In accordance with the lawmakers, “one of the best ways” to enhance outcomes for folks in the USA “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 companies 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 p.c or extra this 12 months. “It’s very doubtless that these will increase are bigger than any on file,” mentioned one criminologist.
- ’Basically Cyberbullying’: How Cops Abuse Social Media to Publicly Humiliate, by Hope Corrigan. Regulation 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 finally have proof of real change. Trump’s psychological decline might not be really accelerating, however he’s turning in opposition to his supporters in a pointy and distinctive vogue.
TOP COMMENTS • RESCUED DIARIES
“The virus that we’re speaking about having to do, lots of people assume that goes away in April, with the warmth, as the warmth is available in, sometimes that can go away in April.” ~~Donald J. Trump, Feb. 10, 2020.
At Every 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 aspect.
So here is the deal:
Sen. Patty Murray supposed to be provocative when she advised a bunch of highschool college students terrorist chief Osama bin Laden is fashionable in poor nations as a result of he helped pay for faculties, roads and even day care facilities.
“We’ve not completed that,” Murray mentioned. “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?”
Received it? She mentioned: the US could be extra fashionable abroad if we constructed faculties, relatively than bomb. Osama builds faculties (which he does). Due to this fact, Osama is extra fashionable.
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 whilst recognized segregationists Lott and Ashcroft stay in public service