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President Joe Biden speaks during a briefing in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 29, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) At the beginning of February, ten Republicans offered a bipartisan COVID-relief bill that was significantly smaller than what Joe Biden wanted. Biden met with the Republicans, said he had a good meeting,
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A private prison is struggling to find facilities to take in nearly 800 inmates before its contract with the federal government expires in three months, Cleveland.com reported. CoreCivic operates the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in Youngstown, Ohio, through a contract with the U.S. Marshals Service that expired Sunday, Cleveland.com reported. The company received a three-month
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How can it be considered a smart policy to protect the citizens of our country from the spread of COVID by restricting legal travel via Air from another country while simultaneously allowing an unfettered flow of undocumented and untested number of illegals crossing by foot across our Southern Border? According to the CBP (Customs and
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The Biden administration is now supporting H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which among other things contains the “End Racial and Religious Profiling Act of 2021.” That part of the proposed law declares, “No law enforcement agent or law enforcement agency shall engage in racial profiling.” Who could be against that? Well,
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A group of Orange County, California high school athletes sued Governor Gavin Newsom this week to reopen indoor high school sports programs. This lawsuit is the first lawsuit of many planned in Santa Clara, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Riverside, San Bernardino, and other counties that will be rolled out over the next few weeks in
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President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the White House in Washington, D.C., February 10, 2021. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Jonathan Last has a piece out at The Bulwark arguing that the Biden administration’s schedule could be a little different than its predecessors’. While most presidents use their first 100 days in office to push through their major
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When we allow the other side to the set the terms of discussion, and police ourselves to conform to them, the battle is already lost. WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 25: Rachel Levine, nominee for Assistant Secretary in the Department of Health and Human Services, testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor,
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Tuesday’s White House press briefing was more of the same with Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s continued refusal to offer substance on the cancelling of Dr. Seuss, immigration, and scandal-ridden Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY). Fox News’s Kristin Fisher played a leading role, battling Psaki on Cuomo on the astute observation that, in addition to the fact
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Today on The Editors, Rich, Michael, Jim, and Maddy discuss the allegations being leveled at Governor Cuomo, Trump’s CPAC speech, and the uproar over some of Dr. Seuss’s books. Listen below, or subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, or Spotify. Your browser does not support the HTML5 Audio element. Members of the
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Crowds gather outside the U.S. Capitol for the “Stop the Steal” rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) Does all this talk about “insurrection” and domestic terrorism, or calls to apply counterinsurgency tactics to the American people in peacetime, strike you as a little irresponsible? What are you, a
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In the 1930s when Adolf Hitler and the Nazis were busy cleansing Germany of all Jewish “influences,” they paid particular attention to the sciences — academic disciplines that Jews around the world have excelled in. They ended up destroying physics, chemistry, biology, and other sciences by creating “German physics,” “German chemistry,” and “German biology.” Predictably,
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That will certainly put a hole in the *ahem* alternate theories of events surrounding the January 6 riot/attack on Capitol Hill. The FBI has developed hundreds of cases against its perpetrators, Christopher Wray testified in the Senate this morning, some of whom have connections to white supremacy movements or militias. None so far, however, have
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Former CIA Director John Brennan said Monday that he’s “increasingly embarrassed to be a white male these days.” MSNBC analyst and former Sen. Claire McCaskill said during a panel segment on “Deadline: White House” Monday that she’s “never seen so many whiny white men calling themselves victims” until the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
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I wrote today on the home page about my Mom and Alzheimer’s disease: . . . I’ve come to believe that this crushing disease does not, during almost all its progression, achieve as complete a victory as it might seem. It takes away so much. The ability to live independently. The ability to talk. And
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CNN’s Chris “Fredo” Cuomo kicked off Monday’s Prime Time by finally addressing his brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s (D) multiple sexual harassment allegations, just in time for a third young woman to accuse him of unwanted sexual advances. The announcement? That he’s not going to be covering any of the allegations against him. Two weeks
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