A Ohio couple has been unmasked as leaders of the neo-Nazi “Dissident Homeschool” Telegram channel that distributes lesson plans to 2,400 members.
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/z34ane/neo-nazi-homeschool-ohio
“I am not some ‘Lord of the Flies’ nihilist,” said the far-right congressman and chief tormentor of Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2023/01/29/us/politics/matt-gaetz.html
A Florida church has offered up space for the teaching of an Advanced Placement African American Studies course banned by the Florida Department of Education.
— Read on www.christianpost.com/news/church-to-teach-african-american-studies-course-banned-by-state.html
The Supreme Court did not disclose its longstanding financial ties with former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff even as it touted him as an expert who independently validated its investigation into who leaked the draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2023/01/27/politics/supreme-court-chertoff-leak-investigation/
A former fossil fuel lobbyist could have huge sway over the House’s energy policy priorities.
— Read on truthout.org/articles/house-gops-natural-resources-chair-has-a-new-chief-of-staff-an-oil-lobbyist/
The finding builds on earlier reporting, which found records were destroyed in the case of a 16-year-old boy who died while in custody of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
— Read on www.propublica.org/article/nearly-half-of-louisiana-sheriffs-are-violating-public-records-laws
The man was once listed as the Jones County SD GOP chairman. He is accused of having child sexual assault material, according to court documents.
— Read on eu.argusleader.com/story/news/2023/01/26/lincoln-county-man-charged-child-pornography-jones-county-republican-chair/69844127007/
A New York Times report indicates that Special Counsel John Durham and Attorney General Bill Barr may have abused their investigative powers.
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/john-durham-sketchy-russian-intel-1234669178/
Most are Republicans. Two serve in leadership positions. And many have seats on House committees that wield outsize influence on energy and climate policy.
— Read on www.eenews.net/articles/meet-the-top-house-recipients-of-oil-and-gas-money/
Arizona’s Republican-controlled legislature approved a measure this week exempting itself from the state’s public records law.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/arizona-gop-lawmakers-vote-shield-public-records-laws-rcna67698
Officials from India’s ruling right-wing party said American tech companies like Twitter and YouTube complied with demands to remove the documentary.
— Read on theintercept.com/2023/01/24/twitter-elon-musk-modi-india-bbc/
Republicans claim to love “free enterprise,” so why are they pressuring DirecTV — an independent company — to carry Newsmax, their favorite source of fake news?
— Read on www.msnbc.com/the-reidout/reidout-blog/directv-newsmax-republicans-disinformation-rcna67195
The Florida governor’s decision to block an AP African studies course is just the latest example of his war on the expression of beliefs—and the teaching of facts!—that he doesn’t agree with.
— Read on www.vanityfair.com/news/2023/01/ron-desantis-ap-african-american-studies-free-speech
In the world of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, only families who can pay should have access to real school choice, not those who would prefer charter programs.
— Read on reason.com/2023/01/23/kentuckys-governor-wants-school-choice-for-his-kids-but-not-yours/