Ricky Gervais revealed that the reason that he roasted Hollywood liberals during this year’s Golden Globes was because they wear “their liberalism like a medal.”
- Ricky Gervais Reveals Why He Roasted ‘Hollywood Liberals’ (The Daily Wire)
Journalism in America:
Lara Logan stated that she doesn’t understand how Americans are essentially siding with Iran to attack President Trump.
- ‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It’: Lara Logan Doesn’t Understand Americans Defending Iran (Daily Caller)
Resolution by Ted Cruz:
Sen. Ted Cruz is pushing a resolution to honor the Trump administration and American service members who killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani.
- Sen. Cruz to Introduce Resolution Honoring Americans Involved in Mission that Killed Soleimani (The Texan)
- Cruz pushes Senate resolution praising Soleimani mission, daring Dems to oppose (Fox News)
Republican Sen. Mike Lee left a classified Capitol Hill intelligence briefing on the situation in Iran held by the White House visibly angry Wednesday, saying he will now support a resolution to establish control over President Trump’s military powers.
- Sen. Mike Lee Walks Out Of Classified White House Briefing Riled Up, And He Didn’t Hesitate To Say Why (Daily Caller)
The Army is warning people not to fall for text messages informing them that they’ve been selected to be drafted into the military.
Ukraine Flight UPDATE:
A Ukrainian official said Thursday the country is considering a Russian missile strike as one of several possible causes for a Ukrainian passenger plane crash.
- Russian missile strike eyed as one of many possible causes that led to plane crash in Iran: Ukraine (Fox News)
Pentagon officials believe that the more than a dozen missiles launched Tuesday night were designed to kill Americans, but the Iranian efforts were thwarted by the military’s Early Warning Systems.
Locke and Smith Award:
Yesterday, The Locke and Smith Foundation announced the 2019 recipients of the granite plaque award. Congrats to Mike Moon and Eric Burlison!
Embrace Your Body:
Jillian Michaels faced social media blowback for her “fat-shaming” comments about singer Lizzo, who has been praised for her message of “body positivity.”
- The internet is outraged that fitness trainer Jillian Michaels won’t celebrate Lizzo’s ‘body positivity’ (The Blaze)
- Jillian Michaels On Lizzo: ‘Why Are We Celebrating Her Body?’ Won’t Be ‘Awesome If She Gets Diabetes’ (The Daily Wire)
Fielding a question on the environment posed by an international supporter in Iowa, former Vice President Joe Biden said he “100 percent” believes we should “not be allowing plastic.”
- Biden ‘100 percent’ supports nationwide plastic bag ban (Washington Examiner)