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Societal Failures  

Evolving societies are always a work in progress, it is, however, most concerning, here in Summer 2023, the the societal construct of the United States of America appears to be failing, as it was a listing ship tossed about by an angry sea.

In the final days of state budget negotiations, there was a pressurized hush around the legislative complex as lawmakers feuded over the sudden addition of legalizing four casinos to the nearly $30 billion state budget.
In the final days of state budget negotiations, there was a pressurized hush around the legislative complex as lawmakers feuded over the sudden addition of legalizing four casinos to the nearly $30 billion state budget.
 
A three-time felon leaped over the bench in front of a Las Vegas judge who had just denied him probation and assaulted her, tackling her to the ground and forcing court officers to wrestle him to the ground, video shows.
A three-time felon leaped over the bench in front of a Las Vegas judge who had just denied him probation and assaulted her, tackling her to the ground and forcing court officers to wrestle him to the ground, video shows.
 
The couple whose gender reveal party caused a massive fire in El Dorado, California, back in 2020 has reached a plea agreement.
The couple whose gender reveal party caused a massive fire in El Dorado, California, back in 2020 has reached a plea agreement.
 
The federal court documents containing the names of people who were associated with the late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein were set to be unsealed on Wednesday in New York, with a few key exceptions.
The federal court documents containing the names of people who were associated with the late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein were set to be unsealed on Wednesday in New York, with a few key exceptions.
 
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said during an interview over the that he and President Joe Biden were not responsible for the illegal alien crisis that has exploded as a direct result of Biden’s open border policies.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said during an interview over the that he and President Joe Biden were not responsible for the illegal alien crisis that has exploded as a direct result of Biden’s open border policies.
 
A House panel has scheduled a meeting to prepare articles of impeachment for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over his handling of the border crisis.
A House panel has scheduled a meeting to prepare articles of impeachment for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over his handling of the border crisis.
 
Former President Donald Trump stirred controversy on Saturday as he revived a long-running critique of NATO over how much its member nations contribute financially to the alliance, alluding to his hardball negotiation tactics with other world leaders on the subject.
Former President Donald Trump stirred controversy on Saturday as he revived a long-running critique of NATO over how much its member nations contribute financially to the alliance, alluding to his hardball negotiation tactics with other world leaders on the subject.
 
Governor Mike DeWine announced the new rules this month.
 
The party's abortion messaging comes as immigration and the economy top the list of issues for many Americans
The party's abortion messaging comes as immigration and the economy top the list of issues for many Americans
 
Former President Donald Trump was fined hundreds of millions of dollars in a civil fraud trial on Friday and was banned from running his businesses in the state for three years.
Former President Donald Trump was fined hundreds of millions of dollars in a civil fraud trial on Friday and was banned from running his businesses in the state for three years.
 
“Squad” member Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) accused Walgreens of racism after the company closed a pharmacy in her district.
“Squad” member Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) accused Walgreens of racism after the company closed a pharmacy in her district.
 
Claudine Gay resigned as president of Harvard University on Tuesday in a letter to the university community, as first reported by the Harvard Crimson.
Claudine Gay resigned as president of Harvard University on Tuesday in a letter to the university community, as first reported by the Harvard Crimson.
 
North Carolina Sen. Ted Budd has introduced legislation in Congress that would limit children’s access to problematic social media platforms like TikTok at schools that receive federal broadband funding.
North Carolina Sen. Ted Budd has introduced legislation in Congress that would limit children’s access to problematic social media platforms like TikTok at schools that receive federal broadband funding.
 
Female athlete Kelly Baker was expelled from her university this week after refusing to have her skull fractured by a man, reports claim.
Female athlete Kelly Baker was expelled from her university this week after refusing to have her skull fractured by a man, reports claim.
 
"I was being hunted down from everything I posted to every post I liked…”
"I was being hunted down from everything I posted to every post I liked…”
 
A pro-Palestinian group that previously downplayed Hamas’ October 7 terrorist attacks against Israel will be training teachers in Oakland, California, on Saturday to incorporate “Palestinian history, narratives, and culture into K-12 classrooms,” according to a parental rights group.
A pro-Palestinian group that previously downplayed Hamas’ October 7 terrorist attacks against Israel will be training teachers in Oakland, California, on Saturday to incorporate “Palestinian history, narratives, and culture into K-12 classrooms,” according to a parental rights group.
 
Governor Mike DeWine (R-OH) vetoed legislation Friday that would have banned gender procedures for minors and prevented boys who identify as girls from competing in girls’ sports.
Governor Mike DeWine (R-OH) vetoed legislation Friday that would have banned gender procedures for minors and prevented boys who identify as girls from competing in girls’ sports.
 
The now-resigned staffer "exercised his Fifth Amendment right" during the investigation, USCP said
The now-resigned staffer "exercised his Fifth Amendment right" during the investigation, USCP said
 
Marine veteran Daniel Penny faced a setback on Wednesday in his effort to put an end to a New York City subway death case against him that made national headlines last year.
Marine veteran Daniel Penny faced a setback on Wednesday in his effort to put an end to a New York City subway death case against him that made national headlines last year.
 
The Daily Wire on Tuesday sued the Virginia school system at the center of a rape coverup, stating that Loudoun County Public Schools is violating public records laws by refusing the news outlet’s requests for documentation on legal settlements.
The Daily Wire on Tuesday sued the Virginia school system at the center of a rape coverup, stating that Loudoun County Public Schools is violating public records laws by refusing the news outlet’s requests for documentation on legal settlements.
 
Six pro-lifers were found guilty on Tuesday after the Biden administration charged them over a peaceful protest at a Tennessee abortion facility in 2021. They face up to 10.5 years in prison.
Six pro-lifers were found guilty on Tuesday after the Biden administration charged them over a peaceful protest at a Tennessee abortion facility in 2021. They face up to 10.5 years in prison.
 
The student is represented by the American Civil Liberties Union.
 
A 29-year-old man is in federal custody after an FBI investigation into videos that were found on the dark web that allegedly showed multiple men sexually assaulting toddlers at the Galleria Mall in Houston, the largest mall in the state.
A 29-year-old man is in federal custody after an FBI investigation into videos that were found on the dark web that allegedly showed multiple men sexually assaulting toddlers at the Galleria Mall in Houston, the largest mall in the state.
 
Convicted of more serious crime in September, prosecutors opt to avert second trial on lesser charge
Convicted of more serious crime in September, prosecutors opt to avert second trial on lesser charge
 
Another sex tape was allegedly filmed inside the U.S. Capitol, which comes after news broke last week about an aide for Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) who allegedly filmed a sex video involving himself and an unidentified man inside a Senate committee hearing room.
Another sex tape was allegedly filmed inside the U.S. Capitol, which comes after news broke last week about an aide for Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) who allegedly filmed a sex video involving himself and an unidentified man inside a Senate committee hearing room.
 
Principal gave excused absences for anti-Israel protest, inflating turnout by enticing those who wanted to skip class.
Principal gave excused absences for anti-Israel protest, inflating turnout by enticing those who wanted to skip class.
 
Ghislaine Maxwell, co-conspirator of the late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, refused to comply with requests to turn over documents pertaining to any connection she may have had with the Clinton Foundation, newly unsealed documents revealed.
Ghislaine Maxwell, co-conspirator of the late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, refused to comply with requests to turn over documents pertaining to any connection she may have had with the Clinton Foundation, newly unsealed documents revealed.
 
A prominent Philadelphia LGBTQ activist was arrested Monday and charged with the rape of two minors younger than 13.
A prominent Philadelphia LGBTQ activist was arrested Monday and charged with the rape of two minors younger than 13.
 
The state policy directed school staff to hide students' gender identities from parents.
The state policy directed school staff to hide students' gender identities from parents.
 
The U.S. national debt rose to a staggering $34 trillion for the first time last week, just three months after it surpassed $33 trillion, according to data published by the Treasury Department.
The U.S. national debt rose to a staggering $34 trillion for the first time last week, just three months after it surpassed $33 trillion, according to data published by the Treasury Department.
 
Independent film studio A24 dropped a chilling trailer about director Alex Garland’s upcoming dystopian movie “Civil War,” which shows an America torn apart and descending into chaos.
Independent film studio A24 dropped a chilling trailer about director Alex Garland’s upcoming dystopian movie “Civil War,” which shows an America torn apart and descending into chaos.
 
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