The disaster in Afghanistan and crisis at the border have not been friends to Joe Biden. Americans have watched as the current occupant of the Oval Office threw President Trump’s policies at the border in the garbage and allowed pretty much anyone to walk across the border. Vaccine mandates are not in place for illegals who cross, nor are quarantine procedures, meaning that communities are overrun with illegals who are spreading disease. Cartels have moved heavily into human trafficking and expanding drug operations are occurring in the open. Meanwhile, Biden sits on his hands. And Afghanistan? Biden’s withdrawal was such a mess it’s no wonder his approval rating has reached new lows.

A new Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday shows that Americans overwhelmingly hate Joe Biden, whose approval rating has now hit a new low of 38 percent — 12 percent lower than Adolf Hitler’s lowest approval ratings just before World War II.

There are many reasons for this. A whopping 55 percent of Americans disagree with his handling of the economy, 58 percent disagree with his handling of the military, 67 percent say they disagree with both immigration issues and the situation at the border. Also, 50 percent say Biden is dishonest and nearly that many say he doesn’t care about average Americans. More than half — around 55 percent — say Biden is not competent at running the country, and 56 percent say he doesn’t have good leadership skills.

“Battered on trust, doubted on leadership, and challenged on overall competency, President Biden is being hammered on all sides as his approval rating continues its downward slide to a number not seen since the tough scrutiny of the Trump administration,” Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Tim Malloy says.

“Though the troops are gone, America’s longest war still gnaws at the country. Weary of the seemingly endless conflict but wary of what was left behind, the majority of people still see boots on the ground as the firewall between a country in the grip of Western hating factions and the rest of the world,” Malloy adds.

The sad reality is that America has “elected” (under suspicious circumstances) a “President” who has no interest in doing his job. A man who doesn’t care about our citizens and simply wants to impose his will on the nation for the sake of doing so. Joe Biden suffers from extreme cognitive degeneration and is a danger to us all — but unless our lawmakers do something, we are stuck with him until 2024. But voting in the 2022 midterm election can allow us to take back Congress and mitigate some of the damage Biden has done, is doing, and will do as time goes on.

Los Angeles, California has joined other liberal cities in taking vaccine tyranny to the next level. While Joe Biden has promised (and broken said promises) repeatedly that vaccine mandates would not happen, he recently instituted a nationwide mandate for federal employees, contractors, and healthcare workers. Many states are requiring teachers to get vaccinated. Thousands of Americans have lost their jobs because they objected to forced vaccinations. It’s a mess. But Los Angeles joined in the fun of making lives of those who refuse to get the jab difficult when the city council passed a vaccine mandate for restaurants, malls, bars, and more.

It’s a nightmare scenario. On November 6, most indoor venues will be forced to require proof of vaccination for every single person who enters the building. Though grocery stores and pharmacies are excluded, it’s clear that the goal is to shut those who are not vaccinated off from society. CBS Los Angeles reports:

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a sweeping ordinance that will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccination to enter restaurants, bars, shopping centers and other establishments.

The ordinance will apply to:

Restaurants, bars, fast food establishments, coffee shops, tasting rooms, cafeterias, food courts, breweries, wineries, distilleries banquet halls and hotel ballrooms.

Gyms and fitness venues, including recreation facilities, fitness studios (including for yoga, pilates, dance, and barre), boxing gyms, fitness boot camps and facilities that hold indoor group fitness classes.

Entertainment and recreation venues including movie theaters, shopping centers, concert venues, performance venues, adult entertainment venues, commercial event and party venues, sports arenas, convention centers, exhibition halls, museums, malls, performing arts theaters, bowling alleys, arcades, card rooms, family entertainment centers, pool and billiard halls, play areas and game centers.

Personal care establishments, including spas, nail salons, hair salons, barbershops, tanning salons, estheticians, skin care, tattoo shops, piercing shops and massage therapy locations, unless medically required.

People will be exempt from the mandate if they have medical conditions that restrict their ability to get vaccinated or a “sincerely held religious belief,” which will be reviewed by the location the person is trying to enter. People who are exempt would be able to use outdoor areas of the location, but if unavailable, they may be allowed to enter the indoor area by providing proof of a negative COVID-19 test.The ordinance will also require people to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend outdoor events with 5,000 or more people.

Steep fines await businesses who refuse to participate in this government-imposed tyranny. First-time “offenders” will be fined $1,000 up to $5,000 for the fourth and subsequent “offense.”

This madness has to stop. While some states, like Florida, have taken steps to protect against mandates, most have not done enough to ensure the healthcare freedom of their citizens.

Teachers and other school employees in New York faced a difficult decision recently: get the COVID jab or lose their jobs. Teachers had until Friday to get the vaccine or they would be fired, they were told. And the Department of Education made good on its threat on Monday, firing everyone who didn’t give in and get a needle shoved in their arms. But protesters shut down an NYC bridge after thousands of unvaccinated education workers were fired for taking a stand for their healthcare choices.

Education staffers — thousands of them — who did not get the jab by Friday found themselves without jobs on Monday. The Department of Education placed them on unpaid leave and banned them from school properties. They also had the option of quitting and accepting severance pay. This is wrong on every level. Naturally, demonstrations sprang up across New York City, with thousands of protesters shutting down the Brooklyn Bridge in protest of this disgusting attack on Americans’ livelihoods:

A crowd also gathered outside the New York City DOE in protest of this move:

Protesters held signs that read “my body my choice,” as well as  “Choice not Mandates” and “We gave everything and now we’re nothing.”

“The most distressing thing is that we were told we were essential last year and now we’re just nothing,” one protester says. Teachers worked through the entire pandemic and were called essential workers — but now if they refuse the jab, they are garbage to the Left. The DOE’s decision affects 2,000 educators, according to the United Federation of Teachers.

Since Friday, about 18,000 succumbed to the forced jab, which brings the vaccination rate to 97 percent — well above the percentage needed to establish herd immunity in a population. Nevertheless, those who didn’t get the needle are being punished and their ability to support their families stolen away from them.

With crime on the rise, more police officers is a good thing, right? Not according to Democrat donor and billionaire George Soros. The city of Austin, Texas is currently considering Proposition A, which would increase funding to hire more police officers. This means a better opportunity to fight crime. Police departments that aren’t stretched thin because they are understaffed. Less stress for police on duty. Only in some crazy world in which police are inherently bad would this be considered a bad thing — but George Soros is giving $500k to stop police hiring in Austin and defeat Proposition A.

Proposition A would combat the recent BLM-inspired increase in police attrition. Departments are losing as many as 20 deputies per month in 2021. Since Austin is both a major college town and the state capitol, one might assume that fully staffing it with officers who are ready to defend its citizens would be a top priority. But Soros, who backs BLM 100 percent, doesn’t want that for some reason. The Austin American-Statesman reports:

In a bombshell announcement that threatens to shake up the Nov. 2 election, a political action committee opposed to Proposition A — which if passed would require the city to hire hundreds of police officers — says it has accepted a $500,000 donation from Soros.

The 91-year-old Soros, of New York, is known for supporting liberal political causes. His net worth is estimated at $8.6 billion, according to Forbes. Soros has made it a recent focus to target elected prosecutors he sees as too punitive on crime. His involvement in last year’s Travis County district attorney’s race helped lift Jose Garza to victory over incumbent Margaret Moore.

Soros’ son, Jonathan Soros, also has recently been involved in Austin elections, contributing $25,000 earlier this year to a PAC that tried but failed to move the city to a strong mayor form of government.

According to finance records published Friday, George Soros transferred the $500,000 to Equity PAC on Monday through his Open Society Policy Center in Washington. That same day, Equity PAC accepted a donation for $200,000 from another reform-minded organization in Washington, the Fairness Project.

The contributions were made after the deadline, so this allows Soros to take advantage of a loophole that will keep them from showing up on the PAC’s financial reports.

If Soros fails in his mission to defeat Proposition A, Austin will be able to hire hundreds of new officers. Prop. A even throws a bone to leftists by requiring that 35 percent of an officer’s time be spent on community engagement.

As the mainstream media worked hard to dismantle Trump, a lot of false stories floated around. But the lie that President Trump was somehow in league with Russia to bring down America? That one took off at levels that no other story did — Trump even faced failed impeachment proceedings over it. Now that the story has been proven false many times over, President Trump calls for 18 Pulitzer Prizes related to fake news stories about the alleged Trump-Putin connection to be revoked.

Trump laid into the Washington Post and New York Times specifically for their “shoddy, dubious, and manifestly false reporting” in a statement released Sunday via his Save America PAC.

“I call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to immediately rescind the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting awarded to the staffs of The New York Times and The Washington Post, which was based on false reporting of a non-existent link between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign,” the statement reads. “As has been widely publicized, the coverage was no more than a politically motivated farce which attempted to spin a false narrative that my campaign supposedly colluded with Russia despite a complete lack of evidence underpinning this allegation.”

“When the Board announced the prize, it lauded the recipients ‘for deeply sourced, relentlessly reported coverage in the public interest that dramatically furthered the nations’ understanding of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to the Trump campaign, the president-elect’s transition team, and his eventual administration,'” Trump’s statement reads. The President continues:

“Specifically, the prize was awarded for a series of articles centered around the now-debunked Russia collusion conspiracy theory. The headlines themselves were extremely sensational and leaned heavily on unsubstantiated anonymous sources. For example, much of the information contained in these articles were credited to ‘people with knowledge,’ ‘current and former officials,’ ‘some senior U.S. officials,’ and other vaguely defined individuals. As a result, the public was deprived of an independent means of assessing their credibility, their potential for political bias, and the source of their knowledge.”

“For two years, these institutions feverishly pushed one Russia story after another and – despite lacking any credible evidence – attempted to persuade the public that my campaign had colluded with the Russian government,” Trump says, pointing out that the reports spread “clear logical fallacies” and “narratives” that had a “clear lack of evidence.

“Contemporaneously with that reporting, numerous conservative news outlets and commentators questioned the legitimacy of these reports, exposing the clear logical fallacies contained in their narratives and pointing to the clear lack of evidence underpinning them,” Trump adds.

Trump points out that the Pulitzer Prize has long been “recognized as a significant achievement in the field of journalism,” and that it is “meant to be bestowed upon well-deserving recipients in recognition of their groundbreaking journalistic efforts.”

Trump says he hopes the Times and Post will return their prizes, but that he does not expect that — so he hopes the Pulitzer Prize Board will step in and rescind the awards.

“Without holding the recipients to such a high standard of accountability, the integrity of the Pulitzer Prize namesake stands to be wholly compromised,” he says. And he’s right.

Last year, a “white KKK member” terrorized the community of Brookmont in Douglasville, Georgia. It began with handwritten notes from a person claiming to be a 6-foot tall white man with a long red beard. But as we often see in these situations, there was never a white man. The ‘white KKK member’ was actually a black woman and the events that unfolded were another BLM hoax.

“The notes threatened to burn their houses down and kill them and said that they didn’t belong in the neighborhood,” said Detective Nathan Shumaker. The notes, filled with the n-word and threats of lynchings, seemed to target black residents. At the time, liberals screeched that President Trump and his supporters were to blame. But the police investigation found that this wasn’t the case at all. TheBlaze reports:

The Douglasville Police Department said the investigation started by detectives going “door-to-door to check doorbell cameras and gather whatever information they could from the residents.” They also handed out flyers to residents about the racially motivated threats.

The letters – which were delivered in the middle of the night – stopped in January, but picked up again in February and March.

An alarmed resident alerted local media to the story, and the letters stopped again until the final letter was delivered on Sept. 6.

Detectives Andre Futch and Shumaker determined that the letters had “similar handwriting, tone and verbiage with some distinctive letters that were consistent throughout.”

The investigation ended with an arrest — but it wasn’t a six-foot-tall white man with a red beard. Or a man at all:

On Sept. 6, law enforcement found evidence linking the terroristic letters to the home of Terresha Lucas – a 30-year-old black female. The detectives gathered enough evidence to obtain a search warrant. During the search, detectives found other evidence that tied the suspect to the threatening notes, Shumaker said.

“Our investigators had the drive to stick with this case and see it all to the end. That’s what we’re all about and this reflects the professionalism and integrity of the department,” says Police Chief Dr. Gary Sparks. “They stayed with it and put in a lot of hours. Even when some people went to the media, which could have hampered our investigation, we still stuck with it to the end.”

Lucas was charged with eight counts of making terroristic threats. While authorities have been mum on Lucas’ motivations, it’s clear that the intent was to stoke racial hatred and promote BLM’s hateful and violent actions.

OK, so you’re complying with Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for health workers. You’re in the clear, right? Not according to Ochsner Health, the largest health system in Louisiana. In a move that is questionable at best, Ochsner has elected to fine employees with unvaccinated spouses hundreds of dollars a month.

“The reality is the cost of treating COVID-19, particularly for patients requiring intensive inpatient care, is expensive, and we spent more than $9 million on COVID care for those who are covered on our health plans over the last year,” CEO of Ochsner Health, Warner Thomas, told NOLA

The charges are rather steep — $200 per month if the employee’s spouse, who is an American who is supposed to have the freedom to make their own healthcare choices and is not in any way involved in the work, does not get the jab. Thomas says it’s not a mandate, however, because employees are free to use another health plan not provided by the company for which they work. “This is not a mandate as non-employed spouses and domestic partners can choose to select a health plan outside of Ochsner Health offerings,” Thomas says. Sound nuts? Of course it is:

This shameless attempt to use the pandemic — and vaccines — to squeeze money out of hardworking employees is disgusting. But it’s something that we are sure to see more of as time goes on. The only way to stop this is to elect more men and women like Florida’s Ron DeSantis, who has taken a strong stance against COVID mandates that are ruining America.

The election in 2022 is important. While it’s not as glamorous as the 2024 presidential election, it’s important to show up and elect new leadership at every level. Remember: mayors and governors can also impose small-scale tyranny.

Is America headed toward another civil war? Almost half of Americans voted for Donald Trump in the 2020 election. A new poll from the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia reveals that a majority of Trump voters want to secede from the United States — a very bad sign for Joe Biden, who promised to unify the country regardless of political leanings.

The report says that more than half of Trump voters voters want to secede from the United States. Interestingly, so do over 40 percent of Biden voters:

Significant numbers of both Trump and Biden voters show a willingness to consider violating democratic tendencies and norms if needed to serve their priorities. Roughly 2 in 10 Trump and Biden voters strongly agree it would be better if a “President could take needed actions without being constrained by Congress or courts,” and roughly 4 in 10 (41%) of Biden and half (52%) of Trump voters at least somewhat agree that it’s time to split the country, favoring blue/red states seceding from the union.

Which states would secede and which would stay are up in the air, but the fact is that many people want to leave the United States in favor of forming a new nation that would be run better. This is in line with a June YouGov poll that found that 66 percent of Republicans in the southern states want to secede from the United States.

Since so many Democrats want to leave, we should let them. Let them take California and a few other states and the rest of us can live in peace. It might be an easier solution than expecting Democrats to stop cheating and ruining the lives of every American.

If things keep getting worse, we may see another Civil War in our lifetimes. Which side will you be on?

Do you live in California and want to wait for further studies on vaccines? Do you have a religious or philosophical objection? Medical issues that make the COVID vaccine a bad idea? Well, you’re out of luck. California has unveiled a new K-12 vaccine mandate for in-person learning, and it will take effect the very second children in various age groups are eligible for the vaccine according to the Biden Administration’s guidelines.

The LA Times reports that every single student in public and private schools will have to be vaccinated against COVID if they want to attend school:

The mandate would take effect for grades 7 through 12 the semester following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s full approval of the vaccine for children ages 12 and over, according to the governor’s office. Students in kindergarten through sixth grade would be phased in after the vaccine is formally approved for younger children.

The mandate could take effect for students 12 and older as early as January 2022 if there is full federal approval for a COVID-19 vaccine for that age range, the governor said in remarks at a San Francisco school.

“There’s still a struggle to get to where we need to be,” Newsom says. “And that means we need to do more, and we need to do better.”

“This is just another vaccine,” Newsom claims, adding that the COVID vaccine will join a “list that currently includes 10 vaccines and well-established rules and regulations that have been advanced by the Legislature for decades.”

Pfizer says that their new vaccine for children as young as 5 should be approved by October or November, so parents don’t have much time to fight this if they need to. Watch Newsom’s announcement below:

Joe Biden promised that we wouldn’t abandon those he left behind in Afghanistan when he pulled U.S. troops out before we had rescued every American who was still trapped in the area surrounding the airport in Kabul. But like every other promise he has made, this was a lie. In fact, he is actively preventing Americans who are rescued from the country following his withdrawal from the now-Taliban-controlled country from making it home. The Biden Admin turned away a flight with 59 children rescued from Afghanistan as well as many others who thought they had finally come home.

When an evacuation flight carrying 117 passengers tried to land in the United States, the Biden Administration said “no.” The flight carried 28 Americans, 83 green card holders, and 6 Afghan citizens with Special Immigration Visas granted to them for working with the United States during the war in Afghanistan. Bryan Stern, a veteran who organized the flight, says that it was initially cleared for landing — but things changed. The Daily Mail reports:

He said Customs had cleared his charter flight to land at in New York but later changed the clearance to Dulles International Airport outside Washington before denying the plane landing rights anywhere in the US. 

The plane was held on the tarmac in Abu Dhabi for 14 hours amid the debacle yesterday after taking off from Kabul Airport with 117 on board, among them 59 children.    

Stern had planned to transfer the passengers to a chartered Ethiopian Airlines plane for an onward flight to the US that he said the Customs cleared to land at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.

Customs then changed the clearance before denying the plane landing rights anywhere in the United States, he said. 

“Today’s triumph is ending in tragedy. After initial approval, the US government is now denying entry into the US for our American passengers aboard Dynamo 01,” he wrote in an Instagram post.  “These passengers are all US passport holders, US green card holders with valid Afghan passports, and a few SIV approved Afghan passport holders.”

“These passengers are all US passport holders, US green card holders with valid Afghan passports, and a few SIV approved Afghan passport holders,” Stern continued. “These Americans are being denied entry into THEIR OWN COUNTRY by the US government.”

The Biden Administration says that the flight was denied so that background checks could be performed on the people who had just been rescued from a terrorist-controlled country and just wanted to return to the United States.

The Biden Administration could be called a “joke” — but jokes are funny and typically don’t place Americans at risk.