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The Delta variant and vaccine hesitancy in red states stall progress in President Biden's battle against COVID-19 and threaten the economy's revival. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden has put the WH and Dem party in bed with big tech companies and violated the First Amendment.
Respect for racial and other minorities is an important American value, but respect is not the same as bombarding every silly reality show and sporting event with incessant reminders of injustice and ill will. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Never before has the race card been used as pithily as know.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Friday said the Biden administration is "in regular touch" with Facebook to ensure correct "narratives." New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden is playing switch games.
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Former Democrat Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell is slamming Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over her stance on the US' Cuba embargo amid ongoing protests. New York Post
VOA VIEW: AOC is an idiot.
The FBI's failure in the Larry Nassar case adds to a growing list of damning critiques of some of the bureau's biggest investigations in recent years. USA Today
VOA VIEW: The FBI brass cannot be trusted or respected.
Fully vaccinated Americans could be allowed to cross into Canada for non-essential travel as soon as mid-August, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday. That would grant Americans entrance slightly ahead of fully vaccinated travelers from the rest of the world, which Canada plans to do by early September. In a ... Washington Times
House Foreign Affairs Committee Democrats largely dismissed Republican input Thursday before passing the committee’s comprehensive bill aimed at countering China. The Ensuring American Global Leadership and Engagement (EAGLE) Act, introduced by Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, New York Democrat and the panel chairman, comes as both the Biden administration and Congress ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dems are afraid of looking bad, as a result of incompetence and/or stupidity.
The NFL reportedly plans to play the so-called Black national anthem before all its major events in the upcoming season. As part of a doubling down on its politicking from last season, America's biggest professional sports league will play “Lift Every Voice And Sing” before all “tentpole events,” according to ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: This is pitiful and un American.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer is pressing Democrats and Republicans to wrap up negotiations on a conventional infrastructure bill and a “human infrastructure” bill ahead of the August recess. Mr. Schumer, New York Democrat, said Thursday that he was setting a hard deadline of next week for both deals ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Schumer is an idiot.
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Health officials on Friday warned about a case of human monkeypox in a U.S. resident who recently returned from Nigeria, and said they're tracing the person's contacts on two flights. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed the case on July ... Washington Times
Sportscaster Bob Costas lit into Republicans, CPAC and former President Donald Trump as delusional, fantasists, dummies or, if well-educated, pure cynics. In an interview on St. Louis radio station KFTK, the longtime face of NBC Sports didn’t limit his fire to a few fringe lawmakers. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Costas is the one who is delusional.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be questioned Saturday by investigators by the New York State Attorney General’s office in the sexual harassment probe. ABC
VOA VIEW: Cuomo is a deviate.
Ford Motor is recalling about 774,696 Ford Explorer vehicles because of a seized cross-axis ball joint that may cause a fractured rear suspension toe link ABC
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The Biden administration is reversing a Trump-era rule on showerheads that was approved after then-President Donald Trump complained he couldn’t get wet enough because of limits on their water flow ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden wants to take out all the good that Trump put in place.
FAA mandates inspections of Boeing 737 switches that could pose safety risk. ABC
Officials believe the Bootleg Fire in Oregon won't be fully contained until the end of November. CBS
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Officials are scrambling to ramp up rental assistance as the end of the eviction moratorium looms. CBS
VOA VIEW: More free rides to be paid by taxpayers.
With crowds of newly remote workers fleeing large metros, smaller cities are seeing the biggest rent hikes. CBS
VOA VIEW: The rise is going to be greater.
Deaths from the coronavirus are increasing after weeks of decline, along with hospitalizations and cases. CNBC
VOA VIEW: People are getting careless.
Washington has openly criticized Beijing's sweeping national security law passed in June 2020 aimed at limiting Hong Kong's autonomy. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Doing business with Hong Kong is being lost because of China.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Friday said it is clear there are more steps Facebook can take to fight misinformation regarding Covid-19 vaccines. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The WH has crossed the line.
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President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats' $3.5 trillion budget resolution framework would fund a clean energy transition and policies to combat climate change. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Foolish waste of money.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are dropping a fee on mortgage refinances that was instituted during the pandemic. CNBC
President Joe Biden's 2020 chief campaign spokesman Kamau Marshall is now a U.S. Trade Representative's communications officer. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden is for sale.
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The White House turned up the pressure on Silicon Valley to get a handle on vaccine misinformation Thursday, specifically singling out 12 people one group dubbed the "disinformation dozen," saying they were responsible for a great deal of misinformation about Covid-19. CNN
VOA VIEW: More Biden deception.
Pfizer and BioNTech said Friday that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review designation to their application for full approval of their Covid-19 vaccine, and an FDA official said the decision will come "soon". CNN
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
Maj. Gen. Michael Guetlein was nominated to be the U.S. Space Systems Command's first field commander, the Pentagon announced. UPI
VOA VIEW: Another liberal.
The largest assemblage of U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth fighter planes is in the Pacific region for exercises analysts say is a strong message to China. UPI
Ford announced on Friday that it's issuing three safety recalls covering nearly 800,000 vehicles on roads worldwide, but mostly in North America. UPI
VOA VIEW: A major Ford loss.
The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan threatens the essential rights of Afghan women to education, healthcare, employment and participation in politics, activists say, as the Taliban increases control. UPI
VOA VIEW: The Taliban will take over.
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