Gas-Powered Vehicles, Effective 2035 51 replies
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that the state will ban sales of gas-powered vehicles, effective in 2035. Newsom said that the “audacious” goal was necessary to achieve the state’s goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045. Newsom said that his new executive order would “eliminate” the sales of “internal combustion engines” and move to electric vehicles — a move that he said would create jobs and allow California to “dominate” the market, and address climate change. Those who currently own gas-powered vehicles would still be allowed to operate them and to sell them on the used market.
who ‘found her stage’ at the Supreme Court 46 replies
Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday paid tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg after the arrival of her casket at the Supreme Court, where the body of the iconic liberal justice will lie in repose for two days of public viewing. “Justice Ginsburg’s life was one of the many versions of the American dream,” Roberts said in a brief eulogy as members of her family looked on. Ginsburg died Friday of complications from pancreatic cancer at 87. “Her father was an immigrant from Odessa,” Roberts continued. “Her mother was born four months after her family arrived from Poland. Her mother later
Alongside Hanoi Jane 46 replies
The Biden campaign, which has bombarded President Donald Trump with attacks about his respect for U.S. soldiers, will be campaigning this weekend with Jane Fonda, a celebrity best known for fraternizing with enemy troops during the Vietnam War. Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris is set to join Fonda at a Saturday virtual event held by progressive advocacy group Supermajority. The event—titled “Supercharge: Women All In”—will “bring together thousands of women to laugh, sing, dance, and celebrate women’s political power,” according to the group’s website.
says black Kentucky AG doesn’t represent
black people 43 replies
An MSNBC guest said Wednesday that Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron doesn’t represent black people after Cameron announced his office’s findings in the Breonna Taylor investigation.Cheryl Dorsey, who is a retired Los Angeles Police Department sergeant, said Cameron, who is black, should be “ashamed of himself,” on “MSNBC Live With Ayman Mohyeldin” Wednesday.Cameron announced that a grand jury indicted one of the three Louisville police officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor.“He does not speak for black folks.
calls BLM a ‘terrorist organization’ 42 replies
Palmetto Cheese, a regional pimento cheese brand based in South Carolina, is getting grilled by shoppers and social media alike after publicly comparing the Black Lives Matter movement to a “terrorist organization.” Now, Costco is pulling the popular cheese spread from its stores’ shelves, USA Today reports. Palmetto Cheese founder Brian Henry, who also happens to be mayor of Pawleys Island, spurred outrage last month when he took a controversial stand against BLM. “I am sickened by the senseless killings in Georgetown,” he wrote in a now-deleted Facebook post on Aug. 25, following the death of Charles Nicholas Wall and Wall’s stepdaughter, Laura Anderson, on Aug. 24.
Party’s Treatment of Barrett’s Religion 36 replies
Since approximately one minute after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death was announced on Friday, politicians on both sides of the aisle have been voicing their opinions about filling her seat just weeks before the next presidential election.President Donald Trump has said he will nominate a potential replacement at the end of the week. The left has already started a smear campaign against one of the candidates thought to be at the top of Trump’s shortlist, Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Their biggest gripe so far? Barrett’s Catholic faith.
Hillary Clinton suggested that Senate Republicans are rushing to confirm President Trump’s pending Supreme Court nominee for one singular purpose: to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “Ultimately this fight, it seems to me, is about health care,” Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, said Wednesday during the 2020 Texas Tribune Festival. “Health care is literally before the court.” “Trump and the Republicans led by Mitch McConnell have been trying to get rid of health care for years ever since President Obama passed the Affordable Care Act,” she continued.
Taylor’s Death Was a Lie – Truth Surfaces –
No Police Charged in Her Death… 34 replies
The media claimed Breonna Taylor was shot during a “no knock” warrant – False.
The media claimed Breonna Taylor was shot in her bed – False.
The media claimed Breonna Taylor was murdered – False. Everything the media and lawyer Ben Crump claimed about the death of Breonna Taylor and the circumstances around her death was based on lies. The officials in Kentucky allowed a mountain of lies to grow until the evidence was finally presented to a grand jury and the Kentucky Attorney General was forced to admit the truth. (Snip) the police executed a search warrant by knocking on the door. Breonna Taylor and her boyfriend Kenneth Walker refused
transfer of power if he loses 33 replies
WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump on Wednesday again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.“We’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said at a news conference, responding to a question about whether he’d commit to a peaceful transfer of power. “You know that I’ve been complaining very strongly about the ballots, and the ballots are a disaster.”It is highly unusual that a sitting president would express less than complete confidence in the American democracy’s electoral process. But he also declined four years ago to commit to honoring the election results if his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, won.
to star in Hallmark’s first LGBTQ-
themed Christmas movie 33 replies
“Mean Girls” actor Jonathan Bennett will star in Hallmark’s first LGBTQ-themed holiday movie, “The Christmas House,” the network announced Wednesday. About two months ago, the Hallmark Channel announced that its 2020 holiday movie selection would include LGBTQ storylines, characters and actors. Now, the television cable channel is making good on its promise.
“Our holiday table is bigger and more welcoming than ever,” Michelle Vicary, the executive VP of programming at Crown Media, Hallmark’s parent company, said Wednesday. “This year’s movies reflect our most diverse representation of talent, narratives, and families, including ‘The Christmas House’, featuring a storyline about a gay couple looking to adopt their first child,
handle Supreme Court battle 32 replies
As the Senate prepares for yet another brutal Supreme Court nomination fight, one particularly sensitive issue is creating apprehension among Democrats: what to do with 87-year-old Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee. Feinstein, the oldest member of the Senate, is widely respected by senators in both parties, but she has noticeably slowed in recent years. Interviews with more than a dozen Democratic senators and aides show widespread concern over whether the California Democrat is capable of leading the aggressive effort Democrats need against whoever President Donald Trump picks to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
in effort to ditch racist imagery 30 replies
Mars Inc. has renamed its Uncle Ben’s rice products “Ben’s Original,” making it the latest food producer to ditch a brand steeped in racist imagery. The Virginia-based company is also scrapping the portrait of a white-haired black man that has adorned its rice boxes for decades—an image that’s long been criticized as a racist stereotype. “We’re still in the process of deciding on what our new iconography will be, but are committed to ensuring that it will be truly reflective of the inclusive future we are striving to create for Ben’s Original,” a Mars Food spokesperson said in a statement.