“I stand by what the jury has concluded,” President Joe Biden told reporters on Friday after Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges he faced for shooting three people, two fatally, during an August 2020 protest in Kenosha, Wis. “The jury system works, and we have to abide by it.” Later that day, by contrast, Biden said the verdict left him... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Law and truth saved Rittenhouse.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) shrugged at the Biden administration's release of 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve on Tuesday. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Hopefully, Manchin sides with Republicans.
Brooks once said to a Nevada judge that he was "not some monster" -- despite violating probation after admitting he molested a girl, court records obtained exclusively by The Post show. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Brooks is a monster.


Republicans have fought mask requirements and vaccine mandates for months, but as coronavirus infections again rise, they are blaming the president for failing to end the health crisis. New York Times
In resettling thousands of displaced Afghans, the Biden administration must weigh their need for support against the needs of the U.S. labor market. New York Times
"The point of a treaty, I would have thought, would have been to freeze in time certain rights," Gorsuch said during an oral argument in 2018.      USA Today
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
The organized criminal ransacking of stores in California, a state where Democratic lawmakers have dramatically reduced penalties for shoplifting, is part of a nationwide epidemic that retailers say is adding to costs.   Just days after high-end stores in the San Francisco Bay Area were targeted, a group of about ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: CA problems should be blamed on liberals.
Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday the convictions of three men in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery came in spite of racist tactics used by defense lawyers representing the White defendants. "These verdicts send an important message, but the fact remains that we still have work to do," Ms. ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell came up short in delivering on his promise to file evidence before the Supreme Court that China hacked the 2020 presidential election. After failing to make the case at his highly touted three-day “Cyber Symposium” in August, the ally of former President Donald Trump claimed he ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Lindell is loyal, but it seems he does not have the evidence.


The South Dakota Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court's ruling that nullified a voter-passed amendment to the state constitution that would have legalized recreational marijuana use. Gov. Kristi Noem instigated the legal fight to strike down the amendment passed by voters in November. ... Washington Times
Texas leaders and the White House are celebrating news that South Korean tech giant Samsung will build a $17 billion semiconductor plant outside of Austin, a move that could help fill a shortage of computer chips used in phones and cars. “The largest foreign direct investment in the state of ... Washington Times
The White House on Wednesday said 92% of federal employees had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by the Nov. 22 deadline set by President Biden as part of a bundle of mandates in September. An additional 4.5% of employees have a pending or approved exemption request, ... Washington Times
In the wake of last summer’s UFO report, the Pentagon has announced the formation of a new group that will investigate reports of UFOs close to sensitive military areas. ABC
VOA VIEW: A start.

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The U.S. Department of Justice says conditions in Alabama prisons have not improved since the federal government warned the state of unconstitutional conditions three years ago ABC
VOA VIEW: How many trust the DOJ?
A federal judge has ordered two lawyers who filed a class action lawsuit alleging the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump to pay more than $180,000 in attorney’s fees for the defendants ABC
VOA VIEW: Intimidation of people seeking truth and justice in elections.
A $9 billion highway widening project being proposed in the Houston area could become an important test of the Biden administration’s commitment to addressing what it says is a history of racial inequity with infrastructure projects ABC
VOA VIEW: Racism has become a Dem tool to flip reality.


During a press conference at the end of the NATO summit in Brussels, President Biden spoke about his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Mr. Biden was also asked about his assessment of the Republican Party, Ukraine's potential membership in NATO, and his meetings with world leaders. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett anchors a CBS News Special Report from Washington with reports from CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, who's traveling with the president, and CBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer in London. CBS
A jury in Georgia returned guilty verdicts against all three defendants in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael and a neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan, chased down Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, and shot him to death in February 2020. Catherine Herridge anchors a CBS News Special Report with correspondent Omar Villafranca outside the courthouse in Brunswick, Georgia, and legal analyst Joe Tamburino. CBS
VOA VIEW: Sharpton got involved to push his racial doctrine.
CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist Joel Payne joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss the stakes for Democrats and President Biden as the Build Back Better plan heads to the Senate. Plus, what Mr. Biden can do to try to turn around his tanking poll numbers, with less than a year before the midterm election. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is tanking - everything has gone wrong.
The FAA has requested another $160,000 in fines and the attorney general wants to prioritize prosecutions for crimes on flights. CBS
VOA VIEW: Unruly passengers are a danger to many.
Inflation has blossomed into a chief concern for the White House, which has ramped up efforts to remedy supply-chain interruptions. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Inflation is here to stay as long as Biden is in charge.

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Minutes from the November Fed meeting show members concerned about inflation and willing to raise interest rates should it continue to run hot. CNBC
The Chinese Communist Party has previously said that it does not engage in industrial espionage.  CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden and his son, Hunter are bought and compromised by China.
The developments in the criminal probe of the Trump Organization come as Donald Trump signals he may run against President Joe Biden in the 2024 election. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The Dems are scared of a Trump 2024 return.

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Instagram's chief executive Adam Mosseri is expected to testify before Congress for the first time the week of Dec. 6. CNBC
VOA VIEW: 230 has to be overturned.
Not since Americans came home from World War II has inflation percolated through the economy like it is now, and it could continue to do so for months to come. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden is at fault.
Prices for core personal consumption expenditures increased 4.1% from a year ago, the highest since January 1991. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The nation is in financial turmoil.
Shalanda Young has served as the acting director of OMB since January. If she's confirmed, she will be the first Black woman to hold the title. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Another idiot.
• Prosecutors tell Trump Org. executive Matthew Calamari they don't intend to bring charges for now • Trump argues Jan. 6 panel could damage the presidency in quest for his records CNN
VOA VIEW: The Dems will keep the conspiracy going as long as they can.
President Joe Biden said Wednesday the guilty verdicts in the trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery "reflect our justice system doing its job," but added, "that alone is not enough." CNN
VOA VIEW: The President should not make any comment.
Former President Donald Trump now has an honorary ninth-degree black belt in taekwondo, the highest ranking one can attain in the sport. Referred to as a grand master of the martial art, it can take decades to reach such a level. Actor Chuck Norris, who began his martial arts training in the 1950s, is only an eighth-degree black belt. Bianca Nobilo has more. CNN
U.S. abortions appear to be inching up after a long decline, though officials are cautious about calling it an upward trend because a government report issued Wednesday is incomplete. FOX News
VOA VIEW: More Biden cause.
Experts warn that the U.S. is vulnerable to an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack from adversaries such as China and that time is running out to invest in defending the country from such an attack FOX News
VOA VIEW: Wake up America.
The Facebook account belonging to Darrell Brooks, the suspect behind the Waukesha Christmas parade attack, shared memes and messages calling for violence against white people FOX News
VOA VIEW: Brooks is a wacko.
Census Bureau data found that 8.4% of Americans live in a different house in 2021 than they did in 2020, marking the lowest rate on record amid an aging population and the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. UPI
VOA VIEW: These are bad times.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a case involving North Carolina's voter ID law. UPI
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
Personal incomes increased 0.5% over the past month, but personal consumption expenditures continued to outpace those raises, with a jump of 1.3% over the same period, the Commerce Department said in a report. UPI
VOA VIEW: Sad times.
President Biden's administration has invited Taiwan to participate in a "Summit for Democracy" next month, a move that angered China -- mainly because it creates a perception that the island is not under Beijing's rule. UPI
VOA VIEW: Tough for China.
The United States has sued to block United States Sugar Corporation from acquiring its rival Imperial Sugar Company on accusations that the merger would limit competition and see Americans pay more for refined sugar. UPI

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