Daily Red Alert - 6/30/22
“Rainbow washing by corporations during June's Pride Month celebrations continues to be a problem that needs to be addressed, says one of Peloton's top instructors.”
"We have this conversation all the time about 'rainbow washing'... some corporations continue to do this. Others truly put their money where their mouth is," said Peloton (PTON) instructor Matty Maggiacomo on Yahoo's "Let's Glow" series.”
“Colorado is the 10th-friendliest state for LGBTQ-owned businesses and workers, according to a report published this Pride month.” “What's happening: Out Leadership's State LGBTQ+ Business Climate Index gave Colorado a score of 86.33 — the same tally earned last year.” “Why it matters: Companies in regions that are openly hostile to LGBTQ+ rights could have trouble attracting employees, especially at a time when there's heightened competition for talent among employers.” ‘I’m Going To Do Everything In My Power’: Biden Calls To Suspend The Filibuster And Nationalize Abortion Law - The Daily Wire
“President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that he would support nixing the filibuster to pass nationwide abortion laws through the Senate.” “We have to codify Roe v. Wade in the law, and the way to do that is to make sure the Congress votes to do that,” Biden said at a news conference in Europe. “And if the filibuster gets in the way, it’s like voting rights, we provide an exception for this, or an exception to the filibuster for this action.”
US likely in the 'front-end of a recession': Larry Kudlow - Fox Business “FOX Business host Larry Kudlow, the former director of the National Economic Council in the Trump administration, argued that the United States is "probably on the front-end of a recession."
US Blacklists 5 Chinese Companies for Allegedly Aiding Russian Army - Epoch Times “The Biden administration on June 28 added five Chinese companies to its economic blacklist for allegedly supporting Russia’s military and defense industrial base, blocking them from U.S. technology.” Whitmer: Restricting Abortion ‘Only Compounds the Pain’ from Inflation - Breitbart
“During a portion of an interview with CNN aired on Wednesday’s broadcast of “OutFront,” Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) responded to a question on whether abortion will overtake issues like inflation that have hurt Democrats in the minds of voters and help Democrats in the 2022 elections by acknowledging that inflation has harmed people, but that when “you take away someone’s ability to make their healthcare decision. That only compounds the pain that families are going to feel.” Brutal First Half of '22 on Track to Shave $8 Trillion off S&P 500 - NewsMax
“Steep losses in stocks and bonds, dizzying market swings and a Federal Reserve intent on curbing the worst inflation in more than forty years have been among the hallmarks of U.S. markets in the first half of 2022.”
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A Maverick Moment 6-29-22 - The Buff Show “Dan Albert - The Albert Plan - Restoring Election Integrity. Also, Andrew Crapuchettes from Red Balloon discusses the hit Movie Top Gun Maverick and Moms for Liberty Wednesday with Washington County AR chapter chair Ginny Lauren Dowden”
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