Daniel Darling, senior vice president of communications for the National Religious Broadcasters, was fired Friday (Aug. 27) after refusing to say his pro-vaccine statements were mistaken.
— Read on crooksandliars.com/2021/08/dan-darling-fired-vaccine
What CACI International, Inc. reveals about the feedback loop between military contractors and think tanks.
— Read on www.commondreams.org/views/2021/08/29/when-military-contractors-fund-their-own-pro-war-think-tanks
A Wisconsin school district’s decision exemplified the “mean” in means-testing.
— Read on www.commondreams.org/views/2021/08/29/free-lunch-doesnt-spoil-schoolchildren
If Cesar Chavez were alive today, he’d be fighting for Latino voters but also African Americans and Asian Americans and members of the LGBTQ community — anyone marginalized by efforts to curb voting rights and access to the polls, the labor hero’s grandson says.
— Read on www.cnn.com/2021/08/28/us/cesar-chavez-grandson-alejandro-chavez-voting-march/index.html
Republican former football star Herschel Walker announced this week that he is running for a US Senate seat in Georgia.
— Read on www.cnn.com/2021/08/28/politics/fact-check-herschel-walker-2020-election-january-6/index.html
We do have socialism in this country—but it’s not Democrats’ policies. The real socialism is corporate welfare.
— Read on www.commondreams.org/views/2021/08/27/only-real-socialism-us-corporate-welfare
Van Pelt died waiting three days for a bed in the ICU as unvaccinated patients overwhelmed ICU rooms across the state, his family said.
— Read on crooksandliars.com/2021/08/kansas-man-dies-waiting-icu-bed-hospitals
In an emotional moment during his weekly COVID-19 update, Alabama State Health Officer Dr Scott Harris said the state is in a crisis.
— Read on crooksandliars.com/2021/08/Alabama-COVID-Deaths
The Pentagon reported that Friday’s drone strike killed two ISIS-K targets, while an elder in Jalalabad said several civilians had been kiiled.
— Read on www.commondreams.org/news/2021/08/28/not-what-ending-war-looks-biden-vows-new-strikes-retaliation-kabul-blast