From the march in Miami:
Overview of the Bikers for Trump event along the unofficial parade route of the Women’s March
Far more crowded than yesterday
Police presence along the parade route
Mattis says that he supports a two-state solution in Israel and agrees with Senator Lindsay Graham that Hamas is a terrorist organization.
Senator Ted Cruz tells General Mattis that he’s a great candidate and will likely be approved with a bipartisan vote. The tone of Cruz’s questions for Mattis, in which Cruz thanked Mattis for “pulling us back from the precipice” sums up the tenor the entire hearing: both Democrats and Republicans alike are eager to…
Mattis has confirmed that he will continue to grow the DoD’s renewable energy program, confirmed that he will continue to allow LGTBQ Americans and women serving in the military, committed to continue working for vets with PTSD, and committed to combat sexual assault in the military. All in all, Mattis is looking…
Senator Markey asks Tillerson if he supports sanctions against Russia even if it hurts ExxonMobil. “There will be no space between me and the President in those decisions,” Tillerson replies.
Tim Kaine and Tillerson had a relatively testy exchange:
Definitely Suicide Squad
There are still a handful of private all men’s colleges that are still open, Hampden-Sydney in Virginia, Morehouse in Georgia, and Wabash in Indiana.
I don’t ascribe to that particular school of thought that believe in the possibility of a universal of narrative or that there are cosmic truths written in cultural production. I sincerely doubt the assertion that any “truth of life” can “translate across cultures and millennia.” The boundaries of cruelty—both its…
A silver lining: progressive Kate Brown wins Oregon’s gubernatorial race.
Kamala Harris wins in California
AP calls Connecticut for Clinton