Jordan Candler / July 12, 2021

Monday Executive News Summary

Biden’s Big Tech EO, China warning, Charlottesville cancel culture, and more.

Government & Politics

  • Biden targets Big Tech in sweeping new executive order cracking down on anti-competitive practices (Fox Business) | However, the EO has a major giveaway for tech giants via net neutrality (Free Beacon)

  • Jim Clyburn affirms the Democrats’ power strategy, pleads with President Biden to scrap filibuster (Politico)

  • Hot air: White House attempts to pin inflation on summer (Townhall)

  • Belly laugh of the week: Intelligence agency busted for blatant Photoshop job on cover of diversity report (NY Post)

National Security

  • Biden tells his puppeteer, Vladimir Putin, that Russia must crack down on cybercriminals (AP)

  • Capitol Police to use Army surveillance system on Americans to “identify emerging threats” (Washington Times)

  • U.S. Pacific intel chief: Coming Chinese attack on Taiwan could target other nations (Washington Times)

  • China vows retaliation after Commerce Department blacklists companies (AP)

  • ICE opens border exemptions to pregnant moms more anchor babies (PM)

Around the Nation

  • CDC says schools should open in fall, recommends masks for unvaccinated (Fox News) | California will require face masks in schools this fall despite new CDC guidance (Washington Times)

  • A remarkable expansion of cancel culture: Statue of Lewis & Clark and Sacagawea toppled in Charlottesville (NY Post)

  • Thousands of teachers indoctrinators vow to defy state bans on Critical Race Theory (Free Beacon)

  • Intersectionality Wars: Boston Pride shutting down amid criticism over lack of inclusion (Axios)

  • Woman accused of running over George Floyd protester in Denver found not guilty of assault (Fox News)

Around the World

  • Thousands bravely protest in Cuba, calling for the end of communist dictatorship (PM) | State Department panned for tying Cuban protest to COVID (Fox News) | NY Times ripped for equating “freedom” to “anti-government slogan” (Fox News)

  • FBI to assist investigation of Haitian president’s assassination; U.S. has no plans to send troops (CNBC)

Other Notables

  • Trump easily wins CPAC 2024 GOP presidential nomination straw poll (Fox News)

  • RNC to air ad during MLB All-Star Game saying Dems stole it from Atlanta (Fox News)

  • Biden fires Trump-appointed head of Social Security agency (AP)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: The misguided argument against bans on teaching Critical Race Theory (Newsweek)

  • Satire: To combat transwoman dominance of women’s sports, Olympics adds competitive child birthing (Babylon Bee)

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