The Grammy winner wore a huge dove-shaped brooch and an impressively billowing red sculpted skirt as she sang into a golden microphone, delivering an emotional and powerful rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner. She was followed at Wednesday's ceremony by Jennifer Lopez, dressed all in white, who threw a line of Spanish into her medley of This Land is Your Land and America the Beautiful — a pointed nod to multiculturalism, just two weeks after white supremacists and other violent rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol in an effort to undermine the peaceful transfer of power. … [Read more...] about Hollywood on the Potomac: A-List Turns out for Biden-Harris
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"This day is about witnessing the permanence of our American ideal," he said. "Every four years we hear the words that will empower us all on the journey ahead, the message that can unite us, as we begin a new passage from where we are to where we can be. A trek to a common goal, to the promise of our promised land." … [Read more...] about Tom Hanks opens Joe Biden inauguration event with powerful statement about ‘the journey ahead’
That was perhaps intended to compensate for the decision by former President Donald Trump to skip the ceremony and hold his own farewell at Joint Base Andrews before flying to Florida. Trump didn’t mention Biden’s name, though he wished the new administration well, and asked the televised audience to "remember us" when things improve, suggesting he had laid the groundwork. And there was this: "We will be back in some form." … [Read more...] about Biden urges end to ‘uncivil war,’ asks for media truth, but can he pull it off?
Clemson: The Tigers have to figure out what happened to their defense during the layoff. They surrendered an average of 57.6 points through their first 10 games, but the last two opponents have gotten far too many easy shots. … [Read more...] about Ga Tech routs No. 20 Clemson 83-65; 3 players score 20
Republicans appear unmoved by pleas for equality. Republican Sen. Tom Cotton took to the Senate floor to denounce the Democrats’ move in a racially tinged speech depicting D.C. as an elitist conclave of the “deep state” and Mayor Bowser as someone who could not be trusted to keep the city and its statues safe. “Yes, Wyoming is smaller than Washington by population,” he tweeted, “but it has three times as many workers in mining, logging, and construction, and 10 times as many workers in manufacturing. In other words, Wyoming is a well-rounded working-class state." … [Read more...] about A Major GOP Nightmare Moves a Step Closer to Reality