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NFL defensive end Carl Nassib comes out as gay, and the NFL rejoices

The NFL has had a history of being a place that wasn’t very open or accepting of LGBTQ athletes and community members. When Michael Sams...

Trump is out of step with a U.S. that now supports pro athletes’ right to protest racism

Donald Trump is increasingly out of step with America when it comes to racial justice protests by professional athletes. Four years after Colin Kaepernick started...

The first big football conference has cancelled the season because Republicans fumbled COVID-19

On Monday morning, the presidents of the universities that compromise the Big 10 conference (which is actually comprised of 14 universities) voted 12-2 to cancel...

We The People Are Saving Our Country: Saturday’s Good News

I’ve started a new series 100 Reasons to Love Joe Biden.  The first entry is Biden’s Tax Plan.  Keep an eye out for them if you...

The “Negro National Hymn” to be sung before the first NFL games – reactionaries haz a sad

It is a surprise to some who haven’t spent time in African-American cultural institutions that Lift Every Voice and Sing is a standard for...

‘Astonishing’ Trump Rule Could Let Banks Classify NFL Stadium Investments as Aid to Poor Communities

Rule changes proposed by the Trump administration last week could let banks classify investments in professional sports stadiums as aid to the poor, and...

‘I Just Couldn’t Be a Sellout’: Rihanna Confirms She Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Show In Solidarity With Kaepernick

The singer Rihanna confirmed Wednesday that she turned down an invitation to perform at the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show to express solidarity with activist former...

NFL players bail out college student detained by ICE for 3 months after reading poem in public

Jose Bello, a 22-year-old college student and farmworker who was imprisoned for 89 days at the Mesa Verde Detention Center in Bakersfield, California, was released...

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Republicans demand the debt ceiling be raised … and promise to block Democratic attempts to do so

The nation is now used to seeing political standoffs whenever the time again comes to raise the now-infamous "debt...
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Capitol police officer reportedly disclosed information on lawmakers' secure location on Jan. 6

Reports surfaced during the weekend that at least six Capitol Police officers were recommended for “disciplinary action” for various conduct...

News Roundup: Republicans threaten debt standoff; Mike Pence is no hero; Texas vs. tech companies

In the news today: The nation slides towards another self-inflicted crisis as Republicans once again vow to block a...

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The exploiting of and problems with the 1st amendment

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