Florida bill would allow cameras in classrooms and microphones on teachers

Florida lawmakers are debating a bill that would allow schools districts to put cameras in classrooms and microphones on teachers.  The measure was proposed by state Representative Bob Rommel, a Republican from Naples. “I think if we can do it in a safe way to protect the privacy of students and teachers, I think weContinue reading “Florida bill would allow cameras in classrooms and microphones on teachers”

Fringe factions of MAGA world are imploding after Trump publicly advocated for the COVID-19 jab

The fringe factions of the right wing erupted in anger after Trump lauded the COVID-19 vaccines. Figures from Alex Jones to Ali Alexander swiftly rebuked Trump for his pro-vaccine stance. Members of QAnon-linked Telegram channels said they felt betrayed after Trump encouraged more people to get the COVID-19 shot. The fringe factions of the right-wingContinue reading “Fringe factions of MAGA world are imploding after Trump publicly advocated for the COVID-19 jab”

Trump Appears ‘Deeply Unnerved’ By January 6 Investigation: Report – MSNBC

‘Donald Trump is increasingly agitated by the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack,’ according to new reporting from Hugo Lowell in the Guardian.

Steve Bannon Vows to Take Over Entire U.S. ‘Election Apparatus’

Former Trump official turned right-wing provocateur Steve Bannon took things a step further Monday morning, pledging to one day soon take over the entire “election apparatus” in the United States. “We are going to get it decertified,” Bannon said, referring to the 2020 presidential election, which the hotly contested MAGA character erroneously insists Trump won. “And hey, all theyContinue reading “Steve Bannon Vows to Take Over Entire U.S. ‘Election Apparatus’”

Trump says American Jews ‘no longer love Israel’ and Jewish people ‘run The New York Times’

Former President Donald Trump said Jewish people “no longer love Israel.” He also said that Jewish people “run The New York Times.” The comments, echoing antisemitic tropes, came in an interview with Israeli journalist Barak Ravid. Former President Donald Trump shared what he thought about American Jews in a recent interview with the Israeli journalistContinue reading “Trump says American Jews ‘no longer love Israel’ and Jewish people ‘run The New York Times’”

Gantz: I told the US I’ve ordered the IDF to prepare a strike against Iran

Defense minister says US still aligned with Israel, but has ‘broader priorities’ in region; senior defense official says attack on Iran will be hard without coordinating with US Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Friday that he notified US officials during meetings this week in Washington that he had instructed the Israel Defense Forces to prepareContinue reading “Gantz: I told the US I’ve ordered the IDF to prepare a strike against Iran”

University of Florida researchers pressured to destroy COVID-19 data, told not to criticize DeSantis: report

Researchers at the University of Florida allegedly felt pressured to delete COVID-19 data while working on a study for an undisclosed state entity, according to a report released on Monday by the Faculty Senate committee.  The report stated that staff felt “external pressure to destroy” data and “barriers to accessing and analyzing” data in a timely manner. The document added that staff said there wereContinue reading “University of Florida researchers pressured to destroy COVID-19 data, told not to criticize DeSantis: report”

Florida state senator files bill to allow employers to offer sub-minimum ‘training wage’

The proposal would allow employers to offer training wage to workers for first six months of employment State Senator Jeff Brandes is looking to make a change to Florida’s minimum wage laws that would allow employers to offer a “training wage” which would be below the state’s current minimum wage. Brandes, a Republican from Pinellas County,Continue reading “Florida state senator files bill to allow employers to offer sub-minimum ‘training wage’”

Ron DeSantis Caves To Trump And Announces New Florida Election Police – Ring of Fire

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has bowed to pressure from Donald Trump and his cult and announced on Wednesday that he would be creating a special, fully-staffed Election Police Force for the state of Florida. DeSantis had already claimed earlier this year that the state’s 2020 elections were totally safe and secure, but after repeated callsContinue reading “Ron DeSantis Caves To Trump And Announces New Florida Election Police – Ring of Fire”

Boebert and Gaetz under fire over ‘joke’ about blowing up Capitol metal detectors at rally

‘Is it tannerite or C4 we want to put in those metal detectors when we blow them up?’ Colorado Republican Representative Lauren Boebert and her fellow GOP House member, Matt Gaetz from Florida, have come under fire for joking about blowing up the Capitol metal detectors. Mr Gaetz was speaking at a rally for Florida State Representative and Congressional candidate Anthony Sabatini on Sunday when heContinue reading “Boebert and Gaetz under fire over ‘joke’ about blowing up Capitol metal detectors at rally”

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