(Brad Betters) Before the Southern Poverty Law Center chose to hide this information, black nationalist groups on its hate-group list had been growing four-fold since 2000.
(Evita Duffy) The Chinese Foreign Ministry attacked World Health Organization (WHO) advisory committee member Jamie Metzl because he published anopen letterWednesday calling out the WHO’s COVID-19 origins report for being full of factual inaccuracies.
(Jordan Davidson) The Chinese Communist Party is rounding up Christians in “secretive, mobile transformation facilities” and demanding that they reject their faith, according to a report from Radio Free Asia.
(The Federalist) The following is Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’s concurring opinion in President Joe Biden v. Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. In a ruling for writ of certiorari, Thomas concurred in an opinion to send the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit with instructions to dismiss as moot, now that Biden is president. The case, launched in August, inquires whether the First Amendment strips government officials of their ability to block third-party accounts on Twitter if the personal account is used to conduct official business. The lower court ruled that Donald Trump violated the First Amendment when he blocked users on the platform, which served as a public forum. Read Thomas’s full opinion complete with citations here.
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(Tristan Justice) Democrat Mayor of Palm Beach County Dave Kerner railed against CBS’s “60 Minutes” Monday after the flagship program broadcast a special on Florida’s vaccine efforts where it manipulated interviews to amplify a manufactured narrative.
(Mike Sabo) Former President Trump’s 1776 Commission has issued a report that summarizes “the principles of the American founding and how those principles have shaped our country.” It will be the only such report – President Biden swiftly dissolved the commission by executive order after being sworn into office on Wednesday.
(Margot Cleveland) On Wednesday, the Washington Post ran an innuendo-filled article that relied on a bevy of anonymous sources to invent a new “scandal” for the Flynn family.
(Dan Bartkowiak) A grand jury report released ten years ago introduced the world to Kermit Gosnell, an abortionist from West Philadelphia who killed born-alive babies, employed teens with no medical experience as anesthesiologists, and crushed countless lives for more than 30 years. For years, government officials and others turned a blind eye to Gosnell’s “House of Horrors.”
(Kenny Xu) Former Democratic Party presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced his candidacy for New York mayor on Jan. 14, and it’s time we set the record straight on him.