Special Report: Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections

Reuters examined all 15 Republican candidates for secretary of state in five battlegrounds. Ten still question whether Trump lost the 2020 election. Democrats intensify fundraising as pro-Trump candidates aim to capture control of elections oversight in key states One leading candidate seeking to become Georgia’s chief elections official, Republican Jody Hice, is a Congressman whoContinue reading “Special Report: Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections”

Wisconsin: Beaver Dam school board member resigns over mask mandate

A Beaver Dam Unified School Board member has resigned, citing safety concerns over his support for mandating masks for students in the district’s schools. Tony Klatt has twice voted in favor of the mask mandate for Beaver Dam school and says he still feels strongly that it was the right decision based on “facts atContinue reading “Wisconsin: Beaver Dam school board member resigns over mask mandate”

Enbridge ordered to pay $3 million for Line 3 groundwater leak

Minnesota regulators have ordered Enbridge to pay more than $3 million for allegedly violating state environmental law by piercing a groundwater aquifer during construction of the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement. The state Department of Natural Resources said Enbridge, while working near Clearbrook in January, dug too deeply into the ground and pierced an artesianContinue reading “Enbridge ordered to pay $3 million for Line 3 groundwater leak”

Hostile school board meetings have members calling it quits

A Nevada school board member said he had thoughts of suicide before stepping down amid threats and harassment. In Virginia, a board member resigned over what she saw as politics driving decisions on masks. The vitriol at board meetings in Wisconsin had one member fearing he would find his tires slashed. School board members areContinue reading “Hostile school board meetings have members calling it quits”

WATCH: Kenosha Sheriff Rants About “Warehousing” Black People (2020)

The Young Turks’ Emma Vigeland (https://Twitter.com/EmmaVigeland) breaks down a disturbing unearthed video of Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth ranting to reporters about “warehousing” black people so they cannot procreate.

Parents of Anthony Huber, fatally shot by Kyle Rittenhouse, file lawsuit against Kenosha law enforcement

The parents of one of the men shot and killed by Kyle Rittenhouse during protests in Kenosha last year are suing the Kenosha Police Department and Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, claiming law enforcement allowed Rittenhouse to harm peaceful protesters in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. John Huber and Karen Bloom filed the constitutionalContinue reading “Parents of Anthony Huber, fatally shot by Kyle Rittenhouse, file lawsuit against Kenosha law enforcement”

Wisconsin: Wauwatosa Police Department kept, shared ‘watch list’ of people involved in city protests

There’s more controversy brewing against the Wauwatosa Police Department. There are calls for a federal probe after it was revealed police were keeping track of those protesting against them, even turning that list over to the FBI. Kimberley Motley says she got the watch list through an open records request, that it has some 200Continue reading “Wisconsin: Wauwatosa Police Department kept, shared ‘watch list’ of people involved in city protests”

GOP senator caught mouthing that climate crisis is ‘bulls***’

Johnson refers to conservative British climate crisis denier Lord Christopher Monckton before mouthing the expletive A US senator has denied being a “climate change denier” after he was caught on camera telling a private gathering of Republicans that the climate crisis was “bulls***”. In the video, first reported by CNN, GOP senator Ron Johnson refersContinue reading “GOP senator caught mouthing that climate crisis is ‘bulls***’”

Majority of Americans Say GOP “Election Audits” Are Effort to Undermine Results

Most in the U.S. question the legitimacy of so-called election “audits,” like the one happening in Maricopa County, Arizona, according to new polling from Monmouth University. The poll asked respondents whether they felt audits of the 2020 presidential election, many of which are engaging in dubious activities, are “legitimate efforts to identify potential voting irregularities” orContinue reading “Majority of Americans Say GOP “Election Audits” Are Effort to Undermine Results”

GOP Bills Rattle Disabled Voters: ‘We Don’t Have a Voice Anymore’

The experience was so demeaning that Susie Angel did not vote again for two decades. It was 1991, she recalled, and she was a 21-year-old learning to live independently with cerebral palsy, which she has had since birth. She waited in line at her polling place in Austin, Texas, for hours. Then she waited forContinue reading “GOP Bills Rattle Disabled Voters: ‘We Don’t Have a Voice Anymore’”

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