"I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here's why I left"
By: Ender • Talk and Dialogue • 34 Comments • 10 Likes • 6 days ago
This is the original title of the video I am going to show. I know it sounds like click-bate but I would suggest everyone listen to what she has to say. I have been doing a little introspection here lately and wondering how I come across. Wondering if I am being heard or actually listening....
Nearly half of white Republicans say it bothers them to hear people speaking foreign languages
Via: Ender • News & Politics • 78 Comments • 7 Likes • 17 hours ago
A new survey finds white Republicans are far more likely to be put off by foreign language speakers than their Democratic counterparts. According to Pew Research Center, 47 percent of such Republicans say it would bother them “some” or “a lot” to “hear people speak a language other than English...
Suspect still not in custody as search continues for man accused of killing Biloxi cop
Via: Ender • News & Politics • 7 Comments • 1 Like • 2 weeks ago
Police are looking for this man after a Biloxi police officer was shot and killed late Sunday night. (Photo source: Biloxi Police Dept.) BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Police have cleared the scene after surrounding an apartment complex while looking for the suspect accused of killing a Biloxi cop....
‘Lock her up’ redux? Biden’s son becomes the right’s new target
Via: Ender • News & Politics • 22 Comments • 1 Like • 3 weeks ago
“Clinton veterans say the attacks on Hunter Biden are giving them painful flashbacks to 2016.”
President Donald Trump’s political allies and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have begun mobilizing to cast a legal cloud over Joe Biden and demanding that the Justice Department should open an investigation that could ensnare the former vice president as he launches his 2020 presidential bid....
Andy McKean, Iowa’s Longest-Serving Republican, Switches Parties Because of Trump
Via: Ender • News & Politics • 4 Comments • 1 Like • 4 weeks ago
The longest-serving Republican in the Iowa legislature announced that he would become a Democrat, warning that his party of many decades would soon pay “a heavy price” for its support of President Trump. The lawmaker, Representative Andy McKean, served a combined 24 years in the Iowa House and...
Why having so many 'acting' leaders in the Trump administration could be problematic
Via: Ender • News & Politics • 10 Comments • 2 Likes • one month ago
“There will be 10 major vacancies across the administration by Friday.”
Experts warn of a “substitute teacher effect.” Even Republican lawmakers have voiced concern about a leadership void at critical agencies. But the President Donald Trump appears in no rush to fill many of the vacancies. By the end of the week, 10 major leadership positions in the Trump...
Nunes files $150M lawsuit against McClatchy, alleging conspiracy to derail Clinton, Russia probes
Via: Ender • News & Politics • 1 Comments • one month ago
House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes filed a $150 million lawsuit in Virginia state court against The McClatchy Company and others on Monday, alleging that one of the news agency's reporters conspired with a political operative to derail Nunes' oversight work into the Hillary...
Nunes sending eight criminal referrals to Attorney General William Barr
Via: Ender • News & Politics • 129 Comments • 4 Likes • one month ago
California Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, said Sunday he was planning to send eight criminal referrals to Attorney General William Barr as soon as this week. Nunes, who investigated accusations of FBI and Department of Justice abuse while he was...
A 2016 hangover: Some Bernie Sanders supporters still upset
Via: Ender • News & Politics • 36 Comments • 1 Like • one month ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa — It was hard to miss Cheri Pichone's excitement about Bernie Sanders' second presidential run. She showed up to a recent Iowa rally decked out in Sanders gear, complete with a figurine of the Vermont senator and progressive icon. But underneath her exuberance, the 36-year-old...
Legend of the Singing River
Via: Ender • History & Sociology • 14 Comments • 4 Likes • 2 months ago
“Native Themes in New Deal-Era Murals”
Legend of the Singing River by Lorin ThompsonPascagoula, Mississippi Post OfficeUsed with the permission of the United States Postal Service®. LORIN THOMPSON WAS BORN IN PITTSBURG, Pennsylvania in 1911. After being awarded the commission to create the New Deal-era mural...