60 Minutes: “John Bolton and Robert O’Brien, two former national security advisers who served in the Trump administration, required ongoing U.S. Secret Service protection long after they left their positions due to potential threats from Iran. … Newly released documents reveal the cost to taxpayers of that security. For nearly one year of protection, the total for both individuals was $12,280,324.”
Rep. Lauren Boebert’s (R-CO) son was arrested Tuesday and now faces 22 charges — including five felonies — relating to an alleged crime wave in Colorado, the Daily Beast reports. The arrest is the latest drama involving Boebert’s family which has come as she runs for election in a new Colorado district.
“While a pregnancy might have been difficult on a 10-year-old body, a woman’s body is designed to carry life.”
— Cincinnati Right to Life leader Laura Strietmann, commenting on the 10-year-old Ohio girl who was raped and had to travel to Indiana for an abortion.
Trump at the Texas border was there to condemn
The crossing by people who don’t talk like him.
The convicted rapist
Is an amateur linguist,
Who said: “They’re truly foreign languages. Nobody speaks them.”
The US economy will grow by an extra $7 trillion over the next decade, according to estimates from the CBO, according to Business Insider. The CBO said the additional growth will be driven by an influx of immigrants. “More workers mean more output and that in turn leads to additional tax revenue,” CBO director Phillip Swagel said.
A new Monmouth poll finds that 18% of Americans believe that Taylor Swift is part of a covert effort to help President Biden win the 2024 election.Fully 71% of those who believe this identify with or lean toward the Republican Party and 83% indicate they are likely to support Donald Trump in the fall. Also, 73% of those who believe the Swift conspiracy also believe the 2020 election outcome was fraudulent. On a less sinister note, 68% of the American public approves of Swift encouraging her fans to vote in the upcoming election.
“Can you imagine, a former president of the U.S. saying that? The whole world heard it. The worst thing is he means it. No other president in our history has ever bowed down to a Russian dictator. … For God’s sake, it’s dumb, it’s shameful, it’s dangerous, it’s unAmerican.”
— President Biden, in a speech, slamming Donald Trump suggesting he would tell Russia to “do whatever the hell they want” to NATO countries.
“How many more times are we gonna lose before we realize he’s actually the problem.”
— Nikki Haley, on Fox News, about Donald Trump.
When the Founders created our government —
The world’s first democracy — what an achievement!
Now the Democrats have a cause,
It’s called passing sound laws,
But all Republicans can pass is impeachments.