Publisher's Note: One of the most significant things you can do to promote Liberty is to support our mission. Please make your gift to the 2022 Independence Day Campaign today. Thank you! —Mark Alexander, Publisher

Thursday Executive News Summary

Biden gaslights America, Leftmedia sowed J6 distrust, quitting on Kamala Harris, 27% of GDP spent on stimulus, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Biden gaslights America in J6 speech: Joe Biden addressed the nation today marking the one-year anniversary of the January 6 Capitol riot. President Unity™ attempted to hammer home the Democrats’ dubious “democracy under threat” narrative about the so-called “insurrection.” Of course, the vilification of Donald Trump was the feature of the speech, as Biden laid blame for the riot on what he called the “big lie,” erroneously claiming, “They were looking to subvert the Constitution.” The rest of today’s hyper-partisan production will include Democrat lawmakers on Capitol Hill engaging in several acts of “somber” remembrance, a theatrical scene that most Republicans have wisely chosen to avoid.

  • Leftmedia sowed J6 distrust: The Washington Post’s headline reads, “How Republicans became the party of Trump’s election lie after Jan. 6,” and the article contends that Republicans are guilty of undermining Americans’ trust in elections. And yet, following the 2016 election, the Post ran this story: “The 2016 election was stolen. Got a nicer way to say that?” Then for the next three years, WaPo and other Leftmedia outlets proceeded to pump out fake news of Russian collusion as if it were gospel truth. Who was sowing distrust? When Republicans point out voting irregularities and shenanigans that took place during the 2020 election, that’s not sowing distrust; that’s speaking truth to power.

  • Quitting on Kamala the bully: A third top-level staffer has exited Kamala Harris’s office as rumors of a dysfunctional work environment continue to mount. Harris’s deputy director of public engagement and intergovernmental affairs, Vincent Evans, has left to take a job on Capitol Hill with the Congressional Black Caucus. Evidently, Harris has been described as a “bully” who deploys a “constant amount of soul-destroying criticism and also her own lack of confidence.” With a third staffer fleeing Harris’s toxic presence, it would seem to confirm that Americans’ low opinion of her is not off-base. That may be why Democrats appear desperate to dump her before 2024.

  • Twenty-seven percent of U.S. GDP spent on stimulus: The federal government spent more of GDP on COVID-related stimulus than did any other developed nation except for Singapore. That shocking number goes a long way toward explaining why inflation has hit a 40-year high. It also may explain why it has been so hard getting people back to work, as paying people not to work is a poor employment incentive. America is only beginning to feel the economic consequences of such a massive and irresponsible spending binge — which, by the way, did nothing to stop COVID.

More From Your Patriot Post Team

Security

  • Conservatives wonder how the FBI has made zero progress on investigation of J6 pipe bombs plants (Townhall)

  • Federal authorities won’t say why armed Capitol rioters disappeared from FBI’s most wanted list (Washington Examiner)

  • New DHS data reveals border jumpers no longer predominantly Mexicans; migrants arrested in fiscal year 2021 hailed from 106 different countries (Washington Times)

  • Bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria come under attack (AP)

  • North Korea announces second hypersonic missile test was successful (Fox News)

Government & Politics

  • Democrat buzzkill: Once again, Kyrsten Sinema joins Joe Manchin in rejecting abolition of the filibuster (National Review)

  • Cash for a killer: Boston bomber received federal COVID relief check (Fox News)

  • Democrat Congressman Eric Swalwell follows AOC’s lead by going maskless in mandate-free Florida, days after blaming Republicans for “canceled vacations” and having to go back to wearing “masks everywhere” (Daily Mail)

Health

  • COVID hospitalizations down 50% compared to 2021 peak (Daily Wire)

  • Unvaccinated tennis player Novak Djokovic denied entry into Australia, visa canceled (Daily Wire)

Heartland

  • Friendly fire: Chicago mayor accuses teachers union of holding students “hostage” (National Review)

  • GOP officials in Arizona’s largest county affirm 2020 election was secure (Washington Post)

Odds & Ends

  • Well that’s disappointing: Tesla opens showroom in China’s slave labor region (Daily Wire)

  • CNN’s fourth-quarter primetime viewership collapses 73% to just 642,000 (Breitbart)

  • Russia sends troops to Kazakhstan to put down deadly uprising (Reuters)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Don’t blame omicron for flight delays. Blame policy. (AEI)

  • Satire: AOC lays wreath at her grave on January 6 (Babylon Bee)

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!

★ PUBLIUS ★

“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.