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September 21st, 2020 - 9:09 pm § in Politics

Florida makes protesting a felony

This article contains news with sarcastic liberal commentary. “Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis released a sweeping set of proposals … that would dramatically crack down on people who attend protests that turn violent or disorderly by threatening them with a mix of felonies and increased jail t[...]

September 14th, 2020 - 6:58 pm § in Politics

GOP attorney general killed a man and reported hitting a deer

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, a Republican (of course), killed a man walking on a road Saturday night, September 12, 2020, while returning home from a fundraiser. He called police and reported hitting a “deer.” Authorities aren’t saying whether Ravnsborg called 911[...]

September 2nd, 2020 - 3:27 pm § in Politics

GOP congressman threatens to kill armed black militia with help of white vigilantes

He has no problem with armed white vigilantes. Never mind that where it’s legal for vigilantes to carry guns, it’s legal for protesters to carry them, too. This article contains liberal commentary. Facebook deleted his post; the image below is a screen capture. The “captain” [...]

August 18th, 2020 - 12:25 pm § in Politics

QAnon crazy going to Congress

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon supporter, won the Republican primary for a safe GOP seat in Congress representing Georgia’s 14th congressional district. She has a credible Democratic opponent in the November election, but the district has voted ~76% Republican in recent contested elections, a[...]

July 7th, 2020 - 12:31 am § in Racism

Two white men charged in July 4 Indiana lynching assault

Dereliction of duty: Indiana DNR police did nothing after racists tried to lynch a black man, then protesters were attacked by a hit-and-run driver Prosecutors have filed state felony charges against two white men who attacked a black man hiking with white friends to a public beach at an Indiana lak[...]

March 17th, 2020 - 5:13 pm § in Politics

It’s spring break!

The beaches in Clearwater, Florida, on March 17, 2020. The GOP governor refused to close them. Enjoy this virtual sun from wherever you’re sheltering in place. But don’t wish you were there. Wish these people weren’t there. (NBC News photo; read story here.)[...]

February 18th, 2020 - 9:48 pm § in Politics

Indiana Republicans would rather let kids marry than repeal an unconstitutional law

A bill in Indiana’s legislature that would have raised that state’s marriage age from 15 to 18 seemed headed for passage until Democrats offered an amendment to repeal a 1997 state law declaring marriage can only be between a man and a woman. That law, and others like it, went by the way[...]

October 9th, 2019 - 10:01 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Lindsey Graham, then and now

Then: Now: “Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Wednesday tried to derail the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump by asking Senate Republicans to sign a loyalty oath. … According to the South Carolina Republican, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats ‘are about to destroy t[...]

September 17th, 2019 - 1:16 pm § in Politics

GOP lawmaker claims rape is consensual

CNN reports that Barry Hovis, a Republican and ex-cop elected to Missouri’s legislature in 2018, claimed in support of an unconstitutional anti-abortion bill that most rapes are “date rapes or consensual rapes.” Read story here. I think a lot of women would be surprised to learn th[...]

September 16th, 2019 - 12:50 pm § in America

Racist bank employees call 911 on black doctor who only wanted to open an account

Anthony Onyegbula, M.D., a cancer specialist practicing in Georgia, believes employees of United Community Bank in Henry County profiled him when they called police thinking he intended to rob the bank. “I feel like he’s up to no good,” a teller told the 911 dispatcher, offering li[...]