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CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is getting a dose of media criticism for her “messaging.” It appears some in the health bureaucracy may be concerned she is feeding skepticism about the narrative by being truthful and then having to “backtrack” when the preferred politics of the administration get in the way. According to NBC News:
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Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday continued to rake “60 Minutes” over the coals for its deceptive reporting on the state’s vaccine distribution partnership with Publix, holding a news conference that utterly dismantled CBS News’ false accusations of a “pay to play” scheme between the governor and the grocery store chain. DeSantis held a
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) took the bold step of expanding the definition of infrastructure to an unrecognizable state on Wednesday, as she and other Democrats work hard to sell Americans on President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion “infrastructure” plan that includes a whole lot of non-infrastructure-related initiatives. But social media had a field day with the
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I was surprised to read (in The Los Angeles Times) that the Biden administration’s “role model for America” is… California! He wants to “Make America California.” That’s is a terrible idea. Californians now rush to move out of California. Some hopeful folks still move there, but so many more leave that California now loses more
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What is the Biden administration? It sounds like a zen spin on politics, but it’s a real question more of us should be asking. Whether a given administration is one we supported or opposed, past ones at least seemed to gear some policy toward generating and maintaining broad coalitions of support. From Biden’s inauguration to
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Liberal comedian Samantha Bee admitted recently that she pulls punches when it comes to telling disparaging jokes about Democratic President Joe Biden. What are the details? Bee, the host of TBS’ “Full Frontal,” mocked former President Donald Trump incessantly during his four years in office. But on Tuesday she told left-wing journalist Dan Rather on
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Arkansas Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson went on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday evening to defend his veto of a bill that would ban sex-change hormone prescriptions or mutilating surgery for minors. During the contentious interview with a confrontational Tucker Carlson on Fox News, the governor attempted to portray his position as principled limited-government conservatism, arguing that
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Former Olympian turned reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly plotting a run for governor of California with the help of Republican operatives, as embattled Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom faces a recall effort. What are the details? Axios reported Tuesday that according to three sources, Jenner, 71, “is talking with political consultants as she actively
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Unsurprisingly, two episodes on the reaction to the death of George Floyd weren’t enough for BLM activist filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) drama Queen Sugar. The series following a family of black sugar plantation owners in Louisiana is now on its third straight episode recounting the days following Floyd’s death that, as they
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Author and columnist Brian Vukadinovich wrote a column at The American Thinker called “Policing American Judges” that is a must-read for anyone interested in preserving rights in American courts. Echoing my own thoughts, he wrote: We have a serious problem in our country with judicial malfeasance issues, and it is high time that we finally
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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) has accused his primary rival in the race for governor of treating him “like George Floyd,” for joining calls for Fairfax to resign after allegations of sexual assault surfaced against him. What are the details? During a gubernatorial debate Tuesday night, Fairfax and the other candidates on the stage
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This is your occasional friendly reminder that no, you are not insane. You are not insane to think it’s absurd that Major League Baseball pulled out of Atlanta to protest an election integrity law that is far more permissive than election laws in MLB’s home state, New York, or in Joe Biden’s home state, Delaware. You
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CBS News defended its reporting on “60 Minutes” that deceptively edited comments by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to bolster their accusation that he had abused his power to benefit a political donor. After facing public outcry over the controversial segment, CBS released a statement justifying the report. “When Florida state data revealed people of color
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The Bloomberging of America My friend and colleague Cam Edwards makes his second appearance on the podcast today. Cam is the editor of our sister site Bearing Arms, which means he is the Mothership’s resident expert on all things 2nd Amendment. It’s no secret that the Democrats have a radical anti-gun agenda and that they
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Piers Morgan — until recently a co-host of “Good Morning Britain” — told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on Monday that he more or less was forced out of his job after refusing to apologize to Duchess of York Meghan Markle for not believing things she said during an interview with Oprah Winfrey last month. But
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Self-awareness apparently remains in short supply in some sectors of society. Because Dr. Anthony Fauci and CNN’s Brian Stelter are among the featured speakers at a Politifact event next month titled “United Facts of America: A Festival of Fact-Checking.” One might inquire why Fauci and Stelter — both of whom have been accused of not
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