If Democrats see opportunity in Sullivan’s relative lack of a name brand, the opposite might be true for Young. The longest-serving Republican congressman in U.S. history, Young—the so-called “dean of the House”—is an institution in D.C. and in Alaska, albeit one who once pulled a knife on former Speaker John Boehner and shoved a reporter. For a state where federal policy has an outsized impact—and whose lawmakers are expected to bring home the bacon—Young’s work has gotten him sent back to Washington year after year, despite that history of off-color comments and actions. … [Read more...] about ‘A Little Bit Weird’ Alaska Flirts With Purple-State Status
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Former populist MP Marion Marechal has also come out as a proponent of the theory, and last October rallied conservatives to resist the Great Replacement. She said: “The first major challenge, the most vital, is the Great Replacement, this demographic countdown, which already makes us realise the possibility of becoming a minority on the land of our ancestors.” … [Read more...] about French Government Releases Statistics Showing Rapid Demographic Changes Since 1968
One of the most remarkable aspects of the Washington NFL Team deciding to change its nickname from an ethnic slur to a non-ethnic slur is how quickly the organization seemed to flip on the matter. (Especially considering owner Daniel Snyder’s famous claim that it would NEVER – using all caps here, as he demanded — happen.) The NFL’s season begins — or is at least very hopefully planning to begin — on September 10, but the team’s announcement makes it clear the name will change before then. That means Washington has to come up with a new name, a new logo, a new marketing scheme and an entire new identity in less time than it takes to play half a season. It feels like another example of 2020 moving too rapidly to even comprehend. … [Read more...] about The Washington Football Team Finally Changed Its Name. Who’s Next?
“It was harder (in 2017) because I felt like … no one really paid to the issues Colin was talking about at the time and they were mostly concerned with what he was doing rather than his message,” Heyward said. “I think this time around you see the evidence and you see what he was talking about. It’s not like he was blowing up smoke. These are real issues that effect our communities and this is a chance for a lot of guys to speak up. We all have backgrounds and we’ve all seen these tragedies happen. They’ve got to stop.” … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Says The Team Will Be United If It Opts To Protest
Angelino, a professional soccer player with the German club RB Leipzig, takes a corner kick during a Bundesliga match against Freiburg on May 16. The stadium was nearly empty, as no more than 322 people are able to attend each Bundesliga match until the end of the season. … [Read more...] about India could soon reach 1 million coronavirus cases as it struggles to contain outbreak