California Governor Gavin Newsom announced “incentives” for residents to get the COVID vaccine, including a chance to win a part of a $15 million lottery. “This last week, those first doses are way down,” said Newsom, pointing to the June 15 goal “north of 70% of all eligible Californians” vaccinated.Continue Reading

President-elect Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some high profile executive orders, according to incoming chief of staff, Ron Klain, in a memo to senior staff. On Wednesday, following his inauguration, Biden will end Trump’s restriction on immigration to the US from some Muslim-majority countries, manyContinue Reading

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul released his 2020 “Festivus” Report, which details some $54 billion in government waste. The sixth edition includes sections broken down into Health Care; Foreign Aid; Environment, Energy, Science; Military; and Miscellaneous, and highlights include lizards on treadmills, losing over 100 drones in Afghanistan, and combating binge-watching.Continue Reading

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul took to the Senate floor Monday for an important speech against massive government spending and 5600 page government funding/COVID-19 response bill, a speech that needs to be heard. Paul condemned Congress’ fiscal recklessness on the U.S. Senate floor and called for opening the economy so AmericansContinue Reading

Senate Democrats filibusters the COVID $300 billion virus relief bill designed to extend unemployment benefits for out-of-work Americans, funding for schools and liability protections for businesses and health care facilities. The bill was defeated in a 52-47 vote, not meeting the 60 needed to break the Democratic filibuster, with oneContinue Reading

The U.S. Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Act, which would provide $9.5 billion to repair national parks and permanently direct $900 million a year for outdoor recreation on public lands. The annual funding would come from offshore oil drilling revenues to pay for city parks, swimming pools, sports fields, fishingContinue Reading

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UPDATE: NEWS TALK with BRANDON & BOB features a discussion of life after disbanding and/or defunding the police. What will life look like in these big cities? What is the replacement plan going forward? How will these areas be policed? Check out the clip below. Who are you goin’ call?Continue Reading

Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced plans for Florida’s K-12 public schools to reopen at full capacity in the fall. “Having a teacher there, there just isn’t going to be a substitute for that in-person instruction,” he said. Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said that’s the recommendation being made to local schoolContinue Reading