The young white man who killed 10 people in Buffalo represents a new generation of white supremacists: isolated and online, radicalized on internet memes and misinformation, inspired by livestreams to find fame through bloodshed.
— Read on www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2022-05-15/buffalo-shooter-new-generation-white-supremacists
The Insurrection Act was written and amended to protect law and order. Trumpworld tried to use it to subvert law and order—and will do so again.
— Read on newrepublic.com/article/166263/trump-insurrection-act-lafayette-square-congress-fix
Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle’s farm is so short of immigrant workers that he’s replaced 450 acres of labor-intensive leafy greens with crops that can be harvested by machinery. In Houston, Al Flores increased the price of his BBQ restaurant’s brisket plate because the cost of the cut doubled due to meatpacking plants’ inability to fully staff immigrant-heavy production lines.
— Read on apnews.com/article/immigration-covid-health-business-united-states-dcfd75981dcd212ef6747eeaf87f4f31
The first Roe v. Wade leaks happened fifty years ago.
— Read on www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/05/16/scooping-the-supreme-court
American Rescue Plan funds are helping attract or revive stores in underserved neighborhoods and reservations
— Read on www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/29/us-food-deserts-federal-stimulus-funds
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by Kansas to revive a law that banned secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities but that was struck down by lower courts
— Read on abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/court-revive-ban-secret-filming-slaughterhouses-84295031
Most of the targeted books are about Black and L.G.B.T.Q. people, according to the American Library Association. The country’s polarized politics has fueled the rise.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2022/04/04/books/banned-books-libraries.html
Trump’s call to Republican senator should have been reflected in presidential call log on day of Capitol attack but wasn’t
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/mar/30/trump-used-white-house-phone-call-capitol-attack-jan-6-not-official-log
Biden promised to prioritize people over polluters. His pick to deliver that, Michal Freedhoff, is facing a bare-bones budget, demoralized staff and increasingly angry advocates.
— Read on www.propublica.org/article/shes-supposed-to-protect-americans-from-toxic-chemicals-first-she-just-has-to-fix-trumps-mess-and-decades-of-neglect
The House select committee is now investigating whether it has the full record and whether Trump communicated that day through backchannels, phones of aides or personal disposable phones, according to people familiar with the probe.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/03/29/trump-white-house-logs/
The Founders wrote the Constitution; not the Apostles. They added the Bill of Rights; not the Ten Commandments. Their intent was Freedom of Religion. It was not Control by Religion. They created a Democracy; not a Theocracy. Christianity is not a political party.
A runaway Supreme Court facing a massive conflict-of-interest scandal and increasing politicization is testing faith in the American Experiment.
— Read on www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/supreme-court-ginni-thomas-legitimacy-20220327.html
“The majority knows Biden and the Left is attempting the greatest Heist of our History,” she said in texts with Meadows.
— Read on www.axios.com/trump-ginni-thomas-mark-meadows-4f737731-e0e7-4bf7-9820-a67cc3a68adc.html
Virginia Thomas urged White House chief to pursue unrelenting efforts to overturn the 2020 election, texts show – The Washington Post
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/03/24/virginia-thomas-mark-meadows-texts/
Thanks to the “shadow docket,” the conservative majority is committing judicial vandalism without leaving fingerprints.
— Read on www.esquire.com/uk/latest-news/a39522714/supreme-court-wisconsin-redistricting-map-shadow-docket/
The bad faith questions, the baseless accusations, the time wasting – Brown Jackson’s interrogators do not see her as an equal
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/mar/24/ketanji-brown-jacksons-confirmation-hearing-is-a-disgrace-to-her-qualifications