President Joe Biden’s First State of the Union Address

President Joe Biden’s First State of the Union Address

Washington, DC…Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, our First Lady and Second Gentleman. Members of Congress and the Cabinet. Justices of the Supreme Court. My fellow Americans. Last year COVID-19 kept us apart. This year we are finally together again. Tonight, we meet as Democrats Republicans and Independents. But most importantly as Americans. With a duty […]

State and Provincial Governors Urge Trudeau to Life Mandates & Get Cross Border Trucks Moving Again

State and Provincial Governors Urge Trudeau to Life Mandates & Get Cross Border Trucks Moving Again

Helena, Mont…Together with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, and 15 other governors, Governor Greg Gianforte today called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Joe Biden to immediately reinstate the vaccine and quarantine exemptions available to cross border truck drivers. “We understand the vital importance of vaccines in the fight against COVID-19 […]

Briefing by White House COVID-⁠19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Briefing by White House COVID-⁠19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Washington, DC…Good morning, and thanks for joining us.  Today, we’ll start with an update from Dr. Walensky on the state of the pandemic and CDC’s COVID-19 surveillance efforts.  DR. WALENSKY:  Good morning.  Thanks, Jeff.  I’d like to start by walking you through today’s data.  The current seven-day daily average of cases is about 247,300 cases […]

President Biden on the January Jobs Report

President Biden on the January Jobs Report

Washington, DC…Hey, folks. Good morning. It’s still morning by about 10 minutes. (Laughter.) I want to speak to you this morning about the extraordinary resilience and grit of the American people and American capitalism. Our country is taking everything that COVID has to throw at us, and we’ve come back stronger. I’m pleased to report […]

As Child Tax Credits End Americans Returning to Work. Nonfarm Payroll Soars 467,000 in January.

As Child Tax Credits End Americans Returning to Work.  Nonfarm Payroll Soars 467,000 in January.

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 467,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.0 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment growth continued in leisure and hospitality, in professional and business services, in retail trade, and in transportation and warehousing. This news release presents statistics from two […]

Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter!

Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter!

Punxsutawney, PA…Here ye, here ye, here ye, Today, 2-2-22, welcome to Punxsutawney to celebrate Groundhog Day. the one hundred thirty sixth annual trek of the Punxsutawney groundhog club. Punxsutawney phil, the seer of seers, the prognosticator of all prognosticators, was gently lifted from his burrow at 7:25 am, and held high to see. His faithful […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Ayn Rand on Her Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Ayn Rand on Her Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Ayn Rand on Her Birthday. Alisa Zinovyevna Rosenbaum (Ayn Rand) February 2, 1905 – March 6, 1982 “The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.” ~ Ayn Rand, February 2, 1905 – March 6, 1982 “The smallest minority on earth is the […]

The Greatest Playing Career in NFL history is Officially Complete as Tom Brady Retires

The Greatest Playing Career in NFL history is Officially Complete as Tom Brady Retires

Tampa Bay, FL…On Tuesday, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady informed the team that he is retiring after 22 unparalleled seasons in the NFL, the last two in Tampa. Brady walks away after winning a league-record seven Super Bowls plus five Super Bowl MVP trophies and three regular-season NFL MVP titles. He is the NFL’s all-time […]

Amazon Employee Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud For Stealing More Than $273,000 In Merchandise

Amazon Employee Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud For Stealing More Than $273,000 In Merchandise

Charlotte, NC…Douglas Wright, Jr., 27, of Charlotte, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David C. Keesler today and pleaded guilty to mail fraud, for stealing merchandise from Amazon worth over $273,000, announced Dena J. King, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Joining U.S. Attorney King in making today’s announcement are Robert R. Wells, […]