One of the people Trump retweeted was the actor Randy Quaid, who’s mostly made the news of late for his arrests, conspiracy theories—including QAnon—and attempts to escape outstanding warrants in the U.S. by seeking asylum in Canada. (He now resides in Vermont, along with his wife Evi.) … [Read more...] about Jimmy Kimmel Drags Trump for Endorsing Randy Quaid, a QAnon Conspiracy Theorist
“This was a shooting in a crowded mall a week before the start of the holiday shopping season. Eight people were shot because of some altercation” the teen was allegedly involved in, Moore said. “I can’t imagine a more dangerous set of circumstances." … [Read more...] about Boy, 15, charged in Wisconsin mall shooting that injured 8
A Harris County medical examiner determined Bland hanged herself by using a plastic bag. Jail house video shows nobody entering Bland’s cell before her death. Two of Bland’s co-inmates have come forward to say that Bland was distraught after her arrest and they believe she likely killed herself. In addition, an inmate evaluation form seemingly filled out on Bland after her arrest states she was depressed and she had attempted to commit suicide within the past year. She told a jail employee she tried kill herself by taking pills after she had a miscarriage. … [Read more...] about All Evidence Suggests That Sandra Bland Killed Herself, But DeRay McKesson Continues To Claim She Was Murdered
The study also discovered there is a negative correlation between the financial power of teachers unions and student performance. It found that in states where teachers unions have low dues and are relatively weak, only 6% allow teacher strikes, and 47% require teachers to be evaluated based on student performance. Where the teachers unions are most powerful, half allow teachers to strike, and only 12.5% require student-performance based teacher evaluations. … [Read more...] about Why Do Teachers Unions Hate Our Kids?
On Monday night, the Freedom Caucus briefly took the Trump tax cuts hostage. To reconcile the House and Senate tax bills, representatives of each chamber were set to head to conference. But first, the House needed to execute the formality of voting to send them there. Mark Meadows — and more than a dozen of his far-right Freedom Caucus allies — decided to inject some drama into the proceedings. The lawmakers withheld their votes, thereby threatening to sabotage their party’s holy grail — over a disagreement about whether Congress should pass a two-week continuing resolution to keep the government open … or, a three-week one. As Politico reports: … [Read more...] about After Tax Cuts, Republicans Eye Civil War