Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: Capitol

Former MMA fighter pleads guilty to punching police officer during Capitol...

Scott Fairlamb is one of the first defendants convicted of assault against the police during the Capitol riots.

Take me out to the Capitol…whoops, I mean the ballpark

The Super Bowl ends the most toxic season ever...

‘What the hell happened?’: Bowman introduces COUP Act to investigate pro-Trump...

The bill seeks to "establish an investigation into any further ties between Capitol Police and white supremacy, insurrectionism, or fascism."

Native Americans on police response to Capitol insurrection

“No way would Black or Brown people be treated that way had they attacked a symbol of our democracy.”

‘Once you engage in political violence, it becomes easier to do...

I think it’s really important for federal authorities to show their ability to tackle this. When it comes down to it, the government must show that it can protect American democracy, through force if necessary.

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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.