The riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin are continuing to escalate this week in the wake of the police-involved shooting of Jacob Blake. Now, it’s being reported that Black Lives Matter rioters just set a building in Kenosha on fire while families were trapped inside. VIDEOS
He Needs Our Prayers. The long-serving leader has clashed swords with the Catholic Church over nuclear power and end of pacifism.
The ailing prime minister has not made any public appearances since June and has been undergoing treatment for a flare-up of ulcerative colitis and a chronic intestinal disease, among other things. MORE
Maximo Alvarez, an immigrant who escaped communist Cuba, warned Americans during the Republican National Convention on Monday night that he sees in the Democratic Party many of the things he saw in Cuba. MORE
Fentanyl 11. He said, “that’s pretty high.” This level of fentanyl can cause pulmonary edema. Mr. Floyd’s lungs were 2-3x their normal weight at autopsy. That is a fatal level of fentanyl under normal circumstances. . . . AB said that if Mr. Floyd had been found dead in his home (or anywhere else) and there were no other contributing factors he would conclude that it was an overdose death. MORE & AUDIO
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Hurricane Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with ferocious wind and torrential rain and unleashed a wall of seawater that could push 40 miles inland as the Category 4 storm roared ashore Thursday in Louisiana near the Texas border. At least one person was killed. MORE
Kimberly Guilfoyle, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s wife when he was mayor of San Francisco, told the Republican convention Monday Democrats had turned her ex-husband’s state “into a land of discarded heroin needles in parks, riots in streets and blackouts in homes.” VIDEO
There’s been some confusion about journalists labeling Joe Biden a “devout Catholic.” For those of you who luckily don’t work in the media industry, let me fill you in.
A “devout Catholic” is a politician who claims to be Catholic, yet dissents from the church’s social teaching on causes that are near and dear to leftist pundits. So, on the one hand, Biden supports taxpayer-funded abortion, has officiated at a same-sex wedding, and vowed to force nuns to buy the Pill. On the other, he wears a rosary around his wrist, which according to CNN makes him Mother Teresa in a blue blazer.
Meanwhile, a public figure who upholds Catholic social teaching—Amy Coney Barrett, for instance—is not “devout,” but an extremist. Hopefully, that clears things up. MORE