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When the Army was ordered to promote “social justice,” combat veterans in 2012 were required to don fake breasts and bellies to understand how pregnant soldiers fared during training. In two separate, college ROTC events in Philadelphia and metropolitan Phoenix in 2015, cadets were required to walk in high heels to raise awareness about sexual violence against women.
Rep. John Lewis, a Democrat from Georgia, announced Sunday that doctors diagnosed him with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, which typically has a poor prognosis.
Lewis said he planned to return to Washington soon to continue working and to undergo treatment over the next several weeks. He said he might miss some votes during that time.
originally posted by: scraedtosleep
a reply to: EndtheMadnessNow
Should I blame all repubs for this?
In November 2019, the House approved a three month extension of the Patriot Act which would have expired on December 15, 2019. Democratic leadership included it as part of a bigger "must pass" spending bill which was approved by a vote of 231-192, mostly along party lines with Democrats voting in favor and Republicans voting against. Only ten Democrats voted against it. Representative Justin Amash (Independent) submitted an amendment to remove the Patriot Act provisions, but it was defeated by the Democratically-controlled Rules committee.
originally posted by: PokeyJoe
a reply to: Justoneman
Can’t remember if it was confirmed here, or on Twitter, but the PATRIOT Act did away with all those pesky restrictions.
originally posted by: Justoneman
It did but I felt then and still do think it is unconstitutional for rights violations.
“When asked how he became aware of the Corporate Governance Initiative, Mr. St. Clair went on to say “Paul Pelosi Jr is a longtime associate, both business and personal, and when I saw him taking a stance on something my organization deems to be a corner stone of our prosperity, I reached out to him to learn more…
Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Peter C. Fitzhugh, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), today announced charges against ASA SAINT CLAIR for his participation in an investment scheme tied to a purported digital coin offering called IGOBIT. SAINT CLAIR allegedly participated in a scheme to defraud victims into providing loans tied to the launch of IGOBIT by World Sports Alliance, a purported intergovernmental organization focused on promoting international development through sports, and falsely promised investors guaranteed returns and an ownership interest in IGOBIT.