The Kentucky congressman who forced lawmakers to return to Washington, D.C., for a vote on the coronavirus stimulus bill skipped out on a vote on the previous aid bill to attend a fundraiser in his home state.
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This is happening in multiple cities across the country - police striking protesters with batons without an apparent provocation, or in the case of the man in Buffalo, shoving them.
On #WorldEnvironmentDay , we reiterate our pledge to preserve our planet’s rich biodiversity. Let us collectively do whatever possible to ensure the flora and fauna with whom we share the Earth thrive. May we leave an even better planet for the coming generations.
Watching videos of police brutality all across the country, I’m reminded of the time in 2017 when the president addressed police in Suffolk County and encouraged officers to be rough, especially when throwing “thugs” into “paddy wagons.” “Please, don’t be too nice,” he said.
Images change history. It was one thing to read about segregation. It was another to see fire hoses and dogs unleashed on children. It was one thing to hear about a war in far off Vietnam, it was another to see bloody jungle ambushes. I sense we've crossed a similar divide.
LA Mayor joins the "Defund the Police" nonsense. In related news, traffic jam of freeways leaving LA of mostly moving vans and U-Haul trailers for the remaining sane people left there who are moving to places where the leaders bring their brains to work with them.