Biden, Democrats need to move fast on Supreme Court and ignore Republicans

“The American people elected a Senate that is evenly split at 50-50,” McConnell said following confirmation of Breyer’s retirement. “To the degree that President Biden received a mandate, it was to govern from the middle, steward our institutions and unite America. The president must not outsource this important decision to the radical left. The American … Read more

Portland offered to rehire dozens of recently retired police officers, only 2 expressed interest – HotAir

Watching the city of Portland gradually come to terms with reality has been a long, painful process. After jumping onboard the “defund the police” bandwagon and watching dozens of officers retire or resign, shootings and murders skyrocketed in the city. Suddenly, the mayor reversed course and started talking about refunding the police and putting back … Read more

House GOP Demands Release Of Biden-Ukraine Transcript Following Reports Call ‘Did Not Go Well’

House Republicans are demanding transcripts of a call between President Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky about a possible Russian invasion of the country be released after disputed reports over the substance of the conversation. CNN initially reported that a senior Ukrainian official described the talk between Biden and Zelensky as “long and frank” but … Read more

Josh Hawley shows how to be racist over Biden’s court nominee, right wing media says ‘hold my beer’

As the Press Watch reported, Biden’s promise to nominate a black woman for court “It stunned the right-wing media.” The scum on the right includes the usual suspects. Tucker Carlson took himself away from complaining about the candy’s cartoonish sex appeal, and spent 12 minutes in a rant that ended to confirm Hawley’s statement: For … Read more

Get ready for a new wage-price spiral as retail sales fall – HotAir

Consider this a confirmation of similar data from the Census Bureau two weeks ago. Retail sales retreated in December when the holiday season should have provided a boost to retailers, according to a Bureau of Economic Analysis report this morning. While nominal wages rose last month, inflation actually reduced worker buying power as expressed in … Read more

NY Rep. Calls For Biden To Be Impeached After Police Video Shows Feds Flying Illegal Immigrants Into NY

Republican Representative Claudia Tenney of New York is calling for President Biden to be impeached following the release of police video showing illegal immigrants being flown by federal contractors into an airport in New York in the dead of night. The Political Insider reported Thursday on the bombshell video footage released by former Westchester County … Read more

A Transformative Green New Deal Requires Inclusive Manufacturing

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NYC Mayor can hire his brother, but there’s a catch – HotAir

During his first two weeks in office, New York City Mayor Eric Adams named one prominent appointment to the position of Deputy NYPD Commissioner. The pick drew immediate criticism because it was his brother, Bernard Adams. Saying that his brother was “highly qualified” for the position, the Mayor declared that Bernard’s primary responsibility would be … Read more