Book banning? Parent email prompts Utah district to pull these titles from high school libraries

Removal appears to violate district’s own policies Copies of at least nine book titles have been removed from libraries at four high schools in the Canyons School District — all in response to an email from a parent who expressed concerns about the titles she said she learned about through social media videos. The removalContinue reading “Book banning? Parent email prompts Utah district to pull these titles from high school libraries”

Let’s talk about hot books in Virginia – Beau of the Fifth Column

Virginia school board members call for books to be burned amid GOP’s campaign against schools teaching about race and sexuality

Two VA school board members called for burning books that have been deemed worthy of removal. The Spotsylvania County School Board directed staff to begin removing “sexually explicit” books from library shelves. The GOP has been pushing against teaching students about race and sexuality.  Amid the GOP’s nationwide push against teaching about race and sexuality in schools,Continue reading “Virginia school board members call for books to be burned amid GOP’s campaign against schools teaching about race and sexuality”

Youngkin’s Son Tried Twice to Vote Illegally on Election Day

A rather bizarre development in Virginia. On election day Glenn Youngkin’s 17 year old son twice tried to vote illegally. Indeed, he attempted to do so – twice – in a precinct where his family doesn’t even live. The younger Youngkin went to vote in a precinct at the Great Falls Library in Fairfax County. HeContinue reading “Youngkin’s Son Tried Twice to Vote Illegally on Election Day”

Newly released FBI tapes show white supremacist members of ‘The Base’ plotting terror attacks

The two men were sentenced last month to nine years in federal prison. For a month, FBI agents listened in as two members of a white supremacist group discussed their sinister plans: a plot to use a pro-gun rights rally in Richmond, Virginia, to engage in mass murder and attacks on critical infrastructure, which theyContinue reading “Newly released FBI tapes show white supremacist members of ‘The Base’ plotting terror attacks”

At Least 10 Republicans Who Were At The Jan. 6 Rally Just Got Elected To Office

And even more attendees of the rally that turned into the Capitol riot will likely be on the ballot in 2022. At least 10 Republicans who attended the Jan. 6 rally in Washington, D.C., that turned into a deadly insurrection were elected to office Tuesday. Three were elected to state legislatures, and seven won positions at the local level.Continue reading “At Least 10 Republicans Who Were At The Jan. 6 Rally Just Got Elected To Office”

Republican Glenn Youngkin Won Virginia’s Governor Race In An Early Warning Sign For Democrats

Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe’s loss in a state Joe Biden won big in 2020 shows how tricky the midterms could be for Democrats. Republican Glenn Youngkin is projected to win the Virginia gubernatorial race, deepening a panic among Democrats about their ability to hold control of Washington in next year’s midterms. Youngkin, a first-time candidate, wallopedContinue reading “Republican Glenn Youngkin Won Virginia’s Governor Race In An Early Warning Sign For Democrats”

A Canadian neo-Nazi was sentenced to 9 years in prison for trying to start a civil war in the US

A Canadian neo-Nazi worked to recruit people for a white supremacist group called The Base in 2019.  Patrik Mathews and US Army veteran Brian Lemley Jr. were sentenced to 9 years in prison on Thursday. Mathews and Lemley were arrested in January 2020 for plotting to attack the Virginia State Capitol. A Canadian neo-Nazi wasContinue reading “A Canadian neo-Nazi was sentenced to 9 years in prison for trying to start a civil war in the US”

Report: Charlottesville Defendant Watched Tucker Carlson To Prep For Trial – MSNBC

To prepare to represent himself in court, one of the Charlottesville defendants watched Tucker Carlson with white supremacists in prison, according to Buzzfeed News. In his opening statement, he quoted Hitler’s, “Mein Kampf,” and then later used the N-word. 

Students Walk Out of Loudoun Schools Over Sex Assault Concerns

“Loudoun County protects rapists,” a group of students chanted outside Broad Run High Loudoun County high school students left their classrooms Tuesday morning over concerns about sexual assaults and the school district’s handling of two reported attacks.  Students walked out of Broad Run High School, Riverside High School and Stone Bridge High School. “Loudoun CountyContinue reading “Students Walk Out of Loudoun Schools Over Sex Assault Concerns”

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