Subcommittee

Lawyer Testifies to Voting Section’s History of Abusing Its Authority

H.R.4 Voting Rights Act Poll

US Election — Other:

Ten Reasons The 2020 Election Was The Fairest Election Of All Time

2016 Dem’s Vote Rigging Ran Out of Time

Brnovich Turned the Tide in Election Integrity War

Dems Can’t Stem the Flow of Election Revelations No Matter How Hard They Try

Book: The Deep Rig — How Election Fraud Cost Trump the White House

US Election — Arizona:

Supreme Court: A Victory in the Arizona Voting Rights Case

The Reality of the Arizona Election Audit

Key Questions While We’re Waiting for the Arizona Audit Report

Live streaming of the AZ Maricopa County Audit

Report: Laws Governing the Measurable Effects of Pre-Determined Aggregate Percentages to Engineer an Election; Maricopa

US Election — Georgia:

Justice Department’s Lawsuit Against Georgia Is Completely Partisan

GA State Senator: ‘I Think We Can Ask For Our 16 Electoral College Votes Back…’

Judge declines to block portions of Georgia election law

US Election — Pennsylvania:

Why I am initiating a forensic investigation of the 2020 PA Election

Gov. Wolf Vetoes Voting Rights Protection Act Despite Overwhelming Voter Support

US Election — North Carolina:

NC Board of Elections Agrees to Allow More Poll Observers

Collusive settlements by the NC attorney general prohibited in budget

US Election — Other State Issues:

State Legislatures Can Reverse 2020 Outcomes If Fraud Found

Some Good State Election Recommendations

Election Integrity Efforts Across America Since The Disastrous 2020 Election

A.U.D.I.T. of Elections: Democrats Getting Concerned

Did Biden Really Win California?

Judge orders new election after 78% of mail-in ballots proven to be fraudulent

AuditEngine Florida Case Study Report & Videos

US Politics and Socialism:

Short video: NC Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson – Reparations

Mainstream media has openly embraced advocacy over reporting

Why Are They Woke?

Attacking ‘merit’ in the name of ‘equity’ is a prescription for mediocrity

The Attempted Destruction of US Through Open Borders and Mass Migration

All Things Great and Small ……Are Racist

Fear Is Contagious and Used to Control You

BLM leadership reveals plan to ‘completely dismantle’ society

A Free Press is Not Just a Right, it is a Choice…

Air Force Chief of Staff Brown’s Racism Witch Hunt

US Independence Day:

Celebrating America’s Birthday

How Nations Slip from Greatness to Obscurity

41 Years After the Most Memorable US Sporting Event, Patriotism Dropping

Other US Politics and Related:

Statement on Supreme Court Citizen Privacy Ruling

On Slavery, Climate, and the Promise of Gettysburg

Citizens of NY County partition it to be a Constitutional Sanctuary

Biden’s Infrastructure Package Will Federalize Local Zoning Laws, etc.

Proposed Green ecocide law does not work

Facebook To Provide Warning When Your Friends Begin Thinking For Themselves

Aides Nervous as Biden’s Life Alert and Nuclear Launch Buttons Look Similar

Religion Related:

Vatican indicts ten, including a cardinal

At least 20 Canadian churches set ablaze or vandalized amid indigenous anger

Why Revival is America’s Only Hope!

Education Related:

Our Colleges Should Accomplish More

China, Universities and Climate Change

A Teachers’ Guide to Miseducating the Young

Preschool, Kindergarten Enrollment Drops 13 Percent Nationally

Why Did a Christian College Fire a Tenured Professor?

Science and Misc Matters:

Canadian man jailed for calling his biologically female child his ‘daughter’

The historical foundations of the linear non-threshold dose response model

Scientists develop simple blood test for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

CDC Warns Doctors About a Mystery Bacterial Outbreak

The invisible addiction: is it time to give up caffeine?

1,500± businesses infected in one of the worst ransomware attacks ever

New LinkedIn Data Leak Leaves 700 Million Users Exposed

DuckDuckGo is now the second most popular search engine in the West

Eulogy of Tom Wysmuller

Israel makes AI Drone History

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#FREECUBA! Watch Massive ANTI-COMMUNIST Protests Erupt, Cubans Demand End To Communist Dictatorship

The courageous people of Cuba desperately yearn for freedom after decades of socialist and communist rule. Let’s see how Bernie Sanders, AOC, Tlaib, and Omar respond to the freedom rallies being held by the people of Cuba, who are protesting against the ideology that they want to implement in America. Pray for the Cuban people.

Cubans in over 32 cities protested in retaliation to the communist regime chanting “Freedom! “Down with Communism!” and “Patria y Vida” (Homeland and Life) in a live Facebook video. The demonstrators demanded access to food, medicine, vaccines and the end to communism amid a massive COVID-19 outbreak (Daily Caller).  From CNN International Corresponded and Havana Bureau Chief Patrick Oppmann: I have lived in Cuba for nine years and the scenes we saw today were stunning. The protests spread more quickly than anyone could have imagined. I don’t know what tomorrow will bring but the level of discontent and anger isn’t going anywhere (Twitter). From Wall Street Journal Latin America Correspondent Jose de Cordoba: Cubans always talk about the “doble cara” – hiding your true feelings and thoughts because of the fear that comes with living in a police state. This is what happens when a people take off their masks (Twitter). White House press secretary Jen Psaki said it’s not about freedom (RedState). As of late last night, Socialist Bernie Sanders, who heaped high praise on the government of Cuba, was silent (Fox News). From Katie Pavlich last night: Nothing from the @WhiteHouse@JoeBiden or @SecBlinken on Cuba. Telling (Twitter). From Erielle Davidson: Biden WH predictably out to lunch as Cuba erupts in protest against its socialist government while waving the American flag (Twitter). From Marco Rubio: Frustration with the dictatorships incompetence,greed & repression is mounting rapidly (Twitter). From Dan McLaughlin: … one hopes that the Cuban regime can & will fall to the Cuban people, if not now, soon. And we should do whatever we can to help that along. Cuba Libre (Twitter).

Massive Protests Erupt In Cuba As Citizens Demand End To Communist Dictatorship: ‘We Want Freedom!’

By Daily Wire, July 11, 2021

Massive protests erupted on Sunday in Cuba as citizens of the island nation demanded an end to the communist dictatorship as they suffer in poverty while having limited freedom.

“In a country known for repressive crackdowns on dissent, the rallies were widely viewed as astonishing,” The New York Times reported. “Activists and analysts called it the first time that so many people had openly protested against the Communist government since the so-called Maleconazo uprising, which exploded in the summer of 1994 into a huge wave of Cubans leaving the country by sea.”

The report noted that numerous videos that were posted online that showed the protests had “suddenly disappeared.” “The people are dying of hunger!” one woman shouted during a protest highlighted by The Times, “Our children are dying of hunger!” Other chants included “We want freedom” and “We want vaccines.”

“Never seen images from #Havana,” Alexandre Krauss, Senior Advisor EU Parliament, tweeted. “Thousands are mobilizing across #Cuba demanding the end of the communist dictatorship while screaming ‘we are not afraid…we are not afraid.’”

“I have been covering Cuba since the 1994 rafter crisis,” New York Times reporter Frances Robles tweeted. “I have never ever seen anything like the protests today.”

The AP reported:

Police initially trailed behind as protesters chanted “Freedom,” “Enough” and “Unite.” One motorcyclist pulled out a U.S. flag, but it was snatched from him by others. … Cuba is going through its worst economic crisis in decades, along with a resurgence of coronavirus cases.

The demonstration grew to a few thousand in the vicinity of Galeano Avenue and the marchers pressed on despite a few charges by police officers and tear gas barrages. People standing on many balconies along the central artery in the Centro Habana neighborhood applauded the protesters passing by. Others joined in the march.

“We are fed up with the queues, the shortage,” one protester told the AP. “That’s why I’m here.”


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IG REPORT: Islamic Terrorists Lead Religious Services in 25% of U.S. Federal prisons

Prisons are a notorious hotbed of jihad recruitment. Who better to target than the violent, broken and disenfranchised? Why would authorities give violent jihadis access to the general population? In no fewer than five states, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Michigan, Muslims make up 1 out of 4 or 1 out of 5 prisoners. Overrepresentation may be partially a product of the success of Islamic dawah or missionary activity in prisons. Islamic prison dawah has produced many converts and at least some terror plots. And it may serve to explain high Muslim prison numbers in some states, but not necessarily in others.

Islamic terrorists lead religious services in a quarter of federal prisons: inspector general report

Audit found inmates affiliated with Islamic State, al-Qaeda, al-Shabaab allowed to lead services.

By: Just the News, July 9, 2021:

Inmates convicted on terrorism-related charges or with “known connections to terrorist organizations,” including the Islamic State, al-Qaeda and al-Shabaab, were allowed to lead religious services at a third of the federal prisons audited by a federal watchdog, raising deep security concerns.

A recent audit by the Justice Department’s inspector general of the Chaplaincy Services Program in the Federal Bureau of Prisons found four out of 12 facilities in which terrorist inmates were eligible to lead religious services.

At three of the facilities, the prisoners were affiliated with Islamic terrorist groups, with at least two leading services “on a regular basis” or a “frequent basis.” One of them was chosen to lead services by other inmate coreligionists “due to his extensive faith knowledge and Arabic fluency.”

This wasn’t the first time the IG found terrorist inmates leading services, the report states, citing a March 2020 audit.

The July report blamed the absence of a “fully-staffed and diverse chaplaincy” for such lapses: The 236 chaplains are about 30 percent below BOP targets. This prompted many institutions to “turn to alternatives such as inmate-led services and heavy reliance on contract faith providers and minimally vetted volunteer faith providers to fill the gaps in the chaplaincy staff. These staffing shortages and alternatives present risks.”

BOP policies don’t restrict “certain inmates from leading services and appear to be inconsistent regarding the level of required monitoring,” the report states. It found only one chaplain who “reportedly took preemptive action to prevent a known terrorist from leading religious services.”


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