Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tag: Virginia

Gov. Northam: Don’t resign until Trump does

If Gov. Northam’s exit becomes one more potent lever against continued Trumpery, he achieves both partial atonement and participation in removing a national disgrace.

Federal court throws out controversial pipeline permit: ‘Speak for the trees’...

"We trust the United States Forest Service to 'speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues." 

As Jeff Bezos earns $191K per minute, why are NY &...

Many local politicians have openly criticized authorities in New York and Virginia for backing the deals, which will create a total of 50,000 jobs.

4 members of violent white supremacist group face riot charges, federal...

The charges against members of the Rise Above Movement come weeks after four other members or associates of the group were indicted on riot charges in Virginia.

Climate change supercharges Hurricane Florence as 1.5 million evacuate in Carolinas...

People up and down the coast are preparing for extreme flooding and what the National Hurricane Center is calling a “life-threatening storm surge.”

5 Virginia officials involved in regulating Dominion Energy are invested in...

According to financial disclosures, four of them directly own stock in the company, while the wife of a fifth official works for Dominion.

The money behind neo-Confederate Corey Stewart’s US Senate campaign

The nation's highest-level 2018 contest to emphasize themes of white power is Virginia's U.S. Senate race – Republican Corey Stewart.

Weeping white supremacist barred from Virginia after pleading guilty to assault

He was sentenced to two terms of 12 months, with all but seven months suspended, to run concurrently.

Did Northam’s office try to hide the Dominion executives and lobbyists...

A closer look at the people on the transition team reveals that some have been presented in a selective way that fails to mention their various affiliations with Dominion.

Virginia Governor Bypasses Court Ruling to Help 200,000 Ex-Felons Vote

Virginia Governor restores the voting rights of thousands of ex-offenders so they can vote come November.

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EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

How a failing capitalist system is allowing Amazon to cripple America

In the most extreme form of capitalism taxes do not exist. This is called "anarcho-capitalism." Among all corporations, Amazon may be the leading advocate of this philosophy.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Inside Donald Trump’s army of super PACs and MAGA nonprofits

Trump’s army of organized support has expanded since then, with a dozen or so major nonprofits and super PACs pushing his policy platform and priming the public for Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign.

Venezuelan coup Democrats vomit on Green New Deal

The chief problem with our most comprehensive movements (Sunrise and the PPC) isn't what they do, but what they fail to SAY – and this problem is best exemplified by their failure to condemn a Venezuelan coup that VOMITS on their stated aims.

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