A Center for Responsive politics report shows that BP and its employees gave more than $3.5 million to federal candidates over the past 20 years, with the largest chunk of their money going to president Barack Obama. "Donations come from a mix of employees and the company's political action committees&mfash;$2.89 million flowed to campaigns from BP-related PACs and about $638,000 came from individuals."
Trump's legal efforts to prevent states confirming president-elect Joe Biden's win are falling apart, reports CNN, as has his attempt to convice Michigan legislators to ignore the vote and select Trump-friendly electors instead. His efforts are becoming "frantic," writes Zachary B. Wolf. Overturning the results of one state's election would be brazen and horrible enough.… READ THE REST
Georgia has been on my mind a lot lately. It feels a little strange to think so much about a state that I've only been to two or three times. Sure, some of my favorite records were made by artists from The Empire State of the South: Vic Chesnutt's 'West of Rome,' Otis Redding's… READ THE REST
Trump and his allies are now 1 to 30 in post-election litigation, as the losses and legal fees keep piling up. An Arizona court has just dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Arizona Republican Party that sought to expand the state's election audit. READ THE REST
Who doesn't want fun things to play with on their desk? The problem is that too many fun toys make it look like you're not doing any work. So, the trick is to find functional, seemingly innocent-looking items that can satisfy all your fidgety idle hand needs. If you need more useful, yet fun entertainment… READ THE REST
If you want to engage in some joy this holiday season, we have the perfect gift for your fun-loving family member, or even for yourself…you can now effectively turn paper airplanes into drones. For those who have spent countless hours meticulously folding aerodynamically pure paper planes that can slice through the air like a real… READ THE REST
For years, you've heard experts talk about having a solid VPN service to safeguard everything you do online. It's sound advice, especially when you consider what can happen if someone gains access to sensitive information, like your bank access details or online account logins. Yet, too often, we overlook the fragile state of our own… READ THE REST