Did you know? The Patriot Post is funded 100% by its readers. Help us stay front and center in the fight for Liberty and support the 2021 Year-End Campaign.

Media Editors / June 19, 2018

Tuesday Top Headlines

Americans are satisfied, immigration kerfuffle, Space Force, tariffs (again), and more.

  • Gallup: Satisfaction with direction of country highest since 2005 (American Thinker)

  • Ted Cruz introduces emergency legislation to end family separation at the border (National Review)

  • DHS secretary: smugglers and traffickers are using illegal minors as pawns (CNS News)

  • Fact-checking four claims about detaining children at the border (The Daily Signal)

  • Trump directs Pentagon to establish Space Force as new military branch (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Trump seeks additional $200 billion in tariffs against China — and threatens even more (MarketWatch)

  • Senate rebukes Trump with vote to reinstate ZTE sales ban (The Wall Street Journal)

  • There’s always the ethanol mandate: Iowa farmers could lose $620 million from U.S.-China trade war (Reason)

  • Comey under investigation by DOJ IG (The Daily Caller)

  • Federal judge tosses Kansas voter ID law, orders state’s top prosecutor to undergo legal training (Fox News)

  • SPLC agrees to $3.3 million settlement over its “Field Guide To Anti-Muslim Extremists” (Hot Air)

  • West Point grad who posed with “Communism will win” in cap discharged (Fox News)

  • Armed civilian who took down Walmart shooter is pastor, medic (KIRO)

  • Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target (Associated Press)

  • Humor: American viewer disgusted to see World Cup teams not singing U.S. national anthem before games (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: Encouraging lawful immigration and discouraging unlawful immigration (The Heritage Foundation)

  • Policy: What successful antipoverty efforts look like (American Enterprise Institute)

For more of today’s news, visit Patriot Headline Report.

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!


“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.