Category: Resistance

New Charlottesville Doc Exposes Neo-Nazi Leaders & Their Ties to U.S. Military & Weapons Contractors

I actually talked to him. I emailed him first at his email, which included the numbers 88, which is a code for “Heil Hitler” among white supremacists. And he gave me a bunch of different stories. You know, he gave me—he said, “Look, I have ‘alt-right’ beliefs.” He suggested like, “Yes, I am a white supremacist.”

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NC lawmakers may hold special session to write ballot wording for amendments

Senate Democratic Leader Dan Blue said Republicans are trying to tip the constitutional balance of power in the legislature’s favor.

“Republicans are serving their own interests, not the people’s interest,” he said.

“It’s trying to take all of the power from the people, that the people have given to their government, and arrogate it to the legislative branch of government. I don’t care if there are Democrats in the majority or Republicans in the majority, that cuts very strongly against the basic structure and the core of the government in this state.”

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Five highlights from the tense Wray-Rosenstein hearing

In a classic example of schoolyard grandstand bullying, taunts and personal insult employed on behalf of Trump, the House Judiciary Committee Republicans assaulted Rod Rosenstein for 5 hours in the ongoing effort to discredit him, the Department of Justice, and the FBI. In so doing, they intended to undermine the Mueller investigation of Russia’s machinations in our 2016 election. The performances were an abrogation of every Congressman’s oath to uphold and support the Constitution, a disgrace to the rule of law, a deliberate subordination of the rules of critical discourse, and an insult to the rules of common civility. Their hatefulness on behalf of President Trump was an appalling example of everything we have come to abhor about politics today.

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Facebook Fundraiser For Separated Immigrant Families Raises $12 Million In 5 Days

I have been dunned for money at every turn since this iteration of the resistance was born, and I am truly sick of it. But I have been very deeply affected by the plight of children and families on our southern border during this time of state sponsored atrocity. So I offer this post with only small reservation as a celebration of the passion of real Americans. Be heartened, but don’t step away from the challenge until all children are returned to their families- and that may be months, years or never.

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Big laws. Little notice. Late nights. ‘It seems like we get worse every session.’

This is a crucial time for state residents, as their representatives are rushing to end their work for the year. Important changes to elections, consumer rights, tax laws and medical care are first made public hours, or even minutes, before legislators start voting on them.

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  • PN2048
    Peter A. Feldman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the remainder of the term expiring October 26, 2019, vice Joseph P. Mohorovic. (09/18/2018 legislative day)
  • PN2073
    Peter A. Feldman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of seven years from October 27, 2019. (Reappointment) (09/18/2018 legislative day)
  • PN1538
    John E. Whitley, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army, vice Robert M. Speer. (09/18/2018 legislative day)
  • H.R.6157
    Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 (09/18/2018 legislative day)
  • PN1652
    Charles P. Verdon, of California, to be Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration, vice Donald L. Cook, resigned. (09/18/2018 legislative day)