Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Christine Blasey Ford

Anita, Christine, and Me

For those of us still struggling to move forward, the memory of the hearings, and all it represented, will be seared, as Dr. Ford might have put it, into the hippocampus, never to fade.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 15

DNA confirms Elizabeth Warren's ancestry, Trump says 'we won' in regards to Christine Blasey Ford, Bernie Sanders rips White House for dismissal of climate science, and more.

Brett Kavanaugh barely controls his rage in combative testimony denying sexual...

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

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 28

Bar association calls for FBI probe into Kavanaugh, GOP governors call for delay in Kavanaugh vote, women react to Christine Blasey Ford's testimony, and more.

Kavanaugh, Ford, and power

I hope today’s performance convinces a critical mass of American women to do what must be done November 6 to give themselves a firm and clear voice in the Senate and in the rest of American government.

As Ford polygraph made public, Senate Judiciary Democrats unified: Kavanaugh should...

"We are writing to request that you immediately withdraw the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court or direct the FBI to re-open its background investigation and thoroughly examine the multiple allegations of sexual assault."

Report: Senate aides knew of second Kavanaugh sexual assault claim &...

The New Yorker revealed Republican Senate aides learned of Deborah Ramirez’s allegations last week and responded by trying to quickly move Kavanaugh’s nomination ahead before the allegations became public.

Dozens arrested in Senate Building as Democrats accuse GOP of ‘railroading’...

"They are totally intent on getting Judge Kavanaugh onto the Supreme Court, come Hell or high water. You have to ask yourself, why?"

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 18

Who is Christine Blasey Ford, catastrophic and historic flooding, Trumps sets up tariffs, and more.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

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 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...