I no longer have respect for you or your majority, and I have little hope for change.
— Read on slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/03/judge-james-dannenberg-supreme-court-bar-roberts-letter.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
Fox Corp. CEO Lachlan Murdoch touts Fox’s success — without mentioning Tucker Carlson | Media Matters for America
— Read on www.mediamatters.org/lachlan-murdoch/fox-corp-ceo-lachlan-murdoch-touts-foxs-success-without-mentioning-tucker-carlson
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
How can Israel be expected to carry out a proper investigation, when it has already absolved itself of the crime?
— Read on www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2022/5/11/killing-of-abu-akleh-shows-israel-targets-palestinian-journalists
A House panel alleges that industry players heavily prepared a draft that became the basis for an executive order the Trump White House issued in April 2020.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/05/12/meatpackers-covid-deaths-trump-industry/
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/
Parental permission to end for terminations and up to five days’ leave a month for painful periods
— Read on www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/12/spain-to-ease-abortion-limits-for-over-16s-and-allow-menstrual-leave
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— Read on www.nycsouthpaw.com/p/how-do-you-solve-a-problem-like-alito
Smith, who was appointed by DeSantis, said the map diminishes Black voting power.
— Read on www.salon.com/2022/05/12/desantis-appointed-says-his-map-is-an-unconstitutional-on-black-voting-power/
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
For the first time in history, the House Natural Resources Committee made a criminal referral with the Justice Department. That’s after a three-year investigation by Democrats revealing evidence of possible donations to the Trump campaign in exchange for federal government approval of Arizona real estate deals. Calling this “egregious,” Rep. Katie Porter tells MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, this shows the importance of Congress “reestablishing the rule of law and the expectation that administration officials are going to follow it.”
— Read on www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watch/katie-porter-goes-after-trump-uncovering-potential-bribery-scheme-139831365638
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to stay an injunction blocking HB 20, which limits social network content moderation.
— Read on www.theverge.com/2022/5/11/23067002/texas-netchoice-paxton-hb20-social-media-law-fifth-circuit-appeals-court-grant-stay-ruling
“Why do we have laws in place that protect the eggs of a sea turtle or the eggs of eagles?” Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) asked.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/steve-daines-sea-turtles-abortion_n_627c8af6e4b0b74b0e7efbaa
Mehdi Hasan reports on One American News admitting in an on-air statement that their past claims of voter fraud by election officials in Georgia are false, part of the settlement in a lawsuit filed against OAN by maligned election workers.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/right-wing-network-forced-to-recant-big-lie-claims-about-georgia-poll-workers-139750469580