August 6, 2022

Agents who miss knocking down doors and confiscating private property can always find work with the mafia.

fromDavidHansanyi/Creators: While peddling the ludicrously named Inflation Reduction Act on CNN this past week, Sen. Joe Manchin claimed that Democrats were merely trying to "close the loopholes and collect the taxes that are owed to the Treasury and the United States people."
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

fromReason: It is unlikely to stop mass shootings, but it will restrict rights and unjustly send people to prison.

fromIssuesInsights: As recently as two weeks ago, the big story of the day was the coming surge of a new, highly infectious COVID variant, called BA.5. The Biden administration warned about it. Los Angeles county considered renewing its indoor mask mandate. The head of the World Health Organization said that “new waves of the virus demonstrate again that the Covid-19 [pandemic] is nowhere near over.”
Regulation Nation

fromCaitlinJohnstone/Substack: Most of the fact-checking organizations Facebook has partnered with to monitor and regulate information about Ukraine are directly funded by the U.S. government.
Media Bias on Parade

fromRutherfordInstitute: “Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more than places of learning.”—Investigative journalist Annette Fuentes.
Police State America