BY MIKE HUCKABEE
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27 And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment.
28 so Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation.
Today’s Huckabee Video Links
Here’s my appearance on Newsmax with Eric Bolling, talking about the cocaine in the White House.
I was on Fox Business to discuss how the “mainstream” media outlets went hog wild over the bogus Trump indictments but have remained as silent as a fence post about all the Biden scandals and crimes.
Here’s my monologue from this weekend’s “Huckabee” on TBN, about the good side of getting old (well, older)…
And if you missed it or just want to see it again, the whole show is now online, including my eye-opening talk with an FBI whistleblower.
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We Are Back
Last weeks’ vacation provided a welcome respite from dealing with the firehose of insanity that passes for news these days. For instance, we were spared having to write about loony leftists hysterically accusing Asian-Americans of facilitating white supremacy because they’re happy about the Supreme Court ruling that they can no longer be barred from universities because they’re Asian.
And now, we’re back to covering the daily mental breakdown of society, like being expected to consider it a great victory for civil rights when a man takes yet another opportunity away from women.
(Full disclosure: This was done with the support of Donald Trump.)
But at least it’s comforting to return after a week off and see that some things haven’t changed. Like the fact that AOC is still totally unqualified for her job.
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DOJ: Indictment is Not Political
According to the DOJ, there’s nothing political about the indictment of Donald Trump. Why, it’s just that the FBI must take with deadly seriousness any incident of undermining American security by leaking confidential defense information.
If that’s true, then I guess we should all brace for the indictment of Joe Biden, who can’t seem to give an interview these days without blurting out something he wasn’t supposed to say.
By the way, it’s not just that Biden admitted to the world that the US is running low on ammunition, but a lot of people are very concerned about him giving cluster bombs to Ukraine at all, considering how this could escalate their war with Russia and our involvement in it, not to mention the widespread death and destruction that such weapons can cause to civilians, even long after the war is over.
Even some Democrats who support Biden’s Ukraine policy strongly objected to him providing cluster bombs. His primary opponent Robert Kennedy Jr. pointed out that last year, then-Biden press secretary Jen Psaki called the possible use of cluster bombs by Russia “a war crime.”
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Missouri v. Biden
Appropriately on the Fourth of July, federal Judge Terry Doughty ruled against the Biden Administration in the case of Missouri v. Biden, finding that the collusion between federal agencies and social media platforms to censor Americans under the guise of preventing “misinformation” was a blatant violation of the First Amendment right to free speech.
As the Daily Signal reports, the scathing ruling cited a number of specific officials and agencies for smackdowns, including the CDC, HHS, DOJ, FBI and State Department. The judge compared the government’s actions during the pandemic to the “Orwellian Ministry of Truth,” and issued an injunction barring these agencies and officials “from ‘meeting with social media companies for the purpose of urging, encouraging, pressuring, or inducing in any manner the removal, deletion, suppression, or reduction of content containing protected free speech posted on social-media platforms;’ from flagging posts for removal or suppression; from encouraging censorship; and from contacting Big Tech companies via email, phone, or letters for such purposes." (But what will they do with their time now?)
"It also specifically bars collaboration with third-party organizations aiming at urging social media companies to suppress forms of speech. It also bars the Biden administration from notifying Big Tech firms to ‘be on the lookout’ for posts containing protected free speech.”
The judge still allowed agencies to flag posts involving criminal activity; to contact social media platforms to inform them of national security threats, malicious cyber activity and criminal attempts to suppress voting or influence elections; and to post “permissible public government speech” online. In short, it rolled back the vast unconstitutional overreach that existed before the Deep State decided it should be allowed to determine what Americans are allowed to say. The Founders trusted that a free marketplace of ideas would expose bad ideas through more speech, not less.
While most Americans should have fired off some extra sky rockets in celebration of this ruling, some in the liberal media were shockingly denouncing it. They have so lost sight of their mission as journalists that they actually side with government censors over freedom of speech, which is sort of like a dog siding with cats against dogs.
They should try for once listening to a Republican, Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill, who pointed out that while most of the government censorship has so far been aimed at conservative voices, “the enterprise doesn’t know political boundaries. Once the structure’s in place, the structure can be weaponized by anybody in power.”
Even if the GOP takes over both the Congress and the White House in the next election, I want them to tear down that censorship structure, not utilize it themselves to silence the left. It’s best when they’re allowed to talk and show people who normally don’t pay close attention just how dangerously unhinged they are.
Case in point: “Disinformation specialist” and wannabe disinformation czarina and Mary Poppins understudy Nina Jankowicz railed that forcing the government to obey the First Amendment “is a weaponization of the court system. It is an intentional and purposeful move to disrupt the work that needs to be done ahead of the 2024 election, and it’s really chilling.” No, it’s chilling that she and her ilk think that federal censorship of Americans’ free speech is now a vital aspect of our elections.
And how did the Biden Administration react to the judge’s ruling that ripped them to shreds for blatantly violating the First Amendment rights of Americans? Naturally, they claim they did nothing wrong and plan to appeal it.
One recurring theme of my newsletter is that basic human decency should transcend politics. That means if you want to be thought of as a decent human being, you don’t make threats against people who disagree with you, you don’t celebrate people’s illnesses or deaths, and you don’t attack your political opponents’ family members. And now, Joe and Jill Biden have added a new “no” to the list: you don’t ignore, humiliate and try to erase from existence your own grandchild just because her birth was embarrassing to your profligate son, who went to court to reduce his child support payments and deny her his name.
I have been making that point repeatedly, in hopes that a public shaming would finally make the First Couple, whom the lapdog media keep assuring us are paragons and champions of family virtue, recognize that this innocent little girl is their family and start treating her that way. I haven’t been doing this to score political points but for the same reason that I used to preach sermons as a minister: to try to remind people that there are absolute moral rights and wrongs.
I’m glad to see that this message is finally starting to spread, and even the Biden cover-up media outlets are beginning to realize that cruelly shunning your four-year-old grandchild is a bridge too far. Maybe it was the revelation that staffers were actually ordered to say that the Bidens have six grandchildren instead of seven that proved too much for even his biggest sycophants to stomach.
So finally, we have reporters daring to ask Biden press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre if Biden acknowledges his granddaughter (her shocking dismissive response: “I don’t have anything to share from here.”) And now, even writers at the New York Times, including influential liberal columnist Maureen Dowd, are condemning this horrifying treatment of the President’s own flesh and blood.
It’s said that character can be judged by what you do when nobody's looking. In this case, character can be judged by what Joe and Jill Biden are doing with everybody looking.
Related: Or maybe reporters are just sick of covering up for Biden and painting him as a kind old grandpa because they’re tired of him screaming at them.
Did the DC swamp get even swampier while we were away?
Ugh. After a week of vacation as far away as possible from the news of the DC Swamp, it’s time to pull on our hip boots and wade back into the ever-thickening muck. So much has been revealed in just that brief time, it’s hard to decide where to start. But we won’t be starting with the cocaine at the White House, because you already know about that and, though it’s nothing to sniff at (ha), it should surprise no one given who is there. Our guess is that, given the level of security at the White House, they know perfectly well whose coke it was and just aren’t saying. It’s a distraction from other, more important news. So let’s move on...
Speaking about the ‘Justice’ Department in his opening monologue on Sunday night, Mark Levin had reason to express even more disgust than usual. “This department...is destroying America,” he said. “It’s destroying the 2024 election. It’s violating every norm, every tradition, everything it inherited to ensure that that department could be trustworthy and could be reliable. But in its criminalized politics...if we don’t break the back of the Department of ‘Justice’...it will destroy this country, and we won’t be able to claw our way back.”
He pointed to non-stop “news” leaks to CNN, WASHINGTON POST and THE NEW YORK TIMES, obviously from the Biden DOJ (typically identified only as “people familiar with the matter”), meant to undermine President Trump in the coming election and also to influence the jury pool, and he blames Special Counsel Jack Smith and warns the Trump attorney that they’ve “got to do something about this” and go on offense. They should file a motion with the court (Aileen Cannon, the Florida judge presiding over the Mar-A-Lago case) on his behalf to order the Office of Professional Responsibility to conduct a 30-day investigation into the special counsel’s office to determine whether rules of conduct have been violated. This would involve looking at texts, emails and phone calls, “all of it,” to see if Trump’s due process rights have been violated.
“Is this how you run a case?” he asked rhetorically, flipping through pages and pages of media leaks. “...This isn’t a real case.” He quoted from the American Bar Association’s rules: “The prosecutor in a criminal case shall: except for statements that are necessary to inform the public of the nature and extent of the prosecutor’s action and that serve a legitimate law enforcement purpose, refrain from making extrajudicial comments that have a substantial likelihood of heightening public condemnation of the accused and exercise reasonable care to prevent investigators, law enforcement personnel, employees or other persons assisting or associated with the prosecutor in a criminal case from making an extrajudicial statement…”
We already can see they’ve violated this code over and over. The Biden DOJ is treating President Trump --- Biden’s political opponent --- as someone who has no rights. “It’s all about criminalizing politics,” Levin said.
In an update to another leak-related story, Tristan Leavitt, the attorney for IRS whistleblower Gary Shapley, is calling for the WASHINGTON POST to state clearly that his client was not their source for an October 2022 Hunter Biden story and that he never spoke to them. If they don’t clear that up, it means they are acting (to no one’s surprise) as an accessory to Hunter’s legal defense. Biden attorney Abbe Lowell is accusing Shapley of illegally leaking to WAPO.
Because of whistleblowers like Shapley, Miranda Devine, who broke the Hunter laptop story at the NEW YORK POST, is optimistic that the truth will come out about Biden family corruption.
Speaking of corruption, DOJ prosecutor Jay Bratt, who according to attorney Stanley Woodward tried to bribe him to get his client, Walt Naut, to testify against Trump, is busted again, this time for redacting from court documents all references to President Trump cooperating with subpoenas. In the words of investigative reporter Paul Sperry: “In another sign the Mar-A-Lago raid was political, the DOJ prosecutor who authorized it --- DNC donor and Russiagate alum Jay Bratt --- blacked out every reference to Trump cooperating with subpoenas from the publicly released search warrant affidavit, new court docs reveal.” Can you say “hiding exculpatory evidence”?
The finally-unsealed evidence showing all instances of Trump’s cooperation is here…
Also, thanks to a former FBI official and reporter Jerry Dunleavy at the WASHINGTON EXAMINER, we now have a behind-the-scenes report on how the FBI handled the Chinese “spy dramas” involving California Rep. Eric Swalwell and Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Feinstein’s longtime chauffeur, Russell Lowe, and Swalwell’s shall-we-say close lady friend, Christine Fang or “Fang Fang,” were both believed to be tied to the Chinese Ministry of State Security as intelligence agents (SPIES).
According to Dunleavy, “the FBI essentially torpedoed the investigations in the two cases when they chose to give Feinstein and Swalwell defensive briefings because they were both on intel committees.” (Since then, the GOP wisely dropped Swalwell from the House Intel Committee. They also dropped another California legislator, Adam Schiff, over his repeated lying.)
It’s hard to be shocked by anything these days, but the behavior of the FBI in investigating these two cases should shock anyone. It’s a must-read story.
REVOLVER NEWS brings the latest story from the great J6 reporter Julie Kelly illustrating just how interconnected the spider web is in Washington, DC. You’re familiar with U.S. Attorney Matthew Graves, who apparently refused to let Delaware U.S. Attorney David Weiss bring charges against Hunter Biden in his district of DC. Graves is also the one who continues to hunt down January 6 protesters and up-charge them with seditious conspiracy to put them in prison perhaps for life. (The news concerning FBI infiltration into pro-Trump groups continues to grow and is a story unto itself.) Kelly reports that Graves’ wife, Fatima Goss Graves, is a highly influential left-wing activist, CNN contributor (also appearing on MSNBC and NPR) and Ford Foundation fellow who runs a $100 million progressive nonprofit called the National Women’s Law Center.
This sort of professional/political marriage would be par for the course in Washington DC, but Ms. Goss Graves is also tied in very tightly with the White House while her husband deals with court cases involving Trump, the Bidens and January 6. According to White House visitor logs, she has visited there 28 times since the start of Biden’s presidency. (Prior to Biden’s appointment of her husband to U.S. attorney in November 2021, she had been there only three times.)
March 2022 was a big month; she visited the White House five times. This was the same month that, according to IRS whistleblower Shapley, her husband declined to hear those criminal charges against Hunter Biden in his DC court. Does anyone not see something wrong with this picture?
Some of the events she --- and sometimes her husband --- attended were star-studded special occasions. She was there in September 2022 for a White House concert by Sir Elton John. But she also attended an event hosted by President Biden for 169 people to commemorate the second anniversary of the January 6 protest at the Capitol, during which Biden, speaking to the group, perpetuated the lie that law enforcement personnel “gave their lives” during this “insurrection” as protesters attempted “to overthrow the will of the people.”
So, we have the wife of the lead prosecutor handling all the January 6 cases --- supposedly an “independent” attorney --- attending what amounted to a political stunt tied to that investigation. This is just a little more of the tip of that DC iceberg showing. Slowly, slowly, we’re getting an idea of just how big and dangerous it is.
Here’s Kelly’s full report on Substack. She suggests that a House committee call Matthew Graves in for a transcribed interview and offers some great questions to ask him.
While we’re on this subject, Matt Vespa at TOWNHALL has an excellent opinion piece on Attorney General Merrick Garland’s apparent lying to Congress about just how much authority Weiss had to bring charges against Hunter in other districts.
It will take more digging to determine the larger significance of the connection between Graves’ wife and the White House. In the meantime, here’s Julie Kelly talking with Chris Farrell, director of investigations and research for Judicial Watch, about what she has found. This is not to be missed…
RELATED: On a more positive note, in case you missed the story last week about the preliminary injunction from U.S. District Court Judge Terry Doughty of Louisiana in Missouri v. Biden barring the White House and a group of federal agencies from collaborating with social media to “suppress, censor or otherwise subvert” the expression of political opinions, read Roger Kimball’s opinion piece at AMERICAN GREATNESS. Let’s hope the tide is turning on this vital issue.
And in a thought-provoking opinion piece for THE FEDERALIST, Elle Purnell looks at the label of “misinformation” in an age when truth as an ideal doesn’t seem to exist. Highly recommended.
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