Thursday, August 4, 2022

Alys Davies / BBC News 

Taiwan has accused China of imitating North Korea by firing missiles into the sea around the island.

China launched 11 ballistic missiles into waters around Taiwan's north-east and south-west coasts, Taiwan said.

The launches, just miles from the coast, followed US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan on Wednesday.

North Korea - a strong ally of China's - has been accused of igniting tensions in the region by repeatedly launching missile tests in recent mont

China sees Taiwan as a break-away province that will eventually be brought under its control - by force if necessary. The US, for its part, does not officially recognise Taiwan. It does, however, maintain a strong relationship with the island - which includes selling weapons for Taiwan to defend itself. Ms Pelosi's visit to the island therefore fuelled tensions, with China accusing the US of behaving irresponsibly. Read more here.

Biden White House Press Secretary: Overturning Roe Was Unconstitutional 
Matt Vespa – TownhallTipshaeet

She is abysmal at her job. Biden White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre is a historic hire; therefore, she has ironclad job security. She can’t be fired, so we need to endure these braindead lectures from a White House whose agenda is just as defective. Jean-Pierre decided to hurl this zinger at the Supreme Court, declaring their decision to overturn Roe unconstitutional.

The body that decides what’s constitutional or not is guilty of being unconstitutional. KJP is the last person who needs to be weighing in on the abortion issue. The decision has been rendered. Roe is over. Get over it. There’s also nothing in the Constitution about abortion. There is no constitutional right to an abortion. Roe v. Wade was a shoddy legal argument. This issue returns to the legislative process, where it can be legally decided. A law can be passed to permit abortion, and there could be one that bans it. It will take years, but now Democrats need to defend their extremist position that…Read more here.