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Well That Was A Year: A Review of My 2020 Predictions

From the Department of Didn’t See THAT Coming… Yes, it’s true: Last year, I did not predict a global pandemic in 2020. COVID is a gravitational force that warps everything it touches, so I approach this annual ritual of self-grading with trepidation. As I start, I honestly don’t remember what I predicted twelve months ago…but ...

Biden: ‘Our darkest days in the battle against COVID are ahead of us, not behind us’

• "We all have to stay apart just a little longer," cautions President-Elect • Biden on cyberattack: "We know this much: This attack constitutes a grave risk to our national security." President-Elect Joe Biden spoke to the nation from Delaware t... ...

Trump declares classical architecture as D.C.’s official style, executive order requires federal buildings to be ‘beautiful’

As thousands die each day from the pandemic, outgoing President Donald Trump signs an executive order that declares classical architecture is the official style in D.C., and that all new federal construction shall henceforth be "beautiful." Nope, n... ...

Trump officials attacked CDC reports on coronavirus, downplayed COVID-19 threat, House probe finds

Political appointees in the outgoing administration of Donald Trump repeatedly interfered in more than a dozen government reports detailing scientific findings about the spread of COVID-19, a House investigation panel reported Monday. Rep. James Cly... ...

‘We’ll watch and see.’ —House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, asked if he will fight election results showing Biden won

"Will you join the effort to object to the election results January 6?," asks a Fox News reporter. "We'll watch and see," says House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, sauntering dangerously close to sedition in his apparent loyalty to outgoing U.S. Pr... ...

Biden could save U.S. taxpayers $2.6 billion by halting Trump’s ****** border wall on January 20, says Army Corps

President-elect Joe Biden would save American taxpayers $2.6 billion if he stops Trump's border wall project on Jan 21 as promised, according to new estimates from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, the federal government would have to pay abou... ...

Biden to get coronavirus vaccine as soon as next week

A transition official says President-Elect Joe Biden will likely be receiving his coronavirus vaccine as early as next week. From Reuters: Biden has said he would get the injection in a public setting to instill confidence in its safety.Biden, 7... ...