Month: July 2019

The Trump administration was dealt a stinging blow last month when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected its explanation for why a contentious citizenship question should be included in the 2020 census. The court rebuked the administration for providing a “contrived” rationale; it was “more of a distraction,” the court asserted, than an actual reason. Trump officials are […]

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The city of West Palm Beach, Florida, is driving out homeless people who need to sleep by playing obnoxious music all night long near a banquet venue. The continuous loop of children’s songs, such as “Baby Shark” and “Raining Tacos,” is meant to keep people from congregating outside the glass-walled Waterfront Lake Pavilion, which is expected […]

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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight. A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said. The […]

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a plan for everything, it seems ― except for calling President Donald Trump a racist. At a time when Trump is being widely condemned for his racist Twitter tirade against four congresswomen ― and even though he has used the name “Pocahontas” as a slur against Warren on multiple occasions ― the Massachusetts Democrat declined to directly […]

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The Green New Deal has picked up endorsements from two major Christian groups, signaling a growing base of support among the faithful as climate change projections look increasingly apocalyptic.  The Unitarian Universalist Association passed a resolution at its general assembly in late June endorsing the Green New Deal resolution that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. […]

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