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Starbucks Closures Over Crime Show How Companies Dodge Woke Consequences

July 20, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Troubled times may be ahead for the marriage between corporate America and the left. Starbucks recently announced that it’s closing over a dozen stores because of crime and safety concerns. “We’ve had to make the difficult decision to close some locations that have a particularly high volume of challenging incidents that […]

To These Twitter Know-Nothings, Anne Frank Had White Privilege

July 14, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The most famous victim of the Holocaust was guilty of white privilege. That assertion was an actual topic of discussion by left-wing activists on social media. “Anne Frank trended on Twitter on Sunday as users on the social media platform debated whether the Holocaust victim was a beneficiary of ‘white privilege,’ […]

Canada’s Crackdown On Guns Sounds A Warning For Us

June 3, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “Other than using firearms for sport shooting and hunting, there is no reason anyone in Canada should need guns in their everyday lives.” That’s what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at a press conference Monday when announcing a proposed law that would ban the sale of handguns in his country. […]

Here’s How To Hold Woke Capital Accountable

May 27, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ If one was to create a test to evaluate how corporate America treats freedom of speech and religious liberty, how well do you think they would do? A pair of organizations just released such a test and, perhaps to no one’s surprise, the corporations didn’t do well. If assigned by letter […]

Now-Abandoned Disinformation Board Was Insult To Free Society

May 19, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The Biden administration didn’t create a Ministry of Truth. We don’t have governmental ministries here in the United States. That’s a British thing. We have departments and boards. The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it’s putting a “pause” on its new Disinformation Governance Board. The new agency, announced in April, […]

In Los Angeles, A Breakdown Of Civilization

May 12, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ What we are witnessing in Los Angeles is a breakdown of civilization, all in the name of so-called social justice. On May 3, an armed man attacked comedian Dave Chappelle—who has drawn the ire of the left for daring to make jokes it doesn’t like about transgender activists—during a live performance […]

‘Defund The Police’ Movement Triggered Massive Spike In Murder Of Black Americans. So Much For Equity.

April 27, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The political aftermath of George Floyd’s death produced a surge in murders of black Americans, but it wasn’t at the hands of the police. The numbers are shocking, but not surprising. The FBI previously reported that murders increased by 30% in 2020. But there is more to that story. According to […]

Hunter Biden Laptop Revelations Uncover Depth Of Elite Institutional Corruption

March 26, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ America’s most powerful, elite institutions now cooperate to misinform the public and suppress dissent. It’s hard to think otherwise during the arc of the Hunter Biden laptop story that turned out to be true. Last week, The New York Times reporters wrote that they authenticated email “obtained by The New York […]

Amazon Bails Out Of Downtown Due To Violent Crime Surge, Dodges The Consequence Of Woke Policies

March 19, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Amazon is getting out of Dodge. Well, more accurately, Seattle. The massive, mostly online retailer announced recently that it’s relocating 1,800 employees out of a downtown Seattle location due to a huge uptick in violent crime. “Given recent incidents near 3rd (Ave) and Pine (St), we’re providing employees currently at that […]

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 […]

The Failing Case For COVID-19 Mandates

January 10, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The recent COVID-19 outbreak is dealing a major blow to the justification for extreme vaccine mandates. While there is some evidence that vaccines decrease the severity of COVID-19 infection, the public policy arguments to essentially force Americans to get vaccinated, under threat of losing their livelihoods is rapidly falling apart as […]

Left Melts Down As Sen. Joe Manchin Says He Can’t Support Biden’s ‘Mammoth’ Spending Bill

December 21, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ A single Democrat came out against President Joe Biden’s massive, multitrillion-dollar Build Back Better plan and the left is having a collective conniption. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said Sunday that he would have to cast a “no” vote for Democrats’ current Build Back Better bill, a version of which already has […]

Scientists Take A Stand Against ‘Woke Math’

December 11, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Saying two plus two equals four may now be problematic. One of the key aspects of the left-wing cultural revolution that’s taken over America’s most powerful institutions is how it injects its politics and ideology into literally everything. That includes science, and now math. Many states and school districts are embracing […]

Only The Rich And Powerful Can Thrive In Lawless San Francisco

November 16, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ In “progressive” San Francisco, safety is for the rich. That’s the reality of what’s happening in the San Francisco Bay Area as bad policy and anti-police attitudes have created a haven for criminality. Like many other urban parts of America, the Bay Area has been hit with a historic surge in […]

6 Details That Reveal Long Reach Of Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

November 11, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for private employers often is described as requiring employees of large companies either to be vaccinated or be tested weekly. But when you dig into the details, the mandate is far more invasive than that. Nonvaccinated employees must wear masks, even if they are being tested […]

Abolishing Police Measure Fails In Minneapolis. Here’s What Voters Understand That Left-Wing Activists Don’t.

November 6, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Common sense prevailed in Minneapolis on Tuesday. The city won’t replace police officers with social workers after all. Minneapolis’ ballot Question 2, which would have eliminated the city’s police department and replaced it with a “Department of Public Safety,” went down in flames. It lost by a wide margin—nearly 17,700 votes—despite […]

Anarchy Reigns In Portland

October 27, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Immediately upon taking office, President Joe Biden removed President Donald Trump’s designation of Portland, Oregon, as a jurisdiction in anarchy. So, how are things going now? Anarchy reigns in the City of Roses. Over the weekend, police were called to 19 shootings. One of which is likely to be ruled a […]

Thomas Jefferson Latest Target In War On History. New York City Council Votes To Remove His Statue From City Hall.

October 20, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The war on history has come for Thomas Jefferson. On Monday, the New York City Council unanimously voted to remove a Jefferson statue from New York City Hall, though it hasn’t yet decided where to put it. The statue has been there for nearly a century and was originally created to […]

A Warning From Australia About Power Of Government

October 6, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Is Australia turning authoritarian? As COVID-19 cases in Australia increased over the past few months due to the delta variant, we’ve seen images of mass protests alongside police and military crackdowns. The Australian military has been unleashed in Sydney to enforce draconian lockdowns and extreme restrictions on travel. Officials often have […]

Democrats’ Massive Spending Bill Would Hasten America’s Fundamental Transformation

September 24, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The massive spending bill backed by President Joe Biden and Democrat leadership in Congress highlights just how radical their party has become and the farce behind billing the Biden presidency as a “moderate” alternative to the far left. The $3.5 trillion spending measure has been billed as a way to promote […]

By Relocating ‘Racist’ Rock, University Fancies Itself A Social Justice Warrior

August 11, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ It’s not just racist birds. Now woke activists are triggered by racist rocks. The University of Wisconsin-Madison moved a 75-ton boulder Friday that had been placed on campus a century ago to honor geologist and educator Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, the school’s president from 1887 to 1892. The university relocated Chamberlin Rock, […]

American Medical Association, Descending Into Wokeness, Calls For Eliminating Sex On Birth Certificates

August 6, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Another formerly serious institution in America has gone woke. The American Medical Association, a professional association and lobbying group for physicians and medical students, issued a report in June calling for eliminating biological sex on birth certificates. The policy change is being promoted on WebMD social media, which is why it’s […]

NPR Allows Its Reporters To Engage In Direct Activism

August 2, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The thin veil over National Public Radio’s commitment to objective journalism has been lifted. NPR has announced a new ethics policy that allows its journalists to “participate in activities that advocate for ‘the freedom and dignity of human beings’ on both social media and in real life.” National Public Radio, an […]

San Francisco Political Leaders Out Of Touch As City Descends Into Lawlessness

July 9, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ If you don’t like the explosion of violent crime, you’re a racist. That’s the message sent by a top aide to the San Francisco district attorney to a self-described “Democrat” who had said on Twitter that the jump in crime had made people afraid for their lives and dubious about the […]