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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Weekly Digest

The following front-page stories received the most comments during the preceding week.

The following things can be true at the same time. First, the attack on the Capitol on January 6 was a dark moment in American history and one in which the former president bears responsibility. Second, the attack on the Capitol will not be a defining issue in the upcoming 2022 midterm campaign. read more


President Biden and Vice President Harris Speak to the American People about the Urgent Need to Pass Legislation to Protect the Constitutional Right to Vote and the Integrity of Our Elections read more


Instead of fighting fire with fire, Democratic politicians seem determined to let the GOP define the rules. Why should the party that doesn't believe in anything beyond owning the libs and serving its donors set the parameters for politics and society? read more


Leader of Oath Keepers and 10 Other Individuals Indicted in Federal Court for Seditious Conspiracy and Other Offenses Related to U.S. Capitol Breach: A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment yesterday, which was unsealed today, charging 11 defendants with seditious conspiracy and other charges for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, which disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress that was in the process of ascertaining and counting the electoral votes related to the presidential election. According to court documents, Elmer Stewart Rhodes III, 56, of Granbury, Texas, who is the founder and leader of the Oath Keepers; and Edward Vallejo, 63, of Phoenix, Arizona, are being charged for the first time in connection with events leading up to and including Jan. 6. Rhodes was arrested this morning in Little Elm, Texas, and Vallejo was arrested this morning in Phoenix. read more


DirecTV announced Friday evening that it will sever ties with One America News later this year, pulling the conservative news channel from millions of homes and dealing a significant blow to the pro-Trump network. read more


The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden's vaccine and testing requirement aimed at large businesses, but it allowed a vaccine mandate for certain health care workers to go into effect nationwide. read more


Anti-Vax Is a Significant Part of the Republican Coalition Now read more


The Department of Justice is opening a new unit to investigate acts of domestic terrorism, a top national security official said during a Senate committee hearing on Tuesday. read more


The United States surpassed its record for covid-19 hospitalizations on Tuesday, with no end in sight to skyrocketing case loads ... read more


A Democrat won a US House seat this week with 79 percent of the vote. Her GOP opponent has not conceded. read more


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