Morning Brief 2022-06-08

Top of Hour 2
GUEST: Ethan Nordean
TOPIC: LIVE FROM PRISON: A conversation with a January 6th prisoner

June 8, 2022

Domestic News...

Let them buy Teslas: Electric car-owning senator says gas prices don't matter
"...after waiting for a long time to have enough chips in this country to finally get my electric vehicle, I got it and drove it from Michigan to here this last weekend and went by every single gas station, and it didn’t matter how high it was,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) said.

DHS bulletin warns of 'heightened threat environment,' violent months ahead
Homeland Security warns of individuals using high-profile events to justify violence against ideological opponents, public gatherings, schools and more

Terrorists firebomb pro-life center in Buffalo
CompassCare, a pro-life reproductive health organization, said that its Buffalo office was "firebombed" by pro-abortion terrorists.

Jim Jordan shares allegations of FBI 'purge' over Jan. 6
Multiple former FBI officials are coming forward with information suggesting the bureau is "purging" employees with conservative viewpoints.

Hunter’s Laptop Lady Friend Got $20K Federal Stimulus For ‘Female–Owned Sole Proprietorship’
A Vegas call girl hit the jackpot with a $20,207 check from the government for her “female-owned sole proprietorship” shortly after her well-connected client’s father moved into the White House.

Hunter’s Text Messages To His Dead Brother’s Wife-Turned-Lover Reveal Vicious War Of Words During Gun-Toting Scandal
“Thanks for ONE in 7 days orgasm,” Hunter wrote Hallie Biden in 2018.

More women than ever own guns. Could that change gun laws?
A 2021 Harvard study found that women accounted for half of all gun purchases between 2019 and 2021 — and that new gun owners were more likely to be female. That is unprecedented, experts say.

DeSantis Campaign Warns: ‘Soros Purchase Of Hispanic Radio Stations Meant To Disinform’
The Latino Media Network, a group of 18 Hispanic radio stations, is partially funded by the investment group Lakestar Finance, which is affiliated with Soros.

Juror’s ‘Political Bias’ Prompts Mistrial in ‘Build the Wall’ Case
The declaration came after 11 jurors sent a note last week to Judge Analisa Torres of Federal District Court in Manhattan, asking that she remove the 12th, who they said had spoken of a “government witch hunt” and refused to deliberate based on evidence.

Goodyear Recalls Tires That Federal Government Says Had High Failure Rate
The tires were last produced in 2003. Goodyear said their last claim related to the tire was more than 14-years ago.


Politics...

Civiqs Poll: Just 34 Percent of Voters Approve of Joe Biden’s Job Performance
Biden’s approval numbers are underwater in every state except Hawaii, Massachusetts, and Vermont. Even in his home state of Delaware, his approval is only at 35 percent.

J6 Profiteers Bribe Americans To Care About Sham Show Trial With Watch Parties And Free Ice Cream
For the left, a shocking and horrifying documentation of how democracy nearly died, in an event that was on par with 9/11 and Pearl Harbor, will double as an ice cream social across from Capitol Hill.

We interrupt Economy Month to bring you...Jan. 6
Just a few days ago, we were told that June would be Economy Month when the Biden White House wanted to "pivot" from whatever it has been doing to spend June communicating its "accomplishments on the economy."

Liz Cheney’s Precious J6 Committee Wants To Screw Over Her Constituents By Nuking The Electoral College
Members of the committee are preparing to launch a major assault on the Electoral College as part of the probe’s end proposals.

Fox News Isn't Going To Carry The Jan 6 Show Trail
When the primetime hearing begins, NBC will go into special report mode. CBS will air a special called “Capitol Assault Hearings,” while ABC will run “Attack on the Capitol.” MSNBC and CNN will have wall-to-wall coverage all night. But what about Fox News?

White House defends 10-minute press briefing, has to come back out and do a second one
KJP convened a second briefing on Tuesday after complaints she only took questions for 10 minutes during her first.

White House announces more press team departures amid shakeup
Departures follow multiple news reports of inner turmoil at the White House

Team Trump cashing in on Biden’s 'Ultra MAGA' blunder
“Joe Biden and the Democrats spent six months coming up with ‘Ultra MAGA,’ and it’s just about the only thing they’ve done that Americans have embraced,” said Trump spokeswoman Liz Harrington.

Voters in San Francisco topple the city’s progressive district attorney, Chesa Boudin
As expected, the Soros-backed DA was removed as the city’s district attorney in a vote that is set to reverberate through Democratic politics nationwide.

It's Rep. Karen Bass vs. billionaire Rick Caruso in Los Angeles mayoral runoff
Neither Democrat exceeded the 50% threshold needed to secure the party nomination outright

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces reelection bid
An April survey showed Lightfoot’s approval rating below 30%.

Obama Campaign Manager: ‘Dumb S***’ AOC Is Doing Could Cost Democrats The House
“The Supreme Court is about to outlaw abortion. We could lose both houses. So we are going to focus our time running against each other? Now we’re primarying committed progressives because … why? If we lose house it’s because of dumb s*** like this.”

Suicide of a former Clinton advisor raises questions
The family of a Clinton advisor who admitted Epstein into White House seven times has blocked release of files detailing the death scene after he was found hanging from a tree with a shotgun blast at a ranch 30 miles from his home on May 7th.


Economy...

White House denies public economic pessimism amid rampant inflation
"The fact is, we are in a fundamentally different place compared to when the president took office and compared to this time a year ago," Jean-Pierre countered.

Random American At Gas Station Sums Up Biden’s Biggest Problem Live On MSNBC
“One administration had cheaper gas and this administration has more expensive gas.”

Fed GDP tracker shows the economy could be on the brink of a recession
The Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow tracker is now pointing to an annualized gain of just 0.9% for the second quarter, down from an estimated 1.3% increase less than a week ago.

World Bank warns global economy may suffer 1970s-style stagflation
Not since the 1970s — when twin oil shocks sapped growth and lifted prices, giving rise to the malady known as “stagflation” — has the global economy faced such a challenge.

JPMorgan's chief economist says recession unlikely despite CEO's warning
Contends that a near-term recession is not likely, even as the firm’s CEO Jamie Dimon cautions investors of an economic “hurricane” on the horizon.

Target to slash prices as it faces inventory glut
Record high rates of inflation cooled consumer demand and prompted people to rethink their purchases.

Crypto industry scores a big win under long-anticipated Senate bill
The proposal would hand crypto oversight to the CFTC, which the sector views as friendlier than the SEC

Fidelity to allow account holders to invest retirement in bitcoin
One of the world’s largest asset managers will soon allow customers with 401k accounts to invest a portion of their funds in bitcoin.


Border...

Beto: ‘I Think The Border Is Pretty Great Right Now’
As a reminder, Robert Francis O’Rourke was once the great white hope of the Democrat party.

WAR News...

Global Food Shortages Are Beginning, Here’s What We Know So Far
German supermarket chain Rewe reportedly set up notes warning customers that they are only allowed to purchase one “critical” product as supply chain problems hit Europe.

Zelensky says Ukraine will not settle for stalemate with Russia
"We have already lost too many people to simply cede our territory," he said, adding that a stalemate was "not an option" for Kyiv. "We have to achieve a full de-occupation of our entire territory," Zelensky said.


MONKEYVID-2219...

NY Times: Monkeypox Can Be Airborne, Too
An abrupt change in CDC guidance underscores a little-known phenomenon: On occasion, monkeypox can be transmitted through aerosols, similar to the coronavirus.


Entertainment...

Kid Rock refuses to apologize for drunken rant mocking Oprah, Joy Behar
"A drunk man's words are a sober man's thoughts," Kid Rock told Carlson. "I own what I said."

Matthew McConaughey Won’t Win Texas Gun Owners By Pushing Biden’s Asinine Gun Lies
McConaughey is a likable guy, which is probably why he teased a gubernatorial run. But his thoughts on guns are all wrong. They are just Democrat talking points.

Lawrence O'Donnell: Mathew McConaughey delivered the most important speech ever given by an actor
Forget Ronald Reagan's Evil Empire speech, we have McConaughey!


Media...

Reporter Who Accused GOP Candidate Of Praising Nazis Fired For Posting Offensive Tweets
The former senior reporter, Dillon Rosenblatt, was fired for posting “offensive tweets containing hateful slurs from 2011 and 2012,” the Arizona Mirror said in a statement.

Ex-Media Matters employee alleges colleagues covered up sexual misconduct
Timothy Johnson, formerly a senior writer at Media Matters, was threatened with a lawsuit from his former employer over a Twitter thread in which Johnson said that an editorial director at the group "covered up for a man who preyed on our colleagues."

CNN evaluating partisan talent
If talent cannot adjust to a less partisan tone and strategy, they could be ousted, three sources familiar with the matter tell Axios.

MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace: ‘An important part’ of the GOP base are ‘domestic violent extremists’
"The threat is domestic. We should be treating it like international terrorism."

Washington Post column admits Dems will get 'blown out' in midterms but claims that’s a good thing
Column declares Biden 'will look like Abraham Lincoln' compared to 'crazy' GOP, if Republicans win midterms

Project Veritas exposes CBS News for using their own reporting to ‘fact check’ news
"It's like a cheap way of doing it like it goes right out the window. So I'll just Google whatever and then 'CBS' on the end, and if there's a 'CBS' article about it then I'm like, 'Great, verified!'"


Europe...

UK's National Health Service drops 'woman' from guidance on ovarian cancer to be 'inclusive'
The NHS’s erasure of "women" is from their resources on ovarian, cervical, and womb cancers, all of which only impact women.


Middle East...

White House defends US-Saudi 'strategic' partnership after Biden vowed to make country a 'pariah' state
"We were going to in fact make [Saudi Arabia] pay the price, and make them, in fact, the pariah that they are," Biden said on the campaign trail.

Netanyahu-bloc would earn 60 seats in next elections
The bloc supporting Netanyahu could earn 60 seats, not a majority but potentially enough to form a coalition, according to a new poll.


Environment...

Biden Mandates More Ethanol In Gasoline, Expect Many Negative Repercussions
With a looming worldwide shortage of cereal grains and the real potential for famine later this year, Biden mandates that more food be burned in cars

NY Times: As the Great Salt Lake Dries Up, Utah Faces an ‘Environmental Nuclear Bomb’
Climate change and rapid population growth are shrinking the lake, creating a bowl of toxic dust that could poison the air around Salt Lake City.

WaPo: We already achieved ‘energy independence.’ What good did it do us?
If we actually want to get energy costs down, that means investing in renewables, including installing grid-scale solar wherever possible. Encouraging consumers and businesses to transition to electric vehicles, stoves, and heat. And especially, developing better battery technology.

Luxury and corporate jets to receive special exemptions from European Union aviation fuel tax
The EU is currently working on a plan to impose an EU-wide minimum tax rate on fuels necessary for aviation. However, the policy has special carve-outs for luxury private jets.


LGBTQIA2S+...

Men Keep Committing Heinous Crimes, Then Identifying As Women After Being Arrested
In many cases, these criminals take advantage of policies that allow males to be housed in women’s prisons if they simply claim to be a woman.

Republican governors rightly reject Biden’s transgender blackmail
When Supreme Court justices create new rights out of thin air, as Justice Neil Gorsuch did in expanding the 1964 Civil Rights Act to cover sexual orientation and gender identity, unintended consequences are a certainty.


Education...

Axon halts its plan to build Taser-equipped drones for schools
The flying Taser drones would be pre-installed in school ceilings so an officer could launch one within seconds of a reported shooting, piloting it through vents into locked classrooms, stunning the gunman with shock darts and shouting commands like, “Stay down or you will be hit again.”


Health...

NY Times: A physician wants to know if it’s OK to withhold care from a patient who used bigoted language
Hate speech produces what some legal scholars would deem a “dignitary affront”; however it is not a medical crisis. Your primary brief wasn’t to calibrate the harms done by hate speech, it was to ensure your patient received appropriate care.


Technology...

Kyle Rittenhouse prohibited from using his name on Instagram, threatens legal action
Shortly after posting about being prohibited from using his name on Instagram, Rittenhouse joined Tucker Carlson to discuss the growing likelihood of legal action.

Elon Musk: 'YouTube seems to be nonstop scam ads'
A few minutes after his initial tweet, Musk shared a meme criticizing YouTube’s double standard when dealing with profanity on their site versus scam advertisements.

Eurotrash Union aims to force Apple to drop their charging and data adapter, adopt 'approved' standard
Apple designs their charging/data adapters to last a decade, but now will be required to use whatever the EU decides is the latest government-approved cable.

Video: The future of your automobile dashboard
On Monday, Apple introduced updates to CarPlay and how it will integrate with car dashboards in the coming years.


Science...

NASA Plots ‘Priority’ Mission To Explore Moon’s Mysterious Domes
The project is part of a mission slated for 2025 or 2026.


Travel...

Claim: Man Imprisoned For 17 Days For A Crime He Didn't Commit, Thanks To American Airlines
He said he slept on concrete in jail and was in “constant state of fear of confrontation, physical abuse or sexual victimization”


Sports...

Openly gay baseball player compares rainbow patch to Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier
“I wonder if Rays management would parrot their completely bogus message of supporting ‘diversity and inclusivity’ in the organization if Rays players flat out refused to wear number 42 on Jackie Robinson day,” Ruby said, before revealing that he would be taking off the month of June.

ESPN pundit says Tampa Bay Rays players who declined to wear LGBT badge are 'bigoted'
"That religious exemption BS which is used in sport and otherwise also allows for people to be denied health care, jobs, apartments, children, prescriptions, all sorts of rights."

Denver Broncos sell for record $4.65 billion
That's Bidenflation for you, the reported sale was for $4.5b yesterday, then went up $150-million overnight.

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Tapping the brakes on transgenderism in 2023

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2022 was the year of the emperor’s new clothes—where we were supposed to pretend that someone like Lia Thomas is a woman, legitimately beating actual women in swimming competitions. This carpet-bombing of common sense won’t be letting up anytime soon. Just before the New Year, the World Boxing Council announced that it’s going to create a separate category for transgender boxers. The WBC president said:

we are doing this because of safety and inclusion. We have been the leaders in rules for women’s boxing—so the dangers of a man fighting a woman will never happen because of what we are going to put in place.

After all the insanity you’ve been told to accept about transgender athletes in recent years, his statement is remarkable. He’s admitting what common sense people have been saying all along—that trans athletes identifying as women still carry natural physical advantages (from the fact that they’re actually male), and that those natural advantages could endanger biological women.

Trans athletes identifying as women still carry natural physical advantages.

The WBC president went on to say:

In boxing, a man fighting a woman must never be accepted regardless of gender change. There should be no gray area around this, and we want to go into it with transparency and the correct decisions. Woman to man or man to woman transgender change will never be allowed to fight a different gender by birth.

Maybe the WBC is on to something here. Maybe the only way to solve the stupidity of letting biological males play female sports is to create a separate transgender category in every sport. That would make competition fair again. However, the trans agenda will never accept this because it doesn’t validate their transition—in fact, it admits that these are not authentically female athletes.

There is some rare, good news on this front. In late December, the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voted to uphold a Florida school-board policy that requires transgender students to use the bathroom of their biological sex. Of course, the Left won’t accept this, so this case will probably go to the Supreme Court sooner than later. You’re supposed to always believe the science, except when it comes to your own body parts.

You’re supposed to always believe the science, except when it comes to your own body parts.

And by the way, if the Left truly cared about unbiased science as it pertains to transgenderism, they’d listen to their favorite European country, Sweden. Sweden’s national board of health recently updated its guidelines on treating children with gender dysphoria. Unlike the Biden administration and the U.S. medical establishment right now, Sweden’s new emphasis is caution:

the scientific data is INSUFFICIENT to assess the effects of puberty-inhibiting and gender-sensitive hormone therapy of children and young people.

The Swedish guidelines also mention the prevalence of de-transition cases as another reason for tapping the brakes on sex-change surgeries for children.

Common sense apparently does still exist, even in places like Sweden. If only America would listen.

Glenn wants to dive deep into different philosophical topics this year. As CRT and woke curricula are demonizing the "western tradition," it is vitally important that we preserve the tradition that gave birth our nation and gives context to the culture we live in today. Here are the top 11 books to give you a crash course in the western philosophic tradition. If you don't have the time to read them, you can find an overview to each of the books below!

1. Plato's Republic

The first titan of Greek philosophy, Plato articulated the set of questions that would drive the future western philosophical tradition. The pre-eminent question among Greek philosophers was "what is the thing that explains everything." In philosophical lingo, this question is framed as "what is the logos or the good." Plato argued that reality could be explained in terms of the "forms." For example, when you see multiple examples of a "courageous" act, then, Plato would argue, there is such a thing as "courage." The form of "the good" is the form that gives meaning to all of reality. Humans use their rational minds to contemplate what is good and then align their desires to "the good" in order to pursue it.

2. Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

The second titan of Greek philosophy was none other than Aristotle, who was a student of Plato. Aristotle deviated from his teacher's claims about "forms" and instead argued that every single thing has a purpose, a telos. For example, the telos of a chair is to provide a place for someone to sit. In the same way that a chair's purpose is to provide a place for someone to sit, Aristotle argues that the telos of human beings is to pursue happiness.

In the first page of the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle claims that every action is done for the sake of pursuing happiness, although, all too often, our actions are misplaced. We often pursue things we believe will make us happy when, in reality, they are fleeting, momentary pleasures that result in despair, heartbreak, or pain. Rather than conforming the world around us to fit our momentary desires, Aristotle argues that we achieve happiness by understanding the nature of the world around us and how we fit into it by actively cultivating virtues in order to make our soul "fit to be happy." Work and action, therefore, are not mere moral "to-do lists," but rather bring us fulfillment.

3. Augustine's City of God

If Plato is the first titan of ancient philosophy, then Augustine is the first titan of medieval philosophy. Medieval philosophy begins with the re-discovery of ancient philosophical texts that had been lost throughout the Roman Empire. As Christianity had taken root and spread across the western world, medieval philosophy integrated these newly-discovered texts into Christian theology. Augustine is the pre-eminent medieval Neo-platonic philosopher, incorporating Plato's philosophy into Christian theology.

Augustine claimed that God himself is the ultimate "form" or "the good" from which all of reality derives its meaning and existence. A thing is "good" insofar as it coalesces with the way God intended it to be. When a thing stays away from God's intention, it is "not good." From this, we get the Augustinian definition of "evil" as a "privation" or "absence of goodness," which ultimately corresponds to God's nature and character.

4. Aquinas' Summa Theologica

Just as Augustine incorporated Plato's philosophy into Christian theology, the second medieval titan, Thomas Aquinas, incorporated Aristotelian philosophy into Christian theology. Building from Aristotle, Aquinas argues that Christ is our happiness, the longing of every human heart and the object of every human action. Though we may think we are pursuing happiness outside of Christ, our this pursuit is misplaced and will result in fleeting pleasure and pain. True happiness and fulfillment, Aquinas argues, is found in Christ himself and the pursuit of his nature.

**Note: Aquinas' Summa is one of the largest works ever written and contains arguments about many different subjects--there are concise versions that will save you a lot of time!

5. Francis Bacon's Novem Organum

If medieval philosophy is defined by the incorporation of ancient philosophy into orthodox Christian theology, then the Enlightenment is defined as the rejection of both. English philosopher Francis Bacon kicked off the Enlightenment with a total rejection of the Aristotelian view of reality. The title of his book, the Novum Organum, or "the new order," is a deliberate tease of Aristotle's Organon, or "the order of things." Bacon's "new order" purports that, contrary to Aristotle, there is no inherent "nature" or "purpose" in reality. Rather, reality is something that we can conquer by means of knowledge and force, dissecting nature to its fundamental parts and reconstructing it into what we want. Bacon is considered the father of the scientific method, creating a testable means through which we can understand, break down and re-construct nature.

6. Descartes' Discourse on Method

Descartes is best known for his famous assertion, cogito ergo sum, or "I think, therefore, I am." In Discourse on Method, Descartes embarks on a rigorous endeavor to doubt anything that can be doubted. He postulates that all of reality can be doubted; however, the one thing that cannot be doubted, he concludes, is that there must be someonewho is doubting. Though we may think that we are in the matrix, we are thinking, therefore, we must exist.

Descartes's rigorous skepticism introduced a brand-new burden of truth. In order for something to be true, it must be beyond all reasonable doubt. Many continue to use Descartes' skepticism as a way to challenge religious belief. According to these modern-day skeptics, unless you can prove that God exists beyond any reasonable doubt, there is no way to actually know whether he exists. The severing of knowledge and faith is often attributed to Descartes.

7. David Hume's Treatise on Human Nature

Scottish philosopher David Hume took aim at both Plato and Aristotle. One of his most famous and consequential claims about human nature is, "reason is and always ought to be slave of the passions." This took direct aim at Plato's view of human nature. Plato argued that our reason or "rationality" should always rule our passions so that we will desire what is good. Hume flips this on its head, claiming that our reason is helplessly enslaved to our passions and will inevitably justify what we will already want. From this, Hume introduced a new articulation of moral relativism, claiming that humans are not able to choose between what is good and what is evil, but rather will choose what they want over what they don't.

8. Kant's Contemplation on the Metaphysics of Morals

Hume's moral relativism sparked panic within German philosopher Immanuel Kant. If we will inevitably do what we desire, how can we ever choose to do something good and moral for its own sake? We must, according to Kant, separate morality completely from the passions if it's to be saved. Kant, therefore, argues that duty is the highest good that man can aspire to. We do the right thing, not because we want to--on the contrary, we do the "right thing" because it's our duty to do so, especially when we don't want to. This breaks away from the Aristotelian notion that our happiness is inextricably intertwined with the pursuit of "the good."

9. Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil

Nietzsche wasn't convinced by either Hume or Kant's efforts to retain some semblance of civility or relativistic moral standard. According to Nietzsche, if there is no such thing as transcendent morality, then "moral maxims" are reduced to meaningless words purported by the people in power. Morality, therefore, becomes a game of persuasion at best, coercion and force at worst. People are reduced to winners and losers, opressors and victims, and whoever comes out on top gets to impose their desired view of the world on the losers. Therefore, the goal of the individual is to cultivate the "will to power," to become the powerful "ubermensch" or "superhuman," or else you will be reduced to a victim susceptible to other people's coercion and oppression.

10. C.S. Lewis's The Abolition of Man

After the Enlightenment ends in a grand, destructive finale with Nietzsche, Christian philosophers in the 20th century attempt to pick up the pieces and resurrect the ancient and medieval philosophies that had been cast to the side. In The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis famously laments that mankind has become "men without chests." This is a direct reference to Plato's view of human nature--there is nothing linking our mind to our heart. Intellectually, we have dissected all of reality into its individual bits, stripping it of its holistic beauty, while also succumbing to our whims and passions with no notion of a transcendent moral law. Lewis calls for the re-marriage of our minds and our hearts, so that we will not only pursue what is good, but moreover, we will desire to do so.

11. Alasdair McIntyre's After Virtue

The latter part of the 20th century saw the resurgence of Aristotelian ethics after being largely dismissed over the past 400 years during the Enlightenment. Scottish Catholic philosopher Alasdair McIntyre was and continues to be one of the foremost leaders of this movement. In his magnum opus, After Virtue, McIntyre takes aim at the entire Enlightenment project itself and shows how it ultimately fails by its own standards. If reality is a mere power dynamic, as Nietzsche argues, and if morality is an act of persuasion and passion, as Hume purports, then we have no reason to take their views seriously. If all of reality is relative, then the statement "reality is relative" is itself relative. It becomes victim of the self-refutation of its own standards. Transcendent morality, he argues, must exist, because there must be some standard by which we judge reality and can say with determination, "this is good" and "this is evil."

The Biden Admin EXPANDED abortion access because they DON'T believe in the Constitution

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This month has already produced an extreme example of why we need a functional and more conservative Congress in order for America to have a chance at moving forward—because the Left does not believe in the Constitution.

Sure, if you confronted a Democrat in Congress, they would probably claim some sort of allegiance to the Constitution—but as a practical matter, they do not believe in it.

Instead, the Left has put all of their eggs in the basket of the executive branch. Why? Because it has the furthest reach through all the various departments, and it can move the fastest—in short, because it’s the most dictatorial. It only takes a department head to write a new memo, or even better, the President to sign a new executive order to carry the force of law.

The Left has put all of their eggs in the basket of the executive branch.

Do you recall any of the Left’s favorite Supreme Court decisions over the years—something like gay marriage for example—and how Republicans immediately tried to subvert it, using the executive branch to try to nullify the decision? Yeah, that never happened. But that is exactly what Democrats have done in recent weeks to expand abortion access.

Democrats only consider the Supreme Court legitimate when they approve of the decisions. When the miraculous overturning of Roe v. Wade happened last summer, President Biden called it “a realization of an extreme ideology and a tragic error by the Supreme Court.”

Democrats only consider the Supreme Court legitimate when they approve of the decisions.

Recently the FDA approved local pharmacies to issue abortion pills. For the first 20 years after these pills were developed, they were not treated like typical prescription drugs. They had to be dispensed in-person by a doctor. That in-person requirement is now gone.

Keep in mind that the Left’s go-to line is that abortion is always about the health and safety of women, yet a 2021 peer-reviewed study found that chemical abortions have a complication rate four times greater than surgical abortions. Between 2002 and 2015, the rate of abortion-related ER visits following use of the abortion pills increased by 507 percent.

Chemical abortions have a complication rate four times greater than surgical abortions.

And now the Biden administration is making these less-safe abortions much more accessible. Thanks to the FDA’s rule change, Walgreens and CVS have already agreed to dispense abortion pills in states where abortion is legal—effectively turning these stores into new abortion clinics.

As for states that have abortion bans, "Team Biden" announced a new way around those too. Three weeks ago, the Justice Department issued a legal opinion that the U.S. Postal Service is allowed to deliver abortion pills anywhere, even in places where abortion is illegal. What’s their rationale? That the sender cannot know for sure whether the recipient will use the pills illegally or not. So it’s totally okay.

The U.S. Postal Service is allowed to deliver abortion pills anywhere, even in places where abortion is illegal.

Georgetown Law professor Lawrence Gostin told the Washington Post that this Justice Department opinion is “a major expansion of abortion access in the United States.”

So, to recap—the Biden administration has used the FDA, the Justice Department, and the Post Office, which all fall under the executive branch, to provide an end-run around the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson decision.

Expanding abortion was easy—simple policy tweaks and declarations that carry the force of law without an ounce of input from actual lawmakers in Congress—all because it comes from the grotesque, bloated, apparently pro-death executive branch.

Glenn is one of the most outspoken critics of the World Economic Forum and their vision to use crises to reconstruct the world order known as The Great Reset. The recent WEF summit in Davos confirms what Glenn has long warned about: globalist elites seek to upend our democracy, freedoms, and way of life to achieve their utopian climate goals. Here are 15 quotes from the 2023 Davos Summit, revealing their true intentions in their own words:

1. Saving the planet

When you hear the word, "Davos," the first thought that should pop into your mind is an elite group getting together to save the world from imminent climate disaster... at least they think of themselves that way. According to John Kerry:

I mean, it's so almost extraterrestrial to think about saving the planet.

2. Private jets

What most people think when they hear the word "Davos" is a group of global elites flying in on private jets to talk about climate change... and yes, John Kerry does own a private jet, no matter how many times he denies it:

I fly commercial [...] Exclusively.

3. Global Collaboration Village

You always hear some weird, dystopian projects coming out of WEF, like "The Global Collaboration Village," a new metaverse community aimed at strengthening "global cooperation." It sounds like the next installment of Brave New World. According to Klaus Schwab, Founder and President of the WEF:

The Global Collaboration Village is the pioneering effort to use the metaverse for public good, to create global cooperation and to strengthen global cooperation in the metaverse or using metaverse technologies. For me, it's a dream coming true because the village allows the Forum to create a more larger and open platform where everybody can participate.

4. Climate revolution

However, the core theme throughout WEF summits is the immediate need for a climate revolution and how businesses are selfishly blocking the revolution because they want to make an extra buck. Here's how John Kerry summed up the sentiment:

How do we get there? The lesson I have learned in the last years [...] is money, money, money, money, money, money, money.

5. Do or die

This often turns into alarmist language, like having to choose between wealth and our planet's survival... Joyeeta Gupta, Professor of Environment and Development in the Global South at University of Amsterdam, said it eloquently:

If we do the minimum at this pivotable moment in our history, then we and our children – even if we are rich – will live in the danger zone. But if we – business people, governments, citizens, cities – take action today, then we and our children will have a future worth looking forward to.

6. Colossal risks

Potsdam Institute's director Johan Rockström, used similar language, claiming we are "taking colossal risks with the future of civilization":

We are taking colossal risks with the future of civilization on Earth, we are degrading the life support systems that we all depend on, we are actually pushing the entire Earth system to a point of destabilization, pushing Earth outside of the state that has supported civilization since we left the last Ice Age 10,000 years ago.

7. Rain bombs

"Colossal risks" like... rain bombs? We didn't make that up. Ask Al Gore:

That’s what’s boiling the oceans, creating these atmospheric rivers, and the rain bombs.

Courtesy of the World Economic Forum

8. Survival comes down to this

How do we secure our survival? According to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, we have to "end our addiction to fossil fuels." This entails wiping out our entire energy industry, displacing millions of workers, and relying on global governments to usher in a new green industry. In his words:

So, we need to act together to close the emissions gap, and that means to phase out progressively coal and supercharge the renewable revolution, to end the addiction to fossil fuels, and to stop our self-defeating war on nature.

9. Complete transformation

It isn't hyperbolic to argue that the globalist climate goals will completely transform the world economy. Even EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen admitted:

The net-zero transformation is already causing huge industrial, economic and geopolitical shifts – by far the quickest and the most pronounced in our lifetime. It is changing the nature of work and the shape of our industry.

10. Scientific necessity

Of course, to bring about this "net-zero" transformation, we will have to override small, "political expediencies" like democracy to do what is "scientifically necessary." According to Zurich Insurance Group’s head of sustainability risk John Scott:

We’re living in a world right now where what’s scientifically necessary, and what is politically expedient don’t match.

11. Illegal hate speech

Doing away with "political expediencies" would also require the censorship of dissent, which would likely manifest in hate-speech laws. When asked by Brian Stelter how the discussion of disinformation relates to everything else happening today in Davos, European Commission VP Věra Jourová shared this prediction:

Illegal hate speech, which you will have soon also in the U.S. I think that we have a strong reason why we have this in the criminal law.

12. Climate first

We will also have to forego national interests on the international stage. America won't be able to advocate for policies and interests that benefit Americans. Instead, we will sacrifice national interests for the sake of global climate interests. French economy minister Bruno Le Maire said:

The key question is not China First, US First, Europe First. The key question for all of us is Climate First.

13. The role of war

We can also expect globalist leaders to use crises, like the war in Ukraine, to expedite the "net-zero transformation." Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz said:

Ultimately, our goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2045 has been given an additional boost by Putin’s war. Now we have even more cause to move away from fossil fuels.

14. Blame game

Globalist leaders will continue to blame ALL of the crises in our society on climate change to justify the "net-zero transition," from the energy shortage to "mistrust, selfishness [and] xenophobia." Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez said:

Our present struggle is not only against Putin or the energy shortage. It is also against fear, mistrust, selfishness, xenophobia, and environmental disaster. And its outcome will define life in the West and beyond for decades to come.

15. Sacrifice for the greater good

While we sacrifice our national interests for the sake of the "greater global good," we can expect our foreign enemies, like China, to benefit. Suisse Chairman Axel Lehmann said:

The growth forecasts now for China is 4.5%. I would not personally be surprised when that would be topped.

Conclusion

Glenn has been clear about the distinction between wanting to transition to green practices on your own accord and being forced into that transition by globalist, unelected elites. Leaders at Davos will continue to use alarmist language to justify their crackdown on democracy and freedom to bring about their leftist utopia. We have to cut through the alarmist language and in order to protect our freedoms.