strikes

  1. bajisima

    Supreme Court strikes down law banning political clothing at polls

    This will be interesting. The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that banned voters from going to the polls while wearing T-shirts, buttons and similar items containing politically charged messages. "If a State wishes to set its polling places apart as areas free of...
  2. Macduff

    Mexico Strikes Back Levying Tariffs on U.S. Pork, Steel, Whiskey

    Mexico Strikes Back Levying Tariffs on U.S. Pork, Steel, Whiskey You don't win trade wars. Try to protect steel companies, and now pig farmers get the shaft.
  3. L

    California to require solar panels on most new homes

    It's the first state where the renewable energy is mandatory. Jon Fingas, jonfingas 19h ago in Green There's no question that solar power is entering the mainstream, but California is about to give it a giant boost. The state's Energy Commission is expected to approve new energy...
  4. L

    Iran’s Secret Nukes? Scaremongering Netanyahu Strikes Again

    Israel's timely You Tube gambit against Tehran would be frightening--if it were true. By SCOTT RITTER • May 1, 2018 snip The timing of Netanyahu’s presentation—a mere two weeks before Trump is scheduled to make his determination about the fate of the JCPOA—is suspect, as is the methodology...
  5. Mister B

    We're At War

    Glad to see he got to spend a little extra time under the sun lamp and in makeup first...
  6. M

    ISIS Strikes Again

    A gunman claiming allegiance to ISIS takes hostages in French supermarket. One dead reported so far. A policeman was shot 15 minutes away, possibly related incident.
  7. The Man

    "Putin's Chef" strikes again...

    I talked about Yevgeny Prigozhin here: http://politicalhotwire.com/current-events/188431-us-v-russia-combat-deaths-first-since-vietnam.html#post5746652 He is the guy reportedly behind the "troll farm" that is alleged to have interfered in the US election; and also the one who the Russian...
  8. D

    Voting Rights Roundup: North Carolina Supreme Court strikes down GOP's elections boar

    Voting Rights Roundup: North Carolina Supreme Court strikes down GOP's elections board power grab By Stephen Wolf ==================================================== Moral of the story: Each time Republicans try their shenanigans the courts move in and paddle them. They never...
  9. The Man

    Australia to end air strikes against IS in Iraq and Syria

    Australia to end air strikes against IS in Iraq and Syria Makes sense. They want no part of the Syria side of the conflict, which is without a legal mandate and could involve a potential confrontation with Russia...
  10. Friday13

    "Big Pharma" strikes again

    This is unconscionable...this is the same shit that Shkreli pulled. This old drug was free...now it $109,500 a year
  11. D

    Dems to introduce bill barring Trump from preemptive strikes without Congress approva

    Dems to introduce bill barring Trump from preemptive strikes without Congress approval | TheHill By Max Greenwood ==================================================== Of course it has always been that it is ultimately Congress that gets to declare war with the Constitutional power...
  12. M

    Kaepernick strikes again...

    Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL, saying owners colluded against him. He's been without a job since he terminated his contract after last season. I suppose he thought he'd get picked up. This is all just breaking so not many details. So much for his convictions...
  13. Madeline

    Killer 8.2 Quake Strikes Mexico

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/08/world/americas/mexico-earthquake.html Why didn't this cause a tsunami? VERY impressive, that an 8.2 quake could hit Mexico City and the death count be so low. Your thoughts?
  14. D

    A federal judge strikes down an Obama administration rule mandating overtime for mill

    Obviously a Pro-Business activist judge who totally discounted what the U.S.D.L. has said on this matter and preferred to go with BIG Business. Figures. No wonder the working class cannot ever get ahead in this country with rulings like these. Gosh, we sure miss a President Clinton who would...
  15. T

    North Korea vows strikes on US as Trump warns of 'fire and fury'

    In a war of rhetoric, between two apparently incredibly petty men with shortcomings, we have gone from, in my opinion, penis waving to this, threats of nuclear war. I am of the mind you keep ratcheting up sanctions on North Korea, strangling the government, whilst not legitimizing their...
  16. bajisima

    Macron's government strikes firm tone as it unveils labor reform

    Unions apparently were worried about this. French President Emmanuel Macron's government showed its resolve to reform France's labor laws before the end of summer on Tuesday, warning unions that it intended to act swiftly. Macron said during the presidential campaign that he planned to...
  17. D

    McCain strikes back as Trump’s chief critic

    McCain is right about President Obama. It takes a strong Republican to come out openly and speak about how good a Democratic President is while he is in office. Others cower out. McCain does not. He tells it like it is, including things about Trump...
  18. puffin

    SCOTUS strikes down equality law

    Add two to hers, subtract two from his. Around the tree, around the tree, that's how you make it 3. How long would it take Congress to settle this bit of business? nevermind...
  19. KnotaFrayed

    Make America Trumpy - Strikes again.......

    And still, the ignorant faithful, continue to live in denial..... "Millionaires are more afraid than ever - nearly 40% are not investing" "Millionaire confidence plunged by a record amount in May, sparked by fears of government dysfunction in Washington." "The Spectrem Millionaire...
  20. D

    Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

    So, North Carolina thought they could get away with it? Well, no, they can't. The SCOTUS has ruled against them as well they should! Justice Thomas has joined the Liberals on the court with his supporting vote! NC is the same state that greatly dislikes the LGBT Community, by the way. Time to...