STAND FOR AMERICA

FREEDOM AT HOME, STRENGTH ABROAD

Founded by Ambassador Nikki Haley, Stand for America is an advocacy group promoting public policies that strengthen America’s economy, culture, and national security.

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Week of August 9th

Hong Kong protesters target airport as China takes aim at U.S. diplomat

The Washington Post - After weeks of escalating warnings alleging a covert U.S. role behind the protests in Hong Kong, the tone in Communist Party-backed media outlets is turning darkly acrimonious, with publications attacking a U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong and releasing her personal information. Read More

Miami’s Venezuelans applaud latest sanctions against government of Nicolás Maduro

Miami Herald - President Trump’s executive order imposing a tough, new sanctions on the Nicolás Maduro regime is being praised by Venezuelans in Miami, who hope it will “asphyxiate” the Venezuelan government financially and foster the long yearned for transition to democracy. Read More

Acknowledging Trump’s robust economy

The Washington Post - This week, economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin said, “Democrats are not talking about the economy, because they have nothing to say.” Read More

The Truth About Medicare for All {INFOGRAPHIC}

Stand for America - The truth about Medicare for All: every American would be forced on to government-run insurance. Over 170 million Americans would lose their private insurance. See Infographic

Week of August 2nd

Washington Post: Sanders, Warren’s Ideas Lack ‘Factual Plausibility’

The Washington Post editorial board took aim at 2020 Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Ma.) for pushing policies the editors consider implausible or wrongheaded. Read More

How China Tries To Take Its Totalitarian Social Control Tactics Global

The Federalist - Recent incidents in Australia and New Zealand are a chilling reminder of the long arms of Chinese censorship and its impact on Western institutions. Read More

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat

New York Times - Earlier this month, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) warned that a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour by 2025 could put up to 3.7Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as being part of a “propaganda arm.” Read More

Harris’s “Medicare for All” Plays Us for Suckers

National Review - In a lame attempt at triangulation, she describes her plan as permitting private insurance to co-exist alongside an all-encompassing federal single-payer entitlement. Read More

Week of July 26th

Nikki Haley Blasts UN Council for Condemning Israel’s Record on Women’s Rights

“It amazes me how the U.N. condones votes like these,” Haley tweeted. “It is a total mockery of human rights to allow Saudi Arabia, Iran, Pakistan, and Yemen to name Israel as the world’s only violator of women’s rights.” Read More

Labor charge alleges Sanders campaign management retaliated against union activities

An anonymous unfair labor practice charge against Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) 2020 presidential campaign alleges that at least three staffers were fired from the team for their involvement in organizing and labor activities, according to a redacted copy of the charge obtained by Bloomberg Law. Read More

Rashida Tlaib Calls For $20 Federal Minimum Wage

Earlier this month, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) warned that a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour by 2025 could put up to 3.7 million Americans out of work. The damning report, however, did not deter radical Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) from calling for an even higher — and therefore more damaging — federal minimum wage of $20 per hour. Read More

Iran seizes two British tankers and makes a huge mistake

There will be furious embarrassment in the British government this evening over Iran's seizure of two British oil tankers today. One of those tankers is British-flagged, and the other is British-owned. Read More

I Went to a Socialism Conference. Here Are My 6 Observations

The 2019 Socialism Conference, which had the tag line “No Borders, No Bosses, No Binaries,” contained a cross-section of the most pertinent hard-left thought in America. Read More

Week of July 19th

How to Confront an Advancing Threat From China

To counter Chinese threats to U.S. vital interests, the United States must mount not just a "whole of government" response but a "whole of nation" response. Read More

FaceApp challenge: Privacy experts warn over using Russian ‘ageing’ app

The viral FaceApp challenge has seen 80 million internet users worldwide ‘artificially age’ their faces in smartphone images using an AI-powered app. Read More

Sanders: Medicare for All Will Cost $40 Trillion Over 10 Years

"Sanders has previously said he would raise taxes, including for the middle class, that people would be happy to pay more taxes under his healthcare plan, and that "there will be pain" in a transition to a single-payer system." Read More

Network of Chinese Concentration Camps for Uighurs Uncovered

Open source project finds 124 camps where Uighurs forcibly 'reeducated'. Read More

I Went to a Socialism Conference. Here Are My 6 Observations

The 2019 Socialism Conference, which had the tag line “No Borders, No Bosses, No Binaries,” contained a cross-section of the most pertinent hard-left thought in America. Read More

Week of July 11th

The Totally, Utterly Irrefutable Case Against Socialism

The experts examine socialism in its many guises, beginning with Charles Cooke’s blunt assessment that socialism is not and never can be “democratic.” Read More

VIDEO: Countries accepting US aid, but voting against America

Nikki Haley and her team put together a book in order to identify those countries that would happily take foreign aid from the U.S., but then turn around and vote against America. Read More

California Gov. signs legislation extending health care to undocumented immigrants

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-Calif.) signed a state budget into law Tuesday making California the first state in the nation to offer health coverage to some immigrants without legal status under its Medicaid program. Read More

‘Shameful’: Nikki Haley Torches Rashida Tlaib for Voting Against Border Aid Bill

Nikki Haley blasted freshman firebrand Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) as “shameful” for complaining about the ongoing border crisis after voting against an emergency aid bill. Read More

Trump responds to Iranian uranium enrichment: 'Sanctions will soon be increased'

“Iran has long been secretly ‘enriching,’ in total violation of the terrible 150 Billion Dollar deal made by John Kerry and the Obama Administration. Read More

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests

The Chinese-ruled city’s biggest crisis in decades is dead and the government work on the legislation has been a “total failure”, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam. Read More