Amazon Blocks Ad for Book Investigating Black Lives Matter

September 16 2021
Good morning from Washington, where Democrats pack a $3.5 trillion spending bill with wasteful programs that Americans don’t need. John Goodman breaks it down. Amazon torpedoes advertising for a Heritage Foundation scholar’s book exposing Black Lives Matter. Don’t miss Fred Lucas’ report. On the podcast, learn about a group that keeps an eye on President Biden’s major nominees. Plus: the FCC takes a dive on Hunter Biden, an ethics complaint greets AOC at the Met, and the president turns his back on women. On this date in 2013, a contractor goes on a rampage at the Navy Yard in the nation’s capital, killing 12 with a sawed-off shotgun before police fatally shoot him.

NEWS
Amazon Blocks Ad for Book Investigating Black Lives Matter
By Fred Lucas
Amazon this week blocked an advertisement for a new book on Black Lives Matter leaders, claiming content that “revolves around controversial or highly debated social topics is not permitted.”
COMMENTARY
Election Panel’s Giving Twitter a Pass on Hunter Biden Laptop Cover-up Is a Travesty
By Tim Murtaugh
The Federal Election Commission has cleared Twitter of violating any election laws by censoring a New York Post story about Hunter Biden’s notorious laptop less than three weeks before the 2020 election.
COMMENTARY
Cradle to Grave Waste Fills Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan
By John Goodman
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget estimates the bill’s true spending isn’t $3.5 trillion as touted, but at least $5 trillion.
NEWS
Ocasio-Cortez’s Attendance at Lavish Met Gala Draws Ethics Complaint
By Andrew Kerr
Critics of the Democratic congresswoman lambasted her on social media for attending the lavish event wearing a dress with the slogan “tax the rich.”
COMMENTARY
After Biden Abandons Afghan Women, His ‘Women’s Rights’ Rhetoric Rings Hollow
By Arielle Del Turco
In a bold act of defiance against the Taliban, hundreds of Afghan women took to the streets of Kabul, demanding that the Taliban respect their rights. In response, Taliban fighters beat them.
ANALYSIS
Putting a Spotlight on Biden's Problematic Nominees for Government Posts
By Douglas Blair
As debate rages in Congress over spending packages and election reform bills, Senate confirmations for President Biden’s executive branch nominees continue to move forward.
ANALYSIS
Ocasio-Cortez’s Met Gala Fashion Statement Is Reminder to Stand Against Socialism
By Virginia Allen
On today’s episode of “Problematic Women,” we break down why Ocasio-Cortez’s fashion choice is concerning, and why taxing the rich won’t actually help the poor.
COMMENTARY
ICYMI: Smear Campaign Against Larry Elder Reveals Fraud by California’s Woke Media
By Jarrett Stepman
Elder, who would have become California’s first black governor had he won, was smeared by the media at the behest of the left in the most absurd and offensive ways.