Pope tells Biden to make peace and reconciliation a priority
The Pope has written to Joe Biden telling him to work for peace and reconciliation both in the US and internationally. In his letter, Pope Francis said he was praying for Biden, a Catholic, to have “wisdom and strength” while in office.
Top advisor warns France at ’emergency’ virus moment
France’s top medical adviser said on Sunday that a third national lockdown would probably soon be needed to combat coronavirus in the country.A strict curfew was implemented last weekend, but cases continue to climb. Prof Jean-Francois Delfraissy, head of the scientific council that advises leaders on Covid-19, said “there is an emergency” and this week was critical. He called for swift government action, amid rising concerns about the spread of new variants of the coronavirus.
‘The trial is stupid’: Senate Republicans throw cold water on Trump impeachment
Several Republican senators Sunday discouraged suggestions that the chamber could convict former President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. “Well first of all, I think the trial is stupid,” Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said on “Fox News Sunday.” “I think it’s counterproductive. We already have a flaming fire in this country, and [impeachment is] taking a bunch of gasoline and pouring it on top of the fire.”
Ray Dalio: “We Are On The Brink Of A Terrible Civil War”
“People will have to agree on both how to grow the pie and how to divide it well. That will require revolutionary change. Doing it peacefully requires both bipartisanship and skill. It won’t be easy. Our country is still in a terrible financial state and terribly divided.”
Dutch police detain 240 nationwide as anti-lockdown protests turn violent | Reuters
Rioters looted stores, set fires and clashed with police in several Dutch cities on Sunday, resulting in more than 240 arrests, police and Dutch media reported. The unrest came on the second day of new, tougher coronavirus restrictions, including a night curfew, which had prompted demonstrations.
Israel National News – ‘F-35 to the Emirates? This is at the expense of our security’
The chairman of the Commanders for Israel’s Security organization, former Minister Matan Vilnai, is concerned about the Trump administration’s move to approve the sale of F35 aircraft to the United Arab Emirates just as Trump left the White House.
At least 12 killed after Tropical Cyclone “Eloise” makes landfall near Beira, Mozambique
Tropical Cyclone “Eloise” made landfall just south of the port city of Beira, Mozambique early Saturday morning (LT), January 23, 2021.
Shallow M7.1 earthquake hits South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
An intense earthquake swarm continues in Bransfield Strait, Antarctica, with a very strong and shallow earthquake registered by CSN Chile and EMSC as M7.1 at 23:36 UTC on January 23, 2021. USGS is reporting it as M6.9 at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles).
Joe Biden to sign executive order to reverse transgender ban in military
President Joe Biden is set to issue an executive order to reverse a Pentagon policy that largely bars transgender individuals from joining the military, dumping a ban ordered by President Donald Trump in a tweet during his first year in office, a person briefed on the decision tells The Associated Press.
Antifa, BLM vandalize ICE building, burn original Starbucks
Left-wing groups ‘Antifa’ and ‘BLM’ are continuing to disrupt public order across the U.S. following the inauguration of Joe Biden.
Dennis Prager: To save America from left’s destruction, take your kids out of public school
Conservative commentator Dennis Prager said Friday that President Joe Biden has built his political career on standing for “whatever works at that moment” and demonstrated that his first day in office by disbanding former President Trump’s 1776 Commission, which, Prager said, focused on a “patriotic education” for American students.
Biden’s First 100 Days: Biden’s Climate Change Initiatives Will Usher In Eco-Feudalism In Which Citizens Will Own No Property
This is first installment of a multipart series which analyzes the changes coming to America, in the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration which has announced following climate change agenda items as part of its plan to fundamentally transform America:
I Read the Book Target Banned That’s Critical of Transgenderism in Girls – It’s Essential Reading for This Day and Age
“Irreversible Damage” by Abigail Shrier made headlines when Target, responding to a tweet from a disgruntled reader, took the book off its shelves briefly in the fall.
Tulsi Gabbard: Domestic-Terrorism Bill Is “A Targeting Of Almost Half Of The Country”
…the proposed legislation could create “a very dangerous undermining of our civil liberties, our freedoms in our Constitution, and a targeting of almost half of the country.”
“He Has Sold Us Out” – Mobs Of Farmers Swarm New Delhi Protesting Modi’s New Ag Reforms
“Corporates invested in Modi before the election and brought him to power. He has sold out and is an agent of …”