Valerie Richardson, The Washington Times

Valerie Richardson

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Past articles by Valerie:

San Francisco reparations committee proposes $5 million to each Black person

San Francisco’s reparations committee has recommended giving each Black person who meets the criteria a lump-sum payment of $5 million, along with a bonanza of financial benefits that includes a guaranteed income of $97,000 for at least 250 years and paying off all educational and personal debts. → Read More

Kirk Cameron to hold ‘story hours’ after rejections from drag-friendly libraries

Kirk Cameron is finally getting a chance to read his Christian-themed children’s book in public libraries, but don’t expect him to get the drag-queen treatment. → Read More

Republicans rip Biden’s energy agenda after he vows ‘no more drilling’

President Biden handed his foes a closing campaign message with his weekend blasts at drilling and the coal industry, providing Republicans with an opening to turn up the heat on his energy policies. → Read More

Michael Burbidge, Arlington bishop, bans Nancy Pelosi from communion over abortion advocacy

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of the diocese of Arlington said he will withhold holy communion to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, making his the fourth diocese to take action over her abortion advocacy. → Read More

Judge nixes California law setting quotas for female members on corporate boards

A Los Angeles judge has struck down California’s first-in-the-nation law requiring corporate boards to adhere to gender quotas, calling the measure unconstitutional. → Read More

Michigan AG Dana Nessel says she will refuse to enforce state’s abortion ban if Roe overturned

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said Sunday she won’t enforce a 1931 state law banning abortion if the Supreme Court overturns the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. → Read More

Cheryl Cooky, Purdue professor, says Lia Thomas like Jackie Robinson in NBC News op-ed

NBC News posted an op-ed Monday from a Purdue professor comparing Lia Thomas to Jackie Robinson, a take that didn’t sit well with some fans of Jackie Robinson as well as women’s sports. → Read More

Most U.S. voters disapprove of Trudeau’s trucker crackdown, but most Democrats approve: poll

U.S. Democrats were far more supportive of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s crackdown on the trucker protest than Republican and unaffiliated voters, according to a poll released Tuesday. → Read More

‘Digital brownshirts’: Climate study seeking to cancel conservative media ripped on right

A left-wing advocacy group that seeks to muzzle right-tilting media is facing pushback over a campaign targeting leading conservative outlets over "digital climate change denial." → Read More

Ron DeSantis’s wisecrack about the ‘Brandon administration’ takes off

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may have started something with his quip about “the Brandon administration.” → Read More

Climate hypocrisy? Biden takes heat for carbon footprint at U.N. summit

President Biden is burning a lot of fossil fuels in the name of fighting climate change. → Read More

Exclusive: Western Republicans call for Senate action on Yellowstone grizzly bear conflicts

Senate Republicans on Tuesday called on their chamber to take action on growing concerns about grizzly bears bumping up against humans in the Yellowstone area. → Read More

‘Sleepy Joe’: Trump mocks Biden dozing at climate summit ‘for all the world to see’

President Biden appeared to fall asleep Monday while listening to a speech at the U.N. climate conference, drawing a jab from the man who dubbed him “Sleepy Joe.” → Read More

Drill, Moscow, drill: Team Biden goes on defense over mixed signals on energy, climate

Team Biden had to play defense Monday after the president suffered a self-inflicted dent to his reputation ahead of the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, when he urged other major energy producers to pump more oil. → Read More

Southwest launches probe into pilot who allegedly said ‘Let’s go, Brandon’

Southwest Airlines has launched an internal investigation into an Associated Press reporter’s claim that a pilot said the anti-Biden slogan “Let’s go, Brandon” over the loudspeaker, spurring calls on the left for his firing. → Read More

‘Still being negotiated’: Progressives’ moves threaten to sink Biden’s framework bill

President Biden desperately needs a political win — and soon — as his poll numbers crater, but top congressional progressives indicated Sunday they see his $1.75 trillion framework bill as more of a good start than an end game. → Read More

Buttigieg: No-fly list for unruly passengers should be ‘on the table’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday that a federal no-fly list for violent or unruly airline passengers should be “on the table” as conflicts between staff and travelers on commercial airplanes soar. → Read More

Blinken nudges China to ‘think about stepping up’ on reducing emissions

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said China needs to “think about stepping up” on reducing its greenhouse gases. → Read More

Biden’s approval rating falls to 42% in NBC News poll

An NBC News poll shows President Biden's approval rating sliding underwater for the first time. → Read More

Kaepernick blasted for video comparing NFL combine to actual slavery

Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew outrage on the right by releasing a video comparing the NFL draft to slavery. → Read More