Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: government ethics

Facing 17 ethics investigations and a subpoena from House Dems, Ryan...

"As the new Congress comes into session, Democrats must dig into the corruption at Trump's Interior Department that exploits our lands and waters for the benefit of corporate profits instead of the American people."

The mad king

Who knows what a mad king will do when no adults remain to supervise him?

NSA removes ‘Honesty’ from its ‘Core Values’

The agency removed the previous mission statement and replaced it with a new version that changed the list of "Core Values" and their definitions.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.