PADemD replied to the topic Sanders to take a break from campaigning to rest his voice in the forum General Discussion 20 minutes ago
Bernie should not be doing a rally 5-7 days before a debate.
PADemD started the topic The acting director of national intelligence is withholding a mysterious whistleblower complaint of 'urgent concern' that may involve Trump in the forum General Discussion 6 hours ago
- The acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, is withholding a whistleblower complaint alleging serious wrongdoing within the intelligence community that may involve President Donald Trump, the House Intelligence Committee revealed on Friday.
- The House panel has subpoenaed Maguire to turn over the complaint.
PADemD started the topic Mysterious waves have been pulsing across Oklahoma in the forum Science and Environment 21 hours ago
Storm clouds hover over a field in Oklahoma. Geologists there have been chasing down an unusual signal in their seismic data that grew in frequency and spread as the summer wore on.
It all started when a wave swept across Oklahoma on June 24, just before 11:11 a.m. local time. It buzzed one seismometer after another, seeming to ping-pong…
PADemD started the topic California’s Public Banking Act approved by State Assembly! Next up: Gov. Newsom’s desk in the forum General Discussion 1 day ago
California’s groundbreaking Public Banking Act, AB 857, was approved by the State Assembly today for the concurrence vote, 41 Aye’s, 22 No’s. The bill required 41 Aye’s. The Senate approved the bill on Wednesday, Sept 11, 25 Aye’s, 11 No’s.The bill now has 17 co-authors in addition to the two lead authors, Assemblymembers David Chiu and Miguel…[Read more]
PADemD started the topic California bans private prisons – including Ice detention centers in the forum General Discussion 1 day ago
The private prison industry is set to be upended after California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday banning the facilities from operating in the state. The move will probably also close down four large immigration detention facilities that can hold up to 4,500 people at a time.
The legislation is being hailed as a major victory for criminal…[Read more]
PADemD replied to the topic Biden raises eyebrows with ‘record player’ comment in the forum President 2 days ago
I actually have two cassette tape/CD/record players in my house.
PADemD replied to the topic According to Vox, Biden has been the strong frontrunner ALL YEAR! in the forum General Discussion 3 days ago
If the Democrats would impeach Trump, we wouldn’t have to worry about beating him.
Yesterday, the New York Times reported a fact that’s been circulating in quieter corners of the internet for a while: Elizabeth Warren is partially funding her presidential campaign with money raised from wealthy megadonors throughout 2018.
When she announced her presidential campaign this year, Warren promised to eschew the traditional t…[Read more]
PADemD started the topic Immigration judge told 2-year-old to be quiet or a dog would 'bite you': report in the forum General Discussion 4 days ago
An immigration judge reportedly threatened a Guatemalan child who was making some noise that a “very big dog” would “come out and bite you” if the undocumented immigrant did not quiet down, according to a report by Mother Jones.
The boy was in the courtroom with his mother for an immigration hearing in March 2016 when the threat happene…[Read more]
PADemD started the topic Purdue Pharma: Sackler Family's 'Personal Wealth' Offered In Opioid Deal in the forum General Discussion 4 days ago
The family that owns Purdue Pharma, maker of Oxycontin, has agreed to give up “the entire value” of the privately owned firm to settle claims that Purdue played a central role in the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic.
That’s according to a spokesperson for the firm, who detailed the Sackler family’s offer in an email sent to NPR on…[Read more]
PADemD started the topic Tennessee Senator calls higher education a 'liberal breeding ground,' calls to remove it all together in the forum General Discussion 5 days ago
A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says he supports getting rid of higher education because he argues it would cut off the “liberal breeding ground.”
Sen. Kerry Roberts of Springfield called for eliminating higher education while speaking about attending a recent abortion legislative hearing on his conservative radio talk show on Sept. 2.…[Read more]
PADemD replied to the topic Hillary Clinton is still pulling the strings. Warren showed her loyalty and will be rewarded by establishment support. in the forum President 5 days ago
My concern is that Warren, or Biden, will pick Hillary for VP. I really don’t think Warren will pick Bernie.
PADemD started the topic The US Air Force is reviewing how it picks hotels after a crew refueling in Scotland drove 54 miles to stay at Trump's luxury resort in the forum General Discussion 5 days ago
The US Air Force is reviewing how it picks where its crews stay overnight after it was revealed that crews had driven over 50 miles to stay at US President Donald Trump’s own resort in Scotland, according to a report from Politico.
Brigadier General Ed Thomas, the Air Force’s chief spokesman, told Politico: “We are reviewing all associated…[Read more]
PADemD started the topic Ohio will purge more than 200,000 voters — from a list riddled with errors in the forum General Discussion 5 days ago
Ohio is set to purge nearly a quarter-million people from its voter rolls Friday despite journalists and voting rights groups finding repeated mistakes on the state’s list.
PADemD started the topic Trump Privately Tells Confidants That ‘Socialism’ Won’t Be ‘So Easy’ to Beat in 2020 in the forum President 5 days ago
As he campaigns for re-election, Donald Trump and his team have made trashing the “socialists or communists” in the 2020 Democratic presidential field a cornerstone of their messaging. In private, however, the president often strikes a different, more nuanced tone—one driven by a concern that socialism (at least as defined by the Democrats) may a…[Read more]
PADemD started the topic How a cheap mineral could make a better battery — and help the planet in the forum Science and Environment 6 days ago
Calcium could replace lithium in batteries that store solar and wind power.
A newly synthesized chemical could pave the way for the manufacture of calcium-based batteries, which might be safer and cheaper than today’s lithium-based models.
The lithium-ion batteries in mobile phones and other electronic devices have numerous drawbacks: they s…
Revelations that U.S. Air Force crews have stayed at President Trump’s golf resort in Scotland multiple times since his inauguration prompted the Air Force to announce late Sunday that it has launched a worldwide review of how it selects overnight accommodations on long-haul flights. The House Oversight Committee is investigating one such…[Read more]
PADemD started the topic Trump Raids Funds Meant to Deter Russia to Pay for His Wall in the forum General Discussion 6 days ago
The Trump administration’s move to divert billions of dollars intended for military construction projects in order to finance a border wall with Mexico sparked outrage last week, with cuts to things like funding Army base elementary schools on U.S. soil dominating the discussion, and prompting sharp criticism from lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
But w…[Read more]
PADemD started the topic Email: Opioid talks fail, Purdue bankruptcy filing expected in the forum General Discussion 6 days ago
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy after settlement talks over the nation’s deadly overdose crisis hit an impasse, attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday.
The breakdown puts the first federal trial over the opioid epidemic on track to begin next month, likely without Purdue, and sets the stage for a c…[Read more]
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