Apoll released Wednesday shows the Ohio Senate race between GOP nominee J.D. Vance and Democrat rival Rep. Tim Ryan is deadlocked – roughly four weeks after their respective primary wins and roughly five months before general election day.Read More
Day: June 2, 2022
Biden Proposal to Surrender U.S. Health Sovereignty to World Health Organization Dealt Stunning Defeat
The Biden administration was dealt a stunning blow at the World Health Assembly (WHA) last week in its attempt to push through 13 amendments to the International Health Regulations (IHR) that would hand over U.S. decision-making power over healthcare policies to the World Health Organization (WHO).
At the WHA in Geneva, Switzerland, Biden’s proposed amendments – which it quietly sent to the WHO in January – received hearty support from nations such as the United Kingdom and Australia, as well as from the European Union (EU) – all of which urged nation member-states of the WHO to surrender their healthcare sovereignty to the global health agency of the United Nations.Read More
Business Owner Beth Lear Officially Launches Campaign for Ohio House District 61 Seat
Beth Lear, a small business owner and military veteran, officially launched her campaign for State Representative for House District 61.
Lear made the announcement following a decision from a federal judge to allow state House and Senate maps to be implemented, after they were previously ruled unconstitutional by the state Supreme Court.Read More
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre: Greater School Security Not Something Biden ‘Believes In’ Since ‘The Problem Is with Guns’
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Tuesday Joe Biden has no interest in Republican proposals that focus on “hardening schools,” i.e., installing greater security and safety measures, because “the problem is with guns.”
Asked if she could elaborate on Biden’s promise to meet with members of Congress on new gun laws, Jean-Pierre said gun violence is an “epidemic” across the country.Read More
Commentary: Clinton’s Plot Came Closer to Succeeding Than January 6 Ever Did
Kevin Clinesmith must feel like an idiot for pleading guilty without a trial after a D.C.-area jury acquitted Clinton co-conspirator Michael Sussman for his role in the plot to frame Donald Trump for colluding with the Russians, supposedly to steal the 2016 election. Sussman’s D.C.-based jury which featured partisan Democrat donors rendered a quick “not-guilty” verdict. While the Left undoubtedly sees the acquittal as another “lawfare” victory against the bad orange man, that victory did not come without cost to its enabling allies.Read More
Biden Admin Gives Big Handout to Solar, Wind Projects as Gas Prices Soar
The Biden administration unveiled a policy Tuesday evening making it cheaper for green energy developers to build and maintain projects on federal lands.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced the federal government would reduce rents and fees charged for wind and solar projects on public lands during a roundtable Tuesday with U.S. and state officials in Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) expects the policy to reduce rents and fees by more than 50% when implemented.Read More
Top-Ranking Senate Republicans Demand Answers on Royalty Payments to NIH Employees
Five Republican senators on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee are demanding answers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) about royalty payments made by third parties to NIH employees.
In a letter Wednesday to NIH Director Lawrence Tabak, the senators noted that “the agency has taken no action to disclose such payments to the public at large.”Read More
Quarter of Americans Will Delay Retirement Because of Inflation, Survey Says
Millions of Americans say the likely will have to push back their retirement because of rising inflation, newly released financial survey data found.
The BMO Real Financial Progress Index, a quarterly survey from BMO and Ipsos, showed that a quarter of Americans will likely need to delay their retirement because of higher prices.Read More
Supreme Court Pauses Counting of Challenged Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballots
The Supreme Court on Tuesday paused the count of some mail-in ballots that could impact the Pennsylvania Senate GOP primary race.
The order temporarily blocks a lower court’s ruling that instructed election officials to count mail-in ballots that arrived on time but were undated.Read More
Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Texas Social Media Content Moderation Law
The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 on Tuesday to temporarily block the Texas law that prohibits social media companies from moderating content based on users’ views.Read More
Commentary: Expand Telehealth Permanently
by Diana Girnita When the fear of getting COVID-19 was high and lock-down orders were in place, telehealth was an important resource, allowing patients to connect with doctors by live video, telephone, and remote patient monitoring without overcrowding hospitals and doctors’ offices. During this time of isolation and drastic increases in…Read More
Newt Gingrich Commentary: Punishing Pennsylvania, Liberating Virginia
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolfe and Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin are moving their states in opposite directions.
Gov. Youngkin is focused on lowering the cost of living and improving Virginia’s appeal as a place to do business. Boeing’s recent announcement that it is moving from Illinois to Virginia is an example of his efforts. Youngkin’s aggressive pro-jobs push led CNBC to call Virginia the No. 1 state in the country for business.Read More
Ohio Sports Betting to Begin Early Next Year
Ohio sports betting will begin early in 2023, as the Ohio Casino Control Commission detailed in their latest meeting.
January 1, 2023 will be the official launch date, as the Commission will begin accepting applications later this month.Read More