A federal judge in Maryland is the second judge to block President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender service members in the U.S. armed forces. Trump’s proposed ban involves prohibiting transgender people from serving in the military, as well as from receiving transition-related health care through the military. Judge Marvin Garbis was struck by the haste … Continued
It was reported last month that back in July, following a meeting in which President Donald Trump was briefed on nuclear weapon assessments worldwide, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson referred to the president as a “moron.” Now “idiot” and “dope” can be added to the list of disparaging descriptions Trump’s own cabinet members use to describe … Continued
The top U.S. nuclear commander said Saturday that he would refuse an order from President Donald Trump, to launch nuclear weapons, if he determines it to be “illegal.” Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told a panel at the Halifax international Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada that there is a … Continued
For months, President Donald Trump has pushed Republicans in Congress to cut taxes for the rich as part of his much touted and tweeted tax reform. There is no doubt he wants these cuts for the wealthy, even at the cost of others. For example, Trump wants to reallocate money slated to help lower-income Americans purchase health … Continued
France is the new leader of the free world, at least where climate change is concerned. After President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord in June, French President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday that France will cover the amount the U.S. contributed to the United Nations’ climate science research. “They will … Continued
Some our ‘human’ DNA comes from ancient alien viruses that colonized our ancestors’ bodies millions of years ago, in part shaping our evolution.
The Pentagon paid for an active-duty service member’s gender transition surgery that took place on Tuesday, NBC News reports. It was the first such gender-reassignment procedure approved under a waiver allowing the United States military to pay for the operation, and it took place in a private hospital. We know that the soldier identifies as … Continued
A taxonomy of trolls reveals how the “alternative-right” is unifying with a language of hate.
More than 400 American millionaires and billionaires have signed a letter urging the Republican-controlled Congress to not cut their taxes, as they believe the proposed tax cuts for the wealthy will cause further national debt and inequality. They say that drastically reducing taxes on the wealthiest families would be an egregious mistake, especially when the … Continued
Sandy Hook Families Take Fight To Hold Gun Manufacturers Accountable for Gun Deaths to Connecticut Supreme Court
The NRA is fighting them at every turn.