Category Archives: Politics

New York State Moves To Ban ‘Gay and Trans Panic’ Defense for Homicides

It’s set to join five other states banning the homophobic and transphobic argument that a victim’s sexual identity was a source of distress to the perpetrator. Source link

Centrists Wage War On Democratic Socialism And The ‘Extremely Online’

At a Third Way conference, the barriers to a 2020 Democratic win were clear: Bernie Sanders and Medicare-for-All. But Elizabeth Warren was acceptable. Source link

Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Biden's Cancer Cure Promise Just Before His Dad Makes Same Vow

During a rally in Orlando, Florida, he made fun of Biden’s promise to cure cancer, either not knowing or caring that the former VP’s son died of the disease. Source link

Biden Fondly Recalls Segregationist Senators From A Time Of More 'Civility'

One of the senators reportedly advocated for genocide of black Americans. Source link

California Governor Apologizes For State's History Of Violence Against Native Americans

Democrat Gavin Newsom told tribal leaders he was “sorry on behalf of the state” for the “genocide” waged against their ancestors. Source link

Chris Matthews Makes Bold Prediction About Elizabeth Warren Beating Bernie Sanders

“I think she’ll blow out Bernie pretty early on. Bernie will lose his votes to her,” said the host of MSNBC’s “Hardball.” Source link

GOP Strategist Urges Democrats To Tackle Trump's 'Tidal Wave Of BS' Immediately

Rick Wilson warned how Trump “can lie with a speed and faculty that no one else has ever had.” Source link

Senate Leaders Agree On Funding Deal For Refugee Housing And Care

Sen. Mitch McConnell and other lawmakers agreed on a $4.6 billion deal to house and care for immigrant refugees crossing the Mexico border. Source link

4 Women Sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill For Sexual Harassment

A state official and three statehouse employees accused Hill last year of groping them at a party. Source link

Pete Buttigieg Orders South Bend Police To Keep Body Cameras Activated

The South Bend mayor and presidential candidate issued the reminder in response to calls for transparency about the fatal police shooting of Eric Logan. Source link