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DeSantis: Purpose Of Education Is To Educate, Not ‘Indoctrinate’ Kids

September 12, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke about how important it was for parents to reclaim their rights in education, especially following the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’ve seen over the last few years in our country how important policy is, both good and very bad,” DeSantis said at a Heritage Foundation event Friday in Orlando. “There […]

California Politician Says State Should Imitate China, Europe, Not Texas, On Electric Vehicle Mandates

September 8, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ California’s electric vehicle mandate should align with Europe and China rather than other states such as Texas and Mississippi, a member of California’s air quality board said as it recently voted to ban the sale of new gas- and diesel-powered cars and light trucks by 2035. What California does to require […]

DC Mayor Says No Virtual Learning, Giving Unvaccinated Black Teens Zero Alternative Options

August 26, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ The District of Columbia does not appear to have a contingency plan for unvaccinated students, who are banned from attending schools in person this fall after the first 20 days, according to comments made by Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser Thursday. During a press conference, Bowser, a Democrat, admitted there are […]

CDC Misunderstands Why People Hate It, Attempts To Reorganize Anyway

August 19, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is suffering from a legitimacy crisis. With that in mind, the CDC is attempting to recuperate its image and attempting to fix some of the perceived issues that plagued it during the pandemic. In a Wednesday statement, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said, “My goal […]

Aren’t We Better Than Minneapolis Teachers Union’s Racist ‘Fire Whites First’ Policy?

August 18, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ A teachers union in Minneapolis recently struck a deal with the city’s school district that explicitly targets whites for firing. Under the new contract negotiated by the union, Minnesota-based outlet Alpha News reported Sunday, “if excessing a teacher who is a member of a population underrepresented among licensed teachers in the […]

Western Elites Blame The People For Resisting Failed Green Policies

August 12, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Europe is in a world of hurt when it comes to energy. News outlet Die Welt reported last Sunday that the German government was preparing to deal with backlash from angry citizens who will need to deal with a massive energy crisis come winter. According to the outlet, German Chancellor Olaf […]

GOP Lawmakers Vow Probe Of FBI Raid Of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

August 10, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Following an FBI raid Monday on former President Donald Trump’s private residence at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, Republican members of Congress are vowing to launch an investigation into what they view as a blatantly partisan political Justice Department if they retake control of the House of Representatives in November. “Since they took office, […]

Microsoft Goes Full Big Brother With Minecraft Bans

August 5, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Careful what you say online: Microsoft is listening in. The tech giant recently implemented some changes to its massively popular game Minecraft. The game currently holds the record for being the bestselling video game of all time, and hundreds of thousands of players are playing at any given moment. In June, […]

Monkeypox Primarily Affects Gay Men. Why Are We Scared To Say It?

July 29, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Monkeypox seemingly sprung out of nowhere to infect large swathes of the globe, replacing COVID-19 as the malady du jour. Experts say the number of monkeypox cases is severely undercounted, and the World Health Organization just declared the disease a global health emergency. Monkeypox has hit America particularly hard. Our nation […]

Violence, And Calls For It, Increase Post – Roe. Will Authorities Take This Seriously?

July 1, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Americans today might be getting flashbacks to 2020, when the radical left committed itself to a rampage that lasted for months. In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, the left decided the only way to get what it wanted was through the destruction of once beautiful cities and endless political violence. […]

Ocasio-Cortez Pushes Unpopular Latinx Term

June 7, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Latinx is the word that just won’t die. The word reentered the national consciousness Monday when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., attempted to boost the word, and accused people of starting drama over it. In a video posted on her Instagram, Ocasio-Cortez said, “I want to have a note on gender inclusivity […]

San Francisco’s Language Policing

June 1, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Not content to strip schools of “offensive names” or revel in its feces-filled sidewalks, San Francisco has yet again proven why it’s one of the most insane cities in America by engaging in some pointless language policing. The San Francisco Unified School District announced last Wednesday that it would no longer […]

5 Takeaways From Congressional Hearing On Baby Formula Shortage

May 26, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Lawmakers pressed Food and Drug Administration officials and a baby formula manufacturer Wednesday at a tense congressional hearing on the massive formula supply shortages that are leaving infants hungry across the nation. The hearing, held by the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on oversight and investigations, was the first to focus specifically on the topic […]

San Francisco Archbishop To Pelosi: Do Not Receive Communion

May 21, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ According to a new letter released by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will no longer be allowed to receive the Eucharist at Mass in her home diocese. “A Catholic legislator who supports procured abortion, after knowing the teaching of the Church, commits a manifestly grave sin […]

Senate Democrats’ Letters Show FDA Knew About Baby Formula Issues, But Did Nothing

May 20, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ As the nation grapples with a shortage of infant formula, a pair of letters from three Democratic senators indicate that they were aware of the bacterial infections connected to the Abbott Laboratories formula plant in Sturgis, Michigan, as far back as February. Yet the three senators, along with the Food and Drug Administration, apparently did nothing […]

Sorry, Leftists, Medieval England Wasn’t Black

May 13, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ “Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” While it’s almost become cliché at this point to refer to the radical left’s antics using the language of George Orwell’s “1984,” the left’s ongoing assault against honest and accurate history makes Orwell’s tale look quaint in […]

Pennsylvania College Reins In Free Speech After Hillsdale Professor’s Talk Leaves Left Grumbling

May 2, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, has given us yet another disturbing example of modern American colleges’ disdain for free speech. David Azerrad, a professor at Hillsdale College’s D.C. campus, gave a lecture at Saint Vincent on April 8, “Black Privilege and Racial Hysteria in Contemporary America,” and the speech rubbed Gary Quinlivan the wrong way. […]

Leftists Try To Shame Chris Pratt For His Faith. Here’s Why They Won’t Win.

April 29, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ “Guardians of the Galaxy” hero Chris Pratt is facing off against his toughest foe yet: the woke mob. The actor recently came under fire for being openly Christian, for which the world of woke Hollywood puts him on the same level as Marvel Studios’ big baddie Thanos. Last week, members of […]

Fact-Checking Biden’s First State Of The Union Address

March 2, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas and Jarrett Stepman and Douglas Blair and Virginia Allen ~ In his first official State of the Union speech, President Joe Biden on Tuesday night addressed the Russian invasion of Ukraine, rising inflation at home, an ongoing border crisis, plummeting approval numbers and a fading pandemic. Biden, who also spoke to a joint […]

GoFundMe’s Sordid History Of Censorship Of Conservative Causes

February 10, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ The popular crowdfunding site GoFundMe has taken down yet another conservative donation campaign. As donations for the “Freedom Convoy” trucker protest in Ottawa, Ontario, reached $10 million on Feb. 4, GoFundMe pulled the plug on it and took the page down, alleging violence and unlawful activity as an excuse. To add […]

COVID-19 Madness Resurges Worldwide With Draconian Measures

December 23, 2021 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Pandemic panic has engulfed much of the planet. As a new variant of coronavirus grips the world in fear, lawmakers in many countries seem all too eager to respond once again with the imposition of outsized, draconian measures in their attempt to stop the spread. In the apt words of fantasy […]

American Wokeness Threatens To Infect Europe

September 25, 2021 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ There’s a sickness emanating from America that seeks to contaminate all of Western civilization. In the words of French President Emmanuel Macron, “Certain social science theories entirely imported from the United States” are responsible for fomenting a wave of sentiments critical of the French Republic. It’s beyond dispute that many of […]

Canada Shows What Marxists Could Do To America

July 23, 2021 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Imagine if President Joe Biden said he would cancel the Fourth of July to give the United States time to reflect on the sins of its past. There would be no fireworks and no festivities, just a solemn order to self-flagellate. If you happen to be from Canada, this is not a hypothetical scenario. It’s reality. In a statement on July 1, Canada Day, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “We […]

What Florida’s New Tech Law Means For Conservatives Online

June 9, 2021 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill on targeting social media platforms, such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, for their repeated and aggressive suppression of conservative speech. The legislation would fine social media companies if they deplatform candidates for state office during election season, as well as make it easier for private citizens to sue tech giants. DeSantis has […]