‘Classic Race-Baiting’: Texas ER Doc Blasts Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for Blaming Unvaccinated Black Americans for COVID Surge
Those who have been anti-vaccine are now increasingly looking to point the finger of unvaccination elsewhere, in the face of mounting new cases of the illness and its Delta variant. And they are often pointing towards Black Americans. Now an ER doctor is calling out one such individual, her state's Republican lieutenant governor, Dan Patrick, of Texas.
As the new school year fast approaches, school districts can either adhere to pandemic guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and open with some confidence of safety -- or ignore guidance for masks and such, and run the risk that in-school instruction will be interrupted as it was last year when the pandemic first emerged.
Maxine Waters: President Should Issue Executive Order to Extend Eviction Moratorium Expiring Tonight for 11+ Million People
In the face of House Democrats having failed to pass their own national moratorium on housing evictions, President Biden should muscle past concerns about the Supreme Court and move ahead with his own executive moratorium, according to a top House Democrat.
Commentator: Reps Cheney, Kinzinger Risking Their Political Careers by Being on Jan 6 Select Committee
Republican Reps Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, "are taking a real political risk" by taking part in the House elect committee investigating the deadly January 6 Capitol insurrection, according to prominent conservative commentator Margaret Hoover.
There is undoubtedly very little that these three congresswomen agree. But, when it came to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's choices to sit on the new House select committee which will be probing the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol Building, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, of New York, and Republican Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, found themselves in perfect harmony.
If you're one of those who say that President Biden and his White House are, well, a bit boring -- press secretary Jen Psaki would beg to differ.
The First Guilty Pleas In The Insurrection: The Good, The The Still To Be Known, And The Flat-out Crazy
So the first felony guilty pleas are in, in connection with the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. And, granted, they're just two such pleas. But here's what we know and what these first felony convictions tell us what we might reasonably expect for future prosecutions.
Historian Beschloss on Tulsa: Many Americans Think If Something Terrible Happens, the Best Way To Be Patriotic Is to Forget It
As the nation observes, with the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the solemn centennial of the worst race massacre in US history, a prominent American historian worries that when confronted with just dark or grim events, many American people move in the opposite direction of what is constructive.
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Sen Joe Manchin of West Virginia, perhaps the most conservative member of the razor-slim Democratic majority in the Senate, told reporters that it is "frustrating" with his Republican colleagues -- but still was not ready to vote for a rules change to end the Senate filibuster.