On MSNBC, Lawrence O'Donnell reminds us that the United States of America has awfully mistreated the people who lived on this continent before us, and helps America understand the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
PRESIDENT TRUMP IMPEACHED FOR INCITING 1/6 CAPITOL RIOT A majority of the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump a historic second time, on charges of 'incitement of insurrection.' The final vote was 232 for and 197 against impeachment with five not voting. 222 Democrats and 10 Republicans voted for… READ THE REST
The House Judiciary Committee released a staff report on impeachment late on Tuesday, which details the factual and constitutional case for charging President Donald J. Trump with "willful incitement of insurrection." Here is the report [https://judiciary.house.gov]. Excerpt: President Trump invited his political supporters to Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021, the day fixed by law… READ THE REST
"I will vote in favor of impeachment." Another one. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois) will vote for impeachment. "If these actions–the Article II branch inciting a deadly insurrection against the Article I branch–are not worthy of impeachment, then what is an impeachable offense?," asks Republican @RepKinzinger. "I will vote in favor of impeachment." Previously: Liz Cheney. Rep.… READ THE REST
It feels like not many of us use cash anymore, but that hasn't eliminated the need for that staple of American manhood — the wallet — anytime soon. Of course, the idea of what a wallet is has certainly been changing in recent years. Where leather billfolds used to be stacked thick with cash, cards, photos,… READ THE REST
If mobile devices had been around when the Boy Scouts were organized over 110 years ago, it feels likely that telling scouts to have a stable supply of standby power around in case of emergency would have been high on the essentials list. The Boy Scouts are all about being prepared — and that's pretty… READ THE REST
Trying to sleep during the height of the summer heat isn't always easy. If you live in a warm climate and if you have upstairs bedrooms, you know the heat rises — and while the air conditioning keeps things feeling comfortable downstairs, that isn't always the case upstairs. Once you throw some sheets and blankets… READ THE REST