What You Need To Know is about the fight to protect Clarence Thomas from corrupt attacks. Mark Paoletta, a respected lawyer, has rushed to Thomas’s defense and is standing firm against the corruption of the swamp. Paoletta criticized Senators Durbin and Whitehouse for their political stunt, proposing a hypocritical ethics law meant to target Thomas on the Supreme Court. Congress likes to exempt themselves from rules they impose on others! The “Drain the Swamp” movement continues to grow in the shadow of 2024 elections. Check out Mark’s amazing thread here.
Cheryl Chumley, opinion editor and commentator at The Washington Times, discusses the bias and misleading nature of the media. She advises us to find diverse sources and focus on truth-seeking. She also talks about Donald Trump’s potential legal challenges — she believes they won’t diminish his support base and may even energize it. She believes outsider candidates like Robert F. Kennedy Jr. or Tulsi Gabbard could have an impact if they ran outside of their parties. Find Cheryl’s podcast “Bold and Blunt” here.
Cynthia Hughes, founder of the Patriot Freedom Project, discusses the lack of consistent attention and support for January 6 defendants and their families. She points out the ongoing arrests and the two-tier justice system that favors wealthy individuals. While some grassroots organizations are doing great work, she expresses frustration at the lack of help from bigger foundations. Despite the challenges, Cynthia remains committed to supporting the families and defendants impacted by the events of January 6.
Wrap Up: Time to discuss the positive impact of the GI Bill for veterans, concerns about the military expanding into social services, and the corruption within the workers’ compensation system. Luke Groman posed a serious question in this tweet. There are many economic concerns living right now and we should be concerned about the potential consequences of such developments on society.