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  • Chris Wallace Headed To Another Network in Pathetic Fashion After Being Canceled By CNN

    05/09/2022 9:14:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Republic Brief ^ | 05/09/2022 | Jeff Miller
    CNN+ was pulled from air last month only three weeks after it launched, despite investing $300 million. Fox News defector Chris Wallace, who reportedly makes $9 million annually, joined the doomed streaming news service to pursue a lucrative job and get away from Tucker Carlson. It was unknown what his fate at Warner Bros Discovery would be. While other talent featured on CNN+ remains a mystery, including food industry star Roman, former NPR host Audie Cornish, former NBC hosts Kasie Hunt and Jemele Hill, and sports commentators Rex Chapman and Jemele Hill. The first day of official work for new...
  • EXCERPT: Jill Biden, into the public arena

    05/04/2022 12:44:03 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | May 4, 2022 | By JULIE PACE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    The following excerpt is from “Jill: A Biography of the First Lady,” by Associated Press journalists Julie Pace and Darlene Superville. The book details the life of Jill Biden. Superville covers the White House for the AP; Pace, a former White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief, is now AP’s executive editor. ___ Joe’s first Senate reelection campaign demanded Jill’s participation. “It was a little overwhelming,” she said, the first time that Joe took her to a campaign event. A picnic at Archmere Academy, Joe’s high school alma mater, was one of Jill’s first political appearances as Joe’s wife. She...
  • Biden to Visit Portland, Seattle to Tout Administration's Progress

    04/21/2022 8:29:25 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    Reuters via US News ^ | April 21, 2022 | By Nandita Bose
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden is making his first trip to the Pacific Northwest since taking office on Thursday to tout progress he has made on his agenda, particularly on infrastructure, ahead of the November midterm elections. Biden's visits to the cities of Portland and Seattle - part of a growing travel schedule ahead of the elections - will also see him participate in a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee. He will visit Portland's airport on Thursday to talk about investing in a runway that can withstand earthquakes and will spend Thursday night and Friday in Seattle, where...
  • NASA's Artemis mega moon rocket's crucial test experiences leak issue, delays

    04/14/2022 5:39:57 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | April 14, 2022 | shley Strickland,
    The third attempt at a final prelaunch test for NASA's Artemis I mega moon rocket began Thursday morning, but the trial hit some snags and ended prematurely at 5:10 p.m. ET. The agency will host a news conference on Friday to share updates and next steps for the test. The mission team had been attempting to fuel the 322-foot-tall (98-meter-tall) Artemis I rocket stack, including NASA's Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft, at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, but encountered a number of delays.
  • Bad Things Must Happen

    04/14/2022 6:57:41 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 7 replies
    American Greatness ^ | April 13, 2022 | Dan Gelernter
    Bad Things Must Happen Don’t be surprised when bad things happen in New York, or in any other corrupt, big-government town or state. Bad things need to happen.On Tuesday morning in Brooklyn’s 36th Street subway station, a 63-year-old black man popped a smoke bomb in a subway car and started shooting passengers. At the latest count, 29 people were injured, 10 were shot, five were in serious condition, but no one has died. There was apparently little warning that this man posed a threat to society—other than a series of “bizarre threatening rants on YouTube” in which he said that...
  • Biden's job approval falls to lowest level of his presidency amid war and inflation fears

    03/27/2022 11:23:37 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    NBC News / Comcast ^ | March 27, 2022 | By Mark Murray
    Amid Europe’s largest land war since World War II, 7 in 10 Americans expressed low confidence in President Biden’s ability to deal with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in a new NBC News poll, and 8 in 10 voiced worry that the war will increase gas prices and possibly involve nuclear weapons. And during the nation’s largest inflation spike in 40 years, overwhelming majorities said they believe the country is headed in the wrong direction and disapproved of the president’s handling of the economy. The erosion in Biden’s approval rating has been across the board among key demographic groups, including Black...
  • Biden approval rating drops to new low of 40%, Reuters/Ipsos poll finds

    03/22/2022 2:03:50 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 57 replies
    Reuters via MSN ^ | March 22, 2022 | By Andy Sullivan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden's public approval rating fell to a new low of 40% this week, a clear warning sign for his Democratic Party as it seeks to retain control of Congress in the Nov. 8 election, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. The national poll, conducted on March 21 and 22, found that 54% of Americans disapprove of his job performance as the country struggles with high inflation and Russia's invasion of Ukraine has pushed geopolitical concerns to the fore. While 77% of self-identified Democrats said they approved of his job performance, only 10% of self-identified...
  • Reports: Plane Carrying Donald Trump Made Emergency Landing After Engine Failure

    03/09/2022 1:08:58 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/09/2022 | Charlie Spiering
    Former President Donald Trump was forced to make an emergency landing on Saturday after a plane he was traveling on suffered engine failure, according to reports. Politico reports, citing “two people familiar with the matter” that the incident occurred after Trump concluded his speech to donors in New Orleans and left to return to his home at Mar-a-Lago.
  • Joe Biden to Continue Resettling Afghans in U.S. Despite Vetting Failure

    03/07/2022 4:15:16 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/07/2022 | John Binder
    President Joe Biden will continue resettling Afghans in American communities at least through August even as the federal government admits that its vetting protocols failed to properly vet tens of thousands already resettled in the United States. A State Department official told Bloomberg News that Biden is looking to bring thousands more Afghans to the U.S. for resettlement over the next six months. Currently, there are some 100,000 Afghans who have sought entry to the U.S. but who remain in Afghanistan.
  • Historian says Biden could be saved from Carter-esque foreign failure through Ukrainians' heroism

    03/04/2022 6:07:51 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    Fox news ^ | 03/04/2022 | Charles Creitz
    Until recently, former Democratic President Jimmy Carter might have been seen as the worst president in terms of American foreign policy, having ushered in the Iranian hostage crisis and a rapidly destabilizing Middle East. With the Biden administration's reticence to proactively help Ukraine, one historian told Fox News the Ukrainian president's and his people's heroism could have a tangential effect on helping Biden's widely-criticized behavior.
  • New normal: Fence is up, Guard on standby for State of Union

    02/28/2022 5:40:10 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 49 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 28, 2022 | By COLLEEN LONG and MICHAEL BALSAMO
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The fencing around the U.S. Capitol is back up for the president’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. Police cars with flashing lights are stationed at major intersections and highways. The U.S. National Guard is on standby. It’s the new normal. While there are no specific or credible threats related to President Joe Biden’s speech, law enforcement officials are taking no chances following the events of Jan. 6, 2021, when a violent mob caught the District of Columbia by surprise and successfully stormed the U.S. Capitol, briefly disrupting the certification of Biden’s 2020 presidential victory. Since...
  • White House previews Biden's economic message ahead of State of the Union

    02/28/2022 2:27:39 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 28, 2022 | BY KATHRYN WATSON
    Washington — President Biden will reintroduce pieces of his domestic policy agenda when he addresses Congress during his State of the Union speech Tuesday night and highlight what he sees as his achievements during his first year in office, senior administration officials told reporters in a briefing call on Monday. "The president is proud of the administration's progress to date," and will continue to build on it, one official on the call said.
  • Putin’s strategic failure and ‘miscalculations’ play out on the world stage, experts weigh in

    02/27/2022 4:33:00 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 61 replies
    Fox news ^ | 02/27/2022 | Callie Patteson
    Ukrainian forces continue to fend off Russian troops as fighting persists Sunday, prompting apparent frustration from Russian President Vladimir Putin and questions regarding strategic miscalculations. Russia’s military is roughly 4.5 times larger than Ukraine’s active-duty force, but Ukrainians continue to hold the capital city of Kyiv as Russian troops encircle it. "The longer this goes on the worse it is for Vladimir Putin," former CIA Moscow station chief Dan Hoffman told Fox News Digital. "There's got to be some questions about miscalculations."
  • On cusp of Biden speech, a state of disunity, funk and peril

    02/27/2022 11:36:42 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 27, 2022 | By CALVIN WOODWARD and ZEKE MILLER
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In good times or bad, American presidents come to Congress with a diagnosis that hardly differs over the decades. In their State of the Union speeches, they declare “the state of our union is strong” or words very much like it. President Joe Biden’s fellow Americans, though, have other ideas about the state they’re in and little hope his State of the Union address Tuesday night can turn anything around. The state of the union is disunity and division. It’s a state of exhaustion from the pandemic. It’s about feeling gouged at the grocery store and gas...
  • Post-ABC poll finds a deeply pessimistic nation, worried about the economy and Biden’s leadership

    02/27/2022 5:20:39 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    The Washington Post via MSN ^ | February 26, 2022 | By Dan Balz, Scott Clement, Emily Guskin
    President Biden will deliver his State of the Union address on Tuesday to a deeply pessimistic nation, one that largely sees the economy worsening under his watch, disapproves of his leadership on key issues and currently prefers that Republicans control Congress after the November elections, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. The poll finds Biden’s presidential approval rating at a new low, with 37 percent saying they approve of the job he is doing and 55 percent saying they disapprove. Overall, 44 percent say they strongly disapprove. Predictably, Republicans overwhelmingly disapprove (86 percent) of his job performance, but most...
  • Nearly half of Biden’s 500M free COVID tests still unclaimed

    02/27/2022 5:12:34 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 50 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 27, 2022 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly half of the 500 million free COVID-19 tests the Biden administration recently made available to the public still have not been claimed as virus cases plummet and people feel less urgency to test. Wild demand swings have been a subplot in the pandemic, from vaccines to hand sanitizer, along with tests. On the first day of the White House test giveaway in January, received over 45 million orders. Now officials say fewer than 100,000 orders a day are coming in for the packages of four free rapid tests per household, delivered by the U.S. Postal...
  • Economic concerns hurt Biden’s approval, keep Democrats in peril ahead of midterms: POLL

    02/27/2022 4:53:07 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    ABC News / Disney ^ | February 26, 2022 | By Gary Langer
    Economic discontent is hurting President Joe Biden and his party's midterm election prospects, with six in 10 Americans reporting inflation hardships, three-quarters saying the economy’s in bad shape and a nearly 20-point lead for the Republican Party in trust to handle it. Biden has other problems, with underwater ratings for his handling of the invasion of Ukraine, a split on the pandemic and weak scores on personal attributes including leadership, handling a crisis and mental sharpness. But 40-year-high inflation leads his headaches: Americans are twice as likely to say they’re worse off than better off under his presidency, by 35-17%...
  • Democrats to Biden: Time to make changes at the White House

    02/16/2022 12:49:19 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 50 replies
    NBC News ^ | February 16, 2022 | By Jonathan Allen and Natasha Korecki
    WASHINGTON — There’s a growing sense among Democrats that it’s time for a change of course at the White House — whether that means new strategy or new staffers. On the political front, President Joe Biden’s numbers aren’t getting better, his message isn’t resonating, and his party’s midterm prospects are bleak. On policy, his Build Back Better plan is dead, Covid is alive, and inflation is rising. If he doesn’t take a new tack soon, it may be impossible for him to deliver for the public, help his party in November or move an agenda in the final three years...
  • Where is Kamala Harris?

    02/15/2022 6:34:56 PM PST · by RinaseaofDs · 43 replies
    Vanity | 2/15/2022 | RinaseaofDs
    Anyone notice that the most obvious example of someone sleeping their way into the mother of all Peter-principled failures is missing from public life. Is she dead? Is she sleeping? Is she just plain tuckered out? All guesses welcome. Where's Kamala (and is she wearing a striped cap so we can find her?)
  • Retired 3-Star General: Critical Race Theory Leading To Military ‘Failure’

    02/13/2022 9:35:44 AM PST · by blam · 27 replies
    Nation And State ^ | 2-13-2022 | Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times
    A retired Marine general spoke out about critical race theory training in the armed forces, arguing that the Marxist ideology will ultimately weaken the U.S.’s military capability.Writing for military magazine Task and Purpose, retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Greg Newbold argued that critical race theory and related ideologies run counter to the “stone-cold pragmatism” needed to win conflicts. “Wars must be waged only with stone-cold pragmatism, not idealism, and fought only when critical national interests are at stake,” he wrote. “Hopes for changing cultures to fit our model are both elitist and naive. The failures of our campaigns in Iraq...