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  • Visiting Notre Dame, Clarence Thomas criticizes judges for veering into politics September 17, 2021 5:46 am WISH-TV 8 - Indiana (CNN) — On the verge of a new term in which the Supreme Court will wade back into the culture wars, Justice Clarence Thomas reflected Thursday on the role of the judiciary and warned against judges weighing in on controversial issues that he said are …
  • This week in US politics: Another explosive book about Trump has Washington talking September 17, 2021 5:04 am ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Bob Woodward has sparked a fire in American politics. No, you haven't woken up in 1972. Or even in 2020. Here in September 2021, a Bob Woodward investigation is ruffling feathers from Washington to Florida. ICYMI, the Washington Post reported on an …
  • Justice Clarence Thomas says judges are 'asking for trouble' when they wade into politics September 17, 2021 3:33 am CNN "When we begin to venture into the legislative or executive branch lanes, those of us, particularly in the federal judiciary with lifetime appointments, are asking for trouble," he said during a sweeping lecture at the University of Notre Dame …
  • ANALYSIS: How the ‘905’ earns its outsize influence on national politics September 17, 2021 3:14 am Global News As so often happens in a Canadian federal election, the outcome may depend on the choices of the 3.6 million people who live in the “905.” Voters in the 30-odd seats in Durham, York, Peel and Halton regions  — the horseshoe-shaped region that borders …
  • Joe, playing vaccine politics won’t lead to solution September 17, 2021 3:05 am New York Post Maybe President Biden should handle COVID-19 the way he’s handled Afghanistan.  It’s a strange thought, given how badly he botched the US withdrawal. But at least Afghanistan Joe had a clear idea about what we needed to do. COVID Joe has no such exit …
  • Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Thu. Sep. 16, 2021 September 17, 2021 2:55 am KXEL News - Iowa California Dreaming A recall election was held in California Tuesday, and unlike the case 18 years ago, the governor held on to his seat. But before too many on either side start making broad declarations regarding what it all means, let’s just look at …
  • Women Buying Half of All Guns September 17, 2021 2:47 am Taegan Goddard's Political Wire In a marked change from the past, women accounted for nearly half of new gun sales in the U.S. since 2019, the Wall Street Journal reports. “Researchers and gun store owners attributed the jump to fears driven by the Covid-19 pandemic and the protests, …
  • Extremists Used TikTok to Promote Political Violence September 17, 2021 2:47 am Taegan Goddard's Political Wire Ahead of the Jan. 6 attacks at the Capitol, domestic extremists used TikTok to “recruit people to their causes, as well as share ‘tactical guidance’ for terrorist and criminal activities,” Politico reports. “The DHS alert shows concern that TikTok — …
  • Ohio Mayor Demands Entire School Board Resign September 17, 2021 2:47 am Taegan Goddard's Political Wire After students in the Ohio town of Hudson were given an obscene writing assignment, Mayor Craig Shubert told town’s Board of Education they could either all resign or be charged with crimes, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. For the assignment, students …
  • Ex-Trump Aides Launch Campaign Against Biden Agenda September 17, 2021 2:47 am Taegan Goddard's Political Wire “A new conservative coalition led by former Trump administration advisers plans to launch an up to $10 million campaign attacking President Biden’s economic package as it advances through Congress,” the Washington Post reports. “Conservative alarm about …
  • Republican Governors Association Was Hacked September 17, 2021 2:47 am Taegan Goddard's Political Wire “Hackers breached the Republican Governors Association in February, potentially exposing the personal data of nearly 500 people affiliated with the organization,” CNN reports. “It was unclear who was responsible for the breach, which exploited Microsoft …
  • Grand Jury Indicts Democratic Lawyer September 17, 2021 2:47 am Taegan Goddard's Political Wire “A grand jury working with special counsel John Durham’s office handed up an indictment Thursday of lawyer Michael Sussmann, who prosecutors have accused of making false statements to the FBI during the 2016 presidential campaign,” the Washington Post …
  • Idaho Declares Statewide Hospital Crisis September 17, 2021 2:46 am Taegan Goddard's Political Wire “Idaho hospitals are so overwhelmed with the surge in coronavirus cases that doctors and nurses have to contact dozens of regional hospitals across the West in hopes of finding places to transfer individual critical patients,” NBC News reports, “The …
  • Biden Bombs with Manchin September 17, 2021 2:46 am Taegan Goddard's Political Wire “President Biden failed to persuade Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) to agree to spending $3.5 trillion on the Democrats’ budget reconciliation package during their Oval Office meeting on Wednesday,” Axios reports. “Defying a president from his own party — face-to- …
  • Q&A: GU Politics Fellows Discuss Different Political Perspectives, Advice to Students September 17, 2021 2:34 am The Hoya - Washington As the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service fellows prepare to launch the first in-person discussion groups in over a year, the cohort sat down with The Hoya to discuss their goals for the upcoming semester. The fall 2021 cohort includes …
  • Dr Otchere Ankrah slams politicians over politics of insult September 17, 2021 2:32 am Ghana MMA play videoDr. Benjamin Otchere-Ankrah Governance lecturer at the Central University, Dr. Benjamin Otchere-Ankrah, has condemned the politics of insults in the country. - Advertisement - Speaking on Peace FM’s ‘Kokrokoo’ programme, Dr. Otchere-Ankrah fumed …
  • GUBERNATORIAL HOPEFUL BEN DOWNING AIMS TO CHANGE CLIMATE OF MASS POLITICS September 17, 2021 12:14 am Dig Boston - Massachusetts As the Boston mayoral election barrels toward its conclusion, the extent of what can be accomplished in the city will still depend on the political leadership at the state level. Ben Downing, a former state senator from Pittsfield now running for governor, …
  • Clarence Thomas criticizes judges for veering into politics September 16, 2021 11:05 pm The Independent Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Thursday criticized some in the judiciary for veering into the role of legislators and politicians, saying it is not the role of judges to make policy or to base decisions on their personal feelings or religious …
  • The Russian elections and hidden regionalist politics September 16, 2021 10:52 pm Euromaidan Press Russians are scheduled to vote on September 19. They will be deciding electoral races not only to the State Duma (lower chamber of the national parliament) but also to 39 regional legislative assemblies, that is, in almost half of the federation’s subjects …
  • 'BJP's Politics Behind 96% Jump in Communal Riots in India', Says Opposition Congress September 16, 2021 10:39 pm Sputnik News https://sputniknews.com/20210916/bjps-politics-behind-96-jump-in-communal-riots-in-india-says-opposition-congress--1089117465.html 'BJP's Politics Behind 96% Jump in Communal Riots in India', Says Opposition Congress 'BJP…
  • APC delegates conference kicks-off tomorrow – will Sam Sumana be endorsed as party member? September 16, 2021 10:28 pm Sierra Leone Telegraph Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 September 2021: National delegates of Sierra Leone’s embattled main opposition political party – the All Peoples Congress (APC), will meet in the northern city of Makeni tomorrow Friday for a three-day conference to adopt the …
  • Biden slashes distribution of monoclonal antibodies to red states, Marco Rubio reacts: 'This reeks of politics' September 16, 2021 10:23 pm The Blaze The Biden administration is cutting back the supply of monoclonal antibodies, a COVID-19 treatment featuring a lab-engineered protein, in several red states. There has been a backlash to the reduction of the potentially lifesaving treatment, especially in …
  • The People’s Party of Canada looks likely to become a permanent part of national politics September 16, 2021 9:47 pm The Washington Post It is now 2021, however, and Canadians have spent 18 months living under covid lockdowns and restrictions — most recently, vaccine passports, which will soon be in place in Canada’s four most populous provinces. Irritation at this unprecedented use of …
  • PODCAST: Meet the Fall 2021 GU Politics Fellows September 16, 2021 9:38 pm The Hoya - Washington This week, The Hoya spoke with the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s fall 2021 cohort of fellows, a group which includes six prominent figures involved in politics, advocacy and journalism. Listen to meet the 13th class of GU Politics …
  • NI100: 'May be politics' in Higgins not attending service, says DUP September 16, 2021 7:28 pm BBC Sir Jeffrey Donaldson says politics may be involved in Irish President Michael D Higgins' decision to decline an invite to a church service to mark Northern Ireland's centenary. The DUP leader said it was particularly unfortunate as the focus of …
  • The symbolic politics of Judith Butler are all very well, but sometimes reality interjects September 16, 2021 7:12 pm New Statesman The philosopher Judith Butler is infamously difficult to understand. Among Butler’s long list of academic awards, one stands out as rather less enviable: first prize in a 1998 bad-writing contest run by the journal Philosophy and Literature (I would quote …
  • EDITORIAL: We need leadership to defeat Covid, defy the politics of fear and anger September 16, 2021 5:37 pm Malheur Enterprise - Oregon EDITORIAL: President George W. Bush, in his 9/11 remembrance speech, noted the slide of American politics into 'a naked appeal to anger, fear and resentment.' Nowhere is that more apparent today than in our divisiveness over how to combat Covid …
  • I am the rockstar of Namibian politics - Seibeb September 16, 2021 3:59 pm The Namibian LANDLESS People's Movement deputy leader Henny Seibeb has referred to himself as the “rockstar and the boss of Namibian politics”. Seibeb made these remarks on Thursday in the National Assembly when deputy speaker Loide Kasingo gave him an opportunity …
  • Do Democrats or Republicans have a monopoly on dumb politics? The answer may surprise you September 16, 2021 3:55 pm Courier-Journal - Kentucky What’s spreading faster: the delta variant or rank political stupidity? At least we have a vaccine for one of them. The last few days have been a painful reminder of just how dumb our politics has gotten, and that neither party has a monopoly on it. Former …
  • Reality Check: The politics of 'mental decline' September 16, 2021 3:20 pm Pottstown Mercury - Pennsylvania CNN's John Avlon says Donald Trump and his allies in right-wing media are attempting to project and deflect concerns raised by former Trump officials about his mental stability while in office by running a relentless campaign to raise similar questions …