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."
This scathing 9-minute look at the life Ted Cruz can be summed up in a quote by Craig Mazin, creator of the five-part miniseries Chernobyl and Ted Cruz's college roommate at Princeton: "Ted Cruz is a nightmare of a human being. I have plenty of problems with his politics, but truthfully, his personality is so awful… READ THE REST
In a barefaced, spiteful opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, Ted Cruz told corporations who support Georgia's anti-democratic election laws that he will no longer accept their bribes in exchange for ignoring their malfeasance: This time, we won't look the other way on Coca-Cola's $12 billion in back taxes owed. This time, when Major… READ THE REST
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz paid for sex with multiple women and a minor-age girl, his pal Joel Greenberg wrote in a letter written late 2020. The letter was composed in hopes of securing Greenberg, then under federal indictment, a pardon from then-president Trump. The Daily Beast's Jose Pagliery and Roger Sollenberger write that Roger Stone… READ THE REST
Everybody has their main reason for wanting and needing a smartphone. For some, it's communication. For others, it's about web access anywhere and everywhere. And there are even those who literally couldn't get from Point A to Point B without a computer brain charting the course. Another key group of smartphone users is the chroniclers,… READ THE REST
In your eternal search to cool up your home — both figuratively and literally — a bladeless fan might be a great investment as the summer months start rolling into view. For efficiency, new power-saving bladeless fans help cool a space without being forced to pay the cost of using the air conditioner to chill out… READ THE REST
Microsoft has Windows. Apple has Mac OS. Between them, they're the operating systems running 92 percent of the computers in the world. And they were created, developed, owned, and sold as proprietary software by those two companies for use on their particular machines. Linux? Linux is the very definition of a free agent. A versatile,… READ THE REST