Across the U.S., COVID-19 relief money is helping subsidize growing numbers of big-city schools with small numbers of students. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Dems have destroyed the public school system.
Diplomats say the American brand has been tarnished as former President Trump teases a political comeback and President Biden struggles domestically. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden has damaged the America we all love.
Taiwanese people are used to threats of force by China, and urge the House Speaker to visit. But it's a crisis not of their making. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden looks weak and his shame will be seen with the amount he, his son and brother have been paid by China.


The number of New York City murders, shootings and gun-violence victims in July saw double-digit percentage bumps compared to roughly the same month last year, new statistics show. New York Post
VOA VIEW: NYC is a big loss to the nation.
“To kill Americans and their allies — civilian and military — is an individual duty for every Muslim who can do it in every country in which it is possible to do it,” al-Zawahiri wrote in a 1998 manifesto. New York Post
A White House official admitted the $739 billion Democratic spending plan dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act will barely affect prices over the next decade. New York Post
VOA VIEW: It is a ploy to get more for Dems wasteful causes.
The White House’s favorite experts, Moody Analytics, read the bill as lowering the Consumer Price Index by a third of a percentage point — by 2031. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Sad, if the Dems pass the bill.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime China hawk, has not confirmed that she plans to visit Taiwan, but all indications suggest that she will make a stop on the self-governing island without prior announcement. New York Times
VOA VIEW: China will turn the world around if it takes any action against Pelosi or Taiwan.
The conflict in Ukraine and tensions over North Korea and Iran have lifted the threat of nuclear disaster to a level not seen since the Cold War. New York Times
VOA VIEW: There are dangerous times.


A Supreme Court decision set a standard for how lower courts will judge gun laws. That's left uncertainty about what the Second Amendment allows.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: The Second Amendment must stand.
The evidence is overwhelming against having a patchwork legal system where some states promote the sale of marijuana and others still criminalize it.      USA Today
The Treasury Department is seeking to borrow $444 billion in the current quarter through September as the Federal Reserve tightens its portfolio. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: More Dem waste.
Senate Democrats on Monday began what they hope is a final week of work to force through President Biden's priority climate and tax package along party lines in the 50-50 Senate. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Hopefully, at least one Dem will vote against the deal.

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Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday is looking to settle the score with three of the ten House Republicans who voted to impeach him for inciting the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Time will tell and send a lesson.
Staff at Louisiana's abortion clinics spent Monday calling patients to cancel procedures and direct them to resources in other states as Louisiana's near total abortion ban is once-again in effect. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: In, out and in again - what's next?
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is providing $2.8 billion in fresh funding for homeless services organizations across the country. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Another slush fund.


The first man to stand trial for his role in last year's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol will be sentenced on Monday in federal court in Washington, D.C. ABC
VOA VIEW: The charges are too high for the alleged offense.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is challenging a subpoena to testify before a special grand jury investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and others broke any laws when they tried to overturn Joe Biden’s win in Georgia ABC
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing new regulations that would force food processors to reduce the amount of salmonella bacteria found in some raw chicken products or risk shutdowns ABC
VOA VIEW: As they should and expected.
No injuries or deaths related to the products have been reported, the company said. CBS
Since Russia invaded Ukraine in late February, Ukrainians have arrived in the U.S. on visas, under a private sponsorship program and even through the U.S.-Mexico border. CBS
VOA VIEW: How many are terrorists?

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The U.S. Department of Education is expected to lose $197 billion from federal student loans made over the last 25 years. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Free money is a joke covered by the word loan.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 promises to raise $739 billion in revenue by setting a minimum corporate tax rate and changing Medicare drug pricing. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Machin should make a reversal of his reversal.
With pay hikes set to kick in at Starbucks cafes around the U.S., labor organizers are asking the coffee giant to extend the benefits to unionized stores as well without going through the bargaining process. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The unions should take their own chances.

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As experts debate whether or not the U.S. is already in a recession, many Americans are bracing themselves for a downturn. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A recession caused by Biden's stupidity will hurt all.
With no break in sight for rising prices, even wealthier Americans are feeling financially strained. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The madness is hitting all.
Prime members in select cities can now get items from GNC and apparel brands PacSun, Diesel and Superdry delivered to their doorstep in a few hours. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The cost and inefficiency will prove high.
As experts debate whether or not the U.S. is already in a recession, many Americans are bracing themselves for a downturn. CNBC
Americans are hesitant to put money into a choppy stock market. But younger investors would be wise to buy stocks when they go on sale, experts say. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The is no time for medium income Americans to invest in any stocks.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., spoke about the Inflation Reduction Act on multiple talk shows and repeatedly failed to answer questions about midterm elections. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Manchin would be wise to backout.
President Joe Biden's administration on Monday issued sanctions targeting companies based in the United Arab Emirates, China and Singapore for helping ship Iranian oil to east Asia. UPI
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said Russia has engaged in "saber-rattling" over Ukraine during a speech at the United Nations' monthlong nuclear treaty conference. UPI
VOA VIEW: Russia is digging a bigger hole.
The Indiana Senate passed a bill Saturday that would ban nearly all abortions in the state after days of contentious testimony from the public in which both pro-abortion and anti-abortion advocates said it was "flawed." UPI
VOA VIEW: Interesting!
Vice President Kamala Harris will be in South Florida on Monday to announce more than $1 billion in federal funding to improve infrastructure nationwide to make it more resilient to excessive heat and climate change. UPI
VOA VIEW: Harris is an overwhelming idiot.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is designating monkeypox -- an infectious viral disease that's been showing up around the world recently -- as a nationally notifiable condition on Monday. UPI
VOA VIEW: As they should.
For the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine over five months ago, a commercial ship loaded with grain has left Ukraine's southwestern port city of Odessa, officials said Monday. UPI
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday urged China to state it is against Russia's war in Ukraine and to aide in ending the conflict. UPI
VOA VIEW: A waste of time.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began her official visit to Asia on Monday with her arrival in Singapore. She is reportedly planning to visit Taiwan on Tuesday amid repeated warnings from China to stay away. UPI
VOA VIEW: Pelosi has to go in Taiwan.

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