Saturday, May 28, 2022

Tag: house speaker

Former House Speaker Pleads Guilty to Concealing Blackmail Payments

Former House Speaker, Dennis Hastert plead guilty on Wednesday to concealing $1.7 million in blackmail payments. In exchange for his guilty plea, federal prosecutors agreed to drop the second count—making false statements to the FBI.

My Pick for the Next Speaker of the US House

While the Speaker of the House doesn't actually have to be a member of Congress, why don't we choose someone like a kindergarten teacher, a minimum-wage worker, or organic farmer to run the show? They might be exactly who is needed.

Is Benghazi the Real Motive Behind Jason Chaffetz’s Bid for House...

Is Chaffetz now running against McCarthy to avenge the infuriated Trey Gowdy? He has denied it emphatically, which is only another reason to think it may be true.

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Apologist for Tucker Carlson’s racism: Glenn Greenwald

These vehement defenses of the most influential media purveyor of the racist “replacement” theory are destructive efforts to launder hate by a once-admirable journalist.

CPAC goes to Hungary

CPAC Hungary shows that a kind of far right international is forming.

Why Michigan public school parents might be too strong of a match for Betsy...

Parents in DeVos’s backyard tell right-wing radicals, “No thank you to divisive, partisan agendas in schools.”

When it comes to Guns, the US is a third world country run by...

Trump may have derided sh*thole countries, but he and his ilk are exactly the people who have turned America into one.

Faith leaders, teachers mobilize for protests at NRA’s Houston meeting in wake of Uvalde...

"Don't look away," said one advocacy group. "Rally against the NRA."