In other news, Congress is debating whether or not to protect Robert Mueller from Donald Trump. A bipartisan group of Senators wants to pass legislation that would deter Trump from firing Mueller. Members of the House GOP leadership say that’s not necessary. The fact that we’re even having this discussion is more evidence we need people in the House who will stand up to the president and stand up for the American people.
This is a fun video on a serious topic, and points out just how damaging losing net neutrality can be.
It actually understates the case. In the video it demonstrates how losing net neutrality can let companies embark on detrimental business practices. It does that by showing how this might work with something almost all of us are familiar with, buying a hamburger. Continue reading »
Congress is still trying to avoid a government shutdown. If they can’t come to an agreement before next Saturday, then money will stop flowing to many vital services. Republicans control both Houses of Congress and the White House, so if we see this level of dysfunction, we know who to blame.
The Trump Administration and his lackeys in Congress like George Holding are putting one of North Carolina’s most valuable resources at risk by allowing offshore drilling off of our beautiful and vulnerable coast.
The North Carolina coastline is a state treasure. Millions of people vacation at our shores each year and tens of thousands of Tar Heels rely on tourism, fishing, and related industries for their livelihoods. The Trump administration just granted an exemption to Florida, acknowledging the potential risks of offshore drilling to that state’s economy.
George Holding has said that he supports offshore drilling off of our coast. Let’s send a message to George and let him know that North Carolina deserves the same protections afforded to Florida.
Donald Trump and the White House were in an uproar with the release of Michael Wolff’s scathing depiction of the Trump White House. Trump’s lawyers tried issue a cease-and-desist order against the publisher but they released the book early instead. The book also caused what looks to be a permanent split between Trump and his former political advisor, Steve Bannon. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any crazier…