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Florida Demands Universities Report “Woke” Actions

Florida Politics reports: A court challenge to stop Gov. Ron DeSantis’ survey of “woke” activities on the state’s campuses has been rejected, and now Speaker Paul Renner is sending a more extensive request regarding institutions’ diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) and critical race theory. His memo asks for 16 different items, due by Feb. 13. The request includes emails, text messages …

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Tesla “Dramatically” Slashes Prices As Stock Plummets

Axios reports: The company overnight “dramatically” cut prices of its Model 3 and Model Y in the U.S. by a weighted average of about $10,000, or 16%, according to Evercore ISI analysts. Tesla has experienced a sharp drop in its stock price over the last several months as Musk’s Twitter management led to criticism of his leadership — and as …

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Wisconsin Republicans Block Ban On Ex-Gay Torture

The Associated Press reports: Wisconsin Republicans voted Thursday to again allow therapists, social workers and counselors to try to change LGBTQ clients’ gender identities and sexual orientations — a discredited practice known as conversion therapy. A ban on conversion therapy was passed in 2020 by a state board within the Democratic governor’s administration overseeing licensing for mental health professionals. But …

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Santos Lied About Company Accused Of Ponzi Scheme

CNN reports: Republican Rep. George Santos, said a company later accused of running a “Ponzi scheme” was “100% legitimate” when it was accused by a potential customer of fraud in 2020, more than a year before it was sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Once the company, where he worked, came under federal scrutiny, Santos claimed publicly that …

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VA School Was Warned 6-Year-Old Might Have A Gun

Hampton Roads’ NBC affiliate reports: During a virtual Town Hall with Richneck parents on Thursday, officials said that at least one administrator knew that the six-year-old student may have had a weapon on him hours before the shooting happened. Superintendent Dr. George Parker (photo) revealed that there was a report that the boy might have had a weapon on him …

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Delta CEO Urges Congress To Fund FAA System Update

The Hill reports: Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian on Friday urged Congress to boost funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) following this week’s computer system outage that grounded U.S. flights for hours. Bastian said the FAA meltdown, which led to more than 10,000 delays on Wednesday, was “unacceptable” but placed blame on lawmakers for not prioritizing the agency. …

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Adam Kinzinger On McCarthy: “Kevin’s A Piece Of Shit”

Mediaite reports: Adam Kinzinger’s shots at McCarthy stemmed from a conversation with Bulwark’s Charlie Sykes this week on the topic of Rep. George Santos (R-NY). Sykes suggested McCarthy may do nothing at all to Santos, and Kinzinger, who recently signed on with CNN, eagerly agreed, describing him as a power-hungry leader. “Kevin’s a piece of shit,” Kinzinger said. “And let’s …

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REPORT: Trump’s All-Female VP Shortlist Includes MTG

The Daily Beast reports: While the former president’s campaign has yet to make many hires in early primary states—or even leave the state of Florida to do any actual campaigning—Trump and his inner circle have been tossing around names for an entirely premature veepstakes, according to two sources that have spoken to Trump as well as a GOP strategist. And …

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Missouri Priest Sentenced To Five Years For Child Porn

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: A former Catholic priest was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison after admitting to possessing thousands of pieces of child pornography and putting them into PowerPoints that he edited over the course of more than a decade. Father James Beighlie, 72, was a Vincentian priest who most recently served as an associate pastor at …

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Tony Perkins: McCarthy Was Made Speaker By Jesus

Via email from hate group leader Tony Perkins: “We have a prayer caucus in the House,” explained Representative Mike Johnson (R-La.) on FRC’s “Pray Vote Stand” (PVS) webcast. “We gather for prayer, for example, the beginning of each week … and ask the Lord for his wisdom and discernment and guidance.” As Friday dawned with the House no closer to …

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