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Steve January 20, 2022

WASHINGTON — Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) expects Democrats to start over on the Build Back Better legislation with a “clean sheet of paper” after he killed the bill last month. “We will just be starting from scratch,” a cheerful Manchin told reporters Thursday. Several Democrats told HuffPost they’re ready to make whatever compromises they need […]

Steve January 20, 2022

Federal employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are fighting to keep Andrew Wheeler, Donald Trump’s controversial second head of the Environmental Protection Agency and a former coal lobbyist, from becoming Virginia’s top environmental official. Earlier this month, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) announced Wheeler as his pick to serve as secretary of natural resources. The […]

Steve January 20, 2022

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) wears a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat as she leaves the U.S. Capitol (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., made a series of bizarre remarks to a group of Jewish visitors at the U.S. Capitol Thursday morning, BuzzFeed reported, asking them if they were doing “reconnaissance” while stopping to look […]

Steve January 20, 2022

Image source, Getty Images England is to remove its “Plan B” Covid restrictions over the next week. Rules are also being eased in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. What are the Covid rules in England? From Thursday 27 January: Covid passes will no longer be compulsory to gain entry to venues and events face masks […]

Steve January 20, 2022

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Steve January 20, 2022

David Lane reports that “some 30 North Carolina pastors and spiritual leaders will be running for local office in 2022.” Lauren Witzke declares that “we already have Big Government, and the Christian Right is here to take it over.” We’re not sure why Robin Bullock, who hates vaccine and mandates, is praising George Washington for […]

Steve January 20, 2022

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Steve January 20, 2022

Rclone is a wonderful tool. It is a simple script that allows you to manage your files over a number of cloud storage providers seamlessly. It has an intuitive command line interface and a powerful set of features that, among other things, allow you to migrate data from one cloud remote to the other, combine […]

Steve January 20, 2022

20 January 2022 What was claimed The Metropolitan Police is investigating the Covid-19 vaccine programme. Our verdict The force confirmed to Full Fact there is no criminal investigation and no indication any crime has been committed. Multiple social media posts claim the Metropolitan Police has launched a criminal investigation into the Covid-19 vaccine programme. This […]

Steve January 20, 2022

20 January 2022 What was claimed The UK is now capable of producing 80% of our own PPE. Our verdict This is based on a snapshot figure from a year ago, and doesn’t include gloves which make up around 45% of the UK’s PPE demand. Thanks to the efforts of people across Whitehall, this country […]

Steve January 20, 2022

When Joe Biden took office, he already had a laundry list of cybersecurity issues to address.  Just a month before, private companies and government officials had discovered that Russia had spent more than a year conducting one of the most effective cyberespionage campaigns against the United States in history by hacking the small Austin software company […]

Steve January 20, 2022

Elza Soares, who recorded 36 albums, was an outspoken advocate who denounced racism and violence against women. Published On 20 Jan 202220 Jan 2022 Elza Soares, a celebrated Brazilian samba music singer who campaigned against racism, died at her home in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, her family said. She was 91. The singer “moved […]