Texas GOP consolidates power in new congressional maps as Senate again fails to act on voting rights - CNNPolitics
Via: Gsquared • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 2 Comments • 1 Like • one week ago
“With Texas Republicans bolstering their congressional majorities in new maps they approved this week, Senate Republicans in Washington, DC, on...”
Showing their total contempt for Hispanic citizens, urban and suburban-dwelling citizens, and democracy itself, elitist Texas Republicans used redistricting to consolidate the power of their base, White rural voters.
Donald Trump (yet again) proves there's no bottom - CNNPolitics
Via: Gsquared • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 32 Comments • 8 Likes • 6 days ago
“Roughly 24 hours after the death of Colin Powell, Donald Trump proved, again, that he is utterly incapable of empathy, grace or even common decency.”
Just as he did when John McCain died, Trump is using Colin Powell's death as an opportunity to exact revenge. Trolling, taunting, and off topic comments may be removed at the discretion of group mods. NT members that vote up their own comments or continue to disrupt the conversation risk...
Patrick’s Point State Park returned to Yurok name ‘Sue-meg’
Via: Gsquared • Anishinaabe - The First People • 23 Comments • 4 Likes • 4 weeks ago
“The California State Parks and Recreation Commission voted Thursday to rename Patrick’s Point State Park to its Indigenous Yurok Tribe name,...”
I have mentioned this beautiful park in previous postings. It is well worth a visit. I have been there several times. It has an interesting reproduction of an ancient village. The name change is an excellent turn of events.
Tucker Carlson Pushes Racist 'Great Replacement' Theory Yet Again, ADL Renews Call for Fox to Fire Him
Via: Gsquared • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 11 Comments • 3 Likes • one month ago
“Back in April, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch claimed that Carlson actually "decried and rejected replacement theory." This week, he openly promoted it...”
Tucker Carlson is promoting the racist, anti-semitic "Great Replacement" theory. We all remember Charlottesville where the Nazis, parading with their tiki torches, were chanting "Jews will not replace us". It looks like Carlson has joined their ranks.
Yaanga - Wikipedia
Via: Gsquared • Anishinaabe - The First People • 13 Comments • 3 Likes • 3 months ago
“Yaanga (alternative spelling: Yangna or iyaangẚ, written as "Yang-Na" in Spanish) was a large Tongva (or Kizh) village originally located...”
As a child growing up in Los Angeles, we studied "Yangna" in the 3rd grade. I have always been fascinated by this history.
Trump’s ‘Kraken’ team faces an intense grilling in a testy court hearing
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 9 Comments • 4 Likes • 4 months ago
“Shortly after President Donald Trump’s lawyers and their allies began filing baseless lawsuits seeking to overturn the 2020 election results — and...”
Trump's sleazebag lawyers tried to fight with the Federal Court judge. They are deservedly looking at significant sanctions.
White supremacists march through Philadelphia, get chased away by angry onlookers.
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 177 Comments • 10 Likes • 3 months ago
“Some 150 members of the Patriot Front took part in the demonstration late Saturday night.”
The Neo-Fascist base of the Trumpist Republican Party took to the streets of Philadelphia on Saturday night, throwing smoke bombs, attacking citizens and chanting "the election was stolen". Their hatred for America, the American people and the American way of life is open and obvious. They are...
McCarthy slams Biden for giving 'Putin a pass' after years of silence on Trump's relationship with Russian president
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 11 Comments • 3 Likes • 4 months ago
“McCarthy's comments come after years of silence from him on former President Donald Trump's relationship with Putin, which many critics described...”
A typical display of hypocrisy by House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy... President Biden did not give Putin a "pass" on anything. He also did not embrace and express his love and devotion for Putin as his predecessor did so often.
A California teen pushed a bear off her backyard wall to protect family's dogs - CNN
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 4 Comments • 1 Like • 5 months ago
“Hailey Morinico wasn't really thinking when she confronted the black bear that wandered into the backyard of her California home on Monday -- she...”
Just another day in Southern California...
Polls show majority of Republicans mistakenly think the 2020 election wasn't legitimate - CNNPolitics
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 72 Comments • 8 Likes • 7 months ago
“Poll of the week: A new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds that 55% of Republicans falsely believe Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election was...”
Trump and the Republican Party's attempt to undermine American's faith in our system of government is having an effect on self-identified Republican voters. This will only cause them to continue to promote the Big Lie.