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April 14th, 2021 - 9:55 pm § in China, Foreign Affairs, Racism

Play the All-Star game in Taiwan!

Baseball’s poobahs missed a great opportunity when they (quite properly) fled the Undemocratic Republic of Georgiastan. A “great opportunity to seed new markets, build its brand, and address growing anti-Asian sentiment in the United States, … [and] help protect and defend global d[...]

April 14th, 2021 - 9:27 pm § in Law and Courts, Misc.

Before you call the police …

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April 14th, 2021 - 8:46 pm § in Law and Courts

PHOTOGRAPHY: Training poster

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April 14th, 2021 - 8:36 pm § in Law and Courts

House progressives introduce bill to expand Supreme Court

This isn’t big news, it’s little news, because it’s not going anywhere in this session of Congress. Even if it passes the House, it’ll hit a wall in the Senate, where at least 3 Democratic senators oppose abolishing the filibuster, and probably several more are unwilling to t[...]

April 14th, 2021 - 12:44 pm § in America, Law and Courts, Racism

Thank you for your service, but you’re going to jail, and your military career is done

He assaulted a skinny black kid who was simply walking in the neighborhood, or at least that’s how it appears in the viral video below. Johnathan Pentland (photo, left), 42, an Army drill instructor at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, could now face criminal charges and military discipline. Read [...]

April 14th, 2021 - 11:15 am § in Health, Law and Courts, Politics

Wisconsin court again rules against saving lives

Wisconsin’s governor, a Democrat, “did not have the authority to impose capacity limits on restaurants, bars or other businesses without the approval of the Legislature,” the state’s GOP-controlled supreme court ruled on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Read story here. The Hill ad[...]

April 14th, 2021 - 10:32 am § in News Media, Politics, Racism

Ex-Fox host rips Tucker Carlson as white supremacist

Gretchen Carlson, formerly of “Fox & Friends,” who left the rightwing network with a hefty sexual harassment settlement in her purse, used colorful language this week to describe the Murdoch family’s defense of incendiary Fox host Tucker Carlson, who’s using his show to p[...]