Today is June 18 and I am Dennis Michael Lynch. Below are my opinions on the stories grabbing headlines this morning. I hope you share this briefing as doing so will make you the smartest person in the room, in my opinion. And don’t forget to download the free DML App from the Google Play or Apple App Store to remain connected to me throughout the day.
1 – Biden’s ‘off-limits’ list for Russian cyberattacks criticized as ‘green light’ to target everything else
Fox News reports: President Biden’s list of 16 key infrastructure entities that are “off-limits” to Russian cyberattacks has effectively given the Russians a green light to target everything not on that list without facing serious repercussions, national security experts and senior Republicans tell Fox News.
Russian cybercriminals are believed to be behind a pair of recent cyberattacks targeting the Colonial Pipeline and meat-processing company JBS Holdings. Both companies paid multi-million dollar ransoms to regain access to their systems.
Biden told reporters Wednesday he gave President Vladimir Putin a list of 16 critical infrastructure entities that are “off limits” to a Russian cyberattack: “I talked about the proposition that certain critical infrastructure should be off limits to attack — period — by cyber or any other means. I gave them a list, if I’m not mistaken — I don’t have it in front of me — 16 specific entities; 16 defined as critical infrastructure under U.S. policy, from the energy sector to our water systems.”
“As soon as you draw red circles around things you don’t want Russia to attack, you’re both telling Russia what is most valuable to you and that they can attack anything else without serious consequence,” Rebecca Heinrichs, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, told Fox News.
“It could actually entice Russia to increase attacks against all the other entities besides those 16 things. We should be complicating Russia’s calculations not making them simpler and certainly not essentially green-lighting any kinds of attacks,” Heinrichs added.
DML: Here’s the only headline worth sharing: “The country has gone to shit.”
2 – Biden’s DHS Looks to Open Migrant Hotel in Yuma, Arizona
Breitbart reports: President Joe Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering opening a migrant hotel in Yuma, Arizona, Mayor Douglas Nicholls (R) says.
In an interview with KYMA News 11, Nicholls confirmed that DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is looking to open another one of the Biden administration’s migrant hotels — the first step in releasing border crossers and illegal aliens into the United States interior.
The migrant hotel in Yuma, Nicholls said, could be opened this month and the non-governmental organization (NGO) Endeavors would likely be given the contract by DHS to facilitate the hotel.
The migrant hotel in Yuma would be one of the many migrant hotels funded by an $86 million operation set up by the Biden administration and funded by American taxpayers.
DML: Does the hotel come with free breakfast and free internet too?
3 – Father Blasts CRT In A Passionate Speech
The Daily Caller reports: An Illinois father became furious Monday during a speech against Critical Race Theory (CRT) given at a school board meeting.
Ty Smith, a weekend radio show host, blasted CRT at a school board meeting, saying that it will lead children to hate one another and that his personal successes are proof that he is not oppressed due to his race, Faithwire reported.
“When you talk about Critical Race Theory which is pretty much going to be teaching kids how to hate each other, how to dislike each other. It’s pretty much what its all gonna come down to. You’re going to deliberately teach kids ‘this white kid right here got it better than you because he’s white’ and you’re gonna tell a white kid ‘the black people are all down and suppressed,’” Smith said. “How do I have two medical degrees if I’m sitting here oppressed?”
Watch this parent absolutely obliterate Critical Race Theory at an Illinois school board meeting:
“How do I have two medical degrees if I’m sitting here oppressed?” pic.twitter.com/gmCRJaphXt
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) June 17, 2021
DML: No WONDER that video already has 1.8 million views! Every American needs to watch that TWICE!
4 – London University to Let Non-White Students Defer Essays for ‘Racial Trauma’ Without Evidence
Breitbart reports: Goldsmiths, University of London has bowed to pressure from student activists and agreed to let “Black & PoC [People of Colour]” students defer essays on grounds of “racial trauma”, based purely on “self-certification”.
“The Uni has agreed to our Sabbs’ [sabbatical officers‘] proposal to include ‘racial trauma’ as a reason to defer essays for Black & PoC students through self-certification, not an evidence based approach,” crowed the Goldsmiths Student’ Union on social media. “This is great news and a step in the right direction. Well done to those involved in discussions!”
The proposal appears to be the brainchild of one Sara Bafo, described on the union’s website as its “Welfare and Liberation Officer”, who confirmed that the deferral process will indeed be will be “done through self-certification (moving away from providing so called evidence).”
Why white people are not covered by the policy, despite the fact that they can and have been subject to sometimes extremely brutal racially aggravated crimes and even murders in the United Kingdom, is unclear.
The Uni has agreed to our Sabbs’ proposal to include ‘racial trauma’ as a reason to defer essays for Black & PoC students through self-certification, not an evidence based approach. This is great news and a step in the right direction. Well done to those involved in discussions! pic.twitter.com/rGvvfGJX7R
— Goldsmiths SU (@GoldsmithsSU) June 17, 2021
DML: The insanity spreads across the globe.
5 – Ron DeSantis’ 3-Year-Old Son Already Shaping Up To Be A Potential Pro-Golfer
The Daily Caller reports: Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis showed off his three-year-old son’s highly impressive golf swing in a video shared Thursday.
“Three years old and already has a better swing than his old man…,” DeSantis tweeted alongside a video of Mason.
In the clip he swings at three balls and DeSantis is right. Mason might be better than most adults.
Three years old and already has a better swing than his old man… pic.twitter.com/TtVvhgWm2b
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) June 17, 2021
DML: He could probably do that on the White House lawn too!
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