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‘They Will Lose’: Jen Psaki Concedes Democrats Can’t Let Midterms Be About Biden

Preview: Former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki conceded on Sunday that if the Democratic Party allowed the fast-approaching midterm elections to be a referendum on President Joe Biden, they would certainly lose. Psaki, who just recently transitioned from her gig at the Biden White House to a position at MSNBC, joined Sunday morning’s broadcast of ...

Gavin Newsom Signs Law Allowing Undocumented California Residents To Obtain State ID

Preview: California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a package of bills related to undocumented residents last week that includes approval of state identification for migrants in the state. Newsom signed the bill, AB 1766, that directs California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to issue a restricted identification card to eligible participants by no later than July ...

Poll: More Than Half Of Democrats Don’t Want Biden As 2024 Nominee

Preview: More than half of Democrats responding to a new survey have revealed they would prefer a candidate other than President Joe Biden as their candidate in 2024. The ABC News/Washington Post poll found that 56% of Democrats wanted a different candidate, with just 35% preferring Biden in the next presidential election. “Looking two years off, ...

Atlanta Fed Chief: U.S. Economy Needs To Feel Pain Of Recession Now To ‘Avoid Deep, Deep Pain’ Later

Preview: Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President and CEO Raphael Bostic said Sunday that the country needs economic pain now to avoid even more pain later. Appearing on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” Bostic said that in order to rein in sky-high inflation, the Federal Reserve needs to rein in economic demand. To do that, it needs to ...

Elon Musk Announces He’s Activating Starlink Internet In Iran Amid Protests

Preview: Elon Musk announced he is activating Starlink satellite internet service in Iran after the nation cut off communications during recent protests. Musk made the news public on Friday following a policy change by the Treasury Department earlier the same day, allowing companies to provide online services to Iran after the government’s crackdown. “We took action ...

‘Biggest, Best Gift I’ve Ever Received’: Kari Lake Reacts To Liz Cheney’s Vow To Campaign Against Her

Preview: Arizona GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake on Sunday blasted statements made by Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), who vowed to “do everything” possible to “make sure Kari Lake is not elected,” including campaigning for Democrats. Appearing on Fox’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” host Maria Bartiromo asked Trump-endorsed Lake her reaction to Cheney’s promise. “That might be the ...

Watch: NASCAR Driver Punches Opponent Through Window During Race

Preview: NASCAR driver Andrew Grady attacked opponent Davey Callihan through the window of Callihan’s car after an accident knocked both drivers out of a race at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia on Saturday. Grady claimed that Callihan flipped him off before the altercation, while his opponent denied the action. We've got tempers boiling over at @MartinsvilleSwy Andrew ...

Jake Sullivan Dodges Question Whether Iran Protests Will Jeopardize Nuclear Deal

Preview: National security advisor Jake Sullivan dodged a question on Sunday about whether the recent protests in Iran would jeopardize nuclear talks. Appearing on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” the host asked if the demonstrations that erupted after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini would jeopardize ongoing negotiations around restoring the Iran nuclear deal. Authorities ...

Jen Psaki: Biden Ramping Up Attacks On ‘MAGA Republicans’ Because ‘It’s Election Season’ And ‘The Gloves Are Off’

Preview: Former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said President Joe Biden is going after so-called “MAGA Republicans” to help Democrats win in the November midterms. Appearing as a panelist on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, Psaki said that in the early stages of Biden’s presidency, the American people did not want him to attack former ...

‘We Will Not Back Down’: Donations Pour In For Pro-Life Father Of Seven Arrested, Raided By FBI SWAT Team At Home

Preview: Donations are pouring into a GiveSendGo crowdfunding account for a pro-life activist and father of seven who was arrested and had his family home raided by some 20 to 30 FBI agents on Friday. Mark Houck, who leads a nonprofit group that provides sidewalk counseling at abortion clinics in Philadelphia, was seemingly targeted by President Joe ...

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AMERICA DIVIDED...

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POLL: Intense fight for Congress as close as ever...

Preview: POLL: Intense fight for Congress as close as ever... (Top headline, 2nd story, link) Related stories: AMERICA DIVIDED... 64% oppose Supremes ruling overturning Roe v. Wade...

64% oppose Supremes ruling overturning Roe v. Wade...

Preview: 64% oppose Supremes ruling overturning Roe v. Wade... (Top headline, 3rd story, link) Related stories: AMERICA DIVIDED... POLL: Intense fight for Congress as close as ever...

MELONI ON CUSP OF POWER

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ITALY SHIFTS RIGHT

Preview: ITALY SHIFTS RIGHT (Main headline, 2nd story, link) Related stories: MELONI ON CUSP OF POWER

DEMENTING DON: USA WOULD LOSE WAR AGAINST RUSSIA!

Preview: DEMENTING DON: USA WOULD LOSE WAR AGAINST RUSSIA! (First column, 1st story, link) Related stories: Calls Haberman 'My Psychiatrist'... Still in touch with Kim Jong-un? Trump and DeSantis: Once allies, now in simmering rivalry... MAGA told to Stop QAnon Finger Raising... HILLARY: NAZIS... White House switchboard called rioter on Jan 6... 'Truth Rally' Sees Only Dozens Attend... Oath Keepers sedition trial could reveal new info about Capitol plotting...

Calls Haberman 'My Psychiatrist'...

Preview: Calls Haberman 'My Psychiatrist'... (First column, 2nd story, link) Related stories: DEMENTING DON: USA WOULD LOSE WAR AGAINST RUSSIA! Still in touch with Kim Jong-un? Trump and DeSantis: Once allies, now in simmering rivalry... MAGA told to Stop QAnon Finger Raising... HILLARY: NAZIS... White House switchboard called rioter on Jan 6... 'Truth Rally' Sees Only Dozens Attend... Oath Keepers sedition trial could reveal new info about Capitol plotting...

Still in touch with Kim Jong-un?

Preview: Still in touch with Kim Jong-un? (First column, 3rd story, link) Related stories: DEMENTING DON: USA WOULD LOSE WAR AGAINST RUSSIA! Calls Haberman 'My Psychiatrist'... Trump and DeSantis: Once allies, now in simmering rivalry... MAGA told to Stop QAnon Finger Raising... HILLARY: NAZIS... White House switchboard called rioter on Jan 6... 'Truth Rally' Sees Only Dozens Attend... Oath Keepers sedition trial could reveal new info about Capitol plotting...

Trump and DeSantis: Once allies, now in simmering rivalry...

Preview: Trump and DeSantis: Once allies, now in simmering rivalry... (First column, 4th story, link) Related stories: DEMENTING DON: USA WOULD LOSE WAR AGAINST RUSSIA! Calls Haberman 'My Psychiatrist'... Still in touch with Kim Jong-un? MAGA told to Stop QAnon Finger Raising... HILLARY: NAZIS... White House switchboard called rioter on Jan 6... 'Truth Rally' Sees Only Dozens Attend... Oath Keepers sedition trial could reveal new info about Capitol plotting...

MAGA told to Stop QAnon Finger Raising...

Preview: MAGA told to Stop QAnon Finger Raising... (First column, 5th story, link) Related stories: DEMENTING DON: USA WOULD LOSE WAR AGAINST RUSSIA! Calls Haberman 'My Psychiatrist'... Still in touch with Kim Jong-un? Trump and DeSantis: Once allies, now in simmering rivalry... HILLARY: NAZIS... White House switchboard called rioter on Jan 6... 'Truth Rally' Sees Only Dozens Attend... Oath Keepers sedition trial could reveal new info about Capitol plotting...

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Border Patrol seize 450 pounds of meth from abandoned Hummer near Canadian border

Preview: About 450 pounds of meth worth $1.7 million were seized from an abandoned Hummer near the Canadian border recently, according to Border Patrol's Blaine Station.

New York historical reenactments canceled over fear participants will be thrown in jail over strict gun laws

Preview: Some historical reenactments in New York have been canceled due to the use of guns by participants that might break the state's new, strict laws on guns in "sensitive areas."

Arizona man finds bag of fentanyl, meth on his property: police

Preview: A Phoenix man discovered a bag left on his property earlier this month containing around 117,500 fentanyl pills and 49 bags of methamphetamine, police said.

New model to enlist regular Americans to resettle refugees

Preview: Humanitarian organizations and ordinary American citizens are working to help resettle Afghan refugees after the U.S. military's withdrawal from Kabul in 2021.

Puerto Rico braces for Fiona as storm escalates into hurricane before landfall

Preview: Tropical Storm Fiona official evolved into a hurricane on Sunday, and experts say it is likely to continue gaining strength over the next few days before it hits Puerto Rico.

Denver set to give 140 homeless people up to $12,000 in cash as part of 'basic income' program

Preview: The city of Denver approved a $2 million contract with Denver Basic Income Project that will give more than 140 homeless people up to $1,000 in cash a month for up to a year.

Florida police seeking suspected gunman who opened fire on firetruck responding to call

Preview: Police in Lauderhill, Florida, are seeking a man suspected of firing multiple shots at a fire truck that was responding to a call on Friday, authorities said.

Colorado man convicted in 1982 slayings of 2 women last seen hitchhiking near Rocky Mountains

Preview: A jury deliberated for five hours to convict Alan Lee Phillips man for the 1982 killings of Annette Schnee and Barbara Oberholtzer last seen hitchhiking near the Rocky Mountains.

Hundreds more NYC teachers, aides fired for not complying with COVID-19 vaccine mandate: report

Preview: An additional 850 teachers and aides in New York City have been fired after failing to comply with the Department of Education's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

Conservatives blast Martha's Vineyard for 'leftist hypocrisy' after deporting illegal immigrants from island

Preview: Many conservatives on Twitter ripped the wealthy liberal residents of Martha's Vineyard for deporting the 50 illegal immigrants shipped there by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

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Sustainable Investing: USDA’s $2.8 billion for ‘climate-smart’ agricultural projects is a ‘huge’ step to fight climate change

Preview: Pilot projects include trying to reduce methane emissions, measure soil quality and sequester carbon.

: After the Fed’s 75-basis-point rate hike, here’s how to protect your wallet and your portfolio

Preview: This marks the Federal Reserve's third 75-basis-point rate hike this year.

Help My Career: Hybrid work fuels ‘productivity paranoia’ between employees and their managers

Preview: Microsoft gathered responses from 20,000 people across 11 countries to learn how remote working affects engagement and trust.

The Moneyist: ‘She will sail into the sunset with my dad’s belongings’: My father died and my stepmother is moving to France. There was no memorial. What can I do?

Preview: ‘We were also promised some of my dad’s ashes and some jewelry, but once again we have been left waiting.’

: These are the most — and least — vulnerable housing markets if the U.S. heads into a recession

Preview: Housing markets in some big cities are most vulnerable to declines if there's a downturn, a report from Attom Data Solutions says.

The Moneyist: ‘She never explained anything’: I’m a senior citizen and I lost $100,000 in the stock market this year. Can I sue my financial adviser?

Preview: ‘I advised my financial adviser I was heading into retirement months before all of this happened.’

Economic Report: Mortgage applications rise for the first time in six weeks, despite rates rising to 6.25%, reflecting housing market’s ‘overall volatility’

Preview: The average rate for a 30-year mortgage is 6.25%. Yet refinances and purchases rose in the latest week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said.

Economic Report: ‘The housing market may have to go through a correction’: Mortgage rates hit 6.29%, Freddie Mac says

Preview: The 30-year mortgage rate is averaging at 6.29%, Freddie Mac said in its latest weekly survey on Thursday.

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Sen. Chuck Schumer wants $290M to help fight deadly ‘rainbow fentanyl’

Preview: The $290 million in funds would be used to sustain 61 Overdose Response Strategy teams that would help try to curb fentanyl.

Sean McVay’s wife, Veronika Khomyn, dines with Kliff Kingsbury’s model girlfriend

Preview: Sean McVay's wife, Veronika Khomyn, enjoyed a night out Saturday with a special guest ahead of Sunday's NFC West showdown between the Rams and Cardinals.

Flesh-eating drug ‘tranq’ meant for animals now linked to thousands of heroin, fentanyl ODs

Preview: The flesh-eating animal tranquilizer xylazine has been linked to thousands of drug overdoses across the country as it inundates heroin and fentanyl supplies in places such as Philadelphia, Delaware and Michigan.

Surfing legend Chris Davidson reportedly killed in bar brawl

Preview: Chris Davidson was allegedly punched by another man, causing him to hit his head on the pavement and die.

CBS broadcast of Jets-Bengals has technical difficulties in fourth quarter

Preview: Maybe CBS was simply looking out for Jets fans by preventing them from watching their team's anemic offense.

Prince Harry was ‘morbidly obsessed’ with keeping Archie’s birth private: book

Preview: By the time the Palace announced Meghan Markle had gone into labor, she was already safely at home with baby Archie.

Jets crash back down to earth with ugly loss to Bengals

Preview: There was no late-game magic from the Jets this week … or early-game magic … or mid-game magic, for that matter.

Bear dies after being struck by car in Southern California

Preview: A black bear died after being struck by a car on State Route 178 in Southern California, authorities said.

Bangladesh ferry accident kills 25, several missing

Preview: A district administrator said he did not know the exact number of people missing, but passengers said more than 70 people had been on the boat.

Arizona woman smuggled hundreds of illegal immigrants across border for 15K each: police

Preview: Tania Estudillo Hernandez, 24, was arrested as she was transporting a Guatemalan national during a traffic stop, police said.

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"FBI Misled Judge in Obtaining Warrant To Seize Hundreds of Safe Deposit Boxes"

Preview: I missed this post by Eric Boehm when it went up last month, and, embarrassingly, just found it because the L.A. Times wrote about it Friday. Better later than never, though, I suppose; here's an excerpt, though you should read the whole thing: The FBI told a federal magistrate judge that it intended to open…

CNN on Minneapolis, Crime, and the "Defund the Police" Movement

Preview: An interesting article posted today, "Once nicknamed 'Murderapolis,' the city that became the center of the 'Defund the Police' movement is grappling with heightened violent crime." A brief excerpt, though there's much more there: [T]he very community most directly impacted by crime and policing in the city — the north side — was among the…

Today in Supreme Court History: September 25, 1981

Preview: 9/25/1981: Justice Sandra Day O'Connor takes the oath.

The Fight To Stop Research Into a Cheap, Effective Backup Plan for Climate Change

Preview: Why are activists trying to stop research into a promising backup plan to handle climate change?

Archives: October 2022

Preview: Excerpts from Reason's vaults

Why (Most) Citizens Are Not "Responsible for the Actions of their State"

Preview: A comment by Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas highlights a longstanding pernicious fallacy.

Are Bumble Bees Fish? Are Fish Animals?

Preview: My eponymous co-blogger Eugene Volokh has called attention to a case that involves the question whether a bumble bee is a "fish" for purposes of a California statute. This kind of problem of surprising statutory scope comes up often (mischief rule to the rescue!). This particular case brought to mind a pithy case I sometimes teach…

Why the Political Grift Won't Stop

Preview: What unites Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Steve Bannon, and the Lincoln Project? They all got stupid rich by you being big mad.

"In Sum, the Problem With [the Same-Sex Marriage Cases] Is That They Recognize Only Two-Person Relationships"

Preview: A New York trial court judge concludes that polyamorous relationships are entitled to the sort of legal protection given to two-person relationships.

In Purported Global First, Dutch City Bans Meat Ads

Preview: Haarlem lawmakers claim the ban will help fight climate change.

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White House vows 'catastrophic consequences' for Russia if Putin follows through on nuclear threats

Preview: U.S. and Ukrainian officials said Sunday they take Russian President Vladimir Putin's threats of nuclear war seriously, as fears mount that Russia's recent military defeats in Ukraine could lead Mr. Putin to dramatically escalate the conflict.

Trump calls McConnell a 'piece of s---' in new book

Preview: Former President Donald Trump calls Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell a "piece of s---" in a forthcoming book by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, an excerpt of which was published Sunday by The Atlantic magazine.

Eagles' nine sacks bury the Wentz redemption tour in the FedEx dirt

Preview: He was booed on the first snap of the game. There were cheers after he was sacked a few plays later. Carson Wentz was technically starting on his home field, but it sure didn't sound like it. Not with the thousands of Eagles fans at FedEx Field to root against him.

Pro-life activist arrested during FBI raid at Pennsylvania home

Preview: A pro-life activist was arrested at his home Friday during an FBI raid on charges that he assaulted an abortion clinic volunteer in Philadelphia last year.

Mississippi man charged with federal hate crime for burning cross in yard

Preview: Federal prosecutors on Friday charged a Mississippi man with a hate crime for burning a cross in his yard to intimidate a neighboring Black family two years ago.

Jewish encyclopedia condenses thousands of years of history, faith in one volume

Preview: A new book published to coincide with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, claims to offer "the story of Judaism" in an unbiased approach using a variety of Jewish voices.

Hog or dog? Commanders narrow mascot fan vote down to two options

Preview: The new Washington Commanders mascot will either be a dog or a hog.

GOP Rep. Nancy Mace, Trump critic, says she'll back 'whomever Republicans nominate' in 2024

Preview: Rep. Nancy Mace dodged directly answering Sunday whether she would back another run for president by Donald Trump, but the South Carolina Republican ultimately said she would "support whomever Republicans nominate" in 2024.

The MAGA agenda, denounced by Democrats, makes sense to many Americans

Preview: Democrats love to trash the so-called MAGA agenda, but the term represents a list of specific policy initiatives embraced by GOP voters that the party believes will usher in a Republican takeover of Congress and eventually the White House.

Manchin suggests lawmakers will face regret if they don't back his energy permitting proposal

Preview: Sen. Joe Manchin III continued to pitch his energy permitting bill Sunday as the solution to America's domestic energy needs, arguing in the face of bipartisan opposition that lawmakers would one day look back with regret if they kill his bid to streamline energy projects.

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PragerU Football Team Still Dead Last In NCAA Rankings

Preview: GAINESVILLE, FL — Despite installing a new "Trinity Wishbone" offense during fall camp, PragerU has once again found itself dead last in the NCAA after a 94-0 drubbing at the hands of the Florida Gators.

Society OK With Religious People As Long As They're Not Those Weird Ones Who Actually Believe It

Preview: U.S.A. — After careful consideration, America has decided that religious people can still be allowed in society, so long as they aren't one of those psychos who actually believe their religion.

Drought Over After Wife Empties Water Bottles From Nightstand Into Town's Water Supply

Preview: WACO, TX — The months-long drought in southern Texas has ended after local woman Stacy Ramage emptied all the water bottles from her nightstand into the water supply.

Eight Ways Besides Heartbeats That Women Are Tricked Into Thinking Babies Are Alive

Preview: Stacey Abrams turned the medical world upside-down earlier this week with her revelation that heartbeats are a complete scam, concocted to trick women into thinking babies are alive. We here at the Bee have delved deep and uncovered even MORE heinous plots by the world's men-folk aimed at deceiving women that babies are actually human.

Experts Believe Russia Low On Soldiers After Putin Spotted Trying To Teach A Polar Bear How To Drive A Tank

Preview: MOSCOW — Military experts believe the Russian war effort may be in trouble after Vladimir Putin was seen attempting to teach polar bears how to drive tanks.

Doctor Breaks Bad News That Everything You're Experiencing Is Normal, You're Just 40

Preview: OMAHA, NE — Local man John Falco received the tragic news today from his doctor that all the things happening to his body are completely normal, he's simply 40 years old now.