Steve August 13, 2020

Image copyright Reuters President Tweety McTreason says he has heard Democratic running mate Kamala Harris “doesn’t qualify” to serve as US vice-president, amplifying a fringe legal theory critics decry as racist. Ms Harris was born to a Jamaican father and Indian mother in Oakland, California, on 20 October 1964. But a conservative law professor has […]

Steve August 13, 2020

“It’s an open question, and one I think [Sen. Kamala D.] Harris should answer so the American people know for sure she is eligible.” “I heard it today that [Harris] doesn’t meet the requirements. And, by the way, the lawyer that wrote that piece is a very highly qualified, very talented lawyer. I have no […]

Steve August 13, 2020

Read time: 5 mins A New England-based environmental law group is taking major oil companies to court, claiming the firms have failed to adapt some of their petroleum storage terminals to withstand increasingly severe storm and flooding events worsened by the climate crisis.  Tags:  shell Providence rhode island Conservation Law Foundation climate litigation ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) Massachusetts Read […]

Steve August 13, 2020

This page will be updated with new content. Last updated on August 13, 2020.  Since 2003, the Center for American Progress has been at the forefront of progressive policy—and now today is no different. The country needs big ideas and inclusive policies to guide our next steps, from combating health and climate crises to ensuring […]

Steve August 13, 2020

by Christopher Rudolph 6h ago Hallmark Channel has found its “something new” for the wedding tradition “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” Wedding Every Weekend, a forthcoming Hallmark Channel original movie, will feature the network’s first same-sex wedding. It stars Kimberley Sustad and Paul Campbell, who play two single friends who agree to […]

Steve August 13, 2020

by Sam Manzella 7h ago The LGBTQ Victory Fund has denounced accusations of inappropriate behavior lodged against Alex Morse, an openly gay politician running for Congress in Massachusetts. Late last week, student leaders from the UMass Amherst College Democrats went public with vague allegations of misconduct between Morse—the longtime mayor of Holyoke and a lecturer […]

Steve August 13, 2020

If you ask President Tweety McTreason, he isn’t racist. To the contrary, he’s repeatedly said that he’s “the least racist person that you’ve ever encountered.” Trump’s actual record, however, tells a very different story. On the campaign trail, Trump repeatedly made explicitly racist and otherwise bigoted remarks, from calling Mexican immigrants criminals and rapists, to […]

Steve August 13, 2020

Have you ever tried to weigh a cat? For that matter, have you ever tried to get a cat to do anything they don’t want to do? The wilful independence of our feline companions is a large part of what endears them to us, and must have done ever since the ancient Egyptians first had […]

Steve August 13, 2020

(Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) Equality Virginia on Wednesday announced their seventh annual Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit will be held virtually from Oct. 14-17 because of the coronavirus pandemic. “TIES helps foster connections with Virginians from all corners of the commonwealth and we’re proud we can still offer the event through a virtual […]