Politics

Trump Admin Takes “Outrageous Step” to Call in Furloughed Employees to Expand Offshore Drilling

Only personnel deemed essential are continuing to work without pay during the government shutdown, but the Trump administration has now decided that those working to expand offshore drilling qualify, so they are being called back in from furlough to work without pay. How expanding offshore drilling would qualify as an essential activity during the partial […]

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Karen Pence Teaching at School that Bans LGBT Students, Employees

Second Lady Karen Pence has started teaching art twice a week at a school that very specifically bans LGBT students and employees. Many are dismayed that Pence’s decision to teach at such a school reinforces the sense that the Trump administration in general, and Mike and Karen Pence very specifically, are both prejudiced against and […]

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Burger King Lampoons Trump Over His “Hamberders” Tweet

Apparently amused and perhaps also bemused by President Trump’s fast food-related tweet in which he spelled hamburgers as “hamberders”, Burger King responded with a tongue in cheek tweet this morning. Trump had tweeted about all the fast food served last night to Clemson University’s championship football team, patting himself on the back for paying the […]