Martha’s Vineyard Reacts to Illegal Immigrants
Democrats have excoriated Republican governors for sending migrants to sanctuary cities run by Democrats, saying they're using them as human pawns. The Republican governors argue that they're the ones dealing with the brunt of an immigration surge that has only gotten worse since Biden came into office, and accuse Biden of refusing to do anything about it. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at the double standard Democrats are using to criticize governors and mayors who are bussing migrants, the reaction when 48 migrants were dropped off ain Martha's Vineyard, and the controversial statements VP Kamala Harris has made about security at the border.
AOC: America Hates Women
New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) told GQ magazine her experience in Washington has taught her that "so many people in this country hate women. And they hate women of color." There's a water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, and people are getting what looks like watered-down chocolate fondue coming out of their taps. Once dubbed the most progressive company in the US, Starbucks is now facing attacks from the left over its union busting tactics. Watch this episode of America Uncovered for that and more of this week's headlines.
Credit Card Companies Can Now Track Gun Sales
Anti-gun activists have long been focused on ways to ban gun sales, saying the fewer guns in circulation, the safer everyone is. While not a total victory, they have taken a step towards that goal by getting credit card companies to create a separate code for gun stores. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at what this means for gun purchases, what pro-gun advocates are saying about the move, and how banks might have to take a stance on whether they support the 2nd amendment or not.
Portland SUED by Disabled People Over Homeless Blocking Streets
The City of Portland is being sued for its homeless camps by disabled people who say that the tents are blocking streets, making it impossible to navigate the city. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at the history of Portland's homeless problem, what the mayor is trying to do about it, and what the lawsuit wants to see happen to the city's homeless.
California's Green Energy Plan Is Failing
California has very ambitious renewable energy plans. So ambitious that it's getting rid of carbon-based fuel sources before it has replaced them. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at the power supply crunch during the recent heatwave, how the state is promoting electric cars—but can't actually support them in a power crunch, and how California's energy grid is contributing to the problem.
Biden Calls MAGA Republicans “Semi-Fascist”
President Joe Biden came into office promising to be a unifying president. But now that it's election time, he's going hard at Republicans, specifically MAGA Republicans, who he called "semi-fascist." The United Nations (UN) is getting into the conspiracy information warfare by releasing a report on how to fight conspiracy theories. Queen Elizabeth II dies at age 96, making Prince Charles the King of England. Watch this episode of America Uncovered for that and more of this week's headlines.
BLM Chapters Sue BLM Leader for Stealing $10 Million
Black Lives Matter (BLM) chapters are suing the parent organization over the handling of millions of dollars in donations. They allege that board member Shalomy Bowers siphoned $10 million to his company from the BLM coffers to pay for personal expenses. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at what the chapters allege in the lawsuit, the involvement of co-founder Patrisse Cullors and board member Shalomy Bowers, and the accusations of "racism" being thrown around.
California Bill Punishes Doctors Spreading Covid “Misinformation”
California's Senate and Assembly both approved bill AB 2098 that would punish doctors for spreading "misinformation" to their patients. The backers of the bill say it's meant to suppress the most extreme kinds of misinformation being spread by doctors, but what's considered "extreme," or even what constitutes "misinformation" is either not spelled out in the bill or very vague. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at the Federation of State Medical Board's involvement in the bill, what problems this has for the first amendment, and why some states are proposing legislation that does exactly the opposite.
Does San Francisco Need $20,000 Trash Cans?!
San Francisco's got a trash problem, and it's come up with a solution—throw money in the trash. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at how the problem got so bad, why the city was looking at over $20,000 trash cans and what bins the city ended up going with.
Will the Justice Department Actually Prosecute Trump?
The Justice Department has seized documents from Donald Trump's Florida residence Mar-a-Lago that it says have classification markings. It also claims there is evidence of obstruction of justice, and that Trump concealed, removed or destroyed government records. But is the Justice Department willing to prosecute the former president? Trump says everything at his residence he declassified already, and was therefore not sealed under the classification markings the documents are labeled with. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at Trump's request to appoint a special master to review privileged information, what we know about the affidavit that underpinned the search warrant and whether whether the Justice Department will actually prosecute Trump.
Whistleblower Revelations May Kill Twitter
Elon Musk is having a field day over a whistleblower complaint from Twitter's former head of security Peiter "Mudge" Zatko. Elon Musk is in litigation with Twitter after he tried to back out of a deal to buy the company. Musk alleged that Twitter's spam bot numbers were inaccurate, and thus not representing advertisers with a true number of users, an important metric to gauge the value of the company. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at some of Zatko's most explosive allegations, what he says about Musk's concern over Twitter bot numbers, and the fallout from his complaint.
President Biden Cancels Billions In Student Loan Debt And No One Is Happy
Washington, DC says it can't handle the influx if migrants from the southern border that are being bussed to the city by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Finland's 36-year-old Prime Minister likes to party, and it's bringing her job performance into the spotlight after photos and video of her parties were shared online. President Joe Biden made good on a campaign promise to cancel billions in student loan debt, making no one happy. Depending on who you ask, it either wasn't enough or was way too much in this inflationary economy. Watch this episode of America Uncovered for that and more of this week's headlines