As @GovRonDeSantis signed Florida’s budget today, he somehow forgot to mention that the only thing that that made this budget possible was nearly 10.2 billion $$ from the #AmericanRescuePlan
Florida has a balanced budget because of President Biden & the Democrats in Congress.
@ZaleskiLuke@ablnk@MollyJongFast The fact that Trump tried in several ways, to cheat, then in several other ways including a violent insurrection tried to over throw the elected government of USA, and yet, we have not thrown his ass in jail, is beyond me. The establishment is as weak as Trump is venal.
Today's conservatives lament the supposed left-leaning indoctrination that happens in today's schools and nostalgically long for the good Patriotic education of the simpler times, like the 1950s.
Conservatives in 1958: OMG, our high schools are factories of Marxist brainwashing! https://t.co/FSfgikjGGk
In Maine, we have no voter ID laws, we have same day registration, we have no-excuse absentee voting, we have mail-in voting, we have early voting, we have 24/7 drop boxes.
And we have virtually no fraud.
Expanding ballot access doesn't encourage fraud; it encourages VOTING. https://t.co/qfwiSTWMoN
The Republican Party is so disgusting now that they are causing me to defend Liz Cheney, an ambitious opportunist who sold out her own lesbian sister to advance her way through nepotistic opportunities but is still better than the other, even more craven Republicans.
When I asked the National Congress of American Indians' prez for comment on Santorum, I did not expect so much fire. Wow.
Full statement below.
"Make your choice. Do you stand with White Supremacists justifying Native American genocide, or do you stand with Native Americans?" https://t.co/5Tot8CfgBL
In 1968, a TPUSA-like organization was created that sought to persuade college students to channel their frustrations with their professors and the university into right wing activism. It was called the National Youth Alliance. Their pitch probably sounds familiar. https://t.co/NoTzHUAg6V
Let me repeat: how justices *leave* the court is not the problem. The problem is how they *get on* the court.
If we do not reform the extremely partisan process of judicial appointments, then limiting judicial terms will just mean we have the same fights but more often. https://t.co/HQvilXO3Y8
UPDATE: Chicago has released bodycam video of the police killing of 13-year-old #AdamToledo:
▪️ The video shows Adam had his hands up when police opened fire, killing him.
▪️ Cook County now says prosecutor made an error when they said Adam was holding a gun. https://t.co/dC5tyMpgO9
Filibuster against civil rights bill, 1874
Filibuster against civil rights bill, 1875
Filibuster against a pension for a black official, 1906
Filibuster against confirmation of a black official, 1909 https://t.co/FGBIGvARkQ
Since Ron DeSantis is running yet another victory lap on a track paved with the bodies of 32,000 Floridians -- that we know of -- it's worth taking a quick at what really happened in his state before Republicans crown him corona king. 1/15 …