Politics

Steve April 15, 2021

The killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, police officer Kim Potter this past weekend has many asking how a law enforcement official with 26 years of experience could confuse a firearm with a stun gun. One of those is noted conservative TV evangelist Pat Robertson, who had a hard time understanding how the […]

Steve April 15, 2021

One of the cops who participated in the no-knock raid that resulted in Breonna Taylor’s death last year just got a book deal.  Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of the three Louisville, Kentucky, police officers who raided Taylor’s apartment in March 2020, is writing a book about the case, titled “The Fight For Truth: The Inside […]

Steve April 15, 2021

Source: CBS The Department of Justice will not bring charges against the Capitol Police officer who shot and killed an Air Force veteran as she climbed through a doorway inside the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Ashli Babbitt was killed as rioters broke into the Capitol while lawmakers inside were confirming the Electoral College results […]

Steve April 15, 2021

A Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, after a traffic stop on Sunday. His death occurred while a jury continues to hear arguments over whether Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd in 2020. In the immediate aftermath of Floyd’s death, public support for the Black Lives Matter movement […]

Steve April 15, 2021

Ecologists and environmental advocates on Thursday called for swift action to reintroduce species into the wild as scientists at the University of Cambridge in England found that 97% of the planet’s land area no longer qualifies as ecologically intact. “Conservation is simply not enough anymore,” said financier and activist Ben Goldsmith. “We need restoration.” The […]

Steve April 15, 2021

Just as talks between the United States and Iran were taking place last week in Vienna, a cyberattack was carried out on Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility. Reports are that the Mossad, Israel’s intelligence agency, was behind the attack that blacked out the facility just one day after Tehran launched new advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges, and […]

Steve April 15, 2021

President Joe Biden has now taken a waiver on the “unwavering”, full-throated support that he, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had been giving to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The recurring “unwavering” meme was played right up until late Tuesday after Biden’s telephone talk with Putin Tuesday. Zelensky’ earlier profession […]

Steve April 15, 2021

In February 2020, US President Donald Trump announced a peace deal with the Taliban, giving US forces 15 months to get out of Afghanistan. Nearly a year later, with the withdrawal nearly complete and only 2,500 US armed forces members remaining on Afghan soil, incoming President Joe Biden took the oath of inauguration and instantly […]

Steve April 15, 2021

Harvest International Ministry, a church in Pasadena, California, founded by dominionist pastor Ché Ahn, held a “Global Summit” last weekend that featured various right-wing pastors as speakers, including Trump-supporting evangelist Mario Murillo. Murillo, who has vehemently refused to accept the results of the 2020 presidential election, used his preaching slot to declare that God will […]

Steve April 15, 2021

Source: PBS News Hour By Laura Santhanam Apr 15, 2021 12:00 PM EDT A majority of Americans support President Joe Biden’s handling of the economy, marking the first time his approval numbers have been on par with those enjoyed by Donald Trump in an area where the former president consistently received high marks from the […]

Steve April 15, 2021

Laura Ingraham on Wednesday blamed the news for police killings of Black people. (Watch the video below.) The Fox News host deployed her twisted scapegoating after former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, Officer Kim Potter was charged with second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Daunte Wright. Potter shot Wright during a traffic stop and may have […]