"The best thing that I could do to continue to fight for my father was to fight for other families out there and to make it known that these deaths are preventable as long as we are focused on a coordinated response that minimizes risk and puts people first," Urquiza told CNN. … [Read more...] about A grieving daughter called out politicians for ‘lack of leadership’ in her father’s obituary after he died from Covid-19
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BOSTON (CBS) – Boston businessman Dave Andelman resigned as CEO of Phantom Gourmet on Tuesday, days after controversial comments about recent Boston protests came to light. Andelman will no longer appear on the show or be involved in day-to-day operations. … [Read more...] about Dave Andelman Resigns From Phantom Gourmet
Some things would be laughable, except they speak to a suffocating suppression of dissent. Scrabble eliminating 226 “offensive” words from its lexicon, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Huckleberry Finn” banned from schools, sports teams scrambling to change their “insensitive” names, Princeton scrubbing its campus of President Woodrow Wilson, Ford employees demanding the carmaker quit making police cars, and on and on. … [Read more...] about Liz Peek: Democrats beware – Backlash against leftist mob rule growing. Here’s what polls show
Indeed, come January 2021, new lawmakers are set to arrive in Congress with very similar values and politics to the Squad members—Ocasio-Cortez and Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)—having won their own tough races after securing endorsements from those very members. For one, Jamaal Bowman, a former public school teacher who challenged longtime Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), has a near-insurmountable lead in that primary race’s vote tally; and one district to the north, attorney Mondaire Jones has jumped out to a similarly commanding lead in the crowded race to succeed Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY). Both of their New York City-area districts are so overwhelmingly Democratic that if, as expected, they prevail in their primaries, GOP opposition in November will be nominal. … [Read more...] about AOC Is Bringing In a Slew of New Recruits to the ‘Squad’
“It’s tone deaf for the DCCC to be supporting Lipinski when Roe vs. Wade is under threat in a way it hasn’t been in my whole lifetime,” Khanna told The Daily Beast on Thursday. “This is a moment where the Democratic Party needs to be doing everything possible to affirm the constitutional right of a woman to choose. It makes no sense to be supporting someone who doesn’t recognize that right.” … [Read more...] about DCCC Wants to Save a Pro-Life Dem. Dems Ask: at What Cost?