Jordan Candler / July 22, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Dems’ infrastructure bill blocked, Pelosi’s gamesmanship, landmark opioid settlement, and more.

Government & Politics

  • “[Chuck Schumer] was too eager for a win”: Democrats’ infrastructure bill is blocked by Senate GOP filibuster (Washington Times)

  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejects Jim Jordan and Jim Banks for January 6 committee — so Kevin McCarthy wisely pulls all GOP picks (PM)

  • Rand Paul says he will seek criminal referral from DOJ over Anthony Fauci testimony (Washington Times) | Fauci vs. Paul and three other takeaways from the Senate COVID-19 hearing (Daily Signal)

  • Department of Education walks back ties to group pushing Critical Race Theory in schools (Fox News)

  • Entrapment ruse? FBI informants had bigger role in Governor Gretchen Whitmer kidnap plot than thought (Washington Examiner)


  • White House weighs pushing masks (again) as COVID cases increase (Fox News)

  • We’re shocked — shocked! China rebuffs WHO’s terms for further COVID origins study (AP)

  • Big three U.S. drug distributors along with Johnson & Johnson reach landmark $26 billion opioid settlement (CNBC)

Around the Nation

The Karma Chronicles

  • U.S. women’s soccer team takes stunning loss after kneeling for BLM at Olympic opener (Daily Wire)

Other Notables

  • Disney moves more than 2,000 jobs out of California and to Florida citing the latter’s pro-business policies (Not the Bee)

  • Families struggle to cope with inflation egged on by statist policies (The Federalist)

  • Enjoy this two-minute compilation of Democrats spouting all sorts of conspiracy theories about voting machines that would get “right-wing extremists” kicked off social media (Not the Bee)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Why free online porn should be banned (National Review)

  • Policy: The war on foster care: Ideologues stand in the way of getting help for children with severe trauma (AEI)

  • Humor: Brave U.S. women’s soccer team kneels during entire Olympic match, loses 303-0 (Genesius Times)

For more of today’s editors’ choice headlines, visit Headline Report.

The Patriot Post is a certified ad-free news service, unlike third-party commercial news sites linked on this page, which may also require a paid subscription.

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 © 2022 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.