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Forget Concrete, Trump’s Border Wall Will Be ‘Artistically Designed Steel Slats’

Article posted December 19, 2018 at 2:36 AM

The president boasts that they “will be beautiful” and see-through.

Via: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-slats-border-wall-tweet_us_5c19a48de4b0432554c5518a

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Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Article posted December 19, 2018 at 2:03 AM

While it does not go as far as proponents would like, the bill is the most sweeping prison reform agreement that Congress has passed in decades.

Via: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/criminal-justice-reform-bill-senate_us_5c1981a7e4b0432554c542b9

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Judges Dismiss All Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh

Article posted December 19, 2018 at 12:30 AM

The federal court panel said it lacked the jurisdiction to weigh in on the 83 complaints against the new Supreme Court justice.

Via: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kavanaugh-ethics-complaints-dismissed_us_5c198855e4b0432554c54855

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Florida Voters Approved A Historic Voting Rights Measure. Republicans Want To Press Pause.

Article posted December 19, 2018 at 12:01 AM

Floridians overwhelmingly approved a measure to automatically restore voting rights to up to 1.4 million people. Local election officials haven’t gotten any guidance on how it should be implemented.

Via: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/florida-felon-voting-rights-restoration_us_5c197186e4b0432554c5397b

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Democrats Plan Separate Fix For Voting Rights Act To Make Chief Justice Roberts Happy

Article posted December 18, 2018 at 11:59 PM

The move is a recognition of the need to show the Supreme Court evidence of present-day discrimination.

Via: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/voting-rights-act-house-democrats-john-roberts_us_5c196f3be4b08db99058a65d

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Nevada Will Be The First State With A Majority Female Legislature

Article posted December 18, 2018 at 11:10 PM

Nevada’s incoming legislature will make history.

Via: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/nevada-majority-female-legislature_us_5c1964cee4b08db990589347

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Black Residents Of Virginia County Worry They’ll Be Treated By White Supremacist EMT

Article posted December 18, 2018 at 11:04 PM

Locals want emergency worker Alex McNabb fired after his comments on a neo-Nazi podcast.

Via: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/alex-mcnabb-white-supremacist-emt-in-virginia-is-scaring-local-african-americans_us_5c195fa2e4b08db990588d7b

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Michigan Republicans Opt for Full-On Corruption

Article posted December 18, 2018 at 10:39 PM

By John Nichols

John Nichols

Of all the GOP power grabs in the states, a scheme to remove oversight of campaign finance from a newly-elected reformer is especially egregious.

The post Michigan Republicans Opt for Full-On Corruption appeared first on The Nation.

Via: https://www.thenation.com/article/michigan-republicans-gretchen-whitmer/

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Trump Ordering His Cabinet To Search For Spare Change To Fund His Wall

Article posted December 18, 2018 at 10:10 PM

The president has a planned golf vacation that could be postponed by the partial government shutdown he has threatened for months if Congress does not pay for his wall.

Via: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-cabinet-loose-change_us_5c1964a8e4b02d2cae8e1ef1

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Here Are The Advertisers Sticking With Tucker Carlson

Article posted December 18, 2018 at 9:50 PM

Mitsubishi, John Deere and more have not cut ties with “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” despite the host’s insulting remarks about immigrants.

Via: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/advertisers-sticking-with-tucker-carlson_us_5c191bc8e4b08db990581ec6

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