What You Need to Know is why Trump is not an echo of other candidates before him. Phyllis Schlafly famously first used that phrase — a choice, not an echo — in 1964 when she blew the whistle on politicians who used different words but all offered just an echo of the broken political establishment. Love or hate his policies, Trump has proven he is an outsider to our political system. The Establishment (the echoes) are literally saying out loud that they are ready to get “back to normal” after the era of Trump. Trump is a choice, not an echo!
Todd Bensman, senior fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies, gives his perspective on the Midterm Election results and what it means for immigration. Also, we cover one of his latest articles, Legalizing Border Crossing for All: The Next Stage of Biden’s Migration Crisis. Make sure to pre-order Todd’s new book Overrun: How Joe Biden Unleashed the Greatest Border Crisis in U.S. History and check out his website — ToddBensman.com.
Adam Andrzejewski, founder of Open the Books, shares the “Waste of the Week”: US-Funded Military Research is Going to China. Also, the City of Austin Pays Much More Than Positions of Leadership at State & Federal Levels. Check out OpenTheBooks.com.
Wrap Up: Merriam-Webster’s word of the year is “gaslighting” — an indication of where we are in society. Since this is based on search results, and only those in power can gaslight, I’m left to wonder just who was the source of all these questions about gaslighting! By my estimation, the Biden-Pelosi machine alongside their Big Tech partners have earned that phrase more than anyone in our history.