Well, of course New Year's Eve would be the day the State Department releases thousands more privately stored e-mails from former Secretary of State (and presidential candidate) Hillary Clinton. Expect more next week.
- Two of Ben Carson's top advisors in his presidential campaign have resigned.
- A massive fire broke out on the exterior of a 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai (is there any other kind of hotel in Dubai?). There don't appear to be any injuries. The city's New Year's Eve fireworks show went on as planned.
- The Midwest will be ringing in the New Year with sand bags, not champagne toasts.
- Twitter is going to be allowing Politwoops to return. Politwoops is a transparency project that kept track of tweets by public officials that were subsequently deleted. Twitter had stopped it earlier in the year, saying it violated an agreement with Twitter developers.
- Martin O'Malley has failed to qualify for the Ohio presidential primary ballot.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.
Retired Engineer Offers Free Expert Testimony for Flood Victims. Licensing Officials Threaten Him With Criminal Charges.
Wayne Nutt worked as an engineer for decades. But because he's not licensed, North Carolina's engineering board says that he can't share his expertise in public.
Biden's Latest Round of Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Is an Indictment of Federal Higher Education Subsidies
Thirty-five years after Bill Bennett sounded the alarm about student loan defaults, we still haven't learned a damn thing.