Jordan Candler / October 11, 2021

Monday Executive News Summary

“Border czar” skips border meeting, Biden nominee loves communism, and more.

Security

  • “Border Czar” Kamala Harris skips U.S.-Mexico border security meeting, goes to New Jersey instead (Fox News)

  • Taliban says U.S. will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan (ABC News)

  • Navy engineer and his wife accused of trying to sell nuclear submarine secrets (New York Post)

Politics

  • “We still have 20% of the country who’ve decided not to get vaccinated”: White House tries to blame favorite punching bag for Joe Biden’s plunging polls (Fox News)

  • What could possibly go wrong? Biden’s nominee to oversee the banking industry “admires the Soviet economic system,” wants to end private banking, and graduated from Moscow University under a Lenin academic scholarship (Not the Bee)

  • White House fakery invariably defended by “fact-checkers” (Daily Signal)

Culture

  • Appeals court temporarily reinstates Texas pro-life law (Politico)

  • Follow the Science™: California to require all major toy stores to have gender-neutral sections (Independent)

  • East Carolina University student arrested for fake racist fraternity party invite (WITN)

Health

  • New York Times retracts massive exaggeration of children hospitalized by COVID (National Review)

  • Merriam-Webster claims that you’re “anti-vax” if you are merely opposed to vaccine mandates (Not the Bee)

  • Meanwhile, Biden falsely suggests vaccinated people cannot spread COVID but for some reason he’s not being censored on social media for it (Not the Bee)

  • For the record: Biden’s vaccine mandate doesn’t exist. It’s just a press release. (The Federalist)

Notables

  • California bans small off-road gas engines, essentially scalping the lawn and garden business (Washington Examiner)

  • DOJ won’t charge Kenosha police officer in shooting of Jacob Blake (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

  • China vows peaceful “unification” with Taiwan, days after sending a surge of warplanes near the island (Washington Post) | Taiwan president stands up to China, says island won’t “bow to pressure” (Daily Wire)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: To counter China, U.S. policy toward Taiwan must change (National Review)

  • Policy: How will the housing bubble burst? (National Review)

  • Satire: Terrorists released from Guantanamo Bay to make room for parents who protested at school board meetings (Babylon Bee)

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