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New front in mandate wars; debt bill heads to Biden

on October 13, 2021, 8:40 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver  The White House, reacting on Tuesday to actions in Texas and Florida to block vaccine mandates affecting workers in those states, accused Republican Govs. Greg Abbott of Texas and Ron DeSantis of Florida of using the coronavirus as campaign fodder by spurning a tool that can save lives (The Hill). “Gov. Abbott’s executive order […]

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Thousands of Kaiser Permanente Workers Vote to Authorize Strike over Staff Shortages

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente Workers Vote to Authorize Strike over Staff Shortages

on October 13, 2021, 8:09 AM / in National News

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers in Southern California and Oregon have voted to authorize a strike, citing staff shortages.  By PAUL BOIS | BREITBART With nearly 96 percent voting in favor of the strike, the United Nurses Assns. of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP), have entered into talks with Kaiser Permanente to avert what could […]

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Record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August

Record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August

on October 13, 2021, 7:59 AM / in National News

By Kenneth Garger | The New York Post Americans quit their jobs at a record clip in August, a new government report said Tuesday, with restaurant and hotel workers leading the mass exodus. A whopping 4.3 million people quit two months ago, the most on record dating back to December 2000 — and 300,000 more than in July, according to the […]

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FEMA to review floodplain building codes

on October 13, 2021, 7:47 AM / in National News

The White House on Tuesday announced a series of new proposals for climate initiatives, including potential new building standards for structures in flood-vulnerable areas. In the fact sheet, the Biden administration announced a request for information for an update to the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) standards for floodplains. The last major update to the standards took place in 1976. […]

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Progressives: Medicare benefit expansions ‘not negotiable’

Progressives: Medicare benefit expansions ‘not negotiable’

on October 13, 2021, 7:45 AM / in National News

Democrats are facing difficult decisions on what to include in the reconciliation infrastructure package, and powerful interests are drawing lines in the sand. On Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said that adding dental, hearing and vision benefits to Medicare in Democrats’ social spending package — an issue championed by progressives — is “not negotiable.” “This to me is not negotiable,” […]

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Afghanistan concerns center stage with G-20

Afghanistan concerns center stage with G-20

on October 13, 2021, 7:27 AM / in National News

President Biden discussed counterterrorism and rescue efforts in Afghanistan in a virtual meeting with Group of 20 (G-20) leaders on Tuesday. “The Leaders discussed the critical need to maintain a laser-focus on our enduring counterterrorism efforts, including against threats from ISIS-K, and ensuring safe passage for those foreign nationals and Afghan partners with documentation seeking to depart Afghanistan,” the White […]

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House kicks debt ceiling standoff to December

on October 13, 2021, 7:25 AM / in National News

The House is on track to send a bill to President Biden that would effectively raise the federal debt limit through the beginning of December, punting a fiscal standoff through December. The lower chamber is now working through votes on a Senate-passed bill that would raise the debt ceiling by $480 billion, enough money to keep the U.S. solvent through […]

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Mr. Bostic’s Swear Jar

Mr. Bostic’s Swear Jar

on October 13, 2021, 7:22 AM / in National News

Raphael Bostic is a man of many firsts. He is the . He is the to lead a Fed bank. And on Tuesday he became Here at Breitbart Business Daily and over at our website Breitbart News we have argued for months that the weight of the economic evidence indicated that the current inflationary pressures were not transitory. Far from […]

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House debt vote today

on October 12, 2021, 9:14 AM / in National News

The House is expected tonight to tidy up a congressional skirmish over the debt ceiling — but only temporarily. On the U.S. economic front, leaders from the Capitol to C-suites wonder if employment puzzles and rising prices are blips or worrisome trends. And infectious disease experts concede they can’t be sure that COVID-19’s delta surge is really on the way […]

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Jon Gruden resigns as Raiders coach over offensive emails

on October 12, 2021, 9:12 AM / in National News

Emasculating The NFL You already attack the Boy Scouts….. The NFL should be easy AP Jon Gruden has resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. Gruden released a statement Monday night, saying: “I have resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. I […]

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Details of Gabby Petito’s autopsy to be revealed Tuesday

Details of Gabby Petito’s autopsy to be revealed Tuesday

on October 12, 2021, 8:05 AM / in National News

By Mark Lungariello and Gabrielle Fonrouge | The New York Post A Wyoming coroner will give an official update on Gabby Petito’s autopsy during a briefing with news reporters on Tuesday, officials said. Teton County Coroner Brent Blue called a press conference for 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the ruling on the autopsy, which will likely include a cause of death for Petito. […]

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Trump Promises To ‘Take America Back’ At Rally, Unveils New Slogan Sparking 2024 Chatter

on October 12, 2021, 8:00 AM / in National News

BY JOHN HANSON | THE POLITICAL INSIDER On Saturday, former President Donald Trump held a rally in Des Moines, Iowa where he vowed to his supporters that he was “going to take America back.” Even though Trump has not made any official announcements about whether or not he might run for re-election in 2024, a new slogan he unveiled on Saturday seemed […]

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Bannon’s subpoena snub sets up big decision for Biden DOJ

Bannon’s subpoena snub sets up big decision for Biden DOJ

on October 12, 2021, 7:57 AM / in National News

Former Trump White House strategist Steve Bannon’s choice to buck a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol could tee up a big decision for a Justice Department determined to strike an independent tone. The House committee has said it may refer Bannon for criminal prosecution by the Department of Justice (DOJ) if he doesn’t […]

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President Biden Declares Indigenous Peoples’ Day

on October 12, 2021, 6:58 AM / in National News

The goal is to shift the Columbus Day holiday to an appreciation of Native peoples. President Joe Biden issued the first-ever presidential proclamation of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, lending the most significant boost yet to efforts to refocus the federal holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus toward an appreciation of Native peoples. The day will be observed each year on Oct. 11, along […]

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Joe Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Doesn’t Exist. It’s Just A Press Release

on October 11, 2021, 7:47 AM / in National News

By Joy Pullmann | The Federalist  Yes, we’ve heard all about Joe Biden’s alleged vaccine mandate for private companies employing 100 or more people. It was all over the news even before he announced it on September 9. His announcement has jeopardized the employment of millions of Americans and increased worker shortages in critical domains such as health care. There’s only […]

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Navy engineer, wife accused of trying to sell nuclear submarine secrets

Navy engineer, wife accused of trying to sell nuclear submarine secrets

on October 11, 2021, 7:41 AM / in National News

By Mark Moore | The New York Post Smooth move — or was it chunky? A turncoat Navy engineer was bagged by the feds for trying to pass along US nuclear secrets — inside half a peanut butter sandwich, court documents allege. The 42-year-old Maryland suspect found himself in a jam when it turned out the foreign operative he thought he […]

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Most Senate Republicans don’t want to see Trump run again

Most Senate Republicans don’t want to see Trump run again

on October 11, 2021, 7:20 AM / in National News

Senate Republicans, with a few exceptions, are hoping that former President Trump does not announce his intention to run again for president. These GOP senators definitely don’t want to see Trump announce a bid before the 2022 midterm elections, fearing that could sink their hopes of winning back the Senate. More broadly, they’re generally reluctant to see him on the ballot in […]

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Federal Judge Rules Against Natural Immunity Claim Challenging COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Federal Judge Rules Against Natural Immunity Claim Challenging COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

on October 11, 2021, 7:14 AM / in National News

BY JACK PHILLIPS | EPOCH TIMES A federal judge on Oct. 8 denied a request to block Michigan State University’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on the basis of natural immunity. An employee at the school, Jeanna Norris, filed a lawsuit against the mandate and asked a judge to intervene on the basis that she had already contracted COVID-19 and recovered. She presented two antibody tests showing her […]

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Obama: Country Can’t Function With Only Eight Supreme Court Justices

Obama: Country Can’t Function With Only Eight Supreme Court Justices

on October 11, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, Opinion

This article is republished annually to remind us of the ignorance, maybe our own ignorance of the function(s) of the Federal Court system and especially that of the Supreme Court. In an article published on October 4, President Barack Obama revealed that he has a woefully wrong understanding of the separation of powers, the Supreme Court, and the Constitution. “Our […]

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The Dirt on Dems’ Reconciliation Bill

The Dirt on Dems’ Reconciliation Bill

on October 10, 2021, 8:45 AM / in National News

BY BETSY MCCAUGHEY Democrats are quarreling over the price tag of their Build Back Better bill, but the real problem is what’s in it. The bill coerces workers to join unions, imposes racial preferences on every facet of life and redistributes money from workers to takers. Fortunately, this bill is in limbo. Moderate Democrats such as Sen. Joe Manchin insist […]

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