Trump, right-wingers praise anti-vax Southwest pilots — who turn out to be imaginary

Ted Cruz tries to rewrite baseless claim about Southwest pilots — Trump claims they’re protesting “rigged” election Former President Trump and several right-wing Republican lawmakers claimed over the holiday weekend that hundreds of canceled and delayed Southwest Airlines flights resulted from pilots and other airline employees resisting vaccine mandates. But the airline, the pilots union and the FAA haveContinue reading “Trump, right-wingers praise anti-vax Southwest pilots — who turn out to be imaginary”

Let’s talk about Chip Roy’s 18 months of nothing getting done – Beau of the Fifth Column

In Leaked Video, GOP Congressman Admits His Party Wants Chaos and Obstruction

Newly leaked video footage of a recent event hosted by the right-wing group Patriot Voices shows Republican Rep. Chip Roy of Texas openly admitting that his party wants “18 more months of chaos and the inability to get stuff done” as President Joe Biden, a bipartisan group of senators, and congressional Democrats work to pass climateContinue reading “In Leaked Video, GOP Congressman Admits His Party Wants Chaos and Obstruction”

Calls for resignation of Texas congressman who invoked lynching in Asian hate crime hearing

Democrats said Roy’s comments were ‘painful and offensive’ Democrats are calling for the resignation of Texas congressman Chip Roy after he invoked lynching during the house committee hearing on rising Asian hate crime. The  US House Judiciary Committee hearing on rising anti-Asian violence comes days after the Atlanta shootings in which six Asian-American women were shot dead across three spas.Continue reading “Calls for resignation of Texas congressman who invoked lynching in Asian hate crime hearing”

Rep. Grace Meng Tearfully Rebukes GOP for Putting ‘Bullseye’ on Asian Americans’ Backs

During Thursday’s House hearing on violence and discrimination against Asian Americans, Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)—who is of Taiwanese descent—delivered an emotional rebuking of Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) for using the hearing to criticize the Chinese government, extol lynchings, and justify racist rhetoric regarding the coronavirus. “I want to go back to something that Mr. Roy saidContinue reading “Rep. Grace Meng Tearfully Rebukes GOP for Putting ‘Bullseye’ on Asian Americans’ Backs”

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