Thought for the day

"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.<br>The functions of every government have propensities to command at will the liberty and property of their constituents.<br>There is no safe deposit for these but with the people themselves; nor can they be safe with them without information. Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe." -- Thomas Jefferson

Last June, Florida Representative Matt Gaetz informed millions of Americans for the first time during an appearance on Jesse Watters' show that the IRS has been loading up on guns and ammo for quite some time now - and that it's continued during the pro-gun control Biden administration. 

Asha Rangappa, a CNN analyst and former special agent with the FBI, received blowback after apparently equating a pilot saying ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ to one announcing their allegiance to ISIS.

The problem began when left-wingers had a collective meltdown over the weekend, after a journalist claimed that a pilot for Southwest Airlines on a Friday morning flight from Houston to Albuquerque concluded announcements over the intercom with the mundane phrase.

‘Let’s go Brandon’ represents a more palatable euphemism for a more vulgar phrase: ‘F*** Joe Biden.’

President Joe Biden and the Democrats were busy doing a victory lap for Friday’s passage in the House of the so-called “Inflation Reduction Act.”

The bill, mostly a tax hike and hundreds of billions in spending on “green” energy that also includes price controls for some prescription drugs, notably contains no provisions relating to monetary policy or interest rates. This had led skeptics to point out that the bill would likely do little or nothing to address inflation.

It’s been a week since the FBI conducted a dramatic raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. After revelations that the FBI removed 11 sets of classified documents – to include four sets classified as “Top Secret” – speculation has abounded about what could be in these classified papers.

Alec Baldwin's lawyer says the FBI report that claims the actor pulled the trigger on the gun he used to accidentally shoot dead Halyna Hutchins, insisting again that the faulty weapon fired on its own. 

The FBI report emerged last week and claims for the first time that Baldwin had to have pulled the trigger in order to fatally wound Hutchins, the 42-year-old cinematographer of his Western movie Rust. 

President Trump's former chief-of-staff Mick Mulvaney said during an Aug 11 interview with CNN that he never witnessed the "intentional destruction of important papers" during his 15-month stint in the White House.

"I never saw the intentional destruction of documents for the purpose of keeping anything from the National Archives or the public in the future," Mulvaney told host Brianna Keilar.

A disturbing pattern has emerged when it comes to the messaging we’re seeing out of the White House in general and the Press Secretary in particular. They seem to believe that if you keep saying something that’s wrong over and over again, it will eventually either become true, or at least people will start to believe it.

Donald Trump furiously called for the immediate release of the 'completely unredacted' affidavit that sanctioned the FBI raid on his Florida mansion late Monday night.

The former president said it was 'in the interest of transparency' the document be made public following the 'horrible and shocking break-in' at Mar-a-Lago last week.

He also slammed the 'very large number of gun toting FBI agents' who entered his home and, in his Truth Social post, demanded the judge who authorized the search warrant recuse himself.