Thought for the day

"There is no worse mistake in public leadership than to hold out false hopes soon to be swept away. The British people can face peril or misfortune with fortitude and buoyancy, but they bitterly resent being deceived or finding that those responsible for their affairs are themselves dwelling in a fool's paradise." -- Winston Churchill

  A former employee for social media giant Twitter revealed that staff members were afraid that a Chinese agent among their ranks could collect user data.

Biden’s Secretary of Defense sat on a report from the Department of Defense’s Inspector General for three months and did nothing.  The report related to actions by the military related to its COVID mandates that violated the law. 

 Top Republicans in the U.S. House are pursuing an investigation into reports that federal tax dollars designated for COVID-related learning loss were spent to promote “equity warriors,” critical race theory programming and more at local schools.

A state court judge in Montana issued an order on Thursday blocking a recent state law that would prevent transgender residents from changing the gender on their birth certificates without having had sex-change surgery.

Vice President Kamala Harris visited Houston this week to speak to the National Baptist Convention, one of the nation’s largest Black organizations, to promote abortion.