Our political poetry by Skip Tenczar
It’s said he’s never really read a great book,
And January 6th was more than a bad look.
Now that Rudy is under the gun,
His life can't be very much fun
Because he still can’t go on twitter or facebook.
tweet of the day
#BigPharma's #vaccine patents (aka think their profits) is to the #pandemic as #Facebook's protection and support of the #Trump #insurrection crowd is to the future of our #democracy....both kill! #nhpolitics
Scott Braddock, editor of the Quorum Report, the voice of Texas talks with us about issues in Texas. The Texas Legislature is in session, not to meet again for two years. The issues that are most important for them are: trans sports, permitless carry,
abortion, and voter suppression bills. The Republicans are firmly entrenched and comfortable in the Texas majority. Democrats seem to have given up, and resigned to their losses.
Bill Clinton Advisor and two time democratic nominee for Gov. of CT Bill Curry and Immigration Lawyer Ron Abramson talk with us about voter suppression in Florida, and how the voters' will is being overridden in Florida. This is all based on the Big Lie. We also talk about the state of the courts, who might be able to be the last stand against voter suppression.
US seen as bigger threat to democracy than Russia or China, global poll finds
Starting with Trump, It’s Time for a White Collar Crime Crackdown This week, a federal judge slammed Bill Barr over the Mueller investigation. Hopefully, Merrick Garland’s Justice Department will stay on Barr and give financial crimes the attention they deserve.
Liz Cheney Failed the Only Republican Purity Test That Matters Elise Stefanik’s power grab proves that if you support Trump’s worst behavior, nothing else counts. https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/05/elise-stefanik-trumps-liz-cheney.html
Arizona’s Republican-Run Election Audit Is Now Looking for Bamboo-Laced “China Ballots” https://trc.taboola.com/slate1/log/3/click?ui=03091d47-f9d7-4eed-bf57-5e25eda4dca5-tuct448d622&url=https%3A%2F%2Fslate.com%2Fnews-and-politics%2F2021%2F05%2Farizona-republican-audit-bamboo-ballots-china.html&sig=1
Donald Trump Is Still Banned From Facebook, But That’s Not The Final Decision
Facebook’s oversight board whiffed. Trump deserves a permanent exile.
Facebook Stopped Employees From Reading An Internal Report About Its Role In The Insurrection. You Can Read It Here .After BuzzFeed News reported on an internal document that examined the social network’s failings leading up to the Capitol riot, many of Facebook's employees were prevented from accessing it.
U.S. will back proposal to waive intellectual property rights and boost Covid-19 vaccine production
Fauci: The U.S. has a ‘moral obligation’ to help with global pandemic response
Millions Are Saying No to the Vaccines. What Are They Thinking?
Ruckus in the skies: What happens when airline passengers refuse to wear masks LA TImes
China Faces Growth Headwinds From Manufacturing, Citigroup Says Bloomberg
Are Indian Voters Finally Turning on Narendra Modi? The Indian government’s failures have created a COVID catastrophe. That doesn’t mean it will face the consequences.
india : Official COVID Projections Were Toppled by Virus Variants That Genome Panel Had Warned AboutThe Wire
Blinken heads to Ukraine in show of support after Russia troop standoff
White House eyes subsidies for nuclear plants to help meet climate targets -sources
Megachurches Receive Second Round of PPP Loans
Major Depressive Disorders Have an Enormous Economic Impact