Following the practice of ignoring precedent, an appellate ruling seeks to destroy consumer and investor protection.
— Read on prospect.org/blogs-and-newsletters/tap/another-sweeping-far-right-court-ruling/
Justice Department Sues to Compel a U.S. Businessperson to Register Under the Foreign Agents Registration Act | OPA | Department of Justice
— Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-sues-compel-us-businessperson-register-under-foreign-agents-registration
A wounded Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R–NC) didn’t take his defeat in Tuesday’s primary race too well, angry at Democrats, angry at Republicans, angry with the world. So he took to Instagram today to lash out with a long, ridiculous, babbling post that seems more like bad sci-fi prose than the reflections of a Congressman.
— Read on boingboing.net/2022/05/19/sore-madison-cawthorn-threatens-dems-and-gop-with-dark-maga-in-cringeworthy-tweet.html
192 House Republicans voted against a $28 million emergency funding bill to address the baby formula shortage.
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/bvn9ba/house-republicans-baby-formula-shortage
The Las Vegas Sun issued a desperate plea to non-MAGA Republican candidates.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/las-vegas-newspaper-gop_n_6285ed69e4b00685b6691865
A group of lawyers says Cruz played an outsized role in the efforts to void the 2020 election results and accuses him of repeatedly making false claims about voter fraud.
— Read on www.texastribune.org/2022/05/18/ted-cruz-donald-trump-complaint-texas-bar/
Payton Gendron’s racist shooting rampage in a Buffalo supermarket caused conservatives to defend Tucker Carlson, an advocate of “great-replacement theory,” a conspiracy theory that inherently lends itself to violence.
— Read on nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/05/tucker-carlson-buffalo-supermarket-attack-great-replacement-white-nationalism.html
No. 3 in GOP House leadership, the New York Republican is more influential than Cawthorn, Gosar, Greene and others. And promotes white supremacy just like them.
— Read on signorile.substack.com/p/elise-stefanik-pushed-replacement
The American right put out a welcome mat for hate. And the casualties pile up.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/05/15/buffalo-shooter-hate-tucker-carlson/
@MattLRobison: I want to offer a reminder of history – one that really matters now.Key point: the American religious right made abortion their big issue *not* out of moral conviction, but as a tactical choice to……
— Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1524098806345830407.html
Extremist ideology has found favor with media figures like Tucker Carlson and also with elected politicians and others seeking office
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/may/16/buffalo-massacre-great-replacement-theory-republicans
Through their voting rights and gerrymandering rulings, the Supreme Court’s conservatives have limited who “the people” even are.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/samuel-alito-roe-democracy_n_627d144fe4b0f0ea7afdcf21
Back in 2016, then-North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory was praised by many social conservatives for supporting NC House Bill 2 —the so-called “North Carolina bathroom bill,” which banned transgender Americans from using public restrooms for the gender they identified with.
— Read on www.rawstory.com/even-nc-bathroom-bill-defender-pat-mccrory-is-now-too-liberal-for-extremist-maga-republicans-report/
PHILADELPHIA — The fallout from the discovery of a potential GOP “ballot harvesting” operation in South Philadelphia continued Tuesday, as two state party staffers lost their jobs, the matter became fodder for attacks in the Republican primary for governor, and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle jockeyed to define just what the situation said — or didn’t — about the security of voting by mail. Republican Party officials fired Shamus O’Donnell, 27, and C.J. Parker, 24, both of whom had been affiliated with the Republican Registration Coalition, the political action committee behind the South …
— Read on nordot.app/896943827028213760