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The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Monday that Garth Brooks will perform during the swearing-in ceremony at Joe Biden’s inauguration. He joins Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez who were previously announced as performers. It wasn’t the Presidential Inaugural Committee, though, that contacted Brooks and asked him to perform, it was Jill Biden. I don’t imagine she
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According to the NY Times, Biden’s incoming economic team has one goal: Get back to the booming pre-Covid economy of the Trump administration: As President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. prepares to take office this week, his administration and the Federal Reserve are pointed toward a singular economic goal: Get the job market back to where
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Most of New York City’s public schools offer a “gifted and talented” program for aspiring students. Yearly performance tests are offered to identify the kids who are overperforming in the standard disciplines. Those who qualify are entered into advanced placement programs with more demanding curricula, giving them an easier path to admission to better colleges.
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This morning’s Gospel reading is John 1:35–42: John was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, “Behold, the Lamb of God.” The two disciples heard what he said and followed Jesus. Jesus turned and saw them following him and said to them, “What are you looking for?”
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Just in case you’ve forgotten exactly how much Katie Couric disdains Republicans and despises President Trump, look no further than Friday’s edition of Bill Maher’s show on HBO. Couric said that Republican lawmakers should be deprogrammed during Real Time with Bill Maher in a panel discussion about Republican lawmakers who supported Trump in trying to
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Alex Azar, the Secretary of Health and Human Services and one of the White House’s prime drivers in Operation Warp Speed, has resigned according to NBC News and National Review. As with several of the other recent departures, Azar is citing the Capitol riots of January 6 as the primary reason for his departure. If
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Earlier today, President Trump released a brief statement saying there must be “NO violence” at protests (Allahpundit mentioned it here). This afternoon the President released a five-minute video in which he expanded upon the earlier statement. “I want to be very clear,” Trump said. “I unequivocally condemn the violence that we saw last week. Violence
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Way, way overdue, but at least this might finally kick-start a faster move to herd immunity. The CDC’s previous super-precise phased rollout guidelines let to especially disastrous decisions in New York and elsewhere that resulted in vaccine destruction rather than vaccinations. After watching bottlenecks form and doses get destroyed, the CDC will roll out a much
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