Category Archives: National

Who defines disinformation?

Just after Elon Musk bought Twitter, promising more freedom, the Biden administration announces a new government agency to “protect” Americans and the world from harmful disinformation, especially about the COVID pandemic.

It is called the Disinformation Governance Board, although some would call it the Minitrue, short for Ministry of Truth, the ministry of propaganda in George Orwell’s novel 1984. The abbreviation differs from KGB by only one letter.

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Rep. Hern moving up in leadership

Rep. Kevin Hern

In a exclusive today, Rep. Keven Hern (R-OK 1 Dist.) announced he is making a contested bid for Republican Study Committee Chairman to replace Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) as the leader of the largest caucus of House Republicans.

As the Breitbart story notes, “as Banks will be term-limited as the chairman, Hern hopes to lead the 150-plus member conference into a House Republican majority that would continue Banks’s legacy of making the RSC a preeminent organization within the House Republican Conference.

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AG O’Connor defends the First Amendment 

Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor is joining a coalition of state attorneys general submitting a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas opposing the Biden Administration’s attack on the First Amendment. The creation of a “Disinformation Governance Board” violates the constitutional freedoms that state attorneys general are responsible for defending.

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Lankford: Roe reverse won’t outlaw abortion 

Senator James Lankford outside SCOTUS

Even if the Supreme Court votes to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision on abortion, as a leaked draft document indicates, that will not outlaw abortion across the nation, but moves the battle to the states, Sen. James Lankford told Newsmax on Wednesday.

“We have a draft that is from February, so a lot can change during that time,” the Oklahoma Republican said on Newsmax’s “Wake Up America.” “But when they put out their final decision, it looks like they’re going to say states have the right, as they should have always had, to be able to protect the lives of children in their state.”

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McCarthy out of touch with Californians

Rep. Kevin McCarthy

While the national environment of high gas prices and inflation, along with Joe Biden’s other failures have given the national Republican Party a boost in energy, the CA GOP convention stood in stark contrast to other states. This was encompassed in Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s 45 minute Saturday night speech, in what he chose to highlight and what he chose to omit.

If you put me in Florida, I would be a proud registered Republican.

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