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BREAKING: Paul Erickson, a consultant for national Republican campaigns and the American boyfriend of Maria Butina, a Russian national and spy, was just sentenced to seven years in federal prison for wire fraud and money laundering. https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/07/06/former-political-operative-paul-erickson-maria-but...
The authors of one of the academic papers most often trotted out to claim there is no racial bias in police shootings issue a full retraction following its repeated “misuse” by conservative pundits and note they made claims unsupported by their study https://retractionwatch.com/2020/07/06/authors-of-study-on-race-and-police-killings-ask-for-its-retr...
Beneficiaries of the PPP included a lettuce farming venture backed by Trump’s son, Kushner companies, and a dentist who golfs with the president. The figures were released after a lawsuit by several news organizations, including ProPublica. https://www.propublica.org/article/trump-friends-and-family-cleared-for-millions-in-small-business-b...
How can @Mitch Daniels remain supportive of and close to the VP of an administration literally intending to destroy our state colleges @Purdue University @Purdue Exponent @Purdue Alumni ? @IndyStar @The Journal Gazette
Just pre-ordered — suggest we all read and fight harder to make sure this never happens again ⬇️⬇️⬇️
Look what arrived late last night! My first copy. As I promised them, this is going back in the mail to the extraordinary father and son, separated nearly five months by Trump, you'll read about. SEPARATED drops July 7th, but you can pre-order it here: https://www.amazon.com/Separated-American-Tragedy-Jacob-Soboroff/dp/0062992198
Turns out the guy who wanted a government small enough that he “could drown it in a bathtub” was only too happy to get financial help from it.
McConnell’s priority for the next round of legislation is a liability shield that will ensure corporations and individuals who cause their employees, vendors, customers, neighbors, etc. to get covid-19 through ordinary negligence can’t be held accountable in court.