President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the authorization of the coronavirus vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11 at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 3, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) A federal judge on Monday placed a temporary injunction on the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for health care workers at Medicare- and Medicaid-affiliated facilities. Judge
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A purported first-grade teacher is making headlines after claiming that nothing makes them prouder than when their students “ask about my queerness.” It is not clear at the time of this reporting whether the teacher is biologically female or male. What are the details? The teacher, who goes by “Nalo” on Twitter, announced that they
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Meghan McCain shared a blunt message for the Democratic Party on Saturday in response to the suggestion that Democrats should nominate Vice President Kamala Harris and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg as the party’s 2024 presidential ticket. What did McCain say? By elevating Harris and Buttigieg to be the presidential ticket Democrats could run in 2024,
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Former Empire actor Jussie Smollett arrives at court for his arraignment on renewed felony charges in Chicago, Ill., February 24, 2020. (Kamil Krzaczynski/Reuters) Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of Jussie Smollett, the actor who allegedly falsely claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime. Smollett was indicted on 16
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The saga involving a college professor who made headlines earlier this month after declaring that adult sexual attraction to minors is OK as long as it’s not acted upon has taken another turn. Dr. Allyn Walker — an assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice at Old Dominion University — is resigning amid “multiple threats
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An anonymous woman complaining that her boyfriend — with whom she shares an open relationship — is exclusively sleeping with white women outside their relationship is concerned that her boyfriend could be a secret racist. What are the details? In an impassioned note to “How to Do It,” Slate‘s sex advice column, the woman –
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Travelers wear protective suits at Soekarno Hatta International airport in Tangerang, Indonesia, November 29, 2021. (Willy Kurniawan/Reuters) On the menu today: Suddenly, the national and international media rush back to the pandemic emotional equivalent of DefCon One, warning viewers and readers about the potential menace of Omicron, who sounds like a villain from a Transformers
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An election worker checks a voter’s drivers license in Charlotte, N.C., March 15, 2016. (Chris Keane/Reuters) Require ID, update voter rolls, and count only votes received by Election Day. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE C ontrary to the dominant media narrative, election reform is shaping up to be a winning issue for Republicans in 2022. That’s because
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Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., July 20, 2021. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via Reuters) With his latest remarks, Fauci has given his game away. It’s a game we should stop playing. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A few people show up in Botswana with a new variant
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The South African doctor who first alerted the scientific community to a new SARS-CoV-2 — B.1.1.529, which the World Health Organization has dubbed “Omicron” — has described symptoms of the variant as “unusual, but mild.” What is the background? While most Americans gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, hysteria over the new COVID-19 variant spread
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After Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges from the Kenosha shooting, Best Buy and Levi Strauss reportedly offered their employees counseling to those distressed over the verdict. Levi’s offered a session with a “racial trauma specialist” for workers distraught over the acquittal of Rittenhouse — who is white — shooting three white men who
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Republican Senators Ted Cruz (TX) and Rand Paul (KY) fired back at Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to Joe Biden, after Fauci attacked them in comments on CBS’ Face the Nation on Sunday morning. Rand Paul, “The absolute hubris of someone claiming THEY represent science. It’s astounding and alarming that a public health bureaucrat
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The Department of Transportation was accused of violating the law after posting a “meme” to social media promoting President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better legislation. What are the details? The Transportation Department published a meme on Friday of a man and woman texting each other from different places. The purpose of the meme was to
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Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) punched back at Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday after the infectious diseases doctor claimed that criticism against him is “dangerous.” What did Fauci say? During an interview that aired on CBS News’ “Face The Nation,” Fauci took aim at Paul and Cruz, two Republican lawmakers who have
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They’re not good. Joe Biden’s approval ratings are in the toilet, and it is very, very, very, very unlikely he’ll even run for reelection anyway. This should not be a problem for the Democrats, but it is. Biden won the Democratic primary mainly on his perceived electability. Still, as someone who had twice run for president
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CNN was thrashed so severely on social media for deceptively blaming a car for the Waukesha Christmas parade massacre instead of the repeat felon that the outlet was forced to walk back its misleading headline. Exactly a week after the tragedy in Waukesha, CNN duplicitously insinuated that a car was the cause of six deaths
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Career criminal Darrell Brooks sped through the barricades of a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, killing six and injuring dozens, and the New York Times on Saturday engaged in damage control for the left-wing “bail reform” movement nationwide. “Waukesha Suspect’s Previous Release Agitates Efforts to Overhaul Bail,” by Glenn Thrush and Shaila Dewan, offered up plenty of
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While our political leaders embarrass themselves with travel restrictions and the media melts down over the new COVID-19 variant, leaders in Botswana would like your attention. The four cases of the latest scariant are all asymptomatic and detected incidentally. Authorities only tested individuals because they were scheduled for air travel. Likewise, South Africa is seeing
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President Franklin Pierce and Nathaniel Hawthorne (Brady-Handy Photograph Collection/Library of Congress) First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents, by Gary Ginsberg (Twelve, 416 pp., $30) NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE F irst ladies, first children, first siblings, and even first dogs have served as frequent grist for the mill in the (often
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The longtime producer for Rush Limbaugh told Tucker Carlson a story about the celebrated conservative radio host from decades ago. James Golden — better known by his radio pseudonym Bo Snerdley — caused Carlson to become “emotional” while talking about a generous act of kindness carried out by Rush before he became a well-to-do talk
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Media members on prominent news networks expressed panic Sunday over the impact the new COVID-19 variant — dubbed “Omicron” by the World Health Organization — would have on President Joe Biden’s social spending agenda. What is the background? Last year, to attack then-President Donald Trump, then-presidential candidate Biden promised to end the COVID-19 pandemic. In
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