Politics

Steve July 1, 2020

Republican leaders stood by the upset winner of the GOP primary in a competitive House seat despite the gun rights activist’s openness to the pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy theory. The National Republican Congressional Committee, overseen by top GOP leaders, embraced Lauren Boebert as their nominee Wednesday following her defeat of five-term Rep. Scott R. Tipton (R-Colo.), […]

Steve July 1, 2020

7/01/20 8:00pm Read time: 0 minutes Well, somebody’s troops anyway. Can you help us out? For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could […]

Steve July 1, 2020

Axios morning email thingie tells us that we are turning into a cashless society: We’ve suddenly cut back on using cash for fear it may spread the virus, and some worried shopkeepers have stopped accepting it, Axios managing editor Jennifer Kingson reports. Why it matters: The virus has changed our buying and payment habits forever. […]

Steve July 1, 2020

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Steve July 1, 2020

Star Parker says that Black Lives Matter was founded by “a bunch of angry lesbian women who have decided to use ethnicity to divide this country so that they can purge out what they call patriotic hierarchies.” We assume she meant “patriarchal” hierarchies. DeAnna Lorraine wants to know why changing the name of Aunt Jemima […]

Steve July 1, 2020

Let me know if you’ve heard this before: Tweety McTreason telling Fox News that the coronavirus will just disappear. Sounds familiar, right? Well, that’s because he said it in March. And April. And May. And June. Oh, and today. IN JULY. Mind you, cases are on the rise in 40 states. But, you know, they’ll […]

Steve July 1, 2020

On Tuesday night’s Ingraham Angle, the late night host attacked Dr. Fauci after he testified to the Senate because he refuses to get in line with Trump’s campaign agenda. Of course, Laura Ingraham campaigns for Tweety McTreason every single night on her “My Pillow White Power Hour.” This is pure projection on her part. Ingraham […]

Steve July 1, 2020

The spreadsheet at this link provides data on the amount of funding that each U.S. higher education institution can receive from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, according to the U.S. Department of Education. The CARES Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020, and provided colleges with the most direct […]

Steve July 1, 2020

During the month of June, at least 254 people were killed, and 84 more were wounded. Also, 604 victims were found in mass graves. At least 262 people were killed, and 149 were wounded across Iraq during May, so the fatality numbers remained about the same. At least 23 civilians, 17 security members, and 154 […]

Steve July 1, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a ruling civil liberties advocates warned could make taxpayers “underwrite religious education”—opening a massive crack in the bedrock principle of church and state separation. The decision in the case, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, was 5-4, with the court’s conservatives in the majority. As NBC News put […]