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Covid Poll Finds Democrats Favor Punitive Measures for Opponents

People line up for a COVID-19 test in New York City, January 4, 2022. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) The Washington Examiner reports on a Rasmussen poll on attitudes toward governmental Covid policies. Not surprisingly, it found hefty percentages of Democrats in favor of harsh, repressive actions against Americans who disagree with them on Covid.  Among Democrats, 55…

Republican Inaugurated as Governor Today

Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin speaks during his election-night party in Chantilly, Va., November 3, 2021. (Elizabeth Frantz/Reuters) Republican Glenn Youngkin was sworn in today as the 73rd governor of Virginia, joined by incoming lieutenant governor Winsome Sears and incoming attorney general Jason Miyares, both Republicans. Youngkin defeated Democratic former governor Terry McAuliffe by…

Plurality Say Biden Is Dividing the Country

A plurality of Americans feel as though President Biden is dividing the country, despite his original pledge to unify, a Quinnipiac University Poll released this week found. The survey, taken January 7-10, 2022, among 1,313 adults, asked respondents, “Do you feel that President Biden is doing more to unite the country or is doing more to divide the…

If Your Amazon or UPS Package Is Long Overdue for Delivery, It May Be Among Thousands Looted From Broken-Into Train Cars in la and Discarded by the Tracks

A photojournalist with KCBS-TV said he’d been hearing a good bit about train burglaries in Los Angeles, so he went down to the tracks to have a look for himself. “There’s looted packages as far as the eye can see,” John Schreiber reported in a Thursday tweet, which was followed by others that included videos and images…

Yes, It Sure Looks Like Vladimir Putin Is Calling Biden’s Bluff

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu visit the Mulino training ground to observe the military exercises Zapad-2021 staged by the armed forces of Russia and Belarus in Nizhny Novgorod Region, Russia, September 13, 2021. (Sputnik/Sergei Savostyanov/Pool via Reuters) I don’t agree with everything Damon Linker writes over at The Week about the…

DirecTV Won’t Renew OANN Contract

DirecTV satellite dishes on an apartment roof in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2014. (Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters) DirecTV has decided not to renew its contract with the far-right One America News Network (OANN), according to several reports. The DirecTV broadcast satellite service, which is owned by AT&T Inc. and TPG Inc., said in a statement that it has…

Kamala Harris’s Address to the Nation on the Way Forward about the Things

Vice-President Kamala Harris speaks to American and French reporters during a press conference at the InterContinental Le Grande Hotel in Paris, France, November 12, 2021. (Sarahbeth Maney/Pool via Reuters) Vice President Harris, on the heels of her Today interview, addressed the nation about the administration’s Covid-19 strategy. The following is a rush transcript: My fellow Americans, Today is…

The White House is Wrong: Joe Biden Doesn’t Have a Polling Problem, He Has a Results Problem

President Biden speaks with reporters at the White House in Washington, D.C., December 3, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) You figure there have to be better ways for White House deputy chief of staff Jennifer O’Malley Dillon to spend her time than publicly attacking the Quinnipiac poll that gave President Biden a 33 percent approval rating, issuing…

Supreme Court Blocks Business Vaccine Rule, Declines to Stay Health Care Worker Mandate

The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private businesses but decided to let a separate regulation that requires health care workers to get a vaccine take effect. In a 6–3 ruling, justices halted the mandate for all private employers with 100 or more workers, ruling the states and companies that challenged the…

Biden Approval Rating Drops to Record Low 33%

Biden’s approval rating has hit a new low, losing 11 points since last month. QUICK FACTS: Joe Biden is receiving record low support, according to a recent Quinnipiac University poll, which found that only around 33 percent of Americans support the job he’s doing. The new low job approval rating is an 11 point loss…

Mass Immigration But Tight Borders: A Mirage

Dozens of asylum-seeking migrants from Central America walk north before surrendering to the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the Rio Grande River into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, May 7, 2021. (Adrees Latif/Reuters) You may recall that graph of 2016 Clinton and Trump voters, plotted on X and Y axes showing…

Biden, Sinema, and the Supreme Court

President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., January 6, 2022. (Greg Nash/Pool via Reuters) On Thursday, President Biden suffered two additional defeats as the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his employer vaccine mandate and Senator Kyrsten Sinema restated that she would not blow up the filibuster to…

Un-Vaxxed Africa Only World Region Enjoying Drop in COVID Cases: World Health Organization

15 million new coronavirus cases reported globally last week among more-vaccinated countries—unvaccinated Africa only region reporting a drop, says W.H.O. QUICK FACTS: The World Health Organization’s (WHO) latest report shows a 55% increase (roughly 15 million) in new coronavirus cases globally last week, with only less-vaccinated Africa seeing a drop, according to Newsweek. North, South,…

Biden Economy: Jobless Claims Rise by 23,000 to 230,000

Number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since mid-November, as 57% of poll respondents disapprove of Biden’s handling of the economy. QUICK FACTS: the Department of Labor said Thursday that U.S. jobless claims climbed by 23,000 last week to 230,000, The Associated Press (AP) reports. The four-week average…

Three Worst Annual Real Wage Contractions on Record

Record high job openings and extremely low employment have not stopped workers from losing ground due to inflation running at a 39-year high, data from the Labor Department showed Wednesday. Real average hourly earnings–meaning, earnings after inflation–were down 2.4 percent, seasonally adjusted, from December 2020 to December 2021. The change in real average hourly earnings…

Perhaps Biden’s Atlanta Speech ‘Went a Little Too Far’

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) speaks at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., March 16, 2021. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Reuters) Senator Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) acknowledged that President Biden might have gone “too far” in his Tuesday speech advocating a suspension of filibuster rules to pass voting legislation. “Perhaps the…

Kevin McCarthy Rejects January 6 Committee’s Request for Voluntary Testimony

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about the 2020 presidential election results during a news conference at the U.S.Capitol in Washington, D.C., November 12, 2020. (Hannah McKay/Reuters) House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy said Wednesday he will not voluntarily offer testimony to the House Select Committee on the January 6 Capitol riot after…

Democrat Bill Would Send N95 Masks to All Americans

Boxes of N95 protective masks for use by medical field personnel in New Rochelle, New York, March 17, 2020. (Mike Segar/Reuters) A group of more than 50 Democratic lawmakers led by Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) unveiled legislation on Wednesday to send a package of three N95 masks to every American as the country faces…

Pfizer Booster Listed As Cause of Death in 26-Year-Old’s Autopsy, Death Certificate After Work-Mandated Jab

The family of 26-year-old Joseph Keating is still grieving after a Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine booster jab led to his untimely death from myocarditis last November. The South Dakota man’s official autopsy report, exclusively obtained by Children’s Health Defense.org, shows he suffered “multifocal myocarditis” just days following his third dose of the experimental mRNA shot, which his family…

U.S. Inflation Spiked 7% In Past Year, Most Since 1982

Biden’s economy sees inflation jump at its fastest pace in nearly 40 years, up 7% from a year earlier. QUICK FACTS: U.S. household expenses are rising, eating into wage gains and heaping pressure on Joe Biden’s administration, according to The Associated Press (AP). Prices have risen sharply for cars, gas, food, and furniture, AP reports,…