Jordan Candler / October 14, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Team Biden dismisses supply chains, Katie Couric edits RBG, huge COLA increase, and more.

Politics

  • Too little, too late: President Biden steps in as delays cripple supply chain (CBS News)

  • “One heck of a job”: Biden incredulously lauds port czar — despite supply chain crisis (New York Post)

  • “High class problems”: Elitist White House chief of staff dismisses supply chain crisis and surging inflation (Fox News)

  • Leftmedia personified: Katie Couric covered up RBG’s dislike for taking a knee (Daily Mail)

  • Mark Zuckerberg spent $419 million on nonprofits ahead of 2020 election — and got out the Dem vote (New York Post)

Security

  • What’s the point of checking in? Leaked Border Patrol docs show mass release of illegal immigrants into U.S. by Biden administration (Fox News)

  • Five people onboard flight out of Afghanistan “intended to hijack the aircraft” (Daily Wire)

  • Suicides in the U.S. Army’s active-duty forces jump 46% (Fox News)

  • Five dead in Islamist bow and arrow attack in Norway (BBC)

Economy

  • Inflation returns to highest level in 13 years (Bongino.com)

  • Social Security benefits to increase 5.9% in 2022 amid rising inflation (National Review)

  • Huge Social Security cost-of-living increase could accelerate trust’s depletion (Fox Business)

Health

  • Drug overdose deaths hit record high during pandemic 12-month period (Washington Examiner)

  • Employer vaccine mandate a step closer to reality as OSHA submits rule text to OMB for review (Fox News)

  • Follow the Science™: Man’s kidney transplant canceled … because donor wasn’t vaccinated (New York Post)

“Social Justice”

  • The REAL cover-up: Virginia Democrats voted to allow schools to refrain from reporting sexual battery last year (National Review)

  • Seattle school cancels Halloween over “equity,” says black kids don’t celebrate (KTTH)

  • D'oh! Virginia city that removed police from schools following “defund the police” protests reinstates officers (Washington Examiner)

  • State school board groups disavow School Boards Association’s parent inquisition (Daily Signal)

Notables

  • Federal judge finds DC jail warden in contempt, demands DOJ civil rights probe of January 6 detainees (Fox News)

  • Trump team claims Mark Milley never told them of China worries (Washington Times)

Stranger Than Fiction

  • Guy with no arms robs a jewelry store at gunpoint … holding the gun with his feet (Not the Bee)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: The Biden administration’s self-defeating approach to Iran and China (Washington Examiner)

  • Humor: Kids, here are 10 signs your parents might be domestic terrorists (Babylon Bee)

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