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What We’re Reading: White House Freaks, Vax Mandate Still On, Biden’s Next Failure … And More

Bye, Bye ‘Build Back Better’

Manchin says he will not vote for Build Back Better: ‘This is a no’ — The Hill

White House accuses Manchin of double-cross on Biden’s $1.75T Build Back Better Act — Washington Times

Statement from Press Secretary Jen Psaki  — White House

Far-left pundits left stunned as Democrat torpedoes Biden’s massive socialist spending plan — Fox News

Joe Manchin May Have Just Killed Transformational Liberalism for a Decade — National Review

COVID News

Fauci Says Masking on Airplanes Will Never Go Away — National Review         

WH Slammed For Slow Response; ‘Did Not See Variant Coming’ — Daily Mail

OSHA Vax Penalties to Start Jan 10 — MLive

Legal Attacks On Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Reach Supreme Court — Washington Free Beacon

U.S. vaccine mandate revived, Supreme Court showdown looms — Yahoo Finance

The study the CDC used to justify masking in schools is reportedly “profoundly misleading” and has “significant flaws” — Not the Bee

U.S. could see 1 million cases per day, warns departing NIH director Francis Collins — NPR

Damage control: White House backtracks on Kamala’s claim that they didn’t see COVID variants coming — Hot Air

Border Control

Thwarted By Parliamentarian, Senate Dems Vow Back-Door Amnesty Scheme — The Hill

Texas has officially begun building its own border wall — Not the Bee

Media Bias

Lib TV News Ignores Sen. Blumenthal Attending Communist Party Event. — Newbusters

From Media Bias to Outright Partisanship — Powerline

Bidenflation Update

The Week Central Banks Started Getting the Chills About Inflation — Financial Times

Misc

Biden’s Next Failure — Andrew Malcolm, Red State

Far Left Disappointed By Biden’s First Year — The Hill

REVIEW: ‘Laptop from Hell: Hunter Biden, Big Tech, and the Dirty Secrets the President Tried to Hide’ — Washington Free Beacon

School districts screen for ‘racial biases,’ then wonder why teachers are quitting — The College Fix

Pot Industry in California on Verge of Collapse — PJ Media

Humor

Salvation Army No Longer Accepting Bills Or Coins With White People On Them — Babylon Bee

Elon Musk buys Twitter for $600B to label all CDC tweets as misinformation — Genesius Times

California Store Owner Prices All Items At $951 So Thieves Can Be Prosecuted — The Glorious American

San Fran Retail Outlets Adding Moats and Drawbridges — The Peoples Cube

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