Category: Culture

Watch: President Donald Trump’s speech at Mount Rushmore: ‘We will not be silenced’

The radical ideology attacking our country advances under the banner of social justice, but in truth, it would demolish both justice and society. It would transform justice into an instrument of division and vengeance and it would turn our free and inclusive society into a place of a repression, domination, and exclusion. They want to silence us, but we will not be silenced.

President Donald Trump calls Black Lives Matter a ‘hate symbol’; regrets listening to Jared Kushner

President Trump is regretting listening to son-in-law Jared Kushner’s advice on passing criminal justice reform, back-pedaling on his most bipartisan accomplishment, which he’s used to attract black voters and combat claims of racism.

Mask Wars

As states begin to reopen and America tries to recreate normalcy, masks have replaced social distancing as the new moral statement. Just as adherence to lockdowns was framed by many as a sign of virtue—with some arguing that those who refused to abide by the lockdown orders should forfeit medical care for Covid-related indications—masks have become a face-borne signal of righteousness. As a virologist, I find this perplexing, considering the limited evidence in favor of masks.

Singing in houses of worship banned by CA governor Gavin Newsom

Californians are still free to attend their house of worship. But they’re forbidden from singing or chanting.

Updated COVID-19 guidelines issued Wednesday by the state Department of Public Health require churches and other houses of worship to “discontinue singing and chanting activities.”

Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article243973397.html#storylink=cpy

1619 Project author/NYT ‘reporter’ apologizes for fanning conspiracy theory that ‘government agents’ using fireworks to ‘destabilize’ BLM movement

Nikole Hannah-Jones, lead writer of the 1619 Project, apologized for promoting the online conspiracy theory that “government agents” are setting off fireworks in Brooklyn and Queens “to disorient and destabilize the #BlackLivesMatter movement.”

Black voters far more likely than white voters to reject idea of more than two genders

Black voters far more likely than white voters to reject idea that there are more than two genders, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.

The poll found 62% of Black U.S. voters said there are only two genders, biological male and females, while 49% of whites and 51% of Hispanics said the same.

Was it all for this? The failure of the Conservative legal movement

The bargain has never been explicitly articulated, but religious conservatives know what it is. The bargain is that you go along with the party establishment, you support their policies and priorities—or at least keep your mouth shut about it—and, in return, the establishment will put some judges on the bench who supposedly will protect your constitutional rights to freedom of worship, to freedom of exercise. How has that worked out for us?