Policy and Politics

Biden to Halt New Fracking, Oil Leases on Federal Land

President Biden is expected to suspend new leases for fracking and oil drilling on federal lands on Wednesday.

Why Such a Discrepancy between the State Vaccine Dose Figures and the CDC’s Numbers?

Following up today’s Morning Jolt, there is a bizarrely vast discrepancy between the number of doses that the CDC says New York State receive

Supreme Court dismisses Trump DC hotel emoluments clause case

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed as moot a case claiming that former President Donald Trump had violated the Constitution's emoluments c

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Lifts Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has lifted the stay-at-home order put in place due to the spread of the coronavirus for all states, with off

9 Ways Joe Biden Has Already Broken His Promise on Unity

President Joe Biden made Unity™ the theme of his Inaugural Address. He mentioned the word “unity” no fewer than eight times. That is the stan

Biden’s Already Betrayed His Own Mask Mandate and the Troops

His Fraudulency Joe Biden has only been president a few days and already he’s betrayed our troops and proven he does not believe his own mask

The Empty Inauguration Of Joe Biden

If presidential inaugurations are all about symbolism, what to make of this one?

Amazon offers Biden help in nationwide COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The company extended the pledge soon after Biden took the oath of office but refused to take action months ago when President Trump was in of

Biden Signs Orders Ending Trump’s Travel Ban, Stopping Border Wall Construction

President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed a series of executive orders on immigration, moving to preserve and fortify the Deferred Action for C

The Biden Era Begins

On the menu today: Donald Trump has left the White House for the last time as president. His last public address to a large live audience tur

Trump Pardons and Commutes 143 People in Last Hours of Presidency

President Donald Trump announced late Tuesday night that he had pardoned and commuted the sentences of 143 people in the final hours of his p

California Issues Alarm Over “Unusually High Number” Of Allergic Reactions To Moderna Vaccine

The California Department of Public Health has issued an order to pause vaccinations using a batch of Moderna COVID shots, citing and unusual

Trump Issues Executive Orders To Protect Law Enforcement, Add Names To ‘National Garden Of American Heroes’

President Donald Trump issued a pair of executive orders Monday aimed at providing further protection for law enforcement and expanding the l

Biden’s Pandemic-Relief Bill Is a Mess

At the outset of the pandemic, the government undertook a deliberate effort to reduce economic activity in what was widely thought to be a ne

Biden plans to kill Keystone XL pipeline

In a notable return to Obama-era policies, President-elect Joe Biden is reportedly planning to use executive power to cancel the federal perm

Trump To Hand Out At Least 100 Pardons And Commutations Before Inauguration

President Donald Trump will spend Tuesday, his last full day in office, issuing at least 100 pardons and commutations, according to multiple

Big Tech Coalition Developing a Digital COVID Vaccination Passport

A coalition of tech and health organizations including Oracle, Microsoft, and the Mayo Clinic, is reportedly working to develop a digital COV

'Calm before the storm': Uneasy quiet descends on DC and Congress ahead of inauguration

An uneasy peace has settled in Washington, D.C., with a week to go before Inauguration Day and a week after deadly violence tore through Capi

North Dakota Bill Would Let Censored Citizens File Lawsuits Against Facebook, Twitter

A bill proposed by Republican lawmakers in North Dakota could enable lawsuits to be filed against Twitter and Facebook by users who have seen

Bail fund promoted by Kamala Harris won't share records of alleged criminals it sprung from jail

A bail fund promoted by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris that reportedly helped bail out several accused and convicted criminals — at least