Life Story: Mary Kawena Pukui, 1895-1986 - Women & the American Story
Via: Gsquared • Anishinaabe - The First People • 7 Comments • 5 Likes • 7 months ago
“Mary Kawena Pukui was a woman whose Hawaiian heritage inspired her to resist Americanization and dedicate her career to cultural preservation.”
The links I have provided are the story of a remarkable woman who is a very important source for much knowledge about native Hawaiian language and culture.
A man with autism writes LinkedIn cover letter asking future employers to 'take a chance on me' - CNN
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 11 Comments • 2 Likes • 7 months ago
“A soon-to-be high school graduate started his job search in a unique way -- he wrote a candid open letter and posted it on LinkedIn.”
This is an inspiring story.
AZ lawmaker says 'everybody shouldn't be voting,' supports restrictions
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 47 Comments • 5 Likes • 7 months ago
“"Quantity is important, but we have to look at the quality of votes, as well," Rep. John Kavanagh told CNN of why he supports voting restrictions.”
This is the mindset of today's Republican Party. Only they should get to decide who can vote.
Fact check: CPAC speakers make false claims about the election, the Capitol attack and The Muppets - CNNPolitics
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 9 Comments • 3 Likes • 8 months ago
“The Conservative Political Action Conference began Friday with a series of false claims about the 2020 election and other subjects.”
EVERYTHING BUT THE TRUTH -- The Empty Brain Conference (also known as CPAC) is a liars' paradise.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Poet Who Nurtured the Beats, Dies at 101 - The New York Times
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 11 Comments • 1 Like • 8 months ago
“An unapologetic proponent of "poetry as insurgent art," he was also a publisher and the owner of the celebrated San Francisco bookstore City Lights.”
The end of an era.
Marjorie Taylor Greene indicated support for executing prominent Democrats in 2018 and 2019 before running for Congress - CNNPolitics
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 18 Comments • 7 Likes • 9 months ago
“Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly indicated support for executing prominent Democratic politicians in 2018 and 2019 before being...”
Unity with this creep? Never.
McConnell believes impeachment push will help rid Trump from the GOP, but has not said if he will vote to convict - CNNPolitics
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 44 Comments • 7 Likes • 9 months ago
“Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated that he believes that impeaching President Donald Trump will make it easier to get rid of the...”
It looks like the dam is about to break.
GOP tars Democrats as radical. But who incited the D.C. mob? - Los Angeles Times
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 53 Comments • 3 Likes • 9 months ago
“The only 'radical' elements America witnessed this week were the words and actions of those in the Republican Party.”
We hear from Republicans frequently that the problem in America today is "radical leftists". That is, of course, the opposite of the truth. This opinion column by a former long-time Republican aide and activist sets the record straight.
Decoding the extremist symbols and groups at the Capitol Hill insurrection - CNN
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 3 Comments • 3 Likes • 9 months ago
“Flags, signs and symbols of racist, white supremacist and extremist groups were displayed along with Trump 2020 banners and American flags at...”
This article is very instructive.
Pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill was even worse than it looked on live TV - CNN
Via: Gsquared • News & Politics • 16 Comments • 7 Likes • 9 months ago
“It's becoming clear that as heinous as the Capitol Hill riot looked in real time, on live TV and in our social feeds, it was even more violent,...”
The full truth of what happened is just beginning to be revealed. We can expect to learn a lot more over the next days and weeks.