But the law’s been held up in the courts by lawsuits filed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, the anti-tax lobbyists. The group claimed that the tax needed two-thirds of the vote to pass, but the state court of appeals rejected this argument back in June. … [Read more...] about San Francisco Homeless Measure Becomes Law After Supreme Court Denies Challenge
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Novichok, a deadly nerve agent, was developed in the Soviet period and produced at least until the early 1990s at a top-secret Russian government facility in the city of Shikhany in the Saratov region. Such facilities are under heavy guard by the FSB. Banned by the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention, which Russia signed, Novichok can be a liquid or powder and is a binary substance, formed by mixing together two substances that are not toxic on their own. This feature, which makes Novichok easy to store and transport, along with the difficulty in identifying Novichok in victims, may explain why it was chosen for the attack on Navalny. … [Read more...] about Navalny Had Many Enemies in the Kremlin—but Who Wanted Him Dead?
If Putin is held in the highest regard in Trump's mind, Cohen writes, Trump's own voters rank among those in the lowest. Speaking to Cohen after Trump gathered religious leaders at Trump Tower in the lead up to the 2012 presidential race, an encounter during which they asked to "lay hands" on him, Trump asked Cohen, according to the book: "Can you believe that bullsh*t?...Can you believe people believe that bullsh*t?" … [Read more...] about In tell-all book, Michael Cohen says Trump hired a ‘Faux-Bama’ before White House run
While Trump has made clear that he will champion the interests of American workers, “Marco Rubio has never reached out to us,” Moore explained. “I do believe that politicians will always side with who pays them directly or indirectly,” Moore said of Rubio’s financial ties to Disney. “I also believe they will say and do whatever it takes because they’re not being held accountable. There’s always an out for them— because that is what the American people have said politicians can do.” … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE– Disney Mom Who Trained Foreign Replacement Endorses Trump: We Need Someone To Stand Up To The Bullies
And what about Michael Cohen’s tell-all memoir, which was on constant rotation on MSNBC during the brief interim between Goldberg and Woodward? And whatever happened to the Times reporter Michael Schmidt’s book of a week earlier, with its revelation that Mike Pence was put on standby alert during that murky unscheduled Trump stopover at Walter Reed? The cavalcade passes by so quickly it’s hard to gauge what long-term impact any revelations have. We hardly got to know the Fontainebleau hotel pool boy who brought down the randy architect of Trump’s Evangelical base, Jerry Falwell Jr., before we moved on. … [Read more...] about Why Woodward’s Book Won’t Break Through