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Next week, the current moratorium on evictions enacted by the federal government is set to expire. It’s been more than a year since the policy went into effect, and public housing advocates are eager to see it extended yet again. Meanwhile, as we’ve discussed here in the past, many landlords, particularly the small business, mom
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In case you’ve forgotten some of the knee-jerk responses to the Boulder shooting, let me remind you. Here’s a Deadspin editor bringing up a “white man with an AR-15” and a USA Today editor replying “It’s always an angry white man. Always.” (She was fired over that tweet.) “Activist, feminist, author” How she reacted when
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Reuters is reporting that the Chinese air force sent another incursion of military aircraft near the island of Taiwan today. This has become a somewhat routine occurrence lately but today was a bit different because of the size of the incursion. Twenty Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Friday, in the
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Governor Abbott appeared on Fox and Friends Monday morning and told the co-hosts that he had two items of news to deliver. The topic was the flood of illegal migrants into Texas and the holding facility that the Biden administration is using to house unaccompanied minors in Midland. A Texas state senator delivered troubling news
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Okay, so the title is probably a bit on the harsh side. (Borrowing a page from the Andrew Cuomo playbook, I’m sorry if anyone was offended.) But with that out of the way, the Biden administration is still taking fire for flip-flopping on the question of staffers receiving security clearances if they admit to past
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This morning’s Gospel reading is John 12:20–33: Some Greeks who had come to worship at the Passover Feast came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked him, “Sir, we would like to see Jesus.” Philip went and told Andrew; then Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus. Jesus answered them, “The hour
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San Francisco School Board member Alison Collins is under significant pressure to resign after tweets she posted about Asian Americans back in 2016 were brought to light by a parent group seeking to oust her. As I pointed out yesterday, one of Collins tweets said, “Many Asian Am. believe they benefit from the ‘model minority’
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Both House and Senate Democrats seemed to enjoy talking about how “popular” the COVID relief bill was every time a camera was pointed at them. (“Free money” seems to have that effect on people.) If they are so concerned about popularity polls when it comes to legislation, I wonder what they’re going to be saying
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This afternoon the NY Times published yet another claim of sexual harassment involving Gov. Cuomo. Alyssa McGrath, who is a current aide to the governor, describes some incidents that are very similar to those described by other accusers, i.e. being alone in the governor’s office and having him make suggestive comments. During one meeting in
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott held a press briefing across the street from the convention center in Dallas being used to house up to 3,000 boys ages 15 to 17. The unaccompanied minors, all illegal migrants, are seeking asylum in the United States. The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center is now a “decompression center” used to
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