palmofnapalm
palmofnapalm
Jul 8
22

Here in Texas, schools are set to come back in the fall. The Texas Education Agency, responsible for regulating schools, won’t be back in the office until January. Read more

Jul 8
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It makes zero sense. If a teacher tests positive, do they have to go on a 14-day quarantine? All their students? All the students who share classes with any of the sick teacher’s students? It’s a recipe for chaos.

Jul 6
1

I wish we could go back to the days when the news just reported the facts instead of lacing a few facts in with a plethora of bias. Read more

Jul 6
24

Forty-four percent of voters surveyed June 6-7 said they saw the Confederate flag as more of a symbol of Southern pride than a symbol of racism, down 8 points from a June 2015 poll. Read more

Jul 6
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It’s a symptom of how the right is becoming more and more extreme. Exceptions for rape and incest as well as exceptions for the health of the child or mother used to be routine. Read more

Jul 6
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Yeah, sorry you live in a functional democracy where Nazi shit gets outlawed.

Jun 29
37

The current claim is that it was in the President’s Daily Brief as opposed to part of verbal briefings, so how you can you genuinely expect Trump to know about it? That would require reading something!

Jun 29
10

Roberts is chiefly concerned with the legitimacy of SCOTUS. The power of judicial review is one that the first SCOTUS seized - it’s not written in the Constitution, and SCOTUS has no way on enforcing its orders. Read more

Jun 29
3

Just as a reminder, the CFPB is Liz Warren’s idea, and the fact that the question of “who gets to fire the agency head” had to go to the Supreme Court to get figured out is a massive indictment towards her reputation as the one with all the plans.

Jun 29
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In all fairness, the TX Supreme Court ruling that declared that a lack of immunity to COVID-19 doesn’t qualify a voter for an absentee ballot also said that officials couldn’t interrogate or investigate someone who applies for an absentee ballot if the request is valid on its face. And since there’s no requirement to Read more

Jun 25
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Not surprising: the (lack of) response from the gun community to the murder of Philando Castile, a card-carrying member of the NRA (who was shot because he informed a cop that he was carrying [legally] and the cop freaked out and shot him) tells the whole story. Read more

Jun 25
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#Anne Frank,” seriously? Just bring on the giant meteor already.  We deserve it.

Jun 24
5

Results from Democratic primaries don’t mean much for “[d]reams of a leftward shift.” It’s a Democratic primary, where (usually) only Democrats vote.  It’s not surprising to see progressives win over milquetoast centrists. Hell, the final results in safely D districts don’t really matter for trends. Read more

Jun 24
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I’ll take that bet. Much more likely they try to pack in as many liberals as possible into their districts to make others more competitive.