Republican manager [William] Dannemeyer complained in his opening statement about the cost of a paid federal holiday. Congressional Black Caucus Member Parren Mitchell (D-Md.) retorted, “What do you mean ‘cost?’ What was the cost of keeping us blacks where we were? All these extraneous things do not mean a thing to me. I am talking about what is the right and decent thing to do, and to urge a vote for this bill in the form that it is.” … [Read more...] about What Will It Take to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday?
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It has been my long-held belief that conservatives of character on the federal bench, and especially on the Supreme Court, are our constitutional chaperones. They remind us that no matter the issue of the day or flavor of the month — the role of the courts is to simply apply the rule of law and determine the constitutionality of the issue before them. … [Read more...] about Matt Schlapp: Trump’s federal court legacy — how these judges will make a difference
That could leave room for the United States to respond. US output has also dropped sharply, with the number of active drilling wells sinking to a record low, according to Baker Hughes data that goes back to 1987. … [Read more...] about $190 oil sounds crazy. But JPMorgan thinks it’s possible, even after the pandemic
“Everyone is making some type of sacrifice,” Miami Heat forward Andre Iguodala said. “A lot of people in America don’t have jobs right now, and we have the opportunity to be a beacon of light, not just for that one particular thing but the social injustices. We’re going to shed light on that, people being away from their families, understanding that sacrifice … the greater good of everything that our players stand for, including the game of basketball.” … [Read more...] about Welcome Back: Sixers Announce 8 Seeding Games As NBA Sets Schedule For Season Restart
What Klopp and his team have achieved is remarkable. Defeated just once, Liverpool has been the dominant team of the season. The Merseysiders lead second-place City by 23 points and, by the end of the campaign, could amass a record points total of 107. No team has won the title with seven games to spare. … [Read more...] about Liverpool wins English Premier League for the first time in club’s history