Based on the lawmakers, “one of the best ways” to enhance outcomes for folks in the US “is to cease particular pursuits from profiting off of the general public service of presidency officers and to padlock the revolving door between company, particular curiosity and our authorities.”
To this finish, the trio insisted on “enacting a complete ban on lobbyists employed by firms from serving within the administration, particularly at government businesses they lobbied.” […]
THREE OTHER ARTICLES WORTH READING
- A Historic Surge in Gun Violence Compounds the Traumas of 2020, by Champe Barton, Brian Freskos, and Daniel Nass. In over a dozen cities, homicides rose by 50 % or extra this yr. “It’s very doubtless that these will increase are bigger than any on file,” stated one criminologist.
- ’Basically Cyberbullying’: How Cops Abuse Social Media to Publicly Humiliate, by Hope Corrigan. Legislation enforcement businesses are creating on-line content material, typically on the expense of individuals they’ve arrested.
- Trump Has Reached the ‘Railing Against Mike Pence’ Bunker Phase, by Jonathan Chait. In the true final stages of the Trump presidency, we ultimately have proof of real change. Trump’s psychological decline is probably not really accelerating, however he’s turning in opposition to his supporters in a pointy and distinctive trend.
TOP COMMENTS • RESCUED DIARIES
“The virus that we’re speaking about having to do, lots of people suppose that goes away in April, with the warmth, as the warmth is available in, sometimes that may go away in April.” ~~Donald J. Trump, Feb. 10, 2020.
At Day by day Kos on this date in 2002—In protection of Sen. Murray:
Boy, stung from a actual scandal, the GOP is now trying to manufacture one on the Democratic facet.
So here is the deal:
Sen. Patty Murray meant to be provocative when she informed a bunch of highschool college students terrorist chief Osama bin Laden is standard in poor international locations as a result of he helped pay for faculties, roads and even day care facilities.
“We have not performed that,” Murray stated. “How would they take a look at us at the moment if we had been there serving to them with a few of that relatively than simply being the people who find themselves going to bomb in Iraq and go to Afghanistan?”
Bought it? She stated: the US could be extra standard abroad if we constructed faculties, relatively than bomb. Osama builds faculties (which he does). Due to this fact, Osama is extra standard.
That is outrageous? So Drudge and all of the jokers of the Mighty Wullitzer are making Murray out to be some form of enemy sympathizer. Even higher, they’re asking her to resign. This at the same time as recognized segregationists Lott and Ashcroft stay in public service