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Former Defense leaders decry ‘extremely adverse’ political climate

They specifically cited political polarization caused by the disruption of the peaceful transition of power after former President Donald Trump lost.

Report: Panic on Set at CNN HQ as ‘Terrified’ Staffers

As we previously reported, all hell has broken loose at CNN HQ as new head honcho Chris Licht appears to be making good on his promise and that of other…

John Fetterman’s Bad Health Becomes a Bigger Issue

As RedState reported previously, Democrat senatorial candidate John Fetterman pulled out of the first debate that was set to be held in Pittsburgh. The excuse provided was that Mehmet Oz,…

Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding voters he’s a Republican ahead

Hegar, who is running for his third term as Texas comptroller of public accounts, has made increasingly provocative moves in recent weeks, challenging financial companies he says are anti-oil and gas and threatening budget sanctions against Harris County over police funding.

Not so fast: Greg Abbott, Texas Republicans face a complex

Both Gov. Greg Abbott and Beto O'Rourke hope to define the election on issues viewed as favorable to their own parties.

Biden Has a Labor Day Festival of Fail With Remarks

Joe Biden keeps digging himself and his fellow Democrats a big hole with his continuing attacks on millions of Americans who support America being great. I get that’s a tough…

Who’s the Fascist? While Trump Seeks Less Government Power, It’s

As embattled Joe Biden, his White House press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre — who makes Jen Psaki look like Dana Perino — and even Democrat National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison continue…

CNN Is Making All the Right People Upset by Attempting

Lately, CNN anchors and correspondents have been tweeting their real opinion about Joe Biden, Hunter, and the Biden administration; however, many people seem upset about the direction that CNN is…

‘Lowly personal attacks’ Gov. Abbott responds to Chicago mayor’s

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a statement expressing frustration with Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to send migrants to sanctuary cities across the country. AUSTIN, Texas — As Texas continues to…

Long-Lost Brothers to Be Reunited After 77 Years and 10,000

A pair of long-lost brothers who were separated as children in 1945 are to be reunited for the first time after 77 years apart. Ted Nobbs, 83, and his brother Geoff, 79, have spent more than seven decades 10,000 miles apart after their family was divided up at the end of the Second World War. The post Long-Lost Brothers to

Ordinary Plastic Turned into Diamonds Via Laser Beam in the

A thin film of plastic was, for the first time ever, turned into tiny diamonds in the blink of an eye after being shot at with a laser beam. Synthetic diamonds are valuable for their hardness and are used to make high-quality cutting and polishing tools, but equally so for their thermal conductivity, and electrical The post Ordinary Plastic Turned

Unearthed Clip Completely Exposes Top January 6th Committee Member

It’s hard to pick the most grating member of the January 6th committee. I think for pure hysterical unseriousness, you’d have to go with Adam Kinzinger. He’s so bad that…

‘Joe’s on the Comeback Trail’ Narrative Takes Serious Hit in

If one listens to mainstream media and Democrat narratives, President Joe Biden is on a comeback of sorts after several successive months of plummeting poll numbers and the rampant Democrat…

BREAKING: Judge Grants Trump Request for Special Master After Mar-a-Lago

A Florida judge has granted former President Donald Trump’s request for a special master to oversee the document review of the materials seized in the August raid of Mar-a-Lago, multiple…

Bridgestone Tire Gets Rubber from Desert Guayule Plant Which Doesn’t

Bridgestone has invested $100 million into farming a desert-dwelling herb to replace the rubber tree for rubber production. Guayule (Why-OO-lee) produces rubber as a form of protection, and owing to its Chihuahuan Desert heritage, doesn’t need any irrigation. Guayule comes from the Asteraceae family, which includes species like chamomile, daisy, asters, marigold, and chicory. It The post Bridgestone Tire Gets

Giant Bronze Mythical Beast Found at Famous Chinese Archeological Site—LOOK

In one of China’s richest and grandest archeological sites, a very large statue of a mythical beast cast in bronze has been found. The site at Sanxingdui, or Three Star Mound, has yielded hundred of bronze statues which some archeologists have described as more impressive than the Terracotta Army, and this latest find contributes aspects The post Giant Bronze Mythical

High-poverty schools struggle to earn Texas’ highest rating. Some in

The Texas Education Agency has dismissed the notion that the accountability ratings are a poverty rating. As evidence, they point to districts like those in the Rio Grande Valley, which have achieved high marks while serving a high number of economically disadvantaged students.

Bed Bath and Beyond CFO Leaps 18 Floors to His

In an apparent suicide, Bed Bath & Beyond Chief Financial Officer Gustavo Arnal fell to his death from the 18th floor of the iconic high-rise building known as the Jenga…

Thank God the U.S. Is Not a Democracy

How many times have we heard Joe Biden and congressional Democrats hyperbolically whine about a threat to “our Democracy,” 99 times out of 100 in reference to Donald Trump and…

Greg Abbott to launch television ad targeting Beto O’Rourke over

The ad is based on O'Rourke's 2020 comments that he appreciates protesters bringing up defunding certain line items "that have overmilitarized our police." But at recent town hall meetings, O'Rourke has said he does not support defunding the police.

Canadian police: 10 dead, 15 injured from stabbings

Police say some of the victims appear to have been targeted by the suspects but others appear to have been attacked at random. REGINA, Saskatchewan — A series of stabbings…

ABC News Is Now Asking Uncomfortable Questions About Biden, Shady

During this primary election cycle, a deceptive ploy by Democrats to get their candidates an easier ride into office has emerged-funneling campaign ad dollars into efforts to get the opponent…

WH Goes Into Full Gaslighting Mode When Asked if Joe

As we reported, Joe Biden’s speech was so over the edge that it even prompted criticism from CNN. Although to be fair, they also softened the red lighting on the…

Biden’s America: 52K Illegal Aliens Entered US in Just One

Regardless of Joe Biden’s many other self-created crises, tanking approval ratings, and multiple Democrat lawmakers now distancing themselves from the guy and his failed presidency, the Biden Border Crisis(TM) continues.…

Getting Plants ‘Drunk’ Insulates them Against Drought, According to New

Main crop plants thrived when their soil was soaked in ethanol alcohols even after two weeks without water, report scientists. Climate change may be affecting production of corn and wheat by 2030, and scientists believe the solution is learn more about plants’ biology to find inbuilt resiliencies. Genetically modifying plants so that their stomata—the pores The post Getting Plants ‘Drunk’

World’s First 100% Hydrogen-Powered Trains Now Running Regional Service in

A regional train operator in Germany is becoming the first company to utilize 100% hydrogen fuel cell trains on their lines. But if almost all train travel is electric now, and even those few diesel trains that still operate produce a mere third of the CO2 per passenger as a car, what’s the need for The post World’s First 100%

Friends Saved Over a Million Gallons of Paint From Landfill

Meet the friends who have saved more than 1.05 million gallons of paint from landfills by rescuing used cans—refilling and remixing them to give each one a new lease of life. Cat Hyde and Kate Moree had the passion and drive to make a difference by repurposing waste material, while making money at the same The post Friends Saved Over

U.S. to Plug More than 10,000 Abandoned Carbon-Emitting Oil and

A new program under President Biden’s infrastructure bill is set to plug up more than 10,000 wells of oil and natural gas that have since been abandoned. Once sources of energy, these derelict wells now act merely as exhaust pipes that emit methane from the basins into which they were drilled, increasing America’s emissions with The post U.S. to Plug

Pecan farmers get caught in power vacuum on Texas border

Abbott, who is seeking a third term, launched his multibillion-dollar “Operation Lone Star” last year, creating an overwhelming presence on the border. EAGLE PASS, Texas — A Texas pecan farm…

Trump Rallies in Pennsylvania, Hits ‘Enemy of the State’ Joe

Donald Trump held a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday evening in front of what looked to be a packed house. The rally was ostensibly held to support the senatorial and…

Texas football player dies from head injury suffered in game

DALHART, Texas – A Texas high school football player has died after suffering a head injury during a game Thursday night. The teen played for Dalhart High School and was…

Humble Leaders Inspire Greater Cooperation Among Teachers – and Workers

Leaders of teacher groups who were thought of as humble helped improve professionalism and collaboration among team members, new research has shown. In the study done in China, groups of teachers were more willing to share their knowledge and expertise when they rated the leader of their meeting group as being higher in humility. The reason The post Humble Leaders Inspire

Cover-Up: Biden Treasury Makes Move to Stop GOP From Getting

The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee Rep. James Comer (R-KY) has been trying for months to get the Suspicious Activity Reports — anti-money laundering reports that flag suspicious…

Authorities report nine drowning victims after deadly Rio Grande crossing

On Saturday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed that nine migrants had died while trying to cross the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass.

Dan Rather Makes a Donkey’s Derriere out of Himself After

Washed-up media activist Dan Rather has once again revealed why nobody takes him seriously. Shortly after CNN canned former media activist John Harwood after he posted a tweet lauding President…

These Barbecue Foods Have Officially Gained ‘God Tier’ Status, Says

A new survey of 2,000 Americans revealed the nation’s favorite and least favorite barbecue foods—and tradition ruled the day. Burgers, hot dogs, and chicken wings have been given the official “God tier” status according to BBQ fans – proving the classics have withstood the test of time, despite the rise of alternative menus across America. The post These Barbecue Foods

White House Bans Paywalls on Any Publication Containing Taxpayer-Funded Research

The White House ruled this week that scientific research which is taxpayer-supported must be available to the American public at no cost—addressing the expensive paywalls that block online viewing of studies in many journals. The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) delivered guidance for agencies to update their public access policies as soon as The post White House Bans

College Football, Week 1 Match-ups: And So It Begins

College football is back. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and a new season with a lot of coaching and player shakeups make for an interesting season. Couple…

Brightest Jupiter in 70 Years Appears in the East Two

Stargazing typically demands that people pry themselves out of bed at 4:30 AM, as the conditions tend to be better. But in this period anyone can witness a once in 70-year phenomenon merely two hours after sunset. Jupiter, the solar system’s largest planet, is now the brightest light in the eastern night sky by a The post Brightest Jupiter in

Your Inspired Weekly Horoscope From Rob Brezsny: A ‘Free Will

Our partner Rob Brezsny provides his weekly wisdom to enlighten our thinking and motivate our mood. Rob’s Free Will Astrology, is a syndicated weekly column appearing in over a hundred publications. He is also the author of Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia: How All of Creation Is Conspiring To Shower You with Blessings. (A free The post Your Inspired Weekly

WH Definition of ‘Extremist’ Is Unhinged as Are Their Imaginary

We’ve been seeing some radical things coming out of the White House. We saw Joe Biden’s extreme and despicable speech about MAGA people on Thursday. While he desperately tried to…

Eight migrants dead after dozens swept downriver along Rio Grande

Federal officials said the drownings occurred Thursday morning after a large group attempted to cross the Rio Grande, whose currents were running swiftly after several days of rain.

VA will offer limited abortion services to veterans, even in

It is the first time abortion services and abortion counseling will be offered by the VA. WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Friday it will provide abortion access…

Audubon Society Enjoys Huge “Tern-Around” in the Tern and Puffin

50 years worth of conserving the tern and puffin populations in Maine has created a stable colony of thousands of breeding birds. Located on Petit Manan and other small islands off the coast, the birds have absorbed the worst of climate change during the 2000s, and are returning just as before to large numbers of The post Audubon Society Enjoys

Machine Just Turned Martian Atmosphere Into Pure Oxygen Just Like

A small device brought recently to Mars just created breathable oxygen out of the Red Planet’s carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere. While the Perseverance Rover’s search for life has capitalized most of the headlines, additional equipment brought along like “Moxie” (Mars oxygen in-situ resource utilization experiment) and the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, have both been totally successful. Sustaining The post Machine Just Turned

Hilarious Scarecrow Competition Attracts Thousands to Village – LOOK

Thousands of people flocked to a little English village to see homeowners decorate their properties with comical creations as part of an annual scarecrow competition. Resident have been turning heads with their weird and wacky scarecrows placed outside their homes in Brinklow, Warwickshire. More than 80 incredible displays have been erected throughout the picturesque village, The post Hilarious Scarecrow Competition

Beto O’Rourke confronts a formidable GOP firewall as he woos

Despite its dwindling population, rural Texas has consistently helped protect GOP dominance in statewide races, even as Democratic support grows in the state's populous metro centers and suburbs.

Gov. Greg Abbott’s migrant busing program is what asylum advocates

Texas' migrant buses were meant to send a message about immigration and antagonize Democrats. But the program is also helping migrants get across the U.S. for free.

Texas’ oil and gas industry will produce “massive amount” of

Oil and gas companies produce 3.8 billion barrels of wastewater per year in the arid Permian Basin. A state consortium is trying to figure out whether it can be reused.

A Tribute to Mikhail Gorbachev – The Man Who Ended

Credited with peacefully bringing about the end of the Cold War, former Soviet President Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev has died at age 91 after a long illness. Trying to imagine an alternative history of humanity without Mikhail Gorbachev is almost scary. That’s because without Gorbachev, the Cold War would very likely have escalated into more dangerous The post A Tribute to

Democrats Champ at the Bit for Trump Indictment, but DOJ

Despite wishful thinking by Democrats, the DOJ is likely to wait after the November midterms to announce any charges against Donald Trump if it determines he broke laws, according to…

USDA Announces September 2022 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for September 2022, which are effective Sept. 1, 2022. USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to help agricultural producers start or expand their farming operation, purchase equipment and storage structures or meet cash flow needs.

Medicaid expansion may reduce emergency department visits for non-emergencies

Hospital emergency departments (EDs) provide lifesaving care for millions of people each year. However, around one-third of ED visits are for conditions that are not emergencies or for conditions that are preventable. Research has found that a lack of health insurance coverage plays a role in whether a person seeks ED care, and the expansions The post Medicaid expansion may reduce

Man Organizes Redo of School Football Match After 50 Years

An Englishman has organized a replay of a school football match after 50 years of feeling guilty for scoring ‘foul’ goal. Graeme Jones admitted to shoving a goalkeeper who had the ball in his hands, “ten yards” over the goal line in the dying seconds of a match to earn a “dubious” draw in September, The post Man Organizes Redo

Texas’ housing market shows signs of cooling down after the

Texas had more houses on the market in July than any time since late 2020 as home sales declined in the state's major metros. Sellers have had to cut prices to entice buyers.

100 Weeks of Tailgates as Texas Tech’s Season is set

In this week's episode we are National Champions and Texas Tech Football season is finally here! We discuss the depth chart, make a few predictions, and get ready for Murray State (3:41). Also, with Texas Tech Football season being back means the return of Shot Bets (41:15). We make our first pick of the season and get ready to crash

Canada Schoolteacher Finds Fossil that May Be 300 Million Years

A discovery which paleontologists are calling the find of a lifetime was recently turned up by a school teacher in Canada. It could be 300 million years old, and is probably at least a prehistoric species new to science, and at most a “once-in-100-years” find that could go so far as to rewrite the fossil The post Canada Schoolteacher Finds

New Yorkers With Pot Convictions Will Now Be the First

American criminal records are filled with non-violent cannabis possession charges, but in New York, that could soon go from being an employment hinderance to a lucrative employment opportunity. New Yorkers with past cannabis conviction charges will be the first to have the opportunity to obtain a Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary licenses. Once the center of The post New Yorkers With

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office calls Gov. Greg Abbott’s migrant

Abbott late Wednesday announced Chicago would be a new destination for migrants bused from Texas in his strategy to draw attention to the influx of people at the southern border. Chicago leadership welcomed the migrants "with dignity and respect."

Report Shows Taliban Got $7 Billion in Military Equipment as

As President Joe Biden prepares for his demoralizing prime-time Thursday lecture about “how awful we are,” as my RedState colleague Bob Hoge wrote about here, and after wrapping up his…

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