220,000 Americans dead – Mitch McConnell chuckles like Emperor Palpatine

During a televised debate Monday night, Amy McGrath, who is running against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for a US Senate seat from Kentucky, noted again and again that a pandemic has plunged the country into an unrelenting crisis and McConnell’s Republican-controlled Senate is refusing to do anything to alleviate the pain. In response, McConnell … Continue reading “220,000 Americans dead – Mitch McConnell chuckles like Emperor Palpatine”

Republican Senators called out after acquitting Trump

Saturday, the Senate acquitted twice-impeached Donald. J. Trump on the single charge of inciting the insurrection and deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6. The vote was 57 – 43 in the historic trial, but Democrats needed two-thirds majority needed to convict. The Republican minority, as expected, did not deliver. Except for … Continue reading “Republican Senators called out after acquitting Trump”

Congress certifies Biden post U.S. Capitol riot

Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden’s win after being forced to recess for almost six hours after, what resembled the climax from the 2019 film Joker, an angry mob of President Donald Trump’s insurrectionists attacked and breached the U.S. Capitol building. The attack left four people dead, including San Diegoan Ashli Babbit, 35, who was shot … Continue reading “Congress certifies Biden post U.S. Capitol riot”

Congress COVID relief package includes $15 billion for independent movie theaters, event venues

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., have announced Congress has reached a deal on pandemic relief Sunday afternoon. According to CNBC, who reported the story, the agreement will establish temporary $300 per week supplemental jobless benefits and $600 direct stimulus payments to most Americans, along with a new round of … Continue reading “Congress COVID relief package includes $15 billion for independent movie theaters, event venues”

Amy Coney Barrett sworn into the Supreme Court

The Halloween scare we didn’t expect arrived early. Only one month after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, the Senate voted almost entirely along party lines to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court. In a White House ceremony on Monday evening, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administered the … Continue reading “Amy Coney Barrett sworn into the Supreme Court”

Watch John Lewis cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge

What was once the sight of concrete and steel stained with blood 55 years ago, became a touching memorial for a civil rights giant. Sunday morning, the late U.S. Rep. John Robert Lewis made his final crossing over the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. It was here the legendary Lieutenant for Dr. Martin Luther King, … Continue reading “Watch John Lewis cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge”

Media, Hollywood reacts to El Paso, Dayton shootings

The media and Twitter were full of reactions just hours after the horrific mass shootings that took place over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. While in a speech this morning, President Trump blasted white supremacy, he took a cue from Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, who blamed video games as the inspiration … Continue reading “Media, Hollywood reacts to El Paso, Dayton shootings”