Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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Brett Kavanaugh barely controls his rage in combative testimony denying sexual assault allegations

Judge Kavanaugh repeatedly denied Blasey Ford’s allegations, denouncing her testimony with barely controlled rage and repeatedly choking up with tears in his eyes.

A Breakdown of the Top Foreign Policy Points in Obama’s Speech

While he slighted foreign policy during his State of the Union speech, President Obama has avoided new conventional wars. Here are a few other foreign policy highlights worth underlining.

Dark Money paid new Trump Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s salary for 3 years

“In other words, an organization ‘dedicated to promoting accountability, ethics, and transparency’ gets 100 percent of its funds from a group that exists mainly as a vehicle for donors to elude transparency.”
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Hillary Clinton Refuses to Say If She Will Release Copies of Her Paid Speeches...

“Two weeks ago, Clinton laughed when The Intercept’s Lee Fang asked Clinton if she would release the transcripts of her paid speeches.”
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What’s a subpoena – and should Trump fear it?

The term “subpoena” literally means “under penalty.” Someone who receives a subpoena but doesn’t comply with it may be subject to civil or criminal penalties.

Eric Holder: It’s Time To Talk About Decriminalizing Marijuana

“You know, we treat marijuana in the same way that we treat heroin now, and that clearly is not appropriate.”

Democracy Spring Protests Bring Record Number of Arrests

Over 400 people have been arrested and it's only the first day.

Study links most Amazon deforestation to 128 slaughterhouses

The study adds weight to the idea that the most effective deforestation enforcement strategy is not to regulate the Amazon’s 400,000 ranchers and farmers, but for government to enter into effective deforestation enforcement partnerships with the slaughterhouses.

The Anti-Empire Report #145

“Can it be imagined that an American president would openly implore the nation’s young people to fight a foreign war to defend ‘capitalism’?”

The $1 Billion Election No One Is Noticing

While most media attention is on the presidential circus, candidates for statewide and local offices have raked in massive amounts of campaign donations.