Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Tuesday asked a representative from the U.S. Forest Service if it was possible to alter the orbit of the moon or the Earth as a way of combating climate change…and he wasn’t joking. To be fair to the honorable representative from Texas, it would be really cool,
We’ve heard a lot about cicadas this Spring, their massive numbers, their strange 17 year life cycle, and the incredible sound they make at all hours. But I bet you haven’t heard about they’re band yet. I bet you haven’t seen the Cicada Olympics, or how good little Cicadas went
It was a safe space for Black soldiers to make a home and build families after they returned from fighting in the Civil War and later in World War I. In that time, the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma had risen from dirt plots to a thriving Black community, a
Let the sample grazing begin. Shoppers will soon be able to snack their way through the wholesale warehouse maze that is Costco. For many, that one simple free treat thing feels like a return to normalcy. Over the course of the next few weeks, Costco will phase back their pre-pandemic
Yet another mass shooting occurred in California yesterday. 9 dead at the hands of a 57 year old gunmen in San Jose. Details on the gunmen’s life, mental health and motives are spotty. They usually are with mass shooters, these guys are typically loners, with no extensive recorded history of
May 25 will forever be marked by the murder of George Floyd, but the tragedy left a mark on this nation much deeper and consequential than any one day can contain. As people around the country, and the world, watched the video and witnessed Floyd’s excruciating last breaths, we were
But as we lurch toward what the new normal will look like after this harrowing experience, I wonder, have the people in power learned anything?
In perhaps the first in person protest led by actual millionaires, a group called Patriotic Millionaires rallied outside Jeff Bezo’s $80 million Manhattan apartment building on Tax Day, with a big mobile billboard and a megaphone, demanding Bezos pay his ‘fair share of taxes’. Today @es_indivisible @mkink @PatrioticMills, @CleanupCarl and