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July 31, 2021
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Good morning!

Blessings on you and your family, and from all the Huckabee staff!   

Today's newsletter includes:

  • Bible Verse of the Day - Matthew 28:19
  • A Sad Day In the House
  • Harris Releases Immigration Plan
  • Cuomo Begs For Business
  • Dem Panic
  • America The Beautiful
  • Word Play

Sincerely,

Mike Huckabee


DAILY BIBLE VERSE

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Matthew 28:19


A Sad Day In The House

By Mike Huckabee

It was a sad day in the House Thursday, and a sign of just how radical the Democrats have become, when for the first time in 45 years, the House passed on party lines a Medicaid spending bill that didn’t include the Hyde Amendment. That’s the amendment that prevents taxpayer money from being used to fund abortions, something opposed by a majority of Americans.

https://redstate.com/beccalower/2021/07/29/democrats-blow-up-the-last-bipartisan-refuge-in-congress-n418763

It also didn’t include the Weldon Amendment, which prohibits agencies that receive federal funds from discriminating against entities because they refuse to provide or fund abortions.

Later that night, House Democrats passed a State Department funding bill that dropped the Helms Amendment, which prohibits using taxpayer money to fund abortions in other countries. A Marist poll shows that’s opposed by 77% of Americans and supported by only 19%, but the Democrats care more about the abortion lobby than the will of the people.

https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/tyler-o-neil/2021/07/29/breaking-house-passes-bill-to-force-taxpayers-to-fund-abortion-n1465634

The Democrats have always been the more pro-abortion party, but at least there used to be room for pro-life Democrats. Not only have they all been driven out, but now, even the reasonable compromise of not forcing pro-life taxpayers to fund the killing of children in the womb is gone.

That’s been replaced by denouncing every disagreement as racist, which California Rep. Barbara Lee tried here, saying, “These provisions have long had a terrible and disproportionate impact on low-income women and women of color. Getting them off the books will be a huge step forward for reproductive and racial justice.”

In short, the Democrats now claim to be fighting racism by making it even easier to abort black babies, who are already greatly disproportionate victims of abortion. In opposing voter ID, Democrats argue that the disproportionate impact of any policy on certain races is prima facie proof of racism. Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, a eugenicist who thought that “inferior” races should be weeded out, must be looking up and smiling.

The good news is that these radical changes aren't likely to survive in the Senate. But it should send a long-overdue wake-up call to everyday Democratic voters that this is no longer your father’s Democratic Party. The leadership is now solidly a far-left, pro-death cult of radical extremists. And the one thing I do agree with them on is that extremists are dangerous to America and should not be in positions of power.


Harris Releases Immigration Plan

By Mike Huckabee

As thousands of illegal immigrants continue streaming across our border, and getting released on the US side with no court dates (only 13% even check in as they’re ordered to), Vice President Kamala Harris finally released her five-pronged plan to deal with the problem. It has to be seen to be believed.

https://nypost.com/2021/07/29/harris-releases-migration-strategy-amid-border-crisis/

Talk about a fork full of manure. The various prongs are heaped with high-flown liberal fantasies about fixing the “root causes” of illegal immigration into America, like “combating corruption, strengthening democratic governance, and advancing the rule of law” and “promoting respect for human rights, labor rights, and free press” in Central America. All well and good, as future goals. But, maybe, in the short term, we might consider CLOSING THE DOOR!!!

It’s like asking someone to help put out a forest fire that she started, and seven months later, she hands over an essay on the history of combustion. And it’s a D- essay. If she and President Biden really want to know the root cause of our current illegal immigration crisis, they can find it in the nearest mirror.

Meanwhile, a new cry has gone up for Biden to appoint someone else as an illegal immigration czar. Say, I know someone who’d be perfect! He has a proven track record of reducing illegal immigration, and he left his last job on January 20th, so he’s probably tanned, rested and ready.


Cuomo Begs For Business

By Mike Huckabee

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is begging New York City employers to make workers come back to their offices by Labor Day because so many people are working from home that local businesses are struggling. Cuomo said they have to get people back to support all the struggling shops, restaurants and service businesses. I'll say to him what many of his female staffers probably have: "Please don't beg."

https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/cuomo-begs-businesses-nyc-return-devastating-shutdown

I won’t go into the fact that it was boneheaded lockdown policies by Democrats like Cuomo and Mayor DeBlasio that forced people to work at home in the first place. But they also bear responsibility in many other ways for the reluctance to return. DeBlasio’s awful leftist policies have brought back the crime and filth that Rudy Giuliani miraculously reversed, and the high taxes and costs of living are also driving people not only out of the city but out of the state.

I’ll share a secret with him: employers don’t locate in a city or people move there because the city needs them to support it. They move there because they see it as a good place to live. If it’s dangerous, dirty, inconvenient and over-priced, they’ll go somewhere else.

I used to have to go to New York City every weekend to do my Fox News show, and I can’t tell you how happy I am that I now get to record my TBN show in Hendersonville, Tennessee. I assume that many of those workers are overjoyed to be able to work from somewhere else via Zoom and the Internet.

I’ve been predicting for years that as more and more of our business transactions moved online, people would start to question why they were living in tiny, expensive apartments in cold, dirty, dangerous, overtaxed cities when they could do the same work via their laptops from the sunny patios of their spacious homes in low-tax Florida or Texas? I've said that the day that possibility finally dawned on everyone would be the beginning of the end of New York City as a hub for major financial services.

Gov. Cuomo doesn’t seem to realize that COVID didn’t cause the great exodus, it just sped it up. Begging employers to force workers to come back is like standing on the banks of a river and ordering it to flow the other way. Or to choose a metaphor liberals should appreciate, it’s like trying to deny evolution.

New York City might recover a bit, if its leaders ever take their boots off the necks of business owners and citizens and start using them to kick criminals into jail again. But the only way they’ll convince people to start flowing back in big numbers is to do what Rudy did: create a clean, safe, well-run city and state. Frankly, I don’t believe they’re capable of that.


Dem Panic

By Mike Huckabee

Citing concerns over the Delta variant, various cities and businesses including Walt Disney World are bringing back indoor mask mandates. Teachers unions are pushing to continue them in schools. And President Biden, who changes direction more often than LeBron James, now appears poised to mandate that all government workers (not surprisingly, that’s the largest workforce in America) get vaccinated or face regular tests and various restrictions. The Postal Workers Union had something to say about that.

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2021/07/29/americas-largest-postal-worker-union-has-thoughts-about-vaccine-mandates-n2593280

We’re told that we need to bring back all these draconian measures because of the dangers of the dreaded Delta Variant. Biden once even claimed it’s deadlier than the original disease, which it is not (like all viruses, it’s mutating to forms that are weaker but easier to spread as it tries to stay alive when there are fewer potential hosts.)

This mixed messaging is destroying the CDC’s credibility and undermining their own arguments for getting vaccinated. For instance, if it’s still necessary for vaccinated people to wear masks and social distance, that implies that the vaccine is useless, which isn't true. They say we should listen to them because they represent “SCIENCE!” but they’re coming off more as politicians speaking out of both sides of their mouths at once (I wish there was a vaccine to cure that.)

Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw released a series of tweets blasting the CDC and claiming that the entire basis for the return of mask mandates was a single study done in India that was rejected in peer review and that involved a vaccine we don’t even use here.

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/rebeccadowns/2021/07/28/dan-crenshaw-tweets-stunning-revelation-on-new-cdc-mask-guidelines-n2593271

Wednesday, Fox News Primetime aired a series of graphs illustrating the rising cases of COVID that are sparking the return of draconian measures. They showed that the case increase was about one-tenth of the previous peak, and the more important measures (hospitalizations and deaths) were flat. In fact, US COVID deaths are at their lowest level since March of last year, around the time the pandemic began.

https://fee.org/articles/despite-delta-alarmism-us-covid-deaths-are-at-lowest-level-since-march-2020-harvard-and-stanford-professors-explain/

Since so few people trust the CDC, here’s some straight dope on the actual danger level of the Delta variant and the effectiveness of the vaccines (quite high, but not perfect), from health industry consultant Kevin Roche’s Healthy Skeptic blog.

https://healthy-skeptic.com/2021/07/28/what-more-can-i-say/

He deserves a read just for his brilliant observation that “pandemic” is an anagram for “Dem panic.”


America The Beautiful

God's creation is all around us. To learn more about Congaree National Park, visit its website here.


Word Play

By Mike Huckabee

Working in the White House these days is sort of like playing a party game where you pick words out of a deck of cards at random and try to make a coherent sentence out of them. Except the poor Biden staffers have to try to convince us that the random words that drop out of President Biden’s mouth actually make sense. It’s infinitely harder.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-claims-driven-18-wheeler

For the record: a school bus isn’t an 18-wheel truck, and riding in an 18-wheeler is not the same as driving one.

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  • Mark Skillen

    08/01/2021 11:24 AM

    Hi Mike,

    I have been watching the news for a while, and all the drama about the CDC and Covid.
    The flip flopping on current decisions on masks no masks, the bashing of people that have chose to avoid the vaccine.
    Employers forcing employees to get vaccinated, and the show your status before you enter someones establishment.

    My question would be, do you think this is all leading up to the Democrats trying to make it where they keep the mail in ballot system?
    I think they have upset enough people that most will be voted out.
    Without declaring a Covid emergency in the future, they don't have the opportunity to suppress voting in person.
    In that case they keep the opportunity to flood the ballots boxes, because they are going to say its too dangerous for most people to vote in person.
    Just a though.

    PS:
    Just wanted to say I do enjoy you, and your content very much.

    Have a Great day
    Mark

  • Joyce Kanlan

    08/01/2021 03:50 AM

    Dem Panic IS THE Standard Operating Procedure for left wing,liberal progressive socialist communist democrats. Flailing arms, hair on fire????is ALL democrats know&USE. Sign NOW! read later how unaffordable healthcare works. We’re freezing, climate change! Spend Trillions now! Ahh! We’re sweltering, oh, climate is CYCLICAL, apart of our Gods Creation. Duh. Like ??the father of LIES, democrats USE ??deception dishonesty demented perverse propaganda to move the sheep. Keep them doubting fearful & confused. It’s the democrat way.

  • Joyce Kanlan

    08/01/2021 03:42 AM

    New York Cuomo do whatRudy did!??????That is TOO funny! THAT would be like LBJ, Obama, Biden, Hillary, Rice, Waters, Warren, Lynch, Bernie, AOC, the squad—- oh heck, that would be like ??Democrats working, yes, I said working, not flying in a personal jet, with Beer, MASKLESS abandoning their, shirking their responsibility & ACTUALLY ACCOMPLISH, like President Trump did in his 47 MONTHS! Pelosi, Waters, Bernie&Biden. YEARS in politics &did NOTHING, not for their state, not for their constituents, NOT FOR our Country. Democrats SUCKING us DRY, USING US for money FOR their power&control, their self absorbed delight. Vote out in person, ID in hand, all democrats all across America making them a tiny minority!!

  • Joyce Kanlan

    08/01/2021 03:32 AM

    Democrat (Harris) immigration plan, my xxx.??????! Open the boarders, saturate ????Into a 3rd world??hole. Allow millions of unvetted, Covid carrying Cartel, MS13,Illegals WITH their Black Market, Stolen, Illegal WEAPONS to murder our citizens, Rape&home invade while HARRIS & democrats defund police making the citizens vulnerable; a sitting duck. All the while Democrats TAKE OUR TAX DOLLARS & have ARMED SECURITY. Democrat laws for thee(peasants) NOT AT ALL for me (democrat dictatorship).

  • Joyce Kanlan

    08/01/2021 03:25 AM

    A sad day in America. STOP the democrat from abusing their power&control for crying out loud! Abortion is a choice. You want to kill your innocent, unborn, then YOU pay for it! Your choice, your body YOUR POCKET BOOK, keep your hand out of ours! Speak out! Call, write email visit bombard your representative&DEMAND they STAND the heck UP!

  • Gary Stilwell

    07/31/2021 10:26 PM

    Crenshaw to the rescue again--words of wisdom from the ethere--sound logic, and forceful --kinda like what a president of the United States would sound like----

  • Elaine Knudsen

    07/31/2021 10:23 PM

    Harris: $20 Million to help resolve reasons for migrants leaving their countries. That's the answer, (sarcasm) just keep throwing money at it, when the money rarely gets to the people. https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/ilab/ilab20210730
    Just like trying to bribe US citizens to get vaccines, just throw money at it.
    Yet Biden wants to hire more IRS agents to make sure Americans are paying their share, so his admin can just give it away to non Americans. Oh boy.

  • Jerry

    07/31/2021 08:33 PM

    Why does the teachers union leadership get so much time on tv the bad behavior the union has put in our schools. Attached to every kids backpack should be the school tax all the taxpayers pay every year what ever the price is the public school gets per student should be up to the parents to spend it on a school choice the teachers union can pound sand; horrible education policies leave public schools that hire from this teachers union

  • Nancy Beachum

    07/31/2021 08:28 PM

    Have you watched the Joni table talk show on Daystar tv? If you haven’t I suggest strongly that you do. She has all kinds of experts on explaining covid. Please watch!!

  • Geoff Jones

    07/31/2021 07:56 PM

    I heard a sermon about receiving visions while praying. The preacher then used the passages out of Habakkuk to show us how we are to expect to receive in visions our answer to prayer.
    Acts 9:10-11
    10 In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. The Lord called to him in a vision, “Ananias!”
    “Yes, Lord,” he answered.
    11 The Lord told him, “Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying. 12 In a vision he has seen a man named Ananias come and place his hands on him to restore his sight.”

    Habakkuk 1:3-4
    3 Why do you make me look at injustice?
    Why do you tolerate wrongdoing?
    Destruction and violence are before me;
    there is strife, and conflict abounds.
    4 Therefore the law is paralyzed,
    and justice never prevails.
    The wicked hem in the righteous,
    so that justice is perverted.
    2:1-2
    1 I will stand at my watch
    and station myself on the ramparts;
    I will look to see what he will say to me,
    and what answer I am to give to this complaint.[a]
    The LORD’s Answer
    2 Then the LORD replied:
    “Write down the revelation
    and make it plain on tablets
    so that a herald[b] may run with it.
    What I am seeing happening in the USA at the moment is exactly the complaint that Habakkuk made to God. I believe that all Christians need to pray and expect to receive visions from God as to what we are to do