The corruption of the Republican Party is obvious and disgusting 😠😠 In the middle of a PANDEMIC 😠😠😠 To clarify, one of Inhofe’s stock trades, …Open Thread | The Complete Corruption and Incompetence of the Republican Party
The budget calls for deep cuts in major U.S. government programs, especially those protecting public health. The Department of Health and Human Services would be slashed by 10 percent, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has already been proven to be underfunded and unprepared to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, would be cut by 9 percent. Spending on Medicaid, which currently insures healthcare for one out of five Americans, would plummet by roughly $900 billion, largely thanks to reductions in coverage for the poor and the disabled. Meanwhile, Medicare expenditures would drop by roughly $500 billion.
Many ‘boarding house’ residents are low-wage Chinese workers new to the U.S. They live among rats, roaches and dangerous conditions to earn a living.
— Read on laist.com/projects/2020/sgv-boarding-houses/
LA Times trying to relight “Yellow Peril” fears of turn of last century California? Sham and shame journalism 🤬
Over the past two decades, the roles of social media and other digital technologies have evolved. What started as a means of communication among friends quickly snowballed into tools for business, activism, and more. But these new technologies have also been used by terrorists for malicious purposes.
We caught up with Professor Carolyn Gallaher to ask questions about what she learned from immersing herself in the “alt-right” Twittersphere.
ICE is boosting its operations in sanctuary cities to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants, conducting round-the-clock surveillance in addition to deploying elite tactical agents.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/03/05/us/ICE-BORTAC-sanctuary-cities.html
Forget looking for criminals; hunt families and please head racist Trump 🤬
Prince Fosu was neglected for six days until he died, naked and starving. We cannot treat people with such inhumanity, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/04/prince-fosu-death-harmondsworth-immigration-centre-inquest
As the death toll rose above 20 in New Delhi after violence this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed for calm, while Delhi’s chief minister has been calling for a curfew.
— Read on m.dw.com/en/indias-premier-modi-appeals-for-calm-after-delhi-riots/a-52536831
20 dead in India after Trump visit – over anti-Muslim laws 🥵
The president ratcheted up a fight with a judicial system he sees as biased against him.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/02/25/us/politics/trump-sotomayor-ginsburg-supreme-court.html
Stick it Trump! Too weak to face truth🤬
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published revised forms consistent with the final rule on the public charge ground of inadmissibility, which the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, inc