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Friday, January 21, 2022

Politico: The Jan. 6 select panel has obtained the draft order and a document titled "Remarks on National Healing." Both are reported here in detail for the first time. read more

A Virginia mom went off the rails during a school board meeting Thursday, threatening to bring a loaded gun to school if her kids were forced to wear face masks. Making matters worse, the woman, who appears to have little concern for health and safety during a pandemic, works as a dental hygienist. The Page County Public School board held a meeting on "opposing viewpoints" concerning COVID-19 precautions on Thursday evening. After a doctor from the Valley Health system presented updates on the pandemic and the importance of mask-wearing, a slew of parents made speeches advocating for face coverings. "All right. No mask mandates," King continued. "My children will not come to school Monday with a mask on. All right. That's not happening." "And I will bring every single gun loaded and ready," she threatened before being interrupted again by a board member.

A Texas man was arrested early Friday and charged with threatening to kill Georgia election officials. FBI agents took Chad Christopher Stark into custody early Friday in Leander, Texas. He was indicted in the Northern District of Georgia on one count of making interstate threats. read more

Louie Anderson, the iconic Emmy-winning comedian, actor and game show host, died Friday in Las Vegas after battling cancer, his publicist confirmed to Variety. He was 68. A seasoned stand-up with a career spanning over three decades, Anderson broke through as a comedian in 1984, when he performed a set on "The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson." From there, he performed a comedy special on Showtime in 1987, made regular TV appearances on late-night shows, and appeared in movies such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" in 1986 and "Coming to America" in 1988. read more

In newly published research, we found that it's not conservatives in general who tend to promote false information, but rather a smaller subset of them who also share two psychological traits: low levels of conscientiousness and an appetite for chaos. read more

The House Veterans' Affairs Committee took Wednesday as an opportunity to hold a virtual hearing on how toxic chemicals are killing U.S. soldiers. Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) took the hearing as an opportunity to clean his gun. read more

Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw efforts in December 2020 to put forward illegitimate electors from seven states that Trump lost, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the scheme. read more

Detainees at an Arkansas jail were given ivermectin without their knowledge or consent, a new lawsuit alleges. read more

In the Opinion Video above, nurses set the record straight about the root cause of the nursing crisis: chronic understaffing by profit-driven hospitals that predates the pandemic. "I could no longer work in critical care under the conditions I was being forced to work under with poor staffing," explains one nurse, "and that's when I left." They also tear down the common misconception that there's a shortage of nurses. In fact, there are more qualified nurses today in America than ever before. read more

Lawfare's Elizabeth McElvein and Benjamin Wittes takes a deep dive on SCOTUS' ruling that stopped Trump's legal efforts to prevent the National Archives from providing document's to the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. read more

Meat Loaf Facebook: Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight surrounded by his wife Deborah, daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends. His amazing career spanned 6 decades that saw him sell over 100 Million albums worldwide and star in over 65 movies, including "Fight Club", "Focus", "Rocky Horror Picture Show" and "Wayne's World." "Bat Out of Hell" remains one of the top 10 selling albums of all time. We know how much he meant to so many of you and we truly appreciate all of the love and support as we move through this time of grief in losing such an inspiring artist and beautiful man. We thank you for your understanding of our need for privacy at this time. From his heart to your souls ... don't ever stop rocking! read more

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Tori Yorgey, TV reporter for NBC affiliate WSAZ in West Virginia, was struck Wednesday evening while reporting live on a water main break in Dunbar. read more

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has sparked a fierce backlash for a comment where he distinguished between African American voters and Americans. read more

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is requesting a special grand jury to aid in her investigation of former President Donald Trump and his efforts to overturn Georgia's 2020 election results. read more

American Airlines said in a statement that the flight had been diverted because of "a disruptive customer refusing to comply with the federal mask requirement." read more


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