Trying to sort out who to follow on Twitter to keep up with the fast-moving events in Egypt? Andy Carvin at NPR has a good list and overview post here, and the Washington Post has a curated Twitter list here.
President Joe Biden, on whether Donald Trump should continue to receive intelligence briefings, speaking to CBS News: I just think that there is no need for him to have the intelligence briefings. What value is giving him an intelligence briefing? … He might slip and say something." To whom, one wonders? Someone in Moscow? Just… READ THE REST
A scoop from Buzzfeed News: "Parler wanted Donald Trump on its site. Trump's company wanted an ownership stake. Here's the exclusive story of their negotiation." Parler is the chat app founded in 2018 by former college roommates John Matze and Jared Thomson, and Rebekah Mercer, the right-wing political donor and daughter of hedge fund magnate… READ THE REST
That jerk who wore horns and a bare chest in the US Capitol attack on January 6 has been moved to a Virginia jail, after a federal judge ordered authorities to provide him with organic food while he's in custody. The judge said jail officials in nearby Alexandria could accommodate the special diet, reports AP:… READ THE REST
Look, if you've got a significant other and you haven't worked out a plan for Valentine's Day already, you're playing with fire, my friend. From ultra-high maintenance partners with loads of specific relationship needs all the way to the low maintenance "don't worry about me" mates, everybody needs at least some kind of recognition on… READ THE REST
If you're reading this, then we can only hope that you're not also driving at the same time. Unfortunately, it isn't as crazy an idea as it sounds since distracted driving seems to be no big deal for way too many of those behind the wheel out there right now. According to the National Highway… READ THE REST
Remember back when you'd hear a knock at your door, and have to get up and look through the peephole to see who it was? Oh, the 2000s…it feels like forever ago now, doesn't it? Of course, now, just about everybody is rocking a video doorbell, making the old game of playing 'who's at the… READ THE REST