Texas has raised $54 million in private donations for its border wall plan. Almost all of it came from this one billionaire.

Timothy Mellon is the Wyoming-based grandson of banking tycoon Andrew Mellon. He is responsible for nearly 98% of the donations to Texas’ border wall fund. An out-of-state billionaire who has previously bankrolled attempts to defend controversial immigration laws is responsible for nearly all the donations to Gov. Greg Abbott’s $54 million border wall fund. A member of oneContinue reading “Texas has raised $54 million in private donations for its border wall plan. Almost all of it came from this one billionaire.”

SEN. KYRSTEN SINEMA IS LITERALLY TEACHING A COURSE ON FUNDRAISING

The senator is educating Arizona State University students on her forte: asking for money. ALL STUDENTS HOPE to learn from the top experts in their field. Graduate students at Arizona State University have an unusual opportunity this fall to do just that, where Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., is teaching a course on getting rich people toContinue reading “SEN. KYRSTEN SINEMA IS LITERALLY TEACHING A COURSE ON FUNDRAISING”

Trump Issues Stern Warning To Ron DeSantis Ahead Of 2024 Election – Ring of Fire

Florida governor Ron DeSantis is watching his poll numbers tank at home, but his national stock continues to rise among Republicans. And that’s why Donald Trump issued what could be considered a “warning” to DeSantis in an interview published today. Trump said that he has no doubt in his mind that he could beat DeSantisContinue reading “Trump Issues Stern Warning To Ron DeSantis Ahead Of 2024 Election – Ring of Fire”

Clean environment could become U.N. human right. Not so fast, say U.S., Britain

Rights council to decide on proposal this week U.S., UK, Brazil, Russia among critics – sources Lawyers say right could help in climate cases Britain and the United States are among a few countries withholding support for a proposal brought at the United Nations that would recognise access to a safe and healthy environment asContinue reading “Clean environment could become U.N. human right. Not so fast, say U.S., Britain”

Nicolas Sarkozy given jail sentence for illegal campaign financing

Former French president to appeal against one-year term that could be served at home with electronic tag The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to a second jail term after being found guilty of illegal campaign financing for the vast, showman-style political rallies of his failed 2012 re-election campaign. The 66-year-old, who remains an influentialContinue reading “Nicolas Sarkozy given jail sentence for illegal campaign financing”

Let’s talk about the debt ceiling and calling the bluff – Beau of the Fifth Column

‘Fire DeJoy’ Demand Intensifies as 10-Year Plan to Sabotage Postal Service Takes Effect

“President Biden has the power to remake the postal governing board and remove DeJoy. He must act.” Defenders of the U.S. Postal Service are urgently renewing their calls for the ouster of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy as his 10-year plan to overhaul the cherished government institution is set to take effect Friday, ushering in permanently slower mail delivery while hikingContinue reading “‘Fire DeJoy’ Demand Intensifies as 10-Year Plan to Sabotage Postal Service Takes Effect”

FEC threatens Rep. Lauren Boebert with legal action after she made Venmo rent payments from her campaign account

FEC filings detail that Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert used campaign funds to pay rent and utilities via Venmo. Her campaign says she reimbursed all of the $6,650 spent by her campaign and that it was an error. The FEC says Boebert could still face “further legal action” and needs to provide more information. Freshman RepublicanContinue reading “FEC threatens Rep. Lauren Boebert with legal action after she made Venmo rent payments from her campaign account”

Brett Kavanaugh: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2018)

John Oliver discusses the ongoing controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh, the sexual assault allegations against him, his Supreme Court nomination, and what that could all mean for the highest (mostly-dog) court in the land.

Trump’s Groups Paid MILLIONS To Organizers Of January 6th Rally – Ring of Fire

A new report has revealed that fundraising groups run by the Trump campaign ended up paying millions of dollars to the same people and groups who set up the “Stop the Steal” rally on January 6th. This happened mostly due to the fact that there was so much overlap between Trump’s fundraising arms and theContinue reading “Trump’s Groups Paid MILLIONS To Organizers Of January 6th Rally – Ring of Fire”

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