Brent Scher (@BrentScher)

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Executive editor @Freebeacon. Root for the cool NY teams, and the Hoos. Email me: scher@freebeacon.com

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2009-04-23 23:36:14

JUST IN: Concerns Emerge As Congress Moves to Hand Airport Security to Private Sector -- Bill would grant private sector access to private passenger info and sensitive national security info https://freebeacon.com/national-security/congress-to-hand-over-airport-security-to-private-companies/

What happened on Fox News today? Switch on CNN, let's find out

SUPERCUT: CNN's coverage of rival Fox News could best be described as comprehensive.

Via @DavidRutz

SUPERCUT: CNN's coverage of rival Fox News could best be described as comprehensive. Via  @David Rutz https://freebeacon.com/media/cnn-the-fox-news-channel/

Not allowed: Free Hong Kong
Allowed: Fuck Hong Kong

Here’s what the NBA’s custom store does, doesn’t let you put on their shirts:

Not allowed: Free Hong Kong Allowed: Fuck Hong Kong Here’s what the NBA’s custom store does, doesn’t let you put on their shirts: https://freebeacon.com/culture/nba-china-cowards/

Harvard University faculty

Liberal:               80%
Moderate:          19%
Conservative:      1%

Harvard University faculty Liberal: 80% Moderate: 19% Conservative: 1%

SUPERCUT: CNN's coverage of rival Fox News could best be described as comprehensive.

Via @DavidRutz

SUPERCUT: CNN's coverage of rival Fox News could best be described as comprehensive. Via  @David Rutz https://freebeacon.com/media/cnn-the-fox-news-channel/

Pelosi on Columbus statue being pulled down by protesters - "People are going to do what they're going to do." Can I get that in writing for when I want to drink a beer on the beach or put a second floor on my house without big government bullshit?

outlets reporting this blurb uncritically makes me feel like i'm going insane

"Trump’s COVID scandal makes what Nixon did at Watergate look innocent. Nobody died in the Watergate scandal. Thousands of people are going to die in this COVID scandal." -Gov. Cuomo

"Trump’s COVID scandal makes what Nixon did at Watergate look innocent. Nobody died in the Watergate scandal. Thousands of people are going to die in this COVID scandal." -Gov. Cuomo https://cbsn.ws/2Cw8ZpA

Fox Television and the producers of actor Nick Cannon's upcoming daytime talk show are remaining silent about the TV host's recent anti-Semitic tirade, which included comments claiming that Jews control the global banking system. Via  @Adam Kredo https://freebeacon.com/culture/fox-tv-lionsgate-silent-about-nick-cannons-anti-semitic-tirade/

The last-minute back-and-forth over the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee — a convicted child murderer and avowed white nationalist — is a striking example of the procedural delay tactics endemic to modern capital defense. https://freebeacon.com/policy/first-federal-execution-in-decades-stalled-by-last-minute-legal-wrangl...

This is outrageous. Cuomo's COVID scandal: ❌6,200 nursing home deaths ❌Cuomo-endorsed spread into multiple states (when he threatened to sue states requiring NYers to quarantine) ❌50-80% of the deaths in New York happened because of local leadership failures

"Trump’s COVID scandal makes what Nixon did at Watergate look innocent. Nobody died in the Watergate scandal. Thousands of people are going to die in this COVID scandal." -Gov. Cuomo

"Trump’s COVID scandal makes what Nixon did at Watergate look innocent. Nobody died in the Watergate scandal. Thousands of people are going to die in this COVID scandal." -Gov. Cuomo https://cbsn.ws/2Cw8ZpA

‘Absolutely' reopen schools: 5 of 5 pediatricians would send their kids back to class. NBC's @DrJohnTorres says, "The five doctors we spoke to agreed: The benefits of being in the classroom far outweigh the risk of disease."

‘Absolutely' reopen schools: 5 of 5 pediatricians would send their kids back to class. NBC's  @John Torres says, "The five doctors we spoke to agreed: The benefits of being in the classroom far outweigh the risk of disease." https://washex.am/3iTvzcB

Odds that this happens? Desean says he's going to visit Auschwitz. https://nypost.com/2020/07/13/desean-jackson-accepts-holocaust-survivors-invite-to-visit-auschwitz/

Congress is poised to hand over control of sensitive airport screening information to private companies, an unprecedented move that would limit the federal government’s control of passenger information and inspection. Via  @Adam Kredo https://freebeacon.com/national-security/congress-to-hand-over-airport-security-to-private-companies/

At least 18 left-wing groups supported by the billionaire George Soros's liberal donor club applied for federal loans meant to help small businesses, receiving up to $20 million in taxpayer cash between them. https://freebeacon.com/coronavirus/soros-backed-liberal-groups-raked-in-tens-of-millions-from-ppp/

Democratic Senate nominee  @Cal Cunningham falsely claimed he cut ties with his waste management company before it applied for up to $2 million in taxpayer-funded coronavirus relief. Via  @Collin Anderson https://freebeacon.com/2020-election/cal-cunningham-caught-in-lie-after-company-took-millions-from-p...

Just as dumb as changing the name is putting your cards on the table and giving the other side leverage in trademark fight. Hope Skins have to spend millions for whatever PC garbage name they choose.

GOP Sen. Josh Hawley says issuing a subpoena to NBA commissioner Adam Silver to ask about China ties is a "great idea" "Getting these answers is absolutely crucial, and I'm open to just about any avenue to get them" https://freebeacon.com/issues/gops-hawley-calls-nba-subpoena-great-idea/

New study from Folkhälsomyndigheten, the Public Health Agency of Sweden: 
"closure or not of schools had no measurable direct impact on the number of laboratory confirmed cases in school-aged children in Finland or Sweden. "

New study from Folkhälsomyndigheten, the Public Health Agency of Sweden: "closure or not of schools had no measurable direct impact on the number of laboratory confirmed cases in school-aged children in Finland or Sweden. "

Rare to see politicians admit they want to raise taxes...

Democrat Gov. Gina Raimondo admits Joe Biden plans “to increase taxes:" "the question isn't where do we get the money”

Democrat Gov. Gina Raimondo admits Joe Biden plans “to increase taxes:" "the question isn't where do we get the money”

New paper this morning estimates that Trump's Tulsa rally  did not cause a spike in cases, thanks possibly to offsetting behavior in the surrounding community. 2

New paper this morning estimates that Trump's Tulsa rally did not cause a spike in cases, thanks possibly to offsetting behavior in the surrounding community. https://www.nber.org/papers/w27522

Flatten the curve does not mean go all the way up and then down a sharp, steep, enormous death curve. Your population fatality rate is the worst in the entire world. You are literally the failure curve from the flatten the curve graphic.

James Madison was the Father of our Constitution. The Lunatic Left wants to expunge his memory. https://freebeacon.com/campus/michigan-state-may-scrub-james-madison-from-campus/

Only way to redeem this spineless move is to call them the Bullets and make the logo a Native American with an AR-15

Not having fans in stadiums would be beyond wack. Let fans decide if they want to show up & support. Have them sign a waiver, & require masks!

Pretty normal: Protesters this weekend stormed GOP Senator w a bleeding caribou heart, smeared blood on his signs https://freebeacon.com/latest-news/protesters-rush-stage-try-to-throw-animal-heart-at-dan-sullivan-e...

@Andrew Stiles reviews 'Joey: The Story of Joe Biden' by Dr. Jill Biden. https://freebeacon.com/2020-election/jill-biden-book-review/

I have officially opened a sports betting account on DC’s book. The odds are absolutely terrible. Hard enough to win with fair odds. The city will take everyone’s money, it’s just legalized theft.

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