Jordan Candler / October 12, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

Democrat infighting, Texas vaccine EO, Superman goes woke, and more.

Politics

  • Short deadline and party infighting threaten the Joe Biden agenda (Washington Examiner)

  • Democrats sweat size of Big Gov agenda with crucial midterms looming (Politico)

  • Merry Christmas! Lawmakers face December pileup of spending deadlines (Washington Examiner)

  • Climate wokesters descend on White House, sing songs, and vandalize Andrew Jackson statue (Daily Wire)

Security

  • Biden considering Defense Production Act to address semiconductor chip shortage (Fox Business)

  • Veterans smuggle Afghan interpreter who helped save Biden out of Afghanistan (Daily Wire)

Health

  • Governor Greg Abbott executive order says no Texas business can force employees to take COVID vaccine (Dallas Morning News)

  • China inevitably denies WHO access to bat caves in search for COVID origins (New York Post)

“Social Justice”

  • Lego declares an end to “gender bias and harmful stereotypes,” strips “boys” and “girls” labels from its products (Daily Wire)

  • Superman now bisexual: Don’t need “another straight white savior,” woke writer says (Daily Wire)

Economy

  • Oil prices continue to surge, breaking seven-year record (National Review)

  • U.S. headed into another recession if consumer sentiment trend continues, economists say (Fox Business)

  • Southwest flight cancellations, delays continue Monday after disruptive weekend (Fox Business)

Notables

  • Voter fraud is a myth: Two Fulton County workers fired after being accused of shredding voting applications (Fox News)

  • D'oh! Democrat plan to tax the rich could have the IRS cutting checks to billionaires (Washington Examiner)

  • Nothing to see here… Art gallery repping Hunter Biden received $500K federal COVID loan (New York Post)

Stranger Than Fiction

  • Woman gets $4.9 million after son was shot by police. Now she’s arrested for allegedly buying guns for other son's gang. (Daily Wire)

Belly Laugh of the Week

  • Kamala Harris’s space video produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment (Fox News)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: What to cut? Start with the subsidies to health insurance companies (National Review)

  • Policy: Build U.S. nuclear capability to incentivize future arms control (National Interest)

  • Humor: Southwest Airlines offering free flights to all passengers who are vaccinated and can fly a plane (Babylon Bee)

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