May 21, 2022

What you learn by giving 200 Senate speeches on climate change

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BY ANDREW FREEDMAN From Mashable Every week the Senate has been in session since April 2012, one lonely Democratic senator from Rhode Island, Sheldon Whitehouse, has taken to the Senate floor to speak about global warming. On March 13, Senator Whitehouse gave his 200th “It’s Time to Wake Up” speech on climate change. The speech […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Outraged for black womanhood

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From After a lifetime in Caribbean and international politics, I thought the time had long since passed when I could be outraged by any event. But I was outraged last week and I continue to seethe over the fact that Pamela Ramsey Taylor, the director of a Clay County, West […]

Outrage as IRS [USA] admits huge trove of Lerner’s emails is missing

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax Conservatives are outraged at the IRS’ disclosure late Friday [13] that it had lost a trove of former administrator Lois Lerner’s emails on the targeting of tea party groups, with one critic likening it to the infamous gap in a tape of President Richard Nixon’s conversations during the Watergate scandal. […]