The media has made a fascinating pivot extremely quickly.
Getting Americans back to work. Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale has long been an example of how private businesses can positively impact a community. This new initiative is really worth highlighting. Watch!
Defunding the police is a dangerous policy that will harm the communities who are hurting the most right now.
George Floyd’s death was a clear injustice. We can all agree on that.
There was no grey area here. It was a relentless assault against a man who was handcuffed, until he died. One officer did it, but others let him do it. There must be justice for that. I’m glad to see that all of the officers in this incident have been charged, which I called for last week. Click here to watch my take on the recent events.
There is also a clear injustice taking place in cities across the country, where violent criminals are taking advantage of this tragedy to loot and destroy property. Let me be very clear about this distinction: Peaceful protestors seek justice for the death of George Floyd and healing for their community. Violent rioters seek only destruction and disorder.
There are countless stories of small business owners – already suffering from the economic lockdowns – losing everything in fires intentionally set to their businesses. Click here to read just one example.
The bottom line is that while many want to further divide us, there are things upon which we can all agree:
- George Floyd should still be alive and those responsible for his killing must face consequences.
- Police brutality is real and we must take steps to root it out of all law enforcement bodies wherever it exists.
- The riots and criminal activity that we’ve seen are unacceptable and harm the very communities who are hurting most right now.
These truths should unite us as we move forward TOGETHER as a country.
This isn’t the typical graduation for 2020 seniors this year, so I wanted to give graduating students a commencement speech that matched the moment.
In my latest oped for The Wall Street Journal, I ask the question: Why do Democrats want to keep us shutdown and Republicans want us free to reopen?
The answer is part politics, part psychology.
The partisan push for nationalized mail-in ballots is not based on logical thinking.
Is the narrative about the Administration’s handling of COVID-19 accurate? I debate it with Bill Maher. Watch here.
My recent op-ed in the Houston Chronicle, where I write about the need to go back on offense against coronavirus.