GOP Rep. Thomas Massie attacks Dr. Fauci — by quoting neo-Nazi convicted for child porn

Rep. Thomas Massie tweets “Voltaire” quote against Fauci — it really comes from a Nazi with child-porn conviction Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., on Sunday tweeted out an inspirational quotation he attributed to Voltaire, the 18th-century French writer and philosopher. In fact, its original source was likely an American neo-Nazi and accused pedophile, who pled guilty to childContinue reading “GOP Rep. Thomas Massie attacks Dr. Fauci — by quoting neo-Nazi convicted for child porn”

OSHA opens investigation after Amazon warehouse collapses during tornado, killing 6

The federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration said Monday it has opened an investigation into the collapse of an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois after it was struck by a tornado on Friday, leaving six people dead and another hospitalized. OSHA inspectors, who have been at the site since Saturday, will look into whether workplaceContinue reading “OSHA opens investigation after Amazon warehouse collapses during tornado, killing 6”

Tornadoes sweep US states, killing up to 100 people – DW News

As many as 100 people may be dead after one of the most devastating tornado storms in years struck the US. The state of Kentucky is hardest hit. Dozens there are feared in a single factory. Many more were trapped in an Amazon site in Illinois as twisters ripped across state lines. Kentucky Governor AndyContinue reading “Tornadoes sweep US states, killing up to 100 people – DW News”

House Republican posts photo of his family holding guns days after Michigan school shooting

“Merry Christmas! ps. Santa, please bring ammo,” tweeted Rep. Thomas Massie, R-K.Y. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-K.Y., is facing backlash from Democrats after he posted a Christmas photo of his family smiling and posing with an assortment of guns just days after four teenagers were killed in a shooting at a Michigan high school. “Merry Christmas! ps. Santa,Continue reading “House Republican posts photo of his family holding guns days after Michigan school shooting”

Oath Keepers in the State House: How a Militia Movement Took Root in the Republican Mainstream

A membership roster for the Oath Keepers, a violent extremist group whose followers have been charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection, includes state lawmakers, congressional candidates, and local government and GOP officials. North Carolina state representative Mike Clampitt swore an oath to uphold the Constitution after his election in 2016 and again in 2020. ButContinue reading “Oath Keepers in the State House: How a Militia Movement Took Root in the Republican Mainstream”

GOP operatives accused of funneling Russian cash to Trump

A former senior aide to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Rand Paul was indicted this month for allegedly funneling $25,000 from a wealthy, unnamed Russian to former President Trump’s reelection efforts. The big picture: The Justice Department alleges that Jesse Benton, 43, the husband of Paul’s niece and a veteran Republican staffer, orchestrated a scheme toContinue reading “GOP operatives accused of funneling Russian cash to Trump”

Let’s talk about Trump vs McConnell – Beau of the Fifth Column

The Civil War, Part I: Crash Course US History #20

In which John Green ACTUALLY teaches about the Civil War. In part one of our two part look at the US Civil War, John looks into the causes of the war, and the motivations of the individuals who went to war. The overarching causes and the individual motivations were not always the same, you see.Continue reading “The Civil War, Part I: Crash Course US History #20”

Rand Paul suspended from YouTube video full of Covid lies

Kentucky lawmaker says ban for Covid misinformation was ‘badge of honour’ An outspoken Republican senator has temporarily been suspended from YouTube after he uploaded a video questioning measures to combat Covid, and even urged Americans to “resist” them. Rand Paul, a senator for Kentucky, was reportedly suspended for a week from the video site on Tuesday. A YouTube spokesperson told TheContinue reading “Rand Paul suspended from YouTube video full of Covid lies”

US now averaging 100,000 daily COVID infections as Delta surges

Health officials urge vaccines as the US sees rising cases, hospitalisations and deaths tied to the highly contagious variant. The United States is now averaging 100,000 new COVID-19 infections per day, returning to a milestone last seen during the winter surge as health officials urge people to get vaccinated to stem a surging spread of theContinue reading “US now averaging 100,000 daily COVID infections as Delta surges”

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