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June 20th, 2019 - 7:23 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Misc., Racism

Concentration Camps: an America First Phenomenon

Rep. Alexandria Occasio-Cortez (D-NY) reference to “concentration camps” at the border led to a social and broadcast media frenzy. Denials that they are actually concentration camps, because they are not as bad as those which killed six million Jews, neglect crucial facts. Most significa[...]

May 28th, 2019 - 4:08 pm § in Politics

Heartless

Another Republican has blocked disaster relief for millions of suffering Americans. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) gave no reason for holding up the $19 billion bill, which Trump has said he’ll sign, other than saying House Speaker Pelosi should have scheduled a vote on it before the Memorial Day r[...]

May 10th, 2019 - 6:20 pm § in Politics

South Carolina GOP legislator says colleague committed a “misdeed” by being raped

“A GOP state lawmaker who recently gave an impassioned speech about being raped as a 16 year old says she feels attacked after a Republican colleague passed out literature describing rape as a ‘misdeed of the parent’ that doesn’t justify having an abortion,” according to th[...]

April 20th, 2019 - 5:38 pm § in Politics

Washington GOP legislator says nurses “play cards”

A Washington GOP legislator who opposes a bill that would require hospitals to give nurses uninterrupted meal and rest breaks has claimed, without evidence, that nurses in small hospitals “probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day.” The state nursing association blasted he[...]

April 11th, 2019 - 11:42 am § in Politics

Pence bashes gays, then claims he’s a victim

He opposes gay marriage, and as Indiana governor, he signed legislation allowing businesses to discriminate against LGBTQ people. But when South Bend mayor and Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg called him out on it, Pence complained his religion was under attack. Read story here. Look, [...]

April 10th, 2019 - 3:43 pm § in Politics

This GOP legislator wants to execute women who have abortions

His name is Tony Tinderholt, and he represents a suburban district in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the Texas House of Representatives. In 2017 and 2019, he sponsored legislation that would impose the death penalty for having an abortion. Because Tinderholt is trying to kill people for engaging in l[...]

April 5th, 2019 - 3:34 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Privatizing Border Patrol hiring cost taxpayers $13.5 million per hire.

When Trump came into office and pledged to hire 7,500 more Border Patrol agents, Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) hired a private contractor called “Accenture” to do the recruiting and hiring. But Accenture’s performance was so bad even Republicans couldn’t stomach the poor re[...]

April 3rd, 2019 - 2:16 pm § in News Media, Politics

Georgia Republicans want to regulate journalists

Bill would penalize reporters if a “journalism ethics” board decides their reporting is “unfair” This story is so shocking it’s best told in Huffington Post’s own words: “A group of Republican state representatives in Georgia on Tuesday introduced legislatio[...]

March 31st, 2019 - 2:51 pm § in Politics

What if Republicans had to choose between guns and police lives? It’s not a hypothetical anymore.

On Dec. 31, 2017, a deranged meth user with a history of mental breakdowns ambushed and shot five sheriff’s deputies and two neighbors at a Colorado apartment complex before being killed by a SWAT team. One of the deputies, Zackari Parrish, 29, a husband and father of two young daughters, died[...]