Category Archives: GOP
Rep. AOC (D-NY) goes off on GOP’s “Parents Bill of Rights.” | Flipboard
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States Are Cracking Down On Militias — Except For Idaho | FiveThirtyEight
In a bucolic corner of southwestern Vermont, locals have been disturbed for years by a neighbor’s weekend hobby: running a paramilitary training camp in the woo…
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The Federalist Society Isn’t Quite Sure About Democracy Anymore – POLITICO
After recent Supreme Court wins, the society’s youth arm debates the next stage for the conservative legal movement.
— Read on www.politico.com/news/magazine/2023/03/17/federalist-society-democracy-opinion-00087270
Why the GOP is obsessed with “woke” — but can’t define it | Salon.com
MAGA can’t explain what “woke” is, but that’s the point — it’s a “choose your own bigotry” term for Republicans
— Read on www.salon.com/2023/03/16/why-the-is-obsessed-with-woke–but-cant-define-it/
Florida governor DeSantis revokes Hyatt Regency Miami hotel’s liquor license for hosting “A Drag Queen Christmas” | Boing Boing
Florida governor Ron DeSantis’s crusade against gays, drag performers and trans people resulted this week in the Hyatt Regency hotel in Miami losing its liquor license after hosting a show titled “A Drag Queen Christmas”. “A Drag Queen Christmas” is a holiday-themed drag show that tours in 36 different cities and features stars from the…
— Read on boingboing.net/2023/03/15/florida-governor-desantis-revokes-hyatt-regency-miami-hotels-liquor-license-for-hosting-a-drag-queen-christmas.html
Lauren Boebert confirms that her son’s pregnant girlfriend is over 14 years old | Boing Boing
Lauren Boebert, the 36-year-old proud grandma-to-be, won’t say how old her 17-year-old son’s impregnated girlfriend is, but she promises she’s over 14. Boebert, who opposes “comprehensive sex education” in public schools told Moms for America that she and her sex-offender husband, “are so excited to welcome this new life into our family.”
— Read on boingboing.net/2023/03/13/lauren-boebert-confirms-that-her-sons-pregnant-girlfriend-is-over-14-years-old.html
Gaslight America For Fun And Profit — Trump, Who Bragged About Gutting Dodd-Frank, Claims ‘Wokeness’ Caused SVB Collapse
Within days of taking office, Trump promised to do ‘a big number’ on the landmark bank regulatory law and the following year boasted of having kept that pledge.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-wokeness-silicon-valley-bank-collapse_n_640fba16e4b0cfde25c0bb08
Republican James Comer, Chairman of the Oversight and Accountability Committee, has abandoned any investigation into former President Trump’s financial dealings, pretending not to know about the obligation to do so.
GOP: Gaslighting America — Florida book bans are not a hoax
For months, Popular Information has documented how thousands of books have been removed from the shelves of Florida school libraries or have otherwise been made unavailable to Florida students. These actions were taken in response to new laws and regulations championed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R). But last week, DeSantis held a media event where he complained about the ”
— Read on popular.info/p/florida-book-bans-are-not-a-hoax
Florida Megachurch Pastor Jeffrey Bedwell, a former Jacksonville Pastor pleads guilty to two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation, conduct, and unlawful sexual activity, receives 30 years in prison.
Hey @GovBillLee – You failed to secure GovernorBillLee.com so I got it and created your new website. Enjoy!
Donald Trump’s Infamous “Very Fine People” Line Presaged His, Tucker Carlson’s, and All MAGAs’ Vile Defenses of the January 6 Insurrectionists
Many Trumpists use the confusing reporting surrounding Trump’s post-Charlottesville presser as conclusive evidence of systemic media deceit. Their lies about that day are strategic—and still relevant.
— Read on sethabramson.substack.com/p/donald-trumps-infamous-very-fine
Former Ohio House speaker convicted in $60 million bribery scheme | CNN Politics
A former Republican speaker of Ohio’s House of Representatives was convicted by a federal jury Thursday on racketeering conspiracy charges in connection with a $60 million bribery scheme.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2023/03/09/politics/larry-householder-ohio-speaker-convicted-bribery/
Sunsetting Racial Justice in the Sunshine State and Florida-izing the Nation – The American Prospect
How Florida’s anti-diversity legislation may be a model for the Supreme Court
— Read on prospect.org/justice/2023-03-10-race-legislation-florida-supreme-court/
White supremacist propaganda hit record high in 2022, report says
Distribution of antisemitic propaganda more than doubled in 2022.
— Read on www.axios.com/2023/03/09/white-supremacist-propaganda-record-2022
GOP Scrambles to Limit Prosecutors’ Power as Trump Indictment Looms
Republicans in Georgia have a plan to clip local prosecutors’ wings. The Atlanta prosecutor eyeing Trump for possible charges calls their idea “racist” and “dangerous.”
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/7kxzeq/gop-georgia-trump-fani-willis
Neo-Nazi Homeschoolers Could Be Paid $22,000 to Teach Their Kids About Hitler
Ohio’s “Backpack Bill” would funnel over a billion dollars of taxpayer money into homeschooling and private schools, including the neo-Nazi “Dissident Homeschool Network.”
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/xgwq5j/ohio-nazi-homeschool-dissident-backpack-bill
Inside the “Private and Confidential” Conservative Group That Promises to “Crush Liberal Dominance”
Leonard Leo, a key architect of the Supreme Court’s conservative supermajority, is now the chairman of Teneo, a group that aims to influence all aspects of American politics and culture.
— Read on www.propublica.org/article/leonard-leo-teneo-videos-documents
Trump 2020 lawyer admits misrepresenting stolen election claims – POLITICO
Jenna Ellis made the admissions in a Colorado disciplinary proceeding.
— Read on www.politico.com/news/2023/03/08/trump-lawyer-misrepresented-jenna-ellis-00086256