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December 30, 2022

Are the FBI and Big Tech now the Fourth Branch of Government? By Brian C Joondeph

Recent revelations from the now weekly Twitter releases paint an ugly picture of the FBI, DOJ, CIA, and other government agencies. It seems the so-called “deep state” does indeed exist, wielding power far exceeding their mission, scope, and Constitutional authority.

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December 16, 2022

Will There Be Any Presents Under America’s Christmas Tree This Year? By Brian C Joondeph

It has been a rough couple of years, first with COVID, then an economy pummeled by inflation and recession. Most Americans are hoping for a shiny present under the American Christmas tree this year. But will it be a lump of coal instead?

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October 28, 2022

Republicans are Going to Win Big in November – Here’s Why by Brian C. Joondeph

If you get your news from Twitter, the New York Times or the Washington Post, or virtually any cable or TV news network...

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October 11, 2022

The Mother of All Debt Bombs is Approaching By Brian C. Joondeph

America is facing formidable challenges as we approach the midterm elections when voters can exercise their choice to make a course correction in current leadership and the direction of the country.

August 10, 2022

Monkeypox: The Real ‘Don’t Say Gay’ By Brian C. Joondeph

Several months ago, Florida was accused of passing the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, as named by the corporate media. It is actually called the “Parental Rights in Education” law and does not even contain the word “gay.” The law was passed by the Florida legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis.

July 18, 2022

Jockeying for 2024: Who are the Early Contenders? by Brian C. Joondeph

The 2024 presidential election is more than two years away, but the jockeying has begun among those contending for the most powerful job in the world. An incumbent president typically is the odds-on favorite, although there have been recent exceptions named Carter, Bush, and Trump.

May 24, 2022

Our Increasingly Unpopular President By Brian C. Joondeph

President Joe Biden, now in the second year of his presidency, is becoming increasing unpopular in the country that supposedly elected him with a record-setting 81 million votes.

March 31, 2022

Biden’s Wealth Tax – More Class Envy Rhetoric By Brain C. Joondeph

President Joe Biden, perhaps looking at the rising budget deficit along with his desire to spend far more money than the U.S. Treasury has in its coffers – not to mention his sinking poll numbers and dim prospects for his party in the November midterm elections – has proposed a wealth tax on the uber rich. The White House calls it the “billionaire minimum income tax” which is neither limited to billionaires nor a tax on income.

February 10, 2022

The Incredibly Shrinking Joe Biden by Brian C. Joondeph

President Joe Biden was never a colossus of intellect, statesmanship, or wisdom, from his decades in the U.S. Senate, moving to the vice-presidency, and now the Oval Office. His predecessor and teammate for eight years, President Barack Obama famously noted, “Don’t underestimate Joe’s ability to f**k things up.”

December 17, 2021

The Gutting of Women’s Sports by Brian C. Joondeph

 Women’s sports came into their own with Title IX in 1972, leveling the playing field by providing funding that was lacking in the past. At that time there were only 300,000 women and girls participating in high school and college sports, but by 2012 that number increased to 3 million girls in high school sports and 190,000 in college sports, a sixfold increase.

November 30, 2021

Remember When Travel Bans Were Xenophobic? by Brian C. Joondeph

In the early days of COVID-19, health officials knew little other than that this virus was contagious, lethal for some, and originated in China. In late January 2020, President Donald Trump banned U.S. entry to foreign nationals who recently visited China, a common sense measure of turning off the faucet to avoid an overflowing sink of illness in America.

October 22, 2021

Biden’s Approval Numbers are Falling Faster than the Autumn Leaves By Brian C. Joondeph

Autumn is a season of colorful falling leaves, crisp temperatures, and upcoming holidays. While cooler days and nights may be blamed on climate change, and the holidays will be less merry due to supply chain problems, inflation, and vaccine mandate induced worker shortages, President Biden’s approval numbers are falling faster than the yellow and orange leaves still on the trees.

September 13, 2021

The Bloom Is Off Biden’s Rose By Brian C. Joondeph

Joe Biden’s election last November was greeted with great fanfare by Democrats, the media, and some Republicans.

August 16, 2021

Mask For Thee, But Not For Me by Brian C. Joondeph

If the last year and a half of COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that hypocrisy is rife within government, media, entertainment, and the medical establishment. Those who, by virtue of their expertise or position, are considered knowledgeable, or even experts, are unable to follow their own recommendations or mandates.

July 27, 2021

What happens when ‘follow the science’ makes no sense? By Brian C. Joondeph

With all things COVID-19, we are told to “follow the science.” Yet the “science” is what Dr Anthony Fauci and the medical establishment says it is, and when other science is used to question official dogma, social media fact checkers are quick to pounce and censor.

July 9, 2021

When Did COVID-19 Really Begin? By Brian C. Joondeph

COVID-19 had been a global scourge approaching two years now. Anything that could be politicized has been, from public health recommendations to therapeutics and vaccines.

June 7, 2021

Doctor Fauci’s Fabulous Fall from Fame By Brian C. Joondeph

Dr. Anthony Fauci, longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has been the face of the United States COVID-19 response. He has achieved godlike status within the media and celebrity smart set. His words are treated as gospel, to be accepted without question regarding all things COVID-19.

May 18, 2021

What Was Old Is Now New – The Misery Index by Brian C. Joondeph

History may not repeat itself, but it often rhymes. Economic news today has a familiar rhyme, at least for those of old enough to remember the 1970s. I am not referring to John Travolta strutting down Brooklyn sidewalks to the tune of “Stayin’ Alive” or big hair and leisure suits, but instead the Jimmy Carter presidency.

May 10, 2021

If the Vaccine Works, Why Are We Still Wearing Masks? By Brian C. Joondeph

One important lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps not realized now but in the future, is to keep politics out of medicine and public health.

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May 3, 2021

Big Media Propping up Biden with Propagandist Polls By Brian C. Joondeph

Ahead of a presidential election, opinion polls are a major news item. Most of these polls are not designed to reflect public opinion but instead to shape it. As most big media leans left, such shaping is always to the benefit of the Democrat party.