Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, defended her agency Sunday after finally recommending last week that fully vaccinated Americans can return to normal life. What is the background? After the CDC unveiled the new face mask guidance last week, Republicans immediately accused the Biden administration of a politically motivated decision,
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) speaks during a hearing with FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor and the House Committee on Homeland Security meeting on the national response to the coronavirus pandemic, July 22, 2020. (Anna Moneymaker/Pool via Reuters) Representative Dan Crenshaw (R., Texas) appeared to caution against attempts to push former president Trump out of a position
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is seen during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss the on-going federal response to COVID-19, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., May 11, 2021. Greg Nash | Pool | Reuters CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky defended the agency’s decision
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Twitter informs me that the recording artist David Byrne turns 69 today. Most people discover Byrne as the front man for the new-wave band Talking Heads. I knew those tunes in my childhood from the ambient sonic environment. But, I got into his solo work when he released the album Feelings. I went backwards and
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the latest left-wing figure to not believe the science and defy the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last Thursday, the CDC announced that life could return to normal, where face masks are not necessary, for fully vaccinated Americans outdoors and in most indoor situations. However, Ocasio-Cortez won’t be taking the
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Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the recently ousted chairwoman of the House Republican Conference, claimed Sunday that Republicans who continue to support former President Donald Trump are “misled.” What are the details? During an interview on “Fox and Friends,” host Chris Wallace asked Cheney why she continues to vocally criticize Trump, seemingly alienating the tens of
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Federal district judge Jack B. Weinstein 2011—In United States v. C.R., senior federal district judge Jack B. Weinstein issues a 349-page opinion (with an additional 50+ pages of appendices) holding that the Eighth Amendment prohibits applying the statutory minimum five-year term of imprisonment to a youthful defendant who pleaded guilty to one count of distributing child pornography.
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A Christian crowdfunding platform is stepping up to the plate to help Atlanta-area small businesses hurt by the move of Major League Baseball’s 2021 All-Star Game out of Georgia.  GiveSendGo is hosting a campaign to raise $100,000 for Georgia businesses after MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred last month moved the All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver. 
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Believers attend the Orthodox Christmas Eve service at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, Russia, January 6, 2020. (Evgenia Novozhenina/Reuters) If you’re going to read only one piece of writing this weekend, it should be this autobiographical essay by Paul Kingsnorth about his conversion to Orthodox Christianity, which is published in the June
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Democratic Rep. Cori Bush from Missouri delivered a speech on the House floor, where she lauded an infamous Black Lives Matter activist who called for the death of police officers. With the Israel-Gaza conflict making headlines this week, Bush sang the praises of Bassem Masri, a Palestinian-American Black Lives Matter activist who became well-known because
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The Israeli Defense Forces successfully duped Hamas terrorists into believing Israeli soldiers would initiate a ground attack in Gaza, drawing the terrorists into underground tunnels before unleashing a massive air campaign on them. What happened? Late Thursday night, the IDF began assembling ground forces along the Israel-Gaza border, indicating that a ground assault was imminent
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“Ultra”-labeling bias reigned in Saturday’s New York Times, in which various political stories slammed “ultraconservative” Republicans in Congress, but coddled radical leftists like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with flattering labels. Reporter Catie Edmondson threw around labels left and (hard) right. She managed the mouthful “ultraconservative” twice in a single story on Rep. Elise Stefanik taking the third-ranking
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Recent polling indicates that Kamala Harris is popular among Democrats and that’s pretty much it. Republicans don’t like her and neither do independent voters. Don’t forget, Harris was so unpopular during the 2020 Democratic primary that she dropped out before the first vote in Iowa. It doesn’t look like much has changed. The Washington Examiner
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Headline #1:          Biden Weakness Spawns Violence in Middle East On Monday, Palestinian militants began launching rockets at Israel, resulting in Israeli airstrikes in retaliation which killed at least 35 Palestinian troops. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered Israeli troops to begin amassing near the border, and ground troops entered the Gaza Strip late on Thursday.
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