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NYC Mayor To Convert First Paycheck To Bitcoin

The New York Daily News reports: Mayor Adams revealed Thursday that he will convert his first City Hall paycheck into cryptocurrency, seeking to make good on a campaign promise to use and promote the virtual cash system while in office. The first paycheck, due to arrive Friday, will “automatically be converted” into Bitcoin and Ethereum, two popular cryptocurrencies, via Coinbase, …

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Cawthorn Cleans Gun During Hearing On Dead Soldiers

The Daily Beast reports: The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee took Wednesday as an opportunity to hold a virtual hearing on how toxic chemicals are killing U.S. soldiers. Rep. Madison Cawthorn took the hearing as an opportunity to clean his gun. Cawthorn, the youngest current member of Congress, fiddled with his black pistol while one witness explained how university medical researchers …

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Florida GOP Senate Leader Backs Open Carry Bill

Florida Politics reports: Senate President Wilton Simpson says he would support removing laws requiring a concealed-weapons permit to carry a gun if it comes to a vote. Simpson’s made the comment to reporters Wednesday after conservatives at the Republican Liberty Caucus said they met with the Senate President. The group has been among a cohort of pro-gun rights organizations pushing …

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Anti-Vax Rep. Thomas Massie Is Sick With Something

The Hill reports: Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) announced on Thursday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Massie, who is not vaccinated, wrote in a tweet that he was experiencing cold and allergy symptoms for one day “but seem[s] to be over it.” He said he will not be voting, attending in-person meetings or making public appearances until next week. …

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Georgia DA Calls For Grand Jury In Trump Investigation

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is requesting a special grand jury to aid in her investigation of former President Donald Trump and his efforts to overturn Georgia’s 2020 election results. In a Thursday letter to Christopher S. Brasher, chief judge of Fulton County’s Superior Court, Willis said the move was needed because a “significant number …

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DeSantis: Anti-Vax Nurses Just Want To Have Babies

“Think about how ridiculous it is what they’re doing by trying to force the nurses with these vaxxes. You know a lot of these nurses have had COVID, a lot of them are younger, some of them. “They’re trying to have families, there’s a whole bunch of things that they have going on and so they don’t want to be …

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Austrian MPs Approve Europe’s First Vaccine Mandate

The Associated Press reports: Austria’s parliament voted Thursday to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for adults from Feb. 1, the first of its kind in Europe. Lawmakers voted 137 to 33 in favor of the mandate, which will apply to all residents of Austria aged 18 and over. Exemptions are made for pregnant women, people who for medical reasons can’t …

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Carlson To Again Suck Up To Hungary’s Authoritarian

Mediaite reports: Fox News’ top-rated host Tucker Carlson announced on Wednesday evening, “Next week we return to Hungary for important reporting. Get ready!” Critics of Carlson were quick to pounce on the controversial trip – particularly as news of the growing conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues to dominate the headlines. Carlson, who has broadcast from Hungary before, interviewed Hungarian …

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Canadian High School To Drop Prince Andrew Name

The Halifax Coast reports: On Wednesday morning, Craig Campbell, the principal of Dartmouth’s Prince Andrew High School, sent out a mass email. “I am writing to share some exciting news!” he began, going on to say “we are resuming the process of changing the name of Prince Andrew High School.” The Woodlawn Road school first opened in 1960, and currently …

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Riot Committee To Seek Testimony From Ivanka Trump

CNN reports: Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot, told reporters on Thursday that the panel will be inviting former President Donald Trump’s daughter and then-White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump to talk to the committee This is a major step for the panel closing in on the former President’s inner circle. …

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