Following the largest emergency aid package in American history, Congress is working to craft a smaller, more targeted follow-on package to help accelerate a return to healthy lives and a healthy economy.
I doubt whether any American would defend the police treatment of George Floyd that led to his death. But many Americans are supporting some of the responses to Floyd's death -- rioting, looting, wanton property destruction, assaults on police and other kinds of mayhem by both whites and blacks.
The violence perpetrated in the streets of cities across America continues because state and local elected officials (all Democrats) refuse to do what’s necessary to stop it. Elected leaders who refuse to stop them are as guilty of abetting a crime as the driver of the getaway car is after a bank robbery.
Harris County and City of Houston Health Officials issued an order to effectively shut down in-person instruction for all schools in Harris County until at least September 7, 2020. The order halts all extracurricular activities, student athletic training and strength conditioning even though many districts had already issued safe and responsible guidance and protocols.
In Portland, Chicago, New York, Seattle, Atlanta and elsewhere, children are not merely being blocked from the schoolhouse door -- they're being killed. They're being maimed. Citizens are having their property looted and their public spaces destroyed, all with the connivance of local Democratic officials.
Today, there are more Black elected officials in Mississippi (the state where three civil rights workers were brutally murdered in 1964) than in any other state in America. About 12% of the House of Representatives is Black, close to the percentage of Blacks in America.
John Wayne's 1971 Playboy magazine interview has placed the legendary actor in the crosshairs of today's cancel culture social justice warriors. Activists demand that his name be removed from an Orange County, California, airport.
If the "liberal" green movement had the political power during earlier periods of our nation's history we would not have built the railroads, there would be no interstate highway system, and the electric grid system that powers our country would be disconnected and shattered.
The event was President Donald Trump's Independence (without the scare-quotes) Day speech at Mount Rushmore. . . The speech was, according to The New York Times, a "dark and divisive speech" designed to deliver a "divisive culture war message." The Washington Post called it a "dystopian speech" and a "push to amplify racism."
Nearly every industry -- with very few exceptions -- has been forced to impose layoffs, furloughs or dramatic reductions in hours for its employees. The one major exception has been the United States federal government, which has had virtually no layoffs since the start of the year.
Joe Biden is campaigning for the votes of the 76% of Democrats who are not very proud of their country -- who long for the failures of socialism. He wants to roll back the Trump tax cuts that created a booming economy and the lowest black unemployment on record, the same tax cuts and deregulation that are enabling the current economic bounce back.
Recent events have made clear that we are failing our younger generations.
Standing in front of a burning building, an MSNBC host declared on national television that the unrest in Minneapolis was "not, generally speaking, unruly." History reveals that crowd intervention in criminal cases is replete with destruction for blacks. Let's begin with the late-19th century.