Ted Cruz Defends Parents Doing Nazi Salutes at School Board Meetings

“My God! A parent did a Nazi salute at a school board because they thought the policies were oppressive,” Cruz mockingly declared before noting it’s protected speech. During a fiery Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) at one point defended parents throwing up Nazi salutes at school board meetings. Cruz, along withContinue reading “Ted Cruz Defends Parents Doing Nazi Salutes at School Board Meetings”

Let’s talk about the message from Southwest pilots – Beau of the Fifth Column

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”

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill limiting abortion-inducing pills

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) last week signed into law a bill that adds more restrictions and increases criminal penalties for the use of abortion-inducing medication, the Dallas Morning News reports. Why it matters: The bill, which comes after Texas implemented one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the U.S., is being decried by abortion-rights groups as a “back-door ban,”Continue reading “Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill limiting abortion-inducing pills”

Trump and some Republicans are praising the Taliban to criticize Biden despite years of chest-thumping over jihadist terrorism

A few Republicans praised the Taliban since it seized power in Afghanistan this month. Trump called them “smart” and “good fighters” and Rep. Gaetz said they were “more legitimate” than Biden. These statements come despite years of GOP chest-thumping about the threat of jihadist terrorism. Just weeks before the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacksContinue reading “Trump and some Republicans are praising the Taliban to criticize Biden despite years of chest-thumping over jihadist terrorism”

6 Months After Capitol Assault, Corporate Pledges Fall Flat

6 months later, many of those companies have resumed funneling cash to PACs that benefit the election efforts of lawmakers whether they objected to the election certification or not As shockwaves spread across the country from the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, corporate America took a stand against the lies that powered theContinue reading “6 Months After Capitol Assault, Corporate Pledges Fall Flat”

Let’s talk about DOD and the CIA’s new recruitment practices – Beau of the Fifth Column

GOP pollster Frank Luntz claimed to be impartial — but was paid by Ted Cruz during 2018 Texas race

Tucker Carlson has blasted GOP pollster (and Kevin McCarthy pal) as a “fraud.” Turns out he may have a point Longtime Republican pollster Frank Luntz and his friend and short-term roommate Kevin McCarthy — who is now House minority leader — have been repeatedly targeted in recent weeks by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who has claimed that Luntz’s famousContinue reading “GOP pollster Frank Luntz claimed to be impartial — but was paid by Ted Cruz during 2018 Texas race”

Let’s talk about why Republicans don’t want a commission – Beau of the Fifth Column

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