January 28, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Quasi-Green New Deal launched, sham impeachment proceeding, DHS’s theatrics, and more.

Government & Politics

  • Biden launches $2 trillion quasi-Green New Deal wrecking ball with promises galore (Daily Wire)

  • Energy secretary nominee Jennifer Granholm: Some jobs may have to be “sacrificed” to climate agenda (Daily Wire) | A trip down memory lane: As Michigan governor, Granholm divvied millions in taxpayer funds to alternative energy startups that went bankrupt (Daily Caller)

  • Chuck Schumer vows to move forward with sham impeachment trial (Daily Wire)

  • First step toward unity: Kevin McCarthy to meet with Trump in Florida (Examiner)

  • Biden starts staffing a commission on court packing now that Trump has balanced the judiciary (Politico)

Big Tech Oligarchs

  • Conservative outlet Epoch Times demonetized by YouTube (Disrn)

  • YouTube extends Trump’s suspension for a second time (CNET)


  • Chicago Teachers Union moves closer to a possible strike (WLS)

Memo to unionists: Even the CDC is now advocating “a path forward to maintain or return primarily or fully to in-person instructional delivery.” Moreover, as this headline in The Hill explains, “CDC study finds COVID-19 outbreaks aren’t fueled by in-person classes.”

  • “Open the freaking schools”: Understandably irate parent slams Virginia school board (Disrn)

National Security

  • Shameful theatrics: DHS issues nationwide terrorism alert over “violent extremists” (American Military News)

  • National Guard ludicrously to remain in Washington, DC, until at least end of March (Disrn)

  • To Iran’s delight, Biden administration slows arms sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE for review (Bloomberg)


  • Who’d a thunk it? Hydroxychloroquine may have some use to treat COVID after all, study shows (NorthJersey.com)

  • Not exactly benign: Long-term study reveals harm in regular cannabis use (University of Queensland)

Business & Economy

  • Red-state governors lead the COVID recovery after blue-state tyrants tanked the economy (The Federalist)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Christian professor attacked for “transphobia” at Baylor University (Disrn)

Non Compos Mentis

  • Press Secretary Jen Psaki on GameStop stock surge: “We have the first female treasury secretary” (Daily Wire)

Double Standards

  • Climate czar John Kerry’s family still owns private jet as he (mis)leads climate fight (Fox News)

American Spirit

  • Indiana community gives 31-year pizza deliveryman a new car as a tip (Disrn)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Canceling Keystone and reducing U.S. arms are Biden’s first two major gifts to Russia (The Federalist)

  • Policy: The dark side of global “gender equality” (The Daily Signal)

  • Humor: Democrats vote to reinstate Trump as president so impeachment trial is constitutional (Babylon Bee)

  • Related humor: Congress to retroactively impeach all previous Republican presidents (Babylon Bee)

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