Youngkin to nominate former Trump EPA administrator Wheeler to Virginia Cabinet

Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin (R) will name former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler as Virginia’s secretary of natural resources, a staffer with Youngkin’s transition team confirmed to The Hill Wednesday. Wheeler, a former energy industry lobbyist, served as EPA chief during the Trump administration from 2019 to 2021. Since leaving the position, he has worked as a visitingContinue reading “Youngkin to nominate former Trump EPA administrator Wheeler to Virginia Cabinet”

Let’s talk about how Republicans plan to win in 2022 and 2024 – Beau of the Fifth Column

The Taliban’s Far Right Fan Base | Decade of Hate – VICE

As the Taliban ripped through Afghanistan in August 2021 – most of the world watched in horror. But in chat rooms and message boards on the darker corners of the web – far-right groups have been praising the Taliban’s takeover, lauding their religious fundamentalism, execution of opponents, and hatred of so-called liberalism. In this episodeContinue reading “The Taliban’s Far Right Fan Base | Decade of Hate – VICE”

Let’s talk about Biden’s message to OPEC, foreign policy, and oil – Beau of the Fifth Column

No One in California Wants to Host Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Rally

Three venues in California have now bailed on the pair, leaving them orphaned just hours before a Saturday evening rally. Republican Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene hoped the third time might be the charm for finding a California venue to host their “America First” rally tonight. They were wrong: the alternate spot they picked, the M3 Live Anaheim EventContinue reading “No One in California Wants to Host Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Rally”

‘Make These People Squirm’: Far-Right Congressional Candidate Sparks Scuffle At Katie Porter Event

A far-right congressional candidate in Orange County, California called on his supporters to “Confront Katie Porter” in an Instagram post that featured the walk-up music of a pro wrestler.  And on Sunday, candidate Nick Taurus did just that, leading a crew of supporters loudly heckling the Democratic California congresswoman at the start of an outdoorContinue reading “‘Make These People Squirm’: Far-Right Congressional Candidate Sparks Scuffle At Katie Porter Event”

Congressman Recruits Holocaust Deniers Into the Republican Party

Republican radical with a sinister plan. Some of the most cartoonishly nutty members of the Republican caucus simply want to get famous, rich, or the affections of younger women. Representative Paul Gosar, on the other hand, has a plan. He wants to extend the rightward boundary of the Republican Party coalition and bring it right up toContinue reading “Congressman Recruits Holocaust Deniers Into the Republican Party”

MATT GAETZ ENCOURAGES SUPPORTERS TO SHOOT SILICON VALLEY EXECS OVER ALLEGED SUPPRESSION OF CONSERVATIVE VOICES

“We have a Second Amendment in this country, and I think we have an obligation to use it.” A frequent refrain that Republicans love to drone on about is how social media networks supposedly suppress conservative voices. The problem with that complaint, though, is that it’s not actually true at all. For instance, on virtuallyContinue reading “MATT GAETZ ENCOURAGES SUPPORTERS TO SHOOT SILICON VALLEY EXECS OVER ALLEGED SUPPRESSION OF CONSERVATIVE VOICES”

Kinzinger: Republicans who join ‘America First’ caucus should be stripped of committees

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (Ill.) blasted fellow GOP lawmakers who plan to join the “America First Caucus,” saying anyone who becomes a member should lose their committee assignments. Kinzinger, a vocal critic of former President Trump, tore into the caucus after it was reported that GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Ga.) and Paul Gosar (Ariz.) would lead formation of the group. The caucus calls for promoting “Anglo-SaxonContinue reading “Kinzinger: Republicans who join ‘America First’ caucus should be stripped of committees”

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