Maryland police discussed killing Black Lives Matter protesters in texts, officer’s suit alleges

Maryland-National Capital Park Police Officer Mark Miles filed the federal civil rights lawsuit, which alleges discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Maryland police officers discussed killing Black Lives Matter protesters in text messages, a Black police officer alleges in a civil rights lawsuit. The federal suit, which was filed Monday in Maryland, also accuses the officer’s whiteContinue reading “Maryland police discussed killing Black Lives Matter protesters in texts, officer’s suit alleges”

Texas Republican quits U.S. House race, admits affair with former ISIS war bride

Two-term U.S. Representative Van Taylor on Wednesday withdrew from a Republican primary run-off race, ending his reelection bid after admitting he had an extra-marital affair with the widow of an American who joined the Islamic State, according to media reports. Taylor, who represents a northeast Texas district, last year voted for the creation of aContinue reading “Texas Republican quits U.S. House race, admits affair with former ISIS war bride”

Watchdog finds misogynistic, racist, discriminatory behavior among London police

A London police watchdog documented patterns of bullying, discrimination and harassment among officers in a 15-page report published Tuesday.  The report conducted by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), which primarily focuses on officers based at Charing Cross Police Station in the central London area, noted “multiple concerning behavioural themes,” including sexism, toxic masculinity, sexual harassment, aggressive behavior,Continue reading “Watchdog finds misogynistic, racist, discriminatory behavior among London police”

Rick Perry sent Mark Meadows text outlining ‘aggressive’ strategy to invalidate election, report says

Mr Perry reportedly sent the text days before some states finished counting votes The House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection believes ex-Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is responsible for sending a text message to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows which suggested that three state legislatures to unilaterally declare former president Donald Trump the winner ofContinue reading “Rick Perry sent Mark Meadows text outlining ‘aggressive’ strategy to invalidate election, report says”

Donald Trump Jr baselessly claims Meadows texts were edited by Jan 6 committee

Mr Trump is using the same tactic his father tried to use to discredit a lawmaker who investigated him during the first of two impeachment probes Donald Trump Jr is falsely accusing members of the House committee investigating the 6 January insurrection of “altering” a text message sent by Ohio Representative Jim Jordan to ex-White House chief ofContinue reading “Donald Trump Jr baselessly claims Meadows texts were edited by Jan 6 committee”

Let’s talk about the important question about the texts – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about those text messages about the 6th – Beau of the Fifth Column

House Jan. 6 committee votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot voted on Monday to recommend contempt charges for former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. Before becoming former President Donald Trump’s final chief of staff, Meadows was a lawmaker, representing North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District. Meadows did provide the panel with thousands of textContinue reading “House Jan. 6 committee votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt”

Mark Meadows Discussed a ‘Direct and Collateral Attack’ Plan to Overturn Election Results, Committee Says

The committee investigating Jan. 6 wrote in a letter that it has no choice but to advance contempt proceedings against Trump’s former chief of staff “I love it.” Mark Meadows so wrote in a Nov. 6, 2020, text message to a member of Congress who proposed a “highly controversial” plan overturn the election results by appointingContinue reading “Mark Meadows Discussed a ‘Direct and Collateral Attack’ Plan to Overturn Election Results, Committee Says”

Republicans’ Emails Prove Florida Voting Law Was All About Suppressing Democratic Voters – Ring of Fire

Emails and text messages obtained by Politico by Republican lawmakers in Florida have provided proof that the state’s recent voter suppression bill – signed by Governor Ron DeSantis in an exclusive event aired on Fox News – was only about suppressing Democratic votes and NOT about rooting out fraud. This isn’t a surprise to anyoneContinue reading “Republicans’ Emails Prove Florida Voting Law Was All About Suppressing Democratic Voters – Ring of Fire”

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