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In our latest Liberty Update, we highlight how Americans have soured on "Bidenomics" despite Biden supporters' ongoing insistence that voters trust them rather than over three years of actual, real-life experience and hardship.  Well, our friends at the Committee to Unleash Prosperity have highlighted another point that merits emphasis as minorities turn against Biden in his reelection effort.  Namely, they prospered far more under President Trump than President Biden:

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="691"] Minorities Prospered Far More Under Trump Than Biden[/caption]

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June 09, 2024 • 10:40 PM

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On Chevron Deference:
 
 

"When they are sworn in on Jan. 3, 2025, the 119th Congress will likely be the most powerful in four decades. That is because the Supreme Court is expected to issue an opinion this month that rebalances the separation of powers, reining in regulatory overreach of government agencies and returning that power to the legislative branch. Is Congress ready for this?

At issue is a 40-year-old legal doctrine called Chevron deference, which essentially requires judges to put a thumb on the scales of justice in favor of government agencies' interpretations of rules and regulations. This has created an unconstitutional power imbalance that has taken away the responsibility of lawmaking from elected members of Congress and given it to unelected -- and often partisan -- federal bureaucrats."

Read the entire article here.

 
 
— Jessica Anderson, President of The Sentinel Action Fund
— Jessica Anderson, President of The Sentinel Action Fund
Posted June 20, 2024 • 06:00 AM
 
 
On the Mainstream Media and Climate Change:
 
 

"There's a summer heat wave going on, which gives journalists the opportunity to fill up their stories with climate change boilerplate. It no longer matters whether any of it is true. Just the opposite, in fact. If you point out the truth, you're accused of being a denier.

Sure, the data doesn't show an increase in the number of heat waves, or hurricanes, or tornadoes, or wildfires. Yet every time one or the other strikes, the press robotically connects that event to 'climate change.'"

Readt the entire article here.

 
 
— Issues & Insights Editorial Board
— Issues & Insights Editorial Board
Posted June 19, 2024 • 08:57 AM
 
 
On When the FB Knew About Hunter Biden’s Nearly $120 Million Ukrainian Deal While Joe Biden Was VP:
 
 

"The FBI learned as far back as 2016 that Hunter Biden and his partners had plotted to set up a new venture in tax-friendly Liechtenstein that would be capitalized by a whopping $120 million investment from the controversial owner of the Ukrainian energy firm Burisma Holdings, according to documents obtained by Just the News that have been kept from the American public for eight years.

"The mega-deal was not referenced inside Hunter Biden's now infamous laptop or during the 2019 impeachment proceedings involving Ukraine, but was instead chronicled in a trove of 3.39 million documents the FBI seized from Hunter Biden and his business partners during an investigation of securities fraud nearly a decade ago."

Read the entire article here.

 
 
— John Solomon and Steven Richards, Just the News
— John Solomon and Steven Richards, Just the News
Posted June 18, 2024 • 08:31 AM
 
 
On Bidenomics and Inflation:
 
 

"'History is largely a history of inflation,' Nobel-winning economist Friedrich Von Hayek wrote in 1960, 'usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of government.'

Today, these words are truer than ever. During the almost four years we've lived with 'Bidenomics,' consumers have seen the cost of ordinary purchases increase by more than 15 percent due to inflation. That's an additional expense of $9,000 per year for the average household.

Reflecting on the past can often be illuminating. During the four years of the Trump administration, the Consumer Price Index saw a meager 1 percent increase. Critics may argue that the deflationary impact of COVID skews this figure, but even excluding it, the overall price level would have only risen by about 2.5 percent. What's the key difference? The answer is one word -- 'government!'"

Read the entire article here.

 
 
— Kevin Cochrane, Economist and Visiting Professor at the University of the West Indies in Barbados
— Kevin Cochrane, Economist and Visiting Professor at the University of the West Indies in Barbados
Posted June 17, 2024 • 07:58 AM
 
 
Reporting on the Rising Theft of Electric Vehicle Charging Station Cables:
 
 

"Just before 2 a.m. on a chilly April night in Seattle, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup stopped at an electric vehicle charging station on the edge of a shopping center parking lot.

Two men, one with a light strapped to his head, got out. A security camera recorded them pulling out bolt cutters. One man snipped several charging cables; the other loaded them into the truck. In under 21/2 minutes, they were gone.

The scene that night has become part of a troubling pattern across the country: Thieves have been targeting EV charging stations, intent on stealing the cables, which contain copper wiring. The price of copper is near a record high on global markets, which means criminals stand to collect rising sums of cash from selling the material."

Read the entire article here.

 
 
— Tom Krisher, Associated Press
— Tom Krisher, Associated Press
Posted June 13, 2024 • 08:15 AM
 
 
On the Federal Deficit:
 
 

"For a fifth year in a row and just eight months into fiscal 2024, the federal deficit has blown past the $1 trillion mark. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office concedes that not only will this year's deficit outpace last year's, but it will also supersede the CBO's own previous projection. As usual, the crisis isn't caused by insufficient tax revenue, which actually rose by 10% from the same period in fiscal 2023. Rather, Uncle Sam continues to dole out too much in mandatory spending, which in turn triggers inflation, which in turn triggers cost-of-living adjustments in that mandatory spending, which in turn jacks up interest rates on the national debt."

Read the entire article here.

 
 
— Tiana Lowe Doescher, Washington Examiner
— Tiana Lowe Doescher, Washington Examiner
Posted June 11, 2024 • 08:35 AM
 
 
:On Democrat's Claims to Being 'Defenders of Democracy':
 
 

"In 2024, the greatest test for our Constitution may be whether it can survive the 'Defenders of Democracy.'

"Ronald Reagan often said, 'The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.' Today, Reagan's line cannot compare with the line that sends many of us into a fetal position: 'I'm a Democrat and I am here to save democracy.'

"The jump scare claim is that unless citizens vote for us, the end of democracy will begin shortly. In 2022, House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) told 'Fox News Sunday' that 'democracy will be ending' if Democrats lost the midterms.

"The rhetoric has continued to ramp up with the upcoming election."

Read the entire article here.

 
 
— Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at the George Washington University
— Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at the George Washington University
Posted June 10, 2024 • 08:53 AM
 
 
On President Biden's Executive Order to Restrict Asylum Seekers at the Southern Border:
 
 

"President Joe Biden's executive order was allegedly supposed to shut down the southern border at midnight Tuesday, but after a full day of crossings it is now obvious that nothing has changed on the ground.

'I'm lost. Even the higher-ups don't know what to do fully yet,' one Border Patrol agent told the Washington Examiner.

In Jacumba, California, Bill Melugin of Fox News reports that 12 full hours after Biden's order allegedly went into effect, 'mass illegal' crossings of Colombian and Venezuelans were still taking place."

Read the entire article here.

 
 
— Conn Carroll, Washington Examiner
— Conn Carroll, Washington Examiner
Posted June 07, 2024 • 07:22 AM
 
 
On the Impact of President Biden's Economy on Small Businesses:
 
 

"A large portion of small business owners are concerned about their future amid wider financial stress under President Joe Biden, according to a new poll from the Job Creators Network Foundation (JCNF) obtained exclusively by the Daily Caller News Foundation.

"Around 67% of small business owners were worried that current economic conditions could force them to close their doors, ten percentage points higher than just two years ago, according to the JCNF's monthly small business poll. Respondents' perceptions of economic conditions for their own businesses fell slightly in the month, from 70.2 to 68.1 points, with 100 points being the best possible business conditions, while perceptions of national conditions increased from 50.4 to 53.2 points."

Read the entire article here.

 
 
— Will Kessler, Daily Caller News Foundation
— Will Kessler, Daily Caller News Foundation
Posted June 06, 2024 • 08:47 AM
 
 
On the Rapid Advancement of Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program:
 
 

"The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) issued a gloomy report last week about the rapid advancement Iran has made in its nuclear weapon program. Iran's progress directly results from the Biden administration's foreign policy failures.

"According to the IAEA's May report, Iran's overall stockpile of enriched uranium increased by 1,489.8 pounds since the agency's last report in February. The nation now has 13,671.5 pounds of enriched uranium, exceeding the 661 pounds stockpile limit that Iran had agreed to in the 2015 nuclear deal. What's also shocking is that Iran's stockpile includes 313.2 pounds of uranium enriched up to 60 percent. ...

"The IAEA'se latest report shows that the Obama/Biden team's faith in curtailing Iran's nuclear ambition through diplomatic negotiation is misplaced because Iran has no interest in abiding by any international agreement. It also shows that Iran is well on its way to developing nuclear weapons, probably sooner rather than later."

Read the entire article here.

 
 
— Helen Raleigh, The Federalist
— Helen Raleigh, The Federalist
Posted June 04, 2024 • 08:41 AM
 
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"When they are sworn in on Jan. 3, 2025, the 119th Congress will likely be the most powerful in four decades. That is because the Supreme Court is expected to issue an opinion this month that rebalances the separation of powers, reining in regulatory overreach of government agencies and returning that power to the legislative branch. Is Congress ready for this?At issue is a 40-year-old legal doctrine…[more]
 
 
— Jessica Anderson, President of The Sentinel Action Fund
 
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