News links for Sept 25, 2022
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California’s education sexual agenda. From: Zero Hedge. California lawmakers even passed the quixotic Assembly Bill 367 by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), the Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2021, which now requires that one boys’ bathroom in every middle and high school have tampon dispensers.
👉 Washington Post columnist calls for the end of impartiality and balance in journalism. From: Jonathan Turley. Polls show trust in the media at an all-time low with less than 20 percent of citizens trusting television or print media. Yet, reporters and academics continue to destroy the core principles that sustain journalism and ultimately the role of a free press in our society.
The Education Department asked for public comments on sex discrimination. It got an earful about trans athletes instead. From: Reason. Of the over 84,000 public comments available on the proposed Title IX regulations, a third included references to both “sex” and “sports.”
Every child left behind. From: Ron Paul/Libertarian Institute. According to the NAEP, since the 2020 school shutdowns the average nine-year-old suffered the largest decline in reading skills since 1990.
A lament of rising illiberalism on the Right and Left. From: The Washington Examiner. Illiberalism makes our national problems, especially polarization, even worse. Repudiating natural rights and basic legal fairness makes us more fearful of each other and hence more willing to do one another harm.
No, the vaccines never worked all that well against severe COVID. From: Alex Berenson/Substack. Also, they nearly DOUBLED the risk of coronavirus hospitalizations after the first dose; the figures come from huge and (until now) unnoticed British study.
This economic destruction is man-made. From: Jeffrey Tucker/Epoch Times. The root of the problem here is a powerful ruling class that is utterly disconnected from common sense and the common experience of regular life. They have grown so detached that they live in their models and dream only of their theories.
The border crisis is just the tip of the iceberg. In Mexico, a cartel crisis looms. From: The Federalist. Amid record numbers of illegal border-crossers, a larger crisis looms in Mexico with dire implications for the United States.