"I'm at the Lincoln Memorial, on the National Mall, in our nation's secured capital city," he said. "The last few weeks, last few years, we've witnessed deep divisions and a troubling rancor in our land. But tonight we ponder the United States of America." … [Read more...] about Tom Hanks opens Joe Biden inauguration event with powerful statement about ‘the journey ahead’
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A starry collection of Broadway's most prominent musical actors collaborated on a medley of Seasons of Love from the show Rent and Let the Sun Shine In from Hair, among them Christopher Jackson, Reéne Elise Goldsberry, Laura Benanti, Betty Buckley and Javier Muñoz. Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda recited from The Cure at Troy by Irish poet Seamus Heaney. … [Read more...] about Hollywood on the Potomac: A-List Turns out for Biden-Harris
Biden sent a message to the media as well, calling for a rejection of the culture in which "facts themselves are manipulated and even manufactured." That might also be seen as a shot at the ex-president who blew off the inauguration, but there was more. Biden spoke of "lies told for power and profit," and appealed for understanding people who "don’t get their news from the same sources you do." … [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