Here’s what Congress is stuffing into its $1.3 trillion spending bill
In December, the Labor Department proposed a rule that would allow employers such as restaurant owners to “pool” their employees’ tips and redistribute them as they saw fit — including, potentially, to themselves.
At the same time, the gender asymmetry found in the paper serves to rebut a remarkably persistent racist trope: that the black-white income gap is due to an innate gap in ability, rather than discrimination or other environmental factors.
Landrieu lost 37 percent of his white support when he removed the monuments, and polls indicate that nearly nine out of 10 white Lousianans opposed their removal.
The Trump administration recently drafted and then withdrew a draft executive order asking American intelligence agencies to consider resuming “enhanced interrogation” of terror suspects.
What more info on Nazis do you need?
hey didn't have enough information on neo-Nazis or white supremacy to be able to talk about it.
The bill states in its introduction that the federal government “shall not take any discriminatory action against a person, wholly or partially on the basis that such person speaks, or acts, in accordance with a sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as a union of one man and one women, or two individuals as recognized under federal law, or that sexual relations outside marriage are improper.”
Alternate headline: Predictive policing is just as racist as regular policing, which is in fact very racist
They are trying to turn cops and soldiers into teachers now?!
we will support the transition of military veterans and retired law enforcement — folks who already know how to respond in a dangerous situation — into new careers in education.”
Klan leaders said they feel that US politics are going their way
This is infuriating.
Also, your daily reminder that your country is #Cruel
That opioid crises is a beast.
You’d think it would be affecting the economy more, or maybe it is. 🤨
Tinder’s global survey on interracial relationships revealed that while a majority of respondents (61%) are very open to the idea of interracial dating/marriage
I’d argue that it’s both
This is not heritage, it is racism."
He recalls how blood soaked into the concrete walkways at his Liberty City elementary school after a shooting victim stumbled onto the premises and died at the campus flag pole where all the kids saw the body.
Civility is overrated.
the very presence of minority people around white people increases bigoted views.
A nightmare for black students
essentially teachers and cops in one.
The bill aims to put 10 armed teachers in every school — coming out to about 37,000 more guns statewide
How very “florida” of them
The statute punishes local officials who attempt to establish gun regulations stricter than those imposed at the state level. Officials can be fined thousands of dollars and removed from office.
a nation ruled by the worst, and we need to face up to that unpleasant reality.
Oh, that’s why the talk of muzzle velocity. Makes sense now.
Handgun injuries to the liver are generally survivable unless the bullet hits the main blood supply to the liver. An AR-15 bullet wound to the middle of the liver would cause so much bleeding that the patient would likely never make it to a trauma center to receive our care.
he wealthiest 5 percent of American households held 62.5 percent of all assets
“We been saying freedom for six years and we ain’t got nothin’. What we gonna start sayin’ now is Black Power!”
This sentence should TERRIFY you
"protecting clean water with greater efficiency."
politicians are making a value judgment that the welfare system is itself a scam, and most of the people relying on it are fraudsters.
Under Trump's plan, the U.S. economy could be more than $1 trillion smaller than it would have been two decades from now.
the proposal could cut off entry for more than 20 million legal immigrants over the next four decades.
And that’s the whole damn point.