Explosions in Beirut

  • Hour 1 of 8-5-20
  • Reports continue to surface on the explosion in Beirut, as people have been wondering if this was a planned attack or just an accident. Most reports are leaning more towards an accident happening near a dock. Live video captured in a Catholic church showed how serious this tragedy truly was. James Carafano is here to bring you the latest.
  • The rise of a bartering economy – Karl Gibbons stops by for explanation on the trend that has people trading toilet paper for hand sanitizer. Some countries have embraced it – will it catch fire in others? Also, why was toilet paper so hard to find during COVID? Trust us, there was a real explanation. Ed Morrissey explains.