Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: Texas

Trump administration plans to cut federal funding for Covid testing sites

“The pandemic is clearly getting worse in states nationwide—and instead of trying harder to stop it, President Trump is apparently trying harder to hide it.”

Texas closes hundreds of polling sites in areas where minorities vote

“For many people, and particularly for voters of color, older voters, rural voters, and voters with disabilities, these burdens make it harder — and sometimes impossible — to vote.”

West Texas fracking boom sputters as Apache Corp. admits firm lost...

The losses are “a preview of the impacts of the inevitable decline of the oil and gas industry on a broad scale.”

New study says earthquakes in Texas are caused by fracking

So far this year TexNet seismographs have recorded 209 earthquakes, compared to 192 in 2018.

Texas loosens gun restrictions less than a day after a mass...

"We are the only country that struggled with gun violence at this level. Other countries respond to tragedy."

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

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

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

This Texas county is suing Big Pharma for the opioid crisis

The county says that opioid use and addiction has cost it millions of dollars.

500,000 bees killed by Texas arsonist

"It's bad enough to think in today's world this would happen, but dumping them over and then setting fire to them is beyond comprehension."

Former Texas congressman sentenced to 10 years in prison

“Congressman Stockman used his position to defraud charitable foundations to advance his political career and pay for personal expenses.”

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Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

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‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”