August 14, 2021
What We’re Standing For
Good weekend reads
As President Biden bungles on the world stage, thousands of innocent people are fleeing the Taliban in Afghanistan. We’re lifting them up in our prayers as the terrorist assault rages on.
→ Read this: Taliban seizes U.S. weapons and military equipment as Afghan takeover accelerates (Washington Free Beacon)
→ Read this: Mapping Taliban contested and controlled districts in Afghanistan (Long War Journal)
Far-left lawmakers want to defund the police, even as they pay for their own private security. But the people hit hardest by violence aren’t buying the woke talking points. They want safety.
→ Read this: Cori Bush wants to defund the police. My neighbors have other ideas. (Common Sense with Bari Weiss)
On Tuesday, the Senate passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. While it funds some real infrastructure projects, lawmakers still managed to pack it with wasteful pork and liberal wish-list items.
→ Read this: 6 troubling leftist wins in $1.1 trillion infrastructure bill (Heritage Foundation)
After passing the infrastructure bill, Senate Democrats didn’t hesitate to bring Bernie’s $3.5 trillion spending plan up for a vote. Unfortunately, it passed. Now liberals are one step closer to their socialist dream.
→ Read this: Democrats’ radical $3.5 trillion agenda (National Review)
President Biden’s border crisis keeps breaking records. In July, border agents arrested nearly 200,000 migrants—a 21-year high.
→ Read this: The Biden administration’s dangerous immigration policy (Newsweek)
Bad news for American workers as inflation continues to rise: In July, prices went up 5.4% for the second month in a row—the fastest price increase in more than a decade.
→ Read this: Biden maims U.S. energy industry, then begs OPEC for oil (Washington Examiner)
Critical race theory is not only infecting U.S. classrooms. It’s now being taught inside the boardrooms of some of America’s biggest corporations.
→ Read this: Lie of credit—American Express tells its workers capitalism is racist (New York Post)
America’s public schools are failing kids. Instead of acknowledging the problem and making sure students learn the skills they need for life, liberals are hiding the evidence.
→ Read this: The University of California is lying to us (The Atlantic)
On Thursday, the White Sox and Yankees played America’s favorite pastime in an Iowa Field of Dreams. The night was nothing short of awesome. Whether you caught the historic match-up or not, this highlights round-up is well worth your time.
→ Read this: Sights & sounds: The Field of Dreams game in Dyersville, Iowa (Fox Sports)