Month: April 2020

The Age highlights studies showing that children are not coronavirus vectors. Major studies into the impact of COVID-19 on young children suggest they “do not play a significant role” in spreading the virus and are less likely to become infected than adults. Based on this news, Switzerland has announced young kids can hug their grandparents
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The Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirmed to Fox News on Thursday that the U.S. intelligence community is investigating whether the coronavirus pandemic began after an accident at a laboratory in Wuhan, China. “The entire Intelligence Community has been consistently providing critical support to U.S. policymakers and those responding to the COVID-19 virus,
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President Donald Trump speaks during the coronavirus response daily briefing at the White House, April 10, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) The Senate Republican campaign committee recently circulated a memo suggesting that the party’s candidates attack China, and their opponents’ softness on it, rather than defending President Trump’s response to the coronavirus. When the news broke it
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We all remember those images of Florida beaches that were packed with people even as the state was starting to issue stay-at-home orders last month. Last night Florida reported that the state has 4,246 active cases of coronavirus. There will be many more reported tonight. This is a photo of New Smyrna Beach this afternoon.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at an event in Wilmington, Del., March 12, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Biden campaign operatives have reportedly accessed the former vice president’s archived Senate files, which may contain information shedding light on Tara Reade’s allegation that Biden sexually assaulted her when she worked for him as a Senate aide. Operatives
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Big technology companies are using the COVID-19 tragedy to increase their power over the American population. #FoxNews #Tucker FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting
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A staff member takes a sample at a COVID-19 testing centre in Glasgow, Scotland, April 29, 2020. (Andrew Milligan/Reuters) At this point, the easiest and least useful contribution to the discussion about reopening society is to pound the table and bellow, “We need more testing!” Yeah, no kidding. As laid out yesterday, not even the
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While Wednesday’s CBS Evening News was the only broadcast newscast to report on the stock market’s rally following a breakthrough with coronavirus-fighting drug Remdesivir, they threw cold water on anyone who dared to have hopeful thoughts about the economy improving. “But even as the market rises, the economy is in a tailspin,” declared anchor Norah O’Donnell.
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A couple place rings on each other’s fingers during a much small wedding ceremony in Mukilteo, Wash., March 20, 2020. (Lindsey Wasson/Reuters) Americans are getting married at the lowest rate ever recorded, according to a report by the National Center for Health Statistics, with the lead author for the report calling the moment “historic.” The
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Des Moines, Iowa, August 10, 2019. (Scott Morgan/Reuters) Some members of the University of Delaware Board of Trustees, which has sole authority over Joe Biden’s Senate archive, have close ties to the former vice president, Fox News reported. Calls to make the archive public have
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We haven’t paid much attention to the IHME model lately but yesterday Scott Gottlieb flagged an ominous detail about it. For nearly two weeks, its estimate of the total U.S. death toll before August 4 has been revised upward — three separate times. This graphic shows how the cumulative number of estimated U.S. covid deaths
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Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke (L) speaks as Brookings Institution President Strobe Talbott watches at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., September 15, 2009. (Jim Young/Reuters) Former British spy Christopher Steele recently testified that he was contacted by Clinton-ally Strobe Talbott in Summer 2016 regarding his investigation into presidential candidate Donald Trump, after
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What kind of civil rights nonprofit has millions of dollars in offshore accounts? According to recent reports, the scandal-plagued Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) does, and that’s just scratching the surface of its problems. The SPLC recently published its updated “hate map” plotting “hate groups” across America, right as Americans are fearing for their lives
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The Blue Angels of the U.S. Navy and the Thunderbirds of the U.S. Air Force are doing flyovers of certain cities to honor the first responders in the Coronavirus crisis. These planes are so amazing. Anyone who gets to see them fly over in person is getting a real treat. Breitbart reports: Air Force Thunderbirds
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference following a Senate vote on the coronavirus relief bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., March 26, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected a Republican proposal to provide businesses with protection from lawsuits should they choose to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Phyllis Schlafly addresses the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., in 2007. (Hyungwon Kang/Reuters) Boot messes up history in service of a dubious argument. After the president’s lamentable “disinfectant” remarks, Max Boot began “searching for the origins of our current madness.” His search into the depths of American malaise culminated in his
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Disturbing and authoritarian tendencies were on full display during Wednesday’s NBC Nightly News, as anchor Lester Holt and reporter Gabe Gutierrez decried a gathering of mourning orthodox Jews in New York City recently. And despite cries of anti-Semitism against Mayor Bill de Blasio, the network suggested state and local governments had the “moral authority” to
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The Obamas signed a sweet, sweet deal with Netflix when Barack Obama left office. They set up their own production company to crank out projects friendly to their political agenda. What could be better than a documentary on the behind the scenes life of Michelle? That’s right. Higher Ground Productions is Obama’s own production company
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Rep. Justin Amash speaks at the Liberty Political Action Conference (LPAC) in Chantilly, Va., September 19, 2013. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Representative Justin Amash, a Republican-turned-independent, announced on Twitter today he is forming an exploratory committee to seek the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president. The Libertarian Party’s nominating convention is still slated to meet in 21 days.
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks after the USNS Comfort pulled into a berth in Manhattan during the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, March 30, 2020. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) In the middle of March, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio was among those not entirely sold on social distancing as a prophylactic measure
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Nancy Pelosi blasts President Trump’s daily coronavirus briefings as Adam Schiff compares Trump’s COVID-19 response to impeachment; reaction on ‘The Five.’ #FoxNews #TheFive FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren at a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, November 28, 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) AOC and Elizabeth Warren are from the government and they want to help. Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have announced plans to introduce a bill seeking to ban company mergers during the crisis
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In the final hours leading up to the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill passing the U.S. Senate, Republicans warned that an unemployment provision could create a perverse incentive. In many cases, the CARES Act would pay workers more on unemployment than they made when they had jobs, thus incentivizing people not to return to work. Sen.
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Joe Biden Joe Biden won Ohio’s “mail-in” Democrat primary after Governor DeWine delayed voting because of the Coronavirus. The primary was originally scheduled for March 17 (before Bernie Sanders dropped out) but DeWine pushed the primary back several weeks and encouraged voters to vote by mail with an April 28 deadline. The ballots must be
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A lab technician inspects a filled vial of investigational coronavirus treatment drug remdesivir at a Gilead Sciences facility in La Verne, Calif., March 11, 2020. (Gilead Sciences Inc/Reuters) The Food and Drug Administration is moving to quickly authorize the use of Gilead’s experimental anti-viral drug remdesivir as an emergency treatment for coronavirus, following news that
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It’s not exactly a scoop that the US wants answers about how COVID-19 blindsided the US and the world. Donald Trump told the press on Monday that “very serious investigations” had begun into China’s actions, and that Trump planned to hold Beijing accountable for damage. “We are not happy with China,” Trump underscored in his
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Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, speaks at a conference in Washington, D.C., May 22, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Tuesday said she backed Joe Biden despite new allegations of sexual assault against the former vice president. “I believe women deserve to be heard, and I believe that has happened here,” Abrams
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For more than a month, New York has ordered ‘non-essential’ businesses to close; reaction from Eliot Rabin, Peter Elliot boutique owner. #FoxNews #Tucker FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX
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As seen on Fox & Friends Kim Kardashian West declined to join with President Trump’s many celebrity critics in an appearance with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel. MORE: http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/07/31/kim-kardashian-does-not-join-kimmels-trump-bashing-i-have-nothing-bad-say-about-trump
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