Wednesday, February 24, 2021

New Jersey becomes 13th state to legalize marijuana

The three bills were in response to more than two-thirds voter support of a ballot question regarding marijuana legalization.

Retired NYPD cop charged with assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

A retired New York Police Department (NYPD) officer and former Marine was charged Tuesday for his participation in the Capitol riots on Jan. 6.

Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

“It was his duty as commander-in-chief to stop the violence. And he alone had that power because they believed that they were following his orders. They said so.”

Texas Jabberwockery – Cruz Roasted After Fleeing Blizzard

Even worse than backing Trumpster – Glaring “dereliction of duty...”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

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Plutonium—the most lethal of all radioactive substances—in space

“A ‘1-in-960 chance’ of a deadly plutonium release is a real concern—gamblers in Las Vegas would be happy with those odds.”

Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

“It was his duty as commander-in-chief to stop the violence. And he alone had that power because they believed that they were following his orders. They said so.”

Retired NYPD cop charged with assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

A retired New York Police Department (NYPD) officer and former Marine was charged Tuesday for his participation in the Capitol riots on Jan. 6.

Overhaul the USDA

For decades, the agriculture department has been indifferent to struggling rural communities. That has to change.

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

ACTIVISM

Congress must stop the expansion of a dying tar sands industry and #StopLine3 construction immediately.

TIMELINE

“A ‘1-in-960 chance’ of a deadly plutonium release is a real concern—gamblers in Las Vegas would be happy with those odds.”
A new report from a coalition of 16 conservation groups warns that almost a third of freshwater fish species face extinction because of human activity.