By Elizabeth A. Mitchell, The Catholic Thing - There is a social phenomenon known as the “spiral of silence.” This spiral is based upon fear, fear of being set apart or ostracized for our views, fear that causes us to remain silent instead of voicing our convictions. We remain silent out of insecurity or a mistaken belief that no one shares our viewpoint, thus enabling the “spiral” of silence... In this vacuum of silence, however, a counter-narrative takes the megaphone. The louder, bolder voice dictates the rules and the agenda.
By Sean Moran, Breitbart - Breitbart News senior contributor and Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President Peter Schweizer’s latest investigative exposé, Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win, reveals how 23 former U.S. senators and congressman have lobbied for Chinese military or intelligence-linked companies after leaving office.
By Ashley Sadler, LifeSiteNews - Former President Donald Trump voiced his support for the Canadian pro-freedom trucker convoy which descended upon Ottawa over the weekend, praising the tens of thousands of truck-drivers for “doing more to defend American freedom than our own leaders.”... During a rally in Conroe, Texas, on Saturday, the 45th president of the United States told his supporters, “We want those great Canadian truckers to know that we are with them all the way.”
By CNSNews Staff - Pope Francis... taxation “must favor the redistribution of wealth.”... “As is often said, in fact, the taxman is seen as a ‘putting their hands in their pockets’ to people. In reality, taxation is a sign of legality and justice. It must favor the redistribution of wealth, protecting the dignity of the poor and the least, who always risk being crushed by the powerful... “The tax, when it is right, is a function of the common good,” he said.