Jordan Candler / June 24, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Biden’s “major crackdown,” Kamala Harris to border, SCOTUS rulings, and more.

Top of the Fold

Government & Politics

  • Supreme Court rules for high school cheerleader in First Amendment dispute over social media profanity (SCOTUSblog.com)

  • Supreme Court sides with California farms in case involving labor union proselytizing (ABC News)

  • Biden removes Federal Housing Finance Agency director after Supreme Court ruling (Politico)

  • Bipartisan group of senators reach infrastructure “framework” deal (Washington Examiner)

  • Facebook announcement on conservative satire doesn’t bode well for The Babylon Bee… (PJ Media)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • School board walks out in Loudoun County, Virginia, as parents criticize transgender policy and Critical Race Theory (Daily Signal) | “Our protests won’t stop”: Loudoun County parents unite against CRT “insanity” (Fox News)

  • Losing altitude: FAA panel recommends changing terms “cockpit” and “manmade” to “gender-neutral” equivalents (National Review)

  • Teddy Roosevelt statue being removed from outside American Museum of Natural History over complaints of “racism” and “colonialism” (Daily Caller)

  • IKEA Atlanta apologizes for Juneteenth menu that included fried chicken and watermelon (Washington Times)

Around the Nation

  • Governor Gavin Newsom recall becomes official; over 1.7 million signatures verified (Fox News)

  • Data suggests “likely” link between COVID mRNA vaccines and rare heart issues in teens (Fox News)

  • U.S. “trust” in news is world’s lowest (Washington Examiner)

  • Red state recovery: More jobs, lower unemployment (GOP.com)

Other Notables

  • Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, will close (AP) | For the record: The communist shutdown of Hong Kong’s last free press is an indictment of Western fools (The Federalist)

  • Antivirus pioneer John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison (AP)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: “For the People Act” shows why the filibuster is needed (National Review)

  • Policy: Defunding the police is ridiculous. Here’s how to do real police reform (The Federalist)

  • Humor: “You’ll never beat the government with just guns,” says party that also believes government was almost toppled by unarmed mob on January 6 (Babylon Bee)

  • Related humor: King George III op-ed: You’ll never beat a tyrannical government with just guns (Babylon Bee)

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