Archive for December 1st, 2018

December 1st, 2018 - 10:54 am § in Politics

Florida sheriff demotes deputy who flashed QAnon patch at VP photo-op

Vice President Pence was photographed Friday greeting Broward County sheriff’s officers, one of whom is wearing a QAnon patch on his uniform (officer at left in photo below), later identified as Sgt. Matt Patten.┬áRead story here. QAnon is a far-right conspiracy theory that asserts the existen[...]

December 1st, 2018 - 9:55 am § in Politics

A single voter decided control of Alaska legislature

Think your vote doesn’t matter? A single voter decided which party will control Alaska’s lower house.┬áRepublicans also won the governorship and state senate after the November elections. The GOP now has a 21-19 majority in Alaska’s lower house after a recount gave Republican Bart [...]

December 1st, 2018 - 12:58 am § in Donald Trump

How bad are things for Trump?

At G20, he’s a diminished and isolated leader on the world stage, unable to confront Putin over his Ukraine aggression or election interference, or Mohammad bin Salman over the killing of Jamal Kashoggi. Back home, the White House is in turmoil, his agenda is in question, he’s seen on Ca[...]