Good News Friday 05-20-2022

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MAY 20, 2022

Dear Patriots,

As always, the news is coming hot and furious from all fronts. The Fake News Media and social media love to pound on the negative. We take a break on Fridays to bring you some good news.

Note: We are watching the developments in the Durham trial of Michael Sussmann. Today, Hillary's campaign manager, Robby Mook, testified, under oath, that Hillary Clinton approved leaking the fakeRussian collusion lies to the media.

1- A victory in the fight against transgenderism.

Newsmax 

Judge Strikes Down Biden Gender Transition Insurance Rules

QUOTE: A Biden administration policy that would have required religious employers and health care providers to fund or perform transgender medical procedures and counseling was struck down Monday by a federal judge appointed by former President Donald Trump, according to Fox News.

"No government agency ought to be in the business of evaluating the sincerity of another's religious beliefs," wrote Judge Daniel Traynor of the U.S. District Court of North Dakota.

"[Health and Human Services] Guidance encourages a parent to file a complaint if a medical provider refuses to gender transition their child, of any age, including an infant," the judge noted in his decision.

"The thought that a newborn child could be surgically altered to change gender is the result of the Biden HHS Notification and HHS Guidance that brands a medical professional's refusal to do so as discrimination. Indeed, the HHS Guidance specifically invites the public to file complaints for acting in a manner the Alliance says is consistent with their sincerely held religious beliefs.

The lawsuit, brought forth by the Christian Employers Alliance (CEA), maintained that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) misinterpreted and improperly enforced the definition of sex discrimination included in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to force employers to provide gender transition medical coverage and procedures against their religious beliefs.

2- Isn't it the wish of all parents and grandparents to have their children be excited by life!

One way to insure that is to get all children possible out of public indoctrination.

Children who are homeschooled are much more 'excited by life' and are happier learning. They have much higher SATs, college GPAs, and graduation rates

America's Frontline Doctors 

Homeschoolers top government-schooled children in ... everything

QUOTE: New York City public schools now spend $57 billion (including its capital building budget) to "educate" just over 1 million children - that's $52,096 per student, per year, for a total of $677,248 for each child from K-12, not counting additional tens of thousands of dollars in Head Start funding for at least 8 hours each day, year round, of "educational enrichment" programming from 0-5 years of age for participating children.

All this money has only worsened sky-high illiteracy rates.

How are the approximately 4 million homeschooled children doing in the absence of government resources?

In a more scientific analysis, the Washington Times reported on the students' shockingly high level of academic success:

The study included almost 12,000 home-school students from all 50 states ...

Five areas of academic pursuit were measured.

In the core studies (reading, language and math), the average home-schooler scored at the 88th percentile.

The average public school student taking these standardized tests scored at the 50th percentile in each subject area.

A study commissioned by the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) similarly found that, homeschoolers are still achieving well beyond their public school counterparts—no matter what their family background, socioeconomic level, or style of homeschooling. 41% of homeschool students are Black, Asian, Hispanic, and others (i.e., not White/non-Hispanic).

Many parents send their children to government schools, despite the violence, wasted time and exposure to values with which they disagree, out of fear that their children will "miss out on life" and be stifled working from home. 

Just the opposite turns out to be the case - homeschooled children are far more excited about life and satisfied doing school work.

In a sentence, home-schooling is a recipe for academic success.

3- It seemed we dodged a small bullet in the war against this Orwellian leftist governing boards. But keep an eye out. They will just come at it from a different angle. This is just a "pause".

Breitbart

Disinformation Governance Board 'Paused,' Nina Jankowicz Resigns

QUOTE: The Department of Homeland Security is reportedly pausing the Disinformation Governance Board three weeks after its creation was challenged by Republicans.

DHS decided to shut down the board on Monday and that its leader Nina Jankowicz had drafted a resignation letter in response to their decision.

Behind the scenes, the DHS appeared to concede the fight to save Jankowicz was over but indicated they would look for other ways to combat misinformation.

"We're going to need another Nina down the road," a DHS staffer said anonymously to The Washington Post. "And anyone who takes that position is going to be vulnerable to a disinformation campaign or attack."

4- Another state is protecting doctors who think outside the box when treating  patients. The measure will also prevent pharmacists from questioning doctors who prescribe certain drugs.

AP 

Bill Protects Doctors Who Prescribe 2 Controversial Drugs

QUOTE:  Bill passed this week by Missouri lawmakers would prohibit medical licensing board from disciplining doctors who prescribe the off-label drugs ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bill passed this week by the Missouri Legislature would prevent state licensing boards from disciplining doctors who prescribe the controversial off-label drugs ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine to their patients.

The measure also would prevent pharmacists from questioning doctors who prescribe the drugs unless the patient or doctor asks about the drugs' effectiveness, The Kansas City Star reported

Sen. Rick Brattin, a Harrisonville Republican, said Thursday he added the provision to a larger bill on professional licensing because he had spoken to doctors afraid of losing their licenses for prescribing the drugs.

5- It is rare that the Republicans get ahead in the behind-the-scenes ground game.

RED STATE 

Court-Ordered New York Redistricting Map Is Lights out for Democrats

QUOTE: While it's been clear for a few weeks that Republicans have come out on top regarding redistricting for the coming mid-terms, there was one final piece of the puzzle left. That piece has now fallen into place.

A court-ordered map in New York has been adopted, and it's lights out for Democrats heading into November. While the original Democrat map, which was struck down by the state's Supreme Court, had a likely outcome of 22 D-seats to 4-R seats, the new map puts as many as 12 seats in play for the GOP.

Republicans were looking at a modest 1-3 seat gain via redistricting after Ron DeSantis worked his magic in Florida (there's a single district there under dispute, but nothing that can change the game). Now, you could be talking about a 5-8 seat gain just by virtue of the lines that have been drawn across the nation. Democrats who were celebrating a month ago at some earlier court victories have had their hopes of stemming the tide crushed.

One of the things the New York map fixed was an illegal gerrymander in New York City that diluted the voting power of Orthodox Jews, a demographic that leans heavily Republican. That's left Rep. Jerry Nadler, who would retire if he had any sense given his age and health concerns, in the same district as another Democrat. Elsewhere, Republicans are set up to make headway in what should be a wave year for them.

In the end, the dynamics of the coming election don't change much, but if 2020 taught us anything, it's that every seat counts in future elections. Democrats went from a large majority to only holding the house by five seats in a single cycle. So while Republicans are going to gain a lot of seats this year, having more room for error in 2024 and 2026 could be the difference between keeping control and losing it.

6- One state at a time, we win. It is slow and frustrating but there is some momentum.

The Gateway Pundit  

Montana Supreme Court Restores Election Integrity — Mandates Voter ID and Bans Same-Day Voter Registration

QUOTE: The Montana Supreme Court brought sanity back to the western state by mandating voter ID and banning same-day voter registration on Wednesday.

Democrats were fighting to lift the regulations in the state. It's easier to cheat that way.

The Montana Supreme Court made the ruling for the upcoming primary elections in the state.

Montana KTVH reported:

The Montana Supreme Court has temporarily restored new state voting laws for the June primary that prevent same-day voter registration and require voters that use student IDs for identification to bring additional documents.

7- Governor DeSantis leads again.

RED STATE 

Ron DeSantis Puts on an Absolute Clinic After Florida Dem Compares Him to Communist Dictators

QUOTE: The rise in popularity among leftists – especially with younger generations – for admitted socialists like Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has been a cause for great concern with Republicans including Hispanics who reside in South Florida who are all too familiar with the brutal regimes in the Communist countries from which they and their ancestors fled, like Cuba.

It's also greatly aided in the popularity of Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has made it a point during his time in office both as a member of Congress and as Governor to denounce communism and socialism and express solidarity with those in his state and around the world who have experienced its evil brutality firsthand, as he did last Monday when he signed into law a bill that established November 7th as "Victims of Communism Day" in the state.

During a public appearance Tuesday in Miami to announce cancer research funding, DeSantis briefly took aim at the Biden administration for easing some of the U.S.'s sanctions on Cuba and Venezuela, which DeSantis correctly pointed out will help no one but the dictatorships.

At one point during the event, a reporter asked DeSantis how he felt about an outspoken Democratic state legislator and admitted socialist – Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith – recently comparing him and his administration to regimes like Castro's in Cuba and Maduro's in Venezuela.

DeSantis put on an absolute clinic in response, providing a good blueprint for other Republicans to use in the months ahead as Democrats continue their disturbing march towards socialism.

8- In the recent primaries, voters are choosing to vote in-person instead of using mail-in ballots.

The National Pulse

Mail-In Ballot Use Down 90% In Georgia.

QUOTE: Voters appear to be rejecting mail-in ballots, with data from early primary states showing significant decreases in Americans relying on the voting method for the 2020 election.

The figures come from a new Associated Press report, which noted that "voters in early primary states are returning in droves to in-person voting this year."

In Georgia, which was a hotbed of voter fraud during the 2020 election season, roughly 85,000 voters had requested mail ballots for the May 24th primary. This was down from the nearly 1 million voters who used vote-by-mail in the state's 2020 primary at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, totaling a nearly 92 percent decrease.

"The trend was similar in Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia, which held primaries this month; comparisons were not available for Nebraska, another early primary state," added the Associated Press.

The level of mail-in ballot usage appears to track closely to 2018 levels, deviating from the record-high use of the voting method, which is notoriously rife with fraud.

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