Republicans

They ain’t a lot of Republicans like Powell

Confession: I was a Republican. I briefly became a year ago while living among the Ultrarawaks on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Their authoritarian dictates drove me crazy. And their narrow definition of economic interests as the rich versus the poor – with the middle class almost invisible – …

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Republican Tennessee lawmakers hope to fight local mask warrants and federal vaccine requirements in special session

NASHVILLE – When Tennessee lawmakers return to Nashville this week for another special session, the Republican supermajority is hoping to fight a federal mandate that big employers must demand employee vaccinations against COVID-19. Other issues for debate include proposals for intervention against school mask warrants, an issue already debated before …

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As Trump mocks last election, Republicans worry about next

Mr Reed said the former president’s comments that Republicans do not vote “should warrant sanction from the Republican National Committee.” He warned: “This will have a severe impact on the mid-term of 2022.” Tensions between Mr McConnell and Mr Trump have intensified in recent times, as the former president has …

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House Republicans target COVID-19 restrictions

Republicans at Tennessee House are rushing forward with a broad set of proposed restrictions on COVID-19 vaccination and mask warrants in a special session called to discuss economic incentives and government authority for the investment of Ford’s $ 5.6 billion. But the bill, HB8003, was doomed this week after gaining …

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North Carolina Republican convicted of “disgusting” anti-LGBTQ tirade | North Carolina

A senior Republican politician from North Carolina faces a wave of outrage and backlash, including calls for resignation, from elected officials and various human rights groups over his recent discriminatory comments comparing homosexuals and transgendered people to “dirt”. Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson, the state’s top Republican in a leadership position, …

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