‘Thousands’ of LAPD Employees Reportedly Seek Exemptions from Vaccine Mandate

Thousands of employees of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are expected to seek exemptions from the city’s vaccine mandate, as officers file a lawsuit against the city. According to the Washington Post, “roughly 3,000” employees are expected to seek exemptions to the city’s mandate, which requires city employees to be vaccinated by early October. […]

9/11/2001 + 20: From Grace and Power to Disgrace and Cower

The divisive speech given by President Biden last Thursday — seeking to shift focus from his cowardly bug-out from Afghanistan to COVID, and to make Republicans — to Biden, a/k/a “the dark forces” — the issue rather than his horrendous first eight months in office, came on the anniversary date — 9/9/2001 — when Al-Qaeda […]

Three Thoughts on DOJ’s Texas Abortion Lawsuit

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland attends a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., June 25, 2021. (Ken Cedeno/Reuters) Ed Whelan has some good initial thoughts on the very odd Justice Department lawsuit against the Texas abortion law, specifically the fact that the complaint does not identify an actual statutory or other […]

Former Kamala Harris Operatives Launch Effort to Profit from Cancel Culture

Close allies of Vice President Kamala Harris are now trying to profit from helping corporate America negotiate the woke culture while working to diversify their businesses as added insurance. John Henes, former national campaign finance chairman for Harris’ failed presidential campaign, is leading the C Street Advisory Group. “Young people know the difference between genuine change […]

LAPD Officers File Lawsuit Against City over Vaccine Mandate

Six Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers filed a federal lawsuit on Saturday against L.A.’s vaccine mandate, which requires all city employees to be vaccinated by early October unless they have medical or religious exemptions. The Los Angeles Times reported: The lawsuit, filed Saturday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, claims the mandate violates the employees’ […]

Arizona Divesting from Ben & Jerry’s over ‘Anti-Semitic’ Israel Boycott

Arizona is divesting all public funds from Ben & Jerry’s over the ice cream giant’s “anti-Semitic” decision to stop sales in Israeli settlements in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem. “As Arizona Treasurer, I’ve divested all state funds from Ben & Jerry’s for boycotting Israel,” Yee state Treasurer Kimberly Yee announced on Twitter. “Israel is and […]

Don’t Buy Big Tech’s Metaverse

One fundamental critique of capitalism is that the free market cares more about whether a product can be sold than it does about whether a product should be sold. This very critique immediately came to mind when I read a Washington Post article detailing how big tech companies like Google, Apple, and Facebook have all […]

L.A. County Sheriff Calls Attack on Larry Elder ‘Hate Crime’; Blames ‘Woke Privilege’

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva called Wednesday’s racist attack on conservative gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder (R) a “hate crime,” adding that the woman who attacked him had been motivated partly by “woke privilege.” Elder had been walking through a neighborhood in Venice, Los Angeles, where homelessness has exploded, when he was attacked by a […]

Watch: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Points Out Commonality Between Radical Islam and Woke Leftists

In a recent PragerU video, Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali compared radical Islam to the wokeness that has infected American society today, warning that the left has “inculcated in a generation of students an ideology that has much more in common with the intolerant doctrines of a religious cult” than with the secular political thought she […]

Department of Justice sues Texas over abortion law: ‘Clearly unconstitutional’

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas over its new law outlawing abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday.  The Texas Heartbeat Act, or S.B. 8, signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in May, prohibits all abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, […]