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Creighton coach McDermott apologizes for 'plantation' remark

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 05:48:35
The word on local talk radio etc. is that he will not be fired after all the apologies he has made to the university etc....
 Creighton coach McDermott apologizes for 'plantation' remark


McConnell to Fight Stimulus Bill 'In Every Way' as Biden Urges Senate Dems to Get it Done Now

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 04:19:10
Of course, will Republicans be held accountable for the $2.3 trillion tax cut that they approved even when the economy was already strong, which mostly benefitted the rich? Nonetheless, by embracing racism, Republicans might even be able to get the white working class to oppose the benefits that wo...
 McConnell to Fight Stimulus Bill 'In Every Way' as Biden Urges Senate Dems to Get it Done Now


Mayor Quinton Lucas asks federal government to step in on Missouri vaccine distribution

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 04:04:03
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 Mayor Quinton Lucas asks federal government to step in on Missouri vaccine distribution


U.S. House panel reissues subpoena for Trump's tax records

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 03:43:17
Because Justice matters.
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 U.S. House panel reissues subpoena for Trump's tax records


Myanmar authorities charge Associated Press journalist

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 02:07:40
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 Myanmar authorities charge Associated Press journalist


Arizona GOP lawyer tells Supreme Court the party needs certain voting restrictions to compete with

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 01:36:12
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 Arizona GOP lawyer tells Supreme Court the party needs certain voting restrictions to compete with


Hate crimes against Asian Americans rose in L.A. in 2020, mirroring national trend

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 01:05:14
The racism that Republicans cultivated not only harms Asian Americans, but even their own constituents who would sometimes refuse to wear masks on the ground that they were "Not Chinese."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7fwrgEjmvE ...
 Hate crimes against Asian Americans rose in L.A. in 2020, mirroring national trend


Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 00:51:31
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 Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000


Bill introduced to create RBG monument on Capitol Hill

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 00:33:50
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 Bill introduced to create RBG monument on Capitol Hill


Catholics Should Avoid Johnson & Johnson Vaccine If Others Available, Official U.S. Group Says

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 00:11:05
Irritating religious nunsense :facepalm: ...
 Catholics Should Avoid Johnson & Johnson Vaccine If Others Available, Official U.S. Group Says


White House plans to withdraw Tanden nomination

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 23:41:43
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 White House plans to withdraw Tanden nomination


2nd Jacob Lawrence painting missing for 6 decades located

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 23:36:55
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 2nd Jacob Lawrence painting missing for 6 decades located


The Trump administration quietly spent billions in hospital funds on Operation Warp Speed

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 22:09:10
Yahoo Report

The Trump administration reportedly quietly funded Operation Warp Speed with money set aside for hospitals
https://news.yahoo.com/trump-administration-reportedly-quietly-funded-165519534.html...
 The Trump administration quietly spent billions in hospital funds on Operation Warp Speed


Biden moves up timeline for when enough vaccine doses will be available for all adults: end of May

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 21:50:08
Source: MarketWatch

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated, as his administration announced that drug maker Merck & Co. M...
 Biden moves up timeline for when enough vaccine doses will be available for all adults: end of May


Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo is confirmed as commerce secretary

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 21:45:30
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 Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo is confirmed as commerce secretary


A man in New Jersey admitted to working with white supremacists nationwide to destroy properties bel

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 20:59:12
Another of Donny's very fine people. ...
 A man in New Jersey admitted to working with white supremacists nationwide to destroy properties bel


Abbott ends Texas mask mandate, opens businesses '100 percent'

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 20:06:46
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 Abbott ends Texas mask mandate, opens businesses '100 percent'


Democrats in Congress begin sweeping effort to overhaul election laws

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 20:01:01
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 Democrats in Congress begin sweeping effort to overhaul election laws


Lawmakers Aim To End 'Boyfriend Loophole,' Keep Guns From Abusers

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 19:57:06
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 Lawmakers Aim To End 'Boyfriend Loophole,' Keep Guns From Abusers


Sen. Martin Heinrich to introduce plan to grant Puerto Rico statehood

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 19:49:43
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 Sen. Martin Heinrich to introduce plan to grant Puerto Rico statehood


Supreme Court Seems Ready to Sustain Arizona Voting Limits

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 19:40:02
I am not sure why this case is being framed as limitation on voting rights. A law against ballot harvesting is what helped catch a Republican effort to rig an election in North Carolina back in 2018. Also, requiring people to cast their ballots in the correct precinct is pretty common.

https:...
 Supreme Court Seems Ready to Sustain Arizona Voting Limits


Joe Manchin Says Stimulus Package's Unemployment Benefits Should Stay at $300

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 18:33:05
Now he's messing with those who are out of work like me. I really was looking forward to that extra $100 a week. :(...
 Joe Manchin Says Stimulus Package's Unemployment Benefits Should Stay at $300


Sen. Joe Manchin on ending the filibuster: 'Jesus Christ, what don't you understand about 'never'?'

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 18:30:02
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 Sen. Joe Manchin on ending the filibuster: 'Jesus Christ, what don't you understand about 'never'?'


Myanmar police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at protesters

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 18:21:42
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 Myanmar police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at protesters


A Capitol rioter said he posed as "Antifa," feds say, then boasted he beat police who "got ..."

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:59:38
Source: Washington Post

Morning Mix

A Capitol rioter said he posed as "Antifa," feds say, then boasted he beat police who "got exactly what they deserved"

By Katie Shepherd
March 2, 2021 at 5:05 a.m. EST

The day before a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, William Rob...
 A Capitol rioter said he posed as "Antifa," feds say, then boasted he beat police who "got ..."


Major Christian adoption agency will stop rejecting LGBTQ parents

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:45:30
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 Major Christian adoption agency will stop rejecting LGBTQ parents


Bergdahl appeals court-martial over Trump, McCain comments

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:39:01
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 Bergdahl appeals court-martial over Trump, McCain comments


At least 15 people dead after SUV, semitruck collide in southern California, hospital says

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:38:23
Source: USA Today

A t least 15 people died after an SUV with dozens of passengers collided with a semitruck carrying gravel near the U.S.-Mexico border in California on Tuesday morning, according to officials with El Centro Regional Medical Center.

"We believe there was 27 passe...
 At least 15 people dead after SUV, semitruck collide in southern California, hospital says


FBI director says domestic terrorism cases have soared to 2,000 in recent months

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:28:25
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 FBI director says domestic terrorism cases have soared to 2,000 in recent months


UPDATED: FBI Director Wray Tells Senate: 'Siege' on Capitol Was 'Domestic Terrorism'

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:07:26
Source: Mediaite

By Rudy TakalaMar 2nd, 2021, 11:02 am

FBI Director Christopher Wray told senators on Tuesday that he viewed January’s unrest in Washington, D.C. as “domestic terrorism.”

“I was appalled, like you, at the violence and destruction that we saw that day,” Wray s...
 UPDATED: FBI Director Wray Tells Senate: 'Siege' on Capitol Was 'Domestic Terrorism'


Pelosi Says Trump 'Completely Made Up' Claim She Rejected National Guard Assistance

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:04:43
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 Pelosi Says Trump 'Completely Made Up' Claim She Rejected National Guard Assistance


6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published anymore because they portray people in 'hurtful and wrong' ways

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:43:28
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 6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published anymore because they portray people in 'hurtful and wrong' ways


Democratic Senator Chris Murphy to introduce universal background check law

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:26:01
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 Democratic Senator Chris Murphy to introduce universal background check law


New satellite images reveal North Korea took recent steps to conceal nuclear weapons site

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:11:22
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 New satellite images reveal North Korea took recent steps to conceal nuclear weapons site


U.S. announces sanctions on Russia over poisoning and jailing of opposition leader Navalny

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:04:21
Short article....
 U.S. announces sanctions on Russia over poisoning and jailing of opposition leader Navalny


Biden administration announces $125M military aid package for Ukraine

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 13:54:10
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 Biden administration announces $125M military aid package for Ukraine


Vernon Jordan, civil rights leader and close ally of Bill Clinton, dies

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 13:48:26
Source: CNN

https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210302083557-vernon-jordan-file-2011-exlarge-169.jpg

Washington (CNN)Vernon Jordan, a civil rights leader and close adviser to former President Bill Clinton, died Monday evening, multiple sources close to the family tell CNN. He...
 Vernon Jordan, civil rights leader and close ally of Bill Clinton, dies


Biden to announce 'historic partnership': Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 13:02:02
Source: Washington Post

President Biden will announce Tuesday that pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. will help make Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot coronavirus vaccine — an unusual pact between fierce competitors that could sharply boost the supply of the newly authorized vaccine, a...
 Biden to announce 'historic partnership': Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine


Jim Jordan calls for House Judiciary hearing on 'cancel culture'

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 06:32:54
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 Jim Jordan calls for House Judiciary hearing on 'cancel culture'


Amazon worker who died at Las Vegas facility fell or jumped, police say

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 06:26:54
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 Amazon worker who died at Las Vegas facility fell or jumped, police say






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!