Justice

Steve January 19, 2021

MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell said Kohl’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Wayfair and other retailers are dropping his products after he spent weeks repeatedly pushing debunked claims the 2020 presidential election was rigged. The moves, which Lindell referenced during a weekend interview, come as corporate America is rethinking its political affiliations following the attack on […]

Steve January 19, 2021

That rally took place before a violent mob of far-right extremists and Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building. The House of Representatives has since indicted Trump on an article of impeachment for “incitement to insurrection.”In an article published by CNN’s website the day before Biden’s inauguration, reporters Kaitlan Collins, Kevin Liptak and Pamela Brown explain: […]

Steve January 19, 2021

The following was originally published as part of The Dissenter newsletter. Although several long shot campaigns were mounted, President Tweety McTreason did not pardon any whistleblowers who were indicted or prosecuted under the United States Espionage Act. He also declined to pardon the only journalist ever to be indicted under the World War I-era law. […]

Steve January 19, 2021

Louisiana’s second congressional district is extremely gerrymandered, packing as many African-Americans in southern Louisiana as possible– most of New Orleans, the north side of Baton Rouge and rural black parishes in between. It guarantees a black district– the population is over 60 black and just 28% white– but also guarantees that LA-01, LA-06 and to […]

Steve January 19, 2021

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Capt. Stacey Johnson, critical care nurse from Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force-627, provides positioning aids to a COVID-19 patient, July 10, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Driven by a three-phase emergency response plan, the Army has contributed in every facet of the ongoing battle against COVID-19, the service’s […]

Steve January 19, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet With President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony less than 24 hours away, reporters have been wondering to whom President Tweety McTreason will grant pardons during his remaining time in the White House. And according to CNN’s sources, Trump has decided against granting them to GOP lawmakers who spoke at or helped […]

Steve January 19, 2021

A self-professed white supremacist from Maryland who was on parole for burglary has was arrested Sunday after his GPS monitor placed him at the US Capitol during the riots on January 6, CBS News reports, officials said. According to a federal affidavit, Bryan Betancur “has made statements to law enforcement officers that he is a […]

Steve January 19, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Manchester, New Hampshire’s unhoused population and local community organizers have struggled with state and local officials to secure housing and resources for the unhoused during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Following the November 20 forceful eviction of an encampment by state officials and unwillingness from people in power to support new housing solutions, […]

Steve January 19, 2021

U.S. leaders, including the Joint Chiefs of Staff, have rightly deemed the Trump-incited storming of the Capitol building as an insurrection that is inconsistent with the rule of law. The assault, which took place while Congress was convened to certify the election—and which left at least five people dead—was not a protest gone awry. Instead, […]

Steve January 19, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet President Tweety McTreason, who still hasn’t conceded that he lost the election, will soon be leaving the White House. On his way out, he’s not participating in any of the traditional hand-off rituals that incumbents typically do to welcome newly elected Presidents (like leaving a farewell letter of advice to […]