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Sen. Scott Urges Nations to Condemn IOC’s Support of China’s Abuses of Uyghurs

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) has urged nations to stand up and condemn the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) support of communist China’s genocide of the Uyghurs and find a new host for the 2022 Olympic Games. In a statement issued on April 7, Scott pointed to reports that the IOC gave a uniform contract for the Tokyo 2021 Summer

Biden Announces New Gun Control Actions, Says It’s a ‘Public Health Crisis’

President Joe Biden on April 8 announced several new gun control measures after two mass shootings last month, claiming that shootings are a “public health crisis.” “Gun violence in this country is an epidemic, and it’s an international embarrassment,” he said in a speech at the White House, where he was joined by Vice President Kamala

Biden Commerce Secretary Says Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Saved American Jobs

Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo told reporters at the White House on April 7 that the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum saved American jobs. “With respect to tariffs, there is a place for tariffs. The 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum have in fact helped save American jobs in the steel and aluminum industries,” Raimondo said, marking

World’s Poorest Nations Face ‘COVID-19 Debt Trap’

WASHINGTON—The world has averted a systemic debt crisis amid the pandemic. However, the poorest developing countries continue to face significant debt problems, raising global worries over multiplying debt traps by creditors like China. Addressing the rising risk of a systemic debt crisis in developing countries is one of the key themes at this week’s virtual spring meeting

Biden Says He Has Not Spoken to Chinese Leader About Virus Origins

U.S. President Joe Biden said on April 6 that he has not talked to Chinese leader Xi Jinping about the origins of the CCP virus, which causes the disease COVID-19. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Biden was asked: “Have you had the chance to ask him [Xi] if these reports are true, that China maybe misled the world at

Florida Democrats Defend DeSantis Against Attack From ‘60 Minutes’

Several Florida Democrats are challenging a report by the CBS News program “60 Minutes” that attempted to paint the state’s vaccination partnership with the Publix grocery store chain as nefarious. The program on April 4 explored the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Florida, which has experienced a similar COVID-19 death rate to California and other states despite

Graham Urges Fauci to Assess If Biden Border Policies Are Creating COVID ‘Super-Spreader’ Event

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Monday once again urged infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci to visit the U.S.-Mexico border to determine whether Biden administration policies are undercutting the nation’s herculanean efforts to control the spread of COVID-19. Graham published his letter to U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) director Fauci on Twitter, saying that he

How One Renegade Province in the Pacific Is Standing Up to Beijing’s Pressure, Bribes, Belt and Road

In September 2019, two Pacific nations—the Solomon Islands and Kiribati—decided to drop diplomatic recognition of Taiwan for the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The move was the latest step in Beijing’s continuing efforts to chip away at Taiwan’s international standing. In the face of the Solomon Islands’ national government’s decision, Daniel Suidani, the premier of the Islands’

Senators Push to End MLB Antitrust Status After League Pulls Georgia All-Star Game

Several Republican senators joined calls to end Major League Baseball’s (MLB) antitrust exemption after it pulled the 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta, Georgia, saying that it was because of the recent voter integrity bill that has been lambasted by other major corporations and Democratic officials. MLB announced the decision to move the game on April 2,

The 10 Radical New Rules That Are Changing America

Commentary There are 10 new ideas that are changing America, maybe permanently. 1. Money is a construct. It can be created from thin air. Annual deficits and aggregate national debt no longer matter much. Prior presidents ran up huge annual deficits, but at least there were some concessions that the money was real and had

Over 100 Fully Vaccinated People in Washington State Test Positive for COVID-19

More than 100 people in Washington state have tested positive for COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated, authorities said March 30. Epidemiologists have found evidence of 102 so-called breakthrough cases since Feb. 1. That number represents 0.01 percent of people in the state who have been fully vaccinated against the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, which causes COVID-19.

Attacks on Asians Not ‘White Supremacy,’ Just ‘Thugs,’ Researcher Says

The notion that white supremacists are responsible for violent attacks on Asians falls apart under scrutiny, according to a political science researcher who collected and analyzed a database of such attacks. Wilfred Reilly, assistant professor at Kentucky State University, collected publicly available information on about 100 attacks on Asians reported in the media in the

Gov. DeSantis to Take Executive Emergency Action Against Vaccine Passports

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said in a press conference on March 29 that he will take emergency executive action shortly against the concept of Americans needing a vaccine passport to be able to travel domestically and internationally. “We’re not supportive of that. I think it’s something that people have certain freedoms and individual liberties to

Trump Launches New Personal Website

Former President Donald Trump launched a new website on March 29 dedicated to preserving the legacy of his administration and his post-presidency activism. “The Office of Donald J. Trump is committed to preserving the magnificent legacy of the Trump Administration, while at the same time advancing the America First agenda,” the landing page of 45office.com

Beijing Exploiting Anti-Asian Attacks to Shun US Criticism, ‘Delegitimize’ America

As America grapples with troubling headlines depicting a rise in anti-Asian racism, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has apparently found its latest propaganda fodder. Pointing to the uptick in crimes against Asian Americans, the regime is telling the United States to sort out its own affairs before criticizing Beijing for its severe human rights violations.

861 Criminals Caught Crossing Texas Border Area, Including 92 Sex Offenders: Official

A Border Patrol section chief reported that in recent days, more than 861 criminals have been encountered at the border, including 92 sex offenders and 63 gang members. “Within the copious amounts of groups being encountered in” the Rio Grande Valley sector in Texas, “a Salvadoran man with a prior conviction for murder was discovered” along with

Filmmakers: Cancel Culture Seeks to Erode Traditional Values and Imprison the Mind

Filmmakers Clarence Felder and Chris Weatherhead say that, as cancel culture broadens its scope, it’s not only having a chilling effect on people working in creative fields, but it seeks to imprison the mind more generally—to the detriment of society and civilization. “I think the idea is to wipe out our history, wipe out our traditions,

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