Twitter boss Jack Dorsey told his staff in a video leaked to Project Veritas that banning Trump was just the first step in his purge of Wrong Think. "This is much bigger than one account." … [Read more...] about Miranda Devine: Why Democrats demonize good Republicans, too
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In addition, the club says through its foundation, it is "willing to investigate, along with representatives of the Native American population, if and how KAA Gent can organize a social partnership with an initiative in the United States that aims to bring about an improvement in the standard of living experienced by Native Americans, using football as a powerful instrument." … [Read more...] about Global sport’s problem with the appropriation of Indigenous culture
Trump of course promised to revive the coal industry and center the American economy on its natural resources. Instead, coal has continued to collapse, and the green-energy transition begun under Obama has churned on. The last budget deal very quietly extended many of Obama’s biggest climate change policies. It increased funding for ARPA-E, the advanced energy research department Obama created in the stimulus. It ratified a ban on hydrofluorocarbons, which Obama negotiated internationally in 2016. And it extended the tax credits for solar and wind energy that were included in the stimulus, and which jumpstarted those industries, which barely existed in 2009, into giants that now employ ten times as many Americans as the fossil-fuel industry. … [Read more...] about Trump Wanted to Erase Obama’s Legacy. He Failed.
Madison argued that a President's pardoning power would be restricted during the impeachment process -- precisely the situation Donald Trump finds himself in today. As the Brookings Institution's D.W. Buffa explains, "What can stop him pardoning anyone who was involved in the crimes for which the president is being impeached or whose testimony might put him in jeopardy? The president, according to Madison, still holds office, but he no longer has the power to pardon. The House can 'suspend him when suspected, and the power will devolve on the Vice-President. Should he be suspected, also, he may likewise be suspended till he be impeached and removed, and the legislature may make a temporary appointment. This is a great security.'" … [Read more...] about Trump’s sordid pardons cement his corrupt legacy
Boeing was contracted in 2012 to build SLS's main components, and the rocket was originally expected to start flying in December 2017. But Boeing has been blasted in several government oversight reports for "poor performance," costly schedule slips and ballooning expenses. That made SLS a touchy political talking point, and many in the space industry remain suspicious that a 2024 moon landing is possible. … [Read more...] about Test fire of NASA’s SLS moon rocket ends prematurely