“I will destroy you”: Biden WH deputy press secretary threatened a Politico Reporter

White House official tried to quash a story about his relationship with a reporter by issuing threats and using derogatory language to another reporter pursuing it, according to two sources familiar with the incident. In a sympathetic profile Monday, People revealed that White House Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo is dating Axios political reporter Alexi …

Antifa members threaten to ‘burn’ down DC during march 2.6.2021 – paid agent provocateur thugs?

Protesters marched in Washington, D.C. throughout the afternoon and evening Saturday. A "DC Queer and Trans Black History Month March and Rally" was organized at 2 p.m. by the Total Liberation Collective and the Palm Collective. Later in the evening, Black Lives Matter protesters marched north from Dupont Circle. Chants of "Black lives, they matter …

How San Francisco’s Wealthiest Families Launched Kamala Harris

AN FRANCISCO—In the summer of 1999, in the monied Napa Valley north of here, a bejeweled bride rode sidesaddle on a speckled horse into what the press would label “the Bay Area’s version of an outdoor royal wedding.” The lavish nuptials of Vanessa Jarman and oil heir Billy Getty—replete with red carpet, hundreds of flickering …

200,000 tractors mobilized for India protest – CNN gives NO crowd size

Although the police had given permission for farmers to hold a tractor rally in Delhi, they had placed a cap of 5,000 tractors, according to Mishra. However more than 200,000 tractors were mobilized, with many young people coming from neighboring states, said Darshan Pal, president of Krantikari Kisan Union, one of several leading the protests. …

Is that a $7,000 Rolex on Biden’s Wrist? – The New York Times

President Biden may cast his arrival in the White House as a return to business as usual at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but there’s at least one way he’s breaking from prevailing presidential tradition: he wears a Rolex. At his inauguration, Mr. Biden laid his hand on the family Bible wearing a stainless steel Rolex Datejust …

YouTube bans German channel that spread ‘alleged’ virus misinformation

BERLIN (AP) — Google says it has banned a prominent German user of its YouTube video platform who had repeatedly posted false claims about the coronavirus outbreak. Google said Friday that a YouTube channel known as KenFM was no longer available and that the person operating it would not be allowed to start another. “We …

Biden to deploy FEMA, National Guard to set up Covid vaccine clinics across U.S. – CNBC

President-elect Joe Biden plans to use FEMA and the National Guard to build coronavirus vaccine clinics across the United States, according to new details of his Covid-19 vaccination plan released by his transition team on Friday. The Biden administration will also “quickly jumpstart” efforts to make the vaccines available at local pharmacies across the U.S., …

50,000 Italian restaurants open their doors in lockdown protest?

Though much of Italy remains under strict coronavirus restrictions, restaurants and bars have opened their doors in protest. Customers drank, ate, sang, and in one viral video, apparently booted the police back out the door. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte extended the country’s three-tier coronavirus restrictions on Friday, imposing a nationwide 10pm to 5am curfew …