With more and more signs of a Dobbs backlash, they’re scrubbing website references and trying to change the subject.
Month: August 2022
Peter Thiel and Mitch McConnell Squabbled Over Who Should Fork Over Cash for PACs to Help Blake Masters’ Campaign: Report
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Peter Thiel are at odds over Arizona Senate candidate Blake Masters’ floundering campaign and who should spend the millions of dollars needed to fund the PACs to help him in the final months of the campaign, according to a report by the Washington Post.
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Biden giving political prime-time speech to address ‘extremist threat’ by MAGA Republicans
President Biden on Thursday will use a prime-time address to make the case that the political movement led by his predecessor poses an “extreme threat” to democracy as his criticisms of Republicans become increasingly pointed as November’s midterms approach. Biden will travel to Philadelphia for a speech at Independence Hall that the White House is…
Majority backs student loan debt relief: poll
The majority of Americans support the Biden administration’s new student debt relief initiative, according to a new The Economist/YouGov poll. The new poll, published Wednesday, found that 51 percent of respondents support student loan debt cancellation, while 39 percent oppose the initiative. Eighty percent of respondents who owe student loans support the administration’s plan, while…
UN expert is ‘deeply alarmed’ by US state actions to erode LGBTQ+ rights
Story at a glance Recent state-led efforts that limit how LGBTQ+ identities can be talked about in school or bar transgender students from using the restroom or playing on sports teams is eroding LGBTQ+ rights nationwide, a United Nations independent expert said Tuesday. Equality is “not within reach” for LGBTQ+ people in the U.S., Victor…
Esther Cooper Jackson, Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies at 105
A feminist and a self-proclaimed revolutionary, she was in the forefront of the fledgling movement for economic and political equality in the 1940s.
Seven Beloved Intellectual Properties Amazon Will Defile Next
Amazon Studios just ruined Tolkien with The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power but you’d better buckle up, bucko, because it ain’t over yet.
How my exploration of the Titanic led to a realization about the future of spaceflight
I believe exploration is only now opening up on much grander scales.
Catholic archdiocese can fire teacher who entered same-sex marriage, Indiana Supreme Court rules
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis can fire parochial school teachers in same-sex marriages or who otherwise don’t live by church teachings, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday.
Biden plans 4.6 percent average pay raise for federal employees in 2023
President Biden on Wednesday announced plans for a 4.6 percent average pay raise for civilian federal employees in 2023. In a letter announcing the plans to Congress, the president noted “growing recruitment and retention challenges” for federal agencies and “eroded compensation” in federal positions. For civilian federal employees covered by the General Schedule and some…