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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a British audience that if “What’s His Name” runs for president in 2024, he’ll go down in history for all the wrong reasons. In a visit to Britain for a meeting of G7 nations’ legislative leaders, Mrs. Pelosi was asked about former President Donald Trump ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Pelosi is an idiot.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken defends a U.S.-Australia submarine deal, seen as part of President Biden's strategy to counter China's influence. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Will Biden give in?
Representative Anthony Gonzalez, one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump, is the first of the group to retire rather than face a stiff primary challenge. New York Times
VOA VIEW: A wise decision.

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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe painted his Republican opponent Glenn Youngkin as a “wannabe” of Donald Trump, continuing his efforts to tie Mr. Youngkin to the former president. Mr. McAuliffe was posed a question on Thursday during a debate against Mr. Youngkin on why he has invoked Mr. Trump in ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: McAuliffe should lose big.
Democratic efforts to include a special $50,000-per-year journalist tax break within President Biden’s $3.5 trillion spending package have sparked accusations of “media collusion.” Sen. Ron Johnson argued the tax credit would create an improper relationship between the federal government and the nation’s leading media outlets. Such relationships, according to the ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dems are trying to buy the media to win them more on their side.
The Biden Justice Department is launching a review of how it ensures the grants it gives to law enforcement agencies and other organizations are not used to fund "illegal discrimination." Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta on Wednesday announced the 90-day review in a memo sent to top DOJ officials. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden wants to expand control for Dems.
The Supreme Court hit its lowest approval rating among registered voters in a Quinnipiac University poll published this week, after justices refused to block a Texas ban on abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Fifty percent of registered voters gave the high court a negative approval rating, while 37% ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The Supreme Court has failed to uphold conservative values.
Moderna announced on Wednesday new data supporting COVID-19 booster shots, noting a higher risk of breakthrough infections and observed waning immunity among people who received their first vaccine dose earlier. In a trial called COVE, there were 88 breakthrough infections among 11,431 participants, or 59 cases per 1,000 person-years, who ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: More money.
Vulnerable House Democrats are already being targeted over the massive tax hikes Speaker Nancy Pelosi is backing to pay for President Biden’s $3.5 trillion social welfare package. The National Republican Campaign Committee launched a five-figure ad campaign on Thursday attacking Democratic lawmakers for “selling out their constituents” by refusing to ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Pelosi is going to take a big hit.

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A bipartisan group of House lawmakers on Thursday called for creating a system or agency that would ensure the continuity of government's legislative, executive and judicial branches in the event of a catastrophe. In a letter to House and Senate leaders, nearly 50 Republican and Democratic lawmakers raised concerns over ... Washington Times
France announced overnight that its military had killed an ISIS leader who was wanted by the U.S. for the deadly 2017 attack on a team of Green Berets in Niger. ABC
VOA VIEW: Good!
Facebook has removed nearly 150 accounts and pages linked to anti-lockdown demonstrators in Germany Thursday under a new policy focused on addressing groups that work together to spread harmful content ABC
VOA VIEW: All questionable.
Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida are under flash flood watches. ABC

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The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. ABC
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Under a Trump-era policy that the Biden administration has maintained, hundreds of thousands of migrants have been expelled without a chance to apply for asylum. CBS
VOA VIEW: One liberal judge must be overruled.
Fencing is back up around the U.S. Capitol ahead of a rally in support of those charged in the January 6 riot. Jeff Pegues has the latest on potential threats. CBS
VOA VIEW: Dem stupidity.

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Scientists are debating whether COVID-19 booster shots are necessary for those who are not immunocompromised, with some saying the vaccine is effective enough on its own. An FDA committee will vote Friday whether to approve Pfizer's booster shot. Jonathan Vigliotti reports. CBS
VOA VIEW: The truth is not known.
Fed Chair Powell directed staff to review the central bank's rules after filings showed officials made multimillion-dollar trades in 2020. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The process is phony and open to cheating.
After a summer of putting out fires, President Joe Biden is turning back to his top priority: passing huge infrastructure and social safety net packages. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden is acting like the fool he is.
The last Sears department store located in the retailer's home state of Illinois is getting ready to close its doors for good. CNBC
The Biden administration renewed the Trump-era policy last month. CNBC

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Ex-President Donald Trump on Thursday condemned the criminal prosecution of hundreds of his supporters who were part of the mob that invaded the Capitol Jan. 6. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Meaning what?
As Democrats negotiate a host of legislative priorities, one possible area of debate is emerging — whether or not the child tax credit should be tied to work. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Dems are financially bankrupting the US economy with free rides.
Stocks are up against a range of obstacles, including seasonal weakness, uncertainty around the Covid delta variant and rising costs. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The stock market is a mess.

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The legislation, if successful, may lead some higher-income couples to reconsider how they file their income taxes. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Madness!
A Los Angeles parent is sounding the alarm over posters displayed inside a high school classroom that say, "F*** Amerikkka," and claim that law enforcement’s primary purpose is to "militarily enforce White supremacist capitalism." FOX News
VOA VIEW: A mad teacher that needs to be fired.
Louisiana State University (LSU) has started the process of unenrolling students who failed to comply with COVID-19 entry procedures.  FOX News
Thousands of asylum-seeking migrants -- most of them from Haiti -- are waiting under an international bridge in Del Rio to be processed to enter the country. UPI
VOA VIEW: Illegals must not be allowed.
President Joe Biden on Thursday called on major corporations to pay their "fair share" in taxes to help pay for his administration's economic policies, including expanding Medicare and affordable childcare. UPI
VOA VIEW: Biden is an idiot.
Ford announced Thursday 450 new jobs across three southeast Michigan facilities to boost F-150 Lightning electric truck production. UPI
VOA VIEW: Electric vehicles will fail is a storm like Ida or Nicholas.
There was a surprise surge in retail sales in the United States last month, when most analysts were expecting a significant economic decline, the Census Bureau showed in its monthly report Thursday. UPI
VOA VIEW: The operative word is surprise.

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     The NFL’s playing of the so-called Black national anthem is the latest occasion for liberal commentator Bill Maher’s wrath. The host of HBOs “Real Time” weekly talk show called the league’s adding of performing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” in addition to “The Star-Spangled Banner” before last week’s season kickoff game another form of segregation.  “Now, maybe we should get rid of our national anthem, but I think we should have one national anthem,” he told his viewers.  No one should support the NFL

     “I think when you go down a road where you’re having two different national anthems, colleges sometimes now have … many of them have different graduation ceremonies for black and white, separate dorms — this is what I mean,” Mr. Maher said.  "Segregation. You’ve inverted the idea. We’re going back to that under a different name,” he said of the NFL’s pushing the “Black national anthem” in marquee games, also including the Super Bowl.  The left is trying to divide the US by race.